Unique Homemade Christmas Decorations For Holiday Decorating on a Tight Budget –

I have seen THE cutest and most unusual Christmas decoration ideas lately – and they’re all pretty cheap to make. What I really love about these DIY Christmas decorating ideas is that they’re all so unique and NOT the normal Christmas decorating ideas you see inside and outside your neighbor’s homes every Holiday season.
Christmas on a Budget - Cheap and Unique DIY Christmas Decor and Decorations to Make on a Tight Budget

This first idea is SUPER cute for decorating the classroom for the Holidays, but it’s also a fun craft decoration to make with your kids at home.

Classroom Christmas Crafts for Kids - LOVE this Christmas tree craft project for the kids in Prek, Kindergarten, Daycare etc - stack boxes in a Christmas tree shape, paint, and let the kids decorate with their Christmas paper crafts

Yep, it’s a classroom Christmas tree made out of boxes that are spray painted green and then the kids can decorate the tree with their own DIY ornaments.

Adorable AND looks super fun for the kids, too!

Looking for ideas to decorate the bulletin boards in your classroom this holiday?

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I’m always on the lookout for unique ways to set up and display my Christmas Village decorations each year.

This next idea uses wooden crates stacked to display all the Holiday Village pieces in such a cheap and beautiful way, don’t you think?

DIY Christmas Decorating Ideas - Christmas Village set up ideas - use wooden crates to display your Christmas village decorations for easy Christmas decor on a budget

Speaking of Christmas Village display ideas – I saw this idea on Facebook and HAD to share it.

Scroll slowly so you can SEE it…. So original and beautiful!

Christmas village display - GORGEOUS and SO unique.  Turn a corner shelf into a Christmas village tree

Here’s how she made it:

 1. Get a Corner Shelf Like ThisFound It Here 2. Wrap It In Garland With LightsFound It Here 3. Put ‘Snow’ On The ShelvesFound It Here 4. Arrange & Display Your VillageFound It Here


Super simple AND a multipurpose Christmas tree too!

Now, I HAVE to show you this stunning Christmas Village displaythis Reddit user embroidered ALL the houses by hand on canvas.

Seriously, scroll slowly and ZOOM IN and just LOOK at the beautiful work she’s done!

A reader said –

I remember being brought to a coworker of dad’s house near Christmas when I was a kid…. like 6 maybe. They had a Mary Maxim village, probably these patterns, and I was spellbound. I’d forgotten all about it.

Thanks for making something so very lovely and for bringing me this memory.

She used Mary Maxim kits like these:

 Cider Mill Plastic Canvas KitFound Here Cape Cod Plastic Canvas KitFound Here


This next unusual Christmas decorating idea is for outside – and it always makes me laugh.

I love gnomes and these little guys are adorable!

Guess what the gnomes nose is made out of?

It’s a potato!

DIY Gnomes Christmas Decorations for Outdoors or Porch Outside.  Cheap and easy DIY Christmas decorating ideas for Christmas on a budget

✅ Here’s how to make gnome Christmas trees

it’s super easy!

There’s a step by step video and lots more pictures of DIY gnome Christmas trees!

(wait until you see the gnome tree with boots! So cute!)

Not only do I love Christmas gnomes, I also love GRINCH Christmas decorations.

Here are some fun and easy DIY Grinch Decorations to make…

I don’t know how crafty YOU are, but I love fun and simple little felt crafts to make.

These cute Christmas tree “lights” are made out of felt. Cute, right?

Felt crafts for Christmas - cheap and easy DIY Christmas Tree decorations

If you’re a wine lover, have you ever wondered what to do with ALL those old wine corks?

(c’mon, I know you have them haha!)

Why not turn those old corks into a cute Christmas wreath?

It would look so cute on your front door OR as a unique DIY Christmas decoration gift to give this Holiday.

DIY Christmas wreath ideas to make for Christmas on a Budget - make a Christmas wreath for your front door or for a gift out of wine corks

Want to MAKE a a gift for a wine lover this Holiday?

I’m a big fan of deco mesh Christmas wreaths and this snowman mesh wreath is one of my favorite super easy Christmas decorations to make this year:

Here’s another DIY Christmas wreath project you have GOT to try…

Guess what?

The Christmas wreath in the picture below is made from POOL NOODLES!

Yes, those cheap styrofoam sticks you use in the pool to float around.

Christmas Decor Ideas and DIY Holiday Decorating Ideas - These Christmas wreaths are made from styrofoam pool noodles from the Dollar Store! These Christmas wreaths are perfect for inside, outside, your door or your windows - so elegant and SO easy to make! See more DIY Christmas decorations for the home here - lots of easy ideas for Christmas decorating on a budget

GORGEOUS, isn’t it?

You can see how to make a Christmas wreath out of pool noodles in the tutorial below:

I’m not sure this next Christmas decorating idea is perfect for your house (unless you are a doctor/dentist or work in a medical office or hospital), but how cute is this Christmas tree that is made out of those gloves medical personnel wear?

So creative!

Christmas decorating ideas for doctor's office or dentists office - DIY Christmas decorations - Christmas tree made out of doctor's gloves

This next VERY unique and unusual Christmas decoration is made with ALL Dollar Store supplies.

Isn’t it gorgeous?!!??!

Floating bucket Christmas decoration made with Dollar Tree store craft supplies - diy craft tutorial video

Here’s a side view of this floating bucket decoration that seems to magically pour out Christmas ornaments:

floating Christmas decoration craft side view - DIY craft tutorial showing how to make it with cheap Dollar Store craft supplies here

Believe it or not, this floating centerpiece is easy to make.

Here’s the quick video tutorial that shows how to make a floating Christmas centerpiece decoration:

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