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35 DIY Christmas Ornaments: From Easy To Intricate!

Add some homemade spirits to your family’s Christmas tree this year by decorating it with ornaments you’ve created with your own two hands. Gather the family around the table, haul out all of the arts and crafts supplies you can find and start making some holiday magic. Check out our list of 35 DIY Christmas ornaments to begin the season with!

1. CD Recycle

DIY Christmas Ornaments

You’ll need some old CD’s (preferably blank ones) to create these beautiful ornaments from Creme de la Craft. Grab some plain, glass ornaments and give them a go!

2. Hot Air Balloon

DIY Christmas Ornaments

The Cheese Thief has a detailed tutorial on how to make your very own hot air balloon right at home and then use it to create a bright spot on the family tree with. We love this idea and love its creativity!

3. Glitter Pine Cones

DIY Christmas Ornaments

Create these gorgeous sparkle snow-covered pine cones to adorn your tree or even your chandelier for the holidays season. Get the details and directions at Miss Mustard Seed!

4. Button Balls

DIY Christmas Ornaments

All Things Andrea used some vintage buttons and put them to good use making these charming button balls for the tree. You can even take them and make small wreaths out of the crafty pieces, check out how after the jump!

5. Knitted Mittens

DIY Christmas Ornaments