DIY Dollar Tree Christmas Ornaments

Hello friends! I know it’s only October, but when I noticed the clear bulbs at the Dollar Tree this year I knew I needed to act fast! These sell out quickly and last year I missed em. For that reason I’m bringing you these DIY Dollar Tree Christmas ornaments.

I got the idea for these ornaments from my Rae Dunn inspired Fall dishes. I’ve also seen Rae Dunn inspired ornaments made with Cricut machines, but I don’t have one. (Although it is on my Christmas wishlist!)

Supplies for DIY Dollar Tree Christmas Ornaments

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Dollar Tree Ornaments

White Spray PaintAny Brand

“Chocolate” Dollar Tree Decals – In the wall decal section at my local DT

diy Christmas ornament supplies

Painting the Ornaments

Using some leftover spray paint, I spray painted the clear Christmas ornaments.

christmas ornaments and spray paint

The easiest way I’ve found to paint these is to screw off the metal top and lay them down on their tops.

It’s a good idea to wipe the ornaments down with a tack cloth before painting. This will get off every speck of dust so the paint is smooth and even.

Spray in light, thin coats. Don’t get in a hurry to cover in once coat or you’ll end up with paint drip or bubbling paint.

Adding the Letters to the Ornament

While the paint was drying I cut out the letters from the sheet of stickers. I’d recommend cutting them out closer to the edge of the letter than I did. This will make the sticker less noticeable on the ornament!

Putting Together the Words

Now it’s time to play scrabble! I put together different letters to make “Christmasy” words.

Feel free to get creative! You can trim down a letter if the letter you need isn’t included. For example I trimmed the “E” to make a “F.”

Peel off the back of the sticker and press it on the ornament. Smooth out any bumps and you’re good to go!

I cut the plaid scarf into strips.

Then I used a little twine to tie a bow on the ornament.

I used the plaid as the hook for the bow and tied it on top.

santa DIY Christmas ornament

Wasn’t that easy? There is so many word combinations with just one sheet of letters!

Pin this project for later or share with a friend! Here’s a handy graphic.

Let me know which ornament is your favorite in the comments below. I’m loving budget decor this season!

4 Comments on “DIY Dollar Tree Christmas Ornaments”

  1. They all look great thank you and its easy to great ideal for children name I have 5 grand kids thank you. M. S,

    1. Thank you Maryanne! These would be adorable as personalized ornaments. I hope they turn out great! <3
      xo, Leah

  2. Thank you so very much for sharing. I’m going to add then on top of our three Grandchildren’s presents. Awesome I’m going to tomorrow and hopefully if they have them I”m going to get 10 just in case…. to make more. So whimsical. Nina 🙂

    1. Thank you so very much Nina. Buy up as many as you can, you won’t regret it! I hope you enjoy making them as much as I did.
      xo, Leah

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