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16 Clever Christmas DIY Projects To Try This Holiday Season

These Christmas DIY projects will get you into the holiday spirit.

By Sheera LeePublished 6 years ago 2 min read

Why buy your holiday decor at the store? Roll up your sleeves and get crafty this holiday season with these Christmas DIY projects.

Create an oil diffusing ornament.

Fill your home with the smell of Christmas with this easy DIY essential oil diffuser that doubles as a Christmas tree ornament.

Get the directions here.

Make pine scented potpourri pouches.

Use your Christmas tree trimmings and place them in fabric bags. Now just place those bags all over your home and each room will smell like a fresh cut Christmas tree!

Create a DIY peppermint candy bowl.

These peppermint candy bowls take about 20 minutes to make and they make great decorations or gifts.

Get the directions here.

This recipe uses sous vide to achieve a creamy texture and rich flavor in just 30 minutes.

Get the recipe here.

Make a wreath out of an old scarf.

This is the quickest, easiest DIY Christmas wreath you'll ever see - using an old wool scarf.

Get the directions here.

Spruce up your holiday table with these paint dipped pinecones.

Bring the forest to your table with these holiday dipped pinecones.

Get the directions here.

Decorate upside-down waffle cones to make Christmas tree desserts.

Gingerbread houses have nothing on these upside-down waffle cone pops.

Get the recipe here.

Create festive ice cubes by freezing cranberries in an ice cube tray.

Spruce up your cocktails with these cranberry ice cubes.

Get the recipe here.

Put a couple of drops of holiday essential oil on your Christmas tree, on logs in the fire or in your diffuser.

Create small Christmas trees for your porch out of old tomato cages.

Reuse those tomato cages to create the perfect apartment Christmas tree or porch decoration.

Get the directions here.

Use a pool noodle to create your own ornament wreath.

Make the perfect wreath with an old pool noodle.

Get the directions here.

Keep the kids busy with three-ingredient snow slime.

Kids love snow and they love slime, so why not give them both this holiday season?

Get the directions here.

Make "elf" donuts out of Cheerios.

Santa loves cookies, but elves love donuts.

Get the recipe here.

Make edible Christmas lights.

Create edible Christmas lights with Mike and Ike candies and Almond M&M’s. The best part? You can eat you way through the tangles.

Get the recipe here.

All you need is a set of Christmas lights and ping pong balls. Watch the video above to learn how.

Make amazing Santa strawberries.

No cooking, baking, or strenuous activity involved!

Get the recipe here.

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About the Creator

Sheera Lee

Social media consultant and avid lifehacker. I spend most of my days curating Pinterest, Tumblr and Instagram. "A picture is worth a thousand re-blogs."

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