New Christmas Ornament DIY Tradition

I picked up this idea on the internet and thought I’d pass along the incredible idea to you! It’s easy, it’s fun and it involves everyone in your home. My family has decided to keep this going starting this year and many more to come. Hope you do too!

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To make these I used:

Plastic Fillable Clear Ornament Balls

Velvet Green Ribbon

Velvet Khaki Ribbon


White Copy Paper

Black Sharpie

We began by cutting copy paper in strips to write our memories. The memories can be anything – started a new job, achieved my X goal, learned to bake, took a hike, etc. I wrote my four year olds favorite memory for her, but if you have older kids, they can write it down themselves. On the back of the memory I decided to have everyone write their names and ages. You can also have more than one memory, and get a paper for each one to fill up your ornament.

After everyone is done writing, fold the papers and place them inside the ornament ball. I opted for a velvet ribbon, but feel free to use what you have on hand, tie the ribbon in a bow, write the year on the outside of the ornament with a marker and hang on your tree. This will be fun to open next year – and the year after that.

Wishing you and yours a wonderful and blessed New Year.

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Living with Chiari 1 Malformation and Syringomyelia since 2013.

6 thoughts on “New Christmas Ornament DIY Tradition”

  1. Thank you for sharing!!.. hope you have a very Happy New Year filled with love and happiness and life is all that you wish for it to be!!… 🙂

    Until we meet again…
    May love and laughter light your days,
    and warm your heart and home.
    May good and faithful friends be yours,
    wherever you may roam.
    May peace and plenty bless your world
    with joy that long endures.
    May all life’s passing seasons
    bring the best to you and yours!
    (Irish Saying)

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    1. Thank you so much for a beautiful and sweet message. Likewise! Wishing you and yours a blessed and Happy New Year. 🥳💥 And love the Irish saying, we know an Irish priest that’s near and dear in our hearts – so much so we named our second son after him. 🥰🙏🏽


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