12 Awesome DIY Christmas Ornaments

The Christmas season is officially upon us.  If you haven’t had a chance to decorate your tree yet, today we’ve got a round-up of 12 amazing DIY Christmas ornaments.

handmade christmas ornaments via SNAP

Christmas is all about family.  So what better way to decorate your tree than with family photos?  Check out these cute DIY glittered family photo ornaments that No. 2 Pencil shared on Tatertots and Jello.

family frame DIY christmas ornaments via no 2 pencil

Natural textures make a great addition to any tree.  These cute little burlap birds from Posed Perfection would certainly do the trick!

DIY burlap christmas ornaments via posed perfection

Chalkboard art is all the rage, so why not add it to your tree as well?  Check out these adorable chalkboard art ornaments from Clean & Scentsible.

DIY chalkboard christmas ornaments via clean & scenstible

Try commemorating a family trip by decoupaging a map on an ornament.  A Diamond in the Stuff shows you how.

DIY travel christmas ornaments via diamond in the stuff

Family Home and Life shares another way to personalize ornaments.  Try making them out of your favorite scripture passages. 

DIY religious christmas ornaments via family home and life

And here’s a sweet way to commemorate baby’s first Christmas by Making Homebase.   Baby’s handprint on a glass ornament with pieces of her birth announcement inside.

DIY baby's first christmas ornament via making home base

This felt pinecone ornament is simply adorable.  Find out how to make it at Love Grows Wild.

DIY felt pinecone christmas ornament via love grows wild

These no-mess DIY glitter ornaments from HomeMade Modern  look tempting to try as well.

DIY glitter christmas ornaments

I adore these book page ornaments. So pretty!

DIY book page Chrismtas ornament via SNAP

I have a thing for pears and glitter, so this German glass glittered pear from A Pumpkin and a Princess is a favorite!


Learn how to create a snow capped ornament at A Night Owl.

Snow capped christmas ornament via A Night Owl

And finally, we just couldn’t pass up this pinecone gnome.  It’s so funny! Check out how to make one for yourself at Love Grows Wild.

diy pinecone christmas ornament

Hopefully you’ve found enough inspiration with these cute ornaments to get that three DIY decorated!


  1. I’m so excited that you liked two of my ornaments!! Thanks so much for featuring them… you’ve made my day : )

    Love Always,
    Love Grows Wild

  2. Thanks so much for featuring my birth announcement ornament, Tauni! I’m thrilled! There are so many gorgeous ornaments in this group!

  3. Love all these ideas!! The scripture ornament is such a fabulous idea!

  4. Thx so much for featuring my glittered bulbs!!

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