Christmas Ribbon Ornament Craft

Wrap a Ribbon Ornament


I am so excited to be participating in the 12 Days of Christmas Crafts for Kids series! Christmas crafts are a tradition and every family loves to get together and create beautiful decorations.

 Today I’m going to show you a quick and easy ornament craft.

Christmas Ribbon Ornament Craft


styrofoam balls or squares, ribbon, pins, scissors

Christmas Ribbon Ornament

I chose to make my Christmas Ribbon ornaments using styrofoam balls.

Cut your ribbon in strips that are long enough to wrap around the ball once. Use the stick pins to secure the ribbon to the styrofoam ball.

Christmas ribbon ornament

Keep wrapping the ribbons…

Christmas Ribbon ornament

until the styrofoam ball is completely covered.

Christmas Ribbon Ornament

Create a ribbon hanger by tying a small bow at the bottom of ribbon and attaching it with a pin.

Christmas Ribbon ornament

Such cute ornaments!

Christmas Ribbon ornament

I made the second ribbon ornament with one ribbon that I simply wrapped around and around the ball. I did not cut the ribbon until the styrofoam ball was completely covered. I overlapped the edges as I wrapped.

Christmas Ribbon Ornament

I used different ribbons for the hangers. You can use any mix of colors or prints.

Christmas Ribbon Ornament

All three ornaments were made in less than an hour. This is a great, quick and easy craft to make with your family!

Enjoy the 12 Days of Christmas Crafts!


 Visit each of these blogs to take advantage of all 12 crafts!

 Dec 1st –  Fancy Frugal Life

 Dec 2nd – Alderberry Hill

 Dec 3rd –  House on the Way

 Dec 4th – Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom

 Dec 5th – I should be Mopping the Floor

Dec 6th –  Season Gredings

 Dec 7th–  A Night Owl Blog

 Dec 8th –  Mamma Marchand’s Nest

Dec 9th –  Cherised Bliss

Dec 10th –  Little Inspiration

 Dec 11th – Aubrey Plays

 Dec 12th – Polkadot pretties

Happy Holidays!

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  1. Awesome link-up and adorable craft! I was wondering if you’d be willing to share some of your wonderful Christmas-y posts to our 12 Days of Christmas {Goodies} link-up? If you can’t, I understand, but I think our readers would LOVE some of your ideas! :) Either way, have an amazing week, and thanks for sharing such an adorable, easy craft!

    • Thanks Julie! I’d love to share at your link-up. I visited your website, but I couldn’t find it. Just let me know the link. Have a great week.

  2. I posted under my Fibro website, that’s why! LOL Silly me! It’s under my recipe blog, Natural and Free. Here’s a link directly to the page I made for the link-up. Hope it works for you! Sorry about that!

  3. Really great idea Leslie!

  4. What a cute idea!!! I love it. Next year these will be added to my tree.

  5. Love this and there are so many different ways you could use this idea depending on what type of ribbon you used. Take care, Laura

  6. Love these Lesile !

    They look so lovely on your tree you could easily customise them to your own colour combination..

    Thank you for being part of the series :)

    Claire x

  7. Thank you for linking up at the 12 Days of Christmas Goodies hosted by Julie & I. I love this craft. I have a box of ribbon that needs a home and I think I found a good idea for it!

    -Stacey @

  8. Those ornaments are fabulous!

  9. These ornaments are beautiful yet easy…I LOVE those kind of projects! Thanks for sharing on the homemade holiday party.


  10. Leslie, what a great use of ribbon! This is an easy and inexpensive ornament. We love what you are doing.

  11. How pretty! I would love if you would share on Fall Into the Holidays, open Saturdays through Thursdays-

    Katie @ Horrific Knits
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  12. These are so cute!! I’d love for you to link these up to my weekly link party.
    Jennifer Dawn recently posted…A Little Bird Told Me Link Party #20My Profile

    • Thank you Jennifer for your kind words and the invite to the party! I’m all linked up! If you get a chance, you can join in my Twirl & Take a Bow Party. Have a great week!

  13. Can you let me know how much ribbon it took to cover a 3 inch diameter ball? I am trying to figure out how much to buy. Thank you!

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