Paint Brush Christmas Tree OrnamentsCrafting homemade ornaments is a fun-filled Christmas tradition! It makes for the perfect activity to enjoy with your kids or a fun craft for a girls night in. Paint and decorate Dollar Tree’s $1 paint brushes as a festive snowman, Santa, or Christmas tree! Have fun decking the halls by creating your own ornaments or perhaps even a gift tag! Simply attach a ribbon loop to the paintbrush hole and place it on display. This festive spin on a handy tool is the perfect gift for a craft-loving friend!

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Paint Brushes
  • Red, White, and Green Paint
  • Googly Eyes
  • Chenille Stems
  • Pom-Poms
  • Gems
  • Star Cut Outs
  • Twine and Ribbon
  • Jingle Bells
  • Permanent Markers
  • Hot Glue Gun (Not Sold at Dollar Tree)
  • Hot Glue SticksPaint Brush Christmas Tree Ornaments


  1. Paint the paint brush’s metal strip in white. Allow it to dry completely.
  2. Draw a top hat on the wooden handle of the brush using black permanent marker.
  3. Glue two googly eyes to the white painted metal and use markers to draw the carrot nose and coal smile of the snowman.
  4. Add a sparkly thread of twine or ribbon to hang on display!

Christmas Tree

  1. Paint the wooden handle and metal part of the paint brush green and allow it to dry completely.
  2. Glue a yellow star paper cutout to the top of the handle, just under the hole.
  3. Decorate your green “tree” with sticky gems or glue sequins as ornaments!
  4. Add bells to a thread of twine or ribbon to hang on display!

Santa Suit

  1. Paint the metal strip in black. Allow it to dry completely.
  2. Paint the wooden handle of the paint brush red. Allow it to dry completely.
  3. Cut and twist a gold pipe cleaner into a square “buckle” for Santa’s belt. Glue it in place on the black belt.
  4. Add a thread of twine or ribbon to hang on display.

Check out our other DIY & Craft ideas on the blog, and don’t forget to visit Christmas at the Tree for even more supplies and inspiration.

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