DIY Christmas Ornaments to Try

Add your own personal touch to your Christmas tree and make Christmas extra memorable with by making DIY Christmas ornaments! We’ve compiled these 12 easy crafts, to make decorating home less daunting and much more fun!

25 Fun DIY Christmas Ornaments

1. Rudolph Ornament

Let guests bring out their creative side by throwing a fun ornament decorating party! This activity works well with both adults and kids, as you can see @ A Pumpkin and a Princess

2. Home State Ornaments

Show off your Christmas spirit and state pride by making plush home state ornaments! Not only are these ornaments pretty, but they also add a story to your tree; you can show where you’re from, where your favorite place is, etc. Check out the tutorial @ The American Patriette

3. Wooden Stars

Add a bit of flair to your holidays with these classy and festive wooden 3D stars! They’re extremely easy to make if you can get your hands on a bunch of wooden 3D stars, otherwise you’ll have to shape wood into stars yourself.

4. Upcycled CD Christmas Balls

Feeling a bit nostalgic? Add a sparkle of nostalgia to your Christmas tree by upcycling your unused CDs. You can check out the tutorial at Creme de la Craft.

5. Scrap Fabric Ornament

Keep it simple this Christmas with a rustic scrap ribbon Christmas tree ornament. All you need is a bunch of leftover fabric or ribbon, and some twigs, and twine, and you’re all set. Check out the tutorial @ Fireflies and Mud Pies.

6. Classy Gold Ornaments

For the classy and sentimental, gold hand-lettered ornaments are a perfect way to express your creativity and sentiments, while also adding a touch of fab to your tree. Check out the tutorial @ Ting and Things.

7. Cinnamon Stick Ornament

While most DIY Christmas ornaments serve to make your home look more festive, these cinnamon stick Christmas tree ornaments serve to make your home smell like Christmas! If you love the smell of cinnamon, you’ll surely love this project @ Country Living!

8. Peppermint Cocoa Ornament

For the chocolate lovers, this DIY Christmas ornament is a perfect décor or gift for friends and family. Anyone who’s craving for some Christmas hot cocoa is in for a treat with this ornament @ Creme de la Crumb.

9. Vintage-Style Ornaments

These beautiful Christmas sceneries bathed in pretty pastel colors adds a flair of nostalgia and vintage to any Christmas tree. Put together this beautiful Christmas décor by following the steps laid out here:

10. Candy Sprinkle Christmas Balls

For the sweet tooth, these candy sprinkle Christmas balls from Gimme Some Oven look absolutely scrumptious and hard to resist!

11. Popsicle Sleds

Looking for a cute little sled to go on your tree? Then try these tiny little popsicle sleighs @ Clean and Scentsible.

12. Rustic Snowflakes

These lovely snowflakes are made primarily with twigs, which give them a beautifully rustic touch. Check out the tutorial here:

13. Wood A-Frame Triangle Ornament Stand

This minimal and simple ornament stand is the most elegant and fancy substitute for a Christmas tree. It looks like it is fresh out of the mall but your guests would be surprised that it is actually handcrafted.

14. Glass Ornaments

Do you have a theme and color palette for this year’s Christmas already? Good! Pick out your color choices and start painting your glass ornaments! Pretty simple, right? For further instructions, check here.

15. Clothespin Stars

This super easy to make ornament is just clothespins glued and assembled together to form a star. It will take only a little bit of your time and not much of your money! Check it out here.

16. Mosaic CD Ornaments

If you have broken or unused CDs lying around, put them to good use by — well, breaking them – and gluing the broken pieces on a clear bulb to create this mosaic ornament. It will look shining, shimmering, splendid!

17. Pretty Pistachio Christmas Ornament

Never thought you could make an ornament out of pistachio shells, huh? You best believe it’s possible! Creative, right? Check out the tutorial here.

18. Macaroni Snowflakes

An ornament out of food? Whaaaat?! The creativity of the human mind never fails. All you gotta do is glue and attach the macaroni together, paint them, and you’d be surprised at how the results will look like magical snowflakes! Get the tutorial here.

19. Computer’s Memory Recycled for Christmas

This ornament takes the cake with its creativity. If you know a tech geek that has extra memory sticks left, use them to make the prettiest looking ornament! Plus, its fast to make! Check it out here.

20. Patterned Paper Christmas Ornaments

Made with patterned scrapbook paper, these bright and playful ornaments will cost you close to nothing. For the tutorial, there is both a video and written instructions for your convenience. Check it out here.

21. Temporary Tattoo Ornaments

This is probably the prettiest and most gorgeous DIY ornament you have ever laid your eyes on! Want to recreate it? Grab some temporary tattoos and read this.

22. Watercolor Paper Christmas Ornaments

Channel your inner artist and grab your paints and paintbrush to make this artsy design! Get the tutorial for this work of art here.

23. The Pompom Ornament

Spice up your Christmas tree by adorning it with this satisfyingly colorful pompom ornament. But, if you don’t like it colorful, you can always customize it to your liking.

24. Yarn Ornament

These cozy and homey Christmas star ornaments will only be needing 2 supplies to create: yarns and cardstocks of your choice! Here’s how.

25. Wine Cork Reindeer Ornament

Rudolph is now a cork faced reindeer with this craft! Learn how to make them by reading here.

Ready, Set, Decorate!

Ready to let your imagination run wild? Try these nifty little projects out and make your holidays extra jolly and memorable! If you are more adventureous, you might even try a DIY Cardboard Christmas Tree or other DIY Christmas Decorations. Don’t forget to show us what you’ve made in the comments section below! Happy crafting!

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