10 Quick and Easy Christmas Ornament Crafts

Christmas Ornament Crafts

It’s that time of year…when you’re feeling constantly inspired by all of the beautiful things around you, but you’re too busy to make them. There’s still plenty of time for you to start crafting a handmade holiday  with DIY decorations and handmade Christmas ornament crafts for everyone on your list. And since we know it’s the busiest time of the year, we’ve created a holiday infographic with 10 easy gift ideas with clear glass ornaments. Each one takes just minutes! Ready to get {Read More}

Beaded Sculpey Polymer Clay Ornament

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A Sculpey Polymer Clay ornament is what I decided to make this year for the handmade ornament exchange in which I participate in. Each year a friend hosts a handmade ornament trade. Each person makes 12 ornaments and brings them to her Sip and Swap. We try new wines, have appetizers and consume cookies. Not necessarily in that order. Last year I made etched glass ornaments and in 2010, it was 3-d paper birdcages. I decided to go with Sculpey {Read More}

Country Chic DIY Gift Box Ornament

Country chic DIY gift box

Repurpose your fabric and ribbon scraps to create a unique DIY gift box holder. Decorate a paper mache box with your scraps, add glitter or buttons and a mini grapevine star or heart to create a country chic ornament for friends or family. This DIY gift box project makes a great gift that you can add your own personal touch for that someone special. Supplies needed to make your own country chic ornament and DIY gift box: 3″ Paper Mache {Read More}

Handmade Christmas Ornaments with Colorful Wax Paper Butterflies

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I love making handmade Christmas ornaments, but most of all I love making them with my family.  It’s just so therapeutic sitting down and making something for the holidays, instead of going to the busy malls and fighting for goods. I’ll show you this fun craft you can do with your kids for Christmas. Supplies needed to make your own handmade Christmas ornaments: Wax Paper Clear Ball Ornaments Butterfly Punch Crayons Iron (optional) Using crayons, color a sheet of wax paper.  Use {Read More}

Personalized Wire Craft Ornaments

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With the holidays quickly approaching, I’m sure you can think of a million and one ways to put these wire names to good use. Personalized craft ornaments? Check. Special gift tags? Check. Holiday dinner place settings? Check and check. The options are endless! Here’s what you’ll need to personalize your own wire craft ornaments: 12 Gauge Aluminum Jewelry Wire Baker’s Twine or Yarn Eurotool Adhesive Super New Glue Pliers with Cutter Instructions: 1. Write or print out in lowercase cursive {Read More}

Ornament Challenge 2011: Cupcake Ornaments

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I have a love for baking so when I saw a few dessert ornaments on Pinterest {my favorite site for inspiration} I knew exactly the direction I wanted to go in!  I wanted to make an ornament that was cute, fun and a little different from your normal “Christmasy” ornaments.  Everyone loves cupcakes, so why not put them on your tree, right?! To make these cupcake ornaments, you will need: Clear, Round Glass Ornaments 1 inch Styrofoam Balls Paint – I {Read More}