We all know that “shabby chic” and “farmhouse” style is still on the rise, which is why some of our holiday decor ideas have been so powerfully influenced by their notions. And these projects we have below haven’t strayed from the ideals. These 15 DIY rustic Christmas ornaments are right on trend. So, grab the materials and get started whipping these up for the tree this year!
1. Rustic Twig Arrows
Check out these beauties at Yellow Bliss Road. You’ll have a lot of fun personalizing each arrow and letting the kids have a go at it too. It’s a great, festive project where you get to use diverse materials.
2. Bar Jars
The Girl Creative whipped up these beautiful ball jar ornaments. They glow with vintage, romantic charm and set the scene for a festive and old age spirited space. And they’re so easy to make!
3. Twig Star
Over at Yellow Bliss Road, you’ll find these fun twig stars! Make multiple to sprinkle throughout the entire tree. Or, make one that’s extra large, to go right on top!
4. A Trio
If you visit VINTAGE ROMANCE STYLE, you’ll find a wonderful trio of ornaments to create! Each one can be personalized and will set the scene for a whimsical, rustic quality tree. Take the jump now and check out the tutorials.
5. Birch & Pine Cone Florals
We’re swooning for the innovation behind these pieces. They add a bout of femininity and artistry to the tree. Made with birch and pine cone, you’ll love this project from An Extraordinary Day.
6. Fabric Trees
Grab some fabric scraps and turn them into these ornaments! All you need to know is at AllDayChic. Finally, something that will put all those pieces you have in the craft room to good use!
7. Bird’s Nest
We also love this charming bird’s nest from Dandelion Patina. You’ll want to grab the kiddos to help you with this one, they’ll want to add their two cents into its final design.
8. Marble Acorns
Here’s one of our more unique of rustic designs. Follow along with the instructions at Rhythms of Play. See how you can take your old set of marbles and turn them into something exciting for the tree this year.
9. Wood-Burned Birch
We have a sneaking suspicion that you’ll have the most fun with this project. You get to burn some wood! Check out this birch ornament by visiting Dans le Lakehouse.
10. No Place Like Home
Using some reclaimed wood, The Birch Cottage created some welcomed and family-friendly ornaments. We love this on that says ‘No Place Like Home’ and also love how personalized you can get with this idea.
11. Photo Blocks
It Happens in a Blink will show you how to make some charming photo blocks. You can make one of these for every member of the family! How sweet these would be after your little ones are nice and grown?
12. Red Truck
We’re betting that you’re going to quickly fall in love with this cute little truck. Whip one up yourself by following along with the details given at Live.Craft.Love.
13. Twine Balls
Check out Love Grows Wild for all the know-how behind these classic twine balls. These are a must-have for any rustic or farmhouse-inspired Christmas decor. Snag the tutorial after the jump.
14. Twig Trees
Here’s another ornament you can whip up using some trees from the yard. Life as Mama will give you all the details but all you really need is a glue gun and a ribbon or buttom to finish it off!
15. Mason Jar Ornaments
Simply Ciani has all the details behind these charming mason jar ornaments. Set the scene of the winter within one of the jars. We love the bottle brush tree additions.