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Do you love decorating for the holidays? Do you love crafting and making things yourself? You have come to the right place! At Ornament Designs you can learn to make beautiful and fun holiday ornaments. I have free tutorials that range from the most basic beginner friendly designs to more complex designs for the skilled crafter. And if you like my free stuff you will love my affordable instantly downloadable Tutorials and Do-It-Yourself Kits on sale in my Etsy shop.

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GettingStarted
New here? Want to learn the basics? Find them on the Getting Started Page.
Tools and Materials
Find everything you need for making ornaments on the Tools and Materials Page.
FreeTutorials
Over 50 free tutorials are available on the Free Tutorials Page.

Latest News:


I’m on maternity leave from January 15th, 2017 until sometime in late spring. Digital tutorials will be available on Etsy during this time but I won’t be shipping anything or making any made to order ornaments until I’ve sorted out life with my new baby.
I’m also going to be launching a shop directly on this site sometime in the summer. I’ll be sending out a newsletter to let everyone know when all of my shops are back up and running as normal. Thanks for your understanding.

Latest Blog Posts

Video Tutorial: Quick and Easy Satin, Beaded and Sequined Christmas Ornament

If you are looking for a quick holiday project this type of ornament is great. It uses sequin trim instead of pinning hundreds of individual sequins, which saves loads of time, but the end result still looks fantastic.

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20 Ornaments in 20 Days Challenge

I've got to get my butt in gear if I'm going to have anything to sell by Christmas. So, I'm going to challenge myself to make 20 ornaments in 20 days. Starting today, June 7th and ending June 26th at midnight, I'll post a picture of each new ornament on ...

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Classic Red and Gold Easter Egg Video Tutorial 2016

Classic Red and Gold Easter Egg Video Tutorial 2016

I've redone my most watched video on YouTube. It's a little different from the original but basically the same design. Now in HD with full step by step narrated instructions. Enjoy!

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My Itty Bitty Workspace

I live in Yokohama, Japan. My husband and I live in a 2 bedroom apartment, which for 2 people without children is considered a lot of space. Our apartment is about 60 square meters and I believe that number includes our very spacious balcony. Within this small ...

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Best of Tokyo Craft Shops

Best of Tokyo Craft Shops

Sometimes finding tools and materials for your crafting project can be difficult when you live in Japan but don't read or speak much Japanese. For most people finding the local craft store is just a quick google search away, but for us gaikokujin, it's a bigger challenge than that. ...

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