DIY Snowflake Ornament Made From Free Blinds Samples

Have you ordered free blinds samples and don’t want to just chuck them in the trash? Make a greener choice and turn them into DIY ornaments!

Don’t already have samples on hand? Browse our cellular shades and be dazzled by the vast color collection and crisp fabrics. Order free samples to see them in person. You might just find the perfect stylish insulator for your windows this winter!

DIY Snowflake Ornament from Blinds Samples

How to Make Cellular Shade Ornaments:

1. Shop Cellular Shades from and order free samples.

2. Cut off 1/2″ with an exacto knife and safe cutting surface.

3. Repeat step 2.

4, 5. Hot glue the two pieces on top of each other.

6. Place a little hot glue on the top of the stack.

7. Bring the other end around and glue together.

8. You have a snowflake!

9. Tie twine or ribbon through one of the holes.

10. You’re done – show off your creation!



We made the larger ornament in the top-left with the Signature Roman Pleat Shade in Snow.

Using metallics in this year’s holiday decor? Our blackout shades are lined with mylar for extra light blockage and insulation. We used the the Signature 3/4″ Single Cell Shades in Maroon Blackout to create the silver poinsettia look in the bottom-left.


Share Your Creation with Us!

Snap a pic of your DIY ornament and tag us @BlindsDotCom on Instagram. Be sure to follow us while you’re at it!

About Author

Abigail Sawyer

Abigail Sawyer is a Social Media Marketer for As a newlywed, she’s on the hunt to outfit a new home with all things handmade, preppy and eclectic. Walking in the footsteps of Martha Stewart, she’s happiest when she’s crafting or whipping up a new recipe; although nothing beats curling up with a good book and some Girl Scout Cookies. Chat with her on twitter @BlindsDotCom + @whatabigailsaw and support her rampant pinning habit at @BlindsDotCom + @whatabigailsaw.

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