Homemade Christmas Ornaments

Adding shiny store bought ornaments to your Christmas tree makes it look great. However, some of the most cherished ornaments you will have are the ones you and you family make. This is a guide about homemade Christmas ornaments.
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This is a guide about 3D paper ball ornaments. Easy hanging decorations for Christmas can be fashioned with colorful paper and ribbon.

3D Paper Ball Ornaments

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November 29, 2016 Flag

This guide is about making 3D paper star Christmas ornaments. Recycle gift wrap or other paper to make a folded paper decoration for your holiday tree.

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Making 3D Paper Star Christmas Ornaments

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December 6, 2016 Flag

This is a guide about making fabric Christmas tree ornaments. Crafting fun and easy Christmas tree ornaments from fabric is a great craft for kids and adults alike.

Fabric Christmas Tree Ornament

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November 30, 2016 Flag
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November 28, 2016 Flag

This is a guide about making a spool reindeer. Thread spools can be used to make many craft projects.

Making a Spool Reindeer

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November 28, 2016 Flag

This is a guide about making a tassel angel ornament. Decorative tassels lend themselves to creating beautiful angel Christmas ornaments.

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Tassel Angel Ornament

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November 28, 2016 Flag

This is a guide about making a Scrabble tile Christmas ornament. Tiles from old Scrabble games are great for making various crafts, from jewelry to Christmas ornaments.

Making a Scrabble Tile Christmas Ornament

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November 27, 2016 Flag

This is a guide about making paper Christmas lightbulb ornaments. The kids will enjoy making these cute paper Christmas lights to use as ornaments or a garland.

Making Paper Christmas Lightbulb Ornaments

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October 24, 2016 Flag

This is a guide about making Christmas dog ornaments. This cute dog ornament would be fun to make with your children or grandchildren.

An ornament of a Christmas Dog

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October 24, 2016 Flag

This is a guide about making a gold glitter ball ornament. A glittery gold ball ornament is not only easy to make, but will definitely add sparkle to your tree.

Glitter ornament.

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October 19, 2016 Flag

This is a guide about making a Popsicle stick wooden sled ornament. Popsicle sticks are excellent craft supplies to have on hand for you and the kids to use for making cute ornaments.

Making a Popsicle Stick Wooden Sled Ornament

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January 20, 2016 Flag

This is a guide about tree trunk ornaments. An inexpensive way to make unique decorations for your Christmas tree is with slices of a tree trunk.

three ornaments

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November 28, 2011 Flag

This is a guide about making felt Christmas ornaments. Felt has been used for years to make holiday decorations. These can be simple kids crafts or beautifully crafted ornaments to be treasured for generations.

Making Felt Christmas Ornaments

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July 8, 2014 Flag

This is a guide about making cinnamon applesauce Christmas ornaments. Your whole house will smell of apples and cinnamon when you make these baked dough ornaments.

Three ornaments made from cinnamon and applesauce.

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December 27, 2012 Flag

This is a guide about pom pom Christmas tree ornaments. Here is a new ornament to add to your collection of homemade ornaments.

Pom Pom Christmas Tree Ornaments

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November 19, 2009 Flag

White felt figure skate tree ornament. Cut out two pieces of felt using the pattern shown.

White ice skate ornamant.

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December 2, 2013 Flag

Everytime I drank one of the Dannon Drinkable yogurts this year I thought the bottles were shaped like little snowmen.

Finished snowmen.

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August 31, 2007 Flag

These beautiful ornaments would make a lovely addition to any holiday tree. You can make them to keep or give away. You have to make them in stages, over the course of a few days only because the paint is on the inside and needs time to dry completely.

Glass ornaments with paint on the inside.

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October 19, 2016 Flag

This is a guide about making a Santa ornament. There are so many ways to make cute Santa ornaments to decorate your tree and home.

Santa holding a red ornament.

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September 10, 2007 Flag

An old curtain ring made into a Christmas decor. First I washed them then let them dry (alternatively painted them) then sketch a design on it with glue and sprinkled with glittering dusts.

Christmas decorated curtain rings

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July 3, 2009 Flag

This charming, round Christmas ornament is fun and easy to make yourself. It comes out as a fancy golden rose ball with a traditional bow.

Gold Rose Ornament

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November 21, 2012 Flag

I was making ornaments out of air-dry clay, and putting the date on them with markers, when I had an idea I thought I would try.

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December 12, 2007 Flag

These are so easy to make and look so elegant. All you do is remove the lid from each ball ornament and fill each ornament about 1/2 way to 1/3 way with the artificial snow.

Snow filled glass ornaments with snowflake stickers.

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December 16, 2009 Flag

Combine a computer printout of a wreath and the youngsters and you will make a family keepsake in no time.

finished ornament

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December 10, 2007 Flag

When I was a kid, I always wanted a themed Christmas tree like you see in stores or in the movies. We had the kind of tree with mismatched ornaments that had been handed down or picked up secondhand. No one can really afford to have all their ornaments match, right?

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July 3, 2008 Flag

I live at the beach and constantly pick up interesting shells and rocks. I have been wanting to use them in an interesting craft and decided I would start looking for very tiny shells and very tiny rocks.

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December 11, 2009 Flag

Make lace ornaments for your own tree or give as gifts to others. Since you have to wait for the glue to dry between layers, it's best to make several ornaments at the same time.

lace covered Styrofoam ball

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December 9, 2008 Flag

Quick, easy, and fun for children to make.

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December 14, 2007 Flag

Little drum is made from frozen juice can, ribbon, toothpicks and cord. Cut can in two about an inch and a half from one end, or as deep as the ribbon is wide

juice can drum ornament

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December 6, 2007 Flag

Take the wire and cut the length you want for however big you want the wreath. String the bells on until you get to end of wire.

Jingle Bell Ornament

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December 9, 2005 Flag

Take old scraps of quilting if you have some or your favorite fabrics and cut out a few hearts and sew up leaving a small place to stuff them and then whip stitch them shut. Then hot glue green and red antique or old buttons on them for extra charm.

Pieced heart shaped ornaments decorated with buttons.

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