Unique Christmas Ornaments That They Will Love

July 21, 2022 8 min read

Are you marking a significant achievement? The first Christmas spent together as a married couple or the first Christmas spent with your new baby both make wonderful occasions to commemorate with one-of-a-kind Christmas ornaments.

You'll be able to find the perfect, unique Christmas ornaments for your tree with the help of this guide. This year, you can also shock the people you care about by placing personalized Christmas ornaments in their stockings as a surprise gift.

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2. Wine Corks

While you relax with a glass of wine, your children can enjoy an afternoon of arts and crafts. I believe that to be what they had in mind when they said "fun for the whole family."

3. Sprinkles

Your Christmas tree will look much more colorful with the addition of rainbow sprinkles. If you want to make a complete set out of your ornaments, you might try a variety of different shapes and sizes.

4. Burlap

These cute reindeer ornaments would be perfect gifts for teachers or grandparents because of their adorable design.

5. Sticks And Ribbon

Gather some sticks from your yard, and using ribbons of varying lengths and colors, tie them together in festive patterns. It doesn't get much simpler than this. Bam! Done.

6. Tealight

This is pure brilliance: Create a set of ornaments for your Christmas tree out of a pack of battery-operated tea lights by following the instructions in the package.

7. Scrabble Tiles

Use those Scrabble tiles you've been hoarding to make a one-of-a-kind ornament with just a little bit of glue, some felt, and some fake snow. If your Scrabble board has been collecting dust, put it to good use.

8. Cinnamon Sticks

Not only do these ornaments, which are crafted from cinnamon sticks and pine tree branches (whether real or fake! ), look absolutely adorable, but they will also fill your home with an intoxicatingly pleasant aroma.

9. Your Wedding Veil

Make an ornament out of a piece of your happiest memory and cover it in lace so that you can look at it and be reminded of your special day for years to come.

10. Buttons And Sewing Pins

Styrofoam cones can be embellished with bright green buttons and a variety of colored sewing pins to create miniature decorated trees for your evergreen.

11. Clothespins

Purchase an inexpensive pack of clothespins (or just use the ones you already have), take them apart, and reassemble them to create a dazzling blizzard of wooden snowflakes. Think of it as the ideal project for the kids to help out with during the afternoon.

12. Vintage Maps

Consider this ornament, which features a folded flower, to be the ideal choice for those who are frequently afflicted with the travel bug.

13. Music Sheets

You can make a sheet of music that isn't attached to anything into any shape you want, even if it's from back when the kids used to practice the piano. All that is required is a little bit of magical folding.

14. Wooden Craft Beads

Create tiny beardless Christmas elves out of craft beads made of wood and arrange them so that they can be tucked into the tree branches.

15. Antique Dollies

Your Christmas tree will have an air of instant sophistication if you hang a collection of vintage doilies from its branches using jar lids and ornament hangers.

16. Ribbons

This picture-perfect ornament can be crafted with gift ribbons and hot glue following a quick scavenger hunt for twigs in the yard.

17. Rolled Craft Paper

To create a unique and colorful holiday decoration that no one else has, roll up all of the scrap paper from your craft project.

18. Old Sweater Scraps

You can upcycle some of your old sweaters by turning them into plush wool ornaments by going through them and selecting a few. Cozy and endearing.

19. Soda Cans

Make ornaments out of aluminum cans by cutting them into glittery shapes; any design you choose will do (though we are partial to that cute snowflake).

20. Easter Eggs

If your tree is in desperate need of some color, turn it into a world of wonder with these sugared gum drops made from cardboard Easter eggs. Candy Land is the perfect theme for this type of world of wonder.

21. Hazelnuts 

Embrace the earthy tones of the season by fashioning a straightforward wreath out of a small handful of hazelnuts and tying it together with some baker's twine.

22. Alcohol Ink Dye

Clear ornaments can be transformed into stained glass Christmas decorations by having a few drops of colored alcohol ink dye added to each ornament. You will have the most beautiful tree in the neighborhood if you take care of it.

23. Cookie Cutters

Whether you or your husband is a sports fanatic, this is a fun way to show it off by transforming cookie cutters into colorful numbered jerseys. Now we have to decide which team will climb the tree the highest...

24. Popsicle Sticks

A paper box can be given the appearance of real wood by being covered in popsicle stick planks and then having your preferred holiday sentiment painted on it.

25. Printed Postcards

Craft some charming stuffed letters for your tree by printing postcards on pieces of fabric and giving them a vintage feel. If you've been particularly good this year, Santa might even give you one as a reward.

26. Bottle Caps

Allow the children to paint a number of bottle caps so that you can make a batch of glitter-filled macaroons. These macaroons should be bright and colorful.

27. Twigs

You can create a miniature rustic forest in your Christmas tree by using twigs from your yard and a bit of cardboard. This will give your tree a more woodsy feel.

28. Toilet Paper Tubes

Pinched toilet paper rolls and glittery craft paper can be used to create snow owls with sparkling eyes. Just make sure you don't forget about those feathers that are way too adorable.

29. Salt Shakers

You'll want to shake, shake, shake your way to Christmas tree ornaments that appeal to your inner foodie.

30. Tin Foil

The pantry in the kitchen is where you've stashed all of your craft supplies. That is all that is required to make the shimmering star that will sit atop your Christmas tree.

31. Mini Milk Jugs

A touch of rustic charm can be achieved by suspending miniature milk jugs that have been decorated with sprigs of greenery.

32. Antique Spoon Set

In order to complete this project of transforming flatware into a Santa hanger, it is time to revisit our previous experience with arts and crafts. Pinky promises you'll enjoy it.

33. Newspapers

You can make some absolutely stunning woven star ornaments out of a few pages from yesterday's newspaper and use them to decorate your Christmas tree.

34. Styrofoam Balls

A couple of frozen snowmen fashioned from Styrofoam balls and Epsom salt are about as adorable as it is possible to get.

35. Baby's First Christmas

This ornament is filled with memories that you will love to hang on your tree every year, whether it is for your own new baby or for the baby of a friend or family member.

36. Beaded Candy Canes

These candy canes won't go bad after being stored for a while.

37. Book Page Wreaths

You don't need to look any further if you're looking for a way to repurpose all of those books that you won't ever read again.

38. Car Silhouette

Create a memento of your most memorable excursion behind the wheel with a car silhouette.

39. Chalkboard Ornaments

The best thing about this ornament is that it is not only something that you can make yourself, but that it is also something that your children can assist you in making.

40. Sequin Snow Globe

According to the instructions for making this ornament, the process should take no more than ten minutes. That's about as straightforward as it gets.

41. Wood Blocks

These bright blocks are simple to make and can have any number of colors that you like.

42. Embroidery Hoops

The unanticipated piece of Christmas decoration that you did not realize you required is an embroidery hoop.

43. Fabric Covered Trees

Use these trees to break away from the traditional red and green color scheme of Christmas.

44. Gingerbread Men

Although these gingerbread men aren't actually made of gingerbread, they still manage to maintain their adorable appearance.

45. Gingham And Brown Paper

If you have leftover scraps of fabric lying around the house, you should definitely make some of these ornaments.

46. Gem Icicles

You can give your tree some extra "bling" with these artificial icicles.

47. Initial Ornament

Making initial ornaments is the ideal justification for making one for each of your closest friends and family members.

48. Spice Jar Lid Star

The fact that you can make the star out of any color ribbon that you want makes it simple to incorporate a great deal of variety, which is the most enjoyable aspect of this ornament.

49. Lace Embossed Clay Stars

The lace embossing on these ornaments adds just the right amount of sophistication.

50. Blown Glass Inspired Ornaments

These ornaments are about as basic as it gets in terms of complexity. After you have poured paint into a plain glass ball and given it some agitation, you are finished.

51. Marbled Ornaments

You absolutely must incorporate this season's marble trend into every aspect of your life, including your Christmas tree.

52. Cornstarch Shapes

These ornaments made of cornstarch can be formed into virtually any design imaginable. This blogger went with mittens in the shape of Michigan, but you can choose anything you like.

53. Moon Phases

These ornaments depicting the phases of the moon are so cute!

54. Pinecone Angels

If you can get the majority of the supplies from your yard, then you can rest assured that it will be simple.

55. Plaid Rag Ornament

Use an old, unattractive shirt that your husband has lying around as an ornament if you've been itching to get rid of it for a while now.

56. Quilt Blocks

These ornaments, which are easy to make and take their design cues from quilting patterns, are perfect for gift-giving.

57. Wooden Sled

Make it a family activity and teach the kids how to make their own ornaments.

58. Jar Lid Reindeer

These Christmas ornaments are just too cute to pass up making.

59. Silhouettes

These ornaments are the ideal way to capture timeless moments of your children, allowing you to proudly display their likenesses on your Christmas tree for many years to come.

60. Gold Mistletoe Ornament

Ornaments of gilded mistletoe from Terrain look equally as beautiful hanging from the tree as they do along the door frame.

61. Classic Blues in Flame Stitch by Kimberly Whitman

A flame stitch ornament that was handcrafted by Bauble Stockings in an environment that supported fair trade will lend an air of antiquity to the Christmas tree.

62. Baker Ornaments

These ornaments from St. Frank are ideal gifts for anyone in your life who has a passion for cooking. Both the spoons and the jugs are made of wood, but the spoons have been carved by hand, and the jugs are made of red clay.

63. Frosted Pomegranate Glass Ornament

There is no such thing as having an excessive amount of pomegranates dripping from your tree because doing so is a sign of good fortune and prosperity.

64. Chestnut Tartan Glass Ball Ornament

Belgium is the country of origin for these hand-painted glass ornaments, which feature a plain cotton ribbon as their finishing touch.

65. Gummy Bear Glass Ornaments

These adorable gummy bear ornaments from Terrain will bring a sense of nostalgia to adults, while also maintaining a sense of playfulness and enjoyment for children.

66. Indigo Painted Glass Ball Ornaments

This is not your standard ornament in the color blue. These are one of a kind and can only be found at March SF. They are hand painted in Belgium using indigo.

67. Fruit and Vegetable Ornaments

Since giving fruit as a gift during the holidays is a centuries-old tradition, you might want to consider giving a basket or dish that can be used repeatedly.

68. Vintage-Inspired Bell Ornaments

These copper bells from Food 52 will lend a touch of nostalgic allure to the Christmas tree, or if strung on ribbon, they will lend a warm and inviting ring to the front door.

69. Vegetable Garden Glass Ornaments

A delightful basket filled with fruits and vegetables for the Christmas tree will look oh so enchanting hung from the boughs of the tree.

70. Black & White Sheep Ornament

A nod can be made to the traditional Christmas story by including a menagerie among the ornaments on the tree.

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