As you and your family start decorating your Christmas tree, you may find that a lot of your ornaments are store-bought and/or are looking a little less festive than you’d like. And since Christmas is all about creating traditions, and baubles are often a great way to pass down stories from one generation to the next, 2022 might be the time that you decide that making your own Christmas ornaments are the way to go.

Whether you want something truly unique to make your tree stand out, or you’re looking for an easier craft (like salt-dough ornaments) that you can do with the kids, there’s an idea on our list that will be perfect for your family come build with us! Seriously, the options or endless.

As you explore the ideas below, don’t be afraid to put your own spin on these handmade Christmas ornaments — the more personalized, they are the better. And soon enough they’ll become some of your family’s favorite pieces to put on the tree each year.