23 Sparkly Homemade Christmas Ornaments

Here’s how to make a homemade Christmas ornaments to decorate your Christmas tree!  These make a fabulous present that is simple but beautiful!  These handmade ornaments patterns include salt dough, cinnamon, chalkboard, gold dipped, kids crafts ornaments, and even monogrammed ornaments.

Create a new Christmas tradition or do a simple activitiy for kids with these awesome holiday crafts! Use these pictured instructions to make Holiday CraftsDIY DecorFood and RecipesParty Ideas, Free Printables, and Activities for Kids perfect for the holiday season!

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Homemade Christmas Ornaments

1.  How to Make Gold Dipped Ornaments ~ Glitz up your tree this year with gold dipped ornaments. 

2.  DIY Monogram Ornament ~ After a quick trip to your local craft store to get the supplies on the supply list you’’ll be able to create this beautiful ornament for your Christmas tree. With a classic chic style it’’s sure to compliment your holiday decor! A beautiful gold leaf monogram ornament made easy with this great post!

3.  Jingle Bell Monogram Ornament ~ Dashing through the snow…Looking for an inexpensive small gift that still feels like you put some thought into it? This is a great post featuring a simple, yet adorable monogram ornament idea! Great because it can be personalized with the letter choice! Give as a gift or make to put on your own tree!

4.  DIY Brass Tack Baubles ~ These classy brass tack balls are beautiful and easy, but time consuming. Perfect for crashing in front of the tv with a movie on a rainy day, these ornaments aren’’t going to break when they fall off the tree!

5.  Wire Star Ornament Tutorial

6.  Gilded Pinecone Ornament {west elm knock-off} ~ This super easy DIY ornament is a knock off of West Elms’ gilded pine cone ornaments.

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Homemade Ornaments

7.  Rustic Twig Christmas Ornaments ~ 

8.  Vintage Map Ornament ~ This is a fun idea where you’’ll learn how to take a glass ornament and some vintage maps, to create a unique holiday piece of decor! Follow this fabulous tutorial to learn how. Easy with fun and festive results!

9.  Salt Dough Ornaments ~ Dough Ornaments are great because they are easy to personalize! This post is perfect if you have never made dough ornaments before because it is filled with tips and tricks to making these fun ornaments! A great family craft!

10.  Beaded Christmas Ornaments {snowflake} ~ 

11.  Rustic Clay Ornament ~ Using Air Dry Clay you can roll it out and stamp your design in it.  A fun craft the kids will enjoy!

12.  Frame Christmas Ornaments ~ Frame a picture with a ruler.  Super cute idea!

13.  Yarn Wrapped Star Ornament ~ Decide on the size and shape of your star and get wrapping.  This homemade ornament is so clever and adorable!

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Felt Ornament

14.  Felt Christmas Tree Ornament ~  Hand made ornaments that are easily constructed from felt. A great beginner sewing project and a fun family Christmas craft.

15.  Felt Snow Ball Ornaments ~ Try this simple felt craft idea to decorate your Christmas tree and home this holiday season. Now you can have baubles in your favorite colors!

Handmade Ornament

Handmade Ornament

16.  Wooden Christmas Ornaments ~ Bring the outdoors into your home this year with these rustic etched birch ornaments.  If you don’t have a wood burning tool you could always paint them with chalkboard paint and draw your own design.

17.  DIY Rustic Pom Ornaments ~ Tired of boring ball ornaments? Learn how to turn a plain boring ball ornament into a beautiful Rustic Pom Ornament with this quick and easy DIY Rustic Pom Ornament Tutorial! I hope you enjoy!

18.  Chalkboard Christmas Tree Ornament ~ Easily make your own set of chalkboard ornaments, with $1 wood ornaments, chalkboard spray paint and a chalkboard pen.  Best of all they will look oh so chic hanging on your Christmas tree this year!

Homemade Christmas Ornaments for Kids

Homemade Christmas Ornaments for Kids

19.  Vintage Diorama Ornaments ~ Create these beautiful little winter scenes using recycled items, a nostalgic way to decorate the tree!

20.  Salt Dough Hand Prints ~ These salt dough hand prints are a wonderful keepsake gift!  It’s a great way to capture small hands and see the growth throughout the years.  They are so simple to make and I guarantee you already have all of the ingredients in your kitchen.  {wink}

21.  Cinnamon Applesauce Ornaments ~ This is a fabulous post with a fabulous idea of how to embellish your gifts and tree this year! Using cinnamon applesauce dough and a cookie cutter you’’ll be able to create these great ornaments! Easy and stylishly festive!

22.  Fingerprint Reindeer Ornament ~ Not only are these ornaments adorable, the reindeer is your children’s sweet little thumbprints so they are keepsakes for years to come. This would make a great Christmas gift for the grandparents.

23.  Bottle Cap Ornaments ~ Here is a cute ornament that your kids can help make and will look great on the Christmas tree! Easy and inexpensive to make, all you need is bottle caps, paint and ribbon! 


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  1. Thank you SO, SO much for sharing my Handmade Clay Ornaments!!! Happy Sunday!

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