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Snowy Bottle Brush Tree Ornaments

These bottle brush tree ornaments take minutes to make and are so adorable. A wintery addition to your Christmas tree, mantel or holiday table setting.

DIY Bottle Brush Tree Ornaments - Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas - Satori Design for Living

Hello everyone! As you can see, I’m in full holiday mode around here. It’s definitely my favourite time of year to decorate our home, so I’m a bit giddy. How about you?

The holiday season has a way of bringing out my creative side and I’m always inspired to make something new. I have a few Christmas DIY projects on the go, and today I’m excited to share these mini bottle brush tree ornaments with you. Aren’t they cute?

How to Make Miniature Bottle Brush Christmas Tree Ornaments - Satori Design for Living

Handmade Christmas Ornaments

If you’re in the holiday spirit like I am (perhaps it’s the TV Christmas movies I’ve been binge watching lately), and have been searching for a few handmade ornaments to tackle this season, you’re definitely in the right place.

After you learn how to make these simple and easy mini bottle ornaments, I encourage you to check out the other DIY Christmas tree decor ideas from some of my blogger friends (links are at the bottom of the post). A big thank you to Krista from The Happy Housie for bringing us all together. So fun!

DIY Mini Bottle Ornaments with Snowy Bottle Brush Trees - Handmade Christmas Decor - Satori Design for Living

Once you gather up your supplies for these bottle brush Christmas tree decorations, you’ll have them assembled in no time. I mean, who has time for complicated projects this time of year anyway?

I plan on making more to hand out as gifts and possibly decorate our Christmas table. They look so pretty alongside the bottle brush trees I decorated our mantel with last year.

Snowy Bottle Brush Tree Ornaments - DIY Tree Decorations - Satori Design for Living

Don’t you think they’d look sweet with names or words printed onto ribbon to adorn the top? Iron-on transfer paper like I used for my vintage gift tags would work well. They’d make great holiday party favours too!

I’m certain you’ll see many of these cloche-inspired ornaments in my upcoming Christmas home tour. Stay tuned! Be sure to check out last year’s white Christmas decor if you missed it.

Mini Bottle Brush Tree Ornaments for Christmas

DIY Bottle Brush Tree Ornaments

I picked up many of the supplies for this project at Dollarama and Michaels. I’ve also included affiliate links to similar items below. That means I may earn a small commission from your purchase.

Ornament Supplies

Additional Tools

  • Tweezers
  • Scissors
  • Small Bowl and Spoon
  • Small Funnel or Handmade Paper Funnel

Note- Make sure the trees are small enough to easily fit through the opening of the glass bottle (adjust size according to the size of bottle you select). I used regular epsom salt and ran it through my mini food processor to make it less coarse. 

Ornament Instructions

  1. Remove cork from top of glass bottle. Add a drop of glue to the bottom of a tree and gently push into bottle using tweezers to grip the top. Affix to the centre bottom pressing down firmly, and allow a few minutes to set up. Repeat for each bottle.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix epsom salt with glitter to make it sparkly. The ratio is based on personal preference, but as a guideline, use 1 tsp. glitter for every ¼ cup salt.
  3. Using a small funnel (or small paper funnel), add about ½” glitter to bottom of glass jar. Tap so it settles.
  4. Insert screw eye into top of cork lid, twisting carefully in a clockwise direction. Brush any debris away from cork.
  5. Add a few small dabs of glue to inside rim of glass bottle and press cork in place. Allow to set up.
  6. Finally, loop a piece of string through the eye and tie ends together to form a knot.

Bottle Ornament Variations

Of course, you can play around with a variety of mini tree colours. I think pink would be so beautiful, or maybe a metallic. I also thought about adding glitter or small beads to the top of the cork. There are so many ways to dress them up.

Filling the bottles with mini woodland creatures is another idea, as well as any tiny vintage items you may have on hand. Put your own creative spin on them.

Have leftover bottle brush trees? Make these cute Christmas gift embellishments!

Pin these DIY bottle brush ornaments for later!

Handmade Bottle Brush Tree Ornaments for the Christmas Tree

More beautiful handmade ornaments

You’ll love these Christmas tree ornaments my friends created. Simply click on a link to learn how to make each one.

DIY Christmas Ornaments

The Happy Housie | The Wicker House | A Pretty Life | Place of My Taste

Handmade Christmas Ornament Ideas

The Turquoise Home | Satori Design for Living | Hymns and Verses | Fynes Designs

DIY Christmas Ornaments

Green With Decor | Southern State of MindThis is Our Bliss | Blue I Style

12 Beautifully Simple DIY Christmas Ornaments

And be sure to stop by the Christmas Decor Shop to see what’s new!

Christmas Decor Shop at Satori Design for Living

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Thanks for stopping by!

Shauna Oberg - Satori Design for Living


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