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DIY Christmas Ornament Ideas

During the holiday season, money can be a bit tight when it comes to frivolous items like ornaments and holiday decorations. While most are spending their hard earned money on gifts for everyone on their list, and they’re also over looking decor items. Ornaments and decorations can seem a bit expensive for something only used once a year, however save those dollars for cool gifts by creating your own Christmas ornaments. These DIY ideas are kid friendly and great last minute ideas for holiday parties.
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DIY Christmas Ornament Ball Ideas

Christmas ornament balls can be easily crafted into cool and fun looking decorations. There are endless possibilities to decorating these ornaments, whether you’re using a clear or colored ornament. When it comes to the colored ornaments, try painting the outside or using stickers to decorate. For clear ornament balls, fill them with anything that will fit into the opening. Create a melted snowman by including branches for the eyes, carrot for the nose and pebbles for the eyes. Place some small letter beads, holly and some greenery to create a beautiful Christmas themed ornament. You can also fill the ornaments with red candies and accessorize with a black belt to create a Santa themed ornament.

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DIY Christmas Ornament Bird Feeder

This ornament idea came from Pinterest but it’s such a sweet and cute idea for kids, watch their face light up as the birds feed off the ornament. The recipe for the bird seed ornament is here, it’s an easy process and it makes such amazing ornaments. Kids can help by picking out the molds and hanging the feeder ornament when it’s completed.

DIY Christmas Ornament Bird Feeder

DIY Christmas Ornament Bottle Caps

For the hostess with the most bottle caps, create fun snowman bottle cap ornaments. This is a great recycle idea after a cocktail party. Simply paint the inside of the caps if they’re not all the same color inside. Then decorate the ornaments to look like snowmen, Santa Clause, reindeer, anything festively related to Christmas.

DIY Christmas Ornament Bottle Caps

DIY Christmas Ornament Puzzle Piece

Puzzle pieces are so easy to find and most sets are inexpensive to purchase. Taking a large set of puzzle pieces, create different Christmas shapes like snowmen, reindeer, Christmas trees and such. Glue the pieces into the desired shape and then decorate and accessorize to complete the project.

DIY Christmas Ornament Puzzle Piece

DIY Christmas Ornaments Paper Tube Ideas

Wrapping lots of gifts means there’s lots of left over wrapping paper tubes, save those tubes and create fun ornaments. Simply taking a few craft items, create a Santa Clause, a poinsettia flower, owls, reindeer, snowman, the possibilities are endless. Because the sizes vary, you can create small or large ornaments depending on the tree size.

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DIY Christmas Ornaments Popsicle Sticks

This DIY ornament idea has been around a long time, everyone remembers the homemade ornament they made in grade school to bring home. This is a great idea to do as an adult too, there are so many creative ways to fashion the Popsicle sticks into fun shapes. From reindeer and Santa to snowman and snowflakes, anyone can create Christmas shapes. You can also create Christmas shaped picture frames to highlight pictures of children.

DIY Christmas Ornaments Popsicle Sticks

DIY Christmas Ornaments Present Boxes

This one requires little to no experience with DIY, it’s a simple ornament idea that looks like you bought it from the store. Taking various shaped boxes wrap them with wrapping paper or construction paper to create a present, decorate with some bows for that actual present feel. This is a great idea for using up those little trinket boxes, or small boxes that get tossed.

DIY Christmas Ornaments Present Boxes

DIY Christmas Ornaments Rolled Paper

This is another DIY project using that you already have at home. You can use wrapping paper or Christmas scrapbook paper and cut stripes to roll up. Cut them into various sizes to create different shapes, Christmas tree shape will be the easiest. Start off with that simple shape and then progress into difficult shapes. You can also use colored construction paper to get the exact color you’re going for.

DIY Christmas Ornaments Rolled Paper

DIY Christmas Ornaments Scrabble Pieces

This is a fun way to help kids improve spelling while creating fun ornaments. Take scrabble pieces and have them spell out various Christmas related words. Create a hole on top of the pieces, or you can glue ribbon to the back of the pieces to link the letters. You can accessorize the ornaments with different decorations glued to the pieces.

DIY Christmas Ornaments Scrabble Pieces

DIY Christmas Ornaments Snowball

Snowballs are a fun part of Christmas and winter, make them into fun ornaments for any tree. Start by taking a small sized balloon, wrap white string dipped in glue around the ballon. If you want a little sparkle add some glitter before drying. Then once the snowball has fully dried, pop the balloon on the inside and hang the ornament on the tree.

DIY Christmas Ornaments Snowball
Our Christmas Pinterest board has infinite ideas for ornaments, decorating, Christmas parties and more. You can find Christmas Ornaments at our website, we’ve got an assortment of ornaments for everyone on your list. Happy Planning!