I love Christmas, but I don't love how much decorations cost. You could spend a month's salary on decking out your house. Instead of going broke, why not make your own DIY Christmas decorations? There are tons of great ideas that will only cost you a couple of dollars. Here are some inspirational ideas. Click the link for the how-to. Here's to having the best looking house on the block.
1. Front Door Ribbon
This fast and easy decor for your front door looks festive and is way cheaper than a wreath.
2. Snowflake Door Hanging
You can buy these plastic snowflakes at any dollar store and then you can simply use hot glue to connect them.
3. Epsom Salt in the Bottom of Cylinder Vases
The salt looks a little like snow and you can top it with Christmas bulbs for an inexpensive decoration everyone will love.
4. Snowy Branches
All you need to make this is some glass glitter, which you can glue to branches from your own backyard.
5. Simple Greens and Candles
You can find cheap candle holders like these at the dollar store. Fill them with inexpensive candles and fake greens for a festive holiday look.
6. Painted Santa Logs
Raid your firewood pile to get the supplies to make these adorable Santa friends.
7. Outdoor Christmas Planters
A few leftover boughs from your tree and a couple of bulbs and you have the perfect outdoor Christmas decor.
8. Branches in Jars
When you trim your Christmas tree, save the branches and stick them in vases or jars with a couple of small ornaments.
9. DIY EASY Origami Christmas Trees
These are super easy to make and look great scattered all over the house.
10. Simple Noel Sign
Isn't this cute? And it's so inexpensive to make!
11. Use Your Fruit Basket
Put your fruit somewhere else and then fill your basket with evergreen scraps, berries and pinecones.
12. Snowy Pinecone Candle Jars
Not only are these really easy to make, but they'll only cost you a couple of dollars.
13. Fill Old Lanterns
Fill a couple of old lanterns with ornaments and add a bow for a cheap and unique Christmas decoration for your table.
14. Nature's Christmas Decoration
You can probably find the branches and pinecones in your backyard or the park, making this a super affordable decor idea.
15. Use What You Have
Raid your cabinets for festive looking containers that you can fill with candles and winter greens.
16. Use Those Old Wine Bottles
What a great way to use the wine bottles sitting in your recycling bin!
17. Festive Painted Bottles
Here's another fun way to make use of your empty wine bottles. Cute, right?
18. Adorable DIY Rustic Felt Christmas Trees
You can make a ton of these without going broke. Perfect!
19. JOY on the Wall
This is totally cute and super easy to do without having to spend a bunch of money.
20. DIY Lettered Pallet Sign
You can easily customize this to say whatever Christmas message means the most to you.
21. Beautiful Christmas Tree on the Wall
This is cheap and saves space. What more could you ask for?
What's your favorite way to decorate for the holidays? Will you be using any of these ideas?