What makes an ornament memorable? You know, the ones you are excited to pull out every year when it's time to decorate the Christmas tree.
Is it something from your childhood.....
.... or perhaps from your very 1st Christmas in a new home?
Now you'd like to find the perfect idea to make with your kids or a child you take care of - a Christmas ornament gift that has meaning. Nothing says HANDmade more than handprints and footprints! These 18 DIY Christmas ornament gift ideas are sure to be cherished for many years.
My favorite ornaments are ones that are handmade, especially kid-made. It means that someone made something with YOU in mind.
My son gave me the sweetest pinecone Rudolph ornament one year. It was a Christmas craft that his kindergarten class made. He even colored his own paper bag wrapping paper. I could tell he couldn't wait to give it to us and that he was proud of it. He made us wait until Christmas though...hahaha!
Not only was it cute and made by him, it reminded me of the previous 2 years where we collected tons of pinecones every time we went for a short walk together. It was perfect! It's something that will make me smile every Christmas. Memorable.
Christmas Ornament Gift Ideas made with Handprints and Footprints
1. Salt Dough Reindeer Footprint Ornaments
2. Fingerprint Snowman Family Keepsake Ornament
3. Glitter Handprint Christmas Ornament
4. Frozen Olaf Salt Dough Ornament
5. Salt Dough Handprint Christmas Tree Ornaments
6. Little Helper Fingerprint Elf Ornament
7. DIY Baby’s First Christmas Footprint Ornament
8. Felt Penguin Footprint Ornament
9. Fingerprint Gingerbread Man Salt Dough Ornament
10. Thumbprint Reindeer Baking Soda Clay Ornaments
11. Reindeer Handprint Ornament
12. Santa Salt Dough Ornaments
13. Snowman Ornament
15. Fingerprint Snow Globe Keepsake Ornament
16. The Grinch Hand Print Ornament
17. Snowman Handprint Clear Ornament
18. Christmas Tree Baby Footprint Ornaments
Ready to make this year's DIY Christmas ornaments with the kids memorable?
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Shell Feis says
Thanks for sharing my Baby's First Christmas Footprint Ornament! There are so many great choices here, I see quite a few I want to make with my boys this year!
🙂 Glad to hear you found some other to make! Thanks for commenting!