58 Outstanding DIY Ornaments

Move over, pumpkin spice latte—it’s peppermint mocha time. December is here, and even if you spent the last few months protesting (“I swear it seems like yesterday was July!”), you’ve gotta admit the signs are everywhere. Twinkling lights on every street, red-nosed reindeers greeting you at every doorway, and coworkers no longer being secretive about their Christmas music listening. Yup, there’s no use ignoring it: It’s time for the holidays!

Related: 26 Insanely Easy-to-Make Holiday Ornaments

To get on board with the festivities, we’ve gathered together our favorite DIY ornaments to add to your decorations this year, because without ornaments… your Tannenbaum is just a pine tree.



1. Vintage Inspired Bell Jar

DIY Vintage Inspired Bell Jar Ornaments

Photo: mysocalledcraftylife.com



2. Knit

DIY Knit Ornaments

Photo: sparkelz-creatief.blogspot.nl



3. Paper

DIY Paper Ornaments

Photo: scrapbooksetc.com



4. Twig

DIY Twig Ornaments

Photo: michelemademe.com

5. Glitter Filled

DIY Glitter Filled Ornaments

Photo: greenhornedunicorn.com



6. Macadamia Nut

DIY Macadamia Nut Ornaments

Photo: garotaprendada.com



7. Legos

Lego Ornament

Photo: geeksugar.com

Or perhaps you’d prefer the Millenium Falcon?

Lego Star Wars Ornament

Photo: geeksugar.com

Related: 10 Holiday Ornaments to DIY with Everyday Stuff

8. Glitter Animals

DIY Glitter Animals Ornaments

Photo: curbly.com



9. Pom Pom Santa

DIY Santa Ornament

Photo: justcraftyenough.com



10. Ombre

DIY Ombre Ornaments

Photo: ambrosiagirl.com



11. Reindeer

DIY Reindeer Ornament

Photo: scissorsandspoons.com



12. Snowflake

DIY Snowflake Ornaments

Photo: purlbee.com



13. Chalkboard

DIY Chalkboard Ornaments

Photo: etsy.com



14. German Star

DIY German Star Ornaments

Photo: marthastewart.com



15. Scrabble

DIY Scrabble Ornaments

Photo: mysweetsavannah.blogspot.com



16. Golden Snitch

DIY Snitch Ornament

Photo: tinyapartmentcrafts.blogspot.com



17. Gumdrop

DIY Gumdrop Ornaments

Photo: myblessedlife.net



18. Filled with Popcorn

DIY Popcorn Ornaments

Photo: theornamentgirl.com



19. Salt Dough

DIY Salt Dough Ornaments

Photo: scissorsandspoons.com

DIY Salt Dough Ornaments

Photo: abigailmooney.squarespace.com

DIY Salt Dough Ornaments

Photo: katyelliott.com



20. Instagram

DIY Instagram Ornament

Photo: etsy.com



21. Cinnamon Scented

DIY Cinnamon Ornaments

Photo: dandelionsonthewall.com



22. Mod Podge

DIY Modge Podge Ornaments

Photo: modgepodgerocks.com



23. Clay Bird

DIY Clay Bird Ornament

Photo: myshineproject.com



24. Cinnamon Sticks

DIY Cinnamon Stick Ornaments

Photo: shelterness.com



25. Felt

DIY Bacon Ornaments

Photo: blog.seremeres.com

DIY Stuffed Snowman Ornaments

Photo: spoonful.com

DIY Felt Owl Ornaments

Photo: juicy-bits.typepad.com



26. Recycled T-Shirt

DIY Tshirt Ornaments

Photo: skiptomylou.org



27. Houses

DIY House Ornaments

Photo: candiedfabric.com



28. Candycane Bow

DIY Candy Cane Ornaments

Photo: linesacross.com



29. Toilet Paper Roll

DIY Toilet Paper Roll Ornaments

Photo: michelemademe.com



30. Gifts

DIY Presents Ornament

Photo: hardlyhousewives.com



31. Comic Book

DIY Comic Book Ornaments

Photo: etsy.com



32. LEDs

DIY LED Ornaments

Photo: fashioningtech.com



33. Cookie Cutter

DIY Cookie Cutter Ornaments

Photo: allyou.com



34. Clay Feathers

DIY Feather Ornaments

Photo: thecountrychiccottage.com



35. Painted Pinecone

DIY Pinecone Ornaments

Photo: doityourselfdivas.blogspot.com



36. Stained Glass Cookie

DIY Stained Glass Cookie Ornaments

Photo: simplyrecipes.com



37. Glitter Covered

DIY Glitter Ornaments

Photo: ilovetocreateblog.blogspot.com



38. Peanut Snowmen

DIY Peanut Ornaments

Photo: shadetreejewlery.com



39. Pistachio

DIY Pistachio Ornaments

Photo: shelterness.com



40. Bow Boxes

DIY Box Ornaments

Photo: creaturecomfortsblog.com



41. Cupcake

DIY Cupcake Ornaments

Photo: makeitmyown.blogspot.com



42. Diorama

DIY Diorama Ornaments

Photo: apartmenttherapy.com



43. Family Photos

DIY Photo Ornaments

Photo: photojojo.com



44. Acorn

DIY Acorn Ornaments

Photo: sweetsomethingdesign.blogspot.com



45. Mini Wreath

DIY Yarn Ornaments

Photo: curbly.com



46. Light Bulb Snowman

DIY Lightbulb Snowman Ornament

Photo: shelterness.com



47. Ribbon

DIY Ribbon Ornaments

Photo: craftystaci.com



48. Toothpick Star

DIY Toothpick Ornaments

Photo: justcraftyenough.com



49. Acrylic Paint

DIY Acrylic Paint Ornaments

Photo: shopcutebuttons.com



50. Crochet Slippers

DIY Crochet Slippers Ornament

Photo: zoomyummy.com



51. Woodland

DIY Ornaments Wood Filled

Photo: thistinder.blogspot.com



52. Glitter Leaf

DIY Glitter Ornaments

Photo: afieldjournal.blogspot.com



53. Paper Balls

DIY Paper Ball Ornaments

Photo: sarahneilsen.com



54. Hot Air Balloon

DIY Hot Air Balloon Ornaments

Photo: thecheesethief.com



55. Personalized

DIY Personalized Ornaments

Photo: craftsunleashed.com



56. Melted Crayons

DIY Melted Crayon Ornaments

Photo: swelldesigner.blogspot.com



57. Scented Pinecone

DIY Pinecone Ornaments

Photo: ramshackleglam.com



58. Mason Jar Lids

DIY Mason Jar Lid Ornaments

Photo: modgepodgerocksblog.com



Or for the laziest DIYer…

Feathers!

DIY Feather Ornaments

Photo: shelterness.com



For more on holiday decorating, consider:

Holiday Lights 101
How To: Keep a Christmas Tree Fresh
Bob Vila Radio: Picking a Christmas Tree