Posted: Dec 05, 2013 9:00 AM
 
This Christmas, stock up on ornaments that stand the test of time. These heirloom quality handmade ornaments make the perfect keepsake gifts or additions to your family Christmas tree.

Create a collection of Christmas ornaments you can hand down to your kids. Handmade ornaments let you create a one-of-a-kind tree full of keepsakes and treasures. We’ve collected 18 handmade beauties for your tree that also make the perfect gifts.

Rustic wooden state ornament

Rustic wooden state ornament

Celebrate your love and the state you live in with a rustic wooden state ornament (Etsy, $5).

Custom first Christmas ornament

Custom first Christmas ornament

Whether it's your family's first Christmas in a new home or first with a new baby, honor it with a custom first Christmas ornament (Etsy, $28).

Felted wool ornament

Felted wool ornament

Love a rustic look for your Christmas tree? Try an all-natural felted wool ornament (Etsy, $18).

Reclaimed wood ornament

Nautical reclaimed wood ornament

Give your tree a natural, nautical look with a reclaimed wood miniature buoy ornament (Etsy, $6).

Wood chip stars

Wood chip stars

Decorate a natural tree with a set of delicate wooden star ornaments (Etsy, $12).

Personalized hobby ornament

Personalized hobby ornament

Give your son or daughter the gift of a personalized hobby ornament (Etsy, $12).

Custom subway ornament

Custom subway ornament

Celebrate a traveler in your family with a custom NYC subway ornament (Etsy, $14).

Festive felt tree ornaments

Festive felt tree ornaments

Decorate a cheerful tree with a set of three festive felt tree ornaments (Etsy, $17).

Personalized dog bones

Personalized dog bones ornaments

Don't forget your family's best friend. Add a personalized dog bone ornament (Etsy, $6.)

Linen heart ornaments

Linen heart ornaments

For a charming look, adorn your tree with a set of blue linen heart ornaments (Etsy, $8).

Custom handwriting ornament

Custom handwriting ornament

Create a beautiful keepsake with your child's handwriting with a custom copper handwriting ornament (Etsy, $85).

Fabric tree ornaments

Fabric tree ornaments

Give your tree a cottage feel with adorable fabric Christmas tree ornaments (Etsy $17).

Red blown glass ornament

Red blown glass ornament

Skip store-bought baubles and try a one-of-a-kind hand blown glass ornament (Etsy, $15).

Shabby chic dove

Shabby chic dove ornament

Honor a loved one's interest in music with a sheet music shabby chic dove ornament (Etsy, $8).

Ceramic initial ornaments

Ceramic initial ornaments

For a set of siblings or as a couple gift, try a set of handmade ceramic initial ornaments (Etsy, $38).

Bottle cap snowman

Bottle cap snowman ornament

For an affordable stocking stuffer or gift accessory, try this bottle cap snowman (Etsy, $5).

Baby's breath ornament

Baby's breath ornament

Add delicate, rustic charm to your tree with a clear bauble baby's breath ornament (Etsy, $10).

Burlap monogram

Burlap monogram ornament

Celebrate your family or children's initials with a burlap monogram ornament (Etsy, $15).

More seasonal decor

DIY paper wreath
Homemade burlap gift bows
Fun ways to display your holiday cards

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