12 Christmas Ornament and Craft Ideas

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If you are feeling crafty this weekend, there is still time to make homemade Christmas ornaments! Here is a roundup of ornaments that are easy to make and the kids will love them too!


Crayon Drip Glass Ornaments- Since we did the crayon melt project this summer, my boys have been eager to melt crayons again!

Popsicle Stick Snowman - These ornaments are perfect for little ones to help with. Use a variety of colors to make them pop.

I spy ornament

I Spy Christmas Ornaments- Use odd and end trinkets in these clear ornaments for a game of I spy!

birdseed ornament

Birdseed Ornaments – We gave these birdseed ornaments as gifts last year. Treats for the wildlife are always fun!


Fabric Scrap Ornament- This ornament uses leftover fabric. A little glue on a styrofoam ball and fabric scraps is all you need!

Beaded Candy Canes – This is another ornament that is perfect for little hand to make. Beads are really inexpensive at craft stores and even the dollar store.

Button tree

Button Tree- I just love these little trees! If you have a button collection, these ornaments will be easy to make!

applesauce cinnamon ornaments

Applesauce Cinnamon Ornaments – These ornaments smell so good! It is really amazing that applesauce and cinnamon combined make these cute ornaments.


Nightlight Bulb Ornaments- These are adorable! I think we will start saving our burnt out nightlight bulbs!

Angel Bells - We all need angels! These little angel bells are made from mini clay pots.

bottle cap snowman

Bottle Cap Snowman- Save your bottle caps! Make a snowman out of painted bottle caps!

reindeer food printable label

Reindeer Food – Although this is not an ornament, don’t forget to make Reindeer Food to sprinkle on the grass Christmas Eve!

Don’t forget about my homemade gift ideas!

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Renae is a married working mom of two handsome boys. She works as a registered dental hygienist by day and blogs here at How to Have it All by night. She enjoys cooking from scratch, working in her vegetable garden and functional training.

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