Bring a little extra sparkle to your Christmas tree this year with a gorgeous crystal ornament bell. Featuring 231 shimmering facets, this Swarovski bauble is sure to ring the chimes of winter magic. It also makes a great gift to send this season. Personalize with a message or name to really make it a one-of-a-kind gift that your recipients will cherish.
Using natural items, this DIY ornament craft is easy to make and perfect for decorating your tree. It’s also a great way to teach kids about the natural world.
You can even use different twigs of different lengths to create a unique tree shape. Then you can hang bulbs, photos and other mini ornaments from each of the different twigs.
Lip Balm Ornaments
Aside from the obvious twig ornament, the best Christmas ornaments are those that are unique and personal. Here are some of our favorite ideas for giving a gift that will be treasured long after the baubles have been put away.
The best ornaments come in a variety of materials, from wood to glass to metal to plastic. A crystal ornament is a classic choice, but if you’re feeling adventurous there are some really cool alternatives to the traditional ball shape.
Scrabble Tile Ornaments
Scrabble Tile Ornaments are a super easy DIY Christmas project that can be personalized with any phrase or word you want. They’re fun to make and great for kids!
To start, cut strips of heavy chipboard the same width as your letter tiles. If you don’t have chipboard, you can also use large craft sticks instead.
One of my favorite Christmas traditions is adorning the tree with unique ornaments that make the holiday feel extra special. If you are looking for a fun new way to deck out your yuletide display, consider these globe-themed baubles. Affordably priced, they come in a variety of colors and sizes to fit your particular tree’s style. Best of all, they are fun to make and fun to give as well! The most challenging part is deciding which of the many fun and festive ornaments you want to display this season.
Dala Horse Ornaments
One of the most beloved Swedish souvenirs, the Dala Horse is a carved and painted wooden figurine that originated in the province of Dalarna. Originally used as a children’s toy, it has become a symbol of Swedish culture and handicrafts.
During the 17th century, soldiers from across Sweden would board in homes throughout the region and carve toy horses as gifts for families. Eventually, they became a popular barter item.
Pinecones make a natural and inexpensive addition to any holiday decoration. They’re easy to find and incredibly attractive, so if you have the time, head out foraging in your yard or nearby forest.
These squat cones look adorable paired with jute twine hangers, faux berry clusters, and a few drops of snow queen spray paint. They also come in an array of different shades to match any decor.
Light Bulb Snowmen
Don’t throw away those burnt out light bulbs this year – instead, upcycle them into a sparkling snowman ornament that will brighten your holiday tree! These easy-to-make ornaments only require a few basic materials and a bit of glitter.
Start by painting the bulb white and then sprinkle on a bit of white glitter. Next, paint eyes, a mouth and buttons on the bulb. Finally, add a carrot nose using orange craft paint.
Glass Rudolph Ornaments
Add a touch of the wintry forest to your Christmas tree with this beautiful glass Rudolph ornament. A dazzling design with transparent blue glass, this ornament features a fritfetti eye and trademark red nose!
These beautiful glass ornaments are the perfect addition to any collection. Mix and match different shapes, sizes and colours to keep your tree looking spectacular for the holidays!