30+ Homemade Christmas Ornaments {To DIY This Holiday Season}

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Create Christmas 2018 is here, and today I’m sharing 30+ Homemade Christmas Ornaments that you can DIY this Holiday Season!

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30+ Homemade Christmas Ornaments that you can DIY this Holiday Season! From classic homemade Christmas decorations like gingerbread, pomanders, and dried fruit; to more unusual ornaments made from bottle caps, wine corks, and tea lights; plus so many in between, including upcycling old decorations, I'm sure there will be something on this list you will want to try out![social_warfare]

Homemade Christmas Ornaments

Give your Christmas tree a personal touch with these homemade Christmas ornaments! 

I have rounded up a variety of wonderful ornaments that you can DIY at home. Some you can make with the kids – and some are more suited to teens and adults.

From classic homemade Christmas decorations like gingerbread, pomanders, and dried fruit; to more unusual ornaments made from bottle caps, wine corks, and tea lights; plus so many in between, including upcycling old decorations, I’m sure there will be something on this list you will want to try out!

Create Christmas was born in 2012, and is now in its 7th year! I share as many festive ideas as I can – my vision for this blog is to think up the ideas so that you don’t have to!

You can read more from Create Christmas 2018 here.

Christmas Crafts

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As with all of my roundups, there are ideas from my blog as well as from lots of fab blogs from around the world. I have made all of links to these homemade Christmas ornaments open in a new window so that you don’t lose your place on the list. Have fun!

30+ Homemade Christmas Ornaments that you can DIY this Holiday Season! From classic homemade Christmas decorations like gingerbread, pomanders, and dried fruit; to more unusual ornaments made from bottle caps, wine corks, and tea lights; plus so many in between, including upcycling old decorations, I'm sure there will be something on this list you will want to try out!

It’s never too late (or too early!) to craft for Christmas, and several of these homemade Christmas ornaments can be made using items you may already have around the house! 

  1. Easy No-Sew Felt Christmas Ornament Penguin + Free Printable Pattern – The Purple Pumpkin Blog
  2. Gingerbread Christmas Tree Decorations – The Purple Pumpkin Blog
  3. Button Christmas Tree Ornament – The Purple Pumpkin Blog
  4. Homemade DIY Christmas Baubles – The Purple Pumpkin Blog
  5. Dried Fruit Christmas Tree Decorations – The Purple Pumpkin Blog

30+ Homemade Christmas Ornaments that you can DIY this Holiday Season!

  1. Easy Burlap Angel Ornament – Gym, Craft, Laundry
  2. Easy Decoupage Santa’s Sleigh Map Ornament – Gym, Craft, Laundry
  3. Bottle Cap Snowmen – Turning The Clock Back
  4. How to Make Dried Fruit Ornaments – Hearth & Vine
  5. DIY Leopard Print Ornaments – Amber Oliver

30+ Homemade Christmas Ornaments that you can DIY this Holiday Season!

  1. Scandinavian Tomte Christmas Elf Ornament – Tikkido
  2. DIY Chalkboard Ornament – Hello Nature Blog
  3. Easy Glitter Ornament – Hello Nature Blog
  4. Easy Quilt Christmas Ornament Tutorial (No Actual Sewing or Quilting Required!) – Tikkido
  5. Handmade Christmas Ornaments with Mason Jar Lids – Suburbia Unwrapped
  6. Family Time Capsule Ornament – The Chaos and The Clutter

30+ Homemade Christmas Ornaments that you can DIY this Holiday Season!

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  1. Snowman Tealight Ornaments – Splendry
  2. Button and Felt DIY Christmas Ornaments – Cutesy Crafts
  3. Hot Chocolate Ornament – Pretty My Party
  4. DIY Map Ornaments – Splendry
  5. DIY Craft Stick Snow Ski Ornament – Arts & Crackers

30+ Homemade Christmas Ornaments that you can DIY this Holiday Season!

  1. Homemade Cinnamon Ornaments – Strength & Sunshine
  2. Champagne & Wine Cork Christmas Tree Ornaments – Organized 31
  3. Personalized Christmas Tree Ornaments – Organized 31
  4. Fragrant and Festive Pomander – Pink Fortitude
  5. Sewing Christmas Ornaments With Canvas – Sustain My Craft Habit
  6. No Mess Handmade Glitter Ornaments – Marty’s Musings

Have you seen my cute Christmas Colouring Book in The Shop? It’s a 15 page booklet that you can print at home as many times as you like!

The cost is just £2.50 (available worldwide, PayPal will convert your local currency) and will keep the kids busy while they wait for Santa!


30+ Homemade Christmas Ornaments that you can DIY this Holiday Season!

  1. Miniature Gingerbread Baking Christmas Ornament – Tikkido
  2. Pineapple Air Plant Ornament – Swoodson Says
  3. Unicorn Ornaments – Swoodson Says
  4. Felt Poinsettia Christmas Ornament – Cutesy Crafts
  5. Felt Ice Skate Ornament – Swoodson Says
  6. Felt Christmas Tree – Sugar, Spice & Glitter

Want more festive craft ideas? There are lots on my Christmas Crafts Board on Pinterest!

Christmas Crafts Board on Pinterest
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30+ Homemade Christmas Ornaments that you can DIY this Holiday Season! From classic homemade Christmas decorations like gingerbread, pomanders, and dried fruit; to more unusual ornaments made from bottle caps, wine corks, and tea lights; plus so many in between, including upcycling old decorations, I'm sure there will be something on this list you will want to try out!


Create Christmas is a celebration of everything Christmas (and New Years, and Winter!). Filled with free printables, crafts, recipes, and more – now in its 7th year!

Find all of this years posts and read all about Create Christmas 2018 here.

You can check out Create Christmas from 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012 for tons more Christmas ideas and inspiration!

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Create Christmas - A Series Of Christmas Ideas & Inspiration including festive recipes, crafts, printables and more!

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