Ten Easy DIY Christmas Ornaments

It’s getting close to tree trimming time so the first step may be to make some of your own ornaments to give your tree a unique and personalized look.  There are plenty of creative ways to do that and I came up with a list of ten easy ideas for DIY Christmas ornaments.

Easy DIY Christmas Ornaments:

1.  Vintage Key Song Sheet Ornament tutorial

diy Christmas ornament

I had a collection of vintage keys that I made into ornaments by adhering them to a round wood circle, covered with a songsheet, for a backdrop.  It was a super easy craft and a fun way to use up some of my keys.

2.  Rustic Candy Cane Ornament tutorial

candy cane ornament

A clothes hanger and bark covered wire are pretty much all that you need to make these rustic candy canes to hang from your tree.

3.  Bucket Of Acorns Ornament tutorial

bucket of acorns ornament

A good way to use up an acorn collection is to make up miniature buckets to use as festive ornaments.  A little gold metallic paint to the acorns adds some holiday sparkle.

4.  Mosaic Song Sheet Ornament tutorial

diy songsheet christmas ornament ball

One of my favorite ornaments to make is this mosaic song sheet ornment.  I simply cut up pieces of a vintage song sheet and decoupage them on to a styro-foam ball.

5.  Recycled CD Ornaments

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Recycled cd ornament by Creme de la Craft

Cut pieces of recycled cd’s are used to decorate plain glass ornaments with this easy ornament diy.

6.  Catalog Page Wrapped Balls

diy christmas ornaments
Catalog page wrapped balls by Offbeat and Inspired

I can’t believe that these fun and colorful balls were simply made with catalog pages and foam balls!

7.  Rustic Wooden Nativity Ornament

diy christmas ornament
Rustic wooden nativity ornament by Shaken Together Life

This diy ornament is so simple but so sweet!

8. Coffee Bean Filled Ornaments

diy christmas ornaments
Coffee bean filled ornaments by Newby Art

I love the rustic look of these ornaments filled with coffee beans and burlap.

9.  Yarn Wrapped Ornaments

yarn wrapped ornament
Yarn wrapped ornament by Nimi Design

Simple and chic!

10.  A Variety Of Rustic Chic Ornaments

rustic chic ornaments
Rustic chic ornaments by All Things Hendrick

And finally, here is a great collection of rustic chic ornaments for a beautifully decorated tree.

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  1. These are some great ideas! My favorites are the song page, rustic chic, and magazine page ornaments. At first I thought the magazine pages were scrape fabric. Pinning! Thanks for sharing!

  2. The recycled CD ornament is a very creative tree decoration idea. Very nice.

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