Homemade Christmas tree ornaments – 20 easy DIY ideas and decorations


Just like our grandmothers who were making homemade Christmas tree ornaments with natural supplies such as nuts, fruits and pine cones, we gather the whole family and have fun by making some creative ornaments. Some Christmas traditions are still cherished and continue even today. These handmade Christmas decorations have an unique appeal not only because they are cheap and easy to make, but also because we create memories with our family during the whole crafting process.

Homemade Christmas tree ornaments with natural materials

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 Use wallnuts and almonds to make these beautiful Christmas tree ornaments. If you want to add a bit of a glamour, paint them in gold. If you prefer their nautural hue, just add some beautiful checkered ribbon. For these Christmas tree crafts you can use also pinecones, cinnamon sticks and dried fruits.

Star ornament made of pasta

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If your kids love the pasta forms, now you can see it throught their eyes and discover how versatile can they actually be. Just arrange the pasta in the desired pattern, glue the parts together and paint with a glitter spray.

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Snowflake ornament made of wooden clothespins


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Cardboard wrapped in brown fabric, beads, raffia and gold painted seashell


Various colorful buttons glued on styrofoam balls

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Probably the most used of supplies are the foam ball and the glue gun. If you have them at first place, everything else depends on your creativity and personal taste. You can glue any kind of embelishments such as buttons, lace flowers, newspaper rolls… or just to pin sequins, paper flowers, pearls, beads and other in the foam ball.

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Cinnamon sticks glued on a styrofoam ball

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DIY lace foam Christmas ornaments

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Newspaper stripes glued on a styrofoam ball and painted in gold

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romantic flowers

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angel Christmas tree ornament made of doilies

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Cupcake Christmas tree ornament

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Sequins and beads

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