Looking for some homemade Christmas ornaments? If you want to skip store-bought decor, I’ve made a list to help you with your Christmas decorating. Get crafty this holiday season and give your home a warm spirit of homemade with these cheery Christmas ornaments. Check out the list below, I’m sure you’ll find something to add to your home.
Homemade Christmas Ornaments For A Merry Holiday
Tis the season! I love this wonderful time of year…the smell of hot chocolate, excitements in the windows, and the whole family tucked around a fireplace. At least, that’s the traditional situation. Everyone has days when it doesn’t feel like this. The holidays can come in a rush and it’s easy to get lost in the Christmas noise. Take a minute this year to make some memories and make some homemade Christmas ornaments for your tree! Your kids don’t have to be the only ones getting all the fun this year. Add to their beloved scraps of paper and fabrics your own rustic ornaments this year with these ideas for awesome DIY Christmas ornaments to make your Christmas tree a little merrier!
Spruce up some pine cones (for example, with some paint as pictured) is a beautiful way to bring the rustic appeal indoors. Pine cones come in many shapes and sizes, so you can definitely customize it into a Christmas decor of your desire.
2. Hot Cocoa Mix Ornaments
Looking for a fun and festive homemade ornament? This hot cocoa mix ornament is a sure hit! If you use it as a homemade gift, it will keep your recipient all warm and happy!
3. Cinnamon Ornaments
Imagine what this cinnamon applesauce heart ornament will bring into your house? I’ll definitely be making lots of this! Can’t wait to sniff around my homestead once the applesauce evaporates in my oven….
4. Glitter Book Ball Ornaments
Recycle your vintage papers by turning them into these beautiful glitter book ball ornaments! Grab some clear ornaments decoupaged it with vintage papers, then dust it with some glitters and attached the word “Noel”.
5. Rolled Paper Christmas Tree Ornament
Gather your crafting supplies. Roll some scrapbook paper, cover it with mod podge or colorful washi tape to make these stunning rolled paper Christmas tree ornament. It super cute that leaves such statement!
6. DIY Twig Snowflake Ornaments
Unfortunately, the tutorial for these DIY twig snowflake ornaments is no longer available. Worry not, I know you can pull it off. It’s very easy to make. Grab some twigs, shape it into snowflakes and add the embellishments, twine, button stickers, berries, pine needles, and felt. Then, put it in your wall for a festive holiday wall art.
7. Christmas Ornament Time Capsule
A beautiful reflection ornament to keep memories fresh and special. Make one for every member of the family for them to have their own keepsakes year after year.
8. Embroidery Hoop Christmas Ornaments
Embroidery hoop Christmas ornaments, kinda intimidating! But, hey don’t judge this ornament by its name alone. Check out the tutorial, it’s very easy. You don’t need embroidery needle, you don’t need to spend quality time in stitching. All you need are embroidery hoop and a fabric that has some designs, glue, and scissors.
9. Etched Snowflake Ornaments
You know, rustic is in! Give your Christmas tree that rustic appeal on these etched snowflake ornaments. Draw a snowflake in a wood slice and burn it. Drill a hole for your ribbon and hang them. That’s how fast you can it!
10. Cranberry Love On A Wire
For an added cheerful twist on your traditional cranberry garland, create a happy hearts with fresh or dried cranberries and a bit of thin wire. Hang it on your Christmas tree or make it as a perfect treat for your feathery friends.
11. Bottle Cap Snowman Ornament
This bottle cap snowman is easy to make with just a little paint, glue, and scraps of ribbon. A fun project I can do with my grandkids, the smallest will do the painting and older one will do the detailed work. I can’t wait…
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12. DIY Felt Poinsettia
Adorn your gifts with this DIY felt poinsettia to make it more lovely and interesting. Make a dozen of this wonderful project and use it as a gift tag.
13. Wine Cork Christmas Tree Garland
This adorable wine cork Christmas tree garland requires wine corks, twine, and screws. It’s super easy to make without any drilling in fact. Just a few quick turns to attach the screw to each cork and start stringing till you’ve reached your desired length.
14. Mason Jar Lid and Pinecone Garland
This endearing mason jar lid and pinecone garland is something I am proud of. It’s pretty adorable and made from things I have readily available, twigs, canning jar lids, twine or any heavy string, pine cone, and embellishments of your choice. It’s definitely something wonderful out from the simplest things!
15. Scrap Ribbon Tree DIY Ornament
Got lots of scrap ribbons? Here’s the perfect craft to upcycle it – scrap ribbon tree DIY ornament – it’s remarkably easy to make and a great way to teach your little ones how to tie shoe laces.
16. DIY Personalized Ornaments
Nothing beats a decor that is branded with your personal touch! These DIY personalized ornaments will showcase your unique creativity and it is also perfect gift idea.
17. Kate Spade-Inspired DIY Christmas Ornaments
With just 3 easy to find crafting supplies, paint, glitter, and tape your all set to create these amazingly beautiful Kate Spade-inspired DIY Christmas ornaments. This will surely bring your decor the uplifting it needs!
18. Glitter Twine Ball Ornaments
There’s a real beauty in the simplest material: twine! Wrap around a twine in a blown-up balloon and use a mod podge to make the shape stay in place. Once your project dried up remove the balloon and voila, you’ve got a glittering Christmas ornament on which your lights can shine through.
19. Clothespin Snowflakes
I so love these dazzling clothespin snowflakes! A superbly ingenious way to upcycle clothespins. Dismantle 8 clothespins and reassemble it into snowflakes with the use of a glue gun and then paint it with Minwax Early American Wood Stain to complete the look. You can use it as an ornament for your tree or as a gift topper.
20. DIY Ammo Christmas Ornament
This DIY ammo Christmas ornament is a perfect decor idea for the outdoorsy. You can also have it as a gift for the man or woman in your life who truthfully loves hunting.
21. Easy DIY Felt Christmas Tree Ornament
Making and hanging this easy DIY felt Christmas tree ornament is a perfect project for the whole family to enjoy. This will surely give you tree that festive look perfect for the holiday season.
22. DIY Styrofoam Ball Cupcakes
Super cute! They look super yummy, too! Beware, they’re just to please the eye and not the taste buds. This DIY styrofoam ball cupcakes will surely add the sweet festivity feel for everyone to cherish.
23. DIY Mini Mitten Ornaments
Hang these gorgeous DIY mini mitten ornaments on your Christmas tree to display the wintry charm of the season. This is truly eye-catching!
Still want another homemade Christmas ornament? Check out this video from Crafting Hours:
I believe there’re no other holidays have such blissful and whimsical preparation period as Christmas, as the entire holiday season is devoted for all of us to be happy and to get into the Christmas spirit. As a matter of fact, any holidays will only be as merry and festive as you make them, so don’t sit tight and wait for the Christmas spirit to show itself, begin making it! Make your Christmas even more special by starting crafting your own ornaments! Happy Holidays!
And in case you want to save money on your Christmas garland, I have here 12 natural Christmas garland ideas you can make from scratch to help you out!
Did you enjoy my list of homemade Christmas ornaments? Which one is your favorite? Let me know in the comments below.
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