Gorgeous Christmas Crafts for Adults

This curated collection of fun Christmas crafts will inspire you to make something beautiful this holiday season.

christmas craft ideas

Christmas is my favorite time to craft. I just love adding my own spin to my holiday decorations, making unique ornament crafts and adding festive touches everywhere. Holiday crafting is just so fun! I have gathered the best Christmas craft ideas to inspire you to make something amazing this year. Click on the link next to each photo to see the full tutorial to make the project.

paper christmas houses craft

Make an entire village of these darling mini paper Christmas houses or just make one. It’s up to you! They are decorated with a Scandinavian style design that makes them feel extra special.

Paper Christmas Houses

felt and iron-on vinyl christmas trees

These gorgeous handmade felt trees can be customized to fit any color scheme, but they’re decorated with an iron-on vinyl design to make them extra special. One of my favorite Christmas decorations I’ve ever made!

DIY Felt Christmas Trees

dollar store wagon Christmas craft

You’ll never guess what this darling Christmas wagon is made of, but I bet you’ll have a blast filling it with gifts and baubles. So stinkin’ cute.

DIY Small Christmas Wagon

gingerbread diy christmas wreath

Add a bit of whimsy to your front door with this darling gingerbread and peppermint DIY Christmas wreath. That gingham pom pom ribbon is giving me heart eyes.

Gingerbread & Peppermint Christmas Wreath

tassel angle christmas ornaments

Make these gorgeous tassel angels with yarn, a wood bead and wooden wings.

DIY Tassel Angels

giant Christmas candles craft

This is too fun… make giant Christmas candles!

Giant Christmas Candles

faux stained glass Christmas window

Make a faux stained glass window with a pretty Christmas design. The pieces are cut from a special transparent adhesive vinyl.

Faux Stained Glass Christmas Window

wooden village stocking hanger christmas craft

If you can make some basic cuts on wood, this stocking holder that looks like a little village is just so adorable.

Wood Village Stocking Holders

snowball christmas wreath tutorial

This DIY snowball wreath can stay up all winter long, well after Christmas is put away. Make it with or without the snowman in the center.

DIY Snowball Wreath

melted bead ornaments christmas craft

I didn’t even know you could melt beads, but now I want to try it. Look at these gorgeous melted bead stars! They would make a fantastic Christmas gift topper.

Melted Bead Stars

easy christmas pillows DIY

Three quick and easy Christmas pillow covers you can sew in an afternoon. Make a plaid deer pillow, a sweater pillow or a placemat pillow.

Easy Christmas Pillows

wood slice snowman christmas decoration

This wood slice snowman stands about three feet tall and has a surprise on the other side. My favorite snowman craft ever.

Reversible Wood Slice Snowman

easy diy button christmas trees

I might make a few of these cute and colorful button Christmas trees to decorate the fireplace mantel in my craft room for Christmas!

Easy DIY Button Christmas Trees

christmas angel paper ornaments

I’ve seen these paper angels before, but these ones are made from handmade paper to elevate them to heirloom status. Gorgeous! You could also make them out of tissue paper for a translucent effect.

Paper Angel Ornaments

wood cone christmas tree craft

Make these darling wood-look cone trees made with foam cone forms, wood patterned paper, wooden candlesticks and lots of hot glue.

Wood Cone Trees

funny diy christmas wreath

This Christmas wreath is hilarious… it’s Santa’s laundry hanging on the line! Easily one of my favorite Santa crafts of all time.

Santa’s Laundry Wreath

clay mushroom christmas ornaments

If you’re going for a woodland themed Christmas and want those cottagecore vibes, check out this tutorial to make the most realistic, darling clay mushrooms.

DIY Clay Mushroom Ornaments

book page christmas wreath

This book page wreath has great texture and wouldn’t it be fun to use Christmas music as the pages?

Book Page Wreath

diy candy cane christmas ornaments

These beaded candy cane ornaments would be so cute on a Christmas tree or as a gift topper.

Candy Cane Ornaments

gnome lip balm christmas craft

These little gnomes are adorable on their own, but guess what? They’re actually EOS lip balms so they double as a gift! I die from the cuteness.

DIY Lip Balm Holiday Gnomes

diy christmas sign with no vinyl

Make your own Christmas Tree Farm wooden sign, no cutting machine required.

DIY Christmas Sign

plaid fabric reindeer christmas craft

How cute are these fabric reindeer? Add a red pom pom nose to make Rudolph.

DIY Plaid Fabric Reindeer

cookie sheet matchbox advent calendar

Make an advent calendar by spray-painting a dollar store cookie sheet and adding matchboxes wrapped with strips of Christmas scrapbook paper. Then fill the boxes with candy or activities to do or fun crafts to make or songs to sing or scriptures to read.

Matchbox Advent Calendar

scandinavian wall tree for christmas

Short on space? Make a Scandinavian-inspired wall hanging that looks like a Christmas tree! I love the dried orange slices and sprigs of greenery.

Scandinavian Wall Christmas Tree

paper snowflake christmas craft

Making paper snowflakes is so much fun. I love to just sit down and cut them until I have a big pile of paper scraps. This is my favorite easy Christmas craft.

How To Make Paper Snowflakes

nativity advent calendar for christmas

This felt nativity advent calendar wall hanging will become a family treasure. There’s a little envelope on the back where baby Jesus rests until Christmas Day.

Nativity Advent Calendar

snowy mason jar christmas craft

Turn a mason jar or any glass container into a magical snow-covered centerpiece with Epsom salt and a few sprigs of greenery and berries.

DIY Snowy Mason Jars

paper doily christmas tree craft

Turn paper doilies into these cute 3D Christmas trees. This is one of my favorite Christmas tree crafts!

Paper Doily Christmas Trees

gingerbread house printable christmas craft

These gingerbread house treat boxes can be cut out of kraft cardstock or printed in full color. They’re quick to assemble and fun to decorate with or use as gift packaging.

Gingerbread House Treat Boxes

waterless snowglobe diy christmas craft

Add any cute little miniatures in a mason jar and you’ve got instant Christmas charm

Mason Jar Snow Globe

paper bag star christmas craft

No one will guess these gorgeous, giant stars are made from paper lunch bags. Add glitter on the edges for more holiday cheer.

DIY Paper Bag Star

mason jar poinsettia sign for christmas

If you’re going for a farmhouse Christmas, make this rustic mason jar sign complete with a bouquet of paper poinsettias.

Christmas Mason Jar Poinsettia Sign

rustic pieced wood star christmas craft

I love the look of these pieced wooden stars. They’re so rustic and cozy and look like Grandpa made them 50 years ago. Great way to use up scrap wood, too!

Rustic Patchwork Wood Stars

macrame ornaments  christmas craft

These macrame Christmas ornaments are a great way to learn the basics of macrame on a bite-sized project and definitely give the boho vibes.

Macrame Christmas Ornament Tutorial

holy family nativity christmas craft

Make a wooden block nativity statue with wood scraps, wood balls and a few other simple craft supplies

Wood Block Nativity

yarn christmas tree craft

These cute Christmas trees are made from string hardened with Mod Podge! Think of all the different colors and sizes you could make.

Paper Christmas Houses

pine cone pom pom christmas craft

Gather some pinecones and dress them up with cheerful mini pom poms. I love the mix of rustic and bright!

Pom Pom Pinecones

oversized yardstick star christmas craft

For that cozy, rustic look, make a yardstick star! I’ve seen this in store this year with greenery and bows added to the top. You can also forage large sticks from the yard to use. Super cute!

Yard Stick Star

spoon christmas tree craft

These cute Christmas trees are made from plastic spoons with the handles cut off. Clever, clever! Paint them any color to match your decor or add glitter or fake snow.

Plastic Spoon Christmas Trees

peppermint candy bowl christmas craft

Okay, this is just the cutest. Melt down peppermint candies to make little bowls! They’re so whimsical and look like they belong in Mrs. Claus’ kitchen.

Peppermint Candy Bowls

clay star garland christmas craft

I fell hard for this star garland. The clay stars are made from a homemade baking soda clay and I just have to give this one a try. I’m thinking they’d be so pretty strung on a tree or in a window with twine or thread.

Clay Star Garland

So there you have it! Tons of holiday craft ideas and inspiration to inspire you to create something awesome this year. Because happiness is something you make.

If you’re looking for adorable holiday craft ideas for kids, preschoolers or toddlers that are mom-approved, check out this collection of popsicle stick Christmas crafts.

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