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 Ornaments | Southern Crush at Home
Gingerbread House Ornaments | Crafting My Home
Wooden Thread Spool Ornament | Pillar Box Blue
Upcycled Shower Curtain Hook Ornaments | Southern Crush at Home
Cinnamon Stick Ornaments | Tag and Tibby
DIY Glitter Pine Cone Ornaments | Stylish Cravings
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 Print Ornaments | Amber-Oliver
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 | Southern Crush at Home
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
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
Buffalo Plaid Ornaments | Love Our Real Life
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 Ornaments | Our Crafty Mom
Mason Jar Ornaments | Michelle James Designs
Christmas Ornament from a Mop Head | Southern Crush at Home
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!
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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Here are even more Christmas crafts and decorating ideas:
- How to Make a Vintage Santa Mug Christmas Tree
- Pool Noodle Christmas Candles
- Dollar Tree Pizza Pan Christmas Wreath
- Gnome DIY Christmas Tree + FREE Pattern
- Christmas Mailbox and Lantern
- Dollar TREE Decorated CHRISTMAS TREE UNDER $50