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Christmas decorating has never been easier with these quick, easy, and creative DIY paper Christmas decorations.

Christmas decorating has never been easier with this quick and easy DIY paper Christmas decorations. How to decorate for the holidays with paper.

How to decorate for Christmas with these festive paper crafts.

I love shopping for Christmas decorations, but that can quickly break your holiday budget. Why not give the DIY route a try? Gab some cardstock or kraft paper, and whip up some cute and festive holiday home decorations.

related: keep up your paper crafting with these festive Paper Christmas Ornaments for the tree.

Fun and Festive! Creative Paper Christmas Decorations

Here are some of my favorite easy paper crafts for Christmas:

**just click the text link under each image to see the original source of these great ideas and fun crafts**

1. DIY Christmas Scroll Sign

DIY Christmas scroll wall decor made from brown kraft paper

Source: Christmas Paper Scroll Sign from The Crazy Craft Lady

Follow this quick tutorial to make a DIY Christmas scroll sign – complete with a FREE printable template. All you need is a roll of brown kraft paper and a Sharpie marker!

2. Decorating with Gift Bags

DIY Gift Bag Banner

Grab a pile of dollar store mini gift bags, cut a triangle out of the bottoms, and string them up on a length of twine – and you’ve got a cute little pendant banner. This little banner made the perfect addition to the bookshelves in out living room.

Related: I’ve also done this as a Valentine banner craft as well.

Dollar Store Gift Bag Gallery Wall

Source: Gift Bag Wall Decor from The Crazy Craft Lady

3. Santa and Reindeer Paper Garland

Paper Santa and Reindeer Garland

Source: Santa and Reindeer garland

Keep the magic of Christmas alive for younger children and older kids alike with this paper garland depicting Santa’s sleigh being pulled by his reindeer. Such an easy Christmas craft!

4. Brown Paper Houses

Brown Paper Advent Houses - Paper Christmas Decorations

Source: Advent paper houses – Silhouette project

These little paper houses are such a fun way to count down to Christmas. If the brown paper is too neutral for your taste, feel free to get crafty with different color cardstocks or even patterned scrapbook paper.

5. Paper Christmas Crafts: Holiday Paper Garlands

DIY Holiday Paper Garlands

Source: How to make: 5 easy holiday garlands

Grab some pretty holiday paper and make these cute garlands. This tutorial shares 5 different ways to make them – with easy steps to follow along and make your own.

6. DIY Paper Table Runner

Christmas Kraft Paper Table Runner

Source: A kraft paper Christmas table runner

DIY your own table runner with a roll of brown kraft paper and a white paint pen. The best part? This project can be totally customized for any style or occasion, and it only costs a few dollars to make.

7. Paper Gingerbread Advent Calendar

Kraft Paper Gingerbread Homemade Advent Calendar

Source: Homemade gingerbread Advent calendar

Kids of all ages will have a blast getting into the holiday spirit with this Christmas countdown. Fill each paper gingerbread man with a festive treat to look forward to each day in December.

8. Snowman Scene on a Kraft Paper Roll

Christmas Kraft Paper Roll

Source: Kitchen paper roll holder and snowman scene

Spread a little holiday cheer on your kitchen walls with this cute painted snowman scene.

9. Make a Wall full of Paper Stars

DIY 3-D Paper Stars - Creative Paper Christmas Decorations

Source: How to make 3-D paper stars

Pull out the festive Christmas scrapbook paper – or even use wrapping paper scraps – to make a festive gallery wall filled with 3-D paper stars. This is such an easy craft that can make a big impact on your holiday wall decor.

10. Create a fun Forest of Paper Christmas Trees

DIY Origami Christmas Trees - Paper Christmas Decorations

Source: DIY Origami Christmas paper trees

Why make one paper tree, when you can create a whole forest? These fun paper crafts make a unique centerpiece for any holiday table.

11. Paper Fringe Christmas Trees

DIY Sheet Music Christmas Trees - Paper Christmas Decorations

Source: How to make sheet music Christmas trees

Grab old sheet music (or in a pinch, print some off the internet) and make these fringed Christmas trees. This paper craft project would make a fantastic addition to a holiday mantel or bookshelf.

12. Paper Holly Garland

DIY Paper Holly Garland

Source: Paper Holly Garland from At Home with Ashley

Spread a bit of Christmas cheer with this oversized holly leaf garland… made from paper.

13. Paper Winter Wreath

White Paper Holiday Wreath

Source: DIY Paper Winter Wreath from Lia Griffith

Grab some think white paper or cardstock to make this winter white wreath – perfect for decorating during the Christmas season and all winter long.

14. Paper Snowflake Christmas Trees

DIY Paper Snowflake Chrtistmas Trees

Source: DIY Paper Showflake Christmas Trees from The Navage Patch

Grab your favorite green paper, scrapbook paper, or even cardstock that you can paint yourself – and make these cute little paper Christmas trees to decorate. I mean, you can’t have too make trees at Christmas time, can you?

15. Winter Paper Bag Lanterns

Candles wrapped in paper bags.

Source: Brown Paper Bag Lanterns from The Crazy Craft Lady

This is a great way to decorate for Christmas and winter on a shoestring budget! they would make a great addition to windowsills or shelves to add a bit of warmth and light on long winter nights.

16. Toilet Paper Tube Mini Christmas Trees

Toilet Paper Tube Mini Christmas Trees

Source: Toilet Paper Roll Christmas Tree Forest from Coley Kuyper Art

How cute is this little Christmas tree forest? This could make such a fun craft for younger kids to make and stay busy on a snow day or during their free time on winter break from school.

Feel free to get creative with acrylic paint, metallic paint pens, or even pom poms and sequins to decorate these trees any way you like.

17. DIY Paper Candle Christmas Ornaments

Paper Candles

Source: Paper Candles from The House that Lars Built

Some people are just so creative, it boggles my mind. I would never look at baking cups, glitter, a sheet of paper, and a glue stick and say to myself, “That would make a fun Christmas craft.” How stinkin’ cute and creative are these paper candles?

DIY Paper Christmas Ornaments

Do you want even more Christmas paper crafts? Check out these festive Paper Christmas Ornaments for your tree.

9 Cute and Creative Paper Christmas Ornaments

Trim your tree with these fun holiday paper crafts and paper Christmas ornaments. How to decorate your tree with these festive Christmas paper crafts.

Click the links below to see the tutorials for all of these creative DIY Christmas ornaments made from paper (numbered left to right, top to bottom):

Don’t forget to pin these DIY Christmas decorations for later:

Christmas decorating has never been easier with this quick and easy DIY paper Christmas decorations. How to decorate for Christmas with these festive paper crafts.

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