No need to spend big bucks decking out the tree this year — just raid your craft stash to create these festive handmade ornaments.
1. Sweet Felt Rainbows
After a couple snips and a few stitches, you’ll have the brightest decoration ready to hang on the tree. Make it a family affair and watch the kids design their own masterpieces for a fun afternoon of holiday bonding.
2. Fancy Fair Isle Knits
These cozy ornaments knit up super quickly and use leftover yarn. Win, win!
3. Easy Owls
Pick your owl color and whip up an entire flock of these cuties without an extra trip to the craft store. Don’t be surprised when you have enough for gift giving, stocking stuffing or hanging on your tree — they’re that much fun to make!
4. Cool Modern Yarn Spheres
We love the modern, minimalist look of these ornaments, and we bet you already have all the necessary supplies on hand. Plus, you can make a matching garland to go with ’em!
5. Amazing Origami
Fold up a ton of these paper designs and you’ll have a standout tree with a totally unique vibe.
6. Snowflakes in Felt
The best part about felt: it never frays, making it so easy to work with. Hang ’em on your tree or around the house — wherever they end up, they’re sure to bring out some festive spirit.
7. Simple Crochet Ornaments
Sweet little circles of holiday happiness are easy to make when you have your trusty hook. And because you can customize the pattern in endless ways (thick stripes, thin stripes, no stripes!), you’ll never get bored.
8. Delicate Knit Snowflakes
Lacey and light-as-air, these snowflakes would look just as gorgeous hanging on a window sill as they would on your tree. Why not knit up a few and create your own winter wonderland?