10 creative ideas for DIY tree ornaments
In the center of the Christmas festivities is the Christmas tree - covered in beautiful ornaments and garlands. Here you can find 10 creative and impressive DIY tree ornament ideas - from computer parts to cinnamon sticks, these small figurines are guaranteed to bring fun and joy in the holiday season!
Take cork stoppers from wine bottles, cut them in half so you have two shorter corks, then glue the pieces into Christmas shapes. When done, just tie a little ribbon on the top an they are ready to go on the Christmas tree.
Computer hardware ornaments
Take some small old computer parts (RAM works best), tie a colorful ribbon and hang on the Christmas tree. You have funny, creative and nerdy Christmas ornaments!
Christmas is in the middle of winter, but that is the perfect time to remember the hot sunny days. For this one you have to prepare in advance - save some sand and small shells from the beach during the summer holidays. Fill about a quarter of a transparent ball ornament with sand and put the shells on top of it. If you make a new one each year you can have a whole Christmas tree with summer memories.
You will need some good ginger cookie dough, cut holiday shapes and using a needle make a small hole in one end. Bake till golden and after cooling thread a ribbon or a piece of string in each hole. Put up on the Christmas tree - they look beautiful and you can eat them if you get hungry!
Bottle caps ornaments
Glue together bottle caps, beads and ribbon to make snowmen and reindeer heads.
Cinnamon stick trees
Take cinnamon sticks, glue some pine twigs on it and decorate with beads, buttons and ribbon to create a beautiful and fragrant Christmas tree ornament.
Had a set of six beautiful teacups, but now have only two or three left? Give them a second life as tree ornaments! Drill a hole trough the bottom and tie a tiny bell in each - they will look amazing on your Christmas tree.
Pasta comes in many shapes, test the limits of your imagination by creating pasta tree ornaments. Glue together the pasta pieces and put on the Christmas tree. To make them sparkle - paint them in different colors and cover with glitter!
Who doesn't have some old CDs in the garage - instead of throwing them away, cut some in little pieces and glue them to plain Christmas ornament balls. Now you have sparkly disc-o ball for your Christmas tree!
Stylish glitter balls
Get a plain transparent Christmas tree ball ornament. Put some clear glue on, leaving some parts clean. Dip in glitter and it is ready.