Don’t you just love a fun and easy home decor project that’s budget-friendly? I sure do! Let me show you how to make a spring door hanger, a Dollar Tree DIY idea, for you to try out and get some spring inspiration from.
SPRING DOOR HANGER – DOLLAR TREE DIY IDEA
I’ve joined a group of creative bloggers this month for a “spring craft challenge.” We hope you get lots of inspiration from the spring crafts we’ve created! You can view what’s been shared at the end of my post. Don’t miss out!
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- round hanging sign (Dollar Tree)
- variety of flower bushes (Dollar Tree)
- jean pocket
- Apple Barrel craft paint
- Mod Podge
- foam paint brushes
- glue gun
- snips tool
- new pencil for dotting
- sand paper (optional)
HOW TO MAKE A SPRING DOOR HANGER
You’ll be starting the decor project out using any circle Dollar Tree hanging sign. I happened to have a summer one on hand. The back side is the surface you’ll be working on.
STEP 1: PREP AND PAINT THE SURFACE
If needed, use sand paper to smooth the outer edge of the hanger. Mine needed smoothing. Make sure to wipe off dust afterwards.
Use a foam brush to apply 2 to 3 coats of white paint for a base coat. Use a hair dryer or heat gun to speed up the drying process
Next, paint 2 coats of yellow. I only did one coat in the area where the denim pocket would be attached.
STEP 2: MAKE THE DOTS
Give your spring door hanger a whimsical look by adding some dots!
I used a lighter yellow to make my dots. Buy the specific color or you can mix white and bright yellow, like I did, to make the color to match my flowers.
Use the end of a new pencil to make your dots. I didn’t apply dots where the pocket was going to be placed.
STEP 4: MOD PODGE THE DOOR HANGER
Apply one coat of Mod Podge using a foam paint brush.
STEP 3: PREPARE THE DENIM POCKET AND ATTACH
Use sharp scissors to trim around the pocket. My pocket came from thrift store jeans that I got on sale for $1.00.
Use hot glue to attach the pocket to the hanger. Don’t glue down the opening of the pocket.
STEP 5: CUT THE DOLLAR TREE FLOWER STEMS
A snips tool will cut through the plastic wire stems. Cut off several flower stems. You can cut them at different lengths as you’re placing them in your pocket
STEP 6: BEGIN THE FLOWER ARRANGEMENT
I didn’t glue the stems just in case I want to change the colors for a summer look.
Begin placing the flowers inside the pocket starting with taller stems. Then add medium heights and then shorter heights in front. Fluff as needed.
Start with Tall Height Stems
Add Medium Height Stems
Add the shortest height stems in the front. Now, the Dollar Tree floral arrangement looks nice and full at varying heights!
STEP 7: ADD A BOW
Tie a cute gingham bow and attach with hot glue. Dollar Tree carries gingham ribbon.
Didn’t this spring door hanger turn out so pretty? Dollar Tree DIY ideas are fun to create and can look just as good as store-bought home decor!
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Sharing my DIY Dollar Tree spring door hanger at these fabulous blogs!
BELOW, SEE MORE SPRING CRAFTS FROM MY BLOGGING FRIENDS!
Beverly | Across the Blvd
Gail | Purple Hues and Me
Marci | Stone Cottage Adventures
Allyson | Southern Sunflowers
Niki | Life as as LEO Wife
T’onna | Sew Crafty Crochet
Beverly @ Across the Blvd ~ Spring Napkins made with a Cricut
Gail @ Purple Hues and Me ~ Spring Fling Decoupage Watering Can
Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures ~ Tropical Cosmetic Bag
T’onna @ Sew Crafty Crochet ~ Lilac Crochet Neckerchief
Niki @ Life as a LEO Wife ~ Dollar Tree Spring Floral Arrangement
Linda Primmer says
Very cute project Allyson. The jean pocket is adorable. You cannot go wrong with the DT. I am happy to feature your spring door hanger at love Your
creativity. Happy Sunday.
Linda, thanks again ~ it’s much appreciated!!
I’m loving these decorations I’m seeing made with jean pockets, it’s such a sweet idea. This looks lovely, a great makeover for that sign, the dotty yellow is so vibrant and pretty.
Thank you, Julie! Glad you like my door hanger. 🙂
Sew Crafty Crochet says
Your door hanger is so pretty! I love the bright colors and the yellow dots! And I love that you used a denim pocket and added the bow. I love denim crafts!
Thank you, T’onna!
C U T E ! ! I love this idea! pinning -Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures
Glad you like my door hanger, Marci. Thanks for pinning!
This is adorable Allyson! Such a creative idea!
Jenna, thanks for the compliments! 🙂
Gail @Purple Hues and Me says
Yes, your door hanger did turn out really pretty, Allyson! It truly is a fun spring project – especially when you used DT items! It’s certainly a lovely way to transform your decor for Spring! Well done!
Thank you, Gail! I was happy that the Dollar Tree flowers turned out looking decent.