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167 Inexpensive Christmas Decorating Ideas

If you are looking for ideas for beautiful Christmas holiday decorating, then this is a great place to start! This is the ultimate inspiration for inexpensive Christmas decorating ideas!

‘Tis the season to be jolly! The holidays bring joy, laughter, and the opportunity to decorate our homes in festive splendor. But decking the halls doesn’t have to drain your wallet.

You’ve hit the motherload! I am so excited about this post today!

I am joining a group of blogging friends and we have all rounded up our favorite decor posts that are certain to help you create a festive season.

167 Inexpensive Christmas Decorating Ideas

So we’ll start with our own post!

Earlier this week, I shared this post filled with some of our favorite Christmas DIYs that are filled with budget-friendly Christmas decorating inspiration for your home.

Enjoy this collection of 25 DIY Christmas decorations that we’ve created over the years.

25 Easy Christmas Decorating Ideas for Any Budget

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The Best Rustic Christmas Decor Ideas on a Budget
Amy Sadler Designs

christmas tree in front of a burgundy wall

If you’re looking to add some rustic charm to your Christmas decor this year, there are plenty of ideas to choose from. Amy Sadler Designs has some great ideas for you.

She is the queen of hygge – which is the art of embracing a cozy home filled with contentment with your home decor. Here are some of the best rustic Christmas decorations you can use to embellish your home according to Amy!

From Vintage Decor to Christmas Holiday Decorations

vintage decor used for Christmas decor

Are you a lover of thrifting and vintage like me? Then Jill’s website is a must see this Christmas season! Her use of vintage ornaments, thrift store finds, like sock stretchers, quilts and demijohns will help put you in the holiday spirit.

She shares 13 ways to add all your favorite collections into your Christmas decor that’s quick and easy to let you sit back and enjoy the season!

Nostalgic Christmas Decorations
Country Peony

vintage pine hutch topped with diy holiday houses and a paper chain garland

Step back in time with these vintage-inspired handmade Christmas decorations. I am a huge fan of DIY projects, and Elizabeth has a 10 budget-friendly way to make your own easy Christmas decoration using candy canes, pom-pom Christmas wreaths.

From paper chain garlands and vintage-inspired ornament wreaths, these tutorials are sure to inspire you to bring some handmade charm to your home this Christmas!

Cheap and Easy Christmas Decorating Ideas on a Budget
Eleanor Rose Home

flocked christmas tree with white and gold decorations

Wanting to transform your home into a winter wonderland without breaking the bank? Heidi shares 10 Christmas decorating ideas on a tight budget in a creative way using Christmas crafts, orange slices, and beautiful wrapping paper ideas.

Explore cheap christmas decoration ideas to add a touch of coziness to your home this holiday season like repurposing old decorations in a new way.

My 10 Favorite Christmas Treasures
Oak and Line

From handcrafted ornaments to enchanting Christmas villages, Lisa shares how you can embrace the season with nativity sets, wreaths, music boxes, festive tableware, and, of course, Christmas stockings for that extra joy.

A Few Of My Favorite Things – Christmas Ideas
Peacock Ridge Farm

Christmas tables cape with feathers and pinecones

Renae has such a beautiful home, filled with French Country styling that you will love! Explore her ideas to bring the beauty of rustic elegance into your home this holiday season with these ideas.

You’ll find 30 easy Christmas decorating ideas, gift wrapping, as well as tablescaping and delicious homemade recipes to make your Christmas dinner table settings beautiful.

Deck the Halls for Less
The Ponds Farmhouse

Rachel from Ponds Farmhouse decorating her front porch

Looking for ways to deck the halls without breaking the bank? Rachel is sharing 17 of her favorite budget Christmas decorating ideas.

From her stunning front porch decorations to her use of fresh greenery, you will definitely find an inexpensive way to bring holiday cheer to your home.

32 Christmas Decor Ideas for Bringing Comfort and Joy Home
Shiplap and Shells

shiplapped walls with a small flocked pencil christmas tree decorated with dried hydrangeas

Looking for ways to decorate your home for the holidays without feeling overwhelmed? Kim is sharing a collection of her favorite Christmas decor ideas.

From cottage-style decor and charming vintage finds to gift wrapping and tablescape inspiration, it’s easy to bring comfort and joy to your home this season.

She shares affordable gift wrap, tablescapes, tree decorations and more to give your home a high-end look this holiday season.

10 Creative and Easy Christmas Ideas to Try This Year
The Tattered Pew

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Christmas decor on the island

Kelly has the perfect way to transform your holiday season with these 10 creative and effortless Christmas ideas. From eco-friendly wreaths and delectable homemade treats, this roundup offers a diverse array of festive suggestions to infuse your celebrations with joy and a touch of DIY magic.

Whether you’re decorating, crafting, or indulging in delicious holiday treats, these ideas promise an easy way to make this Christmas season memorable and uniquely yours.

More Decorating Ideas to Consider:

Decorating for Christmas doesn’t have to be expensive. Here is a fun way to bring festive cheer to your home without draining your wallet.

Make DIY Christmas ornaments: Create personalized ornaments using materials like paper, cardboard, or salt dough. These can be painted, decorated, and hung on the tree, adding a special touch to your decorations.

Use nature around you: Take a stroll outside and gather pine cones, branches from pine trees, or berries to use in your decor. They can be spray-painted, arranged in vases, or tied with ribbons to create beautiful centerpieces for your dining table or living room accents.

Repurpose everyday items: Transform everyday items into Christmas decor. Utilize Mason jars as candle holders, turn old sweaters into cozy pillow covers, or repurpose cookie cutters as unique tree ornaments.

Festive lighting: String lights are a budget-friendly way to create a magical ambiance. Hang them around windows, drape them over furniture, or create a twinkling canopy in your living space.

Creative snowflakes and garlands: Cut out paper snowflakes to adorn windows or create garlands by stringing together paper cutouts or popcorn. This cost-effective decoration adds a whimsical touch to any room.

Homemade wreaths: Craft your own wreath using materials like twigs, fabric scraps, or even old Christmas cards or small ornaments. Grab a hot glue gun and add a bow or some ornaments, and boom—an inexpensive yet stunning front door decoration!

Use candy canes: Incorporate candy canes into your decor. Use them as table settings, create wreaths with them, or simply hang them on the tree for a classic Christmas look. You can melt them into a star shape and use it as a tree topper.

Thrift store finds: Explore thrift stores for unique and affordable holiday decor. You might find vintage ornaments, festive tableware, or charming figurines that add character to your space without breaking the bank.

Or fill mason jars with fairy lights – any way to add your own focal point or personal touch to your home.

Printable decor: Look for free printables online—artwork, banners, and gift tags—to add a festive flair to your walls, gifts, and even table settings. Print, cut, and enjoy the instant holiday vibe.

Add twinkle lights everywhere: String lights aren’t just for the tree—use them to illuminate banisters, doorways, or even outdoor spaces. Their soft glow adds a magical touch to any setting.

Edible decorations: Get creative in the kitchen and make edible decorations like gingerbread cookies or popcorn garlands. Not only do they look charming, but they also serve as delightful treats for guests.

Make your own DIY Advent Calendar: Craft your own advent calendar using envelopes, small boxes, or cloth pouches. Fill them with personalized notes, small treats, or activities for each day leading up to Christmas.

Homemade Scented Decor: Infuse your space with the scents of the season by making homemade potpourri or simmering spices like cinnamon and cloves with oranges on the stove. These natural scents create a cozy atmosphere.

Decorating for Christmas on a budget is not only feasible but also incredibly fun and rewarding. So by incorporating these affordable ideas into your holiday decor plans, you can create a festive and cozy atmosphere without overspending. Get creative, involve the family, and enjoy the magic of the season without worrying about the cost!

I hope these easy holiday ideas gave you inspiration this winter season. Did we miss any suggestions? Leave a comment below with some of your favorite holiday traditions.

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  1. So many amazing holiday ideas in one place! Love this so much Jen!