rustic christmas decorations

Give your home a warm and cozy rustic makeover with these DIY Christmas decor ideas. There are over a hundred ideas for indoor and outdoor Christmas decorations. From wood finishes and burlap accents to natural elements, your home will be filled with traditional, rustic Christmas charm without breaking the bank.

Rustic Christmas Wall Art

Winter Woodland Sign
dark walnut stain + white acrylic craft paint + stencils + sealer + jute twine + pallet

Light Up Christmas Sign
wooden-light up sign + painters tape + Wood stain + acrylic paint + printed letters
You could either buy the sign on sale or make it yourself with scrap wood and a drill

Joy Christmas Wall Art
hammer & nails + plywood + wood glue + wood stain + chalky white paint + wreath

Christmas Star
wide red ribbon + nails + pallet wood + hammer

Rustic Pallet Christmas Tree
wood board + brad nails + wood glue + pallet wood

Rustic Wall Mounted Advent Calendar
wood + nails + wood glue + hammer + star  + felt pads + wine corks + hanging Kit  + Christmas ornament

Deer Head String Art
wood + wood stain + reindeer head print + linoleum nails + hammer + embroidery thread

Wood Sleigh Bells Sign (source unknown)
letter and snowflake stencils + jingle bell door hanger + reclaimed or pallet wood + hammer & nails

Merry Christmas Sign
white chalk paint + wood + hammer & nails + berry clippings or small wreath + stencils + black acrylic paint

Reindeer Wall Art
downloadable the reindeer stencil + reclaimed/pallet wood  + white paint + hammer & nails

Rustic Christmas Outdoor Decorations

Pallet Christmas Tree
green paint + big red bow + clear string lights + pallet

outdoor decorations 1Christmas Reindeer Logs
twigs, branches & logs +  wood balls for nose + wood ovals for eyes + acrylic paint

You will need a drill to make appropriately sized holes in the log body
for the neck, legs, ears and antlers to fit in and secure with wood glue. This blog creates a similar wood reindeer and has a tutorial.

outdoor-snowmanlogsWood Snowmen
various sized wood rounds & logs + twigs (for arms) + black & orange felt + ribbon + wood dowel

outdoor-snowman2Fence Post Snowmen
old fence posts + white paint + Christmas fabrics + acrylic paint

Holiday Faux Planter Crate
wood crate + Christmas ribbon + red tissue paper + ornaments + fairy lights

Lanterns from Scrap Wood 
scrap wood + baling wire  + wood glue  + hammer & nails + wood screws  + drill + wood stain
You can fill with fake snow, Christmas ornaments, etc. and paint it Christmas colors


Mason Jar Lights
mason jars + clear lights + burlap ribbon + command hook

Galvanized Christmas Basket
olive basket + logs + evergreen clippings + pinecones + clear string lights

Pallet Christmas Tree II (Source Unknown)
white paint + ornaments + christmas star + clear string lights + pallet

outdoor-yardstick-starYardstick Star
5 yardsticks  + white spray paint + white Christmas lights

Outdoor Rustic Glam Decorations

Old Sled with Evergreen and Pinecone Embellishments

Candle & Centerpiece Rustic Christmas Decorations

Snowy Pinecone Luminaries
glass jar + pinecones + lace ribbon + twine  + Snow-Tex + epsom salt + tealight candle

Pinecone Candle
fake snow + pinecones + white pillar candle + large candleholder + Mod Podge + white glitter

Snowy Mason Jar
epsom salt + mason jars + twine + Christmas picks

Rustic Christmas Mason Jars
white chalk paint + mason jar + Christmas pick + twine

candle-pine-burlapBurlap Evergreen Candle
tall candle + burlap ribbon + twine + evergreen spig
Here’s how to preserve evergreen for decorating

wineglass-pineWine Bottle Candles
wine glass bottles + white taper candles + twine + pine twigs

DIY Rustic Wood Candle Holders
drill with large drill bit + tea light candles

Holiday Table Centerpiece
log + dill with large drill bit + tea lights + pine clippings or garland
+ Christmas picks or other embellishments

DIY Pallet Wood Centerpiece Box
wood pallet + circular saw + hammer/nails  + wood glue + candles + garland + Christmas picks


salad bowl + pinecones + hurricane vase + pillar candle

cinnamon stick candle holderCinnamon Candle
cinnmon sticks + small pillar candle + twine

Rustic Stick Candle
glass candleholder + small pillar candle + sticks

Rustic Candle Log Centerpiece

Pinecone Vases
clear string lights + tall vases + pinecones

Rustic Vases

Rustic Christmas Wreaths and Hanging Decor

Burlap and Pinecone Hanging Decoration (source unknown)

wreath-burlapBurlap Christmas Wreath
burlap ribbons + foam wreath  + Garland Ties  + pinecones + Snowflake Ornament  + white berry bush + burlap ribbon + twine

wreath1DIY Burlap Wreath
burlap ribbon + wire wreath + Christmas ribbon + chenille stems

wreath-pinecones-redSnowy Pinecone Wreath
pinecones + white spray paint + red jingle bells + wire wreath frame + floral wire

Twine Star
wood shims + jute twine + wood glue + glue gun

Joy Door Hanger
red & burlap fabric + jute twine + lightweight fusible interfacing + Christmas spray + ribbon + red felt

Rustic Burlap Christmas Wreath
foam wreath + burlap ribbons & bow + twine  + burlap & pinecone spray  + plaid ribbon

Little House Christmas Wreath
coat hanger + evergreen clippings + floral wire + birch logs + Christmas village ornament + wood stars

Easy One Hour Pinecone Wreath
pine cones + wire wreath form + LED fairy light + evergreen branches + berry sprigs

Mason Jar Lid Ornament Christmas Wreath
mason jar canning lids + twine + round ornaments + garnish

Other Rustic Christmas Decorations

DIY Wood Clock Christmas Advent Calendar
wood board + clock hand  + wood glue + screws + Sander + stain and paint + stencils + felt

Noel Mantel

Merry Mail (source unknown)
pallet wood + wood stain + hammer & nails + wood glue + twine + clothespins + acrylic paint + stencils + ribbon

Wood Christmas Tree
sticks  + ornaments + clear lights

Pretty Burlap Garland

Lighted Burlap Garland
burlap ribbons + string lights

 Pinecone Garland
pinecones + twine + Mod Podge + gold glitter

Twig Garland

Rustic Christmas Balls
balloons + twine + white glue + cornstarch + petroleum jelly + clear spray paint + lights

burlap-candy-caneBurlap Candy Cane
large plastic candy canes + burlap ribbons  + Christmas pick

No Sew Joy Banner
burlap flags + jute twine + white chalk + white paint

DIY Photo Stocking Hangers

DIY Rustic Stocking Holder
wood board + nail gun + nails + stencils  + chalky Paint + sandpaper + wood stain + knobs

DIY Burlap Christmas Stockings
old stocking + burlap + straight pins + linen  + lace ribbon + embellishment

Rustic Wooden Tiered Stand Decoration

Christmas Ladder
Tutorial for how to make the ladder: $10 Blanket Ladder

DIY Ornament Tree

Rustic Christmas Mantel

Rustic Christmas Trees and Ornaments

Dream Tree Challenge 

Rustic Christmas Tree

Woodsy Christmas Tree

Christmas Tree Reveal

$30 Rustic Christmas Tree 

DIY No Sew Burlap Christmas Skirt
old Christmas tree skirt + burlap  + fabric + measuring tape + chalk + pins + twine + rotary cutter + cutting mat

Pinecone Bow Ornament
twine + pinecone + silk ribbon


Etched Snowflake Ornament
etching tool + bow saw + drill and small drill bit + ribbon


Twig Snowflake Ornament
twigs + jute string + glitter spray (optional)

pistachioPistachio Ornament
medium egg-shape foam + pistachio shells + eye pin + bead + ribbon


Cornucopia Christmas Ornament
brown grocery bag + twine + Christmas pick


Mason Jar Lid Ornaments
mason jar lid and screw ring + fabric scraps + twine + sticker

plaid-ornamentPlaid Ornaments
plaid fabric scraps + foam ball + pins + red ribbon for hanging

plaid stickPlaid Twig Snowflake
twigs + thin strips of plaid fabric + small jingle bell + red thread

Rustic Flannel Star Ornament
Flannel Fabric + star template + button + thread & needle + twine + fiber fill


Cardboard Music Star Ornament
corrugated cardboard + printable + twine + ribbon

Star Wire Ornaments
piece of wood + tape + nails & drill + soft colored wire + wire cutters


Jute Ornaments
ornament + jute twine

chalkboard-oranmaents-resized6Chalkboard Art Ornaments
chalkboard spray paint + wood pieces + baker’s twine or ribbon + chalk pen


Mini Woodland Wreath Ornament
birch discs + accents + twine


Popsicle Stick Sled Ornament
twine +  stick matches + popsicle sticks


Glitter Twine Ball Ornament
balloons + jute twine + cling wrap


Clothespin Snowflake Ornament
wooden clothespins + embellishments


String and Tack Christmas Ornaments
twine + tacks, ribbon + foam ball + paper clip + all-purpose adhesive
All of these supplies can be found at the Dollar Tree

Twine Wreath Ornaments
jute twine + styrofoam wreaths + accents

Candy Cane Ornaments


Snowy Pinecone Ornament
glitter + pinecones + small screw eye for hanging


Cardboard Snowflake
cardboard or Kraft paper + white marker + snowflake template

Acorn Cap Ornament
acorn caps + Burnt Umber craft paint  + styrofoam ball + twine + floral wire + ribbon + silver glitter

musicMusic Ornament
Print music on parchment paper and glue onto ornament with Mod Podge

Rustic Angel Tree Topper
reclaimed wood + twine + hammer and nails + strap for back


Natural Ornaments
clear craft ornaments + pine sprigs, holly or a pieces of a pine garland


Stamped Burlap Ornaments
burlap ribbon + alphabet stamps + stamp pad + foam balls

Wood Star Marquee Tree Topper
This blogger bought this at a craft store but you could definitely DIY this.

Patchwork Rustic Stars
pallet wood + wire + dowel + ribbon + drill

DIY Fabric Ornament 

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