This is no mere ornament. It’s a LEGO ornament. A LEGO Star Wars ornament that you can DIY. And it’s going to look great hanging on your tree, along with a LEGO Millenium Falcon and TIE Fighter. Besides, isn’t pew pew pew more fun than ho ho ho?

These three sweet Star Wars build-it-yourself LEGO ornaments are the brainchild of author, artist, and photographer Chris McVeigh, who has thoughtfully provided step-by-step instructions on buying the right bricks and putting them all together.

DIY Death Star LEGO ornament

DIY Millenium Falcon Star Wars LEGO ornament

He also offers tutorials on sleighs, gingerbread houses, and a perfectly roasted LEGO turkey, but you know where my heart lies: in a galaxy far, far away. Whether you’re Empire or Rebel, we think these ornaments would make a great project for older kids, a very cool gift, and a one-of-a-kind keepsake to remind you fondly of the LEGO days.

They’re also good for pretending your tree is the forest moon of Endor and staging epic starship battles to the tune of Wicket the Red-Nosed Ewok. Heh.-Delilah

Find the DIY Star Wars LEGO ornaments tutorial at Chris McVeigh’s website He also sells prints and doodads on Society 6.