10 DIY Milestone Christmas Ornaments By: Emily Fazio Celebrate all of life's firsts, and hang onto memories with handmade keepsake ornaments. 1 / 10 Photo: Emily Fazio. Design: Emily Fazio. A Unique Memento for the Newlyweds Upcycle decor or accessories from your wedding, and repurpose them as ornaments in celebration of your first Christmas as a married couple. This cake topper now sways happily on a "swing" beneath DIY mistletoe.