When it comes time to put up and decorate your Christmas tree this year, you’ll want to reach for the tried-and-true ornaments you’ve been using for years, and for good reason, the memories they bring with them are priceless . And while they’re a surefire way to spruce up your spruce, pine, or cedar, we think DIY Christmas decorations can be just as useful. (Especially when you can make making handmade ornaments a fun Christmas activity for the whole family and create memories together!)
Whether you’re already in the holiday spirit and can’t wait to get your hands dirty and grab the glitter If you want to scatter them or wait to make them until you’ve picked out your tree, there’s never a wrong time to think about what homemade Christmas ornaments you want to create this season.
To inspire you, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite, easy-to-make DIY Christmas ornaments. Making Christmas ornaments from salt dough is great fun and the kids will love getting their hands dirty while helping out. And when you’re done with the cookie cutters, cut out the ornaments and turn them into cute string-covered ornaments.
With so many DIY Christmas decorations and options to choose from, you’re sure to find something that suits your taste. From options perfect for rustic trees, like tiny twine ornaments, to modern metallic clay ornaments and even Christmas cookie ornaments, there’s something for everyone here. So if you want to add a cheerful touch to your tree this year, we recommend you take a look at some of these homemade ornaments.