Between gifts, traveling, food and more, buying Christmas decorations often becomes a luxury or is completely eliminated from the shopping list. However, there are ways to have Christmas decorations for less than you think. From DIY projects to sale items, your holiday season can shine just as bright with a small Christmas decoration budget as it would with a larger one.
Pay less for Christmas decorations by making them yourself! Between Pinterest, family traditions and kids school projects, you may have more resources than you think to create a wonderful Christmas atmosphere. DIY Christmas decorations come in all sorts of shapes and sizes as well as skill level. Host a party and invite friends over to craft the night away!
DIY Christmas Decoration Ideas
- String light Christmas Tree
- String cranberries and popcorn for garland
- Photo Ornaments
- Decorate Your Own Glass Ornaments
- Sparkly Branches
- Paper Snowflakes
Budget Less for Christmas Decorations
Your budget does not have to implode to buy Christmas decorations. It may take time and a little effort, but you can work towards the Christmas wonderland you always wanted for your home for less than you think. Here are some ways to get there.
Thrifty Decoration Ideas
- Sales after the holiday
- Slowly build a stockpile
- Ask your parents for some childhood favorites
- Get decorations as Christmas gifts
- Yard and estate sales
- Exchange with friends and family
There are so many ways to obtain Christmas decorations for less. Using friends and family to make, exchange or gift decorations to you is an excellent way to build not only your collection but a tradition as well (annual decoration swap anyone?!) Create a warm and inviting Christmas atmosphere in your home working with your loved ones to stay on budget and celebrate the holiday.