18 Homemade Christmas Ornaments for a Happy Holiday


18 Homemade Christmas Ornaments for a Happy Holiday

Christmas ornaments are some of the most versatile Christmas decorations you can make. You can make them out of almost anything you can find around the home, from paper and glue to yarn and fabric.

Most people hang them from every branch of their Christmas trees, but they can be strung up around your house as well. Christmas ornaments are a simple way to decorate your home for the holidays. Dangle some ornaments from a light fixture or the chandelier over your dining table and get ready for the compliments.

If you’re at a loss for some unique DIY ornaments this year, check out this list of 18 Christmas Ornaments for a Happy Holiday. Whether you’d prefer to work with yarn and fabric or glue paper to an existing glass ornament, there’s a project for you. There are also some fun family ornaments to make together with children!

18 Homemade Christmas Ornaments for a Happy Holiday

18 Homemade Christmas Ornaments for a Happy Holiday
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Kid-Friendly Christmas Ornaments
DIY Christmas Ornaments from Paper
Easy Christmas Ornaments from Yarn and Fabric

Kid-Friendly Christmas Ornaments

Mini Flower Pot OrnamentJoyful Snowball Ornament

For those looking for fun Christmas ornaments that kids can make, these projects are just the thing. Each of these ornaments are easy enough for kids to complete all on their own or with a little help from mom and dad. You children will have a blast whether they're sprinkling an existing ornament with glitter or using mini flower pots and popsicle sticks to create something completely new. Plus seeing their own work displayed on the Christmas tree will make them proud as can be. Make a new one every year and start a fun family tradition. Don't forget to check out the ornament idea we've got for furry family members.


DIY Christmas Ornaments Made from Paper

Mapped Out OrnamentRecycled Book Page Ball OrnamentTissue Parol Ornament

Would you believe you could make unique ornaments out of paper? These DIY paper Christmas ornaments will make you think twice before buying ornaments from the store ever again. Don't let how pretty these ornaments are throw you for a loop, they're super easy to make and take very little time. Sine of these Christmas beauties only require two simple materials. Whichever project you choose, the end result will be a gorgeous and delicate paper ornament that will add special charm to any family tree. 


Easy Christmas Ornaments Made from Yarn and Fabric

Stashbuster Candy Cane Ornaments

As a crafter, you probably have yarn and fabric scraps lying around that you’ve saving for future projects. Good news, because we've got some easy Christmas ornaments that will help you use those scraps right up!  Whether you’re making little yarn wreaths, experimenting with burlap, or building a tree of tiny, whimsical candy canes, you'll enjoy the time spent making these easy fabric ornaments...and your craft drawers will thank you for the extra breathing room.


If you liked this article, be sure to check out the Easy Angel Ornament for a bonus handmade ornament idea. In a few, simple steps you'll have a flurry of these pretty paper angels for your Christmas tree.



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