Christmas ornaments are a fun way to decorate your tree each year for Christmas. Homemade Christmas Ornaments make things more sentimental and more special. Kids and adults love making decorations and pulling them out each year.

If you like Christmas crafting check out these Christmas craft ideas.

Homemade Christmas Ornaments

Hand Painted Santa DIY Ornaments are easy to make with a glass ball ornament and a little paint.  Tie it to the top of a gift package or give it alone as a nice little gift handmade by you!

hand painted santa clause ornament

Kids love making their own ornaments and pulling them out each year! They also make great gifts for Grandparents.

kids ornaments

Pom Pom Ornaments

I remember making candy cane ornaments like these YEARS ago in Sunday school. I had a nice time reliving those memories with my daughter while making these. She was so proud when she hung them on the Christmas tree! This is a perfect preschool Christmas craft.

Child’s artwork ornament. Turn glass ornaments into a beautiful keepsake and show off your child’s artwork. This is an easy Christmas craft that any child that is old enough to color with Sharpie markers will enjoy!

round glass ornament with childs artwork of christmas tree

Kids will love these Popsicle Christmas Tree Ornaments.  So easy to make you probably already have all the stuff on hand.

popsicle trees

These clothespin snowflakes take just minutes to make but show off lots of style with their chic metallic gold and silver sparkle.


DIY Paint Chip Christmas Trees are a super easy Christmas craft! Just grab a little bakers twine to hang these up.

paint chip ornament hanging on a tree

This fun little Christmas ornament that is so quick and easy to make. They are glittering tea light snowman ornaments.

snowman ornament

Melted Bead Ornaments is a fun Christmas craft project that will mesmerize kids when they see how the plastic beads melt.

melted bead ornaments

These block ornaments would make great gifts for family and friends!  They would also be a fun project for a classroom.  Most teachers now receive a set of pictures of each child in their class from the company that comes to take school pictures. They usually receive multiple individual shots of each child—the perfect size for this project.

block ornaments

This is a simple Jingle Bell Snowflake Ornament kids can make. It is fun to gift ornaments that kids can make and use from year to year.

jingle bell snowflake ornament

Preserve a memory by making these Salt Dough Footprint Ornaments.  So fun to look back through the years and see how your family has grown.

salt dough ornaments

These Pom Pom Christmas Photo Ornaments are a cute way to display a photo. Crafting with pom poms is always satisfying for kids and is also inexpensive! Adding a photo makes this Christmas ornament extra special.

pom pom photo ornaments

Grab some hot glue and other crafty supplies and get ready to craft! So many fun ways to celebrate the holiday season!

Crochet Ornaments

Whip up this crochet wreath ornament in a matter of minutes.  These little wreaths would also make great package toppers. How about adding a photograph to the middle for a meaningful handmade ornament.


You are going to love this Crochet Snowman!  I love to make handmade ornaments, these crochet snowman would also be darling as a holiday decoration!

Be totally inspired by this Christmas tree totally decorated with crochet ornaments!


Ornaments to Sew

This polar bear ornament makes a wonderful handmade gift. I love gifting ornaments because they can create a memory from year to year.

polar bear ornament

This darling Felt Hedgehog Ornament Tutorial is so easy to make you can even have your child make one.

Felt Hedgehog Ornament //

Joy to the world ornaments. Whether you are looking for ornaments to expand the decorations on your tree, or you’re looking for simple and heartfelt gifts embroidered ornaments are a great and inexpensive way to go.

Embroidered ornament made from free pattern

I hope these remembrance ornaments will help you through the Christmas holiday! Making a remembrance ornament is very meaningful.

DIY memorial ornaments

Star Ornament. Maybe this year you start a new tradition with your own family – this project has simple stitching for the novice, or a more seasoned stitcher could embellish this with their own creative twist.

These little Santa face ornaments look great on the tree, strung along a garland, added to gift wrap, or even as a little extra to a holiday table place-setting.

santa face ornament

Within minutes you have personalized Stitched Ornaments or gift tags.

hand stitched ornaments


These felt Ornaments can actually be used as gift tags or even a bunting. Felt is super easy and inexpensive to work with too.

tag ornaments

Who wouldn’t love this initial ornament? It is fun to display on the tree or on the top of a package.

initial ornaments

DIY Christmas Ornaments

This Rudolph ornament is so clever and cute. I love the real wood antlers and kids will love it too.

Rudolph ornaments

Glass Snowglobe Ornament. Fill shiny glass ornaments with wood, fake snow, or mini Christmas trees — the options are endless.
glass ornaments
Making a felt Christmas tree is easy, it just takes a few steps.
felt tree ornament
You won’t believe these Wrapping paper ornaments.  Just a few simple steps and an amazing ornament is made!
wrapping paper ornaments
This rustic twig ornament is super easy to make and costs almost nothing.
rustic twig ornament

These wood slice ornaments make a really cool keepsake! I love how they turned out.

wood slice ornaments

DIY Folded Paper Ornament by Practically Functional


Salt Shaker Ornaments by Mason Jar Crafts Love

salt shaker ornaments

Hand Print Snowman Ornament by Night Owl Corner

snowman handprint

Quilted Christmas Ornament by An Artsy Mom

quilted ornamentDIY Glitter Ornaments By Today’s Creative Blog

glitter ornaments

Baby’s first Christmas ornament

Baby ornaments are very special. The perfect occasion for a handmade ornament.

Use wooden blocks to create your baby’s first Christmas ornament.

wooden blocks baby ornament

Make a hospital keepsake ornament. Save your hospital keepsakes in this lovely ornament. Gather them all together and grab a clear ornament from the dollar store.

Baby keepsake ornament

Handstitched baby ornament. It’s never too late to make a keepsake ornament.

hand stitched ornament

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  1. Oh my gosh I love this! Hand-made Christmas ornaments from years past are my favorite part of Christmas. Plus, the kids get to go through them when they’re grown adults. The year we got my dad a med alert system (, we all made gingerbread ornaments, and now they’re a reminder of how we look after each other. Happy memories.

  2. There are so many awesome ideas for ornaments. Thank you so much as my daughter loves to do little crafts like this and we will definitely be making a few.

  3. These are so completely adorable! My kids love making Christmas ornaments each year and there are so many great ideas here to try!

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