Holiday Planning & Ideas Christmas Christmas Ornaments How to Make Cookie Cutter Ornaments Use inexpensive aluminum cutters to turn out ornaments faster than you can bake a batch of cookies. Choose patterned papers or color-photocopy pictures onto card stock. By Martha Stewart Editors Martha Stewart Editors Facebook Instagram Twitter Website An article attributed to "Martha Stewart Editors" indicates when several writers and editors have contributed to an article over the years. These collaborations allow us to provide you with the most accurate, up-to-date, and comprehensive information available.The Martha Stewart team aims to teach and inspire readers daily with tested-until-perfected recipes, creative DIY projects, and elevated home and entertaining ideas. They are experts in their fields who research, create, and test the best ways to help readers design the life they want. The joy is in the doing. Editorial Guidelines Updated on October 20, 2020 Share Tweet Pin Email Decorate your Christmas tree with these DIY cookie cutter ornaments. They come in all shapes and sizes—transforming your cherished photographs into soon-to-be family heirlooms. Make one, or many, with your kids for a new Christmas Eve crafting tradition. What You'll Need Materials Aluminum cookie cutters Patterned paper Color-photocopy pictures Card stock Pencil Scissors White craft glue Needle Ribbon Beads Instructions Choose patterned papers or color-photocopy pictures onto card stock. Trace cookie cutter on top; cut out. Dab white craft glue along cutter's edge. Press paper in place; let dry. Thread narrow ribbon through needle; poke between paper and cutter, and wrap ribbon around top of cutter. Slip a bead over ribbon's ends; knot.