Most people don’t have time for long projects. These easy homemade Christmas ornaments go together quickly and look great.
Youngsters can help make many of these tree decorations, and they will love making their own homemade Christmas ornaments.
Make a family time to create some of these homemade decorations together.
Light Bulb Santa
You will just need paint and the light bulb for Santa. Try the textured paint for his hair and beard. Use a white pom pom on top of his hat.
Glass Ball Santa
This easy Santa can be made with a glass or plastic ball and white loopy chenille.
Snowmen and Snowflakes
Jingle Bell Snowman
You will need a craft foam marshmallow and a jingle bell for this cheery guy.
Cute Snowman and Reindeer Ornaments
Roll small pieces of felt to make these cute reindeer ornaments, and decorate with scraps. Hats are tips cut from the fingers of gloves.
This snowmanneeds white clay and fun foam to be super cute! Kids will like making the snowballs for his head and body.
All this snowman needs is some craft foam scraps and two foam marshmallow shapes. Wires make his arms. You could use fleece scraps to make him a hat and scarf.
Two very cute, quick to stitch felt snowmen.
Use snowflake cookie cutters to cut shapes in honeycomb wax.
Christmas Bell Ornaments
A bell snowman or elf that could easily become ornaments.
Jingle Bell Buns
These unusual German Christmas ornaments will need small bells, round doll heads and candle cups. A little paint, and you are finished.
Jingle Bell Wreath Ornament
Find colored bells to string on wire for this jingle bell wreath.
Wrap twine around a lightbulb to get a twine bell shape. Add a jingle bell clapper.
Cute, Cute Walnut Christmas Mice
Make these darling mouse ornaments from nut shells and felt scraps. (Not for those with nut allergies!)
Angel Cat Pompoms
Fluffy pompom angel kittens will make everyone smile. They require lots of pompoms and a bit of ribbon for the wings.
Frog Christmas Ornament
You will need a glass or plastic ball, some glittery pipe cleaners and glitter pompoms to complete this cute frog.
Great ornament for a golfer, this uses a golf ball, pompoms, and craft scraps. Easy and quick to make.
Artwork Butterfly Ornaments
Make these wonderful artwork butterfly ornaments using your kids’ artwork. Paint and glitter the clothespin before adding.
Grandparents and aunts will love these!
These reindeer and snowman, made from C7 Christmas bulbs and pipe cleaners, could easily be made into ornaments instead of pins.
Other Homemade Christmas Ornaments
Ornaments from Kid’s Art
Making ornaments from kid’s art is a clever way to preserve your kid’s art, and to share it with family. You need white cotton fabric, stuffing and ribbon or string. Cute idea.
Antique Music Rosette
Use a page from an old music book and a scrapbook embellishment to make this quick antique music rosette ornament.
Paper Clay Ornaments
Use paper scraps to make this paper pulp to use for paper clay ornaments.
Ribbon Spool Wreath Ornament
Who would think a ribbon spool could look so pretty! Use paper strips, ribbon, buttons, and other pretty embellishments to make a ribbon spool wreath ornament.
Cute Button Ornaments
Get out your button box or buy a bag of mixed clolored buttons to make these cute button ornaments.
Felt ornaments stitched from fabric and felt scraps.
Figgy Pudding Ornaments
These nice vintage ornaments are made with ball shaped boxes – just painted and glittered.
Use small wooden boxes, ribbon and glue to make drum ornaments.
Dress Up An Ornament
To dress up an ornament, thread a short piece of wide ribbon thru the ornament hanger to look like a bow. Nice effect.
Pour Future floor finish into a clear glass ball. Dump the excess back into the bottle and add glitter to the ball for these glittery balls.
Glass Ball Christmas Ornaments
Lots of ideas for different things to fill Christmas glass balls with.
Enjoy creating these homemade Christmas ornaments.