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!
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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
- and much more!
Materials You May Need:
- Mod Podge with Foam Brush
- Tacky Glue
- Hot Glue Gun & Glue Sticks ($3- Walmart)
- Paint Brush ($0.50 – Walmart)
- X-Acto Knife
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
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
plaid fabric scraps + foam ball + pins + red ribbon for hanging
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
Baker’s Twine and Tack Christmas Ornaments from Good Housekeeping
Twine Wreath Ornaments from Love Create Celebrate
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 or Kraft paper + white Sharpie + snowflake template
Print music on parchment paper and glue onto ornament with Mod Podge.
clear craft ornaments + evergreen sprigs, holly berries, etc.
Glitter Letters + Twine
You can get the words pre-glittered at Walmart for $0.97 each and glue them across jute twine