Natural Christmas Ornaments

From branches to butterflies, outdoor elements are big in holiday decor. 

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Photo By: Image courtesy of West Elm

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Photo By: Image courtesy of West Elm

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Photo By: Image courtesy of Viva Terra

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Photo By: Image courtesy of Crate and Barrel

Photo By: Image courtesy of Crate and Barrel

Photo By: Image courtesy of Crate and Barrel

Succulent Ornaments

The beauty of these succulent ornaments doesn’t stop when the holiday ends. Plant them in soil afterwards and enjoy them all year long. $69 for three or $25 each; vivaterra.com

Felt Vegetable Ornaments

Made in Nepal by Kathmandu Felt Makers, these fun felted veggies put some health and happiness on the tree. $6 each; westelm.com

Glass Mushroom Ornament

No foraging required! These frosted glass mushrooms complement any tree with woodsy and warm metallic colors. $8; westelm.com

Branch Lights

Add a warm holiday glow to any room with these branches, covered with 50 LED lights. $39-$49; westelm.com

Butterfly Clip Ornaments

Hidden clips let these delicate beauties alight on your tree or on a special gift. $10; westelm.com

Joy Cedar Sign

Preserved cedar leaves spell out a seasonal wish on rustic wood. $59; vivaterra.com

Gilded Fig Vases

Made of porcelain, these fig-shaped vases hold small blooms but make a big impact. $89 for three; vivaterra.com

Glass Bird Ornaments

Designed by Bee Things, this set of five glass bird ornaments adds a colorful, natural touch to any tree. $29.95; crateandbarrel.com

Cinnamon Bark Tealight Set

Who needs scented candles? Made of cinnamon tree bark wrapped around glass, these holders create a beautiful scent when warm. $39; vivaterra.com

Marimekko Tree Skirt

Iconic Marimekko pink and plum poppies make the bottom of the tree just as important as the top. $129; crateandbarrel.com

Glass Branch Ornament

Hang this slender branch from a sturdy one for a sophisticated look. $4.95; crateandbarrel.com

Feather Bird Ornaments

Made with real feathers, these colorful birds would be lovely on a tree, wreath, or ornamenting a tablescape. $6-8; westelm.com

Buri Squirrel Ornament

This sweet little squirrel with a nut in his wooden paws is made of buri fiber. $6.95; crateandbarrel.com

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Card Stock Christmas Ornaments

These scallop-edged card stock ornaments are a quick and inexpensive way to add a colorful touch to your Christmas tree.

Easy-to-Craft Wooden Gingerbread Christmas Ornaments

These gingerbread cookie ornaments, made out of wood and paint, look as festive as the real thing, but can be enjoyed for many Christmases to come. Kids will love helping out with this fun and easy holiday craft.

Turn Clothespins Into Christmas Tree Ornaments

In just a few steps, turn wooden clothespins into beautiful snowflake tree ornaments. This is a great project for older children to tackle on their own or for small kids with help from a crafty adult.

No-Sew Fabric Christmas Ornaments

Turn small bits of fabric into fashion-forward Christmas tree ornaments or gift toppers in just a few steps — no sewing skills required.

How to Make Giant Christmas Ornaments

Light up your exterior entryway with these fun and festive oversized ornaments.

Christmas Kids' Craft: Walnut Santa Ornament

Some of the sweetest Christmas tree ornaments are the ones made by the littlest crafters. This retro kids' craft is a whimsical and fun interpretation of Santa Claus that can be made with common craft supplies in just a few minutes.

Kids' Craft: Bird Seed Christmas Ornaments

For the holidays, don't just decorate the Christmas tree inside your house. Make these birdseed ornaments to add color to bare winter trees and treat hungry feathered friends to a snack. This is a great project for kids and to give as gifts to your favorite nature lovers.

Christmas Kids' Craft: Yarn Ball Ornaments

Cover inexpensive foam balls with yarn to create a trendy, rustic Christmas ornament.

How to Make Cookie-Cutter Christmas Ornaments

Looking for an easy way to trim the tree? Create beautiful handmade Christmas ornaments out of metal cookie cutters and pretty paper.