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15 Fabulous DIY Christmas Projects

Are you ready to start decorating for Christmas? You don’t have to wait until the turkey and leftovers are put away. Right now is a great time to get ideas for Christmas DIY decorations. Here are 15 fabulous DIY Christmas projects to get you and your home ready for the holidays.

Most of us want to be ready to decorate our homes for Christmas as early as possible. That way, we can enjoy the holidays more and be less stressed.

I want to be ready with a few DIY Christmas decorations to place in our home. My fingers are itching to get out my glue gun and scissors.

Today is the final “installment” of Christmas in July. Day 6 is a collection of fabulous Christmas DIY projects. I hope that you will join me for inspiration, ideas, and projects.

Are you ready to see some fabulous DIY Christmas decorations? I have 15 super cute DIY Christmas tree decorations you will want to make.

I couldn’t wait to scroll through Pinterest for fun and easy projects we would all love to make and display in our homes. And I’ve included a few of my own.

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15 Christmas DIY Projects: Day 6 – Christmas in July

Here we go with Bluesky Browsing #98.

I started my search on Pinterest by looking for DIY Christmas projects in general. The more I searched, the more I was attracted to Christmas tree crafts. You will notice many projects focused on trees. Christmas crafts cover so many different materials that you’ll find a stocking full of great ideas.

For these DIY Christmas trees, I looked for ideas that were pretty, easy, and could be adapted to whatever Christmas color scheme you chose.

I also looked for DIY Christmas projects that had great tutorials – clear, concise and great photography. Know that every pretty picture has a “show and tell” behind it.

Enjoy them all.

DIY Christmas Projects for You to Try

DIY yarn Christmas Trees

Lighted Yarn DIY Christmas Trees

I’ve seen yarn Christmas trees, but I loved these lighted ones from Rhonda of Hallstrom Home. The different heights of the trees make for such an interesting vignette.

DIY bottle brush decorated Christmas Trees

Decorated Bottle Brush Trees

Everyone loves bottle brush trees. I’ve been slowly collecting them and using them the past couple of years. My sweet friend Tammy of White Lilac Farmhouse shares how to decorate them in the prettiest way. She gives great suggestions for taking a plain bottle brush tree and turning into something spectacular.

Easy Jeweled Christmas Ornaments

This is one of the easiest DIY Christmas ornaments you can make. It’s great for kids, too. Every ornament can be different or look the same. My granddaughters loved making them.

DIY string Christmas Trees

DIY String Christmas Trees

Have you ever heard of a string Christmas tree? When I saw this picture on Pinterest, I wondered how this tree was made. Bev of Make Your Own Zone shows us exactly how to make this pretty DIY Christmas tree.

DIY string Christmas Trees

Last Minute DIY Christmas Trees

Don’t have time to make your Christmas tree decorations? Then use this easy and fast method from Francine of Francine’s Place. You could even delegate this project to the kids. The result is still so pretty.

Yarn Christmas Trees with vintage jewelry

Pink and Blue Yarn Christmas Trees

I had so much fun making yarn Christmas trees for our home. I chose three colors – pink, white, and blue – for a soft pastel look. Adding fairy lights gave the trees a magical quality at night.

DIY bottle brush Christmas Trees

Make Your Own Bottle Brush Trees

Ashley of At Home with Ashley is known for her pretty bright colors. But she blew me away when she shared how to make your own bottle brush trees from scratch. You won’t believe how easy and inexpensive it is. Ashley used her usual bright pastels in her home, but you could color your trees in your own color scheme.

DIY fleece Christmas Trees

Fleece (or Felt) DIY Christmas Trees

Aren’t these Christmas trees so pretty? They are from Janine of Happy Happy Nester. She has an easy way to create the tree before decorating in soft neutral colors. Janine used fleece, but felt would work just as well. Pick your color scheme and you are on your way to making these pretty additions to your Christmas decor.

DIY glitter Christmas Trees


How to Make Glitter Christmas Trees

I had to share one of my DIY Christmas tree projects from Bluesky at Home. I made these trees as a centerpiece for a Christmas tablescape last year. I show you step-by-step how to get the glitter on the trees – including my mistakes. Use your favorite color of glitter to make these trees your own.

DIY felt balls Christmas Trees

Felt Ball Christmas Tree

Are you as obsessed with felt balls as I am? I love how versatile they are. And they come in every color of the rainbow! Amy of Mom Spark created this colorful Christmas tree. Change the color of the felt balls if you like and create a different aesthetic.

DIY sheet music Christmas Trees

DIY Music Sheet Christmas Trees

This DIY Christmas tree was one of the most unique projects I found. And it’s so simple! This project from Heather of Beauty for Ashes is perfect for the music lover. I actually have some sheets of music that I found a few years ago at a local antique mall. I just have to find them!

Christmas ornament wreath on door

Ornament Christmas Wreath

Who doesn’t love a wreath at Christmas time? This one is one of my favorite DIY Christmas projects ever. The colors of your ornaments can give every wreath a distinctive look.

DIY yarn Christmas Trees

Mini-Christmas Trees with Different Stands


Kayla of Live Oak Nest
also is sharing yarn Christmas trees. But what I really like is the variety of creative ways she stands her trees up. They give the trees another decorative focus. She also uses different tree toppers for fun.

DIY Christmas garland

The Cutest DIY Christmas Garland

Make these easy Christmas garlands in your chosen colors for a fun decoration for your mantel or mirror or anywhere you need a burst of color, pattern and style.

Simple Christmas Signs

Cute DIY Christmas wood signs are a favorite Christmas craft. You can make them now and easily store them until it’s time to decorate.

Let me know what you think of these DIY Christmas trees. Which ones were your favorites? I could try them all. I do already have styrofoam cones, felt balls, small ornaments, and twinkle lights on hand.

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Christmas DIY Decorating Supplies

I’m looking for supplies that can be used to make and decorate DIY Christmas trees. I’ve ordered several of these items:

Visit these Christmas Pinterest Boards full of inspiration and ideas. I would love for you to FOLLOW one or all of these boards.

I hope you PIN this post, visit each selection, and PIN each one.

I’d love to know what subjects you are most curious about. Let me know in the comments and I’ll search browse for them. Be sure to PIN to keep these ideas handy.

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I’ll be browsing away between writing posts, listening to podcasts, reading, doing various blogging tasks, playing tennis, and walking Nola.

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4 Comments

  1. Thanks, again, Carol for all these DIY’s! I love the yarn trees you made in an earlier post — which I am going to make! I am planning on making the bottlebrush trees and the sheet music tree. Have a great weekend!

    1. Hi Mary-Ann. It’s so much fun to gather my favorite DIY Christmas projects to share. Glad to hear that you are making some the suggestions. Have fun.