Easy Keepsake Christmas Tree Ornament

Easy Keepsake Christmas Tree Ornament

Keepsake Ornament

This past Summer my family sold our little 3 bedroom 1200 square foot townhouse while I was unpacking yet another box, I came across an old key to our little townhouse. And my D-I-Y wheels started turning. I wanted to make something to symbolize our first home that we could hold onto for years to come. This was a very simple and easy project that took me no more than 5 minutes to make.

You will need:Supplies

  • Clear ball ornament
  • String
  • Old Key
  • Fake snow
  • Hot glue gun


Put fake snow in ornament.

Cut string to hang key inside the ornament.

Use hot glue gun to glue the string holding the key to the inside lid of the ornament.

If you desire you can add the address of your old home.

replace lid and add string or hook to hang on the tree.


I hope you enjoyed this simple project.

Merry Christmas!


About Michelle Bastien

Originally from Nova Scotia, she is now living in the Fraser Valley of British Columbia with her husband and their three young sons. After working in customer service for over 16 years, she recently took the plunge to live her dream of being a homemaker. Her house is very loud and pretty crazy but she wouldn’t have it any other way.