Christmas is a time when we get to be extra creative and festive. There are so many fun ways to decorate your home for Christmas, but sometimes it can be hard to come up with new ideas. So, we’ve put together a roundup of 18 creative upcycled Christmas decors that will add a festive flair to your home without breaking the bank. From tree ornaments made from recycled materials to clever DIY projects, there’s something here for everyone!
Here are Creative Upcycled Christmas Decors:
Book Page Wreath
Source: Knick Of Time
This beautiful wreath is made from recycled book pages and is the perfect addition to any literary-themed Christmas decor. It’s simple to make and can be customized to match any color scheme.
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Vintage Thread Spool Mini Wreath
Source: Lora Bloomquist
Got a stash of old wooden thread spools? Put them to good use with this adorable mini wreath tutorial. This project is quick and easy, and you can get as creative as you like with the ribbon and embellishments.
Snow Globe Snow Pump
Source: Creative Green Living
This holiday season, bring some extra cheer to your home by décorating your kitchen or bathroom sink with an adorable snow globe soap pump. Every time you go to wash your hands, this will give a smile on your face!
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Source: Funky Junk
If you’ve got some scrap wood lying around, put it to good use with this rustic and easy snowman project. This is a great project for kids and adults alike, and you can get as creative as you like with paint.
Cheese Dome Winter Scene
Source: Sadie Seasongoods
The base of this Winter Scene is a Cheese Dome, which makes it a unique and charming decoration for your holiday table. It’s easy to make and can be customized to fit any theme or style.
Scrap Fabric Twine Ornament
Source: My Poppet
If you want to get really creative, you can choose fabric scraps in any colors that match your Christmas tree. Not only is this a great way to upcycle and be eco-friendly, but it will also use up fabric scraps you might have lying around.
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Wrapping Paper Wreath
Source: Centsational Style
If you have some leftover wrapping paper, put it to good use with this pretty wreath tutorial. You can make it as simple or as crazy as you want, depending on the wrapping paper you have left from wrapping gifts.
Glittery Light Bulb Ornament
Source: Mod Podge Rocks!
Don’t toss those used-up night light bulbs! Create beautiful Christmas ornaments out of them with Mod Podge and glitter. Even if you don’t have any crafting experience, you’ll be able to make this project! Simply use a medium layer of Mod Podge. Plus, by reusing your old light bulbs in this way, you’re being eco-friendly.
Source: DIY Beautify
Using old socks and sweaters, you can easily make a whole family of sweet snowmen! They make great presents, and they’ll bring some warmth to your home this Christmas. The best part is that this project doesn’t require any sewing, so it’s perfect for those who aren’t very crafty.
Tin Can Snowman
Source: Practically Functional
With some creativity, you can turn simple tin cans into these festive snowman decorations for the holidays. To start, paint three pieces of tin cans in varying sizes. Next, add black buttons for the eyes and mouth, as well as different colored buttons for the shirt. Finally, glue on the arms and nose. Be sure to also include a scarf and hat (or get creative with other accessories).
Santa Paintbrush Ornament
Source: Crafts By Courtney
If you want to hang these ornaments up, add a Christmas-y ribbon through the top hole. They will brighten up your home for the holidays! I’m sure you’re going to appreciate how easy they are to make, and your little one is going to have fun helping out.
Source: Paging Supermom
If you use recycled materials to make your family’s miniature Christmas Village, this craft project will become a no-cost tradition! This is a perfect, easier alternative to gingerbread houses. If you don’t have much of a craft stash already and still need Materials to create a Christmas village, I’d suggest going to the dollar store or discount store before the craft store. You’ll save money while getting similar crafts for better prices.
Christmas Candle Centerpiece
Source: Handmade Charlotte
Don’t trash your leftover wrapping paper rolls this holiday season and use them for this nifty craft instead! With just a few coats of paint, you can turn them into these beautiful Christmas candles. They make perfect upcycled ornaments and kids will love getting to personalize their own candles with fun patterns.
Newspaper Holiday Decorations
Source: Handmade Charlotte
A coat of paint not only makes for more colorful snowflakes but also sort of strengthens the paper. Painting sheets of the newspaper is an inexpensive way to create holiday decorations like snowflakes, trees, and doilies.
Christmas Wine Cork Wreath
Source: My Turn For Us
If you’re interested in a fun project that also utilizes wine corks, consider making a DIY Christmas wreath out of them. This is perfect for anyone who’s looking to add some holiday spirit to their home and doesn’t mind getting crafty. And if you don’t have any wine corks on hand, no problem – they can easily be purchased.
Cookie Cutter Garland
Source: Liz Marie
Tie your cookie cutters together using a fish line, string, or twine. I found that these cookie cutters came with a string attached which made it easy to secure them to the new string. This garland would look gorgeous in any room of your house–especially with vintage cookie cutters or a mix of different types! It would also make an excellent tree garland!
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Denim Scraps Ornaments
Source: Pillar Blue Box
In order to make these recycled Christmas ornaments, all you need are the denim seams from an old pair of jeans. I love recycling old jeans because the seams, hems, and waistbands add so much texture and character to my upcycled crafts. These scrap denim Christmas ornaments only take 10 minutes to make but they look really impressive!
Cardboard Christmas Decorations
Source: Pillar Box Blue
By upcycling some Amazon packaging and old postage stamps, you can create these beautiful DIY cardboard Christmas decorations. The different colors and patterns on the stamps add excitement and character to the ornaments.
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