If you’re looking for festive ways to decorate for Christmas on a tight budget, then you will be happy to see that I’m letting you in on some of my favorites. I’m sharing 16 Dollar Store Christmas decorations DIY that anyone on a budget can create regardless of skill and ability! These decorations are unique and classy and will allow you to stay within your budget while letting your creative side show.
I have to be honest it’s hard for me to watch people spend a ton of money each year on holiday decorations. Christmas decor seems to get more and more expensive every year and the thought of spending my hard earned money just to decorate for the holidays gives me anxiety and a brief bit of chest pain.
These DIY Christmas Decorations Are Sure To Please
1. Winter Pinecone Tree
Source: Life On Lakeshore Drive
This is one of those DIY Christmas decorations that would look good either inside or outside. Personally, we get so much snow where we live that I think I would opt to use this as an indoor holiday decoration.
- Hot glue gun
- Spray paint
- Old vase
2. PLASTIC SPOON CHRISTMAS TREE
Source: One Project Closer
- Paper Mache Christmas Tree form
- Plastic Spoons
- Spray Paint
- Hot Glue
3. WINTER VASES
Source: Taryn Whitaker
- Painter’s tape
4. DIY Plate Charger Christmas Wreath
Source: Taryn Whiteaker
This is one of the of those home Christmas decorations I found on Pinterest. I think it’s beautiful yet simple for the holidays.
- Unfinished Wood Plate Charger ( I got mine at my local craft store in the craft wood section)
- Black Acrylic Paint
- White Acrylic Paint
- Dried Greenery
- Christmas Ornaments
- Wood Beads
5. Pottery Barn Inspired Christmas Ornament Garland
Source: Between Naps On the Porch
This beautiful Christmas ornament garland is the perfect homemade outdoor Christmas decoration.
- 100-125 Ornaments
- 4 1/4″ Washers
- 18 Gauge Wire 50 feet
- Command hooks or 1 1/4″ cup hooks
6. Twig Star Ornaments
I don’t know about you but I love this Rustic DIY Christmas decoration. I think this is one of those DIY’s the kids will love. Why not have them make several so they can sell a couple at the local craft fair to make some money during the holiday season.
Source: Happy Hooligans
- Twigs (about the same diameter as a pencil)
- Hot glue gun
7. Double Sparkle No Shed Glitter Candle Sticks
Source: I love to create
- Tacky glue
- Thrift store candlesticks (or any object worthy of glittering)
- Large grain
glitter Finegrain Glitter Adisposable cup with water Old paint brush(that you won’t mind losing in the name of glitter)
- Recommended: wax paper or freezer paper (to use as a no-stick drying surface)
8. DIY Botanical Botanical Ornament
Source: The Crafted Life
- Dried cedar and berries
- You can forage your plants from outside or even take some clippings from your tree.
- Clear glass ornament
9. Christmas Ornament Wreath and Bow
Source: Six sister stuff
- Wire hanger
- About 80 ornaments (the ornaments from Dollar Tree come in packs of 12, so I bought 6 packs
- Hot glue gun
- 6-9 feet thick wired ribbon that has the same print on both sides
10. Easy DIY Glitter Stars
Source: Useful Beautiful Home
This is another great DIY Christmas decoration I found from Pinterest. Pinterest really is a gold mine when it comes to DIY Christmas decorations.
- Glue Gun
- 3 Large Ornaments
- Cone Base
11. Iced Branches
Source: Save On Crafts
Perfect for you or your kids. Send them outside to find some twigs and you can be in charge of deciding if you would like to add some DIY Christmas lights to this festive arrangement.
- Tree branches
- Aleenes Tacky Glue
- Colorfill Diamond Vase Filler 1 lb by Garden Splendor or 2 lb size
12. DIY Berry Wreath
This is a lovely homemade outdoor or indoor Christmas decoration- the choice is up to you! I think this is one of those great Christmas decorations that you can make and sell easily during the holidays.
- Wreath form
- Berry springs 3 of each color
- Hot glue gun
13. DIY Sequin Sparkle Ornament
Source: One Dog Woof
This is a fun DIY Christmas Decoration for kids! Why not have them make some homemade Christmas tree decorations? They will absolutely love all of the sequins and beads. Be careful, I’m sure they will end up making a mess.
- Lots and lots of sequins!!
- Sequin pins
- Seed beads
- Elmers glue
- Styrofoam ball
- Twine, ribbon, etc.
14. Metallic Christmas Ornaments
Source: Lia Griffith
This is another one of those easy homemade Christmas tree decorations, as you can see I really like making my own rather than buying. This is a perfect DIY Christmas decoration to involve the kids in.
- 3″ Foam Balls
- Metallic paper
- Hot glue gun
- 1″ circle punch
15. DIY Paper and Embossed Leaf Garland
Source: Shades of Blue Interior
Talk about making your home look classy over the holidays! This is a beautiful Christmas DIY room decor that anyone can do!
- String (you could use hemp or thick cotton)
- Hot glue gun
- Book pages
- 3-4 Aluminum pans (the kind you put casseroles in– this is for the embossed foil leaves)
- Gold metallic spray paint
16. Jingle All the Way
Source: Kerri Bradford
This is one of those easy Christmas decorations to make yourself quick and easy. The great thing is it requires very few materials
There you have it my 16 all-time favorite Dollar Store DIY decorations on a budget.
If you are stumped for some good DIY gift ideas check this out or if DIY isn’t really your thing I have some cheap gift ideas that will keep you within your budget.
What are some of your favorite DIY budget decorations? Leave a comment below we’d love to hear about them.
6 thoughts on “16 Best Dollar Store Christmas Decorations DIY For The Frugal”
Christmas decorating is something that you’ll either love or you’ll hate, there doesn’t really seem to be much of a middle ground to it. People will take out the lights, tinsel, inflatable Santa’s etc from the previous year, and, in a lot of cases, they’ll just want to put them right back into storage again. Hopefully we can change all of that.
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