Top 16 3D Printed Christmas Ornaments, Gifts, Decorations to Make in 2021

Time is too fast. You have just 3D printed some awesome Halloween costumes and decor and Thanksgiving 3D printing models, when you see winter holidays around the corner. You can 3D print Christmas ornaments, gifts, cards, nativity scenes, figurines and find many other fantastic ideas and decor trends 2021 to recreate. Such DIY projects bring many moments of joy and happiness to any family with an affordable 3D printer at home.

Gambody – Premium 3D printing marketplace has updated the list of Christmas STL files in October 2021. Enjoy the most fantastic ideas found online, including impressive 3D printed Christmas ornaments, Merry Christmas cutouts, decorated trees, figurines of Santa Claus and other famous characters.

Christmas 3D Models

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

Now it is time to look into Christmas decorations and ornament trends and ideas 2021 and pick up the projects for this holiday season. Your DIY figurines, ornaments, Santa Claus, Home Alone figure, Gremlins and other characters associated with the most popular winter holiday will surely impress your family and friends because you can download highly detailed STL files and turn them into real masterpieces in time for the holiday.

3D Printing Christmas Ideas and Decor Trends 2020

3D Printed Christmas Decorations

Gambody has divided Christmas STL files into groups. This way, you can choose your theme much quicker and begin 3D printing right away.

It is time for some festive pleasure and fun projects that can unite the whole family, inspire for new creations and help to make your house unique and your mood impressive.

1. 3D Print Santa

As always, 3D printed Christmas decorations 2021 include a figurine of Santa Claus. It is impossible to imagine the main winter holiday of the year without a character in the red-and-white outfit which carries a huge bag of gifts for children.

3D print Santa
Maker: Stephen Wilson

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

There are other ideas you can craft at home. 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

2. 3D Printed Christmas Tree

Cute STL files with various decorations, ornaments and tree ideas can help you make your home cosy. 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.

Xmas décor DIY 3D printing ideas
Image source: Thingiverse

Among 3D printed Christmas ornaments, there are also 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 download STL files with a decorative tree frame and use such a 3D printed Christmas tree to hang your favourite ornament and get into the holiday spirits this year.

You can also 3D print a classic evergreen tree to decorate your home for the winter holidays. There are many cute Chrismast tree STL files on the web, which you can download and turn into lovely decorations.

Christmas tree STL
Images: Thingiverse and Cults

3. 3D Printed Christmas Tree Topper

If you lack ideas of which tree trends to follow in 2021, look at some fantastic photos discovered by Gambody. These are impressive projects designed for 3D printing at home.

3D printed Christmas tree topper
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 3D print this vital yet straightforward ornament.

Winter holiday decor 3D printed from STL files
Image source: Thingiverse

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

4. 3D Print Christmas Ornaments

Anyone who is 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 honour you get when you 3D print something yourself.

3D print Christmas 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, doors and trees. 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 spirits.

3D printed snowflake
Images: myminifactory.com

5. 3D Print Toys for Christmas

Decor trends in 2021 include children’s toys. Various holiday-related figurines and miniatures can be 3D printed without problems.

3D printed Christmas ornaments
Image source: Cults

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

6. 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 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 reindeer head and candy cane shapes. Create beautiful shapes from the dough and bake delicious meals for your 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 your holiday cookies or small gifts.

Gnome 3D print
Images: myminifactory.com

7. 3D Printed Nightmare Before Christmas

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

Nightmare Before Christmas STL Files 3D printing ideas 2020
Image source: Thingiverse

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

Jack Skellington and Zero Nightmare Before Xmas 3D printing files STL
Image source: Thingiverse

You can also craft 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 3D print Zero in the glow-in-dark filament. This way, your 3D printed Nightmare Before Christmas scene will glow at night.

3D Christmas decorations
Maker: Richard Turnbull

8. Low-Poly Nutcracker and Snowman STL Files

Some people love low poly 3D printing models. Such projects can turn into beautiful holiday ornaments or 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, and the whole family can take part in turning such ideas into unique decorations for Xmas.

9. 3D Printed Christmas Village

There are many brilliant ideas and trends to enjoy in 2021. You can find STL files with gorgeous and exclusive Christmas 3D model you’ll love.

For example, it is now easy to print winter landscape and place it inside a homemade snowglobe. You can use any glass bottle or jar for this idea.

3D printed Christmas village
Image source: Cults

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

3D printing 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.

3D printed Christmas ornaments files
Image source: Cults

10. 3D Printed Christmas Cards and Accessories

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

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

Some ideas and trends for 2021 are 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 ideas are 3D printing cute Christmas-styled coasters and a beautiful holiday frame for photos or wall display. You can turn both projects into one-of-a-kind 3D printed Christmas cards and wall decorations.

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

11. Free Printable 3D Christmas Ornaments with Lights

Can you imagine real Xmas 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 of 3D printing projects you can craft. If you can make them glow, your holiday will be unforgettable.

Free printable 3D Christmas ornaments
Image source: Thingiverse

There are many free 3D printing STL files for making gift-boxes that can glow, sparkling Christmas trees, Elf-town lamp, and beautiful lighted star tree topper. You can get the files and let your 3D printer recreate any simple shape for you to introduce LEDs and create magic. The shining effect will wow everyone!

12. Merry Christmas Cutouts STL Files

It is nice to observe custom ornaments and decorations on windows during the winter holiday season. Christmas cutouts are simple to 3D print and use for various occasions. These decor pieces can be used in cards, on windows, walls, doors, as table coasters, cake toppers, etc.

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 and can have an individual touch to them. You can create custom signs and shapes to impress people you love.

13. 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 Christmas presents can include your child’s dreams.

If you have a son or love to follow holiday traditions, you can download 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.

14. Grinch Ornaments STL

The story of a Christmas thief, The Grinch, gives even more ideas for holiday ornaments and decorations.

It is another popular tradition among 3D printing enthusiasts 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.

15. 3D Print Nativity

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

Besides crafting a figurine of Santa Claus, his sleigh with deer, train toys with a railroad for kids, cute decorated trees and ornaments, you can turn your attention towards amazing nativity scenes.

Fans of the Mandalorian TV series can 3D print the most impressive 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 spirits 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 3D printed toy for your child who learns about Christmas traditions and plays the stories in his head. Such a minimalistic 3D printed decor piece has 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 ornaments and make a lovely gnome in Santa hat. These are also some of the trends 2021 you can make on a 3D printer at home. Your gnome 3D print could go under your pine tree or sit on your window still.

16. Christmas STL Files

Once you 3D print Christmas ornaments and decorate your holiday tree, you might wish to recreate figurines from your favourite Xmas movies. Home Alone and Gremlins fans might be happy to add lead characters from these films under their Christmas 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 the burglars. He is holding an iron, a hairdryer and has a BB gun behind his back. 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, he comes with a chainsaw.


These are amazing printable decoration ideas you can implement at home with the help of a cheap 3D printer. Be creative, 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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