Christmas ornaments

These easy and creative DIY Christmas ornaments are beautiful, inexpensive and unique. So skip the store-bought Christmas ornaments and add your own personal touch for less money!

Most of the supplies needed for these DIY projects can be found at Dollar Tree. Some examples include:

  • Twine (jute, cotton, red and green twine)
  • Ribbon (They have a large assortment of Christmas ribbons!)
  • Googly Eyes
  • Foam Balls
  • Christmas Ornaments
  • Clear Plastic Ornaments
  • Ornament Hooks
  • Craft Supplies: chenille stems, googly eyes, craft sticks, etc.

Materials You May Need:

  • Mod Podge with Foam Brush
  • Tacky Glue
  • Hot Glue Gun & Glue Sticks ($3- Walmart)
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Paint Brush ($0.50 – Walmart)
  • X-Acto Knife
  • Ruler

Paper Christmas Ornaments

kcupsnowmenhats

used K-Cups + empty snack box + black spray paint (Walmart – $1) + twine + accents

Tutorial here

star

cardboard + template + gold spray paint

Tutorial here

straw

paper straws + contact paper + scrap of cardstock

Tutorial here

photo

printed photo + silver glitter cardstock + photo paper + alphabet stickers + foam dots + ribbon

Tutorial here

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Printed Paper Circles + Ornament

Just glue em’ on in rows!

newspaper

Cover the ornaments in Mod Podge and add the vintage paper on top.

paperpoinsettias

Tutorial here

diy-paper-towel-roll-stars-6

paper towel roll + glitter + clothespins

Tutorial here

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wrapping paper + mason jar lids + thread or thin ribbon

Tutorial here

paper-buable

Tutorial here

leafglitter

cardstock + leaf template  + thin ribbon + fine gold glitter

Print a leaf template. Cut it out. Coat paper in mod podge.
Sprinkle glitter until completed covered

rolledpaper

scrapbook paper + popsicle sticks

Tutorial here

tolietpaper-ornament

Toilet paper rolls + silver glitter + spray paint

Tutorial here

trees1

paper from a book + Christmas tree template

Tutorial here

Creative Christmas Ornaments

diy_christmas_wreath

jute twine, cotton twine, and braided silk cord + mason jar lids

Tutorial here

tealightsnowman

battery operated tea light + black Sharpie + red ribbon +
red chenille stems + red pom-poms + black felt + orange Sharpie

You can get all of the above items at Dollar Tree except for the orange Sharpie

Tutorial here

let-it-snow-scrabble-tile-ornament

scrabble tiles + Snow Tex + ribbon + paper plate + felt + white craft glue

Tutorial here

melted-crayon-ornament

clear glass ornament + crayons + peeler + hairdryer

Tutorial here

candy

Tutorial here

snowbucket

mini bucket (Dollar Tree) + styrofoam ball + small white pom-poms + red ribbon

Tutorial here

shower-curtain

shower curtain rings + green chenille stems  + red ribbon bows + glitter berry bush
All of these items can be found at Dollar Tree

Tutorial here

coffee

felt {red, white, light brown} + twine + green fabric paint + red thread
You just need some basic sewing skills to make this!

Tutorial here

string

balloon + roll of string + ribbon

Tutorial here

ribbons

All you need is ribbons – just bow tie them to the tree!

snowman-ornaments

 lightbulbs + spray glue + white glitter + stick + puffy paint

Tutorial here

jingle-bell-ornament_6

jingle bells + floral wire + ribbon + wire cutters
You can get all these items at the Dollar Tree
Tutorial here

bear

cotton ball + small pom-poms + gold ornament + small bow
You can get all these items at the Dollar tree

Tutorial here

yarnballs11

any color yarn + foam balls + tacky glue

Tutorial here

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old cotton t-shirt + waxed linen thread + 3×5 card + Rit dye (optional) + ribbon

Tutorial here

pawprint

fine gold glitter + twine + round cookie cutter

Tutorial here

Glittery and Sparkly Christmas Ornaments

jeweled

round ornaments + shiny gem stickers
You can get both at Dollar Tree

sparkly

straight pins + sequins + foam ball

Tutorial here

glitter-ornament2

glass ornament + glue + glitter + paint

Tutorial here

glitterygoldletters

clear ornament + gold sticker letters + glitter or confetti + ribbon

Tutorial herekateornaments1

black acrylic paint + white ornaments + wide ribbons

More details here

goldglittery

gold glitter spray paint  + painter’s tape  + white ornaments + reinforcement stickers

Tutorial here

monogrammed

clear ornament + stencil + gold metallic acrylic paint + thin red ribbon for hanging

sequin_ornaments-9

sequin ribbon + clear ornament
Both items you can get at Dollar Tree
Just wrap the ribbon around the ornament and glue in place

monogramed

white ornament + gold leaf sheets + gold leaf adhesive pen + ribbon

Tutorial here

washi-tape

washi tape + clear glass or plastic ornament

Tutorial here

pear

fake pear (Dollar Tree) + metallic silver acrylic paint glass glitter + satin ribbon

Tutorial here

letter-ornament

glitter + cardboard + silver metallic acrylic paint + twine

Also, Walmart sells large silver letters in the Christmas section for $0.97 each.

do-it-yourself-holiday-christmas-tree-ornaments-craft-gift

glass ornament + CDs + ribbon

Tutorial here

jingle-bells-christmas-ornaments-content1

large bells + silver pipe cleaners + ribbon

Tutorial here

goldleaf

clear glass ornaments + craft paints + thin ribbon + gold leaf + adhesive

Tutorial here

pearl

assorted sized faux pearls + clear glass ornaments

Tutorial here

pledge

Pledge Floor Care Wood Floor Finish + clear ornaments + glitter

Tutorial here


Rustic Christmas Ornaments

pineconebow

satin ribbon + twine + pinecone

Tutorial here

etched-birch-ornaments-7

etching tool + bow saw + drill and small drill bit + ribbon

Tutorial here

stick

twigs + jute string + glitter spray (optional)

Tutorial here

pistachio

medium egg-shape foam + pistachio shells + eye pin + bead + ribbon

Tutorial here

cone

brown grocery bag + twine + Christmas pick

Tutorial here

mason-jar-lid-ornament-5-700x465

mason jar lid and screw ring + fabric scraps + twine + sticker

Tutorial here

plaid-ornament

plaid fabric scraps + foam ball + pins + red ribbon for hanging

plaid stick

twigs + thin strips of plaid fabric + small jingle bell + red thread

star

corrugated cardboard + printable + twine + ribbon

Tutorial here

twig-ornaments

twigs + branch cutters + jute twine

Tutorial here

jute-ball-ornaments-feature

ornament + jute twine

Tutorial here

chalkboard-oranmaents-resized6

chalkboard spray paint + wood pieces + baker’s twine or ribbon + chalk pen

Tutorial here

birch

birch discs + accents + twine

Tutorial here

popsicle

 twine +  stick matches + popsicle sticks

Tutorial here

twineballornament-tree

balloons + jute twine + cling wrap

Tutorial here

clothespins

wooden clothespins + embellishments

Tutorial here

tacks

String and Tack Christmas Ornaments
twine + tacks, ribbon + foam ball + paper clip + all-purpose adhesive
All of these supplies can be found at the Dollar Tree

Tutorial here

twinewreath jute twine + styrofoam wreaths + accents

Tutorial here

coffee-burlap-ornaments

coffee beans +  burlap + clear ornament

sweater-star-christmas-ornaments-2

old sweaters + thread + pins + yarn + stuffing + star template

Tutorial here

frostedpinecones

glitter + pinecones + small screw eye for hanging

Tutorial here

cookiecutter

cooke cutters + Christmas scrapbook paper + twine

Just cut the scrapbook into the shape of the cooke cutters and glue onto the back of it.

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twine + candy candy ornament

Wrap a candy cane ornament in jute twine

snowflake

cardboard or Kraft paper + white marker + snowflake template

acorn

acorn caps + Burnt Umber craft paint  + styrofoam ball + twine + floral wire + ribbon + silver glitter

Tutorial here

music

Print music on parchment paper and glue onto ornament with Mod Podge.

ornaments2

clear craft ornaments + pine sprigs or a piece of a pine garland

words

You can get the words pre-glittered at Walmart for $0.97 each and glue them across jute twine

stamp

burlap ribbon + alphabet stamps + stamp pad + foam balls

tutorial here

chlkornament

clear ornament + chalk paint + chalk

Tutorial here

wood-tree

twigs + drill + saw + sandpaper

Tutorial here

Christmas Ornaments that Kids Can Help Make

wine-cork-reindeer-ornament1_1

wine corks + brown chenille stems + googly eyes + red pom poms + twine
These materials can be found at Dollar Tree

Tutorial here
winecorktwo and a half corks for body + fabric scraps for tail + jute for antlers + bead for nose

More detail here

snowman-fingerprints

Fingerprint Snowman
Just need a clear ornament and acrylic paints

Tutorial here (#2)

bottle

bottle caps + googly eyes+ small red pom poms + chenille stems + ribbon

Tutorial here

bottlecapsnowmen2

white, black, orange, and red acrylic paint + ribbon + buttons
Tutorial here

peanuts

peanuts +  acrylic paints ($0.50 each at Walmart) + yarn + twine

Tutorial here

pompom

styrofoam balls + pins + pom poms + twine + ribbon

Tutorial here

tmnt

green ornaments + crafting foam in red, blue, purple, or orange + googly eyes

Tutorial here

frozen

Frozen Snowflake Ornament
mini craft sticks + glitter + glossy white acrylic paint + turquoise ribbon

Tutorial here

popsicle-snowman

 large wooden craft stick + washi tape + buttons + White paint  + Orange and black paper
Tutorial here

puzzlereindeer

puzzle pieces + brown paint + googly eyes + small knob for nose

Tutorial here

Candy Christmas Ornaments

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sprinkles + varnish (clear) + clear ornaments

Tutorial here

cookie

butter cookies + ribbon for hanging

gingerbreadciinnamon salt dough + beads for eyes + glitter + ribbon

Tutorial here

gumdroppomander13

foam balls + straight pins + gum drops

Tutorial here

peppermint

peppermint candies + metal cookie cutters  + twine or ribbon

Tutorial here

candy-cane-garland

Tutorial here

cupcake

light pink  ornaments + paint + glitter + sprinkles + pom-poms for cherry + cupcake liners

Tutorial here



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