20 Last Minute Christmas Decorating Ideas

Christmas is fast approaching. Are your decors up yet? If not, here are some last-minute decorating ideas to set the festive mood.

No time to put up Christmas decors but still want to get into the Christmas spirit?  I am happy to help you with some last-minute decor preparations.  Here are some beautiful ornaments and Christmas trees I collected  to adorn your home in style. They are not only easy to make but also inexpensive. Stay in tune with the holiday season and get inspired with this simple DIY list:

1. Pinecone Elves

pinecone elves

Adorable, lovely and organic. These pinecone elves are surely amusing decor that are easy to set up. Professional toy-making skill is not needed. Click here for step-by-step instructions.

2. DIY Glitter Christmas Lights

Glitter Christmas Lights

Recycle those burnout bulbs and make them glittering Christmas decors. With 3 materials and a bit of creativity, you can create something from scratch. Click here for instructions.

3. Red Holly-Leaf Place Cards

Red Holly-Leaf Place Cards

Greet your guests with these lovely place cards. Click here for instructions.

4. Candy Cane MiceCandy Cane Mice

Adorable and sweet treats for kids. A tasty favor after dinner or Christmas gifts to the little ones. Click here for instructions.

5. Utensil Holders

utensil holders

Super cute utensil holders that will surely add a decorative look to your table. Click here for details.

6. Cookie Cutter Ornaments

cookie cutter ornament

Grab those cookie cutters and wrap them with string to make a simple and elegant Christmas decor. Click here for details.

7. Sock Snowmen

sock snowman

Take out those old socks and make this adorable craft. Who knew socks can be great snowmen? Click here for details.

8. Cardboard Tube Children and Snowmen

cardboard tube children and snowmen

Transform the plain cardboard tube and create these lovely and fun mini characters that kids will surely adore. Click here for details.

9. Stacked Trees

Stacked Trees

Reuse those old newspaper and create a stunning Christmas tree to set the festive mood. Click here for instructions.

10. Paper Stars

paper stars

Aside from Christmas balls, you can add these special paper stars that are easy to make. Click here for details.

11. Apothecary Jars

diy apothecary jars

This is one way of decorating apothecary jars to make this Christmas memorable. A great addition to your counter. Click here for details.

12. Yarn Wreath


An affordable craft to do. With just a few supplies, you can create a fascinating Christmas wreath. Click here for instructions.

13. Mosaic Christmas Ball Ornament

Old CDs Xmas Ornament

A sparkly homemade ball ornament that you can make from old CDs. A crafty and lovely DIY project. Click here for instructions.

14. Christmas Tree Sticks


A DIY craft that kids will love. Easy to customize and super adorable. Click here for details.

15. Mini Snow Globe Ornaments


Just take a few supplies from the local craft store and create these lovely globe ornaments. A good-looking decor or gift. Click here for instructions.

16. Thumbtack Votive Candles

thumbtack votive candles

Sticking thumbtack to candles creates a scalloped pattern that is glamorous to look at. It is simple and inexpensive. Click here for details.

17. Cork board Card Holder

corkboard card-holder_thumb

Display those appealing Christmas cards that relatives and friends sent to you with this super simple card holder made from a cork board. Enjoy reading and looking at the cards this holiday season. Click here for details.

18. Sweet Cinnamon Candles

cinnamon candles

Sweet-smelling candles that you will love. A charming Christmas decor easy and easy to make. Click here for instructions.

19. Gift Bow Napkin Rings

bow napkin rings

Bow rings that are not only simple to make but are also super adorable decors. Click here for step-by-step instructions.

20. Christmas Basket

christmas basket

Fill this lovely basket with sweet treats you can give to kids or as favors after dinner. It is an alluring and functional craft anyone can make. Click here for details.

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