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Buffalo Check Tree Topper

Do you love Buffalo Plaid as much as we do? Top your tree with a handcrafted decoration! This beautiful topper will be the perfect finishing touch to any Christmas tree.

Intermediate Buffalo Check Tree Topper project
  • Supplies:

    You'll Need:
    • Buffalo Plaid, Wired Edge Ribbon - Black/White
    • Double Face Satin Ribbon - Red
    • LaMode Button, Crystal Snowflake
    • Simplicity Trim, Jumbo Rick Rack, Red
    • Simplicity Trim, Poms, White
    • Simplicity Trim, Poms, Red
    • Simplicity Trim, Pattern with Poms, Black
    • Jewelry Wire
    • Scissors
    • Glue

Step 1

Cut five 18” lengths of the red satin ribbon. Cut three 18” lengths of the Buffalo Plaid ribbon. Fold over ends to the center and wrap with a piece of the wire, as shown.

Step 2

Cut 24” lengths of each style of trim. Create two bundles each containing two lengths of trim, one length of satin, and one length of plaid. Wrap the center with a piece of the wire.

Step 3

Make two bows, as shown: one with only satin; one with satin and plaid.

Step 4

Combine the two bundles of trim and secure with a piece of the wire.

Step 5

Position the plaid bow over the red bow. Wrap with a piece of the wire.

Step 6

Use an additional piece of the wire to secure the bow to the ribbon bundle. Cut a 4” piece of the plaid ribbon. Wrap around the bow and bundle covering the wire. Secure with a small dab of glue.

Step 7

Attach a decorative button to the center of the bow.

Tips & Tricks

Create this decoration to match your Christmas theme colors! Choose any decorative button to accent your bow.