Craft Christmas ornaments: 60 ideas with photos and how to do

With Christmas parties closer and closer, the special decoration of this party appears in all types of space, in the home, at work, in stores and even in public squares with industrialized or craft ornaments, the most important is to be able to make a special decoration to convey the values ​​of Christmas to all the people who see it. Today we are going to talk about the handmade Christmas ornaments :

Today we separate 60 ideas to inspire you in Christmas decoration but with a completely DIY or handmade footprint!

Then you will be sorting through all your stuff and take a look at these very important tips before you begin:

  • Office Supplies : Explore stationery items that can compose various Christmas elements such as colored papers, adhesive tapes, inks and glitter for fun and super cheap decor.
  • Explore the manual arts : knitting, crochet, embroidery ... work with fabrics like felt, satin ribbons
  • Sustainable Crafts : the recycling and the resignification of elements and objects are some of the most explored waves of the current craft.
  • Repackage old and traditional items : the most fun of Christmas is to work with the references that are already established, the classics like tree, the round ornaments, garlands, bells, lights ... Everything can be revised in a more modern tone and with your favorite style!

60 ideas of handmade Christmas ornaments to be inspired and step by step

Now, let's get together: we separate the best ideas from handmade Christmas ornaments so you can get inspired before you make yours. Check out the step by step that we separate in each of the examples

Picture 1 - Fabric poster of Christmas tree with texture and relief.

Christmas tree fabric poster


A Christmas tree can be expensive and take up a lot of space, especially if your home is small. How about releasing creativity and making an alternative tree to hang on the wall? A fabric base may be a good choice.

Picture 2 - Chain of stars with countdown for the time to celebrate.

Countdown Stars Chain


Stars are recurring elements in Christmas decoration and can be made from a variety of materials, from paper to small wooden boxes. For an even more special touch, include a countdown!

Picture 3 - Wires decorated to model and put on the top of the tree.

Wires decorated for modeling


Wires are very versatile and you can make many kinds of drawings with it. Unleash the imagination to create a different and creative tree tops!

Picture 4 - Quirky tree ornaments.

Quirky tree ornaments


To get out of a traditional decor and create something with your face, invest in paints and other materials to customize ornaments you already have at home!

Picture 5 - How to make mini Christmas trees with colored string.

Christmas mini-trees with colorful string


Here's a complete tutorial on how to make this kind of tree! Think about how you find it more interesting, with more or less string in the structure:

Craft Christmas ornaments: 60 ideas with photos and how to do

Picture 6 - Stockings to hang: festive and personalized.

Personalized socks for hanging


The stockings hanging in the fireplace may not be part of the Christmas tradition in Brazil, but mainly in the United States they are elements that can not be lacking in decoration!

Picture 7 - Christmas lights fake.

Christmas fake lighting


The colorful flasher are beautiful and give more colors to the decor, but an alternative to these little lights are cut your paper formats with a lot of brightness!

Picture 8 - Pinhas full of colors and sparkles to decorate the house.

Colored pinecones to decorate the house.


Pine cones, pine fruits, the most well-known trees of Christmas, are found in several places and form a super different and inexpensive decoration. Collect in parks and give a new and special sparkle to them!

Image 9 - Tree without leaves and different ornaments made with EVA.

Handmade Christmas ornament in EVA


In recent years with minimalist decorating trends and inspiration in Scandinavia, Christmas trees are gaining new shapes, sizes and even twigs can be used to make a different Christmas decoration. Complement with simple, easy-to-do embellishments with stationery.

Picture 10 - Handmade Christmas ornament for table: ring for napkin with tree format.

Ring for napkin in tree format


In an elegant and well-crafted table, the napkin holders add a finishing touch to the décor, even more in the Christmas style.

Image 11 - Garland with colored straws.

Garland with colorful straws


To innovate in Christmas decoration, use traditional shapes with new materials, like this garland! To produce this, use a rounded base with a few inches wide of cardboard or paraná paper and go pasting straws until finalizing the wheel.

Picture 12 - Christmas ornaments for the tree personalized.

Personalized Christmas tree ornaments

Picture 13 - To do with children: Christmas tree paper to decorate with the memories of the year.

Handmade paper christmas tree


As we have already mentioned, the Christmas decor enchants most people, especially children, who want to make everything ready for Santa's arrival. Enjoy the wave of handmade trees and alternatives to ride together with the little ones and decorate with the best times of the year!

Picture 14 - Decoration of the table with the decorations left over from the decoration of the tree.

Decorate the table with ornaments left over from the tree.


Tree decoration left over? Use to decorate another place in the house or even to decorate the table of the Christmas dinner!

Picture 15 - Handcrafted Christmas Ornament: Closed paper umbrella turns into Christmas tree to decorate the cupcakes.

Handcrafted cupcake for cupcakes


Stick umbrellas are super popular for decorating drinks with a more tropical face, but they also easily turn into toppers for their sweets and, in the right color, enter the Christmas mood.

Image 16 - Christmas ornament: Christmas mason jars.

Mason Jars Christmas


The sweethearts of the moment in decoration could not miss! Glass jars are great containers for putting various types of decoration and even as packaging for a Christmas keepsake.

Picture 17 - Christmas with more cheerful colors and relaxed at the table.

Colorful handmade Christmas decoration


Christmas decoration has a traditional pattern with shapes and colors that appear all the time, but if you feel a little more creative, create new patterns and traditions for your party.

Picture 18 - Time to draw and color.

Handmade option: draw and color


Another example of how Christmas decoration can be simple, easy, cheap and super creative!

Picture 19 - Pendant decoration with colored straws and a model to follow!

Pendant decoration with colorful straws


The pendant decoration is also fashionable in recent times and is one of the funniest and easiest: use straws and string to create a mobile with straight lines. And if you want to give a more sophisticated touch, paint with a metallic spray! No one will realize how simple it was to do! See in this image of step by step 1 and step by step 2 to do something similar.

Image 20 - Another fake blinker to make the decor more fun and spontaneous.

Fake Hand-held Flasher

Image 21 - Christmas bells scattered around the house.

Christmas bells scattered around the house


The bells are another Christmas sensation! They can be purchased in large quantities and scattered around every corner of the house creating simpler decor points.

Image 22 - Do it yourself decoration: the Christmas characters.

Christmas characters as handmade ornaments


Another idea to do with the little ones: decorate pots and create completely new characters for this time of year. Do not forget to wrap them well!

Picture 23 - Craft Christmas ornaments: musical Christmas socks.

Christmas Stockings Musical


One more example of stockings hanging and customized.

Image 24 - Little trees to spread around the house waiting for many gifts.

Arvorezinhas to spread by the house


For those who prefer a more contained decoration or have a smaller house, Christmas mini-trees to put on tables ensures the decor and even several locations for Santa Claus to fill with gifts!

Image 25 - Different gift box.

Different gift box


In posts about souvenirs and gifts we always talk about different packages and with the theme of the party. Christmas can not be different, apart from the themed wrapping papers, think of boxes with special formats.

Image 26 - Alternative garlands.

Christmas alternative garland


How about thinking about decorative elements from other parties to make reference to the Christmas decoration?

Image 27 - Decorating with cookie cutters.

Decorating with cookie cutters

Image 28 - A Christmas reminder not to go blank.

A Christmas souvenir not to go blank.


Like the umbrellas turning tree, you can mount something like toothpick and papier maché!

Picture 29 - Santa Claus hat of cardboard with pompom right at the top.

Cardboard Santa's Hat


To make a birthday hat at Christmas for your guests, form a cone with red paper of a larger weight and decorate in white pieces.

Image 30 - Tropical ornaments for the tree.

Tropical tree ornaments


The Christmas decoration always refers to elements like snow and reindeer with scarves and hats to protect themselves from the cold, but this is far from the reality of Christmas here in Brazil. If you want to get out of these cliches, think of tropical elements to decorate your home and the tree.

Picture 31 - Reindeer piñatas.

Renas piñatas


A reindeer-shaped piñata can make things even more exciting and still make kids and adults have fun.

Picture 32 - Mobile for Christmas cards and special moments of the year.

Mobile for Christmas cards

Image 33 - Packaging in the Christmas mood in different colors.

Packaging in the Christmas atmosphere

Image 34 - Artistic wall decoration inspired by nature.

Craft Wall Decor


Green and red are abundant colors in nature and the inspiration for many traditional Christmas elements came from it, like the pine and the typical red fruits of that time. To save and get back to the roots of tradition, collect branches and plants and use beads instead of berries (so they do not spoil and you can still eat them).

Image 35 - Step-by-step: Printed paper ties to put on the tree.

Paper stamped paper ties


Another fundamental item in tree decoration that can be made with ribbons or with paper, as in this step-by-step image !

Image 36 - Different and super easy to make with acetate and paint.

Different and super easy to make trees


To make the job easier, use a thread cone as a template.

Image 37 - Christmas decoration balls on the wall.

Christmas decoration balls

Image 38 - Elastic and beads as a napkin holder.

Elastic and beads as napkin holder


Another example of a simple napkin holder that leaves the table very elegant. The most interesting of neutral or transparent color beads is that it can be used at other times of the year too!

Image 39 - Christmas tinsel in the bowls for a special toast.

Christmas tinsel in bowls

Image 40 - Felt Santa in cone shape.

Felt Santa in cone shape

Image 41 - Photographic mobile to celebrate the best moments of the year of your most beloved companions.

Photographic mobile for handmade Christmas decoration


After all, all family members deserve a retrospective of the year!

Picture 42 - Composition with embroidery in frame shaped like a Christmas tree.

Composition with embroidery on a rack


For the embroiderers, form a super creative composition by stitching together various Christmas embroidery behind the scenes!

Image 43 - Finishing packaging with paper mistletoe.

Packaging with paper mistletoe


Mistletoe is one of the typical Christmas plants and can leave the packaging neutral with a more Christmas and special touch.

Picture 44 - Handmade Christmas ornament for door: garlands with artificial leaves.

Garlands with artificial leaves

Picture 45 - Stocking with a glam touch.

Sock with a touch glam

Picture 46 - Candles candlesticks to diminish the illumination of the environment.

Candlesticks to reduce ambient illumination


Do not you have sconces at home to give a more cozy and intimate atmosphere for supper? Use empty bottles!

Picture 47 - Ornaments with bubbles style globe of mirrors.

Mirror globe style polka dots

Image 48 - Decoration with many balls for Christmas.

Many polka dots for Christmas decoration


Beads can be great allies when it comes to making homemade Christmas decorations!

Image 49 - Capriche at supper and her presentation.

Capriche in the decoration of the Christmas supper


A menu leaves supper with a professional face!

Image 50 - Different Christmas tree for those who have the party spirit.

Different Christmas tree for those who like parties and lots of animation


For those who love a store of decoration articles and mixing colors, textures and materials, here's a super fun Christmas tree that will sure make your guests delighted with creativity.

Picture 51 - Decoration of table for the Christmas: chain of leaves.

Chain of leaves to decorate the Christmas table


This chain of sheets for the table can be made with natural leaves or with fabrics that imitate leather. The tip for anyone who uses natural leaves is to pick and ride the chain on Christmas day so they do not start to dry as fast.

Image 52 - Tree ornament with twisted twine.

Use the twist of twine to make the craft

Image 53 - Goblins Souvenir Candy from Santa Claus Factory.

Duende-shaped candy souvenirs


Santa can not always bring the expected gift to everyone, but a keepsake can make the guests happier.

Picture 54 - Pine-owl to do at home.

Pine Owl to do it yourself at home


Still reusing the pine cones found in the squares and parks! Call the children to meet the new characters in this celebration! To make these owls super nice, stay tuned to the step-by-step below:

Craft Christmas ornaments: 60 ideas with photos and how to do

Image 55 - Decorative wires on the bladders.

Practical craft decoration: wire to hold the bladders

Image 56 - Top of tunes in the cupcake.

Beautiful cupcake tinsel tops: a practical and handcrafted decoration solution

Image 57 - Easy and quick to do Christmas tree with mold.

Use a template to make a handcrafted Christmas tree


For a jet decor, assemble Christmas trees on paper and decorate as you wish! We separate a step-by-step with mold to make it even easier. Here's how to make this craftsmanship with step by step , O mold 1 it's the mold 2 in pictures.

Image 58 - Embellishment with glass vial.

Make a handmade Christmas ornament with glass bead

Image 59 - Canudos festive to celebrate the holidays of end of year.

Holiday canudos to celebrate

Image 60 - Garlands with balls of garnish and pompoms of wool.

Garlands with decoration balls


Christmas chains are super typical and can give all kinds of effect in the house, from the most colorful, with ornaments of various shapes, to the most elegant. Wool pompoms can help in all climates you desire, just choose the right color. Do not know how? See this step-by-step image for now!
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