{homemade Christmas ornaments}


‘Tis the season for skiing, sledding, and holiday decorating. The snow came a bit later than usual this year, but Christmas is on the same schedule. So, whether you delayed decorating your home until it really felt like the season — or would like to add some fun decorations to a job you’ve already done — here are some of our favorite DIY Christmas ornaments.

Stamped Burlap Ornaments

Credit: Bliss Bloom Blog

Credit: Bliss Bloom Blog

Have a burlap bag? Know how to use an ink stamp kit? You’re well on your way to creating some natural, organic looking ornaments. As an added bonus, the burlap is wrapped around foam balls. No glass, so this DIY project from the Bliss Bloom Blog is ideal for small kids.

Plain Glass Ornaments Brought to Life

Credit: The Sweetest Occasion

Credit: The Sweetest Occasion

DIY doesn’t have to be dull. Plain glass ornaments can become ornate pieces of art with The Sweetest Occasion’s project. The keys are a colorful coat of paint swirled around the inside of the glass and a dramatic touch of gold leaf applied to the outside.

Creme de la Craft has a similar project, with cut-up pieces of old CDs applied to the outside of the ornament to create a cool mosaic.

Credit: Creme de la Craft

Credit: Creme de la Craft

Thumbprint Ornaments

Credit: Little Bit Funky

Credit: Little Bit Funky

If you have little ones in the house, you can put their thumbs to work on Little Bit Funky’s DIY ornaments. Start with glossy globes and a painted thumbprint, add the eyes, nose, and antlers with a Sharpie, and you’ve suddenly got a one-of-a-kind ornament. Adding a new thumbprint every year to the larger ornaments or using the mini ornaments is a great way to start a Christmas tradition.

Credit: Little Bit Funky

Credit: Little Bit Funky

Scrabble Tile Ornaments

Credit: Things That Are Pretty

Credit: Things That Are Pretty

How do you spell creative? With Scrabble tiles! Things That Are Pretty suggests stringing together your favorite Christmas messages with fish line, red beads, jingle bells for weights and holiday paper for backing.

Credit: Things That Are Pretty

Credit: Things That Are Pretty

DIY Snow Globes

Credit: Classy Clutter

Credit: Classy Clutter

A classic Christmas decoration starts with a classic container: a mason jar. Classy Clutter’s DIY project starts with winter figurines and fake snow and finishes with little white snowballs attached to the lid with fishing line.

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One Response to “{homemade Christmas ornaments}”

  1. Linda @ Itsy Bits And Pieces Says:

    These are all such cute inspiration photos! Thanks for sharing!


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