They're not just beautiful—they're also incredibly meaningful keepsakes.
When it's time to trim your Christmas tree this year, you may be drawn to your tried-and-true store-bought ornaments that have been sitting in your attic all year long. While they're a surefire way to spruce up your, well, spruce, we think DIY Christmas ornaments can be a more meaningful way to decorate your tree. (Especially if you can turn making handmade ornaments into a family Christmas activity and create memories together!) Whether you're already in the holiday spirit and can't wait to get to work, or want to hold off on making them until you've picked out your tree at one of the best Christmas tree farms near you, there's never a wrong time to start thinking about what homemade Christmas ornaments you want to craft.
To help you get inspired, we've rounded up some of our favorite easy-to-make DIY Christmas ornaments that will look just as good—if not better—than the ones you picked up at your favorite department store. With so many DIY decorations and options to choose from, you're bound to find something that suits your taste and, most importantly, your tree. From options that are perfect for rustic trees, like tiny ornaments made of twine, to modern, metallic clay ornaments and even Christmas cookie ornaments, there's something in here for everyone. So if you're tired of dusting off your old Christmas tree decor, we suggest you take a peek at some of these homemade versions you can make right now—all while indulging in a few of your favorite Hallmark movies!