DIY Christmas Ornament Using Temporary Tattoos : Blog Hop

November 23, 2022

Welcome to our creative DIY Blog hop!

We are gathering together again this week to share more DIY Christmas inspiration.

First off I want to give a big shout out to our Hostess Shea from Sweet Southern Grace-she gathers us all up and puts our creative juices to work!

I really think that you are going to enjoy this DIY Christmas Ornament using temporary tattoos.

I know that this notion of using temporary tattoos for customizing a Christmas ornament sounds well, rather peculiar but just trust me on this one!

They are beautiful, quick to make and easy to customize.

So come on and join me for this 10 minute project from start to finish!

For additional DIY Christmas Ornament inspiration scroll to the bottom of this post for the rest of the links!



If I told you that you would need only 7 supplies and that 2 of them were optional to make these chic and customized keepsake ornaments you might just gasp...right?
But it's so true!!


Supply list for DIY Christmas Ornament Temporary Tattoos


Visual DIY Instructions for Christmas Ornament


Written Step by Step Instructions 

  • Take a plain white 2 1/2 inch porcelain Christmas ornament.
  • Cut out desired temporary Christmas tattoo.
  • Place graphic side of tattoo on ornament.
  • Using a bowl of water plus a wash cloth, dampen cloth in bowl of water.
  • Gently tap water on tattoo for about 15-30 seconds.
  • Gently lift/peel backing off of tattoo.
  • If desired-after tattoo has completely dried (about an hour) apply mod podge for longevity of ornament decal.

From plain to fabulous in just about 10 minutes!


Why I LOVE this DIY Christmas Ornament Project

  • I love this project so much because of the simplicity and ability to customize these white Porcelain ornaments so easily.
  • By choosing your theme you can take this project from to chic to traditional to whimsical.
  • This would be a great project for any age group.
  • Perfect for gift giving to teachers, coaches, grandparents or even your favorite delivery person.


Thank you so much for joining me today and my fellow Makers!




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  1. I never thought to use temporary tattoos. Such a cute idea. They turned out really pretty.

  2. Jemma, you are after my heart with your unique and amazing tattooed ornaments! I love decorating ornaments with tattoos, too! It's such a versatile and unique way of creating ornaments. The possibilities are unlimited! Thanks for sharing!

    1. Gail, I do have to agree with you about tattoos! Talk about a versatile and neat way to elevate our DIY projects. Thanks so much for the visit too!

  3. Oh, cute ornaments, Jemma. Love this idea. The white ornaments to start out with look nice and sturdy. The tree tattoo looks whimsical, and that snowflake is my favorite. It's supposed to snow for us real soon. ; )


  4. Jemma, these are super cute! The simplicity of the ornament is what makes them shine! I will have to try! Linda


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