Holiday Crafts and Decor With an Extra-Special Personalized Spin

Find fun ways to celebrate your loved ones by creating personalized ornaments and one-of-a-kind ways to display photographs.


Photo By: Jennifer Perkins

Photo By: Jennifer Perkins

Photo By: Jennifer Perkins

Photo By: Jennifer Perkins

Photo By: Jennifer Perkins

Photo By: Jennifer Perkins

Photo By: Jennifer Perkins

Photo By: Jennifer Perkins

Photo By: Jennifer Perkins

Photo By: Jennifer Perkins

Kitschmas Tree Beehives

Christmas crafts should not be taken too seriously. Always wanted to try out a beehive hairstyle? Now is the chance. Insert a photo into a glass jar. Wrap a cardboard craft cone with faux hair and decorate like a Kitschmas tree. Here are 10 More Christmas Crafts to Give Your Decor a Vintage Vibe.

Paper Dolls Shadowbox

Family photos are adorned with scrapbook paper and embellishments like paper dolls in this project. Once the photo is 'dressed' add it to a shadow box for a fun spin on the family portrait.

Pet Portrait Pillow

Don't forget to include your pets in the holiday crafts. Create an easy no-sew pillow using fabric made especially for printers. Cut out the shape, add fringe with glue, seal almost shut, stuff and finish.

Embroidered Portraits

Print family photos onto fabric that runs through a desktop printer. Stretch in a hoop and embellish with decorative holiday stitches.

Snow Globe Picture Frame

Small family photos backed with cardstock are glued to the lids of jars in this fun project. Just add faux snow and a tree.

Peg Doll Family

Get the family all dressed up for Christmas the crafty way. These peg dolls from the craft store are painted to look like family members dressed in seasonal scrap fabric and yarn sweaters. Try these too.

Photo Wrapping Paper

Grandparents will especially love this fun photo-embellished wrapping paper. Check out this post on for even more inspiration.

Festive Frames

Swap out picture frames during the holidays. Use this time as an opportunity to showcase pictures of Christmas past.

Christmas Photo Confetti

Create your own tablecloth or table runner for Christmas dinner with this photo confetti. Use a round paper punch to cut out pictures from various winter events. Photo confetti makes for great conversation starters.

Puppet Family

The youngest members of the family will enjoy these easy low-sew felt puppets. Make one for each family member. Check out 10 Fabulously Fun Christmas Crafts for Kids.

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