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6 Stylish DIY Christmas ornaments you can easily make before the 25th

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Easy DIY Christmas ornaments for a gorgeous tree

This Christmas, skip heading to the store to stock up on your festive decorations and DIY your own Christmas ornaments instead! Handmade ornaments are not only crafty and cute, but are fun to make and provide a more personalized touch to your tree. Mix these unique holiday crafts with your traditional decorations for a stylish look this season.

From glitter and gold leaf to mason jars and wood slices, take a look at these six DIY Christmas ornament ideas from the blogger community at

1. Glitter dust

Easy DIY Christmas ornaments for a gorgeous tree
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Make your tree sparkle and shine this season with these DIY glitter dust ornaments. Just fill clear ornaments with glitter, confetti and garland to create these shimmering ornaments.

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2. Photo transfer

Easy DIY Christmas ornaments for a gorgeous tree
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Display your favorite memories during the holiday season by making these easy photo transfer ornaments. With wooden craft ornaments, white craft paint and a matte gel you can transfer family photos onto ornaments in five simple steps.

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3. Painted gold leaf

Easy DIY Christmas ornaments for a gorgeous tree
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Dress up inexpensive clear glass ornaments with a touch of craft paint and ribbon topped off with gold leaf to really make your tree shine. Learn how to apply gold leaf effortlessly to DIY these charming ornaments.

4. Mason jar lids

Easy DIY Christmas ornaments for a gorgeous tree
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Perfect for the farmhouse style home, these DIY mason jar lid ornaments will have you going mad for plaid and festive patterns. With scrapbook paper, lids, stickers, twine and some greenery, you can DIY these rustic ornaments.

5. Disney princesses

Easy DIY Christmas ornaments for a gorgeous tree
Image: As The Bunny Hops

Whether you’re a Cinderella, Snow White or Elsa fan, these DIY Disney princess ornaments are perfect for the whole family. Learn how to make your own with glitter and embellishments by following these kid-friendly tutorials.

6. Donuts with sprinkles

Easy DIY Christmas ornaments for a gorgeous tree
Image: Studio DIY

Take the nontraditional route when decorating your tree this year by creating these DIY donut ornaments. Follow this full tutorial for making these pretty plaster and paint donuts. Not only are they great as decoration, but they can also double as homemade holiday gifts for family and friends!

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