This is a round up of some of the different DIY ornament craft projects available here at About.com. Find ideas for making ornaments using a wide range of different techniques. Many of these projects can easily be adapted to other occasions or for other uses. Try making small versions to add to handmade cards or other projects as interesting embellishments.
This ornament uses a number of discs of paper that are joined together to form a globe shape. This is perfect for customizing with rubber stamps. It is also a great way to use up odds and ends of paper. An interesting variation is to use old greeting cards! The project comes with a free printable template.
This small ornament is a variation on the ornament above. It uses less discs to form a smaller shape.
Use rubber stamps and air dry clay to create festive ornaments. This is a simple, yet effective project and requires little in the way of special equipment. This can be adapted in many ways. Make small versions to add to handmade cards as embellishments.
This quick to make ornament can be customized with rubber stamps. Use decorative edge scissors to cut the card pieces to give added interest to the project.
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Make this paper chandelier ornament using the free printable template.
Make a paper bead ornament using a giant paper bead or make a few large beads and join them together to make an unusual garland.
This is an unusual three dimensional paper star that makes a great ornament.