Dollar Tree Splatter Screen Buffalo Check Ornament DIY

This cute Dollar Tree Splatter Screen Ornament is great for placing on your front door or using as part of fun Christmas display. It’s no secret that buffalo check is the way to my heart and this black and red tote from Dollar Tree was begging me to be made into some sort of Christmas decoration. The simple splatter scree was the perfect shape and size for the beggining of a whimsical Chrismtas ornament.  With these instructions, you can certainly make one or two for yourself!

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supplies needed for dollar tree splatter screen ornament

  • dollar tree splatter screen
  • tote bag from the dollar tree
  • jenga blocks from the dollar tree
  • acrylic paint
  • dollar tree bling ribbon
  • coat hanger
  • 2×3 dollar tree picture frame
  • dollar tree buttons
  • dollar tree pom poms
  • black ribbon
  • white ribbon
  • hot glue gun and hot glue
  • optional bling

step by step instructions for making diy ornament

  1. Remove the black knob handle from the top of the splatter screen.removing splatter screen knob handle
  2. Trace the screen shape onto the tote bag and cut the shape out.cutting out buffalo check tote bag
  3. Adhere the bag circle shape onto the splatter screen edges using hot glue.gluing buffalo check tote bag to splatter screen
  4. Hot glue strip of ribbon to middle of splatter screen.gluing ribbon to center of splatter screen ornament
  5. Remove the small picture frame guts and trim edges with bling ribbon.gluing bling ribbon trim to photo frame
  6. Hot glue the blinged out picture frame on top of the ribbon in the center of the splatter screen.gluing photo frame to ornament
  7. Add a small strip of bling ribbon to the right hand center corner of the belt buckle.adding belt buckle to santa ornament
  8. Take three wooden jenga blocks glued together to form the ornament top.gluing jenga wooden blocks
  9. Paint the wooden top white.
  10. Hot glue bling ribbon to the wooden top. 
  11. Glue wooden top to top edge of the splatter screen.
  12. Hot Glue three black buttons down the front center of the circle.gluing buttons
  13. Snip the top hook portion of the coat hanger and glue to back of wooden top to act as the ornament “hook”. gluing coat hanger onto diy ornament
  14. Tie a ribbon in a bow and add to the coat hanger.
  15. Optionally add a piece of bling to the center of the bow.
  16. Optionally glue white pom poms around outside edge of the ornament. gluing pom pom onto splatter screen ornament

if you prefer a quick 3 minute video tutorial for this diy project, i have linked it here for you! video tutorial

there you have it! a splatter screen santa ornament

I love how fun this DIY turned out! Using different tote bags you could create an endless number of these DIY splatter screen ornaments in lots of variations. These are cute displayed on a large tree, hanging from a nook or on your front door! Get creative and have fun making  some of these.

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This cute Dollar Tree Splatter Screen Ornament is great for placing on your front door or using as part of fun Christmas display.

This cute Dollar Tree Splatter Screen Ornament is great for placing on your front door or using as part of fun Christmas display.

Equipment

Materials

  • 1 dollar tree splatter screen
  • 1 dollar tree tote bag
  • 3 dollar tree jenga blocks
  • acrylic paint
  • dollar tree bling ribbon
  • coat hanger
  • 1 2x3 dollar tree picture frame
  • 3 dollar tree buttons
  • dollar tree pom poms
  • black ribbon
  • white ribbon
  • optional bling

Instructions

  • Remove the black knob handle from the top of the splatter screen.
  • Trace the screen shape onto the tote bag and cut the shape out.
  • Hot glue the bag circle shape onto the splatter screen edges.
  • Hot glue strip of ribbon to middle of splatter screen.
  • Remove the small picture frame guts and trim edges with bling ribbon.
  • Hot glue the blinged out picture frame on top of the ribbon in the center of the splatter screen.
  • Glue three wooden jenga blocks together to form the ornament top.
  • Paint the wooden top white.
  • Hot glue bling ribbon to the wooden top.
  • Glue wooden top to top edge of the splatter screen.
  • Snip the top hook portion of the coat hanger and glue to back of wooden top to act as the ornament "hook".
  • Tie a ribbon in a bow and add to the coat hanger.
  • Optionally add a piece of bling to the center of the bow.

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4 Comments

  1. Such a cute craft idea using the splatter screen. So many ideas come to me to use the splatter screen for other holidays. Thank you

    1. southerncrush says:

      Thank you! I’m so glad!

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