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101 Homemade Gift Ideas for
Christmas Tree Ornaments as Gifts
Making and gifting Christmas ornaments has
forever been very popular and still continues to be. With your own
creative ideas, you will be able to make different types of
decorative ornaments to give as gifts. Here are a few ideas to get
84. Felt ornaments are very easy to make and look very
pretty. You can get
detailed instructions and templates for making felt ornaments
on our website.
85. Buy light bulbs in assorted colors and shapes and paint
them using solid or metallic colors or glue glitter.
86. Make scented ornaments using potpourri. Tie lavender, rose,
cinnamon spice, pumpkin pie spice, apple cinnamon or any other
potpourri of your choice in a square cloth or any pretty
handkerchief with a ribbon. This ornament not only looks pretty
hanging on the Christmas tree, but also fills the room with a
87. Make jeweled velvet ornaments by making stuffed
ornaments in different shapes from velvet cloth in rich colors and
sewing or hot gluing sparkling beads, stones, junk jewelry etc.
88. Wreath ornaments can be made by stringing beads, jingle
bells, cotton balls, dried berries and seedheads etc. through a
wire and twisting it to form a circle.
89. Dough ornaments are very easy to make. Choose from a
variety of dough
recipes and make desired shapes out of the prepared dough.
Most popular are salt dough and cinnamon-applesauce dough
90. Photo frame ornaments are great keepsakes. Slide your
(or your kidsí or gift recipientís) photos in small square, round
or oblong photo frames. Hot glue ribbon on top to make a loop.
Decorate with any other craft material if you wish.
91. If you can crochet, make crocheted ornaments like
snowflake, angels etc. Here are instructions for a Rose Snowflake:
Materials: Size G hook (#8), 4 ply worsted weight yarn (crochet
Size: 5" across
Ch 8, sl st in first ch to form ring.
Round 1: Ch 7, dc in ring, (ch 5, dc in ring) 4 times, ch 5, sl st
in 2nd ch of ch-7. (6 sps)
Round 2: sl st in next loop,m ch 4 (counts as 1 tr); holding back
last loop of each tr on
hook, make 3 tr in ch-5 loop, yo and through 4 loops on hook (4 tr
cluster), * ch 9, 4 tr
cluster in next loop, repeat from * 4 times, ch 9, sl st in top of
Round 3: * Ch 7, sl st in 4th ch from hook for picot, ch 9, sl st
in 4th ch from hook for
picot, ch 3, sl st in top of cluster; in ch-9 loop work sc, hdc, 4
dc, hdc, sc, sl st in top of
next cluster, repeat from * around, end sl st in sl st ab beg of
round. End off.