DIY Christmas Kitchen Cabinet Decorations 2 Ways!

Easy DIY Christmas kitchen cabinet decorations in 30 minutes! 2 beautiful modern & farmhouse decorating ideas with paper & free materials!

Looking for a fast and effective way to decorate your kitchen for the holidays? Think Christmas kitchen cabinet decorations! We are going to share with you how easy it is to make your kitchen cabinets look festive using simple materials like paper or cardboard, with two different looks!

white kitchen Christmas decoration ideas

Some added bonuses are, you won’t be taking up any counter space for all the Christmas cooking, and you won’t need to store these decorations after Christmas!

Easy DIY Christmas kitchen cabinet decorations in 30 minutes! 2 beautiful modern & farmhouse decorating ideas with paper & free materials!

These Christmas kitchen cabinet decorations can be recycled and composted, so you can get excited about new Christmas crafts and decor ideas to try next year! Here are some of our favorite 30+ Christmas kitchen decorating ideas you can check out!

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Check out the video tutorial here or skip to written tutorial below.

Idea 1: make Christmas kitchen cabinet decorations with paper

Idea 1: make Christmas kitchen cabinet decorations with paper

This variation is super easy: we are making our kitchen cabinets looking like Christmas gifts wrapped with ribbons!

I will have the free printable pattern and paper bow tutorial on the blog soon. You can also use gift wrap paper for this. 

Use painters tape to tape the ends of a paper ribbon to the back of kitchen cabinet door

Print the Christmas patterns and cut into 1.5” wide strips. Measure your cabinet doors, and glue the paper ribbon into one piece that is 3” plus the height of the cabinet door, another at 3” plus the width of the cabinet door. 

Use painters tape to tape the ends of a paper ribbon to the back of kitchen cabinet door so it’s vertically in the middle. 

 taping paper Christmas ribbon to kitchen cabinet door

Next tape the horizontal paper ribbon , but it does not have to be centered in the middle of the door. Ours is a little lower, because we liked the look better.

boho modern farmhouse Christmas kitchen cabinet decorations with paper bow & ribbons

To finish our Christmas kitchen cabinet decorations, we used a paper bow made from the same pattern paper, tutorial coming soon! You can use ready-made gift bows too. 

Isn’t this so easy and pretty?

Idea 2: DIY Christmas kitchen decorations with cabinet wreaths 

 DIY snow flocked Christmas cabinet wreaths made from cardboard and fresh conifer clippings. 

First we made these DIY snow flocked Christmas cabinet wreaths (tutorial here) from cardboard and fresh conifer clippings. 

glue the paper Christmas ribbon bow to the cabinet wreaths

Next tape a piece of paper looped at the top so we can glue the paper ribbon bow to the loop.

white kitchen cabinet with open shelves and DIY Christmas wreath

Use the same method mentioned earlier to attach a piece of paper ribbon to the cabinet door at the top, check and make sure it’s vertically centered.

 attach Christmas wreath to kitchen cabinet doors

We used double sided mounting tape to attach the wreath to the cabinet door. That’s it!

Are you decorating your kitchen this Christmas? Which version here do you like better? 

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Have a wonderful holiday season! See you soon!

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  1. I love these ideas!! I was wondering when you decorate the cabinet doors as gifts, do you do the same with the bottom cabinets or just the doors on top?

  2. I love the wreathes on your cabinets. I’ve done that before and had a lot of positive comments from guests! May as well spread the cheer!

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