Christmas Wonderful: Turning Dollar Store Decor Into Fabulous!

Turn Dollar Store Decor into FABULOUS with this simple DIY project. Your kids will love painting and using glitter! By Design DazzleA super easy Christmas craft project to make with your kids using Dollar Store products.
Kids + paint + glitter = FUN!!
Paint these cute little village houses the color of your choice and then glitter to make fabulous Christmas decor. The bottle brush trees are sold as a set at the Dollar Store. With the paints and glitter already in my craft closet, this project cost in the $3 range.
DIY dollar store ceramic village Christmas craft by Design Dazzle

Supplies Needed:

Ceramic Village Houses (Dollar Store)
Bottle Brush Trees (Dollar Store)
Primer Spray Paint
Craft Paint (match the colors to your decor)
Cardboard (for base)
Glitter Dust – Opal/  Diamond Dust Glitter
Pink Crepe Paper Streamers
Tulle (Nylon Netting) I used less than 1/4 yard
Glue – white glue or Mod Podge

Tools Needed:

Paint brush
Hot Glue Gun


Ordinary Dollar Store decor can be made into fabulous with a little paint and glitter! By Design Dazzle

1: Purchase ceramic village houses from the dollar store.

2: Spray paint the house with primer. Paint the house with craft paints. Choose fun colors to match your decor. Immediately sprinkle glitter all over the village house while the paint is still wet.


3: Cut a piece of cardboard to fit your village (I used a cake board).  Fold crepe paper into pleats and hot glue to cardboard. Finish all the way around your cardboard piece.
Parental supervision needed with kids and hot glue.

4: Cut a piece of tulle and hot glue onto cardboard.


DIY dollar store Christmas craft for kids by Design Dazzle

Step 5: Hot glue village homes and bottle brush trees on top of tulle.

Step 6: Paint a little bit of white glue on top of tulle and bottle brush trees. Sprinkle with glitter.

Enjoy the prettiness…

DIY turn dollar store decor into fabulous By Design Dazzle

Check out all the Christmas Wonderful posts for decorating, crafts, treats and fabulous ideas!

Posted on November 11, 2012
Categories: christmas, Christmas Wonderful, crafts, diy tutorials & creative ideas, dollar store, holiday awesomeness, holiday ideas, toni's projects, ideas and tips

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  1. Trennia Hedges says:
    November 11, 2012

    Those are so cute !

  2. Marisa says:
    November 11, 2012

    I love it! They turned out beautiful. Great idea and great tutorial.

  3. Leslie says:
    November 12, 2012

    The final houses look so much cuter than the originals! Great idea!

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    November 29, 2012

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