Are you tired of using the same holiday decorations year after year and want to change things up? You can do just that by going with a rustic theme this season. And you don’t even have to buy your decorations from the store. Instead, check out these 10 rustic holiday decorations you can make yourself.
1. DIY Tiny Star Wall Hanging
With a rustic branch and clay stars, this adorable DIY holiday decoration will make quite the impression on your guests. In fact, the small work of art is so impressive that you might want to keep it up well after the holidays are over.
2. Mason Jar Christmas Tree
This DIY mason jar Christmas tree craft is the perfect complement to your full-sized holiday tree, and it’s so easy to make that you can have it up in an instant. You’ll love how the flocked mini tree looks inside of a mason jar wrapped with flannel, creating a cozy and festive look.
3. DIY Snow Globe Jars
Do you love snow globes but are tired of putting out the same ones year after year? You can go rustic this year with these DIY snow globe jars. You’ll start with one of your own ornaments, such as a classic car. Then, you’ll include fake snow and more. It’s a really cool way to add to the rustic look in your home.
4. DIY Rustic Marquee Holiday Tree Sign
You can brighten up your home by crafting a DIY rustic marquee holiday tree sign. With a tree outlined in wood and gorgeous, bright lights, it lets the world know that the holiday season has arrived.
5. Winter Centerpiece
A centerpiece is a must-have during the holiday season. While there are lots of options, you can’t beat this winter centerpiece when going with a rustic theme. With materials that include burlap and pinecones, it’s the perfect way to show off your rustic side. At the same time, it looks upscale enough for an elegant holiday meal.
6. Leather Ornaments
You can even give your holiday tree a rustic feel by making leather ornaments. And while you’re going for a rustic theme, you’ll craft the leather into modern shapes, creating the best of both worlds. Instead of just being rustic or modern, you’ll have a bit of both.
7. Popsicle Stick Sleds
You can add some additional ornaments to your tree with this popsicle stick sleds craft. The mini sleds are a breeze to make and will remind you of your childhood.
8. Twig Stars
There’s nothing more rustic than twigs, so this twig stars craft is an ideal project to tackle this season. Once you finish, you can place the stars throughout your house, including baskets full of greenery.
9. Wood-Burned Christmas Tree Garland
You can tie the theme together with this wood-burned Christmas tree garland craft. With tree-shaped wood and rustic-colored beads, this garland is full of personality.
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10. DIY Reclaimed Wood Christmas Tree and Star
Do you want something to put outside of your home? This DIY reclaimed wood Christmas tree and star will let the world know that you’re excited that the holiday season is in full swing. Once you finish it, you can place it on your front porch, to the delight of your neighbors.
These crafts are relatively simple to make, so you can throw them together in a day or two and then place them around your home. They’ll turn your home into a holiday wonderland in an instant and help you celebrate the season.