Here is a collection of fun DIY painted Christmas ornaments that both kids and adults will love to make. What a fun way to decorate!
As the holidays approach, one of the most treasured traditions is decorating the Christmas tree. While store-bought ornaments may be readily available, there’s something truly special about adding your personal touch with simple DIY painted Christmas ornaments – they add creativity to holiday decor while giving family and friends an opportunity to bond while making treasured pieces that will last through generations!
DIY Painted Ornaments
Painted Christmas ornaments are an amazing way to display your artistic side, whether you are an experienced painter or just starting out. Their endless possibilities range from traditional holiday designs to modern abstract artistry; so let us celebrate these DIY painted ornaments this holiday season by offering ideas and inspiration!
Ornaments have always been an integral part of holiday traditions, whether crafted as family activities, given as thoughtful presents, or simply added to one’s tree.
As you embark on your DIY ornament journey, keep in mind that crafting together with loved ones, sharing ideas and seeing plain ornaments transform into miniature works of art is a source of great pleasure and togetherness. So gather your paints, brushes and plain ornaments – get crafting!
Joining in the tradition of DIY painted Christmas ornaments not only produces beautiful decorations but also builds lasting memories while deepening appreciation of artistry of this festive season.
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Fun Painted Ornaments to Try
Christmas Tree Light Bulb Ornament From Crafts by Amanda
My typical approach for prepping light bulbs involves making sure they are free from dust, rinsing them under running water for 30 seconds before giving them another rinse in white vinegar. While usually painting using brushes, this particular project required using spray cans instead, in order to achieve a sunset effect more easily than would otherwise be achievable with brushes (not impossible, just more challenging).
Cupcake Ornaments for Christmas From DIY Candy
Have you ever seen anything so delicious as these handmade cupcake ornaments? Regular ornaments painted to look like delicious cupcake treats make an impressively tasty ornament display!
I love creating more imaginative ornies, like turning ornaments into cupcakes! Have you ever seen such adorable and delicious-looking ornaments?
DIY Air Dry Clay Ornaments for Christmas From The Home Intent
These air dry clay ornaments are affordable and fun to make – plus, their customizable shapes allow for endless creativity! You can create any ornament you want!
My decorations for Christmas are kept fairly minimal, featuring mostly natural decor made from materials found outdoors or collected for free or cheap from various sources.
I don’t consider myself to be particularly crafty, but when the Christmas spirit strikes I always have an urge to create new Christmas tree ornaments! I always get excited by Christmas craft spirit!
DIY Chalk Paint Ornaments From Easy Peasy and Fun
These DIY Chalk Paint Ornaments are a fun project for the whole family to participate in together. Kids and grownups will both find making them enjoyable, and once decorated they look fantastic on your Christmas tree!
Not only is this an enjoyable ornament-making activity for kids, it makes an excellent present too!
DIY Clay Christmas Ornaments From DIY Candy
These DIY clay Christmas ornaments are kid-safe yet still look fantastic on your tree! Simple to create using paint of your choice.
Even if you’ve never crafted before, these ornaments are easy to create! Just cut out clay pieces, paint and string them to make the ornaments. Kids or adults can participate in making these beautiful holiday gifts!
Dollar Tree Christmas Crafts Clay Pot Reindeer From Creatively Beth
Create a Dollar Tree Christmas Crafts Clay Pot Reindeer ornament in just 30 minutes using mini clay pots purchased from Dollar Store along with paint, wiggle eyes, chenille stems and pom pom nose. Just in time to celebrate Christmas in July! Stay tuned as I will be sharing more ideas!
Easy Hand-Painted Glass Ornaments with DecoArt From Creatively Beth
DecoArt Americana Acrylics make creating hand-painted glass ornaments easy! I have had an obsession with vintage glass ornaments since childhood when my Grandparents’ Christmas tree mesmerized me. Their colors, sparkle, and shine still fascinate me today; whenever I spot any vintage glass ornament I grab it up. Here are the steps for creating these hand-painted vintage glass ornaments inspired by my collection – let’s get started!
Easy Wood Slice Christmas Tree Ornament Craft From Projects with Kids
Kids of all ages will enjoy creating this fun Christmas ornament craft this holiday! An easy project and great homemade present idea.
Christmas ornaments make wonderful keepsake presents for friends and family members. Have children personalize each wooden slice by writing their name and date on its back, before gifting as Christmas presents to family and friends.
How to Make Light Bulb Christmas Ornaments From Sustain My Craft Habit
Turn your old spiral bulbs into adorable Santa light bulb ornaments for Christmas with this fun upcycling craft idea!
So with so many bulbs at home, I decided to create these adorable Santa Clause light bulb Christmas ornaments! While I used spiral-shaped bulbs for mine, regular shaped bulbs would also work perfectly well! Plus if you prefer buying, here are links below where you can purchase some creative ornaments!
How to Paint Wooden Ornaments for Christmas From Mod Podge Rocks
Learn to paint wooden ornaments using adhesive stencils, glitter and Mod Podge for a fun Christmas decoration that you can personalize easily! This Christmas decor project makes an impactful holiday statement!
Skills Required: Beginning. Experience in acrylic painting is helpful as you’ll be painting with small stencils. If this is your first time using adhesive stencils, start practicing on an inconspicuous surface first before diving in fully.
Macaron Salt Dough Ornament From ThirtySomethingSuperMom
Make DIY ornaments using this basic salt dough ornament recipe and discover how to craft salt dough macaron ornaments!
No matter if you want to create macaron ornaments or simply find the ideal salt dough ornament recipe, this post has something for you.
Something about the holidays sparks my creativity. I enjoy creating handmade Christmas presents and decorations for myself and my home.
Make Your Own Wooden Love & Joy Christmas Ornament From In The Playroom
This classic Love and Joy wooden Christmas tree ornament will look beautiful hanging on your Christmas tree this holiday season, while being great fun to craft as gifts for friends and family as presents!
These DIY holiday ornaments will look beautiful whether displayed on an actual Christmas tree – be it Norway spruce, balsam fir, pine tree or another type – or an artificial one you can reuse each year.
Painted Pinecone Christmas Ornaments From Sustain My Craft Habit
Handmade ornaments can be so much fun to craft, and will look stunning on your Christmas tree year after year! Why not create several festive Christmas ornaments as gifts for coworkers or neighbors?
This easy Christmas craft idea can also provide an enjoyable activity to do together as part of holiday festivities!
Red Truck With Christmas Tree Ornament From The Country Chic Cottage
Create this red truck ornament in just minutes using step by step instructions! Perfect Christmas craft idea.
Christmas ornaments can be an enjoyable part of the festive spirit, thanks to their wide array of styles. There’s literally an ornament for virtually anything you could possibly want on your tree this holiday season!
Think about it – whether you prefer classic, whimsical, or elegant ornaments, they are all easily available to you.
Reindeer Wooden Slice Ornaments From Easy Peasy and Fun
This fun project will be great to do with your children if they haven’t made any homemade Christmas tree decorations yet.
Christmas crafts provide us with an opportunity to be creative during the holiday season and we enjoy making them.
Tree Branch Snowman Ornaments From Creatively Beth
Gather all your supplies. Paint the center of Birch tree branch slices with Titanium White Americana acrylic paint, applying two coats if necessary and leaving to dry overnight. Americana acrylics provide superior one-coat coverage; I love using them. A bulk bag of 100 mini branch slices should yield approximately 33 ornaments.
More DIY Ornaments to Make:
- Stick Christmas Tree Ornament Craft for Kids
- Christmas Window Ornament Craft for Toddlers and Preschoolers
- DIY Snowman Ornament Made from Recycled Egg Cartons
- Recycled Christmas Tree Ornament Craft for Kids
- Paper Rudolph Ornament Craft from Recycled Materials
- String Rudolph Ornament Craft for Kids
- Ugly Sweater DIY Christmas Ornament
- Popsicle Stick Wrapped Elf Ornament Craft for Kids