Christmas is my absolute favorite time of year.

I love the adorable and cozy projects, the sentimental gifts, and the overall generosity and creativity of the season. There is nothing like receiving a thoughtful gift from a loved one… or making the thoughtful gift for the people closest to you. So to kick off the holiday season, here are over 35 incredible DIY tutorials from other bloggers around the internet. Read on to find amazing ideas to decorate your home, entertain holiday guests, and get your own creative juices flowing. Enjoy!

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The simplicity and natural aspects of this centerpiece make it festive and  versatile. SEE THE FULL POST HERE. Photo courtesy of MusingsonMomentum.com.
Embossed Clay Star Decorations
These embossed ornaments look expensive and will last for years to come. SEE THE FULL DIY HERE. Photo and tutorial by GatheringBeauty.com
Remember those paper snowflakes you made in school (or maybe your children still bring them home every year)? They’re pretty and fun to make, but we suggest you put away the white paper and the scissors this year—or, at the very least, strongly consider adding these projects to the mix.
Serve hot chocolate with flair this year with this idea by RealSimple. Photo courtesy of RealSimple.com
Who doesn’t love a free printable? Create your own vintage Christmas-town with THIS TUTORIAL by ThoughtsFromAlice.com
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These simple yet elegant snowflakes make for an impressive entryway. See the full DIY HERE by MakingHomeBase.com
Bring a touch of nature indoors this year as you decorate your tree – learn how to make rustic twig Christmas ornaments! They're simple, inexpensive and look beautiful!
THIS TUTORIAL by SimpleAsThatBlog.com is clever and adds a natural, casual vibe to your holiday decor.
Sweater ornament
Cover cheap ornaments with recycled sweaters like thelilypadcottage.com in THIS DIY to create a casual, cozy look.
Create these super easy (and inexpensive!) felt trees for a fraction of the price! Find the tutorial at Littlehouseoffour.com
I love these homemade tree decorations from LittleHouseOfFour.com Make your own through THIS TUTORIAL HERE.
Make Gilded Pinecones like hubpages.com with this TUTORIAL HERE.
How to make fun {waterless} snow globes at TidyMom.net
Waterless Snow Globes are so easy to make and mix vintage and modern beautifully. Make your own with TidyMom.com via THIS DIY

 

This reindeer string art is the perfect addition to your rustic Christmas decor. // cleanandscentsible.com
You may never want to take this reindeer string art down by cleanandscentsible.com MAKE YOUR OWN HERE.
Happily Ever Borrowed covered natural tree branches for a glam, festive look. DIY HERE
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Give basic vases a makeover with THIS TUTORIAL by infarrantlycreative.net
Kids play balls and a cake pan from the dollar store! Bring in the Holidays with these GIANT CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS for your home! How to Make Your Own Huge Outdoor Christmas Ornaments (Easy video tutorial)
Transform summer beach balls into oversize ornaments like SmartSchoolHouse.com did with THIS TUTORIAL.
Handmade Rustic Christmas Tree.
Add a rustic element to your decor with HerToolBelt.com via THIS DIY

 

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MusingsOnMomentum knows how to create the perfect natural Christmas decor with THIS POST
DIY Winter Woodland Sign.
Make an adorable woodland sign with LiveLaughRowe.com via THIS TUTORIAL.
Paper Straw Snowflake Window Hangings
Paper straws have never looked so good. Make these cute snowflakes by RealSimple.com HERE
Make a giant Christmas wreath out of a hula hoop and eucalyptus for some rustic and modern holiday decor!
This natural wreath is sure to make a statement. Create your own with HomemadeGinger.com through THIS TUTORIAL
Snowflake Pillow
Update a boring pillow with THIS DIY from RealSimple.com

Holiday Red Solo Cups.

Christmas Crafts With Kids
Turn kisses into miniature tree stands with THIS DIY from Itallstartedwithpaint.com

Pine cones

Super easy DIY reindeer sign! See how to make your own for your Christmas decor!
Be sure you don’t forget any reindeer and make a massive impact in your decor with THIS DIY from the LizMarieBlog.com

 

These unique and textured trees by blueIStyleblog.com are so easy to make! FIND THE FULL DIY HERE
Felt trees add texture and are so simple to make. MAKE YOUR OWN HERE from the HubPages.com
Red and White Christmas Display
This gorgeously fluffy wreath is surprisingly simple to make with ViewFromTheFridge.com SEE THE FULL DIY HERE

 

Hot chocolate with melted snowman
Your kids will love to get hot chocolate served with a happy marshmellow man like Fotolia.com
Giant Festive Holly Decoration
Cheap and easy holiday decor is always a must. This easy, oversize holly from SweetPaulMag.com is pure genius! SEE THE DIY HERE.
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These minimalist houses are perfect for a modern Christmas village. SEE THE FREE PRINTABLES HERE by CraftAndCreativity.com
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Makeover old plastic pumpkins into a happy un-meltable snowman like CraftyMorning.com
Learn how to make your own Glitter Reindeer Canvas Art! Easy tutorial!
This easy glitter silhouette from inspirationformoms.porch.com even comes with a free printable template. SEE THE DIY HERE.
These peanut butter cup Christmas trees are SO CUTE! They'd make a great dessert or treat, and can even be wrapped up to give as a party favour!
Struggling to find the perfect teacher gift or party idea? These cute little Christmas Desserts by OneLittleProject.com are sure to be a hit! SEE THE RECIPE HERE.
These cute sweater trees are simple, cute and inexpensive. MAKE YOUR OWN HERE with finditmakeitloveit.com
Create a pom pom garland - Tara Dennis
Colorful poms add a lot of punch to a mantle or shelf. MAKE YOUR OWN HERE via TaraDennis.com
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Make a large, statement sign with THIS DIY by RosyScription.com FULL TUTORIAL HERE

I hope you guys found some great ideas and are just as excited as I am to bring the holidays in this year and get making!

Happy holidays!

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