70+ Simple Homemade Christmas Ornaments
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From ornaments that look like candy, to beaded Christmas ornaments to make, to homemade Christmas ornaments that look like Santa and angels, you have an array of 70+ Simple Homemade Christmas Ornaments to choose from!
Learn how to make Christmas ornaments that will help your tree sparkle and shine!
These simple homemade Christmas gifts can also be given as gifts during the holiday season - no matter who you give one to, it's sure to become a keepsake.
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Some of the loveliest ornaments are angels, and you can make these and more in our free Christmas craft eBook, 11 Angel Crafts to Make: Homemade Christmas Ornaments & Decorations free eBook
Candy Christmas Ornaments
- Yummy Cupcake Ornaments
These sweet ornaments are perfect for decorating your Christmas tree.
- Hot Cocoa Ornament
For this simple idea, all you need is STYROFOAM Brand Foam, fabric and a clothespin. Warm your tree and save yourself those pesky holiday calories.
- Candy Ornaments
These beautiful candy-inspired handmade Christmas ornaments are great for kids to make with their parents.
- Delicious Gumdrop Ornament
Leftover materials from this Christmas craft make for a pretty sweet snack!
- Easy Cinnamon Christmas Ornaments
If you're already baking Christmas cookies, make a separate batch with glue, and you'll have yummy-smelling decorations for your tree. Just don't mix up the batches and feed your famly the wrong ones!
- Gingerbread Ornament
This personalized gingerbread project made from polymer clay is a great craft for kids to make at any age. Parents, help them out, as some of the tools used for this project are sharp.
- Cookie Sheet Ornament
These are so great for the baker in your life! Attach it to a package of homemade cookies for a gift that's sure to please.
Beaded Christmas Ornaments
- Delicate Snowflake Ornament
Colorful "cocktail" beads and a snowflake wire form make this a simple project that is sure to impress your guests!
- Beaded Crystal Ornaments
This craft idea will only take you 15 minutes to make and can be displayed on your Christmas tree.
- Red and Gold Glitter Ornament
These are the ones to make if you're looking for some two-toned magic.
- Beaded Green Ornament
These would look stunning on a white or silver tree! These beaded beauties would also make great gifts for everyone on your list!
- Magical Pipe Cleaner Snowflakes
Add beads to these pipe cleaner crafts for stunning snowflakes.
- Petite Box DIY Ornaments
Christmas presents do not just have to fit under the tree. Make them tiny enough to hang from the branches!
Whimsical Christmas Ornament Crafts
- Christmas Carol Ornament
Sheet music is the inspirational source for this easy-to-make Christmas craft.
- Mirrored Swirl Ornaments
Mirrored paint and jewel-tone colors swirl together in this unique tutorial.
- Canning Jar Reindeer
This cheap, personalized project can be made from household items such as a canning jar lid and paint.
- Christmas Tree Holiday Domino Necklace or Ornament
This craft idea can also double as a jewelry craft. You can also wear it for New Year's Eve once Christmas is over!
- Colorful Holiday Felted Ornaments
Keep the kids entertained during winter break. These colorful felted ornaments are just the thing to keep your holidays merry and bright!
- Crochet Heart Ornament
Love the Christmas season? Show it off with this crochet Christmas craft. You can create this quickly and add it to your tree for a fun touch. While you're at it, make a few and give them to family members and friends. This is a great Christmas gift idea for anyone on your list.
- Festive Ice Skate Ornaments
Nothing says Christmas quite like hot cocoa, snowmen and, of course, ice skating. If you can't hit the rink this year, make these cute crafts instead. This no-sew project can be created by adults and kids alike. Since it doesn't take long to create each ice skate, you can make a bunch and hang them all on your tree together.
- Fuzzy Felt Snowman Ornament
Who doesn't love the look of a snowman during the holiday season? Avoid cold hands and wet boots by creating a snowman Christmas craft that you can hand on your tree. Use scraps of felt to bring this Christmas sewing pattern to life. Give him a name and hang him on your tree - this snowman can be your new holiday companion!
- Crochet Mermaid Ornament
This may not be the simplest, but your effort will be well worth it. Having this-one-of-a-kind design on your tree and watch as others smile and swoon.
- Gorgeous Vintage Jewelry Ornament
This beautiful project is made with jewelry and pins from mom's old jewelry box. A Styrofoam ball, ribbon, glue, and jewelry are the main materials for this beautiful project.
- Gift Card Holder Ornament
If there is someone on your Christmas list that is hard to buy for, you can't go wrong with a gift card. Instead of simply handing over the plastic, make a cute sleeve and hang the present on your tree. It's like giving two gifts in one! If you don't sew, have no fear - this project doesn't require a needle and thread.
- Bearded Santa Ornament
This wooden Santa craft uses non-traditional colors for a bright and unique design.
- Clothespin Santa and Rudolph
Clothespins and felt are all you need for this frugal tutorial.
- Crochet Santa Ornament
This crocheted Christmas pattern is beautiful and impressive. Use heavy metallic braid to crochet a festive Santa.
- Santa and Snowman Ornament
These quick and easy DIY crafts can be create with flannel and felt. Create lasting memories of holiday crafting with this project.
- Claus Finial Ornament
Use crackle texture on an inexpensive base to create an adorable Christmas couple. These unique Christmas crafts can be passed on to future generations.
- Crochet Santa Ornament
Young ones will especially love this crochet project when you've finished it! This craft idea can be made in a few easy steps. Grab your worsted weight yarn and get to work.
- Santa Claus Ornament
Made from high lustre yarn and a plastic canvas, this craft will brighten up your tree.
- Cute Santa Hat Ornaments
These cute Santa hats make a great addition to trees and gift packages. Everyone is sure to love them!
- Cute Crochet Santa Ornament
Instead of buying a Christmas ornament this year, gather up your yarn and hooks for this Christmas crochet pattern. This adorable craft doesn't take long to make but is sure to leave a lasting impression. Once you've mastered this project, crochet Mrs. Claus and a few elves, too.
- A Peaceful Angel Ornament
This paper craft is simply made from cardstock, ribbon and felt has a cute angel that will bless your Christmas tree this year.
- Antique Angel Ornament or Wall Decor
This cheap, vintage-inspired project is made with inexpensive foam painted with a faux rust finish.
- Angel Ornament Pattern
Creates a beautiful Christmas angel craft that can be displayed any time of year.
- Clay Angel Ornament
Make a polymer clay angel craft and add a unique adornment to your tree!
- Dated Angel Ornament
If there's a new addition in the family or you just want to mark a momentous occasion, this is a nice memento to make.
- Little Angel
Christmas tree decorations are a fun and easy way to decorate for the holiday. These crochet angels can be whipped up quickly, so you can create a unique angel for everyone you love.
- Coffee Filter Angel Wings
This is an easy and inexpensive Christmas craft using a common household material! Use glitter and ribbon to take something ordinary and make it extraordinary.
- Angel DIY Glitter Ornaments
Video Tutorial! Want to make some crazy-easy, last-minute Christmas crafts? Follow the link for an easy-to-follow free crafting video on how to make angels you are sure to adore.
- Recycled CD Holiday Ornament
Tired of that CD from the 1990s? Repurpose it as a unique decoration for your tree, and showcase some family photos or cute designs.
- Cookie Cutter Ornaments
These adorable crafts involve embellishing cookie cutters with some of your favorite supplies from your stash for an adorable look.
- Easy Recycled Christmas Ornament
These will be a hit with your friends and family. Give one as a gifts in person or send it by mail.
- Recycled Light bulb Holiday Ornaments
Don't throw away those burnt-out light bulbs just yet. With a little water-based varnish, tissue paper, paint and a ribbon, these eco-friendly ornaments make a great craft idea for Chrismas.
- Milk Bottle Cap Ornament
Plastic caps and leftover wrapping paper join to create this super cute tutorial! You could also fill the bottle caps with pictures of your kids, grandkids or even images of what you want for Christmas!
- Easy Photo Christmas Ornaments
Save old Christmas cards and other paper items to create this simple geometric design. Add photos to each side to create a personal keepsake that you can put up year after year. This craft can be made in a flash but looks so intricate.
- Altoid Small Collage Ornament
Use mini tins from breath mints to make a small collage project! Leftover materials are your best friends with this exciting project.
- How to Make Canning Jar Lid Wreaths
Save a canning jar lid and create this quick and easy Christmas craft. Eco-friendly crafts are a great way to save on supplies and help the Earth.
More DIY Christmas Ornaments
- Knit Mitten Ornaments
Get your needles moving and make a set of miniature mittens. This knitting pattern is sure to become a family heirloom.
- Glittered Snowman and Santa Ball Ornaments
Glitter is always in season, but during the holidays, it's especially popular. Make your tree shine with this delightfully easy tutorial. You can't help but smile when you see these sparkly decorations .
- Big n' Bold Christmas Ornaments
Make a major statement. You'll want to save these handmade designs for next year, too. Show off your crafty skills and get in the holiday spirit at the same time.
- Antique Snowman Ornament
Take a trip back in time with this fun and easy-to-make Christmas craft. This cute craft idea will remind you of holidays spent at your grandma's house.
- Let it Snow Christmas Ornaments
Create simple adornments that sparkle and shine on your tree. This project is quick, easy and so fun.
- Dollar Store DIY Ornaments
Cheap can be chic! Just take a look at these Christmas crafts for proof.
- Heart Felt Ornaments Tutorial
Quick and simple ideas are what you need to decorate a tree. These hearts take just minutes to make but look so intricate.
- Precious Memories Glass Photo Ornament
Once you learn how to make Christmas ornaments, you may not bve able to stop. Luckily, you can make these in no time at all.
- Frosted Holly Wreath DIY Christmas Ornament
A decorated Christmas tree is the best way to celebrate the season. Add one of these to your tree and watch it sparkle all season long.
- Purple Penguin Christmas Ornaments
These purple penguins will make people stop and stare. You won't believe how easy it is to complete this project.
- Paper Flower DIY Ornaments
Add festive and flowerful decorations to your tree.
- Doodly DIY Ornaments
Get quirky with these whimisical and wacky Christmas crafts to make.
- Ombre DIY Ornaments
Opt for trendy ombre hues for your tree with year when you make these DIY painted Christmas crafts.
- Leaves and Berries Ornament
Gold swirls and bright red berries made with paint writers create a glittering holiday decoration that you'll love to hang on your tree.
- Glitter Filled Ornaments
Made with floor wax and glitter, these lovely glitter crafts are great for adding some color and style to your Christmas tree.
- Owl I Want for Christmas is You Ornament
You'll be smiling when you discover that these are easy to make.
- Vintage Snowman Ornament
These cute snowmen would look lovely hanging in the tree or on the mantel.
- Glitter Topped Christmas Ornaments
Be sure to add jingle bells and pretty ribbon to the top of your glittery creation for a more regal look.
- Neon Homemade Christmas Ornaments
Create these one of a kind brightly painted ornaments, perfect to personalize your tree in any color! Dare to chose new hues!
- Felt Mobile Ornaments
Completely transform your space with these colorful felt crafts!
- Dollar Store Ornament Wreath
BONUS! Project Made with Ornaments: This is a great and inexpensive way to add some color to your front door.
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