The best DIY Christmas Keepsake Decorations 1



I am a massive fan of Christmas keepsake decorations We have loads we have made over the years graduating from salt dough, to homemade clay and then to air dry clay and even microwave clay. I love having something which we bring out each year to remind us of christmases past, plus they make the best gifts for grandparents and godparents.

The Best DIY Christmas Keepsake Decorations that your family will cherish for years to come. These craft ornaments are beautiful and meaningful.

I gathered up some of my favorite ornament keepsake crafts that you can make with children and cherish for years to come.

Before we start I want to share with you my top tip. Make sure you add the date somewhere on the ornament so you can look back and remember.

The Best DIY Christmas Keepsake Decorations that your family will cherish for years to come. These craft ornaments are beautiful and meaningful.

There really is something for every ability here and each one of them could be made using any of the clay’s. So if you don’t fancy making your own there is no shame in shop bought at all.

The best DIY Christmas Keepsake Decorations

Click on each link to take you to the simple how-to instructions for each keepsake ornament! Let me know which ones you will try this year!

Santa Handprint Keepsake

Santa Handprint Keepsake – You would never guess that this father Christmas from Messy Little Monster was a keepsake at first glance, it is just

Do you have a Frozen fan in the house, if so this Olaf Salt Dough Keepsake

Do you have a Frozen fan in the house, if so this Olaf Salt Dough Keepsake from I Heart Arts and Crafts is perfect?

Christmas Tree Keepsake Ornament

Perhaps you have a larger family or older kids, if so them our Christmas Tree Keepsake Ornament is what you need.

Snowman Handprint Keepsake from Learning and Exploring Through Play may be my favorite keepsake of all.

This Snowman Handprint Keepsake from Learning and Exploring Through Play may be my favorite keepsake of all.

Snowman fingerprint keepsake decoration

I love fingerprint decorations – we made our own snowman ones here using microwave drying clay (perfect for impatient people like me), but this saltdough one by Crafty Morning is just adorable.

Nativity Salt Dough Keepsake ornament

This Nativity Salt Dough Keepsake ornament from The Imagination Tree is just adorable and perfect for doing at Sunday school.

Handprint keepsake decoration

Perhaps you want something simple, which is great if you have little children, this adorable handprint from mama papa buba is perfect.

These simple white clay Christmas fingerprint ornament are perfect for making year after year.

Or how about these red love heart ones?

How about these simple photograph salt dough keepsake ornaments . They are just so clever by The Best Ideas for Kids.

This Kids Artwork Modge Podge Ornament is easy to make and perfect for the little ones. From How To Nest For Less.

Peace dove Christmas keepsake

I really adore this Peace Dove from Anna at The Imagination Tree

Reindeer ornaments

Perhaps dough is not you bag then how about printing on to white ornaments? How cute are these reindeers?

Stocking Christmas Deocration

Or you could buy a pre made decoration and just add your own fingerprints

Canvass Christmas Keepsake

I love the idea on printing on to a tiny canvas – how cute is this wreath from Celebration Shoppe?

Reindeer Christmas Handprint Clay Keepsake Decoration

Reindeer Handprint Clay Ornament From Happy Go Lucky

The Best DIY Christmas Keepsake Decorations that your family will cherish for years to come. These craft ornaments are beautiful and meaningful.


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