Christmas decorating does not have to be expensive, especially if you make cheap, homemade ornaments that can be handed down from one generation to the next.
Start with this list of the top 8 homemade Christmas ornament, decoration and gift ideas to give you inspiration to make your own Christmas ornaments, decorations or gifts for the holiday season.
You can great inexpensive, affordable glitter ornaments, salt dough ornaments, candy cane ornaments and paper chains to be used as Christmas ornaments or Christmas decorations. In addition to creating Christmas memories with homemade ornaments and homemade decorations, you can also create Christmas memories that will last a lifetime by spending time with the family making homemade Christmas ornaments and decorations.
Some of the best Christmas ornaments and decorations are paper chains made with green and red construction paper. Cut colored construction paper into ½-inch to ¾-inch wide strips. Using a glue stick, secure the ends of the first strip together. Take the next strip and loop it through the first construction paper circle. Using the glue stick, secure the ends together. Continue until you have a paper chain in the desired length you need.
Make homemade glitter ornaments using clear glass or plastic ball ornaments purchased at a dollar store. Click HERE for directions on how to make homemade glitter ornaments.
Make cheap candy cane ornaments with candy canes picked up at a discount or dollar tree. Click HERE to get directions on how to make candy cane ornaments or decorations. Candy cane ornaments can even double for Valentine decorations.
Using flour, water and salt you can make salt dough ornaments and decorations for Christmas and they only cost pennies for each ornament. Use these directions to make your own salt dough ornaments, and then you can decorate them as you wish with glitter, or embellishments or you can even paint them.
You can make pipe cleaner icicles for just a few pennies and decorate windows not only for the Christmas holiday, but all winter long. Click HERE to get the directions on how to make pipe cleaner icicle decorations.
If you happen to be crafty with a crochet hook, you can craft crocheted snowflakes to use as ornaments or decorations for Christmas or all winter long. Click HERE to get information on how to make crocheted snowflakes.
Get inspired, check out all the great, cheap homemade Christmas and holiday ornaments, decorations and gifts you can make at home for the holidays.
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- Make pipe cleaner icicle decorations for winter and the holidays
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- Cheap candy cane heart ornaments and decorations for Christmas
- Cute inexpensive homemade Christmas glitter ornaments
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