No other festival has such joyous and magical preparations as Christmas preparations. The whole month goes into decorating the house and preparing the menu. The best way to get into the Christmas spirit is by decorating the Christmas tree.

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And to take it a step further, making the tree ornaments yourself. It makes the festival even more special. So beautify your Christmas tree with any of these beautiful ornaments made by you or your child.

  1. Wine Cork Reindeer Ornaments:

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Wine corks are perfect materials for making reindeer themed ornaments. The blogger has used baker’s twine, but we believe that a brown string would look best for hanging these ornaments.

  1. Arrow Ornaments:

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This has to be my favorite tree ornaments. It’s different in such a good way. All you need to make these ornaments are feathers, wooden beads, and twigs.

  1. Etched Birch Ornaments:

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Slice the wood and draw small snowflakes on both the sides using an etching tool, tie a twine or ribbon and it’s ready to hang on the tree.

  1. Photo Transfer Ornaments:

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Fill the Christmas tree with the fond memories of your family by hanging photo transfer ornaments. Black and white photos will look vintage, but we love the colored pictures more.

  1. Wood Burned Snowflake:

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This one is similar to the etched birch ornament, but there is a slight difference. To create this rustic and woodsy ornament, paint a slice of wood gold and draw a pretty snowflake on it using a wood burner. The paint is adding dimension to the ornament.

  1. Engraved And Illuminated:

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Would you believe if I say that these ornaments were plastic red and green balls before? The DIY will help you etch whatever designs you want.  All you need are plastic ball ornaments, Dremel tool and a string of lights.

  1. Paper Stars:

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These 3D Paper Star ornaments are looking extremely festive and whimsical. Use semi-gloss photo paper for an added effect.

  1. Felt Coffee Cup Ornament:

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This ornament reminds me how much we crave a hot cuppa coffee on a cold Christmas evening. Attempt making this ornament only when you are decent at sewing.

  1. Pine Cone Bow Ornament:

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This is the simplest of the lot. And it still looks very elegant.

  1. Felt Tree Ornament:

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If you love zooming up and down the sewing machine, try making these cute, felt ornaments. You can use these ornaments not just for hanging on the trees, but for adorning the special gifts as well.

  1. Confetti Dipped:

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Give the dip-dye idea an update with this DIY. It’s very simple to recreate. You just need to cover half of the ornament with glitter or confetti.

  1. Bottle Cap Ornaments:

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This one would be fun for your kids to make. And it’s a great way to use up the spare bottle caps. You can even stick magnets on the back for later use.

  1. Simple Candy Ornaments:

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Another easy ornament for you. Fill the ornament with M&M and hang on the tree with a red ribbon. You’re sorted.

  1. Scrabble Tile Ornament:

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These Scrabble tile ornaments are just too cute. They have a personality of their own. Buy the scrabble tiles from the craft stores and start making this ornament with your child.

  1. Mini Woodland Wreath:

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This adorable woodland wreath requires a few wooden discs some berries and a small flower. It’s a bit delicate as the birch bark can come off easily. But once you have hung on the tree, you don’t have to worry about anything else.

  1. Recycled K-Cup Snowman Hat Ornaments:

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It’s our favorite, and we are quite sure, it must be a favorite of many of you. Gather the coffee cups, put on your craft hat and get started.

  1. Simple Popsicle Stick Sled:

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Kids are gonna love this one. Grab the six popsicle sticks to make the miniature version of Santa’s sleigh. If you have very young children, cut and drill the holes for them. The kids will do the assembling.

  1. Yarn Ball Ornaments:

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If you want to add color to your Christmas tree, then make these oversized yarn ball ornaments. It will make a statement on the tree. You need a few balloons, glue, and yarn in different colors.

  1. Vintage Jell-O Mold Ornament:

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Are you in the mood for some Jell-O? Then after making the treats, make these ornaments. You can even paint the molds for adding a colorful touch to the tree. Ribbon or baker’s twine should be used for hanging.

  1. Snowglobe Ornament:

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Bottlebrush tree, a vintage looking car, Epsom salt, baker’s twine and plastic ornaments are what you need for making this unconventional ornament. The result will astonish you.

  1. Hardware Store Christmas Tree Ornament:

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Here’s a Christmas tree ornament made using corner brackets. You can buy corner brackets in different shapes and sizes and arrange in the shape of an ornament.

  1. Burlap And Reindeer Wreath Ornament:

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Purchase some wooden reindeer cutouts from the hardware store and stick plain scrapbook paper on it. Take a wreath form and attach the cutout to it.

  1. Polka Dotted Ornament:

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We loved the simplicity of this ornament. It looks festive without being too much in your face. And the best thing is that it can be done in less than 10 minutes.

  1. Paper Star Christmas Ornament:

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Get into the holiday spirit without burning a hole in your pocket. You just need a few copies of your favorite songs and stick on a cardboard star cutout. When it dries, hang on the tree.

  1. Glittery Marble:

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Put your painting skills to use by making these glittery marble ornaments. But you have to use your nail polish instead of the acrylic paint. So are you ready for it?

  1. Peanut Snowmen:

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This one is downright adorable. These little snowmen are crafted from peanut. You can give all sorts of colorful scarves and hats for these snowmen. You can even use several-sized peanut to create adult and kid versions.

  1. Red Nosed Reindeer Ornament:

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Use 2 ½ wine corks, Googly eyes, and small fabric scrap to create this miniature Rudolf the reindeer ornament.

  1. 3D Deer Head Ornament:

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You will need some 3D deer heads, plaque ornament, hot glue gun, foam brush and wood stain for making these lovely ornaments.

  1. Bottle Cap Snowman Ornaments:

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This craft is ideal for children. They have to paint the caps white and stick to a single strand of ribbon. Embellish using buttons and ribbons.

  1. Citrus Wheel Ornament:

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This idea is simple, beautiful and budget friendly all at once. Get hold of an assortment of citrus and get started.

  1. French Macaroon Ornament:

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Give your Christmas tree French twist by hanging colorful macaroons as ornaments. These faux macaroons can be made by either using fondant or polymer clay. Just ensure that children do not eat these macaroons.

  1. Vintage Map Ornament:

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Recycle your paper maps by turning into Christmas tree ornaments. You just have to follow the bloggers easy folding technique and then loop with a ribbon to finish.

  1. Homemade Bird Seed Ornaments:

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Attract the goldfinches and blue jays in the winter season with this birdseed ornament.

  1. Snowball Christmas Ornament:

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Fortunately, these snowballs do not melt. Use permanent markers to write a festive message on the bucket.

  1. Crochet Christmas Tree Ornament:

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If you have a flair for crocheting, craft these mini Christmas tree ornaments. It will be a piece of cake for the crafters.

  1. Snowflake Initials:

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Dress these black, gold and blue snowflake ornaments with your family member’s initials.

  1. Pompom Ornaments:

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This pom pom ornament will enhance the beauty of your white Christmas tree manifolds.

  1. Donut Ornament:

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You have to make these ornaments using a donut pan, as there is no other way to ensure the perfect shape of it.

  1. Black And White:

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Dress up the simple ornaments in the back and white designs. You just need to ensure that the ornaments you buy are baking friendly.

  1. Stick Ornament:

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Here’s another craft for children to do this Christmas. You will need some sticks, buttons, hot glue gun, ribbon and glue sticks for making this unconventional ornament.

 

 

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