November 29, 2017
These Fun + Festive DIY Christmas Ornaments are a great way to personalize your holiday decorations and make your house a home this holiday season!
Decorating for Christmas is so much fun. With just a few decorative pieces, you can transform your home into a magical space full of Christmas cheer.
These Fun + Festive DIY Christmas Ornaments are a great way to personalize your holiday decorations to really make your house a home this holiday season.
For more fun and easy DIY Christmas Ornament ideas, check out 25 DIY Christmas Ornaments to Make with the Kids.
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Bring back those cherished memories of Christmases long ago with this easy vintage snow globe design.
My brother and sister were teenagers when I was born.
When I was young, my brother was grown, so he handed down his awesome vintage toy cars to me.
I think that may be why I love this ornament idea so much.
If you have such an amazing collection or can find some old or old-looking toy cars, consider making this super simple, seriously cool ornament for your Christmas tree this year.
Nothing smells like Christmas more than cinnamon!
Make these wonderfully fragrant cookie cutout inspired ornaments with this tutorial.
For an easy, no bake version, check out DIY Christmas Ornaments to Make with the Kids.
Whipping up a batch of stained glass cookies this holiday season?
Set some aside to make lovely homemade ornaments for the Christmas tree!
These simple ornaments filled with homemade stovetop potpourri make the perfect sweet-smelling gift!
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Make these home state ornaments to honor your home state and where you live now, or your home state and your partner’s home state.
Here’s another fun and creative way to commemorate your birthplace or favorite destination.
Family photos turn cheap Dollar Store frames into a cherished keepsake with this easy DIY project.
For more DIY photo ideas, check out 20 DIY Photo Gifts Friends + Family Will Cherish Forever.
Make an entire tree featuring all the most cherished people and pets in your life.
These colorful ornaments are made with real gumdrop candies and just a few other cheap items you can easily find at Wal Mart or the Dollar Store.
This real food decoration is beautiful in its simplicity and a great fit for any decor.
Did you have a new addition to your family this year? Commemorate that special day with this precious keepsake ornament.
Decorations don’t come more bright and cheerful than these glittery scallop ornaments!
Give your tree a bohemian feel this Christmas with these glamorous tassels.
Don’t worry, you don’t need fancy calligraphy skills to make these gorgeous gold lettered ornaments. The tutorial and free printable template make it super easy!
Here’s another simple wreath design using these super cute handmade wool felt balls, which are available in numerous colors to fit any decor and DIY project, to make a fun DIY ornament design that would make a great project to do with the kiddos.
For more kid-friendly ornament projects, see DIY Christmas Ornaments to Make with the Kids.
These ornaments have that stylish, rustic chalkboard look without the hassle of paint with this easy tutorial using Adhesive Chalkboard Paper and Chalkboard Markers you can erase again and again with a Mr. Clean Magic Eraser.
These salt dough ornaments have a rustic, modern styling that makes them great for any home.
Their small size also makes them perfect to use as package ornaments for a little extra something to include with your gifts this year!
Have a little one in the family?
Make this easy keepsake with their little hand print for an ornament you can cherish forever.
These also make a great gift for grandparents and aunts and uncles.
Here’s another keepsake ornament idea using their cute little hands.
For more DIY ornaments you can make with the little ones, see DIY Christmas Ornaments to Make with the Kids.
I currently have 22 “kids,” but none of the human variety (2 dogs, 3 cats, 1 turkey, 3 geese, 2 ducks, and 11 chickens!).
If you or someone you know is animal crazy like I am, make this lovely ornament celebrating four legged family members.
These cute little felt and pinecone elves will add a touch of magic to any holiday decor.
When you were a kid, did you ever save your popsicle sticks to make stuff out of them?
I often tried, but could never maintain the motivation to make something big.
Now, you can make these adorable sleds with small and regular-sized popsicle craft sticks for a cute DIY ornament that will take you back to a simpler time.
Who would believe you could put a live plant in a tiny ball ornament, but you can with air plants!
This creative ornament gets a holiday makeover with fancy gold accents.
Let your artistic side shine with these DIY ornaments made by painting plain glass balls.
What’s Christmas without colorful plaid and that ever-popular country truck design?!
Popcorn has long been a popular DIY Christmas tree decoration.
Here’s an easy new twist on popcorn strings – popcorn in a clear glass ball makes a simple, festive ornament.
These gold and clay ornaments were made for baby’s first Christmas, but you can stamp any message you like.
Gnomes aren’t just for your garden anymore. These DIY gnome ornaments are so cute, how can you resist??
Inspired by the Nutcracker ballet, these DIY peg dolls are a unique take on a classic Christmas design.
Repurpose old mason jar lids into these cute plaid fabric ornaments perfect for a rustic tree.
Make your ornaments do double duty with this pretty clear glass ball idea.
Just fill plain ball ornaments with hot cocoa ingredients for a fun, seasonal decoration that makes a wonderful gift!
Capture sweet memories with this 10-minutes DIY project.
For more keepsake ideas, check out 20 DIY Photo Gifts Friends + Family Will Cherish Forever.
With these cute mini Santas, you can feature the big man himself on your tree this holiday season!
These quilt block ornaments will give your tree a rustic, country vibe.
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You can do this too if you already have a Cricut machine or do enough DIY projects to warrant buying one, but even if you don’t have this product, you can use stencils and paint to get a similar effect.
If they are at least 4 inches in diameter, they can also serve as coasters for holiday drinks!
Here are some other cute and creative designs!
Paint your wood slices with Chalkboard Paint, so you can write on them with chalk and change the designs as often as you please!
If you don’t want to deal with paint, you can also use Adhesive Chalkboard Paper for a mess-free design.
For this project, you’ll need a printer to print these free printable designs (additional free designs are available).
You can then transfer your printouts to any wood item for an attractive, rustic decoration.
This project may look complicated, but with the detailed instructions in this tutorial, it’s so easy!
At first, I was intimidated with the thought of using a woodburning pen to trace the moose shape, but surprisingly, it’s super easy!
You can just buy a starter woodburning tool and stencils at your local craft store or online here, and you’re good to go!
These are so easy, but look so impressive!
This photo ornament is super easy and great for capturing wonderful family memories to display for years to come.
These also make a great gift for close friends and family members.
For more DIY photo ideas, check out 20 DIY Photo Gifts Friends + Family Will Cherish Forever.
Gathered pinecones get an adorable makeover with some wool felt to make these sweet little owls.
For a soft, high quality wool felt that would be great for this project, check out BenzieDesign on Etsy.
If you get your pinecones from outside, be sure to bake them in a 200 degree oven to dry them out and kill any bugs that may be inside.
Bake until the pinecones open up and the sap dries out, which should take about 30 minutes.
This ornament is for the knitters out there, and they’re so tiny, you should have them finished in no time!
Bring some color to your tree with these pretty DIY ball ornaments.
Left: A little paint is dropped into a small glass ball ornament and swirled around for an easy DIY painted ornament.
Center: Martha Stewart Flocking Powder creates a glittery effect.
Right: Fill a clear glass ball with rainbow sprinkles for a fun, colorful decoration.
These plastic balls show you can substitute plastic balls for traditional glass in these DIY projects to prevent breakage.
Gold is a very popular home design trend right now, and even more so at Christmastime.
If you like the clean, modern look of gold, these easy DIY gold dipped balls are the perfect ornament for your tree.
Give the gift of relaxation this holiday with these DIY bath bomb ornaments.
Put these festive bath bomb ornaments on your tree, then use them to unwind after the holiday season is over.
Here’s another affordable gold design. It’s hard to believe that simple brass tacks could make such attractive ornaments!
If you like knitting or crocheting like I do, you probably have extra yarn lying around. Put it to good use with these cute ornaments.
This simple yarn ball ornament would make the perfect gift for the knitter in your life!
These ornaments are a bit more detailed and intricate, but are so worth the extra time and effort to create the ultimate winter scene in your home.
Capture the iconic symbol of the holidays with this personalized Christmas truck ornament gift idea. Make them in bulk with your Cricut to have on hand for last minute gifts you may need!
Use a fork to fashion a cute little beard out of yarn in this simple ornament inspired by traditional Scandinavian Santa ornaments.
Pinecones, white spray paint, twine, and glue are all you need for this incredibly easy DIY!
Here’s another DIY ornament design using natural materials. Cinnamon will give your tree a lovely, warm fragrance this holiday season with this easy decoration.
If your oranges aren’t as sweet as you’d like or you can’t eat them before they turn, don’t throw them away.
Repurpose fresh fruit into a pretty, sweet-smelling ornament!
You can use other fruits, too, such as apples and pears. Hang some dehydrated apple slices outside for the birds to enjoy.
Old feathers are given new life in a clear glass ball.
If you have chickens or other backyard birds like I do, have a friend with birds, or are just lucky enough to find a pretty feather outside, show it off in this effortless ornament idea.
I see these twine ornaments in the stores every season – and even bought one when they first came out.
Why buy them when you can make as many as you like for little money with the help of these easy tutorials!
Make these beautiful natural ornaments for your trees inside and out while providing some much needed nourishment to your birdy friends this Christmas.
Personalize your holiday decorations with these Best DIY Christmas Ornaments for any home decor!
For more DIY ornament inspiration, check out 25 DIY Christmas Ornaments to Make with the Kids.
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