We’ve rounded up some festive DIY Christmas Ornament ideas. Mix them with traditional holiday decorations for an extra special look this holiday. These handmade ornament crafts are just what you need to upgrade this year’s tree.
10-Minute Photo Keepsake Ornaments
Make your favorite holiday memories last a lifetime with these quick personalized ornaments. Grab your photos, cut them into circles, and apply to wood slices using Mod Podge. Get the tutorial from Simple As That.
These charming crafts are made with twigs and decorated with button stickers, pine needles, berries, twine, and felt. They can even be used for festive wall art this holiday season. Get the tutorial from Little Things Bring Smiles.
Paper cones filled with candy work as ornaments now and party favors later. Try wrapped peppermints, chocolate kisses or truffles for more color than mess. Get the tutorial from Good House Keeping.
Wood Burned Snowflake Ornament
To create this rustic ornament, paint a wood slice gold, then use a wood burner to draw a pretty snowflake. Get the tutorial from Cherished Bliss.
Cinnamon Stick Christmas Tree Ornaments
Bend a 31⁄2″ piece of naturally coiled wrapped wire in half to form a loop, then gently push each end into the hollow part of a cinnamon stick. Use hot glue to attach cut sprigs of fresh rosemary for branches and small gems for ornaments. Find it at Amazon.
Porcelain-Look Wreath Ornaments
As pearly and flawless as porcelain, this dainty ring—lovely as a gift topper or hung on a tree in multiples—is actually made with polymer clay. Get the tutorial from Woman’s Day.
Homemade Paper Ball Ornaments
Leftover scrapbook paper in complementary colors makes a stunning ornament when cut in strips and looped together. Get the tutorial from By Stephanie Lynn.
Felt Christmas Tree Ornament
Making (and then hanging) these adorable felt trees is an easy craft for the whole family. Get the tutorial at This Heart of Mine.
Wine Cork Reindeers
Wine corks make the best reindeers for Christmas ornaments. Get the tutorial from Remodelando la casa.
Etched Birch Snowflakes
Using an etching tool, draw a small snowflake onto wood slices. Tie on a red ribbon to complete the look. Get the tutorial from Design Mom.
Scrabble Tile Ornament
Add the title of your favorite Christmas tune to your tree by using Scrabble tiles. Get the tutorial from Crafts by Amanda.
Deer Head Ornament
Turn a three-dimensional paper craft from Michaels into a hanging ornament by mounting it to a plaque ornament, then using woodstain to finish. Get the tutorial from Cherished Bliss.
Save these ideas about decorating with homemade Christmas ornaments for later! Don’t forget to follow A Matter of Style on Pinterest for more great decorating ideas or check out some of the gift decorations available in store.