How to make a home made ornament to decorate your Christmas tree or as a great present is simple!  These homemade ornament patterns include salt dough, cinnamon, origami, kids crafts ornaments, and even felt ornament templates. Tip Junkie has 228 ornament patterns including over 1000 Homemade Christmas Gifts all with pictured tutorials to learn on how to make. You can always search there if you’re looking for more Simple Gifts with step-by-step instructions. {wink}

Home Made Ornament

Homemade Ornament 1.  Sock Cuddled Glass Ornament ~ This is a fun idea where you’ll learn how to take a glass ornament and some colorful or textured socks, to create a unique holiday piece of decor! Follow this fabulous tutorial to learn how. Easy with fun and festive results!

Homemade Ornament

2.  Tiny House Ornament  ~ These precious tiny house ornaments are an easy sewing project to give as gifts this holiday season. Hang them on your tree as an ornament or on a doorknob to decorate a room. Tiny House Ornaments would also make a nice housewarming gift for new neighbors.

Homemade Ornament

3.  Simple Mod Podged Ornaments ~ Looking for an inexpensive small gift that still feels like you put some thought into it? This is a great post featuring a simple, yet adorable mod podged ornament idea! Great because it can be personalized with the paper choice and actual name placed on it! Give as a gift or make to put on your own tree! Homemade Ornaments 4.  Glittered Plastic OrnamentsMake a set (or two) of glittered ornaments (using plastic ornament balls from the craft store) to give as Christmas gifts this holiday season. Plastic ornaments are perfect for families with children, or those with curious little kitties.

Homemade Ornament

5.  No-Mess Glittered OrnamentsEasily make your own set of glittered ornaments, without the mess, using glittered cardstock as shown in this simple paper crafts tutorial. These ornaments would look gorgeous decorating a tree on a tabletop.

Homemade Ornaments

6.  5 Christmas Ornaments in 5 Minutes ~ A fast, 5-minute video shows how to make 5 popular ornaments. The ornaments use many materials most crafters already have on hand — paper, ribbon, fabric and buttons. They’re easy & fun, great for yourself or to give as gifts.

Photo Ornament

Home Made Ornament

7.  Photo Canvas Ornaments ~ These frugal photo canvas ornaments make the perfect holiday gift. For under $2 each you’ll have a personalized gift to trim the tree.

Homemade Ornament

8.  Christmas Card Ornaments ~ Create Christmas ornaments by using your silhouette to cut out ornament shapes with your family pictures in the front, and the “card” on the back.  Hook them together with a large jump ring.  Add a ribbon to the top and it’s all ready to hang on a tree!

Paper Christmas Ornament

Homemade Ornament

9.  Monogram Ornaments {Pottery Barn inspired} ~ This tutorial shows you have to make ornaments like the monogramed ones sold at Pottery Barn. Easily made with a few supplies from your local craft store. Best of all they will look oh so chic hanging on your Christmas tree this year!

Homemade Ornaments

10.  Scandinavian Inspired Mod Podge OrnamentDecorating with paper is the perfect way to create one-of-a-kind ornaments to give as gifts, or add to your family collection. With this simple tutorial, turn unfinished paper mache ornaments into gorgeous, sparkling holiday ornaments using Mod Podge.

Homemade Ornament

11.  Paper Lantern OrnamentsThese paper lanterns are a perfect paper crafts for the holiday season or as an everyday decoration! This is a great way to add color to a room or a party table. Make a bunch and string them together as a garland, or put a bunch in a bowl, or in a hurricane glass in a bathroom or guestroom.

Cinnamon Ornaments

Cinnamon Ornament 12.  Cinnamon Dough Ornaments ~ This is a fabulous post with a fabulous idea of how to embellish your gifts and tree this year! Using cinnamon dough and a cookie cutter you’ll be able to create these great ornaments! Easy and stylishly festive! Cinnamon Ornament 13.  Cinnamon Spice and A Little Glitter Ornaments ~ Here is a great way to start the Christmas season! Not only are these cute and festive little ornaments but they also smell like Christmas! Perfect to hang around the house or on the Christmas tree.

Salt Dough

Salt Dough 14.  Salt Dough Ornament Making Tips ~ Dough Ornaments are great because they are easy to personalize! This post is perfect if you have never made dough ornaments before because it is filled with tips and tricks to making these fun ornaments! A great family craft!

Salt Dough Ornament

15. Salt Dough Hand Prints ~ These salt dough hand prints are a wonderful keepsake gift!  It’s a great way to capture small hands and see the growth throughout the years.  They are so simple to make and I guarantee you already have all of the ingredients in your kitchen.  {wink}

Origami Ornament

Homemade Ornaments

16.  Origami Christmas StarsGot a few bits of your favorite wrapping paper that are too small to wrap with, but too cute to toss? Whip up one of these cuties in under 5 minutes, and you’ll have the perfect ornament, the perfect embellishment for a gift, the perfect little something extra, dash of handmade, that makes your gift even more fantastic!

Origami Ornament

17.  Origami Wreath TutorialLearn how folding origami can create beautiful ornaments or card for those you love. This simple tutorial will show you all you need to know to create a one-of-a-kind gift this holiday season.

Kids Crafts Ornaments

Homemade Ornaments

18.  Ice Ornaments {kids crafts} ~ These are incredibly east to make require no cost.  Plus this is an activity the kids will love.  And when it warms up outside, you don’t enough have to worry about cleaning up!

Homemade Ornament

19.  Thumbprint Christmas OrnamentsNot only are these ornaments adorable, the characters are your children’s sweet little thumbprints so they are keepsakes for years to come. This would make a great Christmas gift for the grandparents.

Felt Ornament Pattern

Homemade Ornament

20. Felt Owl Ornament {pattern} ~ Jessica gives you a free pattern for these adorable owl ornament.  Use colors of felt that will match your Christmas decor.  You can also enlarge the pattern and make a cute softie to give as a gift.

Felt Ornament

21.  Homemade Christmas Ornaments ~ Hand made ornaments that are easily constructed from felt, doilies, buttons and featured some embroidered details. A great beginner sewing project and a fun family Christmas craft.

Felt Ornament

22.  Typography OrnamentsUse these little beauties as ornaments, to personalize gift wrapping, or just display them in a pretty bowl (or maybe on a pretty pedestal?) for easy holiday decorating.  

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