This post shares 25 modern Christmas decor DIY ideas for the home. From garlands to ornaments and table settings, this post has it all!
Modern Christmas Decor: 25 DIY Ideas for the Home
Today I’m popping in for a quick roundup of 25 beautiful DIY modern Christmas decor ideas for all around the home! This roundup has some of my favorite projects from some amazing bloggers, too. So much talent. So let’s jump in without me blabbering on.
1. Felt Letter Modern Christmas Garland
This DIY Felt Letter Christmas Garland by my friend Colleen at Lemon Thistle is an adorable and easy DIY. It reminds me of the felt and wood bead name garland I made for Ramona’s first birthday party too.
2. Modern Christmas Table Runner
I love this beautiful DIY Table Runner by Love Create Celebrate—but the whole table setting is really beautiful.
3. DIY Modern Christmas Decor Pennants
Looking to make a DIY holiday pennant? These from Lemon Thistle are a beautiful idea. See the original post for more details from the super talented Colleen!
4. Wood Bead Christmas Decor Stocking Tags
I love using unfinished wood beads for crafts. These wood bead Christmas stockings by Our Crafty Mom are a lovely way to add charm to a white sweater Christmas stocking.
5. Paper Bag Snowflake Pendants for Christmas
These paper bag snowflake pendants by A Piece of Rainbow are stunning and remind me of beautiful Nordic holiday decor.
6. Modern DIY Holiday Sign
This DIY modern Christmas sign by Love Create Celebrate is a chic and modern play on a traditional Christmas song. I love it.
7. Modern DIY Christmas Decor Ornament Holder
A modern DIY ornament holder like this one by Lemon Thistle is a great way to display beautiful Christmas ornaments in a toddler- and cat-proof way!
8. DIY Boho Macrame Christmas Tree Decor
These adorable boho macrame Christmas trees from A Crafty Mix will add a beautiful
9. Marbled DIY Christmas Ornaments Using Clay
10. Salt Dough Christmas Decorations DIY
I honestly want to make these salt dough decorations using cinnamon and maple ginger tea like my friend Tag & Tibby did. They are so gorgeous and probably smell amazing.
11. Stunning No-Mess Glitter Christmas Ornaments
These are some of my favorite easy tree decorations to make. You add glitter on the inside of the ornaments to contain the mess, too. You can do them in any color, and they catch the lights from the tree in beautiful ways.
12. Modern DIY Gemstone Christmas Ornaments
These DIY Gemstone Ornaments from Lemon Thistle are unique and not your traditional holiday ornaments, but they are seriously beautiful.
13. Modern Paint Stirrer Christmas Tree Ornaments
My paint stirrer Christmas tree decorations are made out of…paint stirrers! I love the contrast of the unfinished wood and black on these.
14. DIY Marble Geometric Christmas Ornaments
These DIY marble geometric tree decorations by DIY in PDX are beautiful…and would you believe they use contact paper?!
15. Stovetop Potpourri Ornament DIY
DIY stovetop potpourri ornaments are an awesome way to incorporate natural elements into your tree, plus they smell lovely and you can use them as potpourri.
16. DIY Dipped Glitter Christmas Ornament Decor
I love these DIY glitter ornaments by Jennifer Rizzo because they are just half-dipped in glitter. I also love how they are hung from a branch on her mantle as opposed to a tree—though I’m pretty sure my cats would destroy these.
17. Modern DIY Alcohol Ink Glass Christmas Ornaments
Some of my favorites. I made these DIY alcohol ink ornaments last year while experimenting with alcohol ink—one of the first projects I used alcohol ink on! I love the bold, abstract look they have.
18. Personalized Christmas Decor
This post by my friend Lindi at Love Create Celebrate has some awesome personalized decor ideas for the holidays, including a doormat, these cute custom ornaments, and more!
19. Gold and Glitter Feather Christmas Gift Toppers
Oh man, I love these! You could use these gold and glitter dipped feather Christmas gift toppers on any occasion, not just the holidays. My friend Colleen from Lemon Thistle has the best ideas.
20. Simple Tree Gift Toppers for Christmas
And these tree gift toppers from Your DIY Family are beautiful, too. These would also make beautiful natural Christmas tree decorations too. I love the whole wrapping scheme here too with the neutral-colored paper and twine.
21. Modern Christmas Gift Wrap DIYs
I did these beautiful holiday gift wrap DIYs a few years ago—some use paint, some use washi tape, and some use natural elements like pine cones. I love how they all turned out.
22. Modern paint-dipped wooden star Christmas place cards
These paint-dipped wooden star place cards by Lemon Thistle (yes, her again, she has amazing style), are so simple and so beautiful. They also show off her beautiful hand lettering 🙂
23. Geometric DIY Holiday Christmas Trees
Simple and cute, these geometric Christmas trees by A Crafty Mix would make the perfect addition to any holiday table scape.
24. Mini Concrete DIY Christmas Trees
These concrete mini Christmas trees by DIY in PDX would also make a beautiful addition to a Christmas table scape.
25. Modern Wooden DIY Christmas Tree Table Scape
And, finally, my favorite shot of this whole round up of modern Christmas decor ideas, these wooden trees tablescape for the holidays by Lemon Thistle. So, so cute, and I love the unfinished wood, black, and white combo.
25. Modern House Decor
And I’m adding a 26th! I just finished this cute little wooden house with a beautiful brushstroke tree backdrop.