Easy Last Minute DIY Christmas Ornaments

Hi friends!  I’m so grateful that you came by today…it’s such a busy time of year, so I’m thankful that you’ve taken time out of your day to visit!  If you still have a few gifts to get, I have a really great and really simple project for you!

I’ve been seeing these DIY Christmas ornaments all over and I really wanted to make a couple of my own for our tree and for gifts!  These are so easy to make…less than 5 minutes each, and they cost less than $3.  Yep.  $3.  Awesome!


These silver and gold ornaments are so simple it seems silly to show you, but I had to because they’re so pretty.  And the great thing about them is you can use any colour and any material that you like!  So much possibility with these ornaments!  Side note…it’s looking like I could use a manicure…

Here’s How To:

  • You need:  empty plastic ornaments (you can buy them from Walmart or Michaels), some garland
  • Just guide the garland into the ornament and you’re done.  Yep.  So simple it hurts.  But pretty, no?  😉

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This snow globe ornament is very simple too!  And how cute is it?!

Here’s How To:

  • You need:  clear plastic ornament, tiny bottle brush tree, some fake snow, a pretty ribbon and your glue gun.
  • Put some glue on to the bottom of the tree and guide it into the ornament.
  • Sprinkle in the fake snow then add a pretty ribbon!
  • Done!

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That’s it!  These ornaments would make great teachers gifts, and hostess gifts as well!

Anyway, I hope all of your holiday prep is going well and you’re heading into Christmas feeling relaxed and ready to celebrate!  Once Sunday comes, I’m going to feel reeeeeeelaxed.  Special eggnog and treats here I come!

Have an inspired day!

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  • Reply Stephanie December 18, 2013 at 6:08 PM

    These turned out adorable!

    • Reply Jo-Anna December 19, 2013 at 9:21 PM

      Thank you Stephanie! They were fun to make!

  • Reply Shauna December 19, 2013 at 8:36 AM

    I never grow tired of those snow globe ornaments- so adorable! Merry Christmas Jo-Anna!

    • Reply Jo-Anna December 19, 2013 at 9:22 PM

      I don’t either! I love anything and everything snowglobe!

  • Reply Cristin @ Eve of Reduction December 19, 2013 at 12:17 PM

    It’s amazing how many really cute crafts can be made with the bottle brush trees. Love it!

    • Reply Jo-Anna December 19, 2013 at 9:22 PM

      Aren’t they the cutest! I want to put one on everything, lol!

  • Reply Sarah [] December 19, 2013 at 4:24 PM

    I’ve been looking for those little trees! Where do you buy them from?

    • Reply Jo-Anna December 19, 2013 at 4:37 PM

      I found mine at Michaels!

  • Reply AL TAN December 25, 2013 at 11:45 PM

    Nothing beats the fun of creating handmade Christmas ornaments.

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