You can make these crafts to decorate this Christmas by recycling materials or making them with your own hands without losing the elegance and good design of your Christmas tree .

The month that Christmas is approaching and the Christmas spirit is noticeable, that is why homes are adorned with lights and classic Christmas figures such as snowmen, pine trees, stars, snowflakes etc. Stores take advantage of the season and prices start to rise, therefore a simple and small ornament can cost a very high price and decorating a pine with them will take a good amount of money.

10 crafts to decorate this Christmas

Today we propose to everyone who dares to decorate the home this Christmas, with their own hands and make these 7 crafts very easy to do and very attractive to the eye. In these, recycled materials will be used, which can be found at home or materials that you can find at low cost in stores. All these crafts are beautiful and ideal to decorate the pine tree, the interior of the home or give it to a good friend.

Christmas paper angels

Angels are classic Christmas figures, they represent peace, protection and love, that is why they are excellent gifts for someone who is appreciated too much.


  • Card stock of the desired color.
  • Scissor.
  • Shaped scissors.
  • Glue.
  • Accessories to decorate.


  1. You should draw a circle of the desired size, you can use a compass or a round object, which can be the edge of a glass, a plate etc.
  2. Then the figure is cut around the contour, the scissors that have shapes must be used and three lines are drawn on the figure, two inclined and one straight.
  3. You must follow the cut on the lines and glue the pieces on the sides like the angel wings.
  4. Finally, a circle is made for the head and decorated with the accessories that have been chosen.

Angels made of pasta

To decorate the tree in an original and economical way, you can create these angels made of pasta.


  • Large pasta with curved shape.
  • Small pasta with a curved shape.
  • Bow-shaped pasta.
  • Glue.
  • Silver or gold paint.
  • String.


  1. The small pasta should be glued to the sides of the large curved pasta, to simulate the arms.
  2. Then the paste is glued in the shape of a bow to be the wings and the sphere is added to be the head.
  3. Finally, the figure is painted silver and when it is dry a piece of rope is added.

Christmas pine with buttons

This is ideal to decorate the Christmas table, since it is very beautiful, simple to make and very economical.


  • Cardboard.
  • Glue.
  • Buttons.


  1. First a circle is cut out and a straight cut is made to be able to roll it up and create a cone.
  2. Then only glue is added to the entire surface and the colored buttons are arranged.
  3. Finally, it can be arranged on a glass to make them look more beautiful.

Christmas decorations with cookie cutters

This time Christmas figure cutters will be used to make beautiful ornaments that decorate the pine.


  • Cutting.
  • Color papers.
  • Scotch tape.


  1. First the papers are spread out on the table and the outline of the cookie cutters is drawn.
  2. The figures are then cut out and attached to the back of each with a piece of tape.
  3. Finally a piece of rope is placed on top so that they can be hung.

Christmas balls with buttons

To get cheap and precious ornaments you can create these Christmas balls with buttons.


  • Styrofoam balls.
  • Wire.
  • Buttons.
  • Glue.


  1. First you must cut a small piece of wire and make a hook to be nailed in the upper part of the foam ball.
  2. Finally, just add glue with the help of a brush and glue the buttons until the figure is complete.

Christmas centerpiece with glasses

Centerpieces make Christmas tables look gorgeous and stand out from other dinners.


  • Glasses of crystals or plastic.
  • White paint.
  • Black paint.
  • Brushes.
  • Bookmarks.
  • Accessories to decorate.
  • Glue.


  1. First you have to paint the upper part white and then the stem black.
  2. When the paint has dried, the details of the face are added with colored markers.
  3. Finally, you just have to decorate the centerpiece with the accessories you have chosen and add a candle at the base.

Christmas tree with rake

The front door of the home is always decorated at events, so this Christmas tree with rake is perfect for this occasion.


  • Rake.
  • Green spray paint.
  • Buttons.
  • Glue.
  • Paperboard.
  • Scissor.


  1. The rake must first be painted with green paint and it must be allowed to dry well before continuing.
  2. As the paint dries, create a star to place at the tip of the pine.
  3. Finally, just stick the buttons on the rake to simulate the balls that decorate the Christmas pines.

Fireplace with cardboard boxes

Reindeer with corks

A very fun idea to take advantage of cork stoppers. Very cute and easy to make reindeer that the little ones will adore.

Ornate candle

A candle to scent the whole home, very easy to make following the image above.

Recycled frames

Enjoy the frames that you no longer use at home and make an original Christmas frame. This idea can be useful to decorate the front door or fireplace.

These crafts look great and are super easy to do!

By Dr. Eric Jackson

Dr. Eric Jackson provides primary Internal Medicine care for men and women and treats patients with bone and mineral diseases, diabetes, heart conditions, and other chronic illnesses.He is a Washington University Bone Health Program physician and is a certified Bone Densitometrist. Dr. Avery is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

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