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30 Best Christmas Wood Crafts That Are Perfect for Your Rustic Décor

These ideas will inspire you all season long.

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Lemon Thistle

If you're looking for ways to occupy your evenings this winter, these Christmas wood crafts are the best way to keep your hands busy. Ahead, you'll find DIY ideas for advent calendars, ornaments, rustic decorations, holiday signs, and even wooden Christmas trees. The only thing better than putting up Christmas decorations, after all, is making them yourself and displaying them proudly!

Anyone who's always on the lookout for new craft ideas will appreciate these holiday projects. You can also check off some items from your to-do list, as many of these double as easy DIY Christmas gifts. For instance, there are a few adorable DIY ornaments to choose from, including wood slice ornaments that read "I'm Snow Cute" (perfect for a rustic tree!). Those who love the farmhouse style will appreciate the many rustic DIY Christmas signs you can hang up around the house. And anyone in need of a way to display all those holiday greeting cards from friends and family will appreciate the options for DIY Christmas card displays.

The best part about these ideas is that, because they're made from wood, they're sturdy and should last for Christmases to come. So read on for tons of fun Christmas wood crafts and wooden Christmas decorations, and then start making them!

snowman bead ornament
Brian Woodcock
1 of 30
Wooden Bead Snowman Ornament

With just three wooden craft beads and some white acrylic paint, you're halfway to this adorable ornament. It's the sweetest December weekend project!

Get the tutorial at Country Living.


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Beyond the Picket Fence
2 of 30
Holiday Ribbon Star

Grab your spare Christmas ribbon—this DIY calls for it! A square piece of scrap wood serves as the backdrop here.

Get the tutorial at Beyond the Picket Fence.

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The Craft Patch Blog
3 of 30
Mini Pastel Wooden Houses

These pastel houses are impossibly cute—and you can really get creative when it comes to the added details. For instance, here, a mini wreath, trees, and a tiny pom-pom snowman add tons of extra visual interest.

Get the tutorial at The Craft Patch.

santa christmas wood crafts
Jen Woodhouse
4 of 30
Christmas Advent Calendar

Count the days down with gusto with a life-sized advent calendar like this one. (This is a totally doable project for beginners, by the way.)

Get the tutorial at Jen Woodhouse.

christmas wood crafts cutting board
Jen Woodhouse
5 of 30
Walnut Cutting Board

Hostesses, just imagine how proud you'll be when you set down this board in front of your guests. Loaded high with cheese and crackers, it'll only add to the appeal of your holiday feast.

Get the tutorial at Jen Woodhouse.

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Lydi Out Loud
6 of 30
Christmas Wooden Cooking Utensils

Even your cooking utensils can be holiday themed this year! Use these in your own kitchen or wrap them up as a gift for your favorite home chef.

Get the tutorial at Lydi Out Loud.


wooden stocking door hanger christmas wood crafts
Erin Spain
7 of 30
Wooden Stocking Door Hanger

Create both a pretty decoration and an inviting door planter with this charming wood stocking.

Get the tutorial at Erin Spain.

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Just Destiny Home
8 of 30
Wooden Christmas Tree

Use small pieces of wood to create this rustic DIY tree, topped with a sparkling snowflake.

Get the tutorial at Just Destiny Home.

wooden snowman game christmas wood crafts
Chica and Jo
9 of 30
Wooden Snowman Game

These little wooden snowmen double as a cute table decoration and a game for the kids at Christmas dinner.

Get the tutorial at Chica and Jo.

joy to the world sign christmas wood crafts
10 of 30
Joy to the World Sign

There are so many Christmas signs you can buy, but why not make yours instead? This metallic project is great for hanging above the fireplace.

Get the tutorial at Landeelu.


light up tree sign christmas wood crafts
Lolly Jane
11 of 30
Light-Up Christmas Tree Wood Sign

Twinkling lights always bring the holiday cheer. This DIY display proves exactly that. It's sure to dazzle your holiday guests!

Get the tutorial at Lolly Jane.

oversized wood bead garland christmas wood crafts
Inspired By Charm
12 of 30
Oversized Wood Bead Garland

A wood bead garland will look chic draped across your Christmas tree or hanging from your mantel.

Get the tutorial at Inspired by Charm.

personalized believe sign christmas wood crafts
Polka Dot Chair
13 of 30
Personalized Believe Christmas Sign

Personalize your decorations with this "Believe" sign that displays your family's last name.

Get the tutorial at Polka Dot Chair.

im snow cute wood slice ornament christmas wood crafts
Lydi Out Loud
14 of 30
"I'm Snow Cute" Wood Slice Ornament

Wood slice ornaments are always a cute idea. Follow these instructions to make some for your own tree, or to give as gifts to friends.

Get the tutorial at Lydi Out Loud.

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Crafts Unleashed
15 of 30
Christmas Card Wooden Display

Transform your Christmas cards into an artistic display with this "Merry Mail" wooden board.

Get the tutorial at Crafts Unleashed.


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Real Creative Real Organized
16 of 30
Wooden Stocking Tags

Make these totally customizable wooden stocking tags for your kids this Christmas. Let them choose their favorite color and then decorate with their initial.

Get the tutorial at Real Creative Real Organized.

holiday mantel lighted tree display christmas wood crafts
Home Made by Carmona
17 of 30
Holiday Mantel Display With Lighted Wood Trees

Turn your mantel into a light show with this DIY holiday display. Use a light that changes color for a fun effect.

Get the tutorial at Home Made by Carmona.

balsa wood christmas trees christmas wood crafts
Lia Griffith
18 of 30
Balsa Wood Christmas Trees

For another take on a wooden tree, try making these mini three-dimensional balsa wood figurines.

Get the tutorial at Lia Griffith.

wood hoop ornaments christmas wood crafts
A Night Owl
19 of 30
Wood Embroidery Hoop Ornaments

Frame bottlebrush trees with a distressed embroidery hoop for a unique ornament.

Get the tutorial at A Night Owl.

wood plaque twig tree ornament christmas wood crafts
The Turquoise House
20 of 30
Twig Tree Ornament

Turn ordinary twigs into a stunning display! These ornaments are perfect for gifting to friends and family.

Get the tutorial at The Turquoise Home.


driftwood tree christmas wood ornaments
Sustain My Craft Habit
21 of 30
Driftwood Christmas Tree

Live near the beach (or wish you did)? This incredible driftwood Christmas tree will look gorgeous inside or outside.

Get the tutorial at Sustain My Craft Habit.

snowflake christmas card holder christmas wood crafts
Persia Lou
22 of 30
Snowflake Christmas Card Holder

This Christmas card holder is made from a wooden stand and a foam snowflake. So sweet!

Get the tutorial at Persia Lou.

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Alice & Lois
23 of 30
Christmas Wooden Tree Countdown

As soon as December 1 arrives, it's time to break out the countdown calendar. Make your own with this modern wooden tree idea.

Get the tutorial at Alice & Lois.

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Mod Podge Rocks
24 of 30
Vintage Wood Slice Christmas Magnets

Obsessed with vintage Christmas decorations? Turn retro cards into magnets with this decoupage wood slice project.

Get the tutorial at Mod Podge Rocks.

wooden gift tags christmas wood crafts
Craftaholics Anonymous
25 of 30
Wooden Christmas Gift Tags

Skip the plastic gift tags this year and opt for your own DIY wood tags instead. Your kids will love decorating them!

Get the tutorial at Craftaholics Anonymous.


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The Merrythought
26 of 30
Simple Wooden Christmas Card Display

For another Christmas card display idea, try this minimalistic design, perfect for any space.

Get the tutorial at The Merrythought.

santa thank you sign christmas wood crafts
Lemon Thistle
27 of 30
Wooden Thank You Santa Sign

If you have a Cricut maker handy, you can cut out this precious "thank you" sign for Santa!

Get the tutorial at Lemon Thistle.

pallet wood christmas tree christmas wood crafts
Over the Big Moon
28 of 30
Pallet Wood Christmas Tree

Have a tree outdoors too with this crafty pallet project. Don't forget the star on top!

Get the tutorial at Over the Big Moon.

wood advent calendar christmas wood crafts
Sarah Hearts
29 of 30
Wooden Advent Calendar

Create your own advent calendar with this DIY board covered in cards filled with personalized messages.

Get the tutorial at Sarah Hearts.

wood block santa claus christmas wood crafts
Meaningful Mama
30 of 30
Wood Block Santa Claus

This sweet wood block Santa is a great craft idea for your little ones this Christmas.

Get the tutorial at Meaningful Mama.


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