Learn how to easily make beautiful Christmas decorations from wood at home with our precise instructions and tips!

Do you love the natural style of living?

Do you want to add the real warmth of home to this year’s holidays?

Bet on wooden Christmas decorations!

It complements perfectly any color style and with a little skill you can make them too.

Get inspired by our great Christmas crafting tutorials!

Wooden decorations for the tree

Create spectacular wooden Christmas tree decorations that will bring a little color to your home.

Choose your favorite fabrics and stick them on the wooden trees. Don’t be afraid to let your imagination run wild and choose wild patterns.

What you will need:

  • wooden trees intended for the creation
  • liquid glue
  • brush
  • a pencil
  • colored scraps of fabric
  • scissors


  1. Trace the trees on the underside of the fabric with a pencil.
  2. Carefully cut out the drawn outline.
  3. Coat the wooden trees with glue.
  4. Glue the cut fabric and let it dry completely.
  5. Your Christmas wooden decoration in the form of baubles is ready for use.
source: minted.com
source: minted.com

Candlesticks for windows or windows are an ideal decoration that you can make yourself. Get inspired by our article on how to make beautiful Christmas window candles.

Christmas chain made of wooden balls

Christmas tree decorations also include chains. If you are decorating in a natural style this year, wooden Christmas decorations in the shape of a chain must not be missing.

Their production is very simple, don’t be afraid to invite your children too. You will see that they will be excited about stringing and will be excited to show visitors their handmade wooden Christmas ornament.

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What you will need:

  • wooden balls with a hole or wooden beads
  • natural string or thin leather strap


  1. Thread all the balls onto the strap.
  2. You can choose a uniform size of beads, or alternate larger and smaller beads.
  3. Make a knot at both ends and cut off the excess ends.
  4. The original Christmas decoration made of wood is ready.
source: housetweaking.com

Wooden nativity scene

In short, nativity scenes belong to Christmas and this traditional wooden Christmas decoration should not be missing in your home during the holidays.

What to surprise this year with a handmade nativity scene made of wood? It only takes a little time and skill, and an original Christmas wooden nativity scene will be born!

What you will need:

  • 13 hardwood blocks
  • coarse and fine sandpaper
  • Acryl colors
  • colorless wood varnish
  • paintbrush and varnish


  1. Sand the wooden blocks smooth with sandpaper.
  2. Wash off any remaining dirt and allow it to dry completely.
  3. Paint the figures with acrylic paints – the holy family, three kings, shepherds with sheep, a donkey, a cow, and a star.
  4. Allow the paint to dry completely.
  5. Paint the finished wooden Christmas decoration with colorless wood varnish.
Instructions on how to make your own wooden nativity scene.
source: piecesbypolly.com

Christmas tree made of wood

Do you have little space at home and a classic tree just won’t fit in your room? It doesn’t matter, try to solve the problem originally and make a naturally harmonious wooden Christmas tree.

Its production is simple and, unlike the classic one, you don’t have to deal with falling needles. In addition, if you have small children or a pet, they will not drop this wooden Christmas decoration on the ground.

source: christmassphere.com
source: christmassphere.com

What you will need:

  • 6 – 10 straight twigs with gradually decreasing length
  • natural string
  • cotton wool
  • white thread
  • scissors
  • melt gun
  • ornaments for hanging


  1. Start by creating a simple loop. You will use this throughout the creation of the Christmas tree.
  2. Wrap the loop around one end of the longest twig and tighten.
  3. In the same way, gradually tie all the branches on one side.
  4. Begin to tie the other side.
  5. Make sure that the spacing between the branches is the same as on the first side of the tree.
  6. Gradually tie the entire other side.
  7. Tie a tight knot on the last twig and cut the end of the string.
  8. Fix all the knots with a little glue from the hot melt gun and let it dry.
  9. Decorate with small cotton balls tied on a string or any ornaments.
source: adorablest.com

Wooden Christmas candlestick

Do you enjoy the pleasant scent of candles? They’re an essential part of Christmas and can make cold winter evenings more pleasant.

Follow our simple instructions to create unique Christmas candle holders using wooden twigs.

A simple Christmas candlestick made of twigs.
source: blog.fossil.com

What you will need:

  • a candle in a glass
  • thin twigs
  • garden shears
  • melt gun


  1. Cut the twigs with garden shears so that they vertically slightly exceed the size of the candle in the glass.
  2. Using a hot melt gun, gradually glue the twigs around the entire candle.
  3. Let it dry perfectly and the wooden Christmas candle holder is ready.
Instructions on how to make a Christmas candlestick from a glass candle and wooden twigs.
source: blog.fossil.com

Do you love the smell of cinnamon? Instead of twigs, you can also use cinnamon sticks or bake delicious cinnamon Christmas cookies.

Glowing wooden Christmas decoration

Did you also adore winter walks as a child, where you could see a lot of lights in the windows?

This year, make one such light for your windowsill. The wooden Christmas window candlestick will perfectly match your holiday decoration and will delight both inside and outside.

What you will need:

  • a wooden box or tray in the shape of a rectangle
  • cones of different sizes
  • conifer twigs
  • dry fruits from the forest (twigs with berries, leaves, acorns…)
  • various Christmas decorations
  • melt gun
  • 3 glasses of the same size
  • 3 tea lights


  • Place the tea candles in the glasses and then place them next to each other in the wooden box.
  • Place pine cones, twigs with needles, dried fruits, and other decorations around the glasses.
  • Fix everything with a hot melt gun.
  • The original wooden Christmas decoration for the window or on the table is ready.
source: sewhistorically.com

Wooden Christmas decorations bring a piece of nature and its magic into our homes. In addition, if you make these decorations yourself, he will enjoy them even more.

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