If you're looking to personalize your Christmas tree this year, then try your hand at making these rustic homemade holiday decorations by lifestyle blog A Beautiful Mess. This DIY tutorial teaches you how to create your own tree ornaments shaped like the American states.
These homemade leather state ornaments are perfect if you're from a different state than you currently reside in or you're making these ornaments for a friend. All you need to make these ornaments is colored pieces of leather, yarn and a hole punch. Begin by cutting the leather into the shape of your chosen state. Then poke holes along the perimeter of the state and thread your choice of either black or white yarn through. This will add a chic stitching pattern to the decoration.