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Christmas is the season where people spend a ton of money (unexpectedly – haha), get together with loved ones, and have a great time!
With all the costs that add up like your décor, gifts, food, and party supplies, Christmas can be a very expensive time of the year. That’s especially true when it creeps up right after the Thanksgiving holiday followed by the Black Friday shopping season.
Fortunately, you don’t need to spend a lot of money on Christmas decorations and gifts to have fun this holiday.
If you’re on the hunt for inexpensive DIY decorations and crafts for Christmas, then you’re at the right spot today because we’ve got tons of amazing DIY Dollar Tree Christmas craft ideas that we’ve gathered from all over Pinterest.
Because Christmas is just around the corner, we’ve been working hard just to gather the best and easiest Christmas craft ideas for adults, along with the cutest Christmas crafts for kids. Yes, they’re all frugal and inexpensive to make! 😉
In addition to that, we’ve also gathered a list of budget-friendly Christmas and holiday dessert ideas that are easy for you to bake for a crowd of people including your family and friends.
All of these magical and inspiring Christmas ideas are aimed to help you save money so you don’t have to get in debt or go broke after the holidays.
I’ll be updating this post every season, so click here and save this image to your favorite holiday Pinterest board for updates. Or pin the image below!
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DIY Dollar Tree Christmas Crafts
In today’s post, we are going to be specific and give you the best Christmas crafting ideas that can be made in minutes just by having a few cheap and inexpensive supplies from your local dollar store.
So, if you’re looking for the perfect DIY dollar store decorations, crafts, and gifts this Christmas, then here’s how to make these crafty gifts and decorations without breaking the bank – we’re all about helping you find ways to be frugal and save money all year round to avoid being broke!
From holiday wreaths, mason jars, and centerpieces to gift ideas, these Dollar Tree Christmas crafting ideas are super easy and fun to make – you can stay warm indoors and spend quality time with your kids!
Create a cozy holiday home that you’ll enjoy with your friends and family with these DIY Dollar Tree Christmas crafts and décor ideas – you can even give them out as special handmade gifts to your closest friends, coworkers, and family members! We know that they’ll love them more than you do! 😊
Before you scroll through these Dollar Tree Christmas crafts, I wanted to provide a list of frequently asked questions that many have about Dollar Store crafts for the holiday season.
Does Dollar Tree have Christmas crafts?
Yes, Dollar Tree has a fantastic selection of Christmas crafts that are budget-friendly.
They stock basic craft supplies like glitter, ribbons, and felt, as well as holiday-specific items like ornaments and faux snow.
They sometimes offer kits tailored for the holiday season, perfect for DIY projects.
It’s definitely wise to check the store early in the season or look online, as each location can have a different inventory.
Many people, including myself, enjoy turning these affordable finds into festive decorations for the holiday season!
What can I do with Dollar Tree Christmas ornaments?
Dollar Tree Christmas ornaments offer so many, and I mean, SO many possibilities for festive decor!
You can string them together to make a unique garland for your fireplace or staircase. Placing them in a clear glass bowl can produce a visually appealing centerpiece for your table.
Another idea is to attach them to gift packages for an extra touch of holiday sparkle – you can even check out these amazing Grinch ornaments to make for Christmas.
If you have a wreath, adding some of these ornaments can enhance its appearance. I’ve actually provided instructions on how to make a DIY Christmas wreath using Dollar Tree supplies. The possibilities are endless!
For those who love crafting, using these ornaments as the base for personalized projects can be fun.
With some glue and additional decorations, they can be transformed to match any theme you have in mind for the season.
How to decorate a Christmas tree with Dollar Tree items?
Decorating a Christmas tree with Dollar Tree items is both affordable and imaginative.
You can start by selecting a color scheme or theme – I personally love the tradition of red, and green with a touch of silver and gold. Next, buy a variety of ornaments in those colors.
Dollar Tree usually offers balls, stars, and other classic shapes. Add string lights, which are often available in different colors and styles.
Tinsel or garland can give your tree a fuller look, and they frequently stock various designs. Ribbons can be woven through branches or used as bows.
Don’t overlook non-traditional items like faux flowers or toy figures which I absolutely love because they can be repurposed as unique decorations.
Lastly, you can finish with a tree topper, and if you can’t find one you like, get creative! For example, a large bow or a crafted angel using felt and beads can crown your tree beautifully.
How do you make a dollar-store Christmas tree look good?
When it comes to dressing up a budget-friendly tree, it’s all about pizzazz and flair.
First things first, give those branches the attention they deserve by fluffing them out. Light it up with twinkly fairy lights, and toss in some hand-crafted ornaments for that extra charm.
Don’t shy away from bold choices – shimmering ribbons, sparkling beads, and anything that makes your heart sing!
The key is confidence, enthusiasm, and that sprinkle of creativity. Go forth, darling, and make your dollar tree the talk of the town!
1. Rudolph Clothespin Dollar Tree Craft
You can get tons of clothespins and crafts materials from any dollar store!
This simple and easy Rudolph clothespin dollar tree craft is perfect for kids and adults. All you need is some clothespins, red pom poms, brown pipe cleaners, and googly eyes. Simply glue on the pom poms and pipe cleaners to create the Rudolph face and you’re done!
Seriously, how easy was that?
Want more simple and easy Christmas crafts to make now? Check out this blog post where I gathered the best holiday crafts for any age! If you are looking particularly for festive kids’ crafts, take a look at these kiddy ones here.
2. Dollar Store Popsicle Stick and Wrapping Paper Christmas Tree Craft
I absolutely love popsicle stick crafts! They are so versatile and you can make so many different things with them. Pick them up at your closest Dollar Tree or dollar store – they’re incredibly cheap and you’ll be able to create all sorts of fun crafts with them!
This popsicle stick Christmas tree is one of my favorites because it’s perfect for kids and even adults of all ages. It’s a great way to use up those extra popsicle sticks and leftover wrapping paper that you have lying around the house.
3. Grinch Dollar Store Gnome
The Grinch who stole Christmas is one of the most iconic holiday characters. And what’s not to love about him? He’s mischievous, he’s funny, and he has a heart that’s two sizes too small.
If you’re looking for a fun and easy Grinch-themed craft to do this holiday season, look no further than this Grinch dollar store gnome! All you need is a green sock, some stuffing, a dollar store Santa hat, and a centerpiece stand. So simple and yet so cute!
4. Candy Cane Mason Jar
Mason jars can be picked up at any dollar store or craft store – you don’t have to use the original expensive ones if it’s out of your budget. Though the original ones are very pretty! They’re so versatile and can be used for all sorts of different projects.
This candy cane mason jar is perfect for Christmas. It’s a great way to decorate your home and fill it with some holiday cheer. All you need is a mason jar, candy canes, red and white glitter, and some ribbon. Not only do these make a fantastic decorative but they also make great Christmas mason jar gifts!
5. DIY Dollar Store Tissue Paper Polar Bear Craft
The North Pole is callin’ with this adorable and easy tissue paper polar bear craft!
Oh, the classic tissue paper polar bear! How I love them so much! You can get everything you need for this at your local dollar store. Supplies include colored cardstock or construction paper, tissue paper squares, a glue stick, and some scissors.
Wintertime is filled with loveable animals, so be sure to check out these cute and easy polar bear crafts, which are the perfect activity for kids!
6. Dollar Tree Reindeer Mason Jar with Treats
7. DIY Dollar Tree Snowman Craft
8. DIY Christmas Wreath with Clothing Clips
9. Giant Lollipop Dollar Tree Christmas Craft
10. Dollar Tree Snow Globe Craft
11. DIY Crafty Sand Ornament
12. DIY Dollar Store Framed Reindeer Craft
13. DIY Dollar Tree Candles
14. DIY Snowman Mason Jar Craft
15. DIY Hershey Kisses Christmas Tree
16. DIY Dollar Tree Farmhouse Christmas Tree
17. DIY Dollar Tree Christmas Wreath with Lego
18. DIY Tea Light Snowman Ornaments
19. Now Sew Sock Snowman Christmas Craft
20. Wooden Sled Ornament with Popsicle Sticks
21. DIY Gift Box Ornaments
22. Bottle Cap Snowman Ornaments
23. DIY Dollar Tree Christmas Ornaments
24. DIY Dollar Tree Christmas Snow Globe Ornament
25. DIY Cinnamon Stick Tree Ornaments
26. Dollar Store Wire Hanger Christmas Wreath
27. DIY Tin Can Snowman Decoration
28. DIY Wine Cork Christmas Tree Crafts
29. Dollar Tree Candy Cane with Beads and Pipe Cleaners
30. Decorate Pinecone Christmas Tree
Dollar Store Christmas Crafts
As you can see, there are many creative dollar store Christmas crafts and ideas for you to make this holiday.
We highly recommend you give these projects a try. Not only will you have fun with your family and kids, but you’ll feel accomplished with the end result of each crafting project from this list.
The beauty is that some of these DIY Dollar Tree crafting ideas may look complicated to make, but the reality is they’re not when you follow each tutorial step by step. You are craftier than you think, and you’ll be surprised at what you can make!
Alright, it’s time to have fun and get to work!
Let us know in the comment below which is your favorite DIY dollar store Christmas craft!