DIY christmas ornaments

10 Stunning DIY Christmas Ornaments for Your Home

Christmas is right around the corner, which means your tree will be standing tall soon.  Spruce it up this year with these stunning DIY Christmas ornaments, and you (and your tree) will be all aglow with the Christmas spirit.

 1. Glitter Pear

DIY christmas ornaments glitter pears

Image Via: A Pumpkin Princess

This lovely pear had humble beginnings as a dollar-bin ornament at a craft store. With a little paint,  a pile of glitter, and some hot glue, you, too, can transform a lowly fruit into this elegant piece of eye candy.

 2. Personalized Wire Ornaments

DIY christmas ornaments wire name ornament

Image Via: Crafts Unleashed 

These DIY Christmas ornaments are as versatile as they are stylish. Personalize them with your family’s names to hang on the tree, or use them as unique gift tags, or even placeholders at your next Christmas bash.

 3. Chalk Paint Ornaments

DIY christmas ornaments chalk paint

Image Via:  Made in a Day

Have any old ornaments hanging around (maybe since your childhood) that you wouldn’t dare hang on your tree anymore? Consider painting them with chalk paint for an updated, shabby-chic look.

 4. Poinsettias

DIY christmas ornaments poinsetta

Image Via: The Crafty Crow

Can you believe that these beautiful poinsettias started out as toilet paper tubes? Plus, there are no fancy supplies needed to make these ornaments, just common everyday items around the house (like coffee filters).  Which probably means this is one DIY Christmas ornament you can handle doing with your kids if you dare.

 5. Burlap Stamped Ornaments

DIY christmas ornaments burlap ornaments

Image Via: Bliss Bloom Blog

Looking for a little less glitz and a little more rustic charm this Christmas? Look no further than Bliss Bloom Blog’s tutorial for stamped burlap ornaments.

These simple ornaments are modern with a twist of country-chic.

 6. Etched Birch Ornaments

DIY christmas ornaments etched birch

Image Via: Design Mom

Speaking of rustic charm, these cut outs from birch branches will fulfill your every DIY desire and leave you with a uniquely etched bauble for your Christmas tree.

7. Seashell and Sand Ornaments


DIY christmas ornaments seashells and sand ornament

Image Via: The Ornament Girl

Still dreaming of summer temps in December? This seashell and sand ornament won’t make it any warmer where you are, but it will remind you of lazy days lounging on white sandy beaches.

Plus, you can use actual sand and seashells you’ve collected from your beach trips to immortalize summer forever on your Christmas tree.

8. Letterpress Salt Dough Ornaments

DIY christmas ornaments salt dough

Image Via: DIY Network

Need a DIY Christmas tradition that you can do with the whole family without sacrificing elegance?

These ornaments are almost like making cookies (except you can’t eat ‘em) mixed with the fun of crafting with paint and glitter.

Monogram each ornament with the first letter of each person in your family or give them as personalized gifts to teacher, neighbors, or coworkers.

 9. Wood Veneer Globes

DIY christmas ornaments wood veneer ornament

Image Via: DIY Network

For the Christmas minimalist (is that phrase even allowed?!), we love these simple globes with a modern edge.

Bonus: With only 3 materials and 2 tools needed to create them, your (minimalist) budget will thank you.

 10. Yarn Wreaths

DIY christmas ornaments wreath ornaments

Image Via: Christopherandtia

These cute, little wreaths had us swooning at hello. The bright, colorful yarn…the tiny styrofoam wreaths–we’re feeling full of the Christmas spirit just looking at them.

Julie Davis

Julie Davis

Julie Davis is a city girl, exiled to the mountains of North Carolina. Since she’s a wannabe foodie, she thinks Asheville is absolutely the best place to live. When she’s not corralling 4 children, she blogs, experiments with photography, pretends she’s a runner, and is a self-professed Instagram junkie. Be sure to follow Julie on Instagram.

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