62 Easy Homemade Christmas Ornaments to DIY

Trim your tree with one of these handcrafted ornaments made with love.

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Annie Schlechter

Give your Christmas tree a heartfelt touch of homemade with these fun ornament craft ideas. Plus, make our favorite DIY Christmas decorations, salt dough ornaments, and more creative holiday crafts!

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Cross-Stitch Ornament

Even beginners can cross-stitch this vintage-inspired adornment.

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Salt Dough Ornaments

Salt dough ornaments are a classic craft that your kids will love to make. For the perfect ones: Combine 4 cups all-purpose flour, 1 cup salt, and 1 1/2 cups of warm water in a mixing bowl. Knead until the dough is firm and smooth. Roll out dough and cut desired shapes (use a straw to poke a hole for hanging). Bake at 300°F until dry, approximately 1 hour; cool completely.

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Home State Ornaments

Show off your state pride with this adorable combo. Create yours to showcase the area where you were born and where you live now, or the regions where you and your partner hail from.

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Floral Ornaments

There’s a reason these beauties look so perfect! This blogger used to transfer these elegant floral designs on to plain baubles.

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Embroidery Hoop Wreath Ornament

Cross-stitch fans can put their sewing skills to the test with this wreath-tastic project.

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Rudolph Ornament

Celebrate the holidays by throwing your very own ornament decorating party where your guests can make this cutie to take home.

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Patterned Paper Ornaments

Crafted from scrapbook paper, string, and wire, these colorful creations cost next to nothing to make.

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Wooden Stars

Don't be intimidated by this decoration's intricate details! This simple project utilizes paint pens to easily embellish these stars.

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Watercolor Designs

Whip out your palette and paintbrush to create your very own work of art. Follow this crafter’s lead and decorate yours with a simple design, or go for swirls, flowers, or anything else you can dream up.

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Gold Hand-Lettered Ornaments

Don't worry: You don't need impressive calligraphy skills to create these beauties at home. This blogger's tutorial makes it easy to replicate her fancy designs.

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Love and Joy Ornaments

Spread cheer this holiday season with these pretty pieces you can use as ornaments or festive signage.

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Cinnamon Stick Christmas Tree Ornament

These rustic cinnamon ornaments take just 15 minutes to craft and will make your house smell like Christmas.

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Mini Ball Jar and Tea Light Christmas Ornament

Supplement your string of Christmas lights with these romantic and rustic ornaments fashioned from mini canning jars and .

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Pom Pom Wreath Christmas Ornament

Add punch to your Christmas tree with this pom-pom ornament craft. If this color scheme feels too bright for your tree, customize the ornament by choosing pom-poms that complement your decor or holiday palette.

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Embroidery Hoop Pom-Pom Christmas Ornaments

Even the most basic cross stitchers can nail this easy Christmas craft and ornament project. If you want to skip the sewing all together, used festive fabric in lieu of the black cloth. Your ornament will look just as cute!

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Gold and Clay Christmas Ornaments

Though this blogger used her ornament to commemorate her baby's "first Christmas," you can stamp these clay and gold-painted beauties with any message you like—or adorn them with names and give one to family members.

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Scrap Ribbon Christmas Tree Ornament

Pair leftover ribbon or fabric scraps with some twine and a twig sourced from your yard for this easy Christmas ornament.

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Sprinkle-Covered Christmas Ornaments

These ornaments are perfect for the family member with an insatiable sweet tooth.

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Upcycled CD Christmas Ornament

We all have some scratched or broken CDs lying around, so put them to good use by adorning a set of inexpensive clear bulbs with its pieces. It's a savvy way to save money on craft supplies while adding some sparkle and shine to your Christmas tree.

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Vintage Style Ornaments

These pastel, retro ornaments draw inspiration from Christmas celebrations at grandma's house.

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Mason Jar Ring Map Ornament

Grab a map of your birthplace or favorite destination and go to town making these map ornaments framed with Mason jar lid rings.

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Hot Cocoa Peppermint Ornament

These homemade Christmas ornaments are the perfect gift for friends or neighbors. They can open and use whenever they're craving some hot cocoa.

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Rustic Embroidery Hoop Christmas Ornament

These embroidery hoop Christmas ornaments will look perfect on your tree, but they're so beautiful that we recommend making a few extra and hanging 'em on doorknobs and windows.

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Mini Sleds

Oh, what fun it is to ride on these cute little popsicle sleighs!

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Mini Snow Globes

For these winter wonderland globes, you'll need plastic old-fashioned light bulb ornaments, white glitter, mini bottle brush trees, red-and-white striped baker's twine, and a hot glue gun.

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10-Minute Photo Keepsake Ornaments

Make your favorite holiday memories last a lifetime with these quick personalized ornaments. Grab your photos, cut them into circles, and apply to wood slices using Mod Podge.

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Homemade Christmas Tree Stars

These cute Christmas star ornaments only require two supplies: festive yarn and pretty cardstock.

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Rustic Snowflakes

These charming crafts are made with twigs and decorated with button stickers, pine needles, berries, twine, and felt. They can even be used for festive wall art this holiday season.

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Wood Burned Snowflake

To create this rustic ornament, paint a wood slice gold, then use a wood burner to draw a pretty snowflake.

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Felt Christmas Tree Ornament

Making (and then hanging) these adorable felt trees is an easy craft for the whole family.

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