Did you know you could beautifully decorate your home for Christmas and save money? Learn how to make cute & cheap DIY Dollar Tree Christmas Decorations that will impress your friends this year.
Head to your local Dollar Tree and you will be amazed at all the fun Christmas Decorations, hostess gifts, gift basket ideas, and stocking stuffers that are only $1.
Find out how easy it is to make Christmas displays throughout your house that you can use over and over again each year. Plus tons of stocking stuffers and hostess gift ideas.
Your friends and family will never know you only spent $1 on your Dollar Tree Christmas Decorations and gifts they’ll love.
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DIY Dollar Tree Christmas Decorations & Hostess Gifts
If you don’t have time to shop did you know you can order online at Dollar Tree and get free shipping to your local store? This is a game-changer during the busy holiday season.
DIY Christmas Decoration Ideas
Step up the holiday decorations at your house with these easy DIY decor ideas. Get the basic ideas on how to make the Christmas Decorations then use your imagination to make your own creation.
Don’t forget to decorate for Fall & Thanksgiving with Dollar Tree too!
Place the ornaments in one big vase or several surrounded by a mix of Christmas figures you already have at home.
You will find a large number of individual Christmas ornaments too. Use these to update your tree this year. Or make a statement by finding a new top piece to your tree.
TIP: It’s also fun to bring the kids and let them pick out a new ornament each year. They will be so excited to help you decorate the tree and hang up their new ornament.
My kids liked getting their own tabletop Christmas Tree for their room at Dollar Tree and decorating it with ornaments.
Decorate with Your Holiday Cards
Do you wonder what to do with all those holiday cards you get in the mail? I love all the pictures but never know what to do with them.
Then I figured out how to make this cute Christmas card display pictured above.
Get step-by-step directions in my Easy Homemade Christmas Card Displays.
Outdoor Christmas Porch Decorations
Decorate your porch with cute Holiday planters. Use a large outdoor pot and fill it with evergreen cuttings.
I cut down branches from my backyard evergreen tree but you could also get them where they sell Christmas trees.
Another outdoor Christmas decoration idea is to create Ice Ornaments to hang on the trees in your yard. This is a really fun DIY winter craft with your kids.
Make sure to decorate your tables with seasonal Nutcrackers, snow-covered Christmas trees, candles, and flowers.
Bonus the candles will make your home smell great when guests come over for the holidays.
I love to scatter a few Christmas signs around the house with cute seasonal sayings. I find it breaks up all the other decorations and lights.
They have a huge selection of signs to choose from, so pick one that fits your family the best.
If you don’t have time to shop try Decocrated a cool home decor subscription box I found and love. You’ll get 6-8 cute home decorations 4 times a year so you’re ready for every season including Christmas Decor.
You’ll be so excited about what Decocrated sends and you won’t have to shop or make it!
Don’t forget to spread a little cheer in the front of your house with fun outdoor Christmas signs for your door. You’ll find a mix of snowmen signs to Santa Claus.
They also have cute holiday yard signs to stick in your Front yard.
Don’t forget to make the bottom of your Christmas tree pretty with a nice holiday tree skirt.
DIY Holiday Selfie Station
People love to take selfies and remember a fun holiday party. Use these two loves and create a holiday selfie station. It’s a great way to get family and friends to take lots of fun pictures together.
Make the selfie area by taping a holiday door cover on a blank wall. Then place on a table next to it the Christmas photo prop kit.
During the party, people can come and go taking pictures on their phones. Remember to ask them to send you their best pics so you can keep the memories.
Tip: If you’re planning a Virtual Holiday party use these as the background of your Zoom view. It’s a fun way to celebrate when you can’t be together.
Add some fun Zoom Game ideas for your Virtual Holiday party too.
Kitchen Dollar Tree Christmas Decorations
Towels and Mitts
Dress up your kitchen & bathroom sinks with fun Christmas soap bottles.
When guests come over or if your attending a holiday party place your appetizers and desserts on Chrismas Trays. It will make your food look a little extra special for the holidays.
Santa Cookie Plate
Kids will love using this cute “Cookies for Santa” plate to leave cookies on for Santa this year. You can use this plate every year for this fun holiday tradition.
Are you doing a cookie exchange or just want to have a guest take some food home with them? Pick up some disposable Christmas Tupperware.
Perfect boxes for baking a gift for school teachers, neighbors, or anyone else who helps you out all year long.
Holiday Crafts for Kids
You’ll find tons of premade holiday crafts for kids at Dollar Tree. Here are a few fun craft Ideas
1.Paint already made holiday displays
2. Pick up foam Christmas Trees, Snowflakes & Angles and decorate with glued-on rhinestones or puffy paint from the art aisle.
3. Cut out trees and wreaths from construction paper and let kids decorate with crayons and stickers. – These could be made into cute Christmas cards from the kids too.
Stocking Stuffers & Hostess Gifts Ideas
Hostess Gift Ideas & Teacher Appreciation Gifts
There are all kinds of different cute gift baskets and hostess gifts to bring to your next Holiday Party at Dollar Tree. You’ll get to brighten someone’s day with these gifts and save money.
Look at our DIY Christmas Gift Basket Ideas with Dollar Tree for inspiration on holiday gifts for kids and adults.
These gift basket ideas would also make great Teacher Gifts too!
1. Fill up a Holiday Mug or Wine glass with candy. You will find a bunch of options with cute holiday sayings that make them a little more special. If you want to give more add a gift card to the mug too.
2. Make a Christmas gift basket by filling up a basket with a Nutcracker, fun holiday table sign, candy canes, hot chocolate, and a mug.
3. Another Basket Idea – Fill with a book, Suduko, Cross Word or adult coloring book, a mug, and hot chocolate – Perfect winter gift
4. Create a Holiday baking gift basket with Christmas Tupperware, Gingerbread mix, holiday plate, whisk, and measuring cups.
5. Teacher Gift Basket with school supplies and a reusable bin they can use in the classroom. Add an inspirational sign and a gift card from the class.
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Gift Baskets for Kids
There are so many fun activities, games, and toys for kids at Dollar Tree. Make a fun Kids gift basket to have out on Christmas morning or for friends and relatives.
Add to a reusable bucket, games, and toys you think your kids will enjoy playing with. This would be a fun idea for holiday parties to keep kids busy while the adults chat too.
If your child likes art create a DIY Art or crafting station with a caddy and art supplies.
Stocking Stuffers for Kids
I pretty much buy all my stocking stuffers at Dollar Tree. It’s a great place to save money after you’ve spent so much on all the kid’s gifts. Here are a few ideas:
Candy – You will find Chocolate Santas, Candy Canes, and tons of other holiday-wrapped candy to add to a stocking.
Little figurines of characters – In the Toy section, you can find Disney characters, army men, and other small dolls to throw in.
Games – Card games and small travel games are a perfect fit
Playdoh – Kids always need fresh playdoh. Throw a couple of small tubs in with some playdoh accessories.
Coloring book and crayons – Wrap a coloring book and crayons together with a Christmas ribbon.
Books – Find a fun board book to add to your kid’s stockings.
Technology gifts – For older kids grab some new earbuds or cell phone accessories
Hair Accessories – Pick out some fun hair accessories for girls, nail polish, or lip gloss.
Small stuff animals – Find cute & small stuff animals perfect for stockings.
Wrapping Paper & Christmas Cards
They have tons of different patterns and themes around Christmas time. I even found some Disney wrapping paper for the kids.
You’ll also find Christmas cards and money enveloped Christmas cards for those teens in your life who only want money this year.
Are you inspired by these Dollar Tree Christmas Decorations and gift ideas? Hopefully, these easy DIY decor ideas will help ease the pressure on the holidays for you and make your house festive. Plus save you money on gifts and stocking stuffers.
Let me know if you enjoy your new fun Christmas decorations or have any questions in the comments. I love to hear from my readers.
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