41 DIY Christmas Ornaments You and Your Family Will Love

I love making Christmas ornaments. Make these with your kids and you will treasure these for many Christmases to come!

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1. Sesame Street Inspired Christmas Ornaments

We were inspired by our new book and favorite cartoon characters to make our own DIY Sesame Street Inspired Christmas Ornaments. So with the help of my daughter we created Cookie Monster and Elmo ornaments. This kid’s craft is perfect for a day inside with your children. I think they are adorable to hang on your own tree or give them as kid made gifts!

From: HeartOfDeborah

2. Paper Christmas Ornaments

I perfected these DIY paper Christmas ornaments, which were inspired by the paper pumpkins.

From: DIYInspired

3. Wood Slice Ornaments

We were super busy working on projects up until the last minute, and one of the quick projects I made were these DIY wood slice ornaments.

From: ChristinasAdventures

4. Homemade Rae Dunn Ornaments

To get this trendy Rae Dunn look onto ornaments, simply cut and apply black vinyl to solid white ornaments. It’s such a fun project and you’ll love the end result! Change up the wording to any holiday words desired. Santa’s reindeer names would be really fun too!

From: Hip2Save

5. Polka Dot Glittered Ornaments

These glittered polka dot ornaments are not only pretty for your Christmas tree, but can be perfect for dressing up those gifts! Attach to ribbon and hang on gift bags and wrapped presents, too.

From: CatchMyParty

6. Butterfly Book Page Ornaments

As promised,  I’m sharing a Tutorial for the Book Page Crafts Ornaments that I created, and showed on my recent Holiday House Tour! These were fun and easy to make and quite inexpensive too.

From: TheGraphicsFairy

7. Chinoiserie Ornaments

Chinoiserie china has beautiful patterns and classic colors, making them highly collectible and often expensive. Learning how to create your own ornaments with a simple Chinoiserie pattern allows you to get that expensive, collectible look for a fraction of the cost.


8. Jingle Bells Christmas Ornaments

Trim your tree with these festive Jingle Bells Christmas Ornaments!

From: TheGirlCreative

9. Tactical Ammo Christmas Ornament

Guns and ammo are not for everyone, but they happen to be a big part of my family so it is only fitting that this tactical ammo ornament finds it way onto our tree this year. I figured I would post the idea since I know many of you would love to make one as well.

From: AThriftyMom

10. Rustic Acorn Marble Ornaments

These DIY Christmas ornaments make a wonderful Christmas craft and decoration that will add rustic holiday bling to your Christmas tree.

From: RhythmsOfPlay

11. Marble Ornaments

These DIY Marble Ornaments would make the perfect gift for anyone on your list this year and only cost one dollar! Make a few for everyone!

From: FirstLoveHomeLife

12. Pom Pom Gnome Ornaments

How adorable are these pom pom gnome ornaments?! Designer Krista had so much fun bringing this concept to life. She was inspired by gnome/elf characters in traditional Scandinavian and Nordic folklore — the tonttu of  Finland, the tomte of Sweden and the nisse of Norway.

From: LiaGriffith

13. Felt Tree Ornaments

I condensed their shape into ornament size and fiddled with the measurements until it looked just right. When completed, they stand 4.5″ tall and at their widest are 2.5″. While I am an equal-opportunity color lover, a white, cream and oatmeal color worked best for my decor, with a little gold topper to finish them off.

From: ThisHeartOfMine

14. Melted Candy Peppermint Ornaments

You know when you see an idea on Pinterest, and you get really excited, and you think to yourself, “Oh! Oh! Oh! I’ve gotta try this!”? That’s how I felt about these melted peppermint candy ornaments! I have wanted to try making them for YEARS. (Seriously, aren’t they adorable!?)

From: OneLittleProject

15. Painted & Glitter Ornaments

I’m going to show you How to Make Glitter Painted Glass Ornaments in any color you need! Have you ever wondered how they get glitter or paint to stick to the inside of a glass ornament? This easy DIY Christmas craft idea is great to do with the kids!

From: TodaysCreativeLife

16. Personalized Gold Ornaments

Without further ado, DIY personalized ornaments to add a little fun to your Christmas trees! I loved creating my daughter’s name on one and “yay” on the other! I also had fun with a 2014 ornament in silver and a monogrammed one too.

From: Pizzazzerie

17. Woodland Ornaments

Turn a plain round ornament into a cute woodland creature easily with Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics.

From: DecoArt

18. Fabric Covered Tree Ornaments

These would make sweet gift toppers for holiday gifts too. Just think of the possibilities!

From: Alice&Lois

19. Clay Ornaments

Just in time for the holidays! Kelli Murray shows us how to make your own ornaments and gift tags using oven bake clay!

From: ABeautifulMess

20. Mini Snow Globe Ornament

DIY mini snow globe ornament. Learn how to make a mini snow globe ornament for your Christmas tree.

From: NoBiggie

21. Watercolor Printed Fabric Bauble Ornaments

Even though I wanted to go for a softer look, I didn’t want to lose that contemporary, minimalist styling that makes you dream of a Nordic cabin in the snow, chestnuts roasting on the open fire and all the winter wonderland feels. So I decided to use the watercolors and brush pen from our latest We Make Collective kit and create these simple prints.

From: FallForDIY

22. Beauty and the Beast Enchanted Rose Ornament

This simple DIY Beauty And The Beast Enchanted Rose Ornament is inspired by the classic Disney Beauty And The Beast movie. This is a fun Christmas craft for Disney fans of all ages.

From: TheFarmGirlGabs

23. Unicorn Christmas Ornament

This magical Unicorn Christmas Ornament is an easy DIY ornament to make for your Christmas tree this year!

From: TheFarmGirlGabs

24. Christmas Baubles

Whatever your festive style, we’ve got the ultimate guide on how to make Christmas baubles and decorate your tree with your own homemade decorations.

From: Mirror

25. Eye Ornaments

As much as I love a classic Christmas theme, I like to throw in a little bit of whimsical fun as well. So novelty ornaments are right up my alley! These are also perfect because they are quick to make, so you can easily do enough for a whole tree in an evening.

From: ABeautifulMess

26. Retro Label Maker Glitter Ornaments

I love creating new Christmas ornaments every year, they are such a blank canvas to add any kind of design you like!  I used my retro label maker and that was not enough- and I decided to add glitter as well!  Isn’t everything better with glitter? Especially around Christmastime?

From: ABubblyLife

27. Glitter Dust-Filled Ball Ornaments

Here I have another extreeeemely easy DIY christmas ornament. Seriously, this doesn’t need any explanation. Just go to your local craft store, get some crystal clear balls and fill them with glitter dust. That easy, yet so pretty 😉

From: TheVaultFiles

28. Indigo Marbled Ornaments

It really took us five minutes to do a dozen ornaments. I’m pretty proud of of our marbled ornaments. They look so beautiful on the tree. Although marbling is a bit addictive… I’m looking around my studio wondering what I should marble next…

From: Alice&Lois

29. Simple Cloth Ornament

One of the easiest holiday crafts you can do is make Christmas ornaments for your tree.  And if you’re anything like my mom, you have about 40 boxes of ancient glass colored balls of all colors.  What to do with those old ornaments? How about this?

From: HoneyBearLane

30. Polka Dot Glittered Ornaments

Aren’t these ornaments gorgeous?! Shauna from Ella and Annie Magazine is here with her polka dot glittered ornament DIY so you can easily add a little sparkle to your tree!

From: CatchMyParty

31. Simple Snowman Christmas Ornament

Here’s how to turn a clear shatter-proof ball ornament into a CUTE & EASY snowman to hang on the Christmas tree! This is such a fun craft to make with the kids and the best part is most of the supplies can be found at the dollar store including the clear fillable ornaments, pipe cleaners, and faux snow.

From: Hip2Save

32. Grinch Christmas Ornaments

Growing up, my favorite Christmas cartoon was always Dr. Suess’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas. When the movie with Jim Carrey was released, I fell in love! If that yellow-eyed fuzzy green Grinch is one of your favorite holiday icons, too, then you are going to love these two adorable DIY Grinch Christmas ornaments!

From: BullocksBuzz

33. Wood Photo Transfer Ornaments

I have two new favorite ornaments this year! Kristie and I made these using our wedding photos and a few simple steps.

From: TheHomesteady

34. Mason Jar Lid Christmas Ornaments

Mason Jars and Mason Jar Lids have been around for generations, but not until the last few years have we seen so many non-traditional uses. I have started working on my Christmas ornaments so I am not up all night when we put up the tree, trying to finish them. These are sooo easy to make.

From: HomeTalk

35. Pine Cone Ornaments

Turn regular pine cones into these fabulous DIY Pine Cone Ornaments with just a few supplies and add a rustic touch to your Christmas tree this season.

From: DomesticallyCreative

36. Frosty Pinecones

This frosty pinecone craft, although based on a classic, has a clever little twist that really gives its frosty appearance a special edge! These pinecones are super frosty, super sparkly and super fun for little hands to make!

From: KidsCraftRoom

37. Homemade Essential Oil Diffuser Christmas Ornament

I have a homemade essential oil diffuser project to share with you today – but this one is for your Christmas tree!  This essential oil diffuser is an ornament made with ribbon, beads, and porous lava beads.  The lava beads hold and diffuse the oils to help make your home smell as Christmas-like as possible!

From: HappyDealHappyDay

38. Glitter Ornaments

These pretty ornaments are super simple to make. The kids can even join in on the fun.

From: Create&Babble

39. Beaded Wreaths

Ho! Ho! Ho!  Here’s a quick ornament idea to make with your favorite Jesse James bead strand or loose beads.  Trim the tree or top a package with these sweet beaded wreaths!

From: JesseJamesBeads

40. Mason Jar Lid Tree Ornaments

I love handmade Christmas ornaments and think that they add such a special touch to the tree and other holiday decor.

From: CleanAndScentsible

41. Popsicle Stick Sled Ornaments

This year I’m doing a wintery Christmas cabin theme in our family room so I decided to make some cute popsicle stick sleds.

From: Clean&Scentsible

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