200 DIY Christmas Ornaments

Try some of these unique DIY Christmas ornaments for your Christmas tree. These ideas are great as Christmas crafts to make with your kids. From rustic Christmas ornaments to modern ones, there’s something for every decor style. So skip the store-bought Christmas ornaments and add your own personal touch for a lot less money!

This blog post is broken up into three pages to improve readability and user experience. Please click on the page links at the bottom to see all of the DIY Christmas ornaments.

Most of the supplies needed for these DIY projects can be found at Dollar Tree. Some examples include:

  • Twine (jute, cotton, baker’s twine, red and green twine)
  • Ribbon (They have a large assortment of Christmas ribbons!)
  • Foam Balls
  • Christmas Ornaments
  • Clear Ornaments
  • Ornament Hooks
  • Craft Supplies: chenille stems, googly eyes, craft sticks, etc.
  • Mod Podge
  • Spray Adhesive
  • Glitter
  • and much more!

Materials You May Need:

  • Mod Podge with Foam Brush
  • Tacky Glue
  • Hot Glue Gun & Glue Sticks ($3- Walmart)
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Paint Brush ($0.50 – Walmart)
  • X-Acto Knife
  • Ruler

Popsicle Stick Sleds from Clean and Sensible

Rustic Log Slice Snowman Ornaments
wood slices + white, black and orange acrylic paint + twine

Wood Slice Photo Ornaments from A Girl and Her Glue Gun

Mini Deer Pallet Ornament from Love Create Celebrate

Stable Ornament from Adventures of a DIY Mom

Felt Christmas Tree Ornament from This Heart of Mine

Rustic Twig Arrows from Yellow Bliss Road

DIY Rustic Christmas Ornaments from Dream Design DIY


Pinecone Ornament from Make it Love it

Etched Snowflake Ornament from Design Mom

Chalkboard Ornament from 36 Avenue

DIY Birch Initial Ornaments from Shanty 2 Chic

Bird Seed Ornaments from eHow

Yarn Wrapped Star Ornament from Live Laugh Rowe

Cinnamon Stick Christmas Tree Ornaments from Woman’s Day

Wood Slice String Art Ornament from Happy Brown House

Christmas Ornament Looking Glass from Downtime Upcycle

Tactical Ammo Ornament from A Thrifty Mom

Rustic Log Bird Nest Ornament from Dandelion Patina

Twig Ornament from U Create Crafts


Pistachio Ornament from Better Homes and Gardens

Cornucopia Ornament from Good Housekeeping


Mason Jar Lid Ornaments from Clean and Sensible


Plaid Ornaments (source unknown)
plaid fabric scraps + foam ball + pins + red ribbon for hanging

plaid stick

Plaid Wrapped Twig Snowflake Ornament (source unknown)
twigs + thin strips of plaid fabric + small jingle bell + red thread

Burlap Christmas Ornaments (source unknown)
clear ornament + burlap ribbon + letter stickers + plaid ribbon


Cardboard Star Ornament from Good Housekeeping


Rustic Twig Ornaments from The DIY Dreamer


Twine Ornament from Diva of DIY


Chalkboard Ornaments from Clean and Sensible


Wood Slice Wreath Ornament from Thrifty and Chic


Simple Wood Sled Ornament from Serendipity Refined


Twine Ball Ornament from Thinking Closet


Clothespin Snowflake Ornament from By Stephanie Lynn

Baker’s Twine and Tack Christmas Ornaments from Good Housekeeping


Twine Wreath Ornaments from Love Create Celebrate

Rustic Sweater Star Ornament from Today’s Creative Life


Frosted Pinecone Ornament from Miss Mustard Seed

Cookie Cutter Ornament (source unknown)
cooke cutters + Christmas scrapbook paper + twine
Just cut the scrapbook into the shape of the cooke cutters and glue onto the back of it.


Cardboard Snowflake Ornament (source unknown)
cardboard or Kraft paper + white Sharpie + snowflake template


Acorn Cap Ornament from Sweet Something Design


Sheet Music Ornament (source unknown)
Print music on parchment paper and glue onto ornament with Mod Podge.


Natural Ornaments (source unknown)
clear craft ornaments + evergreen sprigs, holly berries, etc.


Hope Ornament (source unknown)
Glitter Letters + Twine
You can get the words pre-glittered at Walmart for $0.97 each and glue them across jute twine


Stamped Burlap Ornaments from Bliss Bloom


Chalkboard Ornament from Rust and Sunshine


Twig Christmas Tree Ornament from Michele Made Me


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