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45 Handmade Christmas Ornament Crafts + 8 New DIY Ornaments

By: Julia Litz, editor of

Punched Tin Christmas OrnamentEasy Christmas crafts don't need to be time consuming just look at our collection, 25 Handmade Christmas Ornament Crafts + 5 New DIY Ornaments. All of these homemade Christmas ornaments can be done in no time, and there are options for many different kinds of crafters. No matter what kind of craft materials you like to work with, there's a handmade Christmas ornament that's perfect for you.




25 Handmade Christmas Ornament Crafts + 5 New DIY Ornaments

Table of Contents

  1. Handmade Christmas Ornament Fabric Crafts

  2. Paper Christmas Ornaments

  3. Free Bead Patterns for Ornaments

  4. Christmas Ornament Crafts for Kids

  5. BONUS: New Handmade Christmas Ornaments


Handmade Christmas Ornament Fabric Crafts

10 Minute Santa OrnamentMini Fabric Tree Christmas OrnamentsNo Sew Quilted Star OrnamentHand Painted Fabric OrnamentsPip's Crocheted Christmas Baubles

Reuse the craft fabric that's already in your drawer to design new handmade Christmas ornaments.

  1. 10 Minute Santa Ornament - Make an adorable Santa crafts in no time.
  2. Christmas Robin Ornament - Sewists will get a challenge out of this Christmas sewing pattern.
  3. Pip's Crocheted Christmas Baubles - Learn how you can make your own version of the classic Christmas bauble.
  4. No Sew Quilted Star Ornament - You'll be surprised at how easy it is to make fabric craft ornaments look intricate.
  5. Fuzzy Fabric Snowman Ornament - Create a fuzzy, little snowman with this homemade Christmas ornament tutorial. 
  6. NEW!! Hand Painted Fabric Ornaments - You can create a little penguin, bird, and Christmas tree with this easy tutorial.  
  7. NEW!! Reindeer Fabric Ornaments - Create one of Santa's beloved, four-legged friends with this homemade Christmas ornament. 
  8. NEW!! Mini Fabric Tree Christmas Ornaments - Your tree will look fabulous with some of these fun patterned trees.  
  9. NEW!! Fabric Ball Ornaments - Simple and sweet, these ball ornaments are the perfect way to reuse scrap fabric. 


Paper Christmas Ornaments

Elegant Origami Paper Star3D Paper Ball OrnamentsMusic Sheet Christmas OrnamentsEasy Paper Ice Cream OrnamentsPaper Lantern Ornaments

Who knew you could create so many beautiful things out of paper? Paper ornaments are a great way to jazz up your Christmas tree. From origami to three dimensional works, there are plenty of DIY paper crafts to create these gorgeous ornaments. Grab some fun paper and start creating these fun homemade Christmas ornaments today! 

  1. Elegant Origami Paper Star - You'll want to hang these paper Christmas ornaments all over your house.
  2. 3D Paper Ball Ornaments - These are colorful, shatterproof alternatives to glass ornaments.
  3. Music Sheet Christmas Ornaments - Be thrifty and use old sheet music as a special, classic looking ornament.
  4. Easy Paper Ice Cream Ornaments - Add a touch of summer to your Christmas tree with these delicious ice cream ornaments.
  5. Paper Lantern Ornaments - Any paper crafter will find this project to be fun even after Christmas is over.
  6. NEW!! Vintage Music Paper Ornament - This is one of easiest homemade Christmas Ornaments around.
  7. NEW!! Easiest Paper Angel Ornament - Have this easy angel look over your Christmas tree this year. 
  8. NEW!! Patterned Paper Tree Christmas Ornament - In just a few minutes you'll have this fun and simple ornament to hang all around your house.   


Free Bead Patterns for Ornaments

Victorian Beaded Christmas Tree OrnamentBeaded CD OrnamentWhite Pearl Christmas OrnamentBeaded Wire Star OrnamentsBeaded Christmas Tree Star

Dazzling beaded ornaments are the perfect way to add a bit of sparkle to your Christmas tree. We've got plenty to choose from, too! From fun beaded crafts you can do with the kids, to upcylcling things you have around your house, there's plenty to go around. Try creating some of these handmade Christmas ornaments to twinkle against your Christmas lights. 

  1. Colorful Beaded Ornaments - The whole family can help make these craft star Christmas ornaments.
  2. Beaded CD Ornament - Reuse an old CD to make something sparkly and new! 
  3. Beaded Wire Star Ornaments - You can make these handmade Christmas ornaments with the kids without making a mess.
  4. Beaded Christmas Tree Loop Ornament - This is a simple and elegant way to decorate your tree.
  5. Beaded Christmas Star Ornament - Any bead lover will want to try making this more detailed beaded ornament.
  6. NEW!! Victorian Beaded Christmas Tree Ornament - This stunning DIY ornament will make your tree sparkle. 
  7. NEW!! White Pearl Christmas Ornament - This simple ornament is budget-friendly and absolutely gorgeous. 
  8. NEW!! Beaded Snowman Strand - Create a few fun snowmen for your Christmas tree this year. It's fun the whole family will enjoy! 
  9. NEW!! Beaded Angel Ornament - You can create these beautiful little angels for your tree or to give as a gift. 


Christmas Craft Ornaments for Kids

Christmas Letters to Santa OrnamentPinecone Snowman OrnamentHomemade Embossed Aluminum OrnamentsBest Bottle Cap Snowmen OrnamentsHershey's Kiss Mouse Ornament

Handmade Christmas ornaments made by your children are always some of the most precious. They create a memory, as well as a beautiful decoration. Teach your kids how to make an ornament from one of these tutorials. They're the perfect way to have a little bit of family fun, and get everyone in the Christmas spirit. 

  1. Christmas Letters to Santa Ornament - Give them a new way to send their messages to Santa this with darling DIY ornament. 
  2. Beaded Candy Canes - This is a simple project for older kids who want to learn to work with beads.
  3. Pinecone Snowman Ornament - Encourage their imagination with a nature-inspired snowman craft.
  4. Homemade Embossed Aluminum Ornaments - Artistic kids will absolutely love this fun ornament. 
  5. Merry Stitches Ornaments - Great practice for future sewists.
  6. NEW!! Handmade Cinnamon Ornaments - Get your ovens ready to bake some of these wonderful cinnamon ornaments with your kids. 
  7. NEW!! Craft Stick Star Ornaments - Using popsicle sticks and beads, this craft is perfect for your elementary school kids. 
  8. NEW!! Hershey's Kiss Mouse Ornaments - Get creative with these adorable mouse ornaments. These sweet ornaments will serve as fun treats as well. 
  9. NEW!! Best Bottle Cap Snowmen - Recycle some old bottle caps to help your kids bring Frosty The Snowman to life! 


BONUS: New Handmade Christmas Ornaments

Positively Peppermint Baker's Twine OrnamentLittle Christmas Sweaters Decorative Scrapbook Paper Tree OrnamentSweet Burlap Heart OrnamentButton Initial Ornament

If you like all our other DIY ornaments, then you'll probably love a few more. Check out these great homemade Christmas ornaments: 

  1. Painted Initial Ornament
  2. Knitted Candy Cane Ornament
  3. Decorative Scrapbook Paper Tree Ornament
  4. Button Initial Ornament
  5. Cinnamon and Glue Ornaments
  6. Hand Knit Ball Ornaments
  7. Positively Peppermint Baker's Twine Ball Ornament
  8. Recycled Twist Wrap Ball Ornaments
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