Now that winter is on the verge of arrival, we’re not ashamed to say that we’ve already gotten into the full swing of Christmas crafting. There’s just something we love so much about festive holiday DIY projects that really gets us into a cheerful spirit we wish we could hang onto all year! Right now, we’re finding ourselves very taken indeed with the idea of making our own homemade Christmas tree ornaments since we’ll be putting up our tree any day now. That’s why we’ve been scouring the Internet in search of things we’ve never tried creating before!
1. Felt star and heart tree ornaments
As a crafty parent, are you the kind of person who is always on the lookout for new ways to introduce some of your favourite DIY techniques to your kids, at least in their simplest form? Well, if you’ve ever been a sewing enthusiast then we think you’ll love how easy these hand stitched felt heart and star Christmas ornaments from Bugs and Fishes are because they’d make the perfect first try at learning the basics of how to sew!
2. Fluffy Santa ornament
If you’re going to put in the time and effort it takes to make a Christmas ornament from scratch, especially if you’re going to get your kids in on the process, would you actually rather make sure it’s something that looks like your favourite seasonal faces? Then reach for the crafting pom poms, because we have a feeling you’ll love the way Woman’s Day outlines the process for making these funny fluffy Santa ornaments in just a few simple steps!
3. Mini gum ball machine Christmas ornament
Maybe you’re looking for a way to bring something kitschy, cute, and colourful to your tree because you like breaking the more traditional ornaments up with something a little less Chrsistmas-y sometimes? In that case, we’d absolutely suggest taking a look at how Greta’s Day made these adorable miniature gum ball machine ornaments that are a whole lot of fun to put together.
4. Miniature winter hat ornament
Did we catch your attention quite well when we started talking about making ornaments from soft supplies because that’s what you usually prefer to work with but it wasn’t fabric you were thinking of? Well, if you’re more of a knitting and crochet enthusiast than a sewing lover then we’d encourage you to reach for the yarn scraps box and give these adorable miniature yarn hat ornaments outlined in great detail on Left on Peninsula Road a try!