Hanging The Holidays: 75 Handmade Christmas Ornament Ideas

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For many families, Christmas ornaments are timeless treasures. They are handed down through the generations and brought out each year as a way to reflect on memories past, while making beautiful new memories.

Store bought Christmas ornaments have been more en vogue over the last couple decades, but a return to the respect for handmade items is upon us. More and more families are choosing handmade Christmas ornaments over the less personal store bought variety.

If you’ve thought about making your own Christmas ornaments, now is the time. Your imagination is your only boundary. If you’re not feeling a creative spark on your own, check out this list of handmade Christmas ornaments that will have you crafting in no time at all.

75 Handmade Christmas Ornament Tutorials

  1. Wine Cork Snowflake Ornament
  2. Candy Kiss Mouse Ornament
  3. Painted Flat Marble Ornaments
  4. Clothespin Poinsettia
  5. Baker Twine Ornament
  6. Tinsel Stuffed Ornament
  7. Frozen Inspired I SPY Ornament
  8. Christmas Mouse Ornament
  9. Graduation Tassel Ornament
  10. Beaded Icicle Christmas Tree Ornaments
  11. Paint Swirled Ornaments
  12. Christmas Ornament Cupcake
  13. Melted Crayon Ornament
  14. Faux Stained Glass Paper Snowflakes
  15. Straw Snowflake Ornaments
  16. Button Ornaments
  17. Cinnamon Ornaments
  18. Ugly Sweater Ornaments
  19. Easy Glittery Toothpick Painted Holiday Ornaments
  20. Melted Olaf Ornament
  21. Terrarium Ornament
  22. Cork Ball Ornament
  23. Popcorn Ornament
  24. Cute As A Button Ornament
  25. Terra Cotta Christmas Bells
  26. Jingle Bell Wreath
  27. Colored Sand Ornament
  28. Snow Globe Ornaments
  29. Bringing Home the Tree Car Christmas Ornament
  30. Candyland Ornament
  31. Christmas Cookie Ornaments
  32. Santa Lightbulb Ornament
  33. Polar Express Christmas Ornament
  34. Old Fashioned Hard Candy Ornament
  35. Etched Glass Ornament
  36. Decoupage Christmas Ornaments
  37. Ribbon Tree Ornament
  38. Holiday Rag Ball Ornaments
  39. BBQ Beads Suncatcher Ornaments
  40. Melted Bead Ornaments
  41. Duck Tape Stars
  42. Baby’s First Christmas Footprint Ornament
  43. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Ornaments
  44. Easy Candy Cane Ornaments
  45. Painted Glass Ornaments
  46. Ironed Contact Paper Christmas Ornament
  47. Peg Doll Snow Globe Ornament
  48. French General Christmas Ornaments
  49. Painted Washi Tape Ornaments
  50. Glittery Snowflake Ornament
  51. Ornaments to Make with Broken Crayons
  52. Polymer Clay Butterfly Christmas Ornament
  53. Glittery Shell Ornaments
  54. Christmas Tree Ornament Balls
  55. Salt Dough Santa Hand Print Christmas Ornament
  56. Simple Rhinestone Recycled Ornament
  57. Glitter Handprint Christmas Ornament
  58. Handprint Snowman Ornament with Poem
  59. Fingerprint Snowman Family Keepsake Ornament
  60. Cinnamon Stick Stars
  61. Santa Claus Ornament
  62. Glitter Candy Cane Christmas Ornament
  63. Simple Snowman Ornament
  64. Bell Jar Christmas Ornament
  65. Glittered Initial Ornaments
  66. Peppermint Candy Christmas Ornaments
  67. Bottle Cap Snow Man Ornaments
  68. Popsicle Stick Ornaments
  69. Chalkboard Ornaments
  70. Clay Ornaments
  71. Recycled Cardboard Ornaments
  72. Beach Inspired Ornaments
  73. Bird Seed Ornaments
  74. Puzzle Pieces Rudolph
  75. Popcicle Stick Sled Ornament

Have you ever made your own Christmas ornaments?  Which one of these ornaments will you make next?

Feature image courtesy of Charlie J 

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Chrystal Johnson

Chrystal Johnson, publisher of Happy Mothering, founder of Green Moms Media and essential oil fanatic, is a mother of two sweet girls who believes in living a simple, natural lifestyle. A former corporate marketing communication manager, Chrystal spends her time researching green and eco-friendly alternatives to improve her family's life.