31+ Creative DIY Christmas Ornaments

Here are 31+ creative DIY Christmas ornaments that will add some sparkle to your tree. From inexpensive dollar store ornaments to glittery glass balls, there’s something for everyone!

Christmas is a time for family, friends, and of course – decorations! Why not add a personal touch to your tree this year?

I’ve gathered 31+ creative DIY ornaments that will make your tree stand out. From easy tutorials using supplies you have lying around the house, to more complex ornament ideas that require a bit of crafting know-how, I’ve got you covered.

So get ready to deck the halls with these amazing Christmas ornaments!

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If you are thinking about all things holiday you may also want to check out this post where I share the 31 Best Artificial Christmas Trees and this post with 21 Best Artificial Christmas Garlands! For all my fellow Grinch fans my Grinch Christmas Tree is a must-see!

Upcycled Christmas Ornaments

A great way to stay on budget with your holiday decorations is to make your own ornaments using things you already have in your home.

Upcycled ornaments are some of my favorites! Here are a few ideas to get your creative juices flowing.

paint brush gnome

Paint Brush Ornaments | Southern Crush at Home

paper ornaments gingerbread house

Gingerbread House Ornaments | Crafting My Home

Wooden Thread Spool Ornament | Pillar Box Blue

diy christmas ornaments on white thrifted tree

Upcycled Shower Curtain Hook Ornaments | Southern Crush at Home

cinnamon stick ornaments

Cinnamon Stick Ornaments | Tag and Tibby

DIY Glitter Pine Cone Ornaments | Stylish Cravings

duct tape ornaments

Duct Tape Ornaments | The Heathered Nest

Christmas Ball Ornaments

Probably one of the most popular DIY ornaments to make start with clear plastic or glass balls. They are easy to find at craft stores, home stores, and online.

You can even pick some up at the dollar store! Plus, they are so versatile to decorate. Here are several great ideas to get you started.

Alcohol Ink Ornaments | Hearth and Vine

DIY Marbled Ornaments | Glitter on a Dime

leopard ornaments

Leopard Print Ornaments | Amber-Oliver

glitter ornament balls

Glitter Ornaments | Too Much Love

Fabric Christmas Ornaments

Save those fabric scraps to create beautiful ornaments for your tree. We have both sew and no-sew ideas for you!

angel ornament on tree

Angel Ornament | Southern Crush at Home

fabric ornaments

Easy Sew Fabric Ornaments | Sustain my Craft Habit

Upcycled Jeans Pocket Ornament | Swoodson Says

Mason Jar Lid Ornaments

How many times do you craft with mason jars, but you don’t use the lids? Well, here are several clever mason jar lid ornament ideas that you can easily make!


Easy Mason Jar Lid Ornaments | Southern Crush at Home

Twine Ornaments with Mason Jar Lids | Mommy Made That

santa ornament lid

Vintage Santa Lid Ornaments | Down Redbud Drive

DIY Embroidery Hoop Ornaments

Whenever I see embroidery hoops at thrift stores for a good price I always scoop them up! They are another craft medium that can be used in a ton of different ways. Take a look at these super fun ornaments that are surprisingly easy to make.


Buffalo Plaid Ornaments | Southern Crush at Home

embroidery hoop ornaments

Buffalo Plaid Ornaments | Love Our Real Life

hoop snowflake ornament

DIY Snowflake Ornament | Our Southern Home

Plaid Embroidery Hoop Ornament | Intelligent Domestications

Dollar Store Ornaments

You know how much I LOVE dollar store crafts. The possibilities for ornaments using dollar store supplies are endless. Here are a few ideas that I know you are going to love!

dollar store gnome from mop

Dollar Store Gnome Ornaments | Our Crafty Mom

Mason Jar Ornaments | Michelle James Designs

Dollar Tree Mop Head Christmas Ornament styled

Christmas Ornament from a Mop Head | Southern Crush at Home

rae dunn inspired ornaments

Rae Dunn Inspired Ornaments | Baby Savers

DIY Starbucks Ornaments | The Handymans Daughter

DIY Nature Christmas Ornaments

Use nature-inspired elements to decorate your tree. Here are a few great ornament ideas!

diy concrete ornaments

Clay Nature Ornaments | Artsy Pretty Plants

Beeswax Christmas Ornaments | Carolina Honey Bees

Wood Slice Snowman Ornament | Oh My Creative

So there you have it, 31+ creative DIY Christmas ornaments. I hope you’ve found at least a few that will inspire you this year. Be sure to let me know which one is your favorite in the comments below!

Thanks for stopping by. Happy crafting!


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