13 Stunning DIY Ornament Ideas

DIY Clothespin People Ornament 

Deck your halls with the merriest group of carolers. Brittany Watson Jepsen of The House That Lars Built shows how to transform old-fashioned clothespins into a cheery crew with some paint and ribbon

DIY Mosaic Keepsake Ornament

Give your vacation seashells new life when you bake them into clay. Almost Makes Perfect blogger Molly Madfis took inspiration from her son’s treasures that he collected over the years

DIY Retro Diorama Ornament

Journey back to Christmases of yore, specifically the 1950s, with Pam Kessler’s diorama ornaments

DIY Pom-Pom Ornament

Add a playful visual punch to your tree with Allison Murray’s delightful multicolored pom-pom ornaments on her Dream a Little More blog

DIY Faux Cookie Ornament

Have snacks handy when you embark on this project because Murray’s ornaments look good enough to eat

DIY Gilded Toy Ornament

Thrift stores are a treasure trove for ornament supplies. I transformed these figurines into gilded trinkets with spray paint and used screw hooks to turn them into ornaments

DIY Beaded Star Ornament

With a little bit of jewelry wire and beads that fit your holiday aesthetic, you can easily create Brittni Mehlhoff’s hanging stars

DIY 3D Paper Ball Ornament

If you’re looking for a bauble you can complete without a trip to the craft store, try Mehlhoff’s paper balls

DIY Silhouette Ornament

Silhouettes have an inherently sentimental quality. Sara Albers and Melissa Fenlon of the Alice & Lois blog walk you through capturing your family’s likeness in this classic style

DIY Decoupage Ornament

Decorative paper napkins might not be great at drying spills, but they are perfect for crafting. DIY Beautify’s Cindy Long decoupaged these gorgeous

DIY Thrifted Frame Ornament

Miniature picture frames are another quintessential thrift store find. Insert your favorite photos from the year and hang them with a decorative ribbon to beautifully display your cherished memories

DIY Milestone Momento Ornament

So much thought and design goes into your paper announcements. Relive the special events each Christmas with a milestone ornament

DIY Housewarming Ornament

Speaking of milestones, celebrate a new home with easy house- and key-shaped ornaments I detailed in my ctrl+curate blog

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