One of my favorite Christmas crafts to make is ornaments. They are so easy, cute and instantly gratifying! They are also great to make for gifts – whether it be family, hostesses, or Secret Santa exchanges. So what kind of ornaments should you make? Well, that is up to you . . . but I’ve pulled together 20 ideas to get you started. There’s a huge collection here ranging from easy to a little more difficult. Take a peek at these DIY Christmas ornaments by scrolling down – you’re going to love them!
DIY Christmas Ornaments to Make
Sew a cute little pink pig from Wee Wonderfuls without a machine – and you just need to know one stitch.
Get some small craft foam rings and yarn and make these in no time.
Use yarn and mini candy canes to make these fun and whimsical ornaments.
Create these pretty keepsake ornaments using adhesive stencils, paint and etching cream – then add artificial snow.
Use old piano pages and glitter to make vintage inspired ornaments that you’ll love year after year.
Break out those mementos from beach vacations and turn them into beautiful tree decor!
Rhoda used mini Christmas bulbs and faux snow to create these sparkly and pretty ornaments.
Use a bottle brush tree and a thimble to make a cute mini ornament that everyone will love.
Make these personalized ornaments with your favorite photos and wood blocks from the craft store.
Use wool felt and the included template to make some bold and bright snowflake ornaments.
Use glue and german glass glitter to make these awesome statement ornaments – they only take a few minutes!
Use old toilet paper rolls and paper towel tubes to make this tasty beverage ornament.
These felt ornaments are easy for even the most beginning crafter – you just need to be able to cut circles.
Make beautiful ornaments using silver foil snowflakes on a solid background.
Trash to Treasure
When it comes to DIY Christmas ornaments, this is one of my favorite! Don’t throw away a burned out light bulb – paint it like a happy nutcracker.
Upcycle some small containers into gift box ornaments using paint and washi tape.
This beautiful gold leafed monogram is so easy to accomplish with an adhesive pen.
Use vinyl letters and spray paint to create simple, personalized ornaments that make a big statement.
Don’t throw your juice lids away! Keep them and make these ornaments by adding Mod Podge Dimensional Magic and rhinestones.
Rachel makes the coolest ornaments – with some pretty plant life inside!
There are more DIY Christmas ornaments where those from!
Check out the options above, from top left and going clockwise: