DIY Dollar Store Christmas Decorations Ideas

It’s time to get into the festive spirit this winter! Don’t worry – you don’t have to break the bank to make your house look merry and bright. All these Christmas decorations from the Dollar Store will help you to create a stunning holiday decor at a fraction of the price of designer stores. Check out these budget friendly ideas which you are sure to love.

1. Plastic Spoon Tree

Plastic Spoon Tree
Create a stunning Christmas tree from spoons this holiday season!

  • Plastic spoons
  • Spray paint in any hue of your choice
  • Styrofoam Cone or card
  • Embellishments such as pom poms, beads, or sequins

Make the card into a cone and cut some length off the spoons. Begin to glue around the cone, and allow to dry. Spray paint the color of your choice and allow to dry then decorate with your chosen embellishments. It also makes a great litlle centerpiece for winter weddings.

2. Water Marble Bauble

Water Marble Bauble
This simple technique to water marble your ornament involves using a dish of water and adding several drops of different colored nail polishes. Swirl it around and dip your clear bauble in for a really neat effect.

3. Snow Globe Candle Holders

Snow Globe Candle Holders
For a different way to present your candles this year , flip some wine glasses upside down and place festive figurines such as snowmen on fake snow inside. Pop your candles on top and watch as guests face delight.

4. Festive Dessert Tray

Festive Dessert Tray
For a festive dessert tray – you’ll need three plates and two candle holders which can all be purchased from the dollar store. Hot glue them together and you will have this lovely piece that could also be given as a gift with some nice cookies for example.

5. Fishbowl Snowman

Fishbowl Snowman
Turn dollar store fishbowls into the most adorable Christmas decoration. You’ll need 3 different sized stackable fish bowls a bag of fake snow and festive figurines. It really couldn’t be easier to make.

6. Candy Cane Wreath

Candy Cane Wreath
For a couple of dollars you can make this adorable wreath. Start by gluing two candy canes together at the top and bottom, using hot glue. Repeat until you have 9 hearts and finish by gluing a snowflake ornament in the center. Use some red ribbon to hang it.

7. Large Candy Canes

Large Candy Canes
Wrap the dollar store plastic candy canes in burlap and embellish with bells, pine cones and greenery.

8. Gilded Winter Arrangement

Collect some branches from your backyard and wrap with some gold or silver thread. Arrange in a jar of baubles and then gently hang some baubles on each of the branches. This will look beautiful set on a tray of baubles and a candle.

9. Square Christmas Wreath

You can make this awesome wreath with a dollar store frame, garland ribbon and Christmas bulbs.
instructions  Christmas Frame Wreath

10. Deco Mesh Angel

Deco Mesh Angel
This is a fun little craft to do with the kids. You’ll need deco mesh, pipe cleaners, ribbon & a plastic bulb.

11. Pine Cone Centerpiece

Fill dollar store vases with pine cones and add fairy lights.

12. Dollar Store Christmas Decorations

These baubles will look stunning on your coffee table. Purchase some decor-push pins and Styrofoam balls to recreate this idea.

13. Christmas Ball Wreath

Make your door look super festive with this colorful wreath. Use a pool noodle and ornaments from the dollar store.

14. Bauble Centerpiece

Bauble Centerpiece
Purchase several wine glasses and baubles as well as present bows, little fake presents, and a plate to recreate this. Fill the glasses with the balls and fake presents, and display what is leftover on the plate.

15. Faux Cloche

Faux Cloche
Turn two dollar store wine glasses upside down and make little scenes out of figurines such as a nativity set. Place a little bow near the top and you have a beautiful little decoration for your table.

16. Pickle Jar Snowman

Pickle Jar Snowman
Instructions Pickle Jar Snowman

17. Plastic Bottle Snow Globe

Plastic Bottle Snow Globe
Turn soda bottles into a charming snow scene.
Instructions Plastic Bottle Snow Globe

18. Door Swag

Dollar Tree Christmas Wreath - Door Swag
Take 2 white Dollar tree Christmas trees upside down and stacked, dollar tree frosted berry picks and a plaid dollar tree bow to make a $5 door swag.

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  1. Great ideal, I will be making several of them.

  2. Thanks for sharing this great idea. I’m sure everyone in my family will like it.

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