Easy DIY Ornaments Clinton Kelly

Bedazzled Beauties

Christmas is prime time for jewel tones and shiny gems. Similar ones retail for more money than I care to mention. Make your own!

You Will Need

  • Plain colored ornaments in various shapes and sizes
  • Mixed loose or stick on jewels
  • Craft glue


  • Stick on or apply jewels using craft glue in the pattern of your choice.
Easy DIY Ornaments Clinton Kelly

Chalkboard Message Balls

Feeling a little “meh”? Chalk it up! Tomorrow it may be “merry meh,” so erase and start over again.

You Will Need

  • Papier-mâché ornament
  • Chalkboard paint
  • Chalk pencil/chalk


  • Paint ornament with chalkboard paint. Let dry.
  • Write a word, phrase or name using chalk pencil/chalk.
Easy DIY Ornaments Clinton Kelly

Dots And Lines

There is a secret Morse code message on these balls. Or is there?

You Will Need

  • Gold ball ornaments (or color of your choice)
  • Pink, red


  • Hand draw dots, zigzags, stripes or any shapes with paint pens.
Easy DIY Ornaments Clinton Kelly

Winter Wonderland Ball

I love a snowy vignette where I imagine Santa’s reindeer frolic when off duty.

You Will Need

  • Clear glass ornaments
  • Fake snowflakes
  • Pine clippings
  • Craft paper or paper of your choice
  • Marker/pen/Sharpie


  • Add snow inside ornament using your fingers, a spoon or kitchen funnel.
  • Place sprig of pine or greenery inside ornament.
  • Cut out small paper gift tag.
  • Write word or name on tag using marker.
  • Add tag inside ornament.

Craft Sources

Most supplies can be found at Michael’s, Crate and Barrel, Kmart, Blick and CreateForLess.

DIY: Awesome Ornaments (Super Easy to Make!)

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