DIY Christmas Tree Decorations to Treasure



There is nothing better than DIY Christmas Tree Decorations or ornaments. A Christmas tree filled with treasured decorations that each bring a memory to life.  There really is nothing better than the joy that a homemade tree decoration can bring to Christmas as they conjure up memories of Christmases past. 

There is nothing better than DIY Christmas Tree Decorations. A Christmas tree filled with treasured homemade ornements from Christmases past.

Yes, it is easier to buy your Christmas decorations but for a truly magical and memorable Christmas Tree then nothing compares to DIY Christmas Tree Decorations and they make for a fun Christmas craft.

So let’s take a look at all the DIY Christmas Tree decorations we have made over the years and a few of our favourites from other people too, there is so much Christmas creativity on show in this DIY Christmas ornaments.

DIY Christmas Tree Decorations

Fingerprint Christmas Tree Ornament made from Air Drying Clay will be a keepsake for many years to come and I adore them.  I love that this ornament has all our fingerprints on them.

These Gold and White Air Drying Clay Christmas Decorations are simple, but stylish and will look amazing on any tree no matter how chic or minimalist. Simple but stylish Christmas tree ornaments.

This simple Washi Tape Christmas Trees Garland is a simple DIY Christmas kids craft perfect for the festive season.  I really love using washi tape with children as it is simple to tear or cut. low-tac so they can remove and restick it and it comes in so many colours and patterns. You can also thread the garland on baker’s twine.

DIY Festive Clay and Cork Trees are a fab way to add a little simple festive cheer to a top.

DIY Mini Plant Pot Reindeer Ornaments are such a cute craft.  I love their eyes! Here we have the perfect Rudolf ornament.

Now these Clay Mittens Christmas Decorations are super cute and the little pompoms make them even more so and you could change the pompoms to coordinate with your decorations.

Festive and Beautiful Christmas Clay Crafts – a fabulous selection that you will treasure for years to come and anything that you make with clay you can also make with salt dough.

Air drying clay ornaments – for adults and children!

Glow in the Dark Clay Snowflake Ornaments

These Glow in the Dark Clay Snowflake Ornaments look beautiful in daylight, but they are something magical in the dark. The addition of glow in the dark glitter is so clever.

DIY Clay Star Candle Holders

These DIY Clay Star Candle Holders are so simple and sometimes that is all you need. These are perfect for Advent or the christmas table.

Free Printable Christmas Star Ornaments with Templates are super fun to make with the kids.

white clay Christmas fingerprint ornament

Make an adorable white clay Christmas fingerprint ornament with this step by step tutorial.  I love the addition of beads to the loop.

Card and Button Christmas Tree Decorations with free template are a great mess free craft activity to do with a group of children.  Everygreen Christmas trees with beautiful buttons.

These remembrance feather baubles are so simple to make. Losing someone you love is hard and celebrations seem to make that loss so much more acute in my experience. However, small things can help us remember the people we love and bring comfort when we are missing a loved one. These are made using glass ornaments.

White clay dough. Corn Flour dough, a fab alternative to salt dough You can really use a decorative ribbon to make these standout.

DIY Christmas Tree Luminaries

I love candles and I love Christmas.  Add the two together and you have these beautiful DIY Christmas Tree Luminaries made from air drying clay formed into a cone shpae.  These have been inspired by some I saw here. We are big fans of holiday keepsakes and these festive luminaries for battery operated tea lights would make the perfect gift or a treasured keepsake to bring out year after year.

Washi Tape Christmas Baubles with Free Printable – a fabulous low mess craft for kids.

DIY Fingerprint Snowmen Christmas Ornaments

Does it get much cuter than these DIY Fingerprint Snowmen Christmas Ornaments? I have a real soft spot for salt dough ornaments.

Felt Robin Christmas Ornament

This Felt Robin Christmas Ornament is a great craft to do with beginner sewers as felt doesn’t fray. Great for learning needle craft.

Craft Stick Snowflake Ornaments that sparkle with the christmas lights – find out our tip that makes these fun for impatient crafter as there is no waiting for glue to set. Fun DIY ornaments to make with a large group.

Cornflour dough tealight holders for Solstice – not strictly christmas, but too beautiful to leave out.

This is a fabulous way to use empty cotton reels to make a christmas Decoration. Simple and beautiful.

Plastic bowl Snow Globe Art for Kids

What child doesn’t love a snow globe?  My boys are obsessed with them and no matter where we go they shake them, which leaves me fearful of the dropping them as glass, water and my boys is not a great mixture.  Anyway, a plastic bowl snow globe is super fun to make and there is no glass involved.

Christmas decorating with dried orange slices – not only do they smell fabulous with the cinnamon sticks and orange, but they look great and are eco friendly.

How to make a yeti Ornament that has its own unique personality!

Tree decorations inspired by The Fir Tree – let the kids have fun with sparkly paper or foam and glue with this simple craft.

Clove and Orange pomanders are perfect for Christmas. They add a fabulously festive touch and scent to your home and for me are the smell of Christmas. I used to make these with my mum over advent when I was younger as we never put the tree up until after my birthday on 20th December, so they are so evocative of that time for me. An easy DIY Christmas decoration and I love the addition of evergreen foliage with them.

Not exactly A tree decoration but I couldn’t miss out our light up evergreen Scandi Braded Christmas Wreath – It was so simple to make and looks perfect hanging on the door.

These DIY Rainbow Clay Christmas Tree Decorations are the perfect homemade Christmas tree ornament for this year. This is a fun DIY Christmas craft that you can hang on the tree and be personalised.

This Simply Clay House Christmas Tree Decoration is the perfect way to memorialise this year – the year we stayed home. It is a super simple way to use clay to make a permanent reminder to bring our year after year and place it on our family Christmas tree.

These paper plate baubles are simple, mess-free and perfect for younger children, plus they look amazing.  Can you imagine a giant tree with these on perhaps in a classroom?

I love candlelight, especially during the Christmas when the dark nights are upon us.  There is something warming and comforting and these festive jam jar, and mason jar candle holders are so easy to make.  All you need is a selection of jam jars, things to decorate them with like burlap, strips of paper or fabric and some glue, hot glue gun or double-sided tape.


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