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DIY Christmas Decorating Ideas

Welcome to the holiday home tour with DIY Christmas Decorating and more. The holiday season is my favorite time of year since I love to decorate, give gifts, feast on goodies, and share time with family and friends. However, this year we have been renovating our home, and most of our belongings are in storage, so I have been busy with DIY Christmas decorations, stockings, Christmas signs, throws, pillows, blanket ladder, and tree stands.

Welcome; if you are joining me from Sonya Burgess’ home, Sonya’s neutral Christmas decor is stunning; thank you for stopping by.

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DIY Christmas Decor

I always ask myself this simple question. Why buy when you can DIY? So I decided to design our DIY Christmas decorations and set to work on them. You can see my DIY video about the ornament’s makeover HERE.

Inexpensive Holiday Decorating Ideas

I started with the dining room since it had already been renovated. By my request, my husband made a Christmas tree box for the tree stand. After setting up the tree, I purchased some inexpensive clear ornaments, and I gave them a makeover. Before I added the ornaments, I added ribbons to the tree.

Did I mention that my fireplace is under construction? Hence, we needed a place to hang the Christmas stockings I made.

Hubby to the rescue again. He built a rustic blanket ladder for the stockings that I can use all year. The wooden trees were also DIY Christmas decorations; you can see how we made them HERE.

Modern Farmhouse Christmas Tree, DIY ornaments, plaid ribbons, DIY rustic farmhouse blanket ladder, handmade Christmas stockings

Modern Farmhouse Christmas Tree, DIY ornaments, plaid ribbons, DIY rustic farmhouse

These adorable embroidery hoop ornaments were so easy to make; you can see how I made them HERE.

DIY Christmas ornaments. DIY embroidery hoop Christmas ornaments

DIY Christmas ornaments. DIY embroidery hoop Christmas ornaments

Handmade Embroidery Hoop Christmas Ornaments

Handmade Embroidery Hoop Christmas Ornaments

DIY Rustic Farmhouse blanket ladder with Farmhouse Christmas stockings

DIY Rustic Farmhouse blanket ladder with Farmhouse Christmas stockings

Christmas gift wrapping, DIY Christmas tree box stand and wooden trees

Christmas gift wrapping, DIY Christmas tree box stand, and wooden trees

 

Easy Christmas Crafts Decorating

The living room is another room that has been renovated, so it will have to be our main Christmas celebration room. Our “real” living room furniture is in storage, so decorating has been a challenge. The little tree that usually stands next to the fireplace will have to do since our big tree is too tall for this room. To the rescue again, Hubby repainted the Christmas tree stand (sleigh) to match our new DIY Christmas decorations.

Some of my favorite Christmas craft projects in this are the signs. The photo below measures 50″ by 30,” Yes, the hubby cut the wood and made the frame. My daughter, Olivia, made the design, and it was hand-painted with chalk paint. The loopy yard wreath I made in an earlier post see it here.

DIY hand painted rustic farmhouse Christmas sign

DIY hand-painted rustic farmhouse Christmas sign

The Christmas sign tutorial you can find HERE. Please join my creative adventures by filling out this form, and it will be delivered to your inbox.

DIY Rustic handmade Christmas sign

DIY Rustic handmade Christmas sign

DIY Gnomes

My tutorial about gnome making features the gnome in the photo below. You can see that post here.

DIY Gnome

DIY Gnome

Handmade Christmas Stockings

Another one of my DIY Christmas decorating ideas was to make some new stockings, so I choose the same light gray fabric that I used on the pillows I made and white faux fur (see how I made them here) to coordinate with the decor in the room. The easy DIY blanket ladder how-to you can find HERE.

Handmade Christmas stockings with Initials

Handmade Christmas stockings with Initials

The stockings were made with the same gray fabric I used on the pillows’ backs with the snowflakes and Get Cozy. I wanted to make pillows from winter colors so they could stay out all winter.

DIY Christmas stockings, blanket ladder and get cozy pillow

DIY Christmas stockings, blanket ladder, and get a cozy pillow

Woodland Gnomes

Woodland Gnomes

Handmade Ornaments – DIY Christmas Decorating

Nordic Christmas ornaments are so pretty, so I made my felt ornaments in that style see how here. The embroidery hoop ornaments I made in a rustic farmhouse style.

Blanket ladder with handmade Christmas stockings

Blanket ladder with handmade Christmas stockings

The handmade felt Christmas ornaments I made last year can see how HERE in this earlier post. You can gather your family and friends and DIY some Christmas decorations while sipping hot cocoa.

Willow basket with Christmas floral and ribbons

Willow basket with Christmas floral and ribbons

Handmade yarn Christmas Tree

Handmade yarn Christmas Tree

The simple yarn tree was a quick DIY Christmas decorating idea.

Mercury glass and rustic candle holders

Mercury glass and rustic candle holders

Christmas Moscow Mule Cocktails and cheese tray

Christmas Moscow Mule Cocktails and cheese tray

We serve a ton of goodies during the holidays, and the coffee table is our main serving spot during Christmas movie watching and visiting with friends.

Another fun Christmas craft DIY project is an Advent Calendar.

Advent candy calendar

Advent candy calendar

Fun pillows with pom pom accents

Fun pillows with pom pom accents

Want to enjoy all the holiday season has to offer, but it all seems overwhelming? Join me as we enjoy a stress-free holiday season with a ton of inspiration, money-saving ideas for DIY Christmas decorating, gift-giving, and so much more. Join HERE! And have the best of everything this holiday.


My home is one stop on an amazing Celebrating Christmas Home Tour, so be sure to visit everyone’s home and be inspired and delighted. The next stop on tour is White Arrows Home, so be sure to tell her I said hello.

More Christmas decorating ideas

More Christmas decorating ideas

Sand Dollar Lane  //  Aratari at Home  //  Postcards From the Ridge  //  Sweet Pea

More Christmas Decorating Inspiration

More Christmas Decorating Inspiration

 

Worthing Court  //  Atta Girl Says  //  Sonya Burgess  //  Kippi at Home

Living room Christmas decorations

Living room Christmas decorations

 

White Arrows Home  //  Cribbs Style  //  Dabbling & Decorating  //  One House 2 Barns

Family room decorations for Christmas

Family room decorations for Christmas

 

My Family Thyme  //  The February Fox  //  A Life Unfolding

Christmas Ornaments

Christmas Ornaments

 

My Wee Abode  //  The Tattered Pew  //  Thistlewood Farms

 

DIY Christmas Crafts

DIY Christmas Crafts

Artsy Chicks Rule  //  2 Bees in a Pod  //  Zucchini Sisters (not shown)  //  The Little by Little Home

Table setting Christmas Decor ideas

Table setting Christmas Decor ideas

 

The French Blue Cottage  //  Elizabeth Joan Designs  //  Joy in Our Home

Decorating Ideas for the Dining Room

Decorating Ideas for the Dining Room

 

Thistle Key Lane  //  Noting Grace

 

Want to enjoy all the holiday season has to offer, but it all seems overwhelming? Join me as we enjoy a stress-free holiday season with a ton of inspiration, money-saving ideas for DIY Christmas decorating, gift-giving, and so much more. Join HERE! And have the best of everything this holiday.

Merry Christmas,

Kippi

 

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mrsben

Thursday 10th of December 2020

Very creative and also impressive! Love everything as so professionally finished. Wishing you and yours A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS and thank you for sharing. -Brenda-

Rebecca

Tuesday 24th of November 2020

Kippi, you have so many great holiday decor ideas! I love them all! Thanks for sharing at Celebrate Your Story! Link Party. You've been featured this week :)

Shuhana Allen

Sunday 8th of November 2020

I love that you mentioned the DIY Christmas decorating ideas. I got too many ideas for this Christmas from your blog. Now everyone can make their DIY Christmas decorating easily. Your blog has nice information and I got good ideas. Thanks for sharing.

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Marilyn Lesniak

Saturday 14th of December 2019

Thank you for sharing at #OverTheMoon. Pinned and shared. Have a lovely week. I hope to see you at next week’s party too! Happy Holiday!

Kippi

Saturday 17th of October 2020

Thank for your visit. I hope you have a very Merry Christmas. Hugs, Kippi

Lynne

Tuesday 10th of December 2019

Kippi, your DIY Christmas decorations are absolutely beautiful! You are so creative and talented! Everything looks so cozy and welcoming! It is so much fun to be on this blog hop with you. Merry Christmas to you and your family!

Kippi

Saturday 17th of October 2020

Thank you so much for visiting today. Merry Christmas, Kippi

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