Top 25 Easy Holiday Craft Projects of 2011

By: Rachel Bernstein, Editor for AllFreeHolidayCrafts

There were many exciting trends in holiday crafts in 2011. Want to see which holiday craft ideas were the most popular of all? This collection of the Top 25 Easy Holiday Craft Projects of 2011 rounds up the year's best, as voted on by our newsletter readers!  Keep reading to find out what was hot in 2011, and what to expect more of in 2012!

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Top 25 Easy Holiday Craft Projects of 2011
Table of Contents

Homemade Halloween Crafts
Easy DIY Christmas Crafts 
Easy to Make Christmas Ornaments
Winter Holiday Crafts
More Easy Holiday Craft Ideas


Homemade Halloween Crafts

We started the holiday season off right in 2011 with some pretty fun and interesting easy holiday craft ideas for Halloween. What we found was the more unusual the materials, the cooler the craft project!
Twinkle and Twine Dollar Store PumpkinPretty Pumpkins from Dryer Vents

  1. Twinkle and Twine Dollar Store Pumpkin
  2. Scare Your Neighbors Skull Wreath
  3. Pretty Pumpkins from Dryer Vents

Easy DIY Christmas Crafts

Christmas is by far the biggest crafting holiday, and for good reason. When you have exciting holiday craft ideas like the ones below, it's hard not to be inspired to create something. From traditional ideas to some more unusual homemade Christmas decorations, the projects on our Best of 2011 list each deserve their spot at the top.
Cupcake Liner Christmas TreesJoy to the Dollar Store Xmas Decor

  1. Cupcake Liner Christmas Trees
  2. Handmade Coasters for Christmas
  3. Super Easy Dollar Tree Ornament Wreath
  4. Joy to the Dollar Store Xmas Décor
  5. DIY Apothecary Jars Christmas Display
  6. Dollar Store Santa Coasters
  7. Cute Coffee Filter Christmas Trees
  8. Jumbo Candies from Dollar Store Supplies

Easy to Make Christmas Ornaments

This year our readers proved that they love homemade Christmas ornaments, since 5 of our top 25 easy holiday craft ideas of 2011 are ornaments!  Get inspired for next Christmas by taking a look back at these reader-favorite crafty tree decorations.
Brush Beard Santa OrnamentsTo-Go Cup Yarn Wreath Ornament

  1. To Go Cup Yarn Wreath Ornament
  2. Brush Beard Santa Ornaments
  3. Santa Goes Splat Ornament
  4. Country Santa Ornament
  5. Toilet Paper Roll Star Ornaments

Winter Holiday Crafts

Winter is a wonderful time for crafting because of the chilly weather, we have to stay indoors and get to make something pretty (and possibly snow-inspired), like these projects listed below. Wreaths and snowflakes were hugely popular with our readers in 2011.
Fabulous Wreath from Toilet Paper RollsFive Dollar Gorgeous Moss Wreath

  1. Delicate Snowflake Garland
  2. Paper Snowflakes with a Twist
  3. Fabulous Wreath from Toilet Paper Rolls
  4. Five Dollar Gorgeous Moss Wreath

More Easy Holiday Craft Ideas

Rounding out our list of the top holiday projects of 2011 are a couple of homemade Thanksgiving decorations, a few festive autumn crafts, and some pretty sparkly candles.
25 Cent Autumn Table AccentsRefashioned Dollar Store Xmas Tree Skirt

  1. 25 Cent Autumn Table Accents
  2. Dollar Store Leaf Wreath
  3. DIY Eco-Chic Coffee Filter Turkeys
  4. Easy DIY Glitter Holiday Candles
  5. Refashioned Dollar Store Xmas Tree Skirt


If you love this holiday craft collection, then we have a treat for you! We've compiled a list of the 100 Best Holiday Crafts: Christmas Crafts, Easter Crafts, Halloween Crafts, and More. Take a look at this collection and browse through 100 of our greatest projects, you'll be sure to love them all!

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