15 Easy Christmas Crafts for Adults and Kids

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What is the easiest way to decorate for Christmas?

Christmas is fast approaching and what better way to welcome this festive holiday by decorating your home with Christmas decor? But, unlike popular belief, your holiday decor does not need to break the bank. Because do you know what makes a holiday decor more special? It’s when you make them on your own or with your family! Aside from styling your home with festive things, you also get to prepare yourself with the holiday spirit early on! 

But before starting, you may ask yourself: What is the easiest way to decorate for Christmas? And personally, one of the best options you can do is to choose a theme. There are different ways for you to choose a theme this Christmas. For one, you can choose a theme by color. You can go with the classic festive color scheme consisting of greens, reds and golds. If you want a modern twist, you can style your home with white and neutral colors which add that extra air of sophistication. For a more rustic or natural look, you may want to decore your home with wood, pine boughs, twigs, and other wood scraps. Another theme is through shape or symbols. Since Christmas has its own signature shapes, it will be quite easy. You can decorate your home with star, snowflakes, angels, snowballs, and more!

Another tip for making your home more Christmas-y is to decorate your home with candles! Then, decorate these candles by placing them in empty jars or tall candlesticks. Let’s also not forget our Christmas lights and Christmas wreaths. And of course, gather the family together to decorate your Christmas tree!

I know that the main area in your house you will focus on is your living room. But let’s not forget that there are other spaces in the house! Don’t forget the kitchen, guest rooms, and your front porch! Decorating them with holiday-themed pillows, scented candles, a glass bowl full of Christmas ornaments and various holiday family photos are more than enough! But the most important thing is to not stress yourself out. Christmas decorating is all about bringing back or welcoming new happy memories during this holiday.

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What are some good Christmas crafts?

Once Thanksgiving is over, people are then usually on the hunt for Christmas decor and gift ideas. Others are already planning their Christmas activities and traditions. And if you have your own family and a mother of the house, you may be pressured with all of the mentioned things above. But do not worry because first of all, you do not need to go out and join the Christmas rush. You can make your own Christmas gifts and decor by hand which makes everything even more special! And no, it will not cost you a lot. You can easily make your Christmas crafts just with the things you have at home (or outside your home)! Here are some good Christmas crafts you can do:

  • Christmas wreath
  • Snow mason jar
  • Snowman decor
  • (Jingle) Bell ornaments
  • Christmas tree ornaments
  • DIY holiday photo frames

Christmas craft ideas

No need to break the bank when it comes to Christmas gifts and decor because you can easily do it on your own! Here are 15 easy Christmas crafts ideas both adults and kids will enjoy!


15. How to Make a Napkin Ornament

Do you know how easy it is to make this gorgeous napkin ornament? With just a few minutes, you can learn how to make a napkin ornament that will be one of your new favorite Christmas crafts!

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14. Simple Christmas Tree Craft

Today we are getting in the Christmas mood and have made this Simple Christmas tree craft using cotton buds. You could make this into a card to give out or just to hang up in your house. Either way the kids will enjoy making it!

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13. Making Easy Sew Candy Cane Crafts For Your Christmas Tree

This month, the Bostik craft needs to be used to create a Christmas decoration, so we have been getting busy creating easy sew candy cane crafts for the tree.

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12. How to Make Super Cute Christmas Reed Diffusers

These Christmas reed diffusers use fillable Christmas baubles as diffuser bottles and Christmassy essential oils for fragrance.

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11. Homemade Christmas Bath Bombs

November is here and we are finally allowed to talk about Christmas, hoorah! I am a big fan of the gentle build up, the gradual introduction of a little music here, a dash of spice there and a flick through a magazine filled with sparkle.

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10. How To Make A Cotton Reel Map Christmas Ornament

Every festive season I dig the box of old favourite Christmas ornaments to decorate the tree with. I add a couple of new handmade ones to the collection each year, including these cotton reel map Christmas ornaments.

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9. Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids

As I get ready for the holidays, I love to start with some arts and crafts! These Christmas crafts for kids are super cute and really easy to make. They are sturdy and so simple that my kids were able to make them largely independently.

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8. Old-Fashioned Hard Candy Holiday Ornament

Do you love the feeling of nostalgia that old-fashioned hard candy brings? My grandma (actually BOTH of my grandmas) always had a bowl of hard candy out at the holidays. My Grandma on my mom’s side usually had it in an old cookie tin that sat on the dining room table.

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7. Jingle Bell Wreath Ornament – Easy Craft Activity

We have always loved making ornaments together as a family. Every year when we decorate the tree, there are ornaments that go allllll the way back to when I was a little kid and started making ornaments with my mom.

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6. A Handprint Reindeer Craft For Kids

Kids love making handprint crafts and since Rudolph the Red Nosed reindeer is one of the most iconic characters of the Christmas season we knew we needed to start with him.

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5. Free Printable Buddy The Elf Craft For Kids

They’re a great elf craft for Christmas and they come with a free elf template printable so it’s super easy to recreate at home or school.

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4. Gingerbread Man Paper Bag Puppet Craft

If your family has a Christmas tradition of making gingerbread men or houses, you’ll love creating these gingerbread man paper bag puppets.

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3. DIY Tabletop Christmas Tree

It’s time to decorate for Christmas. Christmas trees are a timeless element to the holiday season. If you do not have space for a large tree, an artificial tabletop Christmas tree can add a festive touch to any home.

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2. DIY Flannel Trees

Make your Christmas decor cozy this year with these DIY Flannel Trees! They’re one of the easiest craft projects you’ll ever make, and will save you tons from buying them!

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1. Free Printable 3D Christmas Characters! Finger Puppets, Tree Decorations? How Will You Use Yours?

This cute festive printable is FREE to download and comes with three pre-coloured and three ready-to-colour Christmas Characters.

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