A Pretty Way to Ring in the Holidays

Holiday Door Bells to Make

Bells on a front door during the holidays can be so festive! These holiday door bells are so easy to make with a canning jar ring, ribbon, and a few bells from the dollar store. The canning jar ring will fit snugly over the back plate of the door knob (provided your door has a round back plate!) and the bells will ring every time the door is opened and closed!

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Supplies:

  • 1 pint canning jar ring
  • 1 roll of ribbon (width is entirely up to you!)
  • 1″ bells (I used nine)
  • Hot glue gun and glue sticks

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I started by cutting the ribbon to random lengths. I applied a line of hot glue at each end and folded the ribbon over to create a hem.

The bells came with narrow silver cord. I threaded the cord through the bells then tied the cord over the ribbon, trimming the cord close to the knot. I added a dot of hot glue to the knot so that it wouldn’t unravel.

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I folded the end of the ribbon over and added a line of hot glue to secure it.

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Once I had all of the bells attached to the ribbon, I glued the ribbon to the canning jar ring. I started with the longest ribbons on the bottom, then worked my way to the shortest ribbons.

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The jar lid fits perfectly over the back plate of my doorknob. The ribbon help keep it in place (it will be snug) so that it doesn’t slide off!

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If your doorknob does not have a round back plate, the ribbons can be layered and glued to a longer piece of ribbon which can then be tied to the door handle.

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What do you think? Do you like holiday door bells, as well? Leave a comment below!

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