The holidays are a perfect time to get crafty. Spending time with family and friends making decorations together can be a great excuse to try a new technique. Maybe needle felting is something you’ve always wanted to experiment with? Or cross-stitch? When I’m yearning to venture into new crafty territory I like to start with a kit that shows me how to make a small project. That way I know I’ll have everything I need and I won’t be overwhelmed.
Sound like fun? I’ve scouted 8 DIY ornament kits in a variety of craft mediums all of which are available on either Etsy or Amazon. Order one now to make with family, or get one as a gift to give to a creative friend (or to treat yourself!).
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This gorgeous kit comes with everything you need to make three soft, peppermint-colored needle-felted ornaments!
An embroidery kit like this one would be perfect to work on during your holiday travels. I know that the hours in the car sure move faster when you have a fun craft to work on.
This adorable kit from classic card company Hallmark would be perfect to do with kids around the table on a snowy night. Make your own wooden snowman ornament, then paint it however you’d like!
This sweet snow globe ornament won’t break when you hang it on the tree, but it’ll look just as cute, and the little snowmen just shine with winter-y cheer.
This sweet llama cross-stitch would be perfect to do with older kids, even if they’ve never tried craft before. All the little holes are laid out, making it easy as pie to make a cute, cozy camelid!
This kit gives you a laser-cut sloth plus the paint to color him in. Plus, this shop sells lots of other animal ornaments ready to be painted with kids and grown-ups alike.
Celebrate the “twelve days of craftmas” with this kit that lets you make not one, not two, but twelve amazing felt ornaments!
Add a twang of vintage charm to your tree or Christmas display this year with this easy to put together ornament featuring a miniature car making its way through the woods to grandmother’s house with a snow-dusted fir.