Now that we’re well and truly soaking up the Christmas spirit, our attentions have been turned to the humble ol’ Christmas tree and the fun, unique ways to decorate it this festive season.
Every now and then, a colorful and quirky non-traditional ornament comes up in our Pinterest feeds, making us realize that there’s a whole lot more to Christmas decorations than just red, green, and gold.
That’s why we’ve rounded-up over 30 DIY Christmas ornaments to drape your tree in the most playful and vibrant decorations you’ve ever laid your eyes on!
From tattoo-covered baubles, to dinosaurs, crystals, pineapples and more – you won’t want to miss the following DIY tutorials!
How stunning is this DIY agate slice ornament from A Bubbly Life? It instantly makes your Christmas tree look like it’s worth a million dollars!
A Kailo Chic Life has created these DIY mud cloth inspired ornaments for a twist on the more traditional styles. We love them!
These blue and white marbled ornaments couldn’t be further from your traditional red, green, and gold styles – yet they’re beautiful enough to still look fantastic on any tree! Check out the full tutorial from Alice and Lois.
Am Dolce Vita chose a monochrome look for her DIY non-traditional Christmas ornaments. These are so easy and fun to create!
Fancy decorating your tree in some colorful and quirky emoji ornaments? A Subtle Revelry did, so she created this wonderful DIY tutorial!
Who knew that it was so easy to turn regular pine cones into these summer inspired pineapple versions? You’ll love this tutorial by Aww Sam on Brit + Co!
We can’t believe how crafty and creative these DIY phone photo ornaments are from Club Chica Circle! These would also make fabulous gifts for any loved one.
These glittery gum drop ornaments from Dream A Little Bigger on Lines Across almost look good enough to eat! What colors will you create?
If you’d prefer to buy your own cute ornament templates and fold them yourself, then you’ll love this DIY kit from Field Guide 35! Alternatively, look for some free templates on the internet to recreate something similar.
Love macarons? Why not create your own ornament versions to hang on your Christmas tree, just as Get Creative Juice has done?
Gimme Some Oven has cleverly filled clear glass baubles with fun things such as sprinkles to create these non-traditional (but awesome) Christmas ornaments. We adore them!
We’d love a cute narwhal hanging on our tree this festive season, wouldn’t you? He’s super fun and simple to create too, thanks to this DIY tutorial from Grain Line Studio!
Mini gum ball machines as ornaments? Yes please! Greta’s Day is the clever crafter behind these colorful, non-traditional decorations.
If these giant cupcake ornaments from I Love to Create Blog don’t get you in the mood to party, then we don’t know what will! Be sure to check out the full tutorial for instructions.
Cacti are all the rage now, so why not incorporate them into your Christmas décor? My Poppet created these awesome versions out of baubles and we think they’re a genius idea!
These DIY abstract inspired baubles from Paper & Stitch are magnificent! We love the non-traditional and cute color scheme too.
You can also easily turn dinosaur figurines into glittery Christmas ornaments by following this tutorial from Parents.com. Children and adults alike will love these!
Here’s one for the car lovers! Please Note has actually turned some amazing models of cars into Christmas inspired ornaments. They’re non-traditional, but totally original!
How good are these God’s Eye ornaments with a Scandi twist? Remodelista will teach you everything you need to know to recreate your own!
Here’s another kit you can buy to DIY your very own geometric ornaments! Check out Snug Studio for more info!
Did you know that you can also turn baubles into candy look-a-like ornaments, just as Studio DIY has done? Brilliant!
Pizza, pretzel, taco, pop tart, animal cookie…oh my! Studio DIY has created all of our favorite snacks as quirky, novelty ornaments. We can’t wait to make these for our Christmas tree!
Speaking of snacks, how about these DIY fries ornaments for Christmas? They might make us a little bit hungry every time we glance at them, but we still love this idea from Studio DIY!
Here’s some more Emoji inspired ornaments, this time from Studio DIY! These ones are made from clay – how spectacular!
We think these DIY donut ornaments from Studio DIY are one of our favorite designs – how cute do they look? You can paint these in any color that you wish!
Tattly will show you how to recreate these DIY temporary tattoo baubles using any tattoo that your heart desires. We think this is a genius idea!
Tell, Love and Party has created these DIY popsicle ornaments to jazz-up her Christmas tree this festive season. Delightful!
Here’s another DIY non-traditional Christmas ornament project using temporary tattoos, this time from The Crafted Life. We’ve fallen head-over-heels in love with these floral baubles.
You can also turn ordinary green Christmas ornaments into Ninja Turtle inspired ones, thanks to this DIY tutorial from The Crafting Chicks. You won’t want to miss this one!
It’s so incredibly easy to recreate these DIY air-dry clay feather ornaments to hang on your tree this Christmas – just ask The Gilded Hair!
There you have it – over 30 DIY non-traditional ornaments to jazz-up your Christmas tree this festive season! Which projects will you be making? We’d love to hear from you in the comments section below!