5 DIY Holiday Decorations for your College Space

When you’re in the mood for a little holiday cheer, it can be hard to find easy and affordable ways to make your space feel homey during the holidays. Even though there’s no place like home during Christmas time, doing these crafts will keep your space updated for the season and help make your heart happy and in the holiday mood. Throw on some PJ’s, grab a cup of cocoa, put on some holiday music and get crafting! You definitely won’t regret it.


1. DIY Holiday Branch Wreath


Wreaths are the perfect way to add holiday greens to your space without the full commitment of a tree. Head outside for some fresh greens, or to a craft store for some no-mess fake branches! Hang your personalized wreath above your bed or on your front door for the perfect holiday addition to your home away from home.


2. Festive Mason Jar Candle

One of the best and easiest ways to feel in the holiday mood is by lighting a wonderful smelling scented candle. For an extra twist to spruce things up, put your favorite scented candle in a mason jar to make it your own! Add a ribbon with a fun pattern and a little burlap bow. These are sure to make your room feel a little more special around the holidays.


3. Dried Orange Garland

Love the smell of oranges and clementines during the holiday season? Fill your room with it! These dried orange garlands are so easy to make, and they’re beautiful too. Slice some oranges, throw ‘em in the oven, and put them on a string! Add a little greenery and you’ll have yourself a bright & cheery garland for your space.  


4. Hanging Clay Stars

This is one DIY project that is fitting no matter the time of year! These hanging clay stars are an easy way to add a little sparkle and magic to your room this holiday season. Plus, they will immediately add something unique to your wall.


5. Nordic Felt Gnomes

These little cuties are a fun holiday craft that can double as a thoughtful gift or an adorable decoration to keep for yourself! They’re easy to make and will add a little something to your desk, shelves, or bedside table.


So, if you’re in the crafting mood and looking to add a little holiday cheer to your room, try out any of these DIY holiday projects! Spread a little holiday cheer and get crafting to become even more excited about the holidays!