Artistic Music Sheet Mini Paper Christmas Tree

31 Easy and Adorable Christmas Ornaments Kids Can Make

Artistic Music Sheet Mini Paper Christmas Tree

A little glue, some glitter, and a few basic craft supplies equal loads of easy Christmas ornaments for kids to make. These homemade Christmas ornaments add a special touch to your tree. Let them show of their crafty side with our 20-plus creative personalized ornament ideas.

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Children of any age can help make these sweet keepsake handprint ornaments. Older kiddos can help mix up the salt dough, but all they really need to do is press their handprint into the finished ornament. Be sure to write the year on the back of the finished ornaments that make a sweet gift for grandparents or other family members.



What kid wouldn't want their name displayed on the tree? Start with a round papier-mache ornament and spray with chalkboard paint. Cut out a snowflake from patterned paper for the center and a length of pom-pom trim for the edges. The piece de resistance? Your child's name written in white marker (or chalk if you'd the chance to redo it).


This adorable homemade Christmas ornament showcases your child's coloring skills! Have them color on a plain wood slice ornament. Cover the drawing with a light coat of decoupage and let dry. Use a Cricut or other cutting machine to add a name and date with sticker vinyl. Hang the finished DIY ornament with plain twine.

Help the little ones fill these DIY surprise ball ornaments with small gifts and candies before covering the surface in crepe paper streamers. Then, use cardstock and markers or paint to add additions ears and tails.



Add a whimsical touch to your tree with these adorable DIY pinecone ornaments. They all start with pine cones collected from the back yard. Have each child make a personalized ornament by adding a wooden bead face, felt cap, and colorful scarf!

Even the littlest of hands will have no problem creating these easy ornaments. Wrap inexpensive cookie cutters with ribbon until covered; hang with a loop of patterned twine or narrow ribbon.


Add a festive touch to your tree with these DIY painted llama ornaments. Use our free pattern to cut out the llama shape, then let the kids decorate however they with markers, ribbon, and glue.

It's easy to make your own ornament. Think 3D with this easy Christmas craft for kids. A tiny box and some flat embellishments make a wintry view you hang from your tree.

Little kids will love making their own holiday scenes with these easy-to-assemble ornaments. Insert small bits of greenery, faux snow, miniature pinecones, or other accents (even small toys) into one half of a sphere-shape plastic ball. Seal the second half using hot glue and hang with a ribbon.


Bring back the classic dough ornaments with these fragrant (and pretty!) cinnamon-applesauce ornaments. These homemade baked Christmas ornaments start with a rolled dough and cookie cutters. Bake them up and decorate with puffy paint to create a personalized ornament.

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Inexpensive straws give a kid-friendly twist to the creation of these Scandinavian-inspired ornaments. You'll need metallic or patterned straws, cotton string, a dull-point needle, and beads. Help younger kids cut the straws into four 5-inch lengths; four 3-inch lengths; and four 2-inch lengths. Cut a 5-foot length of string and thread with a beading needle.

String one 2-inch straw, two 5-inch straws, and another 2-inch straw. Push the straws toward the end of the string (leaving a 3.5-inch tail), and pull the two tails of the string taught to create a diamond shape. Hold strings tight and tie off with a square knot, leaving a 3-inch tail at the beginning end.

String one 2-inch straw and one 5-inch straw onto needle, then tie it off at the top of the diamond. Repeat to create the fourth side of the geometric shape, tying off at the bottom of the diamond. Thread the needle back through one of the 2-inch straws, and bring the string out between the long and short straws; tie off. Thread a 3-inch straw horizontally; tie off at corner.

Repeat for all four sides. Finish by adding a gold bead to the 3-inch string tail; secure with hot glue if desired. Trim any excess string.


Though these snowflake ornaments aren't edible, they're a sweet addition to any Christmas tree. Kids can roll out the ornament dough cookie dough, then give them colorful designs with marking pens.

To prepare the dough:

Mix 1/2 cup of salt, 1 cup of flour, and 1/2 cup of water until sticky.

Roll the dough to a 1/4 inch-thick sheet and cut out snowflake shapes with cookie cutters.

Use a skewer to make a hole for hanging.

Bake for 4 hours in a 200˚F oven.

Kids can transform retired Christmas cookie cutters into sparkling homemade ornaments for the Christmas tree. Paint the cookie cutters and sprinkle them with glitter while the paint is still wet. Make the ornaments a winter white, or mix it up and let the kids pick their favorite colors.

Kids will love making this simple paper Christmas tree ornament this year. With a few basic supplies, you'll spend some quality time with the kiddos with this easy craft.


These cute pinwheels come together with just a few cuts and folds. They can be used as ornaments or Christmas present decorations.

Our contemporary take on classic Swedish straw ornaments combines crafts sticks (or clothespins) with wooden rounds to create a variety of snowflake forms.

Create paper Christmas decorations that resemble classic ribbon candy. Thread a needle with embroidery floss and knot at one end. Thread on one clear acrylic bead, then poke the needle through the end of a 1-inch-wide paper strip.

Thread on two more beads and loop the paper (as shown). Poke the needle back through the paper. Repeat until the entire paper strip has been looped. Finish by running the floss twice through the top bead, and make a loop for hanging.


For a sophisticated look with cut-and-paste ease that kids can enjoy, turn your holiday into a felt affair. This simple ornament only needs three materials: your favorite color felt, fabric glue, and string.

Swirl crafts paint diluted with water inside a clear glass ornament, dry it upside down, and add adhesive scrapbooking letters to share words of peace, joy, and good cheer this holiday season. Kids will love helping you make these Christmas ornaments—let them choose the color of the paint and adhere the letter stickers.

When these hard peppermint candies are laid close together and baked, they melt into each other to create a fun candy cane.


Give your kids a few scrapbook supplies and watch these easy snowflake ornaments flurry to life. Using a snowflake paper punch, punch shapes from different-color papers. Place a 3-D sticker in the middle of each snowflake, then adhere the snowflakes to an ornament with crafts glue. Let dry.

Personalized ornament ideas don't get cuter than this. A recycled tomato container is this little alien's ship. Kids will love making an out-of-this-world Christmas craft!

Make a cone “hat” for a cork, attaching with hot-glue. Wrap a metallic pipe cleaner around the bottom of the cork, insert a toothpick near it, and glue on a small button as the birdhouse entrance. A 20-gauge wire hanging loop makes a pretty home for some plastic beads and serves as a hanger for your Christmas tree ornament.


There are no rules—and no straight lines—in these decorative DIY ornaments, made by covering clear, plastic balls with bits and pieces of washi tape. This homemade Christmas ornament can be customized with any pattern or color scheme you .

Let kids personalize plain ornaments with letter stickers found at crafts stores. We used striped ornaments, but solid-color ones work just as well. Or paint your own stripes—just let paint dry before adding the letters.

Let kids pick their favorite brightly colored scrapbooking papers to help create these pretty, yet super simple DIY ornaments. Cut oversize ornament shapes from poster board, or let older kids cut them themselves.

Have kids decorate the fronts with one or multiple pieces of paper, gluing them in place. Punch a hole at the top and hang the ornaments from red cording or yarn taped to the top of the window frame.

These paper Christmas decorations create a stunning holiday display.


Let your kids personalize ornaments with this easy idea. Spray unfinished wooden shapes with chalkboard paint. Then let kids use chalk and chalk pens to create warm holiday wishes of their own.


40+ Unique Christmas Gift Wrapping Ideas – DIY Holiday Gift Wrap

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Natural Gift Toppers

Instead of the traditional gift bows, try something a little more seasonal, pine branches, holly sprigs, pinecones, or kumquats, which really pop against plain brown parcel paper. Bonus: Depending on what you use, you might get a sweet fragrance, too.

RELATED: Gadgets That Help You Gift-Wrap More Easily

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Cookie Tags

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Paper Animals

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Moss and More

You can incorporate the outdoors without defaulting to holly and pine trees, too. Preserved moss, wheat, and thistles also add that earthy element, and their color looks great against neutral gold and silver paper.

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Pretty Polka Dots

Everybody expects the buffalo-plaid checked paper, so shake things up with some polka-dot designs — they don't even have to be green and red. No matter the color, any polka-dot print looks right at home under the tree when paired with red ribbon.

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Cut-Out Snowflakes

These are not your average, just–you-made-in-elementary-school paper snowflakes. This version adds a 3D element to your gift boxes. The key is creating an accordion fold before you start trimming and snipping away.

Get the tutorial at Giochi di Carta »

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Cookies in a Potato-Chip Can

You'd never know these were once old Pringles packages. A batch of homemade cookies fits perfectly in the wiped-clean container. (Plus, you get to eat all the potato chips beforehand!)

Get the tutorial »

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Pretty Poofs

A fluffy topper outdoes a bow any day. Go big with an oversized tulle tuft or, grouped in a trio, little pom-poms and some construction paper can turn into a holly sprig.

Get the tutorial at Woman's Day »

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Star Gift Boxes

Sometimes it's a bit difficult to disguise a present's telltale shape. Keep it a mystery with these three-dimensional boxes that (bonus!) double as decorations.

Get the tutorial at A Pair & a Spare »

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Woven Ribbon

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Handpainted Wraps

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Sweet-Smelling Wreaths

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String of Lights

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Bow Overload

Rather than slapping on a lonely store-bought sticker, up the impact by covering the entire top of a gift box in monochromatic bows. No one will be the wiser that you finished wrapping it in the car!

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Christmas Lights

Add an accent to packages with colorful holiday lights. Hot-glue six bulbs together to form a star shape, then fasten the bauble to a length of ribbon with double-stick tape.

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Gift-Card Envelope Alternatives

Make a gift card more personal by tailoring the wrap to the item. Here, a home-store certificate nestles in a prettied-up paint can. For a manicure, use a cosmetics bag; for the movies, try a popcorn box.

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Confetti Ribbons

Put the confetti (or glitter!) on the outside of the box. Secured with double-stick tape, the paper dots create “ribbons” of vibrant color.

Get the tutorial »


Artistic Music Sheet Mini Paper Christmas Tree

Artistic Music Sheet Mini Paper Christmas Tree

Check out this artistic idea for a music sheet paper Christmas tree! I love how simple this is but so classy to display. It fits into almost any holiday decor theme, and of course, it is very easy for you to create on your own. Grab some old sheet music, a few supplies, and create these to display throughout your home.

I love paper crafting and have already shared this beautiful tip for how to make snowflake ornaments a paper book. Of course, this upcycled book turned into a Christmas tree is another favorite. Paper crafts are so fun to make!

Mini Sheet Music Paper Christmas Tree

Using old book pages is one of my latest favorite crafting tools. I love to read, and of course, prefer to preserve books, but sometimes a book is beyond repair and reusing the paper by making it into a craft is best.

I would much rather make something this or my angel wings from old books to display than to simply throw away or burn the paper.

This little Christmas tree was a great addition that just feels classy and more artistic than some of my crafts. I love knowing that I am using someone else’s art to create my own. Isn’t that a great concept?

Here is another idea similar that is ideal for Christmas – how to turn an old book into a Christmas angel. They would look perfect displayed together!

If you’d rather have a pop of color in the mix, check out this pallet Christmas tree using regular ornaments or this felt Christmas tree glued onto a pallet.

Where Can I Find Old Sheet Music to Use?

If I don’t have some on hand, my favorite places to find it are yard sales and thrift shops. Many times the local thrift shop will have a book sale and I can grab books or music for pennies.

This is a great way to stock up for projects this. Don’t use a brand new book for this project! Just get creative and start looking around at local used book stores, thrift shops, and even yard sales.

If you cannot find old sheet music as I used, you can do the same thing with any old book or paper you have on hand. While I love this idea, the process is the same no matter the type of paper you choose to use.

If your kids are helping you with this project, make sure to have these adorable Christmas tree snacks on hand. You could also make these Christmas tree marshmallow pops for them to enjoy while they help.

Should I Seal the Paper Before Displaying?

A common question on my papercraft tutorials is if you should seal the paper before displaying it. There are two trains of thought on this. If you plan to keep something for several years, adding a coat of mod-podge to protect the item is a good idea.

If you are not concerned about keeping it after this year, then don’t worry about sealing the paper against moisture.

For a craft these paper flowers from old book pages, I wouldn’t worry about sealing them. They are small enough that making more wouldn’t take a lot of time and I wouldn’t be as upset if they were damaged.

For my paper flower wreath (use red paper for a holiday theme with this), I would definitely spray with a sealant as it is more intricate and time-consuming to create.


  • Sheet music pages
  • Gold star stickers or embellishments
  • Dowel rod
  • Wood slice for base
  • Scissors
  • Hot glue gun and glue

How to Make a Music Sheet Christmas Tree

To begin making your tree, you will need to take your sheet music and begin by folding it back and forth as if you are making a paper fan. I start on the shorter side so the tree can easily be trimmed down to look a tree and be tall enough to display.

Once you have folded the entire sheet, you will cut the fan at an angle on both sides to create a triangle shape. You can also do this part once you unravel the “fan” if easier.

Next, you will make holes through the center every few folds of the paper. This is to make it easy to put your wooden dowel through the center. Measure your dowel or stick you use for the tree, and see how large the hole needs to be. Cut them not much larger so they will stay in place easily.

You can do this with a hole punch, or my preferred method is to make a small x with my craft knife and push the rod through the paper gently. This way it fits the rod perfectly.

Once you have cut the holes and slide your stick through the center of the paper where it looks as if it is woven into the paper, you will use a dot of glue to attach the paper at the top to the stick.

Next, you will cut out or add a small gold star to the top.

The final step is to secure this to the wooden base. For this tree, I used a small slice of wood leftover from another crafting project. A bit of hot glue is all you need to secure this before displaying.


Printable Templates

Artistic Music Sheet Mini Paper Christmas Tree

  • These fun pencil-themed gift bags are a great way to celebrate the start of the new school year!
  • Epson's printable cards are a quick and easy way to stay in touch with friends and family. Just choose your favourite design, print and add your own special message.
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  • Make returning to school fun.  You and your kids can start by creating a handy introduction document. Print this template and write down favourite foods, music, books etc.
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  • Meet all your project milestones and achieve success with proper organisation. Try Epson's free and effective project planning templates today.
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  • The perfect seasonal addition to your tealights (they make great containers for small treats too).
  • Show you care with a custom gift voucher.
  • Get the Christmas season off to a colourful start with your own handmade advent calendar.
  • Bring out the birds of the night with a garland of owls.
  • Build your own house of horror with our cut-out design.
  • Frighten your friends with this spooky skeleton mask.
  • Fold the wings on these cut-out vampire bats for the full 3D effect.
  • Stick the miniature bats and pumpkins onto drinking straws for horrible Halloween drinks
  • Hang up some ghastly garlands made with these spooky pumpkins.
  • Download your monster mask.
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  • Print your choosen photo frame, cut it out and frame your most spine-tingling Halloween photo.
  • Personalise any book with a stylish bookplate.
  • Track lessons or lectures with a practical timetable.
  • Tidy up those files with great-looking label.
  • Just print out your favourite design from our free Easter card templates and add your own special message.
  • Brighten the breakfast table with your own Easter egg cups and napkin rings.
  • Spread some Spring cheer with our Easter Cutouts.
  • Add a colourful Easter gift tag to your Easter eggs.
  • Prove she's the best Mum in the world with a signed “Mother of the Year” certificate.
  • Let Mum choose her treat with a “Room Service” door hanger. Or fill it out yourself.
  • Give a gift she'll use with a personal message she'll treasure.
  • Add a printed message and a favourite photo to this card.
  • Print your own words of love or thanks on the front of this colourful card.
  • Save time at the shops and waste at home with our printable Mother's Day gift wrap.
  • Take a special photo and create a memorable gift with our printable Valentine photo frames. You can add your own message before printing for that extra personal touch.
  • Want to keep it simple? Use our printable Valentine picture frame to surprise your loved one with a touching photo or message.
  • Need a gift idea? Give a personalised gift card for the romantic experience of your choice – how about a candlelit dinner or spring picnic? Choose from our three Valentine gift card designs.
  • Short of a card? Just print out our Valentine's Day card and add your own text or photo.
  • Impress your visitors with a professional 4-page A4 brochure (just add text).
  • Give your files a facelift with great-looking labels.
  • …and post them all in elegant envelopes.
  • Print first-rate flyers and brochures.
  • Print first-rate flyers and brochures.
  • Customise your correspondence with a stylish letterhead.
  • Impress your network with new business cards.
  • Clean up your contacts with a neat phone list.
  • Create your own treasured keepsake or thank friends and family with a very personal gift of your own.
  • Add some colourful headgear to your party portraits.
  • Liven up your party poses with these bushy moustaches.
  • Spice up your photos with these cut-out spectacles.
  • Make those presents pop with a colourful, handmade gift tag.
  • Brighten up your home with our cute “cut out” ornaments and table decorations.
  • Brighten up your home with our cute “cut out” ornaments and table decorations.
  • Or brighten their day with some colouring pages.
  • Challenge the kids with an Epson puzzle.
  • Gather the family for a game of memory.
  • Train your brain with three perplexing Sudoku puzzles.
  • Bring a seasonal touch to chocolates, flowers or any gift.
  • Add your own text to this colourful Christmas card.
  • Make friends and family happy with your homemade Christmas cards.
  • Add some colour to Christmas dinner with our seasonal cutlery pockets
  • Brighten the tree and table with some delightful decorations.
  • Feel your Christmas tree is missing something?
  • Here's your third free Christmas template to give you a helping hand.
  • Here's your second free Christmas template, to help you add a personal touch to your Christmas gifts and decorations.
  • Brighten up your Christmas tree or table with a homemade decoration.
  • Open your heart to your Valentine with this special card motif.
  • Say it in style with a self-made 3D card.
  • The perfect decoration for that Valentine's Day dinner.
  • Already got a gift? Put away the bland gift wrap: print as much Valentine wrapping paper as you need with our gift wrap templates.
  • Delight friends and family with a favourite photo and a fabulous frame.


DIY Christmas Ornaments – How To Make Homemade Christmas Tree Ornaments

Artistic Music Sheet Mini Paper Christmas Tree

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Before you pull out your box of go-to ornaments from your dusty old attic, you might want to consider making your own this year. It's an easy way to switch up your holiday decor without having to spend a ton of money, and you'll have fun in the process—family DIY sesh, anyone?

Need some DIY Christmas ornament inspiration? Deck the halls with these DIY holiday decorations.

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Marble Ornament

Get behind the popular Pinterest trend by DIY-ing your very own marbled ornaments. They're chic, customizable, and downright just easy to do—it's also a perfect craft to do on a cold snowy day.

Get the tutorial at House Beautiful.

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Popsicle Ornaments

Pop it it's hot. When you're missing summer hard, these are there for you.

Get the tutorial at Tell, Love, & Party.

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Photo Ornaments

This is where all your 'gramming comes in handy.

Get the tutorial at The Crafted Life.

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Fabric-Covered Tree Ornaments

The color and pattern possibilities are endless.

Get the tutorial at Alice & Lois.

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Glitter Scallop Ornaments

Buddy the elf, what's your favorite color?

Get the tutorial at Sarah Hearts.

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Retro Paper Ornaments

These are super simple to make, but the shapes and colors will pop on your tree.

Get the tutorial at Lia Griffith.

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Kid's Art Ornaments

What better way to take your kid's (or nieces, nephews, neighbors—whatever!) art and turn it into something even more magical to hang on your tree?

Get the tutorial at Young House Love.

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Mini Donuts

We never don't want donuts.

Get the tutorial at Studio DIY!.

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Paper Geode Ornaments

Shocking but true, these are made entirely paper.

Get the tutorial at Lia Griffith.

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Marble Star Ornaments

This DIY ornament is giving me major seashell vibes—bring a piece of the beach right into your home with this easy to follow tutorial.

Get the tutorial at Linen & Lark.

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Pinecone Owls

It's safe to say these felt birds are a total hoot, right down to their pipe-cleaner talons.

Get the tutorial at Lia Griffith.

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Advent Calendar Ornaments

Instead of opening a flimsy cardboard box, hang up a DIY Advent calendar on a ladder or the tree. Decorated muslin craft bags conceal treats, toys, and messages from Santa—and you can fill them again next year, too.

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Paper Birds

Transform plain paper into a white dove with just a few folds and snips.

Get the tutorial at Good Housekeeping.

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Gilded Ornaments

These glam gilded ornaments will make a statement on any tree you put them on.

Get the tutorial at The Navage Patch.

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Glass Popcorn Ornaments

You'll be popping the kernels inside the glass bulbs, so wait until they've cooled to handle.

Get the tutorial at Crafts a la mode.

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Felt Coffee Cups

Embrace your inner basic b.

Get the tutorial at One Artsy Mama.

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Snowy Golden Pinecone

These DIY ornaments are extremely easy—and perfect for a kids' craft. Just dip pinecones in white paint and dust them in a little gold for some total glam vibes.

Get the tutorial at From China Village.

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Christmas Star Yarn Ornaments

They look complicated, but these are totally idiot-proof. Trust.

Get the tutorial at Live Craft Eat.

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Old School Lights

These shimmery ornaments get their twinkle from a coat of glitter, so there's no chance of one burning out.

Get the tutorial at Country Living.

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Temporary Tattoo Ornament

Yes, these ornaments can be DIY-ed using temporary tattoos—aka they're completely customizable and fun to do. These ornaments take ten minutes or less to complete, so you can deck out your entire Christmas tree in them if you wish.

Get the tutorial at The Crafted Life.

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Brass Tacks

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Sprinkle Confetti

Literally, everything is better with sugar.

Get the tutorial at Gimme Some Oven.

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Framed Paper

Save the leftover scraps from gift wrapping and pop them in cute nickel frames. Next year, swap in different designs to match a new theme.

Get the tutorial at Country Living.

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Mini Cornucopia

Place faux red berries and soft green holly leaves inside of this adorbs little holder.

Get the tutorial at Good Housekeeping.

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Paper Scraps Ornament

If you're trying to be more sustainable this holiday season, look no further—these DIY ornaments literally take all of your holiday wrapping scraps and turn them into something you'll use for years to come.

Get the tutorial at Modge Podge Rocks.

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Vibrant Paint

Yesterday my life was duller, now everythings technicolor!

Get the tutorial at Tell Love and Party.

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Sweet Tunes

Cut the sheet music of your favorite Christmas carol into a star — made secure with a sturdy backdrop, cardboard.

Get the tutorial at Good Housekeeping.

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Pink Brushstrokes

Give white, ceramic ornaments an instant upgrade with some pink paint and gold glitter.

Get the tutorial at Vitamini Handmade.

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Holly Berries

This stem wreath adds holly berries and frosted leaves for festive accents.

Get the tutorial at Joy Us Garden.

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Elegant Stripes

Stripes will never go style—especially when they're black, and paired with gold and white.

Get the tutorial at Homey Oh My!.


58 Stunning DIY Tabletop Tree Ideas

Artistic Music Sheet Mini Paper Christmas Tree

I love the look of small Christmas trees on a mantle or arranged as a centerpiece on the dining table.

When I started searching for Christmas tree crafts, I was pleasantly surprised to find many projects with unique styles and textures.

You'll discover over 50 beautiful trees and where to find the instructions below. Click here for the tutorial of the cardboard tabletop tree shown above.

This is one of my favorite Christmas tree crafts. I love crafting with wire-edged ribbon, and this Uncommon Designs project will show you how you can use it to create beautiful ribbon trees.

When you want inexpensive and attractive Christmas decorations, consider making string Christmas trees. You can use different colors, weights, and textures of string to give you different but equally gorgeous decor. The tutorial is easy to follow, so make sure to try these out!

These music sheet trees exemplify the beauty you can find in the simple things. Add a bit of glitter to the edges of some trees for a little extra sparkle!

Making a number of Christmas trees for table decorations can be daunting, but if you make crepe paper trees you can do it easily and inexpensively.

I can imagine a rustic tabletop tree this one sitting beautifully on a mantle or side table. The topper on this tree makes it more Christmas-themed, so you can omit it to keep the tree up all year round.

Making these evergreen tabletop trees is easy when you follow the simple tutorial over at Tatertots & Jello. These are a great decor idea if you need to make a number of centerpieces for a Christmas gala.

I love this beautiful lace doily tree. It's so delicate and yet easy to make that there's no good reason not to try this project.

Give the typical Christmastree a floral twist to add a surprise to your mantle or centerpiece.

You'll need double-sided printed papers to make these gorgeous curled paper trees. You can play with wrapping paper and fun scrapbook paper to put together a personalized tree.

You can easily create these paper cone trees by using just a few sheets of paper. They only cost a few cents to make, and you can whip up a batch in just a few minutes.

A beautiful pearl Christmas tree adds an elegance that complements the classic evergreen tree perfectly.

These simple Christmas trees only require a few craft supplies you probably have on hand already. You can do with kids to create personalized decorations or have a contest with adults to see who can make the most festive tree!

If you thought the last tree called for accessible supplies, this easy Christmas tree only requires scraps of yarn and tissue paper!

I love the looks of the boxwood plant and I really the boxwood tabletop tree. An easy to understand tutorial helps a heap too.

Who says money doesn't grow on trees? I imagine everyone who receives a money tree will love it, especially college-age kids who are transitioning to live more independently.

Watch the video above to learn how to make a Christmas tree using burlap and feathers! It's a great rustic piece that works well with many centerpieces.

These classic Christmas trees are fun and easy to make. The final result has a playful aspect that can work well both for the holiday season and in a kid's room.

Another variation of bottle brush trees, this fun dyed tree DIY updates your trees with a more modern feel.

Who knew that coffee filters could make such beautiful Christmas trees? Whip up a nice contemporary tree in a few easy steps and cheap supplies!

These satin ribbon trees are a beautiful way to use up your holiday ribbon. Make sure to use double-sided satin ribbon for this project so it's beautiful no matter how it turns!

Martha Stewart shares simple instructions to put together these gorgeous magazine trees. These will take longer to make because of the folding each tree requires, but they're worth the investment.

All Things Heart and Home shares how to make this shabby chic tree for your home. You mainly need fabric scraps, so use what you have on hand to make a truly unique creation!

See what a spray of silver paint can do! Create this modern take on a macaroni tree, and feel free to change the color to gold or other festive colors!

If you want some cool looking Christmas trees that are inexpensive to make, these tissue paper trees are perfect for you!

The Creativity Exchange came up with this great way to make fun trees. Create the cones with poster board and cover them with fabric. That's all you need to do for a festive touch!

If you incorporating rustic and natural elements to your Christmas decor, these driftwood trees are perfect for your arrangements.

I love the simplicity of these trees wrapped in twine. You can customize these with small ornaments you have on hand or plan to make, so have fun creating these trees!

These book page trees are perfect if your family loves reading. Repurpose an old book that you know no one will read to create a beautiful tree for your mantle!

You'll definitely find a place of honor for a tree made of berries. Follow the easy instructions to make this Pottery Barn knock-off.

These perforated tabletop trees cost less than a dollar to make! You can make these in different colors to add a little variation and end up with a showstopper.

A small apartment won't get in the way of your Christmas tree dreams anymore! A felt wall tree is festive and doesn't take up any floor space. Try this out in a kid's room or a college dorm room for a holiday touch.

This styrofoam Christmas tree is an activity the kids will love to do. Add these to the kids' table at the holiday meal for a fun atmosphere.

These glitter trees sparkle no other tree can. Put them together quickly for an eye-catching element in your display!

Make Christmas tree wall art you'll want to use year after year. These are easy to customize, so you can make them for yourself or as a gift for someone else.

A tree of bells is a fun way to jingle in the season. I think the white bells really make this project beautiful. You can also think of your own color combinations, such as gold and black or silver and blue.

These exquisite felt pine trees are perfect for a mantle or table. If you want a minimalist look that feels homey, this is the DIY project you'll want to try.

The sweater look of the ribbon used to make this Nordic sweater tree conveys just the right look.

Gorgeous trees don't have to be impossibly difficult to make. This gold cord tree will only take you a few minutes to bring to life and is a beautiful statement piece.

Find out how easy it is to make a fringed tabletop tree for your mantle. Not just a Christmas mantle decor.

These funky paper trees look a lot of fun to make, and can make a great present for the quirky soul.

If you want something truly unique, these pinecone trees are truly outstanding. They are simple to construct and result in a very elegant decor piece.

If you need to make a holiday centerpiece in a jiffy, make these winter tree lanterns. They're understated and beautiful in their simplicity.

I think these cereal box Christmas trees make a beautiful addition to a village scene. I'm going to have to make some of these for Christmas!

This Christmas tree uses glass marbles that are flat on one side and lights. Simply put it together, turn on the lights, and voila! You have a cheerful tree on the wall that emits a beautiful glow.

You'll be sure to start conversations with this beautiful feather tree display. I've got to make one of these beauties.

I absolutely love burlap Christmas decorations, and these lovely burlap trees are something to treasure. The design is inspired by Ballard Designs.

Sometimes, the shabby chic style is the exact look you want. These little stuffed Christmas trees are the perfect solution to fill out a Christmas arrangement.

Leave it to a crafter to dream up a Christmas tree made of paint chips. Because they're free at any hardware store, you can create a custom-color tree to fit your personal taste!

I don't know how mini these mini tinsel trees are, but they sure are cute.

Did you know terra cotta pots could be turned into tree decorations? Use flower pots to make a fun Christmas tree!

Make these fun tassel Christmas trees with just a few supplies. Create them as tabletop trees, or make mini versions to add on top of gifts!

These layered felt trees are so simple and elegant, making them ideal for any home. Make sure to get the flat-bottomed wooden balls for the tree bases to make everything stable.