As you get ready to deck the halls and trim the tree, why not give your cherished ornament collection a DIY boost? We’ve found 11 easy ornaments that bring on the sparkles, the snow, and the holiday cheer. So turn up the holiday tunes, bust out the art supplies and find your new favorite ornament in the gallery below.

Salt Dough Keepsakes

Ah, here’s a classic for you—courtesy of Mommypotamus. If you made salt dough ornaments as a kid, there’s no time like the present to start the tradition with your own little elves. Get more info here.

photo: courtesy Mommypotamus

  • Salt Dough Keepsakes
  • Mason Jar Magic
  • Popsicle Stick Characters
  • Mini Snow Globes
  • Recycled Poinsettias
  • Peanut Snowmen
  • Elf  Yourself
  • LEGO-centric
  • Peg Angels
  • "Ugly" Holiday Sweaters
  • Beaded Pinecones

Which ornament will you make with the kids? Share it with us in the comment section below!

-— Abigail Matsumoto