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21 Beaded Ornament Patterns You Can't Beat

By: Dana Byerwalter, Editor,
21 Beaded Ornament Patterns You Cant Beat

The holiday atmosphere always feels more complete with a little sparkle and shine. Whether you prefer to decorate with glittery greenery, light candles in every room, or hang lights inside and outside your home, a lovely glow can do wonders to achieve that Christmas spirit. Beaded Christmas ornaments are a great way to add glitz to your Christmas decorating.

Beads come in so many shapes, sizes, textures, colors, and styles, the possibilities are endless. For instance, you can design an intricate beading project using glass seed beads, or dream up a fun craft for your kids that uses plastic pony beads. No matter what, beaded homemade Christmas ornaments reflect light in subtle and lovely ways. To prove it to you, we've put together this collection of 21 Beaded Ornament Patterns You Can't Beat. Create angels, snowmen, stars, and more with these fabulous beaded ornament crafts. These are not hard projects to complete and they will really bring some added glitz and zing to your Christmas tree.

Snow-Inspired Homemade Christmas Ornaments

These snow-inspired free bead patterns for ornaments mimic the beautiful winter landscape. Beads reflect light just as the snow does, and their stackable nature lends itself to snowman crafts as well. Try making beaded Christmas ornaments that look like icicles, snowflakes, and snowmen to bring a sample of the natural setting into your home. These beautiful patterns add a world of sophistication to your holiday decor. Decorations look so incredibly beautiful when light is shimmering off of them.

Christmas Angel Crafts

Angel crafts are consistently popular with Christmas crafters. With gorgeous wings, a glowing halo, and a serene expression, it's no wonder the angel is a holiday favorite. Learn how to make beaded Christmas ornaments that look like angels with any of these heavenly tutorials. Angels are essential during the holiday season to remind us of the serenity that surrounds us. Someone is out there watching our backs and reminds us that it is important to be an angel for others as well. 

DIY Christmas Wreaths

Grab a circular wire and your favorite beads to make one of these mini DIY Christmas wreaths! From simple yet classic wreaths to complex and stunning ones, these homemade Christmas ornaments look beautiful on your tree.The light shining through them gives a spectacular glow that makes your tree even more breathtaking. They really bring in a sense of the magical holiday season around us.

DIY Star Ornaments

Stars have been popular Christmas decorations for hundreds of years. Stars shine and beads reflect light, so they make a perfect pair. Use these homemade Christmas ornaments to give your tree a soft glow this year. All different types of beaded ornaments bring in a shine and luster to your tree that you could not achieve without them. These projects are not hard and give you a sense of accomplishment once they are finished and hanging on your tree.

Bonus! Homemade Christmas Ornaments

As this collection shows, there are many ways to create free bead patterns for homemade Christmas ornaments. Ornament crafts can be unique or traditional, basic or complex, beautiful or fun. No matter what your style, beaded ornaments are a must for your tree. These different types of bead crafts can impact your ornaments in many different ways. There are so many styles to go with when creating a lasting ornament for the holiday season. Don't be afraid to try several out and pick your favorite crafts for your tree.

What is your go-to bead type for crafting? Tell us in the comments below.

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