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84 Do-It-Yourself Ornaments You Can Make Before Christmas

A mega roundup of DIY ornaments for your Christmas tree, whatever the theme may be!

Can you believe it? Christmas is next week already! The holiday season always seems to whizz right by, doesn't it? If you're feeling like you've missed out on the festivities, don't fret - there's still enough time to make some last-minute baubles and bits. We've rounded up a few (well, not a few - 84 to be exact!) of our favorite DIY Christmas ornaments that you can definitely get finished this weekend, and enjoy for Christmases yet to come.        

We've separated these DIY Christmas ornaments by theme, so there's sure to be a project for every taste and style. Keep scrolling!

What style of DIY Christmas ornaments are you using on your tree this year? Let us know in the comments!

TABLE OF CONTENTS


CLASSIC

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Photo transfer
Source: Maiden Mag

1. Try this effective photo transfer technique for a personalized ornament.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Tiny car carrying a tree
Source: This Heart of Mine

2. Cute little car and a tree? Easy enough.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Gingerbread
Source: Creative Me Inspired You

3. A classic to try: gingerbread dough ornaments!

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Baking soda dough
Source: My Pinterventures

4. Or try this alternative baking soda dough for a fluffier look.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Porcelain-look wreath
Source: Woman's Day

5. A cute porcelain-looking wreath works as both an ornament and a gift-topper.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Pet Portrait
Source: Curbly

6. Hang a likeness of your favorite pooch with this tutorial.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Mini snow globe
Source: No Biggie

7. Try this cute and simple mini snow globe (and make me one too, because gah! It's just so cute!).

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Printed paper ornament
Source: Curbly

8. This printed paper ornament is classic, yet unique.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Etched birch ornament
Source: Design Mom

9. How about an etching project this weekend?

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Quick and cute wood painted ornaments
Source: Apartment Therapy

10. You totally have time to make these quick and cute painted ornaments. 

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Faux mercury glass ornament
Source: A Beautiful Mess

11. How cool is this mercury-glass lookalike? So vintage.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Gilded pinecones
Source: Martha Stewart

12. We think these gilded pinecones would look lovely on a tree.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | You and Boo Shadowbox ornament
Source: Curbly

13. And how about a likeness of you and your boo in this shadowbox

 


BOTANICAL

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Foraged ornament
Source: The Crafted Life

14. A few natural clippings looks wonderful in a glass ornament.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Terrarium in a bulb
Source: Brit Co.

15. Or go for the full-blown terrarium!

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Temporary tattoo ornaments
Source: The Crafted Life

16. Check out these botanical temporary tattooed ornaments.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Decoupaged florals
Source: Design Sponge

17. Or a more classic technique - decoupage.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Frosted pinecones
Source: We Can Make Anything

18. Learn how to hang simple frosted pinecones.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Clay imprints ornaments
Source: Say Yes

19. These DIY Christmas ornaments preserve nature forever.

 


BRIGHT & FUN

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Modern neon ornaments
Source: Say Yes

20. Like bright? Check out these mod neons.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Confetti and color
Source: Curbly

21. It doesn't get more fun than some confetti-filled, color dipped baubles.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Painted eyeballs
Source: A Beautiful Mess

22. Eye-spy a quick DIY!

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Emoji ornaments
Source: Studio DIY

23. Express yourself with some emoji ornaments.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Stuffed elves
Source: Curbly

24. These mischievous-looking stuffed elves would go great on your tree.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Color block ornaments
Source: Julep

25. Easy color block ornaments.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Painted ornaments
Source: Tell Love and Party

26. These painted ornaments mimic stained glass!

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Sewn felt rounds
Source: Funnelcloud

27. A few felt rounds stitched together make for cute DIY Christmas ornaments.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Spray painted color block ornaments
Source: The Crafted Life

28. These spray-painted color block baubles are so fun!

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Hand-painted patterns
Source: Paper and Stitch

29. Try your hand and some painted patterns.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Patterned ornaments
Source: The Crafted Life

30. Or grab a marker for these simpler patterned ones.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Hand-painted wood ornaments
Source: Curbly

31. These hand-painted wooden ornaments can be ready in a jiffy!

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Origami diamonds
Source: How About Orange

32. Break out your origami paper for this project.

 


GLAM + GLITZ

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Gemstone ornament
Source: A Beautiful Mess

33. Hello! How glamorous is this easy diamond?

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Glass glitter ornaments
Source: The Beautydojo

34. Glassy and glittery!  

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Geode ornament
Source: A Beautiful Mess

35. For the fanciest of trees, make a geode ornament. 

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Gold leaf ornament
Source: Hello Glow

36. A little gold leafing can add a magical tough to your tree.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Monogrammed ornaments
Source: Sugar and Cloth

37. Make these personalized monogram ornaments.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Gemstone bauble
Source: Idle Hands Awake

38. Or how about a cute lil' gemstone?

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Gold-dipped ornaments
Source: Suburble

39. Loving these glamorous gold-dipped ornaments.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Glitter-filled globes
Source: Brit Co.

40. Try this super fast glitter-filled ornament.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Faux metal ornaments
Source: Curbly

41. Create faux metals to hang.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Rhinestoned ornaments
Source: Lovely Indeed

42. Add rhinestones to your ornaments for some bling!

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Cute crystal iceberg
Source: Design Sponge

43. This might be the cutest one on this DIY Christmas ornaments list.

 


KID ZONE

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | DIY snowman
Source: Mer Mag

44. This DIY snowman is kid-ready but also super cute.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Twig people
Source: This Heart of Mine

45. Tiny little twig people!

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Hanging terrariums
Source: The Beautydojo

46. I want to make a dozen of these hanging terrariums ASAP.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | God's eye ornament
Source: Curbly

47. Art camp throwback! Make a few God's Eye DIY Christmas ornaments.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Temporary tattoos
Source: Tattly

48. Add your favorite temporary tattoos to an ornament.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Melted peppermints
Source: Hello Homebody

49. Melted peppermints in cookie cutters.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Sewing card ornament
Source: Mr. Printables

50. Check out these printable sewing cards your kids can hang with pride.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | String art
Source: The Shabby Creek Cottage

51. How about some old-school string art?

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Glitter animals
Source: Curbly

52. Your kids can't make these glitter animals all by themselves, but they'll probably be their biggest fans.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Snow-filled globe
Source: Design Improvised

53. Fill an ornament with"snow!"

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Painted trees
Source: Curbly

54. These painted trees are easy and fast.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Pom-pom pinecones
Source: One Little Project

55. What a combo! Pom-poms and pinecones.

 


MINIMAL

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Minimal clay mountains
Source: Curbly

56. Going for a clean look? Try these clay mountains.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Scrabble ornaments
Source: The Beautydojo

57. Or these sillier Scrabble ornaments.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Geometric wire ornaments
Source: The Merry Thought

58. These geometric wire ornaments say, "Don't overthink it."

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Marbled ornaments
Source: Oleander and Palm

59. These look easy - use clay to make marbled ornaments.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Wood and thread gemstones
Source: Idle Hands Awake

60. Wood + string = unique gemstone ornaments. 

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Wood wreath ornament
Source: eHow

61. I'm in love with how cleverly simple this wood wreath ornament is.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Mod leather ornament
Source: Delia Creates

62. Woah! Leather ornaments? Now we're talkin' trendy.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Simple wood blocks
Source: Fall for DIY

63. Go for a deconstructed look with this tutorial for wood block ornaments.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Wooden tassel ornaments
Source: The Merry Thought

64. These wood tassels would look cute on your minimalist tree.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Watercolor fabric baubles
Source: Fall for DIY

65. Don't you just adore these watercolor baubles?

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Mud-cloth ornaments
Source: The Beautydojo

66. A little mud cloth merriment.

 


MOD + RETRO

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Mod paper ornaments
Source: Curbly

67. Mod paper ornaments that can totally be done on the fly.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Mid-century modern ornaments
Source: DIY Network

68. Getting strong retro vibes from these mid-century dipped baubles.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Scalloped top ornaments
Source: Sarah Hearts

69. A sweet little scalloped edge adorns these DIY Christmas ornaments.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Honeycomb ornaments
Source: Oh Happy Day

70. Rad! Honeycomb ornaments!

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Kitschy ornaments
Source: Modern Kiddo

71. Absolutely want to make one of these kitsch ornaments.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Fabric-covered trees
Source: Alice & Lois

72. Look at these fabric-covered trees!

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Felt ornaments
Source: Purl Soho

73. Grab some felt and whip up a few of these bad boys to grace your mod tree! 

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | High-gloss wood ornaments
Source: Dream Green DIY

74. High-gloss wood ornaments would go great on a kitschy tree.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Wrapped yarn ornaments
Source: Funnel Cloud

75. These yarn-wrapped ornaments seem easy enough!

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Painted modern wood ornaments
Source: Funnel Cloud

76. Paint wood ornaments to fit a more mod theme.

 


NORDIC

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Cinnamon Himmeli ornament
Source: Jojotastic

77. Cinnamon Himmeli ornaments that smell as good as they look!

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Printable Scandinavian ornaments
Source: The House That Lars Built

78. Print a few Scandinavian ornaments to grace your greenery.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Colorful Himmeli ornaments
Source: Curbly

79. Himmeli is made easy in this tutorial for colorful geometric ornaments.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Dala horses
Source: Maiden Mag

80. How cute are these Dala horses?

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Pinecone gnomes
Source: Sweet Paul Mag

81. As cute as these pinecone gnomes??

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Felt-stacked trees
Source: This Heart of Mine

82. Stack some felt to make these teeny trees.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Washi tape and toothpick ornaments
Source: Lutter Idyl

83. Toothpicks + Washi tape = SUPER SIMPLE stars.

 

A Mega Roundup of 84 DIY Christmas Ornaments | Raised pattern baubles
Source: Fall for DIY

84. Finally on this DIY Christmas ornaments list - this crazy-cool idea for making raised patterns! 

 


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