30 Homemade Christmas Ornaments That'll Fill You With Joy

Your living room called and it wants a French macaron tree this year.

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Before you pull out your box of go-to ornaments, consider making your own this year. It's an easy way to switch up your holiday decor without having to spend a ton of money, and you'll have fun in the process. Need even more inspiration? Deck the halls with these DIY holiday decorations.

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Photo Ornaments

This is where all your 'gramming comes in handy.

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Fabric Covered Tree Ornaments

The color and pattern possibilities are endless.

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Glitter Scallop Ornaments

Buddy the elf, what's your favorite color?

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Mini Donuts

We never don't want donuts.

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Paper Geode Ornaments

Shocking but true, these are made entirely out of paper.

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felt pinecone owl ornaments
Lia Griffith
Pinecone Owls

It's safe to say these felt birds are a total hoot, right down to their talons.

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advent calendar ornaments
Danielle Occhiogrosso
Advent Calendar Ornaments

Instead of opening a flimsy cardboard box, hang up a DIY Advent calendar on a ladder or the tree. Decorated conceal treats, toys, and messages from Santa — and you can fill them again next year, too.

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Michael Partenio
Paper Birds

Transform plain paper into a white dove with just a few folds and snips.

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27 Homemade Christmas Ornaments That Bring the Joy
Crafts a la mode
Glass Popcorn Ornaments

You'll be popping the kernels inside the glass bulbs, so wait until they've cooled to handle.

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27 Homemade Christmas Ornaments That Bring the Joy
One Artsy Mama
Felt Coffee Cups

Embrace your inner basic b.

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27 Homemade Christmas Ornaments That Bring the Joy
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Christmas Star Yarn Ornaments

They look complicated, but these are totally idiot-proof. Trust.

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Miki Duisterhof
Old School Lights

These shimmery ornaments get their twinkle from a coat of glitter, so there's no chance of one burning out.

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Brass Tacks

Office supplies FTW!. Stud Styrofoam balls with pushpins or wrap them with kitchen twine for a textured finish.

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Gimme Some Oven
Sprinkle Confetti

Literally, everything is better with sugar.

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Victor Schrager
Framed Paper

Save the leftover scraps from gift wrapping and pop them in cute nickel frames. Next year, swap in different designs to match a new theme.

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Michel Arnaud
Mini Cornucopia

Place faux red berries and soft green holly leaves inside of this adorbs little holder.

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Tell Love and Party
Vibrant Paint

Yesterday my life was duller, now everythings technicolor!

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Andrew McCaul
Sweet Tunes

Cut the sheet music of your favorite Christmas carol into a star — made secure with a sturdy backdrop, like cardboard.

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Vitamini Handmade
Pink Brushstrokes

Give white, ceramic ornaments an instant upgrade with some pink paint and gold glitter.

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Joy Us Garden
Holly Berries

This stem wreath adds holly berries and frosted leaves for festive accents.

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Homey Oh My!
Elegant Stripes

Stripes will never go out of style — especially when they're black, and paired with gold and white.

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Creative Juice
French Macaron

TBH, these are easier to make than the real deal.

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Gossamer Blue
Monogrammed Snowflake

Add a personal touch to snowflake ornaments with your initial.

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The Kim Six Fix
Engraved Designs

Use red and green ornaments if you want to keep it classic, or switch it up with brightly colored bulbs.

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Make It & Love It
Pretty Pinecones

A simple pinecone can clean up pretty nicely with the help of a bow attached to its top.

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A Joyful Riot
Golden Glitter

I mean, all that glitters is gold.

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Handmade Mood
Black and White

Have yourself an insanely chic Christmas.

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Buddly Crafts
Colorful Trees

Buttons become cute ornaments on these little felt trees.

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Where Your Treasure Is
Gingerbread Men

Add buttons and scarves for an added cute-factor.

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Emuse
Painted Hearts

Before you try to wing it freehand, create your own stencil to paint on the main components of your design. Then, use a brush to add the small details.

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