Dollar Tree Flower Gingerbread Man Decor
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Dollar Tree Flower Gingerbread Man Decor

Whether you are on a budget or not, this Dollar Tree flower gingerbread man is adorable. I decided to use mine in a wreath, but you could also use him as a DIY ornament or a hanger. Since rustic Christmas decor is my jam I had to give him a weathered paint look. I will show you how you can achieve the same look below. First, let’s jump into the supplies you will need to complete this cute Dollar Tree Christmas craft. 





  • Wood flower cutout from Dollar Tree 
  • Stain ( If you like the weathered look)
  • Old gloves & rag if you are staining 
  • Brown paint of your choice – I used Territorial Beige by Apple Barrel 
  • Sandpaper 
  • Ric Rac 
  • Distressing spray 
  • Black Sharpie 
  • Blush or pink paint and pouncer 
  • Ribbon 
  • Pine
  • Buttons 
  • Tag 
  • Wire 
  • Drill 


Step 1: Make sure you are in a well ventilated area and wearing gloves and stain the flower. Allow this to dry over night. If you do not wish to do the rustic/ weathered look you can skip step 1 & 3. 



Step 2: Paint the Dollar Tree gingerbread man a color of your choice. I Chose this territorial beige color from Apple barrel paints. You may need 2 – 3 coats of paint as it is wood and wood seems to really suck in the acrylic paints. Allow to dry completely. 




Step 3: Take a small piece of sand paper or sanding block and sand over the Dollar Tree flower. Again, you can skip this step if you are not into the weathered look. 



Step 4: Cut ric rack long enough to lay a strip over the tip of each arm and leg with a little over-hang so it will tuck around the back. I used distressing spray to give mine a more rustic look. Glue into place using a hot glue gun. The cordless glue gun that I use is AMAZING! You can get one here on my affiliate link – CORDLESS HOT GLUE GUN 




Step 5: Use a sharpie to draw the gingerbread mans face on. I used a regular fine point sharpie for this step. 


Step 6: Use some blush and your pinkie and dap some cheeks onto the gingerbread man.




Step 7: Embellish your rustic Dollar Tree gingerbread man using ribbon, pine, buttons, and a coffee dyed tag. Instead of ribbon, I am using ticking. I found this fabric at Walmart and fell in love with it. I also found some on Amazon. You can get it here on my affiliate link – RED & WHITE STRIPPED TICKING 




Step 8: Drill holes on the top of each arm and add wire for hanging. I am using this rusty wire from Amazon and its amazing for all those rustic projects. You can get some here on my affiliate link – RUSTY WIRE . I actually drilled the holes before I started decorating my gingerbread man, but either way will work. 




Step 9: To hide the hole that was already drilled in this Dollar Tree flower I applied a layer of territorial beige mixed with some baking soda. Once dry I sanded over it. If you do not wish to drill holes in your gingerbread man you can always hot glue twine to the back instead.






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If you decide to make this Dollar Tree Gingerbread man decoration, I would love to hear from you! You can drop a comment below or message me on any of my social media pages. Hope you have a blessed weekend and as always remember to keep it simple. Catch ya next week my friends!  Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, youtube  


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