DIY Christmas Crafts For A Rustic Christmas

With all of the busyness that comes with Christmas, it’s best to start early with making decorations and gift items. This collection of DIY Christmas crafts will get you well on your way to being prepared for the holiday. Find ideas for decorating, entertaining, and homemade gifts. Create a budget friendly, rustic Christmas!

DIY Christmas Crafts To Make

Miniature Christmas Tree Crafts

Small Christmas trees are fun to display on a mantel, shelf, or table. Most Christmas tree crafts are easy to make with a base styrofoam cone. Here are some of my favorite examples of mini Christmas trees that you can make.

Make A Pinecone Christmas Tree

Christmas tree topiary made out of pinecones

Rustic pinecones, red push pins, and gold ribbon are all it takes to make a festive Christmas tree topiary.

TUTORIAL: How To Make A Pinecone Christmas Tree Topiary

Make A Christmas Tree Out Of Burlap And Ribbon

tabletop Christmas tree made from burlap and ribbon

These burlap and ribbon Christmas trees are a perfect way to add some rustic chicness to your holiday decor. Just tie fabric strips to a thick branch and adhere to a wood stand.

TUTORIAL: How to make a burlap and ribbon Christmas tree – Craftberry Bush

Create Christmas Trees Out Of Felt

DIY tabletop Christmas trees made from felt and branches

Another easy way to make a Christmas tree is with felt and branches.

TUTORIAL: How to make a rustic felt Christmas tree – Little House Of Four

Snowballs And Snowmen

Make Realistic Looking Indoor Snowballs

homemade indoor snowballs

Indoor snowballs can be used as dish or vase fillers. Or, why not adorn a Christmas tree with some?

TUTORIAL: How To Make Indoor Snowballs

Make A Rustic Snowman Out Of Wood Slices

rustic snowman made from wood slices

This rustic snowman isn’t just adorable. It’s also reversible as a stack of pumpkins for Fall decor.

TUTORIAL: How to make a reversible rustic snowman – The Craft Patch Blog

Make Your Own Christmas Ornaments

Repurpose Old Night Light Bulbs

Homemade Christmas ornaments made out of night light bulbs

Instead of throwing small night light bulbs away when they burn out, make a sparkly ornament or two instead.

TUTORIAL: How to make light bulb ornaments – Country Living

Cover A Ball In Vintage Song Sheets

Christmas ornament ball covered with song sheet pieces

Make a joyful noise with a Christmas ornament covered with vintage song sheets. Another version of this is to make a flat round ornament with a single piece of song sheet and a vintage key.

TUTORIAL: How to make a vintage song sheet ornament

homemade round vintage inspired Christmas ornament

Use these to hang on your tree or to embellish gift packaging.

TUTORIAL: How To Make Vintage Key And Songsheet Ornaments

Make Sled Ornaments Out Of Popsicle Sticks

sled Christmas ornaments

Make cute and easy sled ornaments out of simple popsicle sticks.

TUTORIAL: How to make sled ornaments – Clean and Scentsible

Create Festive Wreaths For Your Christmas Decor

Make A Wreath Out Of Rustic Wood Slices

Christmas wreath made from wood slices

A fun way to make a rustic Christmas wreath is with thin tree log slices. Then, just adorn with pinecones and greenery.

TUTORIAL: How to make a rustic wreath – Finding Home Farms

Make A Christmas Wreath Out Of Branches

rustic Christmas wreath made out of branches

Another way to get a rustic look for a wreath is to use sections of branches.

TUTORIAL: How to make a wreath out of branches – Pastels and Macarons

Make Easy Napkin Rings For Your Holiday Table

twine Christmas napkin rings

If you can wrap twine around a toilet paper roll, you can make these festive napkin rings! Another option is to use fabric for wrapping the roll instead of twine.

SOURCE: How to make twine napkin rings – Our Creative Chaos

Make A Felt Gift Bag

felt gift bag

Instead of normal wrapping, make a reusable felt gift bag for packaging those small Christmas gifts.

TUTORIAL: How To Make A Felt Gift Bag

DIY Christmas Crafts Using Vintage Pieces

Vintage Block Noel Wall Art

christmas wall art with vintage blocks spelling noel

Combine vintage items to make unique Christmas wall art with what you have.

Fill A Vintage Rusty Bucket With Christmas Greenery

rusty bucket filled with Christmas greenery

A rusty bucket makes a great container for filling with birch logs and Christmas greenery.

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