DIY Photo Ornament Tutorial


DIY Photo Ornament Tutorial

If you're looking for photo ornament ideas, try this easy Christmas craft.

DIY Photo Ornament Tutorial
DIY Photo Ornament Tutorial

If you're always on the lookout for more photo ornament ideas for the tree, try out the DIY Photo Ornament Tutorial. This video tutorial will teach you how to make a beautiful photo ornament resembling a dressed up Polaroid picture. The sparkly red frame with hearts cut out is a lovely touch and could even be used in Valentine's Day decor, too! This is an easy Christmas craft that you can make with your kids. Layer up all your elements and you'll have a brand new DIY Christmas ornament for the tree in no time.

Estimated CostUnder $10

Time to CompleteIn an evening

MaterialsPaper, Wood

Primary TechniqueGeneral Crafts



Project TypeMake a Project

Materials List

  • Small rectangular wood piece – with small hole for the string
  • Die cut wooden frame
  • White and red acrylic craft paint
  • Nuvo red sparkle dust
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Foam brushes
  • Baker’s twine
  • Photos


  1. Paint the wood base in white on both sides and let it dry.

  2. Paint the frame red and allow it to dry.

  3. Trim photo to fit.

  4. Apply glue to the red frame and cover in glitter, then allow it to dry.

  5. Adhere the image to the white base and then adhere the frame over the image.

  6. Cut baker’s twine and tie it through the hole in the ornament and it is ready for the tree.

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