12 Easy Christmas Crafts

We can all agree that the holiday season tends to be a busy one, if not the busiest. There are all the gatherings, gift shopping, and so much baking. But it’s also the perfect time to slow down and enjoy an afternoon of Christmas crafting!

Making festive decorations, gifts, and toys by hand is one of those Christmas traditions that’s so much fun to share with family and friends. So, we’ve gathered the best Christmas crafts that are easy enough to do with all of your loved ones (including the little ones!) this year.

Christmas Lantern Wreath

A vintage-inspired lantern is at the center of this festive wreath featuring red poinsettias, pinecones, and berries. Light it up with a battery-operated candle to make your front door really shine this holiday season!

Get the tutorial at Dream a Little Bigger.

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Colorful Christmas Trees on Stands

These colorful Christmas trees are easy to craft using odds and ends from your craft supplies. You’ll sew the trees using felt sheets and dress them up with buttons, rickrack, and pompoms.

Get the tutorial at Dream a Little Bigger.

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Christmas Balloon Wreath

How fun is this colorful balloon wreath? It’s easy and affordable to create and it will make such a playful statement hanging in any room of your home.

Get the tutorial at Studio DIY.

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Pinecone Garland

If you a little need inspiration for your Christmas décor, you can always look to nature! Forage for some pinecones and put together a lovely garland that can act as a mantle decoration or even a unique table runner.

Get the tutorial at Lovely Indeed.

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Easy Christmas Gift Wrap

Why splurge on fancy gift wrap when you can make your own? You can also kiss gift wrapping goodbye with these simple paper bags punched up with rubber stamps in Christmassy designs. Top it all off with some twine or ribbon tied in a bow.

Get the tutorial at Lovely Indeed.

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Embroidery Hoop Christmas Ornaments

Plaid is always in style for the holidays. You’ll use old shirts and embroidery hoops to craft these charming DIY Christmas ornaments.

Get the tutorial at Inspired by Charm.

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Colorful Christmas Village

Create a Christmas village that will last a lifetime with this easy tutorial. All you’ll need are some unfinished birdhouses and a few other supplies from the craft store!

Get the tutorial at Studio DIY.

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Jingle Bell Wood Bead Garland

Dress up your Christmas tree in traditional style with a garland of natural wood beads, jingle bells, and festive ribbons. Or, you could add this strand to some greenery to make a beautiful garland for your mantle or stair railing.

Get the tutorial at Average But Inspired.

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Circle Punched Paper Christmas Trees

Aren’t these little trees so charming? They’ll add such a decorative touch to any shelf or table, and all they really require is some decorative paper and a circle punch.

Get the tutorial at Creations by Kara.

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No-Sew Christmas Gnomes

These cuties can be a décor piece or a fun plaything for your kids! Just recycle your plastic bottles for their body and cover them in scrap fabric, felt, cushion stuffing, and a wooden bead for the nose!

Get the tutorial at Dream a Little Bigger.

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Twinkling Paper Roll Christmas Village

Tiny paper villages illuminate the night with flickering faux candles tucked between their walls. These miniature houses are an easy craft to do with little children, and they can even act as a festive nightlight!

Get the tutorial at One Little Project.

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Wood Block Snowman

Who knew a simple snowman could make such a big statement? Distressed wood is optional, but it certainly adds to the rustic beauty of this DIY.

Get the tutorial at Anika’s DIY Life.

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