Every year our tree is decorated almost entirely with homemade Christmas ornaments. We have those traditional ball ornaments on our tree and lots of lights, but other than that, it’s pretty much all handmade.
Christmas is around the corner, so I thought I’d put together a post of Christmas ornaments that for the the whole family to make.
Ornaments that are both easy and fun to make as well as beautiful on the tree.
Our tradition is to head out to the Christmas tree farm the day after Thanksgiving to choose our Christmas tree. So it’s getting time for us to think about tree decorations and to make a new batch of ornaments.
We keep some year to year and make some new, partly just for the joy of making. It wouldn’t feel like Christmastime if we weren’t making some ornaments.
Some of these are our faves and standbys, some are ones we’d like to try.
25 Homemade Christmas Ornaments the Whole Family can Make
Salt Dough Ornaments (11 different kinds!)
Beaded spirals (on True Aim Education)
Woven cardboard stars (on The Crafty Crow)
Sewing card ornaments (on Mr. Printables)
Yarn-wrapped popsicle stick stars (on Frugal Fun for Boys)
No Cook Cinnamon Ornaments (on Growing a Jeweled Rose)
Clothespin nutcracker ornaments (on Willowday)
Beaded wreath and candy cane ornaments (on Buggy & Buddy)
Borax crystal snowflakes (on Work It Mom)
Birch photo ornaments (on View from the Fridge)
Hand-drawn recycled cardboard star ornaments (on Jennifer Rizzo)
Embossed yarn ornaments (on Babble Dabble Do)
Printable dove and tree ornaments (on Picklebums)
Yarn-wrapped cardboard stars (on Mama Miss)
Origami star ornaments (on Homemade Gifts Made Easy)
Perler bead ornaments (on Housing a Forest)
Button snowflakes (on Red Ted Art)
Felt layer ornaments (on Stumbles & Stitches)
Fabric house ornaments (on belle and burger)
How about you? What are your favorite homemade Christmas ornaments to make with the kids? Any here that you’d like to try?
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