DIY Christmas Ornaments

DIY Christmas Ornaments

Christmas is officially less than a month away! If your idea of getting into the holiday spirit is gathering around the kitchen table, making ornaments while listening to classical Christmas music, then this is the list for you. We have gathered together a list of our favorite homemade Christmas ornaments.


Scrabble Ornament

These cute Scrabble ornaments are relatively easy to make! If you have an old game that is already missing some tiles, you can put the extra tiles to good use. It is relatively easy to make; all you need is old tiles, snow-tex to make the snow, ribbon, a paper plate, felt, and white craft glue. For more detailed instructions, check out Crafts by Amanda.

Home State Ornaments

These ornaments are more simple to make than they look and won’t cost you too much! Made with felt, they are a perfect way to send love to a friend or family and remind them that you are thinking of them this holiday season. For a tutorial, check out The American Patriette.

Patterned Paper Ornaments


This year, you could hold an ornament making party with your friends, and you could make these adorable patterned paper ornaments. To learn how to make them, check out Make Your Mark.

Character Ornaments


For those with kids or the young at heart, character ornaments are a fantastic way to get festive this month. This tutorial at Crazy Little Projects teaches you how to make minions, Elmo, and Mike from Monster’s Inc.

Cinnamon Scented Ornaments


Make your house smell like Christmas with these perfectly imperfect cinnamon scented ornaments. You can choose between stars, gingerbread men, or whatever you want! They are incredibly simple to make, and all you need is applesauce and cinnamon.

Glittered Pine Cone Ornament

Just look outside for inspiration for this ornament! Find pine cones on the trees outside and turn them into a beautiful, glittery ornament for your house. These are simple enough that even young children can help with them. Check out the tutorial at Miss Mustard Seed.

Mini Ball Jar and Tea Light Christmas Ornament


Another easy ornament that adds a romantic element to your tree. Created from mini canning jars and battery tea lights, these are a great addition to either your tree or can be given as a gift to a loved one. Learn how to make them at Lolly Jane’s blog page.

Mini Snow Globes



How cute are these mini snow globes! Even though they look like they would take all morning, this is a DIY project that can be completed in under an hour. They can be placed on a tree, or you can personalize each one with a name on it. Check out the tutorial here at No Biggie.

Hot Cocoa Mix Ornaments


This ornament is more than just an ornament… it is also a tasty treat that can be enjoyed on a cold winter’s night. They are also an easy and inexpensive way to make a gift for everyone on your list. You can customize each ornament with different kinds of hot chocolate mix to make it a bit more personal. To learn more, check out the tutorial at Sprinkle Some Fun.

Scrabble Name Ornaments

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One More Scrabble ornament to find this list out! Another easy DIY project that you can completely personalize with the names of your loved ones. It is an easy gift you can make that is entirely personal. Check out the tutorial at That’s My Story. 

If you love Scrabble as much as we do and want a handmade gift for someone this holiday season, check out our line of Scrabble tile art. Handcrafted just for you, it is the perfect gift for yourself or a loved one. Check it out at

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