Dollar Tree Grill Pan Christmas Decor

Never in a million years did I guess that this fun Dollar Tree Grill Pan Christmas Decor would go viral on social media. Nonetheless, this was a blast to create and I hope that you will make one for your own. The little vintage red truck that lights up is my favorite part; although, I do love my signature “messy” bow that is used as well.  The steps are easy to follow and you’ll be amazed at how it will turn out…

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steps to make grill pan diy

  1. Paint the grill pan white or whatever color you choose. If not using chalk based paint, then two coats will be needed. You may like to check out my DIY Chalk Paint recipe here for a shortcut. painting dollar tree grill pan
  2. Add a thin layer of mod podge onto the sections of your pan you want to add glitter.  I did the ends.
  3. Sprinkle glitter lightly over your mod podged areas being careful to catch the glitter in a handy magazine underneath.adding glitter to grill pan
  4. Cut out the section of the gift bag scene you love most that fits the grill pan.cutting up christmas gift bag
  5. Weave the battery operated lights through the holes in the grill pan and tape them down.  The flat lights come in handy for this part.threading battery operated lights into holes on grill pantaping down christmas lights to grill pan
  6. Glue your gift bag scene on top of the lights.gluing gift back to grill pan
  7. Add faux branches to the sides of the grill pan as desired. And anywhere you want a 3-D look.  I added a faux wreath.adding faux greenery
  8. Brush white paint over the branches if you desire a “snowy” look.
  9. Make an optional ‘messy’ bow for the grill pan decoration.  See tutorial HERE.

if you missed the 3 minute video tutorial, you may want to check it out here.

turn on the lights to your grill pan christmas decor

This was a really fun DIY project to create and I highly recommend getting creative with hunting down just the perfect gift bag scene and making one for your own Christmas decor!Dollar Tree Grill Pan DIY lit up

Dollar Tree Grill Pan DIY final

 

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Dollar Tree Grill Pan Christmas Decor

The little vintage red truck that lights up is my favorite part of making this dollar tree grill pan decoration; although, I do love my signature "messy" bow that is used as well.  The steps are easy to follow and you'll be amazed at how it will turn out...

Equipment

  • scissors
  • glue gun

Materials

  • 1 Dollar Tree grill pan with holes
  • White Acrylic Paint
  • Glitter
  • Mod Podge
  • 1 Dollar Tree gift bag
  • 1 Dollar Tree battery operated lights I used the flat kind
  • Scotch tape
  • Dollar Tree faux branches
  • Messy Bow See this tutorial HERE

Instructions

  • Paint the grill pan white or whatever color you choose. If not using chalk based paint, then two coats will be needed. You may like to check out my DIY Chalk Paint recipe here for a shortcut.
  • Add a thin layer of mod podge onto the sections of your pan you want to add glitter.  I did the ends.
  • Sprinkle glitter lightly over your mod podged areas being careful to catch the glitter in a handy magazine underneath.
  • Cut out the section of the gift bag scene you love most that fits the grill pan.
  • Weave the battery operated lights through the holes in the grill pan and tape them down.  The flat lights come in handy for this part.
  • Glue your gift bag scene on top of the lights.
  • Add faux branches to the sides of the grill pan as desired.
  • Brush white paint over the branches if you desire a "snowy" look.
  • Make an optional 'messy' bow for the grill pan decoration.  See tutorial HERE.

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2 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    This is adorable! Amazing what you can do with a DT grill pan! 😍

    1. southerncrush says:

      Thank you so much!

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