Here’s a round-up of my favorite Christmas rustic decor and nature DIY craft ideas that have inspired me for my own home this year. I don’t know if it’s due to my Danish heritage and upcoming Denmark trip with my mom or just craving a relaxing and simple holiday season, but I’m considering not pulling store bought decor out and simply decorating with nature. I call this style rustic Christmas with a Scandinavian twist.
Not only is it inexpensive, but it’s easy, it’s resourceful and potentially uses yard clippings that would otherwise just gone into the garbage or compost.
Enjoy and Happy Holidays!
Instructions by Deliniate Your Dwelling
I’m obsessed with this wall hanging and want to use a large piece of driftwood I’ve been hanging onto all summer.
Idea by Hairs Out of Place (that’s me 🙂
I decorated my front porch in a green and white holiday theme with a DIY Scandinavian star wreath and boxwood garland I made
Idea by So Much More Than the Northern Light
This is a great use for any extra garden herbs you might have outside like sage or rosemary.
Instructions by Martha Stewart Living
Instructions by eHow
Mama and Baby is not what this blogger called this adorable wooden pair, my handy uncle made me a set for Christmas a few years back, and Mama and Baby is what I call mine!
My antlers are a curly willow and I hung Christmas ornaments from them.
Idea by The Fossil Blog
Photo by Perfeita Ordem
This isn’t a tutorial but just a simple idea to fill your vases with berries, clippings and branches from your yard (or a friend) and skip the expensive Christmas floral arrangements.
Instructions by Home Lovr
This crafty blogger used a hula hoop for her giant wreath form, how clever is that!
Instructions by HGTV
Idea by Kristina Lynne
Maybe you live in a small space or don’t want to hassle with a large Christmas tree. Here’s a perfect small space or minimalist solution!
Instructions by In My Own Style
Uploaded by User, no tutorial
There’s no instructions for this but you just need to Kryon glass look spray paint (or any metallic works too).
Instructions by The Merry Thought
Instructions by Damask & Dentelle
Idea by My Scandinavian Home
This doesn’t include a tutorial, you can simply mix up real yard clippings, faux leaves, cinnamon sticks, pine cones, eucalyptus, or whatever you have on hand.
What I love about this is you could take your leftover fall pot pourri and mix in evergreen to carry it through the winter.
Instructions by View Along the Way
I have multiple huge overgrown boxwood shrubs in my side yard and I decided to make my own after just seeing mini faux boxwood wreaths selling for $11 each! I was happy to find this tutorial so I can just make my own and save me money. This would also work well for whatever evergreen clippings you have in your yard or leftover garden herbs like rosemary.
By Hearth & Vine
I would love to try this garland using lemons instead of oranges!
I hope you enjoyed my Christmas nature crafts roundup! Happy crafting!
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