Looking for classy, elegant Christmas crafts that don’t LOOK like handmade crafts? Are you looking for cute Christmas crafts for adults? We have TONS of ideas for handmade Christmas crafts for adults!
We’ll show you all sorts of on trend holiday crafts that you’ll actually want to make! From Christmas ornaments, wreaths and decor to more complex Cricut Christmas crafts. We even have a few inexpensive dollar tree Christmas crafts ideas!
Dollar Tree Christmas Shopping PRO TIPS: GO EARLY! There lots of people who make and sell Christmas crafts and they get a lot of their supplies/embellishments from Dollar Tree. Christmas items tend to sell out early. Start looking for Dollar Tree Christmas items being stocked in late October.
We’ve gathered a HUGE list of elegant Christmas crafts that are nice enough to look store bought. Many of these items are perfect to make and sell or give away as DIY Christmas gifts for friends, family & neighbors.
Elegant Christmas Crafts Ideas: Handmade Ornaments
Who hasn’t made a salt dough ornament in their childhood? This salt dough ornament DIY takes it up a notch with a simple elegance. You can get creative with your rubber stamp collection, cookie cutters or ANYTHING that can make an impression in the dough.
This nostalgic Little Debbie Christmas tree cake ornament is an EASY Christmas craft with the included FREE printable template. This tutorial is super detailed with lots of pro-tips to help you make your handmade ornament look totally store bought.
These marbleized glass ball Christmas ornaments can be customized with your personal Christmas color palette. Get creative with colors and different metallics for an elegant, custom made Christmas tree embellishment. This idea is simple and inexpensive…making it perfect for a family Christmas craft.
This simple, minimalist mistletoe ornament DIY comes with a free template so you can create something just like the picture! This would also look cute in any doorway to help you sneak a kiss!
If you’re having a totally bohemian Christmas theme on your tree you’ll want to check out this macrame Christmas tree DIY. We also have a macrame snowflake further down the list that will really knock your socks off. I was shocked to read through the tutorials on these to see how EASY they were!
I really love this mini embroidery hoop wreath ornament idea! You can get creative and use whatever fabric or textures suit your personal Christmas decorating style. I saw another example of this where someone used thrifted, cable knit sweaters and it looked so great! Don’t be afraid to get creative…wouldn’t this look cute with ugly christmas sweaters?!?!?
We’ve reached our first dollar tree Christmas craft idea! These cute little ornaments where made with the dollar tree jenga game pieces. With some stain and well chosen acrylic paint colors you have color coordinated ornaments that look totally store bought! I love the idea of using family photos instead of the Christmas prints- wouldn’t that be a great DIY Christmas gift idea for a friend or family member?
Here is a another dollar tree Christmas ornament idea! These wooden beads are easy to find in the craft section of your local dollar tree. With this easy to follow tutorial you can make these on trend, farmhouse style ornaments.
This ornament is made with fancy paper napkins! You’ll want to click through and see the full tutorial to see how it’s done because it’ll blow your mind!
Elegant Christmas Crafts: Garland & Wreath Ideas
This gingerbread cookie wreath isn’t made of actual gingerbread cookies…but a spin on the classic salt dough recipe. You’ll be able to use this wreath year after year!
The embroidery hoop wreath is super on trend right now. You can take this DIY Christmas wreath in almost any direction with the simple and easy to follow directions.
This super cute door hangar is made with all store bought components which makes it a super easy Christmas craft you can pull together in an afternoon.
If you’re looking for vintage Christmas craft ideas- the pom pom wreath is right up your alley. Trade out yarn colors to suit your vintage color scheme.
Elegant Christmas Crafts: DIY Home Decor
This stenciled Christmas sign is probably my favorite thing Christmas craft ideas list. It looks totally professional and if you’re looking for Christmas crafts to make and sell this might be the one. The stencil and everything you need to make this beauty is at the website we’ve linked to.
This is by far the most inexpensive Christmas craft idea on our list. You can download these FREE PRINTABLE monogram letters to create your own DIY wall art. Spell things like NOEL, JOY or LOVE. You can also add a letter to a gallery wall for a touch of EASY Christmas decor.
I LOVE this DIY letterboard sign for a twist on the super popular letterboards that are having a moment almost everywhere in home decor.
I love throw pillow covers because they add instant Christmas charm to any room while minimizing storage space in between seasons. This particular design works all winter long so you can maximize display time!
The FREE printable DIY Christmas advent includes 3 different types of gingerbread houses and 2 different types of trees that you can fill with small gifts and open throughout the Christmas advent. You don’t have to use these as an advent…they look great as a Christmas village on a mantle or as a Christmas Table centerpiece.
This DIY handmade nativity is so simple and easy to put together with inexpensive supplies. It’s such an EASY Christmas craft to make and sell or gift to family, church friends or neighbors.
It’s hard to miss the gnome trend and these cute sock gnomes cash in! With some inexpensive supplies you can create a gnome family to hang out by your Christmas tree or fireplace waiting for Santa!
Who knew you could make paper lunch bags look so good!?!?! These are perfect for decorating around a holiday meal table or even a new years eve celebration. If you use this Christmas crafting idea be sure to invite me to the party!
Anyone who knows me, KNOWS my love language is glitter. This simple and elegant DIY takes something from around your home and makes it totally boojie! These are perfect for taking your door wreath up a notch or sprucing up a mantle or shelf for a touch a touch of classy Christmas decor.
I made DIY bottle brush trees like these a few years ago and they turned out AWESOME! You can dye, pain or spray them to be any color you like and fit in with your Christmas colors.
Elegant Christmas Crafts: DIY Handmade Gifts
Everything you need to make this thoughtful DIY Christmas gift is included! Take a store bought candle and some dollar tree supplies to create a handmade gift for a close friend or family member.
This is a great DIY gift for the guys on your list that are so hard to shop for! You can make a large batch to spread across multiple jars. The included FREE PRINTALBE labels make this handmade gift look well thought out.
Everything you need to make a small party favor or dinner party gift is included with these FREE Printable Christmas crackers. You can choose from a reindeer, Santa or a snowman to store a small gift or memento for your Christmas party guests. A detailed tutorial really helps and there are even FREE Cricut cut files for Cricut users! Don’t miss this one!
This peppermint sugar scrub DIY Christmas gift idea is perfect for all the girlfriends on your list. It’s SO easy to make and doesn’t require a lot of expensive materials.
If you’re planning on gifting some delicious Christmas cookies to neighbors, coworkers or friends you’ve gotta check out these cookie treat bags. FREE graphics and all the details on how to create these can be found at the link.
What a unique DIY gift for those who live in fireplace country. They look beautiful and thoughtful. You can change out scents and spices to make something that has your signature style.
Elegant Christmas Crafts: Cricut Christmas Craft Ideas
If you’ve struggled to keep your young ones from expecting too much at Christmas you might want to check out the 4 gift rule philosophy. These reusable acrylic gift tags that you can make with your Cricut help keep Christmas on budget for years to come.
This is such a cute, Cricut Christmas craft idea for any family that doesn’t have a fireplace. It sets out a key for Santa to get into the house and includes a sweet little poem. The FREE SVG to create this is included!
This CUTE gingerbread house DIY doormat is perfect for inviting, outdoor Christmas decor. Ashley includes all the files and a step by step tutorial that will help you replicate this beauty
I hope that you found some Elegant Christmas Crafts for Adults that you’ll want to DIY this holiday season! We’re always adding to the post so if you have some great ideas leave us a comment at the end of this post! Check out some of our other crafty Christmas posts below:
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