Memorialize Your Life in One of These Homemade Keepsake Ornaments

Revisit your life’s special memories and make one or more of these homemade keepsake ornaments

If you have children, pets, or a sentimental heart, what could be more fun than homemade keepsake ornaments? Keepsake ornaments allow you to capture a moment in time and gives you the opportunity to revisit that memory every Christmas.

These lovely keepsake ornaments will give you an opportunity to memorialize your children, your pets, and special moments in your lives.

Homemade Keepsake Christmas Ornaments

Photo Ornaments: You can’t get much simpler than this: take any photo, punch a hole into the top, and thread a ribbon or piece of yarn through the top. If you want to make it a bit more decorative, you could glue ribbon or rick-rack around the outside of the photo.

Salt Dough Initials: Salt dough is incredibly easy to make, and you can then shape it into initials and paint it. Make one for everyone in your family!

Salt Dough Footprints: Something else you can do with salt dough, if you have a baby in the family: make one of these adorable footprint keepsakes. To adapt the craft here for ornament creation, just place a hole in the top of the dough before it dries.

Salt Dough Handprint: One final idea for using salt dough to make a keepsake ornament is to create handprints. These work for children of any age!

Paw Print Ornaments: Don’t leave your pets out of the keepsake ornaments! Try this fun craft to memorialize your beloved pets.

Time Capsule Ornament: You can memorialize anything you want through one of these: a child, a pet, a vacation, an anniversary or wedding.

Why not turn your Christmas tree into a display of some of your fondest memories by creating one or more of these beautiful homemade keepsake ornaments?