80+ Simple Homemade Christmas Ornaments

80+ Simple Homemade Christmas Ornaments

There are a variety of free Christmas ornament patterns to choose from!

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70 Simple Homemade Christmas Ornaments

From ornaments that look like candy, to beaded Christmas ornaments to make, to homemade Christmas ornaments that look like Santa and angels, you have an array of 70+ Simple Homemade Christmas Ornaments to choose from!

Learn how to make Christmas ornaments that will help your tree sparkle and shine!

These simple homemade Christmas gifts can also be given as gifts during the holiday season - no matter who you give one to, it's sure to become a keepsake.

Some of Our Favorite Simple Homemade Christmas Ornaments

Buffalo Plaid Ribbon Tree Ornament

Buffalo plaid designs are so popular and trendy for the fall and winter! You will love how easy this tree is to create.

DIY Snowy Lantern Ornament

This easy DIY Snowy Lantern Ornament will shine brightly on your tree!

Felt Mobile Ornaments

This is a quick and really fun project to make that can be done in much less than an hour!

Snowman Wine Cork Ornaments

This is such a fun, easy to make ornament using an item that you probably already have at home! 

DIY Christmas Ornaments with Pom Pom Gnome

If you're a fan of making pom poms, turn them into the cutest gnome ornaments ever!

The Perfect Salt Dough Ornaments Recipe

Discover our favorite salt dough ornaments recipe for making adorable ornaments to hang on your tree. Kids will love decorating these pretend cookies.

Yarn with Knitting Needles Ornament

Have a knitter friend and a small ball of leftover yarn? Make this easy ornament!

Classically Simple Pom Pom Ornaments

All you need to do for this simple project is make a pom pom and add a loop for hanging! It doesn't get much simpler than that!

5-Minute Peppermint Yarn Wreath Ornament

Wrap yarn around a mason jar lid and create a simple wreath you can hang on the tree.

Melting Ice Marble Ornaments Tutorial

Everyone should have this tutorial in their back pocket. Swirl paint inside plastic or glass baubles for a pretty decoration.

Recycled Ornaments

Altoid Small Collage Ornament

Use mini tins from breath mints to make a small collage project! Leftover materials are your best friends with this exciting project.

How to Make Canning Jar Lid Wreaths

Save a canning jar lid and create this quick and easy Christmas craft. Eco-friendly crafts are a great way to save on supplies and help the Earth.

Recycled CD Holiday Ornament

Tired of that CD from the 1990s? Repurpose it as a unique decoration for your tree, and showcase some family photos or cute designs.

Cookie Cutter Ornaments

These adorable crafts involve embellishing cookie cutters with some of your favorite supplies from your stash for an adorable look.

Easy Recycled Christmas Ornament

These will be a hit with your friends and family. Give one as a gifts in person or send it by mail.

Recycled Light bulb Holiday Ornaments

Don't throw away those burnt-out light bulbs just yet. With a little water-based varnish, tissue paper, paint and a ribbon, these eco-friendly ornaments make a great craft idea for Chrismas.

Milk Bottle Cap Ornament

Plastic caps and leftover wrapping paper join to create this super cute tutorial!  You could also fill the bottle caps with pictures of your kids, grandkids or even images of what you want for Christmas!

Easy Photo Christmas Ornaments

Save old Christmas cards and other paper items to create this simple geometric design. Add photos to each side to create a personal keepsake that you can put up year after year. This craft can be made in a flash but looks so intricate.

Angel Ornaments

Easy DIY Christmas Tree Angels

This is an easy angel you can even make with the kids once they're old enough to use hot glue.

A Peaceful Angel Ornament

This paper craft is simply made from cardstock, ribbon and  felt has a cute angel that will bless your Christmas tree this year.

Antique Angel Ornament or Wall Decor

This cheap, vintage-inspired project is made with inexpensive foam painted with a faux rust finish.

Angel Ornament Pattern

Creates a beautiful Christmas angel craft that can be displayed any time of year.

Clay Angel Ornament

Make a polymer clay angel craft and add a unique adornment to your tree!

Dated Angel Ornament

If there's a new addition in the family or you just want to mark a momentous occasion, this is a nice memento to make.

Little Angel

Christmas tree decorations are a fun and easy way to decorate for the holiday.  These crochet angels can be whipped up quickly, so you can create a unique angel for everyone you love.

Coffee Filter Angel Wings

This is an easy and inexpensive Christmas craft using a common household material! Use glitter and ribbon to take something ordinary and make it extraordinary.

Angel DIY Glitter Ornaments

Video Tutorial! Want to make some crazy-easy, last-minute Christmas crafts? Follow the link for an easy-to-follow free crafting video on how to make angels you are sure to adore.

Unique Tampon Angel Christmas Ornament

Some people think this Unique Tampon Angel Christmas Ornament is great, others think it is gross and ridiculous. What do you think?

Beaded Christmas Ornaments

Delicate Snowflake Ornament

Colorful "cocktail" beads and a snowflake wire form make this a simple project that is sure to impress your guests!

Beaded Crystal Ornaments

This craft idea will only take you 15 minutes to make and can be displayed on your Christmas tree.

Red and Gold Glitter Ornament

These are the ones to make if you're looking for some two-toned magic.

Beaded Green Ornament

These would look stunning on a white or silver tree! These beaded beauties would also make great gifts for everyone on your list!

Magical Pipe Cleaner Snowflakes

Add beads to these pipe cleaner crafts for stunning snowflakes.

Petite Box DIY Ornaments

Christmas presents do not just have to fit under the tree. Make them tiny enough to hang from the branches!

Candy Christmas Ornaments

Yummy Cupcake Ornaments

These sweet ornaments are perfect for decorating your Christmas tree.

Hot Cocoa Ornament

For this simple idea, all you need is STYROFOAM Brand Foam, fabric and a clothespin. Warm your tree and save yourself those pesky holiday calories.

Candy Ornaments

These beautiful candy-inspired handmade Christmas ornaments are great for kids to make with their parents.

Delicious Gumdrop Ornament

Leftover materials from this Christmas craft make for a pretty sweet snack!

Easy Cinnamon Christmas Ornaments

If you're already baking Christmas cookies, make a separate batch with glue, and you'll have yummy-smelling decorations for your tree. Just don't mix up the batches and feed your famly the wrong ones!

Gingerbread Ornament

This personalized gingerbread project made from polymer clay is a great craft for kids to make at any age. Parents, help them out, as some of the tools used for this project are sharp.

Cookie Sheet Ornament

These are so great for the baker in your life!  Attach it to a package of homemade cookies for a gift that's sure to please.

Whimsical Christmas Ornament Crafts

Christmas Carol Ornament

Sheet music is the inspirational source for this easy-to-make Christmas craft.

Mirrored Swirl Ornaments

Mirrored paint and jewel-tone colors swirl together in this unique tutorial.

Canning Jar Reindeer

This cheap, personalized project can be made from household items such as a canning jar lid and paint.

Christmas Tree Holiday Domino Necklace or Ornament

This craft idea can also double as a jewelry craft. You can also wear it for New Year's Eve once Christmas is over!

Colorful Holiday Felted Ornaments

Keep the kids entertained during winter break. These colorful felted ornaments are just the thing to keep your holidays merry and bright!

Crochet Heart Ornament

Love the Christmas season? Show it off with this crochet Christmas craft. You can create this quickly and add it to your tree for a fun touch. While you're at it, make a few and give them to family members and friends. This is a great Christmas gift idea for anyone on your list.

Festive Ice Skate Ornaments

Nothing says Christmas quite like hot cocoa, snowmen and, of course, ice skating. If you can't hit the rink this year, make these cute crafts instead. This no-sew project can be created by adults and kids alike. Since it doesn't take long to create each ice skate, you can make a bunch and hang them all on your tree together.

Fuzzy Felt Snowman Ornament

Who doesn't love the look of a snowman during the holiday season? Avoid cold hands and wet boots by creating a snowman Christmas craft that you can hand on your tree. Use scraps of felt to bring this Christmas sewing pattern to life. Give him a name and hang him on your tree - this snowman can be your new holiday companion!

Crochet Mermaid Ornament

This may not be the simplest, but your effort will be well worth it. Having this-one-of-a-kind design on your tree and watch as others smile and swoon.

Gorgeous Vintage Jewelry Ornament

This beautiful project is made with jewelry and pins from mom's old jewelry box. A Styrofoam ball, ribbon, glue, and jewelry are the main materials for this beautiful project.

Gift Card Holder Ornament

If there is someone on your Christmas list that is hard to buy for, you can't go wrong with a gift card. Instead of simply handing over the plastic, make a cute sleeve and hang the present on your tree. It's like giving two gifts in one! If you don't sew, have no fear - this project doesn't require a needle and thread.

Santa Ornaments

Bearded Santa Ornament

This wooden Santa craft uses non-traditional colors for a bright and unique design.

Clothespin Santa and Rudolph

Clothespins and felt are all you need for this frugal tutorial.

Crochet Santa Ornament

This crocheted Christmas pattern is beautiful and impressive. Use heavy metallic braid to crochet a festive Santa.

Santa and Snowman Ornament

These quick and easy DIY crafts can be create with flannel and felt. Create lasting memories of holiday crafting with this project.

Claus Finial Ornament

Use crackle texture on an inexpensive base to create an adorable Christmas couple. These unique Christmas crafts can be passed on to future generations.

Crochet Santa Ornament

Young ones will especially love this crochet project when you've finished it! This craft idea can be made in a few easy steps. Grab your worsted weight yarn and get to work.

Santa Claus Ornament

Made from high lustre yarn and a plastic canvas, this craft will brighten up your tree.

Cute Santa Hat Ornaments

These cute Santa hats make a great addition to trees and gift packages.  Everyone is sure to love them!

Cute Crochet Santa Ornament

Instead of buying a Christmas ornament this year, gather up your yarn and hooks for this Christmas crochet pattern. This adorable craft doesn't take long to make but is sure to leave a lasting impression. Once you've mastered this project, crochet Mrs. Claus and a few elves, too.

More DIY Christmas Ornaments

Knit Mitten Ornaments

Get your needles moving and make a set of miniature mittens. This knitting pattern is sure to become a family heirloom.

Glittered Snowman and Santa Ball Ornaments

Glitter is always in season, but during the holidays, it's especially popular. Make your tree shine with this delightfully easy tutorial. You can't help but smile when you see these sparkly decorations .

Big n' Bold Christmas Ornaments

Make a major statement. You'll want to save these handmade designs for next year, too. Show off your crafty skills and get in the holiday spirit at the same time.

Antique Snowman Ornament

Take a trip back in time with this fun and easy-to-make Christmas craft. This cute craft idea will remind you of holidays spent at your grandma's house.

Let it Snow Christmas Ornaments

Create simple adornments that sparkle and shine on your tree. This project is quick, easy and so fun.

Dollar Store DIY Ornaments

Cheap can be chic! Just take a look at these Christmas crafts for proof.

Heart Felt Ornaments Tutorial

Quick and simple ideas are what you need to decorate a tree. These hearts take just minutes to make but look so intricate.

Precious Memories Glass Photo Ornament

Once you learn how to make Christmas ornaments, you may not bve able to stop. Luckily, you can make these in no time at all.

Frosted Holly Wreath DIY Christmas Ornament

A decorated Christmas tree is the best way to celebrate the season. Add one of these to your tree and watch it sparkle all season long.

Purple Penguin Christmas Ornaments

These purple penguins will make people stop and stare. You won't believe how easy it is to complete this project.

Paper Flower DIY Ornaments

Add festive and flowerful decorations to your tree.

Doodly DIY Ornaments

Get quirky with these whimisical and wacky Christmas crafts to make.

Ombre DIY Ornaments

Opt for trendy ombre hues for your tree with year when you make these DIY painted Christmas crafts.

Leaves and Berries Ornament

Gold swirls and bright red berries made with paint writers create a glittering holiday decoration that you'll love to hang on your tree.  

Glitter Filled Ornaments

Made with floor wax and glitter, these lovely glitter crafts are great for adding some color and style to your Christmas tree.

Owl I Want for Christmas is You Ornament

You'll be smiling when you discover that these are easy to make.

Vintage Snowman Ornament

These cute snowmen would look lovely hanging in the tree or on the mantel.

Glitter Topped Christmas Ornaments

Be sure to add jingle bells and pretty ribbon to the top of your glittery creation for a more regal look.

Neon Homemade Christmas Ornaments

Create these one of a kind brightly painted ornaments, perfect to personalize your tree in any color! Dare to chose new hues!

Felt Mobile Ornaments

Completely transform your space with these colorful felt crafts!

Dollar Store Ornament Wreath

BONUS! Project Made with Ornaments: This is a great and inexpensive way to add some color to your front door.

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My family likes to give ornaments as gifts at Christmas time, but I don't think I've ever made my own before. I will have to try this this year! What a great, personal touch )

Just what I was looking for as inspiration for my kids' crafty Advent activities. I love that some are quick and easy and others are a bit more involved.

I've actually made several of these and labeled them with "Baby's first Christmas" and given them as baby shower gifts. My personal favorite is a candy cane shaped salt dough ornament.

From simple enough to make with the grandchildren to elegant enough for the tree in the living room, others for the tree in the dining room, even some for the hallway tree - wonderful ideas

This will keep me busy for awhile. That box in my closet is going to get a lot of Christmas things added to it. The best part is that they all seem to be easy and inexpensive to make. Those are two of my favorite words since I am retired and live on a fixed income.

Wow! What a great write-up of ideas. I could make all of these all year, at the rate of maybe one a week. I would end up with so many ornaments to give away. I have to save this for later. Does anyone else like to make ornaments all year long?

My favorite ornaments are the personal ones the kids can make. They definitely make for a more unique Christmas tree every year.

So many easy ideas! Can't wait to try them all!

These a href="https//www.pinterest.com/kumar65/christmas-d == ecorations-2014/"christmas decoration/a ideas are all great!! Cant wait to start crafting some of these ) Thanks for sharing !

Need to add to my comment, it. the craft section, 48 Simple Homemade Christmas Ornaments, posted a day or so ago.

I could not get any of these crafts to open to if I would like to make tbem. Many of them sounded wonderful.

Maravilloso, muy til.

I really love all of the ideas in this sites. Thanks for sharing!

Looking for a Cup Cake Crochet Pattern, would love to crochet some for friends.

I love all the different ideas you share... maybe your readers can suggest usages for those brownish prescription pill containers... have sooo many! Any ideas out there

I use mine to store my jewlery findings like jumprings and eyepins. I also store the small beads in them. Did no toothpicks fit in them perfectly.

I have seen the big pill bottles filled with candy or chocolate and new prescriptions added on the bottle for pretend medicine like happy pills or love potions chill pills with peppermint candies They come with made up instructions for taking them The ones I saw were at a church fund raiser and were not very creative Someone creative could make these very entertaining Also I use these for sorting out small items by wrapping tape around them until they can be taped together and still sit up straight without the lids In my medicine box I connect two rows across the box I keep medicine in This acts as a divider in the box and then I put tubes of Neosporin eye drops thermometers things like that in them Works great for inhalers I have also used them in my craft area for paint brushes paint pens things that normallyRead More fall over in a larger container Just put several in a larger container and they sit up straight and you can organize them if you need to Hope this helps

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