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 a lot less money!

This blog post is broken up into three pages to improve readability and user experience. Please click on the page links at the bottom to see all of the DIY Christmas ornaments.

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

  • Twine (jute, cotton, baker’s twine, red and green twine)
  • Ribbon (They have a large assortment of Christmas ribbons!)
  • Foam Balls
  • Christmas Ornaments
  • Clear Ornaments
  • Ornament Hooks
  • Craft Supplies: chenille stems, googly eyes, craft sticks, etc.
  • Mod Podge
  • Spray Adhesive
  • Glitter
  • and much more!

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

Popsicle Stick Sleds
popsicle sticks + wood glue + wood stain + paint + twine + glue dots + embellishments

Rustic Log Slice Snowman Ornaments
wood slices + white, black and orange acrylic paint + twine

Wood Slice Photo Ornaments
photo + wood slice + medium of choice (Mod Podge, Wax Paper, etc.)

Mini Deer Pallet Ornament
white leather + stencil + popsicle sticks + wood stain + tac glue + twine

Stable Ornament
crafts sticks + wooden star + hot glue + twine + wood stain

Felt Christmas Tree Ornament
felt + embroidery thread + needle + glue gun + gold paint

Rustic Twig Arrows
twigs + feathers + Wood beads +. Hemp twine + jute upholstery webbing

DIY Rustic Christmas Ornaments
scrap wood dowels + paint + stencils + twine + bells

pineconebowPinecone Ornament
satin ribbon + twine + pinecone

Etched Snowflake Ornament
etching tool + bow saw + drill and small drill bit + ribbon

Chalkboard Ornament
Paint + Chalkboard Coating + Smooth Surface Ornaments + Chalk

DIY Birch Initial Ornaments
birch slices + rubber stamp + ink pad + drill + burlap ribbon + twine

Bird Seed Ornaments
birdseed + flour + unflavored gelatin + corn syrup + lard + cookie cutters

Yarn Wrapped Star Ornament
Cardboard + Glue Gun + Yarn +Twine + Printable Star Template

Cinnamon Stick Christmas Tree Ornaments
pine clippings + small gems + cinnamon stick

Wood Slice String Art Ornament
Wood Slices + hammer + nails + thread + small eye hooks + twine

Christmas Ornament Looking Glass
clear ornament + fake snow + berries & greenery +block letters + glue + ribbon

Tactical Ammo Ornament
clear ornament + twine  + pine clipping + EMPTY bullet bass + glue gun

Rustic Log Bird Nest Ornament
wood slice napkin holders + small birds in nest + bakers twine + gold metallic paint + blue acrylic paint + feather charms

Twig Ornament
twigs + jute string + glitter spray (optional)

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

Cornucopia Ornament
brown grocery bag + twine + Christmas pick

mason-jar-lid-ornament-5-700x465Mason Jar Lid Ornaments
mason jar lid and screw ring + fabric scraps + twine + sticker

plaid-ornamentPlaid Ornaments
plaid fabric scraps + foam ball + pins + red ribbon for hanging

plaid stick

Plaid Wrapped Twig Snowflake Ornament
twigs + thin strips of plaid fabric + small jingle bell + red thread

Burlap Christmas Ornaments
clear ornament + burlap ribbon + letter stickers + plaid ribbon

starCardboard Star Ornament
corrugated cardboard + printable + twine + ribbon

twig-ornamentsRustic Twig Ornaments
twigs + branch cutters + jute twine

jute-ball-ornaments-featureTwine Ornament
ornament + jute twine

chalkboard-oranmaents-resized6Chalkboard Ornaments
chalkboard spray paint + wood pieces + baker’s twine or ribbon + chalk pen

birchWood Slice Wreath Ornament
birch discs + accents + twine

popsicleSimple Wood Sled Ornament
 twine +  stick matches + popsicle sticks

twineballornament-treeTwine Ball Ornament
balloons + jute twine + cling wrap

clothespinsClothespin Snowflake Ornament
wooden clothespins + embellishments

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

Twine Wreath Ornaments
jute twine + styrofoam wreaths + accents

Rustic Sweater Star Ornament
old sweaters + thread + pins + yarn + stuffing + star template

frostedpineconesFrosted Pinecone Ornament
glitter + pinecones + small screw eye for hanging

Cookie Cutter Ornament
cooke cutters + Christmas scrapbook paper + twine
Just cut the scrapbook into the shape of the cooke cutters and glue onto the back of it.

candy-cane-ornaments-21Twine Candy Cane Ornaments
twine + candy candy ornament
Wrap a candy cane ornament in jute twine

snowflakeCardboard Snowflake Ornament

cardboard or Kraft paper + white Sharpie + snowflake template

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

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

ornaments2Natural Ornaments
clear craft ornaments + evergreen sprigs, holly berries, etc.

wordsHope Ornament
Glitter Letters + Twine
You can get the words pre-glittered at Walmart for $0.97 each and glue them across jute twine

stampStamped Burlap Ornaments
burlap ribbon + alphabet stamps + stamp pad + foam balls

chlkornamentChalkboard Ornament
clear ornament + chalk paint + chalk

wood-treeTwig Christmas Tree Ornament
twigs + drill + saw + sandpaper


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