One of my favorite parts of holiday crafting is making my own Christmas ornaments to keep and give as gifts. Even if you don’t have a big tree (or any tree), you can hang them in different areas to keep up the holiday cheer!
The Wild Olive blog has a really cute and quick embroidered felt ornament tutorial that includes templates for a traditional ornament set as well as a unique 2020-themed set.
For fans of pastels, the Hello Wonderful blog has instructions on how to make your own DIY unicorn bauble ornaments using just some basic craft supplies. They are quite easily customizable too!
A few cute felt ornament options can be found on the Miss Tricks Mix Crafts and DIY channel. The newest ornament tutorial is for a cute Christmas squirrel!
Don’t forget paper crafts can make great ornaments too! If you’re handy with some origami paper, try making niceno-1’s origami poinsettia wreath and attaching some ribbon or twine with a little glue to the back to turn it into an ornament.
Another really cute idea is to just draw some cute images and cut them out to turn them into ornaments. You can find some really cute Christmas drawing tutorials on Draw So Cute’s channel that would work great for that, like the easy nutcracker doll!
Searching for a knitting option? AmyGaines on Etsy has an affordable digital pattern set to help you make five different amigurumi animal ornaments.
Marie’s Kawaii World has several kawaii needle felt tutorials for Christmas, like the penguin in a santa hat. To learn how to turn any needle felting project into an ornament, she has a separate tutorial for that.
And AkameruKawaii has a DIY gingerbread house snow globe ornament how-to that is a super cute way to use some of your polymer clay stash!
You can find even more ornament and Christmas décor craft ideas in our Christmas Crafts section.
Andi lives in the countryside of Georgia in a house packed with kawaii decor and vintage toys. When she’s not barricaded in her pink craft room creating something, she can be found reading, playing Animal Crossing games, or baking something to satisfy her massive sweet tooth. Andi is currently taking a mental health break, but hopes to be back in 2023.