Better Budgeting: Frugal Crafts to Make for the Holidays

Frugal Crafts to Make for the Holidays

Or Just for Fun...  ANY Time of the Year!

Learn how to make beautiful homemade Christmas ornaments and crafted decorations, fun summer crafts, creative Halloween costumes, fall crafts, and many other frugal crafts for holidays or anytime of the year. For more craft ideas you may also enjoy our Homemade Gift Ideas...

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 Frugal Craft Index 


For your convenience we have sorted our homemade craft ideas into seasonal categories below (in alphabetical order) starting with Christmas and ending with Valentine's Day.

Annual Christmas Ornaments

Easy to Make Homemade Christmas Ornaments

Homemade Christmas Ornaments

Christmas and Winter Crafts

Advent Calendar - How to Make Your Own

Candy Canes: Over 3 Dozen Creative Uses

Clay Pot Gingerbread Pals

Clay Pot Snowman Couple

Fragrance Holiday Basket

Holiday Votive Candles

Easter and Spring Crafts

Easter Basket with Straws

Floral Spring Wreath

Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs

How to make Easter Resurrection Cookies with Bible Verses

Resurrection Story Cookies

Fall Crafts

Autumn Leaves Jar Candle Holder

Blue Jean Scarecrow Greeter (small)

Budget Scarecrow (life size)

Country Inspired Fall Wreath

Decorating with Fall Leaves: Cards and Gift Wrap

Fall Pumpkin or Squash Centerpiece

Fall Season Arrangement

Floral Autumn Wreath

Foliage Candle Colonnade


Papier-Mâché Decorative Leaf Bowl

Pinecone Centerpiece

Popcorn is More Than Just a Delicious Snack


Candy Wrapper Buckets

Homemade Halloween Costumes

How to Make a Pumpkin Centerpiece for Fall or Halloween Party

Pumpkin Centerpiece with Apples and Caramel Sauce

Mad Scientist Workshop

More Costume Ideas

Pumpkin Centerpiece

Pumpkin Treat Bags

Treasure to Trash

St. Patrick's Day

Fun crafts to make for St. Patrick's Day!

Irish "Pot of Gold"

Summer Fun Crafts to Make

Homemade Art Supplies for Kids

Thank you for your patience while we continue to move all of our fun SUMMER craft articles to this page! :o)

9 Easy to Make Musical Instruments for Kids

20 Recipes for Homemade Art Supplies

Bubble Recipes to Make at Home


Coloring Page: Bird on Tree Branch

Country Garden Plant Pokes

Crafting with Trash

Flip Flop Necklace

Floral Wreaths

Flower Garden Stake

Flower Power Jewel Box

Fourth of July Flag Fan

Good-bye Junk Drawer and What to Do With Those Coffee Cans

Grocery Bag Holder

Homemade Craft Paper

How to Make a Bird Bath with Clay Pots

How to Start Scrapbooking for Less than $20

Laundry Loot Jar

Mosaic Paper Art

"Old Fashioned" Collage Decorating

Ombre Glass Vase with Repurposed Wine Bottle

Painted Coffee Can Organizers

Painted Rocks

Patriotic Candle Jar

Q-tip Painting

Rustic Birdhouse

The Garden Gate

The Wild Bunch Hole Punch Family

Under the Sea Summer T-Shirt

Thanksgiving

Family Thanksgiving Tree

Harvest Blessings Banner

Plate Charger "Give Thanks" Decoration


Valentine's Day

Hershey's Roses

Rose Color Meanings

Valentine's Day Candle Holders

Valentine's Day Window Art for Kids


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