Make beautiful decorations and centrepieces for your table with these 25 DIY craft ideas for Christmas table decorations.

25 DIY Craft Ideas for Christmas Table Decorations That Won't Break the Bank

Decorate your table with simple to make crafts that will add an extra special festive touch to your Christmas meal.

1. Cranberry Centerpieces

Cranberries are a cheaper alternative to flowers but they can still create a pretty and festive centerpiece.

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2. Christmas Gift Centerpiece

Who says presents have to be under the tree. Showcase your superb wrapping skills and put some of the presents on the table. Although if your family can't wait to open up their presents, then wrap up empty boxes instead.

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3. Mini Christmas Trees

Display miniature Christmas trees on your table by placing boxwood clippings in a small teacup.

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 4. Pear Centerpiece

Make this simple centerpiece by placing pears bought from the store and a few pieces of greenery on a white serving plate.

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5. Bauble Centerpiece

Baubles aren't just for the tree, they can also take center stage on your table.

Bauble Centerpiecehgtv

6. Pinecone Arrangement

For a quick and simple centerpiece try arranging pinecones in a bowl and placing a large candle in the middle of them for some ambiance.

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7. Wine Bottle Candleholders

Turn your used wine bottles into candle holders for a cheap table centerpiece.

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8. Branch Centerpiece

Flowers last a couple of weeks at most, while branches will last the whole of the holiday season. Pick a selection of branches from outside and put them in a vase for a rustic style centerpiece.

Branch Centerpiecehgtv

9. Candy Cane Vase

If you plan on displaying flowers, whether they're real or artificial, instead of putting them in a plain vase create your own using candy canes.

Candy Cane Vase

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10. Wheat Bundle Centerpiece

Bring nature to the table, by making a cosy simple centerpiece with a bundle of wheat tied together with a bow.

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11. Upside Down Wine Glass Collection

Place wine glasses upside down on a table and fill them with a range of seasonal decorations, before placing a candle on top of them. Simple, yet very effective.

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12. Festive Fruit Platter

Spray faux fruit with adhesive and roll them in glitter to create a festive fruit platter.

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13. Topiary Trees

Wrap patterned paper round wine glasses to create sturdy topiary trees.

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14. Decorative Dessert Stand

Fill a dessert stand with baubles, jewellery and other decorations to make a pretty and elegant centerpiece.

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15. Reindeer Centerpiece

Perfectionists are not required for these type of DIY craft ideas for Christmas table decorations. Simply use fake snow, branches and lights to make this cute and festive reindeer centerpiece.

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16. Bottle Brush Trees

Create miniature trees out of a variety of material such as yarn, twine, garland and rope.

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17. Fringed Christmas Trees

Turn your table into a winter wonderland with these white burlap fringed Christmas trees.

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18. Rosy Cheeked Snowman

This sweet rosy cheeked snowman is designed to be a Christmas decoration on a tree, but if you make enough them they make a great table centerpiece also.

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19. Scrabble Centerpiece

Use scrabble tiles to make personalised seasonal messages you can display in the middle of the table.

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20. Magazine Trees

Create a magnificent table centerpiece by turning your old magazines into intricately folded trees.

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21. Christmas Mason Jars

Fill mason jars with mulling spice, small oranges, cranberries and twigs to create a heavenly scent and also a pretty Christmas centerpiece.

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22. Snowy Wreath

Don't just hang a wreath outside your home for others to see, display one on your table. Make it extra Christmassy by apply snow spray to it and placing candles in the middle.

Wreath Centerpiecehomedepot

 

23. Beach Centerpiece

Christmas doesn't have to be cold. Warm up your home and try out alternative DIY craft ideas for Christmas table decorations with beach themed table decor featuring shells and glass ornaments.

Beach Centerpiecehgtv

24. Glittered Bird Centerpiece

Add some sparkle to the table with this glittered bird centerpiece.

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25. Lantern Centerpiece

Create an elegant centerpiece with lanterns, and surround them with pinecones and greenery for a festive touch.

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