DIY Bottle Brush Tree Ornaments

Make one or all of these DIY bottle brush tree crafts for Christmas. From ornaments to displays, these iconic mini trees are a crafter’s perfect accent.

Whether you’re into warm neutrals or holiday brights, these bottle brush tree ornament craft tutorials will help you create your ideal design. I’d love to hear which of these DIY easy Christmas ornament ideas is your favorite!

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These bottle brush tree ornament tutorials are so easy to make.

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Ways to Use Bottle Brush Trees for Christmas Decor

Here at Ruffles and Rain Boots, I’ve been using these iconic trees for ornaments and holiday decor for years. Today, I’m sharing my favorite DIY bottle brush tree ideas for decorating the tree and to use in decor this holiday season.

Today a reader shared her version of one of my crafts and I was inspired to create a list of some more ways to use them in our decorating. Some of these are created by me and others I’ve found around the Internet. All will hopefully inspire you to create using this iconic and versatile holiday decoration.

If you love these ideas, save this page to a DIY Christmas ornaments pin board or share it to Facebook. You’ll be able to easily find it again when you’re ready to starting creating.

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Create easy Christmas ornaments to make or sell using these fun tutorials.

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DIY Bottle Brush Tree Ornaments

The miniature bottle brush Christmas trees work so well for ornaments and can be used by themselves or with other miniatures. Create a full diorama or a simple, elegant addition to your tree and packages with these ideas.

Bottle Brush Tree Gnome Ornaments

These are so cute and easy to make! Gather up various sizes or colors and make these DIY bottle brush tree gnome ornaments in next to no time! Get creative with the fur color to match your holiday theme.

Vertical image of three white and gold bottle brush gnome ornaments on pine and berries background.
Create any of these fun designs using a bit of fur, fabric, and vintage style bottle brush trees.

Snow Globe Ornament with Mini Bottle Brush Trees

This cute Dollar Tree mason jar snow globe ornament is a quick craft idea. In fact, you should set up a family craft night and make this homemade Christmas ornaments !

Vertical image of a farmhouse rustic snow globe ornament with mini bottle brush trees.
This easy Christmas ornament can be adorned in burlap, ribbon, or a beautiful Christmas fabric.

Embroidery Hoop Mini Tree Ornament

Kim with Made in a Day served up these adorable embroidery hoop ornaments using a miniature, disassembled tree. I love these because the pop of color can be changed to fit any theme and it’s easy Christmas crafting.

Close up image of a neutral, bleached mini bottle brush tree made into an ornament with a mini embroidery hoop and ribbon.
No matter the color, these are some of the most simple ornaments to make.

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Terrarium Bottle Brush Tree Ornaments

The creative duo over at Charleston Crafted made two versions of their terrarium style bottle brush ornaments. I’m partial to the frosted look with the colored trees – which is your favorite?

Colorful miniature bottle brush trees glued into a terrarium ornament with faux snow on dark background.
The bright pop of color and glistening ‘snow’ of this mini terrarium ornament will glow in the light of the tree.

Jar Lid Mini Tree Ornaments

The ladies from Sustain My Craft habit created this bottle brush tree jar lid ornament using a few practical items from around the house. Love the faux snow background on these.

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Create a cozy scene using a jar lid, cotton balls, and mini trees.

Rustic Farmhouse Bottle Brush Ornaments

Ashley with Simply Designing created a rustic farmhouse ornament using mini hoops and trees. I love the snow berry accents on these and how quickly they come together.

Vertical image of an embroidery hoop bottle brush tree ornament with snow berries and red and white striped ribbon with woods in the background.
These farmhouse, rustic ornaments accent the tree so well.

More Bottle Brush Tree Christmas Display Ideas

If you want to use the bigger trees that come in the multi-packs, don’t worry. Here are a few more ideas beyond ornaments to use these Christmas staples in your holiday decor.

Christmas Tree Farm Centerpiece

Everyone will be amazed that you made this Christmas bottle brush tree centerpiece yourself. Vary the heights or colors of the bottle brush trees, but be sure to add those fairy lights – it makes such a gorgeous glow!

Vertical closeup image of easy Christmas farmhouse craft for the table with fake snow and bottle brush trees.
This fun holiday DIY can feature large or small bottle brush trees.

Rustic Christmas Sign Shelf Sitter

This adorable Christmas sign DIY features various sizes of trees. Use a premade shadow box or Dollar Tree sign (turn it around) or make your own.

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This cute Christmas sign features the iconic red truck and bottle brush trees.

Dollar Tree Duster Christmas Wreath

Use finds from the dollar store to make this fluffy duster Christmas wreath with mini bottle brush trees. It’s a quick and inexpensive DIY for the holiday season.

Dollar tree craft farmhouse wreath with dusters and mini bottle brush trees.
This cozy wreath features finds from the Dollar Tree.

Modern Rustic Nutcracker DIY

This modern nutcracker craft went crazy on social media and for good reason: it’s simple and elegant. In the tutorial, I share it holding a mini wreath, however, I also made one for the other side of my mantle holding a mini bottle brush tree. I’ll try and snap a picture of that and update it.

White painted wooden nutcracker holding a faux green wreath with a small red and white bow with faux greenery in the background on a white surface.

Which One Is Your Favorite?

Out of these projects, which one is your favorite project and why? Let me know in the comments below and remember to share this fun Christmas ornament ideas list to inspire others.

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Whether they are bright colors, neutrals, or metallic bottle brush trees, these ornaments tutorials have something for everyone.

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