40 Holiday Crafts in 15 Minutes or Less (2024)

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Christmas craft projects do not have to be complicated or take a ton of time. In fact, these quick Christmas crafts all take 15 minutes or less to make. That means you can create even faster which means that you can make even more crafts. Now that is something to look forward to! Grab your coffee and explore our list below. Be sure to bookmark or pin those that you love to make later. Psst…want even more? Try our list of Christmas crafts for adults! You really can’t go wrong with crafting for the holidays. It is definitely my favorite time of the year to make handmade.

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Christmas Craft Projects

Just click on the projects that you want to make and you will be taken to a full set of instructions for making each project. From there, it is just a matter of following the directions and getting creative. You will have a finished Christmas craft in no time at all!

Please note that the 15 minute time is an estimate that excludes any dry time for paint. The time could be more or less depending on your skill level. However, there are all quick and easy Christmas crafts that you should find most people can make easily! That also makes them perfect for an afternoon of holiday crafts with friends so be sure to find a ton of things that everyone will enjoy!

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Christmas Mason Jar Candles

Grab your Cricut machine and make these candle holders for the holidays!

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State Christmas Ornaments

Make your own custom state heart ornaments with this tutorial. They make great DIY gifts or popular crafts to sell!

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How to Make a Christmas Gnome Banner

Use our FREE gnome SVG file to create this adorable Christmas Gnome banner with your Cricut! This simple Cricut project is perfect for DIY Christmas decor.

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Embroidery Hoop Wreath for Christmas

Use our step by step instructions to make your own embroidery hoop art for the holidays.

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DIY Christmas Sign

Use our free Christmas tree SVG to make a Christmas sign in minutes!

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DIY Christmas Potholders

Learn how to make potholder for Christmas with your Cricut machine.

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Nativity Christmas Jars

Make some nativity scene mason jars with your Cricut machine and these simple instructions.

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Snow Globe Topper: Mason Jar Christmas Craft

This quick and easy mason jar Christmas craft will add a special, festive touch to your mason jar gifts this holiday season!

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How to Make a Scandinavian Christmas Gnome

These cute Scandinavian gnomes will look great in your farmhouse style home this holiday season.

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Christmas Sweater With Lights

Make a funny DIY Christmas sweater with lights to wear to an ugly Christmas sweater party.

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Christmas Bell Ornaments

Make this Christmas bell craft in just minutes with your kids.

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Mini Merry Christmas Banner

Make your own mini Merry Christmas banner with this free printable! You can add a little extra jolly to your décor this year with this quick craft. Resize the printable to make an even smaller version for doll houses and your favorite tiny spaces.

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DIY Candy Cane Wreath

Make this DIY candy cane wreath from burlap in just minutes for your holiday decor. Christmas will just not be complete without this adorable candy cane. Hang it on your door or in your home for a cute addition to the holiday.

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Santa Wood Slice Ornaments

Adorable wooden Christmas ornaments that are finished in 15 minutes or less. They're so easy to make and add a festive farmhouse touch to any Christmas tree.

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Wooden Snowman Ornaments in Minutes

Make these cute DIY snowmen in minutes for your Christmas tree.

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DIY Reindeer Fingerprint Ornament

Make these adorable fingerprint Christmas ornaments with kids of all ages. You'll treasure them for years to come!

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Happy Holidays Dollar Store Door Hanger

Grab your pizza pans and make a cute wreath that everyone will love for the holidays.

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Candy Cane Reindeer Wreath

Make a Rudolph wreath in minutes with this easy to follow holiday tutorial.

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Free Plaid Printable Ornaments

Print these ornaments for free and assemble to plaid wood rounds for easy rustic holiday decor.

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Burlap Angel Ornaments

Your tree is missing these quick and easy Burlap Angel Ornaments! This holiday season, give your classic angel ornament a rustic twist by making the angels with burlap instead of ribbons or colored fabrics.

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Rudolph DIY Ugly Sweater

Use this quick and easy craft idea to make a DIY ugly sweater you can wear to your next holiday gathering.

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Reindeer Bottle Cap Ornaments

Make these bottle cap reindeer ornaments in minutes with your kids!

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DIY Paper Ornament Rudolph

Make a reindeer ornament with strips of paper and a hot glue gun!

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Pizza Pan Ornament Door Hanger

Make this cute ornament to hang on your door from a dollar store pizza pan!

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Application of Vinyl on an Ornament

Did you know that there are tricks to adding vinyl to an ornament? Read on to see how it is done!

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Photo Jar Ornaments

Make these photo snow globes with plastic jars from the dollar store.

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Rustic Glitter Ball Ornament

Add some glitter to your tree with a cute farmhouse style spin.

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DIY Money Ornament

This money ornament is a simple way to gift money and add a bit of intrigue to your tree this season.

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Plaid Christmas Table Runner

In just a few minutes, make your own easy plaid Christmas table runner out of burlap.

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Pom Pom Snowman Garland

Make a snowman garland for your winter home decor with this easy to follow tutorial and your hot glue gun.

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Mason Jar Snow Globe Ornament

Use a mason jar ornament from the dollar store to make these cute snow globes for your tree.

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DIY Clay Ornaments

These DIY Christmas ornaments are made from oven-bake clay. Learn how to make four different variations of clay ornaments for the holidays!

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Santa Pizza Pan Wreath

Make a cute sheet pan wreath that looks like Santa's belly in minutes!

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DIY Santa Cookie Plate (With Free SVG)

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How to Make a Santa from Clay Pots

This terra cotta Santa Claus is a great craft for adults and kids alike!

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Canning Jar Lid Ornaments

Make these mason jar lid ornaments in minutes with a few supplies from the dollar store!

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Foiling Christmas Ornaments on Photo Paper

Learn how to foil on photo paper and make some photo ornaments for your Christmas tree.

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Cinnamon Applesauce Ornaments

Make these cinnamon ornaments with your little ones this holiday season!

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Picture Frame Ornaments

Learn how to make frame ornaments with a cutting machine like a Cricut.

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How to Make Paper Bows

Make bows from paper and use them to decorate for the holidays and wrap those gifts with a special touch.

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These are awesome Christmas craft projects that can be made in 15 minutes or less! I hope you enjoy and pick a few to make for your home. You can even plan a fun afternoon of crafting with friends. Grab a few friends that love crafting and laughing and invite them over. Then you just need to serve a few snacks and lay out the craft supplies. The rest of the fun will just start happening! I love planning a craft night any time of the year but especially around the holidays! After all, everyone loves Christmas craft projects this time of year.

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About Angie Holden

For over a decade, I have been sharing Cricut tutorials and craft ideas here as well as on my YouTube channel. My passions include teaching others to be creative and learning as many new things as possible.

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Edie

1 year ago

Thank you. Found your channel yesterday you have made things look so easy I am new to cricut .

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Jenn - The Country Chic Cottage Assistant

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1 year ago

Thank you so much! I’m glad you’ve found it helpful. Welcome to the Cricut club!

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Emma earley

1 year ago

I like this site!!

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