Natural Christmas Ornaments

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

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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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Enjoy all the fun of making Christmas cookies without all the fat and calories! These (non-edible) fragrant and festive cinnamon ornaments are a must-make kid-friendly Christmas craft that will have you rolling, baking and decorating.  

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Use recycled materials to make a garden buddy that will not only add a fun touch to your outdoor space but also help keep birds away from budding plants.

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Why settle for plastic evergreen wreaths or natural greens that will dry out in a few weeks? Make a preserved boxwood wreath that will keep its good looks throughout the holidays and beyond.

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