It’s time to start thinking about Christmas decorations and starting with the tree is an absolute necessity. We love handmade ornaments, especially when you can make them alongside your little ones. Below we’ve found 15 DIY felt Christmas ornaments that you can make with the kids this year. And this material is perfect for little hands to work with!
1. Button Snowman
Grab some buttons along with your felt and dive into this cute craft from Cutesy Crafts! Set the scene on your ornament and create something special with your leftover buttons. Snowmen, reindeer, and the like, these are so adorable to decorate your tree with.
2. Dala Horse
BHG has all the details you need to make one of these felt dala horses. These are cute for decorating the tree and adding a fun amount of color to it as well. If you’re good with a needle, this one is for you.
3. Spirals & Tassels
Check out this design from Delineate Your Dwelling! You can add some fun tassel accents to the end for extra festivity and have some fun with the spiraling as well. Grab the colors you love and create something special for the tree this year.
4. Star Wars
Are you a fan of Star Wars? Well, with some help from DIY Geekery, you’ll be able to whip up some felt designs that can decorate the tree and showcase your love of the story. From Prince Lai to Darth Vader, they’ll be a whole lot of fun to make!
We’re absolutely swooning for these girlishly glam snowflakes from Purl Soho. You could even add a bit of glitter and make the end result a bit more “sparkling” for the tree. Of course, you can always go with more subdued colors as well – whatever you’d like!
Unusually Lovely has one of my favorite ideas on the list. Completely with pink frosting and bead sprinkles, you can make a doughnut ornaments of our felt too! Take the leap and check out the tutorial after the jump.
Learn how to make your very own Rudolph for the tree this year. Hop on over and check out this YouTube video to learn all the basics. And don’t forget that sweet red heart, it’s really set off the ornaments with love and a pop of extra color!
8. Santa Claus
Every tree needs a Santa Claus and that’s exactly why The Pin Junkie created a cute one out of felt. It’s a super simple tutorial to follow and a few of these adorable St. Nick’s on the tree will only amp of the fantasy of the season. Check it out after the jump.
Free Christmas Crafts made a llama that we’re absolutely swooning for as well. Of course, you can’t make it without a scarf – to which you can choose any color that strikes your fancy. You could even go with a multi-color scarf or a brown llama!
10. Christmas Trees
These plus Christmas trees are really fun and festive as well. The details to make them are over at The Crafted Life. Create an entire set of these in varying colors. They’d also make a great DIY gift.
11. Gingerbread Man
A tree isn’t complete with a gingerbread man either. Topped with pearl buttons, this design from Kittenhood is just too charming and adorable. Again, just take the leap and check out the tutorial after the jump.
12. Hot Cocoa
Who doesn’t love a hot cup of cocoa throughout the wintertime and the holidays? Well, take that delicious sip and use it as inspiration for the tree. That’s what Flamingo Toes did and it’s absolutely adorable!
What does the fox say? The Craftinomicon makes an adorable fox face – completely with a button nose, eyes, and a heart face. If you’re a fan of woodland creatures or have that theme already, this is a great addition to your collection.
14. Coffee Cup
What’s Christmas without a peppermint mocha in your hand? One Artsy Mama took her love of coffee and turned it into a piece of decor for the tree. Jump on over there now and check out the details.
And finally, Rust & Sunshine has a host of different felt sports ornaments to choose from. Baseball, football, and more, take the leap and see what they have in store. We, personally, love that baseball and we’re thinking your kiddos will too.