Looking to upgrade your tired old Christmas ornaments? I have some inexpensive homemade Christmas ornaments here you can easily make yourself! This will surely be a fun activity for the whole family!
Add a bit of extra magic to your Christmas. From twig and glitter to vintage paper, you can make your own gorgeous handmade Christmas ornaments with these step-by-step craft tutorials. Use them as beautiful Christmas decorations around the house; give them as gifts to friends and neighbors, or even amp your gift wrapping ideas. So, let’s get crafting!
23 Best Homemade Christmas Ornaments to Make
Homemade Christmas Ornaments For A Merry Holiday
— This post is courtesy of Pioneer Settler shared with permission —
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
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.
Want to read the full article on these homemade Christmas ornaments? Head over to our friends from Pioneer Settler.
Still in need of some easy homemade Christmas ornament ideas? Watch Amanda Kingloff from Parents Magazine as she shares tips on making kid-friendly Christmas ornaments:
That’s it! Easy as 1, 2, 3. I’m thinking of mixing these homemade Christmas ornaments with my traditional decorations to give my home some extra warmth and joy during the holidays. I’m so excited to get started!
How about you? What’s your favorite homemade Christmas ornament from this list? Let me know your thoughts in the comments below!
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