DIY Christmas decorations: 10 simple options for the New Year 2021

DIY Christmas decorations: 10 simple options for the New Year 2021

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The tradition of decorating the Christmas tree before the New Year is loved by both children and adults. Another great activity is making Christmas toys with your own hands. It can become your family ritual for the New Year 2021. Read our Joy-pup article on how to make unusual Christmas tree decorations and create your own special decor for the New Year holidays!

DIY Christmas decorations

Christmas decorations in the form of a bull

White Metal Ox is a symbol of the upcoming year 2021. To gain it’s favor, make your own Christmas ornaments in the shape of a bull. Felt, felting wool, fabric, yarn and other things can be used as a base for your creativity..

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If you know how to crochet, you can easily make a cute bull using the amigurumi technique or following another scheme available to you. Handmade miniature bulls can also be a great gift for the New Year 2021. If you receive such a talisman for the holiday, it will definitely bring you happiness and good luck.

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DIY Christmas decorations

DIY Christmas glitter balls 2021: creative ideas for the holiday

Multicolored lantern balls are a must on the 2021 New Year tree. However, you can buy transparent glass balls and make them colorful and sparkling as you like. Here are some inspiring photo ideas!

DIY Christmas decorations
DIY Christmas decorations
DIY Christmas decorations

And here’s a workshop on creating volumetric balls from thin cardboard or foamiran. You can also use old postcards or photographs.

DIY Christmas decorations

Watch the video with step-by-step instructions.

Not just for the nursery school: paper Christmas tree decorations 2021

These New Year’s paper toys can be made with children. They are bright, fun and original, so they will definitely cheer you up before the winter holidays. For example, you can hang these funny deer, penguins and Santa Clauses on a Christmas tree or create an unusual garland with their help.

DIY Christmas decorations
DIY Christmas decorations

And these New Year’s crafts are perfect as a holiday decoration for school or kindergarten. Christmas trees, snowflakes, stars, snowmen and multicolored paper lanterns are popular DIY Christmas tree ornaments. We also recommend you watching some simple step-by-step workshops in the photos.

DIY Christmas decorations
DIY Christmas decorations
DIY Christmas decorations
DIY Christmas decorations
DIY Christmas decorations

See the video for more amazing crafts.

Soft Christmas decorations made of fabric and felt for the Christmas tree 2021

Chic Christmas ornaments can be made from felt or any other fabric.

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DIY Christmas decorations

To make such a decor with your own hands, you will need:

  • fabric or soft felt;
  • thin tape;
  • synthetic winterizer, cotton wool or other filler;
  • pencil and paper or printed templates;
  • needle and thread or glue;
  • scissors;
  • New Year’s decor.
DIY Christmas decorations
DIY Christmas decorations

Step-by-step instruction

DIY Christmas decorations

Cut out the figures according to the template, first on paper, then move them on the fabric. Make each detail in duplicate, which should be sewn together (but not completely) and filled with polyester batting. Sew the parts completely and decorate the toys for the New Year.

Lights creativity: Christmas tree decorations 2021 made of light bulbs 

Old light bulbs can be easily and quickly turned into funny DIY Christmas tree decorations See the photos for the best ideas for such decor.

DIY Christmas decorations
DIY Christmas decorations
DIY Christmas decorations

Christmas decorations from threads 2021

Ordinary knitting threads can be turned into designer Christmas tree crafts. To do this, you need the yarn itself, PVA adhesive, a few pins and a plastic container.

DIY Christmas decorations
DIY Christmas decorations

For such volumetric balls, prepare inflatable balls, which should be slightly inflated and wrapped with threads soaked in PVA glue. When the glue dries, burst the ball.

DIY Christmas decorations
DIY Christmas decorations
DIY Christmas decorations

You can also make such a cozy DIY Christmas tree decoration from threads as a cute tiny hat. Look at the photo and try to make it.

DIY Christmas decorations
DIY Christmas decorations

Eco style: Christmas tree decorations made from natural materials

Modern craftsmen know a million ways of creating real works of art from natural materials. And New Year’s ornaments are just the best example of this ability. Forest cones, wood cuts, branches, acorns, nuts and dried orange slices are  those natural materials you can use to create unique Christmas tree masterpieces for the holiday.

DIY Christmas decorations
DIY Christmas decorations
DIY Christmas decorations
DIY Christmas decorations
DIY Christmas decorations
DIY Christmas decorations

Figures of animals made of cones and felt are excellent New Year’s crafts that you can hang on a Christmas tree or take to school for a competition. Children really like this kind of creativity.

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“Yummy” Christmas ornaments 2021 made of candies

Decorating a Christmas tree with candies may not be a new idea in 2021. But in recent years, many interesting ways of making unusual “candy” decor have appeared. Take a look at some of them.

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DIY Christmas decorations

And what about a New Year’s star 2021?

You can also make a decorative star for a Christmas tree with your own hands. These simple workshops will help you create a star decor and a festive atmosphere for the holiday 2021.

DIY Christmas decorations
DIY Christmas decorations
DIY Christmas decorations

Christmas tree decorations 2021 from scrap materials 

DIY Christmas decorations

You can decorate a Christmas tree for the New Year 2021 with absolutely any materials: the more creative and unusual they are, the better result you’ll get. Lego blocks are lying around at home, and no one plays with it anymore? Make an unusual decoration and hang it on the tree.

DIY Christmas decorations

Look around and you’ll see that even the most ordinary things can become magical during the New Year holidays. Jar lids miraculously transform into a Christmas wreath, and ice cream sticks become colorful animals.

Fantasize and create incredible Christmas tree crafts with us!

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DIY Christmas decorations
DIY Christmas decorations
DIY Christmas decorations
DIY Christmas decorations
DIY Christmas decorations
DIY Christmas decorations
DIY Christmas decorations

Watch the video to learn more ideas.

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