Making handmade Christmas decorations will not only save you money, but it will also allow you to express your creativity in a very festive way.
Luckily, most of the materials used in making handmade Christmas ornaments are inexpensive and easy to find at craft stores and dollar stores. You will also find books, magazines and websites with lots of ideas and step-by-step instructions. Many projects are so easy that even children can do them.
If you want to make your own Christmas ornaments, below you will find three video tutorials.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful. ~ Norman Vincent Peale
Handmade Christmas Ornament Ideas
Celebrate the spirit of Christmas by decorating your home with your very own Christmas ornaments. You can create traditional ornaments or you can unleash your artistic side and use non-traditional materials and colors.
Easy to Make Christmas Angel
These lovely angels could be used as centerpieces or to decorate your mantel or side table.
Make Handmade Christmas Decorations Using Beads
Add a little spark to your tree with these unique ornaments made with beads.
Quick and Easy Handmade Christmas Ornaments
These ornaments are extremely easy to make and they are so much fun!
Books of Interest
The following books are filled with ideas for making your own Christmas decorations:
Handmade Christmas: The Best of Martha Stewart Living by Martha Stewart Living Magazine
Papercrafts for Christmas: Making Cards and Decorations by Judy Balchin and Polly Pinder
Simply Handmade: 365 Easy Gifts & Decorations You Can Make (Crafts) by Carol Field Dahlstrom and Better Homes and Gardens Books
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