19 Home Made Christmas Ornaments {to make}


In continuing with our Christmas in July celebration, here are 19 home made Christmas ornaments with pictured tutorials to make for your tree, gift toppers, or as homemade gifts.   For even more free ornament patterns check out the Tip Junkie Christmas site.  You’ll find everything you need for a homemade holiday season!

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Home Made Christmas Ornaments

Home Made Christmas Ornaments

1.  Citrus Holiday: Bits & Pieces Felt Ornaments – These ornaments are made from scraps of fabric and trim, leftover buttons and craft felt. Completed with a simple hand stitch but you can also sew these up quickly on a machine.

Free Printable Ornament Templates

2.  Little Birds Garland {printable template} – Amanda from Lark Crafts has generously shared this printable template and instructions on how to make these darling felt little birds garland. You can also make them individually for adorable ornaments.

3.  Free Printable Ornament Templates – Jill hosted an Tree advent calendar sew along and made these ornaments for it. However, you can print them out a little larger and they would make fantastic felt homemade ornaments as well.  Here’s the Candy Cane tutorial and finished advent.

Homemade Christmas Ornaments Decorations

Homemade Christmas Ornaments Decorations

4.  Snowflake Christmas Tree Ornaments – If your kids love playing with playdoh, they’re going to love model magic and you’ll have a great time making these together.

5.  Handprint Snowman Tree Ornaments – These ornaments will be fantastic keepsakes as the kids grow older year after year.

6.  Frozen Juice Container Gift Box Ornament – How to recycle frozen juice containers for fun home made ornaments to make with the kids.

7.  Peppermint Candy Letters – You can create these with some $1 dollar craft store letters, craft glue and soft peppermints.

Greenhouse Christmas Ornaments

8.  Greenhouse Christmas Ornaments – Using clear plastic and packaging tape make these adorable house ornaments to decorate any way you’d like.

Christmas Ornaments To Make

Christmas Ornaments To Make

9.  Sassy Juice Top Photo Ornaments – Use metal juice can tops to make these ornaments.  On the front of each ornament is a photo and on the back is a little something about that person.

10.  Geodisic Paper Ornament – ”  Cut 20 circles out of your favorite paper.  The trick with this ornament is to use HEAVY paper- the heavier the better.

Rolled Paper Ornament Tutorial

11.  Rolled Paper Ornament Tutorial – These bright rolled paper ornaments are substantially simpler and make for a whimsical handmade addition to your tree.

Homemade Christmas Ornaments

12.  Antique Music Rosette Ornament Tutorial – These are lovely vintage decorative rosettes as ornaments. They are fairly easy to make and super charming.

13. White and Silver Home made ornaments – This tutorial comes with a printable template that you can print out to make each of these 6 home made ornaments to match your tree decor.

14.  Paper Snowflake Tutorial – You will need scissors, tape, a stapler, and 6 paper squares. These are 5 inch squares, but anything from 4-10 inches will work.

15. Paper Christmas Ornament Tutorial – These ornaments are so easy all you need is ribbon, 1/4 sheet of 12 x 12 paper, and a hole punch.

Handmade Christmas Ornaments

“What Shall I Give” Christmas Ornaments: Tutorial -

16.  “What Shall I Give” Christmas Ornaments: Tutorial – What a beautiful ornament and a great way for all of us to become more focused on what matters this Season.

Christmas Ornaments To Make

17.  Alphabet Christmas Tree Bulbs – Ballard-inspired alphabet ornaments each monogrammed in the initial of her friends last names.

18.  Repurposed Gold Ball Ornaments – Glamourized these old bulbs by simply gluing an old pearl garland around them.

19.  Microscope Slide Ornaments Tutorial – These are made with 1″x3″ glass microscope slides, cut out vintage Santa/Christmas images, adhered one per slide and used two slides to make each ornament. with soldered edges.

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  1. Thank you for compiling all of these fun ideas for us! I’m always excited to see Christmas, and there is nothing like homemade! 😉

  2. Thanks for all the great ideas. I am in a 12 Days of Christmas Swap and these are going to be really helpful. Love Christmas :-))
    Ros from Australia

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