45 DIY Creative And Easy Christmas Tree Ornaments

Christmas is still a few weeks away but it’s never too early to start getting ready for this major holiday. There are lots of things to consider and, of course, decorations take center stage. To make your home look more welcoming and to add a personal touch to this year’s décor you can try making some of the decorations yourself. We have tons of ideas you can use.

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For example, how about a romantic white dove to decorate your home or garden with this Christmas. Make it out of white clay and choose a work to go along with it.{found on jessicajanehandmade}.

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Another simple project requires you to put mod podge on some vintage paper and to place it over clothespins. Then add a doily on top to make snowflakes.{found on happytogethercreates}.

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You can try adding some action to your decorations by making a shadowbox with miniatures inside it.{found on modpodgerocksblog}.

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If you can find some wooden discs then you could make some decorations similar to these ones and either hand them in the Christmas tree or somewhere else in the house.{found on 7layerstudio}.

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Cardboard decorations are always fun to make and, even though they don’t look very durable, you can still use them next year if you deposit them properly.{found on thecraftycrow}.

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In case you haven’t noticed, acorns make perfect tiny hats so you can use them to make cute little faces to display in your Christmas tree this year.{found on creaturecomfortsblog}.

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These ornaments feature one of my favorite techniques. To make them you need a balloon, string and glue and it’s easy to realize the steps of the project.{found on site}.

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You can also make burlap ornaments just to add a little bit of rusticity to your décor. Use burlap, foam balls, glue and twine.{found on blissbloomblog}.

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To make this ornament you need a pattern which you can either create or find on the internet, different kinds of fabric, an embroidery hoop, an iron and fusible web.{found on soseptember}.

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If you like the simplicity and precision of geometric shapes then you can use this idea when making straw ornaments. You can choose or create any shape you want and even make elaborate creations.{found on elsiemarley}.

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Assuming you like animals and you can find a few tiny ones to use for this project, we suggest you make tassels using crepe paper to decorate them and to hang them in the tree.{found on asubtlerevelry}.

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Candy canes are a symbol of Christmas but this doesn’t mean you can’t interfere with their design. You could, for example, wrap them in yarn or twine.{found on anightowlblog}.

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Christmas is not the same without snow so, if you’re sure there will be any snow this year, you can try making some yourself. Make snowballs using styrofoam balls, glue, paint and glitter.{found on bystephanielynn}.

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These mini mittens are extremely cute and they’re not difficult to make either. It’s a perfect project for the intermediate knitter.{found on site}.

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You might not notice this at first glance but these balls are wrapped in paper. Here’s how you make them: rip out some pages from a catalog or book and roll them in long strips, then glue them onto styrofoam balls.{found on offbeatandinspired}.

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A very lovely idea is to take simple, transparent ornaments and to personalize them. Either put a little bit of paint inside them and swirl it around or fill the ornaments with flocking powder or candy sprinkles.{found on littlegrayfox}.

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If you can find some wood slices you could make lovely decorations and fridge magnets. Either paint something yourself, write a message or use a template.{found on mominmadison}.

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You can make beautiful and originals decorations using just the things you find in your yard. For example, try making a twig Christmas tree.{found on michelemademe}.

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Another thing you can do is take a square piece of wood, five nails and some ribbon and make a star ornament.{found on site}.

Ornaments made of recycled materials.

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If you have a few old CDs that are no longer functional you can cut them into small pieces and then glue them onto simple Christmas ornaments.{found on site}.

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A few puzzle pieces can also be useful. First arrange them in the pattern shown in the picture, glue them together, paint them brown and add eyes and a nose.{found on forwhatitsworth}.

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Wine corks can be reused in numerous different ways. You can glue them together to make a variety of Christmas ornaments such as cork trees, cork candy canes wreaths.{found on site}.

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You can also use scrabble letters and trays to make interesting ornaments for the Christmas tree. Use the letters to create words related to the season and to the holiday.{found on mysweetsavannah}.

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Three bottle caps can make a cute snowman ornament. Glue them to a piece of ribbon, paint eyes, nose and a mouth and use ribbon or yarn to make a scarf for each snowman.{found on oneartsymama}.

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These cute reindeers are made from toilet rolls, wallpaper samples and pipe cleaners. You’ll also need googly eyes and berries or buttons for the noses.{found on happyhooligans}.

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Outdated RAMs can also be recycled and transformed into original Christmas ornaments. It’s a very interesting idea, especially if you’re a computer type of person.{found on recyclart}.

A very simple idea can also be to use the tops and bottoms from cylindrical tin cans and packaging in order to make decorations. You’ll also need a hammer and a nail.{found on funinthemaking}.

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Another cute idea is to make tiny Christmas trees out of colored buttons. You need string and a tree topper for each one.{found on site}.

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You can also use buttons in other ways. For example, glue different types of buttons onto old ornaments or use them to make a tiny wreath.{found on allthingsandrea}.

Yarn ornaments.

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This is actually an ornament made of yarn and candy canes. You need a styrofoam ball, colored yarn, glue and mini candy canes.{found on hwtm}.

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Yarn wreaths are easy and fun to make. You need styrofoam wreaths, yarn in your favorite colors and some spare time. Experiment with different color combinations.{found on site}.

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For these colorful things you first need to find some paper mache ornaments. Spread glue onto them and wrap the yarn on top of the glue until you cover the entire ornament.{found on eighteen25}.

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You could also make colorful pom-poms. They make cute ornaments for the Christmas tree and they can also be used for various other projects.{found on alovelylark}.

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These are sunflower ornaments but, because they’re mostly white, they look a little bit like snowflakes. They would look great hanging from a branch or tree.{found on purlbee}.

Paper ornaments.

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Let’s start with something fun and simple: paper ice cream. First you make the cones, then you add the ice cream.{found on howaboutorange}.

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This ornament looks a little bit like a pinecone. It’s made using a styrofoam ball and pieces from a map. Attach the ribbon before you start gluing the petals onto the ball.{found on maryjanesandgaloshes}.

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This is a fleur-de-lis medallion and it’s made from pages from an old book. You’ll need around 20 pages, some glue, wire, a stapler, crepe paper and ribbon.{found on icraftdaily}.

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This actually is supposed to be a paper pinecone. The project is a little bit more complex but it;s not very difficult to make.{found on site}.

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You can basically make anything out of paper if you have a little bit of imagination. For example, use tiny strips of paper to make trees or snowmen and use the sewing machine to make it happen.{found on elsiemarley}.

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Paper flowers are easy to make and there are lots of different designs you can try. This one is made from pages of a book.{found on site}.

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If you prefer something a little more modern, this spiky ornament should be what you’re looking for. It’s simple and quite interesting.{found on howaboutorange}.

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You could also make a paper wreath to hang on your front door or to hang on your tree. Try this paper star wreath. It’s chic and easy to make.{found on site}.

Felt ornaments.

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There are lots of interesting things you can do using felt scraps. For example, here’s a trip of felt ornaments you can try this Christmas.{found on purlbee}.

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Use green and red felt to make Christmas tree and flower decorations. You can hang them in the tree or use them as accessories.{found on artthreads}.

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What could be more personal than an ornament with pictures inside? So how about a garland made with polaroids and pieces of felt?{found on katiecupcake}.