3 Great Homemade Ornament Ideas

Sure, you can buy all sorts of pre-made ornaments from the stores, and they can be as glamorous or cute as you like. However, homemade ornaments have something special about them that can't be replaced.

When you make an ornament, it becomes not just something physical but also turns into a memory. You get to associate that ornament with a particular time and place as well as the people you made them with. 


Not only that, when you make your ornaments you don't have to spend a  ton of money to get what you want. Up next we're going to tell you about homemade ornament ideas you can create to personalize the holidays. You can personalize them to suit you and your family and use the 

3 Great Homemade Ornament Ideas
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3 Homemade Ornament Ideas

Creating a homemade ornament does not only help you get affordable home decor, but it is a great way to spend quality time with your family. So make sure to involve your family with the creation of the ornaments up next. 

They require simple materials, and you can jazz them up as much or as little as you like. 


Twig Star Ornaments


  • Twigs
  • Rope or band
  • Glue gun
  • Colorful decorations such as sequins, ties, etc.
  • Paint

Step 1: Make sure that the twigs are of the same size and height. You may need to cut some parts to make it equal. For easy assembling, it’s ideal to make use of twigs that are of the same size as a pencil. 

Step 2: Match the ends of the twigs to create a star. In sticking two twigs together, match one thick and one thin. Make sure to bind each twig properly using a band or a rope to make sure that the star is more stable.  

Step 3: To complete the twig star ornament, you may embellish it with colorful items like sequins. You can also wrap it with colorful ties if you don’t want the wood to show up. The other option is to paint its body.

3 Great Homemade Ornament Ideas
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DIY Embroidery Hoop Ornament


  • Christmas fabric or any fabric with a design of your choice
  • 3” or 4” wooden hoops
  • Velvet ribbon
  • Faux embellishments such as beads, sequins, etc.
  • Glue or Glue gun
  • Scissors.

Step 1: Prepare the materials. Choose a fabric that is suitable for your theme to make the look seamless. The first step is to add a ribbon to the wooden hoops. Secure the ribbon with glue or a glue gun.

Step 2: Trace the wooden hoop into the fabric and cut the pattern. Make sure that the fabric perfectly fits the hoop before pasting it with glue or a glue gun. Aside from patterned fabric, you may also use the picture of your family to make it more personalized.

Step 3: If the pattern of the fabric is simple, you may add embellishments to it through sequins, beads, and other materials. You can hang the embroidery hoop ornament on your walls or Christmas tree.

3 Great Homemade Ornament Ideas
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Pinecone Owl


  • Pinecones
  • Felt paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue gun
  • Colorful feathers or craft paint
  • Hook

Step 1: Prepare the materials. You can make use of different pinecone sizes. Download a pattern of an owl if you can’t picture the look of an owl.

Step 2: Make a pattern through the use of the felt sheets with pieces for eyes and wings. Properly secure the parts of the owl into the pinecone through the use of a glue gun.

Step 3: To complete the looks of your pine cone owl, you may paint some parts as an added detail. 

Step4: Decide on how you want to display the owl as it will determine your finishing touches. You can display it on the counter or console or you may also hang it on the wall or Christmas tree. If you prefer to hang it, you tie your pinecone with a piece of twine.


Decorating your home for the holidays doesn't need to be expensive. In fact, making homemade ornaments is even better than buying them because you can make them your own. 

Being creative and resourceful is the key to creating holiday vibes in your home without breaking the bank. And these ornaments will become treasures and keepsakes in years to come. effortlessly.

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