Find out the best Christmas decorating on a budget ideas in 2023 in this inspiring post! It has everything to get your home ready for the big event.
1. Hang Ornaments from a Branch
A no-work DIY! Tying Christmas ornaments to a painted branch and putting it in a glass bottle will give you minimal festive decor!
2. JOY Galvanized Bucket
Decorate three galvanized buckets with letters using a chalk pen, a ribbon, fairylights, and plants, that’s all! Understand this 10 minute DIY here.
3. DIY Floral Tree
Do something out of the box and step out of the traditional decoration of the Christmas tree and try this DIY floral tree decoration instead.
4. Plastic Spoon Christmas Tree
Not just a great tabletop decoration but also an economic way to cut down on the plastic waste if you’ve spoon underlying at home. Get the instructions here.
5. Iced Branches
Christmas is nothing unless you’ve snow falling down in your porch and covering all the trees in sight, that’s just a marvellous sight! Get some cold feel inside your house with this iced branches DIY.
6. Wood Sign
Celebrate the holiday season with the authentic winter woodland sign with your favorite quotes and some snowflakes! Visit Blooming Homestead to know more.
7. Wooden Clock
Create this rustic advent calender to boost up the Christmas feel and decoration to a whole new level. Reuse it every year to countdown the advent, click here.
8. Scrabble Ornaments
If you’re bored of the contemporary ball ornaments to decor your Christmas tree, try this scrabble ornament instead. Learn it here.
9. Scarf Wreath
Wrap a wire wreath form with a long scarf in a similar way as here to do this idea in just 10 minutes. The fun part is that you will still be able to use the scarf after you decide to dismantle it from the wreath.
10. Christmas Lights Garland – Christmas Decorating on a Budget Ideas
Create light shaped from colored papers and tie them to a string to replicate this DIY garland for Christmas. Ask your kids to help you and excite them for the holidays!
11. Colored Christmas Lights
Dip clear light bulbs into glossy paint and create this fake Christmas lights garland to decorate various spots in your house. We found the idea here.
12. Ribbon Candy Wreath
If you manage to find a stripped ribbon that replicates the Christmas candy, this wreath DIY is the right choice for you. It not just emits a festive spirit but also add a minimal yet catchy decor to the front door.
13. DIY Christmas Decorations Ideas
Make this burlap art to either decorate your table top or give it to someone as a handmade Christmas present to show love and affection.
14. Wood Slice Christmas Tree
Yet another interesting and unique Christmas tree idea is this stacked-up wood slice Christmas tree here.
15. DIY Tree Shelf
Ditch the traditional notion of how a bookshelf should be and instead make a tree shaped shelf to welcome the Christmas zest! Visit Ana White.
16. Felt Sockings
DIY a felt stocking with nature theme on it and cut down on the expense of having to buy a new one. Check out the tutorial here.
17. Merry Christmas Garland
For this garland, you’ll need some red and green scrapbook papers, clothespin, chipboard alphabets, scissors, and twine. Refer to the steps here.
18. Christmas Ornament
Inside a classical light bulb, fit in a miniature bottle brush tree and sprinkle some white glitter to recreate this globe ornament.
19. DIY Star Ornaments
Feature these little star ornaments in decorating your christmas tree to showcase your creativity skill among the guests you’re expecting!
20. Twig Arrow Ornament
If you don’t want to over do your Christmas decoration and wish to keep it as minimal as possible, this rustic boho twig arro ornament got your back!
21. Photo Transfer Ornaments
Customize your ornaments with the pictures of you or your loved ones using just wooden ornaments, matte gel, craft paint, and a few supplies here.
22. Snowman Hat Ornaments
When it comes to making ornaments, you’ve a wide range of things to minimize and feature in your Christmas tree. For instance, make a hat ornament here.
23. DIY Snow Village
As snow cover all your city outside, build a miniature village covered into snow as a last minute DIY christmas decoration ideas.
24. DIY Paper Cube String Lights
25. Mason Jar Snow Globe
26. Christmas Countdown DIY
A genius and economical way to rage the excitement of the holidays by doing a day-to-day countdown, check it out here.
27. Wine Glass Dioramas
A diorama is a 3D model of an actual scene enclosed in a glass showcase and so is this wine glass holiday diorama! Create this with the help of these directions.
28. Picture Frame Luminaries
Not just for the Christmas season, this picture frame luminary can be a great idea for any season decor along with a purpose to serve. Check it out here.
29. Christmas Tree Ornament
Cut out two tree shapes from felt, sew them together and embellish it with a few colorful buttons. The bottom depends on whether you want your ornament ot hang or stand freely, check here.
30. Mosaic Ornament
Upcycle some old CDs; break them into pieces carefully and stick them on a glass ornament using hot glue, that’s all. Visit here.
31. Bottle Cap Snowman
Probably the simplest of all the Christmas decorating on a budget idea till now that even kids can do without any guidance. All you need is some bottle caps, paint, hot glue, and this tutorial.
32. DIY Galaxy And Planet Ornament
All you need to do is get creative and make the impression of the galaxy inside a glass ornament to redo this idea here.
33. DIY Wishlist Ornament
This wishlist ornament is as simple as putting down all your wishes down on paper! It just takes the least number of supplies and a lot lesser time, click here.
34. Reindeer Thumbprint Balls
Cover your thumb in paint and leave the impression on the ornament and further do the facial details, simple! Little Bit Funky has the details.
35. Glitter Twine Ball
Wrap twine above an inflated balloon and soak it inside a mod podge-glitter solution, wait until dry and then pop the balloon. Decorate the ball with string lights to use it as a Christmas light.
36. Christmas Tree Wreath
You’ll need mason jar canning lids, twine, ornaments, pinecones, evergreens, and hot glue to implicate this DIY.
37. Paper Christmas Tree
If you’ve found nothing to style your kitchen countertops or other tabletops in your home, make a snowy paper tree here.
38. Sparkly Reindeer – Christmas Decorating on a Budget Ideas
Not the pro DIYer type? Then try this basic and sparkly reindeer portrait to feature as your centerpiece this holiday season!
39. Pallet Christmas Tree
If you’ve been looking for something original and ultra showy to do this season, this might be the right choice for you. Understand the steps at Redhead Can Decorate.
40. DIY Window Decoration
Simply hang Christmas garland from your window using twine and color coordinate them to match the festive spirit. We found the idea at this site.
41. Advent Countdown
This advent countdown is not just great for decorative purposes but serves its purpose well enough too. Check it out here.
42. Pigeon Hole Christmas Ornament Display
Showcase some of your most attractive Christmas ornament creations through this pigeon hole display or create new ones to match the theme altogether.
43. Wrapped Front Door
Upgrade your front door’s look to a pure cathedral makeover to emit the goodness of christ and the holiday season. Learn how you can do it here.
44. Reindeer Garland
Try something out of the box this season by rejecting old garlands and creating one with paper reindeers instead. You can get the tutorial at Proper.
45. Cone Christmas Tree
Go economical and feature small paper cones to be your Christmas tree instead of installing a big one, make these shiny cones here.
46. Canvas Tree Art
Represent your favorite holidays’ quotes through this canvas art on a Christmas tree or simply put it against a wall, it looks great both ways.
47. Joy Wreath – Christmas Decorating on a Budget Ideas
A joy wreath to put up at your front door and collect as many applauds for the creativity you inhibit, look here.
48. Deck The Halls
While you decorate every corner of your house for the festivity, don’t skip on the entry deck; for it is the most important to put up a first impression among your guests.Take inspiration here.
49. DIY Nativity Display
Pay your respect to Christ’s birth by recreating this nativity display and a pallet art to release positivity into your surrounding.
50. Felt Mitten Garland
Craft out multiple sets of little mittens and secure them to twine or ribbon to complete a similar mitten garland. DIY like this gives you a chance to indulge your kids and give wings to their creative skills.
51. Memory Card Recycled Art
Recycle an old computer memory chip to create a similar Christmas ornament to hand from the tree-like in this DIY at Recyclart.
52. Wall Collection Christmas Tree
If your kid happens to be an item-collector, you can put all those articles into use by creating this basic wall art. All you need to do is to secure them on the wall in the shape of a Christmas tree.
53. Sticks Christmas Tree
Stack up wooden sticks starting from the longest at the bottom and the shortest at the top and further decorate it with pom poms and lights. Have a look here.
54. Newspaper Art
Follow this amazing art by Mother Earth Living to upcycle your newspaper clutter and make something useful and pretty out of them.
55. Pom Poms Tree
In case you’re expecting or have become a parent recently, this vibrant Christmas tree is perfect to suit both your moods- the joy of parenting and the excitement of holidays!
56. Punny Tree Ornaments
Use these punny ornaments as the highlight of your Christmas party to invite fun and joyful laughter from your friends and family.
57. Light Baloon Garland
Add a cute and pretty statement decor to the Christmas tree with this light balloon garland at Studio DIY.
58. Cranberry Wreath DIY
Stick raw cranberries to a styrofoam wreath and finish it off with the ribbon of your choice. Get the idea at A Beautiful Mess.
59. Mini Super Stars
Use DIY stars instead of the wreath to embellish your front door or simply hang them from the Christmas tree or from your ceiling, it looks whimsical! Click here.