Christmas holiday time of the year is undoubtedly one of the most awaited ones. Real Christmas lovers actually start planning next Christmas as soon as the current one passes. Christmas decorations, Christmas Tree and Christmas ornaments preparations are also very exciting for the whole family.
Since this year has already become a year of depression in more ways than one, spending big on Christmas might not be an option for many. Christmas decoration ideas for your budget home still need to just as colorful and beautiful and yet be available at budget prices.
Of course, the first thing anyone would tell you in normal circumstances is to get a nice expensive Christmas tree. Most of those Christmas decoration ideas won’t be wrong as well. Here we have some beautiful yet very affordable Christmas décor ideas to get your home in the right holiday spirit:
1: Christmas Decorations with Merry Christmas Matt
Starting our list is a wonderful (actually DIY) merry Christmas matt idea. This one is very basic and has some nice bright colors on it. Alternatively, you can start this Christmas décor idea with different colors and designs. As long as your main door mat provides a warm Christmassy welcome, it should qualify for the job. Nothing beats a good old warm Christmas welcome.
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2: Christmas Decorations Entry Door Wreath
We just love great Christmas welcomes. Either you can find a cheap any favored sized door wreath, or make one yourself. All you need is some greenery, some saved ornaments from last year and a tie rope or thread. This DIY Christmas wreath project is as simple as it gets. When doing it yourself, you would be at liberty to make it the way you want. Add whatever Christmas bright colors and hang it on the door.
3: Glowing Door Hanging Orb Christmas Decorations
Christmas decorations have a lot of hanging and standing things. A large glowing hanging orb for your door with merry Christmas text on it serves the purpose great. Anyone walking in will be in the right Christmas mood. We picked this one from the local supermarket for less than $10. There are many varieties available near the Christmas time. Pick one up whenever you can find a decent option.
4: Christmas Decorations – Little Hanging Snow People
Don’t you just love those miniature Christmas special pieces? We certainly do. These little hanging snow people are available for under $5 for the set. Made from processed cotton and some small fabrics, these can also be saved for the next Christmas. Beauty with these is that you can hang them on your entry doors, living room walls or wherever. They will provide the Christmas mood any time.
5: Christmas Decorations – Basket of Little Bear
Before you think we are hanging too much on little ornaments, have a look at how cute these look. All you need is an empty basket and some Christmas greenery. Oh, and those little bears. These Christmas decorations can be picked up from most stores around the world. You don’t also have to get exactly same ones. These are just to provide you the Christmas decoration ideas on a budget.
6: Repainted Plantation Pot Christmas Decorations
Christmas decorations are actually pretty simple when you think about it. Red or green are the colors of Christmas everywhere in the world. If you have an old plantation pot, repaint it red. This is one of the most budget friendly Christmas decoration ideas on our list actually. You can now place this basket with some plants in it near your Christmas tree or around the door. Wherever you need.
7: Christmas Decorations with Fancy Ornaments
Nothing beats cute red ornaments for any Christmas décor anytime. Whether you are decorating your Christmas tree, your walls or your windows, these cute little ornaments come handy. These are really cheap to get as well. You can get a whole bag of them under $10 in most places. Dollar shops even sell them in smaller numbers (and slightly lower quality) for nothing but a dollar. Cheers.
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8: Little JOY DIY Project Christmas Decorations
For living rooms, bedrooms and other parts of the home, a little JOY sign is the perfect Christmas decorations option. This Christmas décor idea can bring that festive mood for any member of the family perfectly. You will need some small lights and cardboard that you can paint red. Make sure to tuck away the wires nicely. When done, this effort will be well worth doing indeed.
9: Large XMAS Letters for the Garden
Looking to extend that Christmas spirit to the garden as well? This is just what you’d get with a large XMAS display letter set for the garden. This spirit Christmas special decoration idea can even extend the mood for your neighbors. All you need are some pieces of wood (a lot actually) with some paint. You will also need some tools to cut, join and work those wood pieces. Christmas spirit restored!
10: Grandpa Santa
Christmas spirit is all about making everyone happy in the family. Kids love Santa Clause. In some cases, kids wait for Santa the whole year. These days, hiring a Santa for rent can be quite expensive. Yet, you can get this spirit Christmas idea by using the kid’s grandpa for Santa. A bit of Ho, Ho, Ho action is needed from the grandpa. Surely, he will not mind it one bit (if he is not that grumpy type that is).
11: Kid’s Gifts in Those Socks Are Unbeatable
What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of your childhood and Christmas? Gifts in socks hanging on the fireplace are usually among the very top answers. You can create the same experience for your own kids now. Do this Christmas decoration for your living room and your own Christmas spirit will be soaring again! Go on, pack a gift for yourself in one of those socks too.
12: A Small Christmas Tree Made from Branches
Who said fallen branches can be of no use? We are here to prove it wrong. Look at this beautifully done DIY Christmas tree idea. All you need is to collect a few fallen branches and a few colorful ornaments. Arrange them on your wall (preferably white wall) and make them look like a Christmas tree. This Christmas decoration idea can look good on an indoor wall or an outdoor one. Whichever!
13: A Christmas Table Tray
That Christmas spirit is all about seeing these festive things all over the house. For your center table in the living room, a nice Christmassy tray does the job nicely. These Christmas decoration ideas are cheap to get and very efficient in boosting that spirit Christmas. Simply place any small ornaments, Christmas tree leaves and whatever in that tray. Place it on the table glittering and done.
14: Christmas Cupcakes Are the Best
Cupcakes are great on their own any time of the year. Make them a little Christmassy with the festive spirit and they become the best snacks ever. If you have a granny recipe for these, you can even attempt to make them yourself. If not, supermarket these days sell lots of these. Bakeries are also available selling probably the best Christmas style cupcakes in the market.
15: Cute Picture Frame Modification
Most homes have picture frames in the living rooms and bedrooms. If you have picture frames with portraits of your loved ones in them, you can make them look that much more like Christmas decorations. Simply add small Christmas hats on the edges of these frames and your room lights up that spirit of Christmas instantly.
16: Puppy with Santa Love
Got a cute puppy in the house? Christmas decorations can also involve something for the beautiful puppy. Make him/her look the part with a red Christmas coat and a small hat. This one is really easy to do for people with any sort of sewing skills. Also, you can buy something like this from the local pet shop as well. Supermarkets also offer some nice pieces of this sort. Woof woof!
17: Another Brilliant DIY Christmas Tree Idea
DIY Christmas tree! Like who can make their own Christmas tree you might ask! You won’t be wrong to doubt us as well. Just have a look below and see how some pieces of nicely trimmed dry wood and few ornaments can do the magic. We went with a vintage alarm clock to complete the look. You can place anything you have in its place as well. Even an old picture frame would do nicely. Just an idea!
Christmas holidays are the happy time of the year. Celebrate them with the loved ones with beautiful Christmas Decorations on a budget this year and boost that charming spirit of Christmas.
18: Those Little Wall Things
For homes with light colored plain walls, the option to make things look Christmassy is always there. All you need are some tiny (or large) Christmas décor items. Buy them from the local supermarket or make them yourself, hang or paste them on a wall. Little things like this have the ability to boost that holiday spirit just perfectly all around.
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19: Glittery Christmassy Curtain
Making a Christmas curtain is one of the easiest things to do. All you need is some suitable netting fabric and whatever works for you on top of it. Attach everything together and sew up the curtain nicely. Any wall, space between rooms or even the bathtub can use these curtains beautifully. Just let it hang couple of months after Christmas to be in that Christmas spirit for as long as preferred.
20: Christmas Wall Drawing Project for the Kids
Why not get the kids involved to forever inspire them with spirit Christmas? You can achieve just that by having them draw on your plain wall. However, do make sure to hand them drawing pencils or paint things that can come off easily. These wipe-off pencils are available in any required colors as well. These things to draw ideas on your wall for the kids also provide a good feel for the family.
21: Attention Away from That Christmas Tree
Couldn’t find a high-quality Christmas tree or couldn’t buy one in good time? No worries. You can still get a cheap one and make it fill the part. However, like your nice big Christmas tree, this one can not be put on full lit display. Reduce the light on it and make it dim lit and also put your ornaments on it nicely. When you have other attractive walls or Christmas decorations in place, attention will be on them. Check this cheap Christmas Tree out available at Amazon.
22: DIY Kid Craft Christmas Decoration Ideas
Want to involve your kids in Christmas decorations more than ever? You can do this by engaging them in craft projects. From Christmas fancy glasses to gift wrapping and more, anything that can keep them busy will work just fine. At the end of the day, you need more than your Christmas tree for that perfect Christmas décor this year.
23: Christmas Garden Lights
Christmas is all about lights, lights and some more lights. Extend that feeling into your garden with fancy Christmas decorations lights. You’ll be surprised to know how budget friendly some of these Christmas lights can be. Don’t let their expanded dimensions fool you. They are great for that Christmas décor in any home as well. Christmas decorations are simply not complete without some beautiful lights. These Christmas Lights available at Walmart are really cheap and top quality.
24: Your Wall of Christmas Gifts
What to setup Christmas decorations beyond traditional measures? A Christmas gift wall is just what you need. Wrap up your gifts for the family members nicely and attach them on a single tone wall. If you have a background color of wall that is contrasting to Christmas red, the packed gifts will pop nicely. This wall shouldn’t be the one behind Christmas tree. Make it stand out on its own for that Christmas décor.
25: Santa and Reindeer Christmas Art
What better way to make your walls speak out loud this Christmas then to have Santa and his reindeers on it! Wallpapers or even stickers that are made just for the purpose are available for cheap prices. Get a custom cut Santa and reindeer wallpaper for the main wall. Usually, these look better for kid’s rooms. Place a small Christmas tree in you kid’s room with this wallpaper and the spirit of Christmas is here.
26: Christmas Santa Hat for the Barn Wall
Why leave your barn out of that spirit of Christmas right! You can make Christmas ornaments out of things not normally associated with them. Christmas hats are one of those things. Hang one anywhere and that spirit of Christmas gets boosted quite nicely indeed. Hang one (or some) on your barn walls and they might do the trick for your Christmas decoration ideas for the place. This Santa Hat is cheap and looks good.
27: Repurpose Fallen Christmas Tree Leaves
Ever wondered how can Christmas tree leaves help with those Christmas decoration ideas? We are just about to tell you how. Simply arrange some Christmas tree leaves that can be collected from anywhere on a table. Place some nice sparkly ornaments in bright reds and gold colors on top of the leaves heap. Just like that, you table Christmas decorations are ready to rock and roll this year.
28: Store or Use Stored Ornaments
Did you know what happens to Christmas ornaments once the holiday season is past? Most people end up storing their once used Christmas ornaments. You should do the same. These Christmas ornaments are easily reusable. If you have stored any from the previous year, use them to save some expenditure. If not, store this year’s and next year will be Christmas decorations on a budget for sure.
29: Christmas Bouquet
Do you know what’s more romantic that a Christmas tree for couples? Well, chances are great of most people agreeing on a beautiful Christmas bouquet to be it. What’s best is that you can make your own little Christmas bouquet as well. Place this on a table after you have made the day of your loved one and it will become part of your Christmas decorations.
30: Christmas Décor with Christmas Tree Mirror
Sounds strange right! We don’t blame you. Most people would think this strange before finding out exactly what it is. If you are someone who wants a grand Christmas tree experience, you can double down on it with nothing but a large wall mirror. Place your Christmas tree in such a way that its image gets perfectly visible in your living room wall mirror. Two Christmas tree and Christmas ornaments things for the price of one.
31: Wrap Those Christmas Gifts and Display Them
Christmas gifts are even more likable than those beautiful Christmas ornaments for most people. You can use Christmas gifts as part of your Christmas décor just by display them. Make sure they are wrapped in that bright red of Christmas with beautiful styles. Now, place them on your shelves, tables or wherever they are visible from. Another one of our Christmas decoration ideas from nothing!
32: Fancy and Cute DIY Christmas Stars
They say Santa comes from the stars. Make your kids believe it even more with some DIY stars of your own. Easy shiny paper stars are easy to make and very much fun Christmas decorations of their own. These can look great on top of your Christmas tree or on its side and also on any wall or the ceiling as well. wherever you need to put them, these fancy paper DIY Christmas ornaments will look great nevertheless.
Spirit of Christmas Is the Best!
That holiday season is best time of the year for many of us. Why not celebrate this Christmas just the way it is supposed to be! With most of the world engulfed in sad tragedy this year with loss of income for many, Christmas decorations with Christmas ornaments can still become a reality.
We have listed few cheap on a budget, Christmas decoration ideas for your considerations. We also have some great Spirit Halloween ideas article for every as well here. Be sure to read it and find what suits your home best.