Top 16 3D Printed Christmas Ornaments and Decorations to Make in 2022

Time is too fast. You have just completed your awesome Halloween costumes and Thanksgiving 3D printing models when more holidays approach with hurricane speed. You can work on 3D printed Christmas ornaments, decorations, gifts, cards, nativity scenes, and figurines, and find many other fantastic ideas and STL files 2022 to recreate. Such DIY projects bring many joyful moments to any family with an affordable desktop 3D printer at home.

Gambody – Premium 3D printing marketplace updated the Christmas 3D printing ideas list in November 2022. Enjoy the most brilliant STL files found online, including impressive 3D printed Christmas tree and door decorations, Nightmare before Christmas STL, nativity scene, various shapes to 3D print, figurines of Santa Claus, Christmas village, and other 3D models.

3D Printer: Christmas Ornaments

Putting self-made 3D printed Christmas ornaments on your tree, decorating your house with beautiful Merry Christmas cutouts, wall and door decorations, and making various accessories is fantastic. It becomes extra comfortable and quick when you have a cheap 3D printer.

So, look into early 3D printed ornaments and other Christmas decorations ideas for 2022 and pick up the projects for this holiday season. Your DIY figurines, ornaments, Santa Claus, Home Alone figure, Gremlins, and other 3D prints associated with the most beloved family holiday will impress your relatives. It’s time to download highly detailed STL files and turn them into real masterpieces in time for celebrations.

3D print Christmas ornaments

3D Printable Christmas Decorations

Select your holiday theme and begin 3D printing right away. It is time for some festive pleasure and fun projects that can unite the whole family, inspire new creations and help to make your house unique and your mood impressive. It is never too early to think of early 3D printed ornaments!

1. 3D Print Christmas Ornaments

Anyone putting up a real pine tree can craft beautiful ornaments on a 3D printer using the best STL files found online.

Mass-market ornaments are beautiful, but they lack that personal feeling of honor you get when you make 3D printed decor yourself.

3D printed ornaments
Image source: Cults, Thingiverse

For example, you can download snowflakes STL files to create this winter symbol. A 3D printed snowflake looks beautiful on walls, trees, and as door decorations. Or you can get ornaments STL files with a collection of holiday-related projects (gift boxes, candies, bells) as well as craft a sweet little angel to hang on a tree.

Adorn these fantastic 3D printed snowflake ornaments. They have a minimalistic look, but the sparkling paints add a special touch and bring us into the holiday spirit.

Early 3D printed ornaments
Images: myminifactory.com

2. Christmas Tree 3D Model

Cute STL files with various decorations, ornaments, and holiday tree ideas can help you make your home cozy. You can decorate the walls with reindeer cutouts, hide little gifts inside a lockable gift box, place candles inside a 3D printed Christmas tree frame, etc.

Christmas STL files
Image source: Thingiverse

Among 3D printer Christmas ornaments STLs are souvenirs and figurines to put above your fireplace and glitter reindeer figures to display on a shelf.

3D printed Christmas tree
Image source: Thingiverse

If you are not a fan of massive trees, you can make a decorative tree frame and use this 3D printed Christmas tree to hang your favorite ornament and get into the holiday spirits this year.

You can also make a classic evergreen tree and decorate your house. There are many cute Christmas tree 3D model STL files on the web, which you can download and turn into lovely decorations.

Christmas tree 3D model
Images: Thingiverse and Cults

3. 3D Printed Christmas Tree Topper

If you lack ideas of which tree trends to follow in 2022, look at some fantastic photos discovered by Gambody. These are impressive projects designed for 3D printing with a desktop printer.

3D printed decorations
Image source: Cults

You can place a cute 3D printed Christmas tree star filled with confetti on the top of your holiday tree: download tree topper STL files and recreate this vital yet straightforward ornament.

3D printed decor
Image source: Thingiverse

You can also get fantastic winter holiday house STL files to put on a tree, 3D print miniature figurines, and various pine tree styles.

4. Nightmare Before Christmas STL

Fans of Disney’s Nightmare Before Christmas animated film might like to 3D print their favorite characters to use as ornaments or home decorations.

Nightmare Before Christmas STL
Image source: Thingiverse

Getting Nightmare Before Christmas STL files to recreate the famous diorama, make a cute silhouette cutout, or a bookmark styled as Jack’s head is easy.

Jack Skellington and Zero
Image source: Thingiverse

You can also craft a Zero figurine, a statue of Jack Skellington. Or download Jack Skellington bust STL files and a cute 3D printing diorama with Zero and Jack.

Adding a stunning bust of Jack Skellington to your collection of 3D printed Christmas ornaments and decor is a must. This model is an authentic tribute to the iconic movie character. It can decorate your shelf or table.

3D printed Nightmare Before Christmas
Maker: Emmanuel Darragon

Explore even more details in a 3D printed Nightmare Before Christmas diorama. It features both the Pumpkin King and his beloved pet, ghost dog Zero. Jack dreams of substituting Santa Claus himself while sitting on the doghouse, and this dreamy scene can adorn your holiday-styled fireplace or space under the decorated tree.

Printable 3D Christmas decorations
Makers: Emmanuel Darragon and Donald Price

By the way, you can make Zero in the glow-in-dark filament. This way, your 3D printed Nightmare Before Christmas scene will glow at night.

3D printable Christmas decorations
Maker: Richard Turnbull

5. 3D Printed Christmas Village

There are many brilliant Christmas 3D models to print in 2022. You can find STL files with gorgeous and exclusive mini villages you’ll love.

For example, you can build a breathtaking winter landscape and place it inside a homemade snow globe. You can use any glass bottle or jar for this decor project.

3D printed Christmas village
Image source: Cults

Or you can build a winter castle with striking railroad models. Any child would be happy to find such a statue among gifts or create a 3D printed Christmas village. Think of a fairy-tale town with little inhabitants and decorated houses. You can 3D print your dreamland using various holiday ideas found online.

Christmas village
Images: MyMiniFactory and Cults

Some other ideas are cute-looking Christmas tree-shaped candles, and a fantastic candy dish styled like an ornament.

Christmas ornament STL
Image source: Cults

6. Free Printable 3D Christmas Decorations

Can you imagine an actual holiday without lights? They become the main decor across the house, around the pine tree, on windows, tables, etc.

Gambody wishes to share some fantastic ideas for 3D printer Christmas ornaments and projects you can craft. If you can make them glow, your holiday will be unforgettable.

Free printable 3D Christmas decorations
Image source: Thingiverse

There are many free printable 3D Christmas decorations with a glow effect. For example, you can download STL files for making glowing gift boxes, sparkling trees, Elf-town lamp, and beautiful lighted star tree topper. Let your 3D printer recreate simple Christmas shapes for you to introduce LEDs and create magic. The shining effect will wow everyone!

7. 3D Print Nativity

Many cute holiday characters look amazing on the shelves, tables, and across the house.

Besides crafting a figurine of Santa Claus, his sleigh with deer, train toys with a railroad for kids, and cute decorated trees and ornaments, you can 3D print a nativity scene.

Fans of the Mandalorian TV series can make the most impressive 3D printed Christmas ornaments and decorations. Introducing the cute Baby Yoda in a fantasy Nativity scene where a manger is substituted as an alien crib is easy. Adding more 3D printed Star Wars characters to protect The Child will complete this holiday diorama. And your spirit will undoubtfully rise while you are working on this unusual project.

3D print Nativity scene with Baby Yoda
Maker: Calrais (Thingiverse)

Abstract nativity puzzle you can 3D print can fit into a pocket. It could be an incredible toy for your child who learns about Christmas traditions and plays the stories in his head. Such a minimalistic 3D printed decor piece has an abstract “stable” that serves as a storage box and fits all the figurines as puzzle pieces. Still, it has its personal touch.

3D print nativity puzzle
Images: prusaprinters.org

Also, download beautiful Christmas angel STL files and little garden elf figurines to decorate your door and walls.

3D print nativity
Image source: Thingiverse

3D print Nativity scene ornaments and make a lovely gnome in a Santa hat. These are also some ideas for the decorations for 2022 if you have a 3D printer. Your gnome 3D print could go under your pine tree or sit on your window sill.

8. Christmas STL Files

Once you complete 3D printer Christmas ornaments projects and decorate your holiday tree, you can recreate figurines from your favorite movies. Home Alone and Gremlins fans might happily add lead characters from these films under their decorated tree.

On Gambody marketplace, you can download STL files of both Home Alone Kevin McCallister 3D printing figurine and Evil Gremlins 3D model.

Christmas 3D model
Images: gambody.com

The eight-year-old boy from a timeless holiday classic has prepared all the comical traps for burglars. He holds an iron and a hairdryer and has a BB gun behind him. You will love to 3D print a Christmas tree and gifts to complete your Home Alone diorama.

Christmas STL files
Images: gambody.com

As for Gremlins, these creatures come in pairs. Thus, you can complete your 3D printed Christmas ornaments and decorations with two versions of Gremlins leader Stripe. In one 3D model, he is sculpted with a skateboard. And in the other model for 3D printing, comes with a chainsaw.

9. 3D Print Santa

As always, 3D printed Christmas decorations in 2022 include a figurine of Santa Claus. It is impossible to imagine the main winter holiday of the year without a character in a red-and-white outfit with a huge bag of gifts for children.

3D print Santa
Maker: Stephen Wilson

Gambody – Premium 3D printing marketplace offers a Christmas 3D model of Santa Claus STL files to 3D print this fairy-tale personality. The project designed by Richard Swika includes a fantastic deer-styled car-like sleigh. It has a base for a simple display and can be the perfect 3D printed decor for your home this year.

There are other ideas you can craft. You can 3D print Santa Claus in the chimney or with a bag of gifts. These ideas look stunning and worth making:

Secret Santa 3D print models for Christmas
Image source: Cults

10. 3D Print Toys for Christmas

3D printed decor trends in 2022 include children’s toys. Hobbyists can make various holiday-related figurines and miniatures with filament and resin.

3D printed Christmas ornaments
Image source: Cults

The best part about such DIY projects is that your child can pick up the Christmas 3D models to turn them into life. It is easy to download STL files with a jointed reindeer, create articulated Christmas toys, Santa Claus miniatures, etc. Many of these 3D printed toys have a hole you can use to hang them as your tree ornaments.

Printable 3D Christmas decorations
Image source: Thingiverse

You can even download advent calendar STL files and craft a Santa Claus-themed toy to count the 24 days left until the most expected family holiday.

11. 3D Printed Christmas Cookie Cutters

Baking is a fun tradition that can turn any holiday into a festive event. If your wife, second half, children, or you enjoy baking, you can make fantastic 3D printed decor for the kitchen, Christmas cookie cutters.

Such simple projects can help you shape your holiday sweets as a snowman, holiday tree, Santa Claus, or another character.

3D printed Christmas cookie cutters
Image source: Cults

You can download STL files with a reindeer head and candy cane shapes. 3D print beautiful Christmas shapes and recreate these forms using the dough. Such delicious baked art is impressive for any holiday dinner.

Also, you can work on a cute gnome 3D print. This 3D printing dwarf model is not an ordinary Christmas ornament. It is a container you can use for holiday cookies or small gifts.

Gnome 3D print
Images: myminifactory.com

12. Low-Poly Nutcracker and Snowman STL Files

Some people love low poly 3D Christmas ornaments. Such projects can turn into beautiful decorations and toys.

You can download low poly STL files with a snowman or Nutcracker and let your child paint either or both figurines.

Low poly Nutcracker and snowman STL files
Image source: Cults

The result will be cute; the whole family can turn such ideas into the unique 3D printed decor.

13. Christmas 3D Prints: Cards and Accessories

The main winter holiday is not only about house decor and cooking. It is fun to dress up into something cute, and you can easily 3D print some accessories for your kids and friends.

Reindeer headband 3D printing ideas STL files
Image source: Cults

Some Christmas 3D prints in 2022 can be STL files of a reindeer headband, deer horns accessory for a human or dog’s head, and a cute Santa Claus bookmark for book readers.

3D printed Christmas cards
Image source: Thingiverse

Other 3D printed decorations can be cute Christmas-styled coasters and a beautiful holiday frame for photos or wall display. You can turn both projects into one-of-a-kind Christmas cards and door & wall decor.

A simple nativity scene silhouette could also become a fantastic door ornament and wall art. Or you can 3D print a Christmas card featuring the holiday scene outlines for all relatives and friends. Only think how happy they will be to receive such a unique plastic card!

3D printed Christmas cards
Image: myminifactory.com

14. Merry Christmas Cutouts STL Files

Observing custom ornaments and decorations on windows during the winter holiday is nice. Christmas cutouts are simple to 3D print and use for various occasions. These decor pieces make great cards, windows, walls, doors, table coasters, cake toppers, and more.

Custom 3D printed ornaments
Image source: Thingiverse

You can also use simple yet cute Merry Christmas cutouts as a holiday wish for your family and friends. Such custom 3D printed ornaments look unique with an individual touch. You can create custom signs and shapes to impress people you love.

15. 3D Printed Christmas Presents

The best winter holiday cars for boys are the Santa Claus sleigh and Xmas train. Such toys are always on Christmas wish lists among many children. And now your 3D printed presents can include your child’s dreams.

If you have a son or love to follow holiday traditions, you can download Christmas STL files to 3D print a lovely train or make a sleigh with a couple of reindeer.

3D printed Christmas presents
Image source: Thingiverse

Each project looks unique and impressive to craft.

16. Grinch Ornaments STL

The story of a Christmas thief, The Grinch, gives even more 3D printer ornaments and decorations ideas. 3D printing enthusiasts love to download STL files with Grinch-related projects.

Grinch decor ideas STL files
Image source: Thingiverse

You can make nearly anything with this well-known cynical grump, from holiday ornaments for your tree and the Grinch toys to cute gift card holders and unique cookie cutters.

Also, as hobbyist Scott Fraser did, you can 3D print the Grinch figurine. It can be a beautiful display piece in your home.

Christmas 3D prints
Maker: Scott Fraser

These are unique printable decoration ideas you can create with the help of a cheap 3D printer. Be creative and 3D print Christmas ornaments and decorations. Then post photos of your holiday prints to Gambody Facebook group. Have a very Merry Christmas! Xo Xo Xo!

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