The Christmas season has come around once again, and decorations are getting dug out from under the bed.
If you’re looking for something a little different to do this year while stuck at home due to train strikes or bad weather, then look no further.
Buying Christmas decorations is a great way to bring the festive spirit to your home but making your own can help keep costs down and is fun for you and the family.
So, here’s 5 easy DIY Christmas crafts that you can make at home.
Mini Paper Wreaths
Wreaths are a universal Christmas decoration, with lots of different designs and always look great.
Mini paper wreaths can make a beautiful addition to your holiday décor, and you can make as many as you want.
All you need to make these is: paper, craft glue, scissors and some ribbon.
Watch the video below on how to make these.
3D Paper Snowflakes
Another popular decoration during the holiday season is paper snowflakes.
Snowflakes are known for the many different patters they come in and these DIY decorations are no different.
You could make these into any design, even a snowman if you really wanted to, with the different tutorials found on YouTube.
Different colours can turn this simple craft even more festive and bright.
The video below shows how to make 3D snowflakes using only paper and glue.
Origami Christmas Tree
Next up is some DIY paper Christmas tree decorations.
It’s not really Christmas without a Christmas tree but these ones aren’t really made to replace the main thing.
These simple crafts can be used for small gift packaging or for a DIY greeting card.
Two easy crafts in one go!
All you’ll need for this one is paper (of any colour), scissors and some colouring pens to draw your own design.
Here’s the tutorial for this effortless craft.
Rice Sock Snowman
This decoration has been popular for a while now, but it’s still very fun to make and let’s be honest these are very cute.
These snowmen can take about 10 minutes to make
Bonus! This design doesn’t require any kind of sewing, making them even easier to create.
Required materials this is: rice, socks and some rubber bands to hold it together.
The 7-minute video below shows exactly how to make these adorable snowmen.
Wrapping Paper Gift Bag
The last, but definitely not the least, DIY craft is gift bags.
Gift bags are often a struggle not only can they be expensive, but sizing can be an issue.
But if you have some spare wrapping paper you can easily make a gift bag for your Christmas presents.
It can also help with those weirdly shaped gifts that you have no idea how to wrap.
You can top these bags off with a ribbon for a more elegant finish.
What you’ll need for this is: wrapping paper, scissors, ribbon and some double-sided tape.
The video below shows how to make them.