If ever, this year, we’re all in good need of uplighting our spirits and celebrating what we have with loved ones. And there’s no better time than now to start decorating the house or planning on how to welcome the Christmas spirit into your home.
Spread the cheer in your home with these ten stylish and beautiful DIY Christmas decoration ideas for Design & Paper lovers. All ten DIY projects are inspired and made possible with upcycling, recycling, or utilizing everyday household items or small things found in nature. Each project goes perfectly well together, so if you find time at your hands, why not try them all! Let us know which one is your favorite in the comments.
These feather ornaments nicely match any interior and are the perfect fit for a white Christmas – which we all dream of still! Idea and execution by A Pretty Fix.
Alternative Christman tree
This alternative Christmas tree made of twinkly lights is definitely our favorite way to add a touch of sparkle and glamour to our festive home. Idea and execution by a spare & a spare.
Geometric book art as ornaments
Geometric, origami-inspired book art ornaments offer a new life to old books while giving you a chance to spend some quiet crafting meditation in the middle of the Christmas madness. Design by Paper Statement.
Handmade greeting cards
This super simple yet stunning wedding invitation design can be turned into the most stylish holiday card DIY. The design combines three elements, quality paper, greenery, and personified tape – what else do you need. Idea by Casa Vogue
Upcycled Terracotta ornaments
Upcycle your old Christmas tree ornaments by giving them a fresh “terracotta” style look. This painting technique has been a massive hit over the DIY blogs in recent months, and it can be created with simple household items – see instructions at Collective Gen.
Giant Paper ornaments
These giant paper ornaments are our go-to holiday decoration favorite that achieves a fresh look on any windowsill. Best done with a light, almost see-through paper such as Enduro Ice, for a beautiful shadow play. See our step-by-step instruction at Design & Paper.
Table decoration with spices and herbs
Herbs and spices offer a unique style and look for this year’s Christmas dinner table decoration! Make garlands with dried orange slices, cinnamon sticks, anise stars, eucalyptus leaves, and more by threading them into a thread and hanging above the table – imagine the aromas in the air alone! Image by Missmv.com
Bring the neighbors some festive spirit as well by hanging a beautiful, handmade wreath at the door. There are so many amazing designs to choose from, but this Ready made kit by The Haus That Lars Build is a stunner!