Christmas decorations for doors

Christmas can be a very special moment, especially if we have children. A few weeks before, the Christmas spirit takes over the streets, shops and public places. But, above all, it reaches our home. Far from the typical Christmas tree, there are many more options to decorate our house, and many very fun and original, such as ornaments for the doors.

A door, either the street or the room, is the entrance to a new world, and that place can be full of Christmas magic if the decoration is right. That is why in this article we bring you the best ideas to create Christmas ornaments for the doors . Take note!

How to make Christmas decorations for doors

Before getting down to work, a good idea is to make a list with the materials that we have at home or that we could acquire at a good price to make our Christmas decorations for doors.

Materials for Christmas crafts

Among the best materials to make Christmas decorations at home, are the following:

  • Paperboard
  • Cardboard
  • Rubber eva
  • Felt
  • Wood
  • Plastelina
  • Painting
  • Watercolors
  • Felt pens
  • Colored fabrics
  • Washi tape or decorative zeal

And, of course, anything else that can be used, such as socks or gloves, very typical in homemade Christmas decorations.

Christmas elements

On the other hand, it is important that we review all the elements related to Christmas that come to mind, such as the following:

  • Reindeer
  • Santa Claus or Santa Claus
  • Santa Claus hats
  • Gifts
  • Pineapples
  • Christmas trees
  • Snow
  • Socks
  • Gloves
  • Scarves
  • Caps
  • Cookies
  • Hearts
  • Ribbons
  • Ties
  • Lights
  • Candles
  • Snowmen
  • White and red
  • Decorative balls
  • Christmas plant or poinsettia

In this way, we will only have to unite both and let the imagination flow !

Christmas ornaments for the doors - handmade wreaths

If you are determined to create a Christmas decoration for the home door in a completely homemade way, here are some great ideas to make Christmas wreaths. You will obtain incredible and superoriginal results!

1. Christmas wreath of plugs and buttons

First, you will have to get the base of your Christmas wreath, which can be perfectly a piece of cardboard or cardboard in the shape of a rosco . If you are younger, ask an adult for help to cut the base of your Christmas wreath. Once you have it, with the help of a glue, attach the plugs and / or buttons that you have to your crown.

If it can be, choose plugs and buttons of white and red color, since they are the colors that are associated with this date so indicated. To finish, add a nice bow with some fabric you have at home. The result will be spectacular. And best of all: you will do it super fast and it will not cost you even one euro!

2. Christmas wreath with eva rubber

The rubber eva is a material widely used in various children's crafts, as its thickness and texture is perfect for many things. In this case, we can use eva glue to make Christmas shapes for our homemade Christmas wreath. For example, if we want something simple, we can make cutouts in the shape of a heart and then join them together, sewing them in a rounded shape, or sticking them to a homemade base that we would previously make for our crown with cardboard or cardboard, following the example previous.

If you want, instead, make a Christmas ornament for the doors more elaborated with rubber eva, one idea is to decorate the base of the crown to taste, and make a reindeer or Santa Claus with eva rubber trimmings, which we could join then, placing it in the center of the crown.

Of course, if you prefer, instead of rubber eva you can do it felt! If you like that material, you will surely love this other article about Crafts with felt.

3. Christmas wreath with fabric

Another original idea to make Christmas decorations for the doors, is to make a Christmas wreath with colored fabrics. To do this, first select the fabrics you want to use. It is better if you use fabrics of various colors, so the adornment will be more colorful and will be more fun. Once you have it, prepare a base for your crown with cardboard or wood, as we had mentioned before.

Now, all you have to do is wrap the fabric along the entire crown . You can use a glue to join the pieces. And, voilĂ  ! You will have your Christmas wreath with handmade cloth.

However, imagination has no limits! You can make a wooden Christmas wreath, paint it and add a pretty bow, make a wreath with pinecones ... or whatever you can think of!

4. Christmas wreath with cork

Another good option and the original sea, is to make a cork Christmas wreath. Of course, during the year you will have to collect the corks from the wine bottles . Although you can also go to a bar and ask to be saved, which may be much faster.

The process to do it is very similar to the previous ones. As a result of a crown base, such as a cut-out cardboard, you will have to stick the cork stoppers until you get the desired shape.

You may also be interested in this video on How to make a recycled Christmas wreath with paper napkins.

Original Christmas Crafts - other decorations for doors

In addition to the ideas that we mentioned in the previous section, there are other simple ways to decorate the door of your house, such as:

  • Hanging socks : although they are usually put in the fireplace, it is also very original to hang it on the door of the house. Inside, you can put candies, chocolates, candy canes, or whatever else you can think of.
  • Christmas lights : another very simple idea to decorate the doors at Christmas, is to place lights. For example, you can screw the light on the doorknob, or place it around a tree or plant nearby, if you have a garden. Nowadays, there are Christmas lights that work with batteries, so you will not have to worry about having an outlet.
  • Welcome signs: You can also hang posters of "Merry Christmas" or other Christmas messages at the entrance of your home. You can accompany these notes with lights, ribbons or bows, depending on what you have on hand.
  • Advent Calendar : Another super-original idea to decorate the door at Christmas is to create a giant advent calendar. That is very fun if you have small children at home, it is also super easy. It will be enough with sticking cuttings of papers with the number of the month in the door. Inside you must add the chosen candy or chocolate (it is better that it is wrapped).
  • Christmas tree : you can also make a wooden or cardboard Christmas tree and paste it on the wall of your home, as we show you in the image below. This can be very fun to do as a family, besides giving it a very original Christmas touch.