15 of Our Favorite Christmas Ornaments People Made This Year

Bring extra cheer to your tree with these gorgeous, homemade decorations.



By Hometalk Highlights

Craft adorable, smiley snowmen ornaments from wood blocks

Use pieces from Tumbling Tower, Jenga, or scrap wood you have lying around.


Whip up these beautiful salt dough snowflake ornaments

Sprinkle them with glitter for that icy sparkle.


Repurpose Christmas straws into quick and easy tree ornaments

Mix-n-match colors and patterns for a fun and festive look.


DIY these sweet Christmas pudding ornaments

A delicious addition to your tree this year!


Repurpose wine corks into unique snowflake ornaments

Sprinkle some glitter for a festive finish.


Add a gorgeous glow to your home with LED candle wall décor

Embellish embroidery hoops with seasonal greenery, berries, ribbons, and bows.


Upcycle tuna cans into playful 3D butterfly tree ornaments

Perfect for added color, character, depth, and even a touch of spring!


Fill clear ornaments with lyrics from your favorite Christmas carols

Warning: you’ll be humming to yourself all season long!


Repurpose mini gift bows into festive, easy ornaments

Arrange them into a shiny wreath or construct an adorable mini Christmas tree.

Upcycle old book pages into gorgeous snowflake ornaments

Soak them in tea first to get that aged look.


Sweeten your tree with candy canes made from air-dry clay

Twist together white and red clay for that classic peppermint striped look.