DIY & Crafts

Best DIY Christmas ideas

By: Jennifer Potter

Ryan Brook Author: Canadian Living

DIY & Crafts

Best DIY Christmas ideas

By: Jennifer Potter

Make your holidays extra special with delightful DIY gifts, crafts and decorations.


Spread Christmas cheer to your friends and family with homemade presents, beautiful centrepieces and delightful ornaments. We've got more than 30 ideas to inspire your holiday crafting.

Knitted gifts
fingerless mittens

Fingerless mittens
Simple and beautiful, these fingerless gloves are a stylish gift for those on the go. They keep hands warm but your fingers free. Plus, this beautiful pattern knits up quickly.

More easy knitted gift ideas:
- Celtic pillow case
- Erie hat knitting pattern
- Stylish winter headband
- Adorable penguin hat

Sew-perfect presents
homemade retro trivet

Homemade retro trivet
Trivets are a simple and stylish gift any cook would love to receive. Scour your favourite thrift or fabric store for some adorable retro-inspired fabric, or customize to match their kitchen style.

More quick-sew gifts:
- Mary Jane slippers
- Leather luggage tag and earbud fob
- Pinafore apron
- Cute dog collar
- Pretty tea towel

More DIY gift ideas
metallic mugs

Metallic Mugs
These super-quick gift ideas are simple and stylish. You can even customize them by writing their name in a beautiful script.

More ideas:
Suede and gold wrap bracelet

Festive DIY decorations
suede and gold wrap bracelet

Glittery homemade banner
Break out the glitter for this elegant banner. The best part is you can customize it with your own message or favourite Christmas carol lyric.

More great decor ideas :
- Crochet snowflakes
- Advent calendar
- Pretty plaid Christmas stocking
- Cute Christmas countdown elves
- New rustic wreath

DIY your tree
diy your tree

Wire copper holiday ornament
Make this elegant ornament for your family or for yourself. The simple shape and beautiful copper make it a timeless present that will hang with pride on any tree.

More ideas :
- Felt Christmas tree ornaments
- Quilted reversible Christmas tree skirt
- Cookie garland
- Festive bird ornaments

For your table
snow globe centrepiece

Snow globe centrepiece
Showcase your favourite Christmas figurine front and centre with this simple and beautiful snow globe centrepiece.

More stylish table decor:
- Copper pipe candelabra
- Free downloadable placecards
- Bowtie centrepiece
- Dainty holiday themed candle holders
- Gold gilded mason jars

Looking for more homemade holiday inspiration? Visit our Homemade Holiday headquarters.


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