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Homemade Christmas Ornaments

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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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November 29, 20161 found this helpful

Making 3D Paper Star Christmas Ornaments

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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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November 28, 20161 found this helpful

Making a Spool Reindeer

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

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January 11, 20170 found this helpful

3D Paper Ball 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.

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December 6, 20160 found this helpful

Fabric Christmas Tree Ornament

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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.

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November 30, 20160 found this helpful

Snowman spool ornament.

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November 28, 20160 found this helpful

Tassel Angel Ornament

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

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November 28, 20160 found this helpful

Making a Scrabble Tile Christmas Ornament

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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.

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November 27, 20160 found this helpful

Making Paper Christmas Lightbulb Ornaments

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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.

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October 24, 20160 found this helpful

An ornament of a Christmas Dog

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

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October 24, 20160 found this helpful

Glitter ornament.

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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.

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October 19, 20160 found this helpful

Making a Popsicle Stick Wooden Sled Ornament

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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.

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November 28, 20112 found this helpful

Making Felt Christmas Ornaments

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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.

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January 20, 20160 found this helpful

three ornaments

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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.

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July 8, 20140 found this helpful

Three ornaments made from cinnamon and applesauce.

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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.

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December 27, 20120 found this helpful

Pom Pom Christmas Tree Ornaments

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

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November 19, 2009

White ice skate ornamant.

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

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December 2, 2013

Finished snowmen.

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

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August 31, 2007

Glass ornaments with paint on the inside.

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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.

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July 3, 2009

Gold Rose Ornament

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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.

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December 16, 2009

finished ornament

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

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November 21, 2012

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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September 10, 2007

Christmas decorated curtain rings

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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.

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December 11, 2009

lace covered Styrofoam ball

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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.

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October 19, 20160 found this helpful

Santa holding a red ornament.

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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.

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December 6, 2007

Jingle Bell Ornament

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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.

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December 12, 2007

Snow filled glass ornaments with snowflake stickers.

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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.

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December 19, 2012

Ribbon hanger attached.

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These darling ornaments are easy for children to make and can also be used for last minute gift ideas or for Christmas tags. They are inexpensive and quick and easy to make. I had most of the supplies on hand.

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December 10, 2007

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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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December 29, 2010

Bead Ornament

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To make this bead ornament, all you need are strings of beads from the Dollar store, bits of ribbon, and a tiny rose or holly sprig. Let your imagination flow.

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July 3, 2008

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 9, 2008

Quick, easy, and fun for children to make.

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December 13, 20102 found this helpful

You will need a number of metal (or other heat-safe) cookie cutters for this recipe. It yields 12-16 small (around 2 inch) shapes, or 8-12 large ornaments. The exact yield will depend on the size of your cookie cutters.

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December 14, 2007

juice can drum ornament

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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

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December 9, 2005

Pieced heart shaped ornaments decorated with buttons.

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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.

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November 17, 20050 found this helpful

Molly's First Christmas Ornament

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About 30 years ago I needed to make some items for our school PTA fundraiser. I bought some wooden curtain rings and some little angels at a craft store and glued the angels into the rings.

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November 14, 20150 found this helpful

Pretzel Christmas Ornament

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This is a guide about making a pretzel christmas ornament. Ornaments that are also a fun craft are sometimes the best ornaments on the Christmas tree.

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December 17, 20100 found this helpful

Book Pocket Ornament

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I am a library director and we no longer use book pockets, but I notice scrapbooking companies sell them and people use them for photos, mementos, etc. I have used this idea for a versatile, quick ornament that most any age group would enjoy.

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December 21, 2009

Photo of someone making an ornament.

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Decorating a Christmas tree is a fun event that can involve the entire family. By creating homemade decorations, it can involve the family even more. A night spent making ornaments could be the moment when an heirloom is created, or at least a family memory.

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