The most iconic Christmas decoration is definitely the Christmas ornament. You can hang them on the tree, pile them in a bowl, wire them to wreaths or let them jingle from door knobs! And they are the best when they are homemade…It’s time to make DIY Christmas ornaments! Check out all these easy ideas & tutorials for unique ornaments you can make yourself. You will use these for generations!
DIY Christmas Ornament Ideas
Snow Globe Ornament Ideas
We are in love with these DIY Christmas ornaments from ‘Satori Design‘! They are so sweet and charming, you could make an entire forest of the little snowy holiday trees!
Our next project are these amazing bell jar DIY Christmas ornaments by ‘My SO Called Crafty Life‘… make sure you read the comments, lots of tips and ideas there, too.
These snow globe DIY Christmas ornaments by ‘DIY Inspired‘ are, well… inspiring! Easy!
A-Frame Homemade Ornament
This A-Frame house ornament is a fun and easy project using cardboard, balsa wood and other common craft items. You could decorate this to look like a charming home in a Christmas village, or like a ski lodge in the mountains. Customize this project for you and your family! Step by step instructions at ‘A Beautiful Mess‘.
DIY Felt Ornaments
These adorably cute snowmen DIY felt ornaments are so simple to make, you only need felt and scissors! Check out the tutorial over at ‘A Kailo Chic Life‘.
Amy at ‘This Heart of Mine‘ teaches us how to make these felt tree DIY ornaments. I love these because they have a really organic texture and shape. Pretty!
Glass Ornament Ideas
Loving on these elegant DIY Christmas tree ornaments from ‘Designing Vibes‘. This marbled look can be made to look more sophisticated, like these, or more fun by using more than one color. You won’t believe the secret “ingredient” here! Easy homemade ornament project.
We ALWAYS love Kim at ‘Sand and Sisal‘! Her coastal style is charming and comforting, without being too “cute”… So when I saw these sea glass handmade ornaments and her tutorial for them, I couldn’t believe how easy they were! Be sure to check out her Christmas whole home tour while you’re there… such great inspiration!
Ok, does this get any easier? Glass ball, metallic paint pen. From ‘Ben Franklin Crafts‘. Check out our post on DIY Paint Pen Ornaments too!
Make these beautiful cranberry snow DIY ornaments for a traditional red and green theme. Love the use of nature in this pretty and easy Christmas craft! Full tutorial at ‘The Happy Housie‘.
DIY Ornament Ideas for Kids
The kids will love this, and they make great gifts… but I love these too! Seeing these on the tree would just make me smile and think about comfort and family and home… Make these hot cocoa DIY Christmas tree ornaments from ‘Bubbly Nature‘.
From Heidi at ‘Happiness is Homemade‘, these personalized glitter DIY Christmas ornaments look like they are store bought! Now she used a vinyl cutting machine to make the names, but check out the scrapbooking aisle at Michaels or any craft store… you could do the same with vinyl letters.
If you want to shop online for craft supplies, one of our favorite stores is Michaels. They have a good selection for everything you would need for making Christmas ornaments!
That was a lot of choices in DIY Christmas ornaments! Kids love to make things that will hang on the tree for everyone to see, so let them join in! Don’t forget to check out our posts, 10 Cool & Unique DIY Glass Ornaments, and also our DIY Stocking Hangers! And look for our post on Grinch Christmas Decorations You Can make over at TBD!
More DIY Christmas Ideas
Thank you. A lot of great ideas to make for Christmas and a lot of great memories making them. Great crafts for homeschooling. Thank you again!!!
I absolutely love all of the ornament ideas. Especially the one with a picture inside and the newspaper ones. Very good ideas.
Thank y’all for sharing.