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Last Minute Christmas Crafts and Décor DIYS

One of my favorite times of year to craft is Christmas but, I tend to put it off until the final week. Therefore, almost all of the Christmas crafts and décor DIYs I share are last minute ones!

collage of Christmas craft and easy décor diys

My shares for this month's Thrifty Style Team are a few of my favorite Last Minute Christmas DIYs. Once you check them out head to the bottom of the post to see the rest of what the Thrifty Style Team is sharing...you don't want to miss all of the awesome inspiration so, grab a coffee or tea, or a big ole jug of water and enjoy!

I know you'll find one (or more!) ideas that you can still make before Christmas Day!

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A beautiful but cheap store bought poinsettia styled to look expensive in a vintage crock surrounded by pinecones and cranberries

This is one of my favorite *cheap* Christmas décor ideas and it takes all of 5 minutes to throw together. I bought a poinsettia at Aldi's and dolled it up in an antique crock. You can get all of the details here.

How To Make a Jingle Bell Garland - Fixer upper farmhouse style

A few years ago I shared this super simple Jingle Bell garland. All you need is rope, some jingle bells, and a needle and thread (or a glue gun!). You can get all the details here.

DIY Chandelier Made with Glass Oui Yogurt Jars

My next last minute craft/DIY is this chandelier made with empty Oui yogurt jars. I love how this turned out! I added faux snow and battery operated tealights to each jar to give it that Christmas snowy look! Back when I made this I had to get on a step stool to manually turn on and off each light but now, you can get remote control operated tea lights from Amazon.

Create your own rustic holiday decor with a mason jar, fresh cut greenery, a mason jar, Christmas potpourri and twine. Get the details at: www.cupcakesandcrinoline.com.

And, this rustic mason jar diffuser was almost too easy to make! I went out and scrounged around my yard for some dried pods and greenery, added this Christmas potpourri to the inside of a mason jar, strapped on said scrounged-for greenery with cheap twine, and added a diffuser lid...bam...craft done plus it looked nice!

Christmas Ornament made from an embroidery hoop with a vintage music sheet inside and a bottle brush tree

Print out some sheet music (I share the resource here) and glue it to an embroidery hoop. Add a bottle brush tree and bam...a vintage looking ornament! Get the tutorial here!

Fluffy white wreath made with dusters from the dollar store

Head to the dollar store for some cheap dusters...rip them apart and glue them to a wreath form. Add a bow and you have a fluffy white wreath perfect for Christmas! Get all the info here.

Red Star Wreath made with Twigs

Red Star Wreath made with twigs from the yard and red berries from the dollar store. This was such an easy craft to make and it all started with having my kids clean up sticks from the yard. You can get all the details here.

You can see more inexpensive Christmas Crafts and Décor here but first, check out all the wonderful ideas from the rest of the team!

Now for the shares from the rest of the Thrifty Style Team!

Collage of 45 beautiful Christmas crafts and decor DIYs

Redhead Can Decorate - 10 Christmas Decorating Ideas That are Almost Free

Our Crafty Mom - 19 Easy to Make DIY Ornament Ideas

I Should Be Mopping the Floor - 7 Christmas Coffee Bars

The How to Home - You are here!

DIY Beautify - 6 Thrifty Christmas DIYs Using Wood

2 Peas in a Pod - 40 Thrifty Christmas Ideas

The Tattered Pew - 3 Natural Christmas Decorations You Can Make

Cottage on Bunker Hill - DIY a Beautiful Christmas

Amy Sadler Designs - 7 Easy Homemade Gifts to Give at Christmas

Songbird - Simple Ideas for Outdoor Christmas Decorations

My Family Thyme - Simple DIY Christmas Crafts

Simple Nature Décor - DIY Christmas Mason Jar Snow Globe

Zucchini Sisters - 9 Christmas Craft Ideas for Adults

Sonya Burgess Blog - Budget crafts from Christmas past

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18 Comments

  1. Girl, last minute works for you, lol! I love your ideas, especially the diffuser jar and the sheet music embroidery hoop with the bottle brush tree! Always have fun sharing our TST ideas together MB! Have a blessed and Merry Christmas! xx

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thank you sweet Cindy and a very Merry and Blessed Christmas to you and your family! xo

  2. Such charming craft ideas for the holiday, that chandelier made with yogurt jars is beautiful. Happy Holidays

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thank you so much, Maria! Merry Christmas. xo

  3. Michelle James says:

    Oh my goodness! There are so many incredible ideas. Thank you for sharing. I love love the bell garland and the hoop wreath ornament is so pretty. Everything is! Wishing you a very Merry Christmas!

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thank you, Michelle! You are so sweet. Merry Christmas to you and your family! xo

  4. Denise Smolec says:

    I love all of the homemade crafts .They are always the the special ones I save and pass down. I am hoping they remain on my site so I can make them throughout the year . Thank you so much for the time you take to send them out. You are gem .

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thank you so much for your kind words, Denise, and you are a gem as well! xo

  5. Vicki and Jenn 2 Bees in a Pod says:

    Mary Beth - thanks so much for sharing your creative ideas. We especially love How to Style a Poinsettia - great idea! Merry Christmas!

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thank you so much, ladies! Have a very Merry Christmas. xo

  6. We’ve been blogging together a long time lady! You have quite a collection and should be proud. That duster wreath is absolutely beautifu! I hooe you have a Merry Christmas and thank you for sticking with our amazing team!

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thank you for inviting me to the team, Julie! We certainly have been blogging together a long time...we're the OG's of blogging. 😉 Merry Christmas to you, too, and to your beautiful family. xoxo

  7. Oh so many great last minute Christmas ideas! Merry Christmas!

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thank you, Kelly, and Merry Christmas to you, too!

  8. So many pretty ideas! I love the jingle bell garland!! Merry Christmas!

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thank you so much, Jennifer!

  9. Kristi Pawlik Dominguez says:

    So many fun and festive ideas...but that Jingle Bell garland has my heart! I'm thinking of making it for the corner of my sunroom, where I have lots of rustic vibes. Hoping you and yours have a wonderful Christmas, Mary Beth!! xoxo, kristi

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thank you so much, Kristi! I hope you and yours have a wonderful Christmas, too! xo mb