These alternative Christmas trees are beautiful, creative, and great for all kinds of spaces from tiny to grand. Most of them can be made for almost free with re-purposed materials found in nature or around the house.
It is the most creative time of the year! For those want to enjoy the holiday to the f1ullest, why not have more than just one Christmas tree? ( Updated 10/ 2017 with 10 new favorite DIY Christmas trees! )
1-4. Pine Cone DIY Christmas trees
There are so many ways to make pine cone Christmas trees from big to small. Have to include those edible chocolate-strawberry ones! ( Source: 1 | 2)
Pine cones are natures gifts to us right before the holidays, so we can all get creative with our pine cone Christmas crafts! I really like the video tutorial below on how to stack pine cones from bottom to top to make this Christmas tree. ( Source: 3 | 4: video below )
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5-8. Pallet DIY Christmas Tree Ideas
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5. Add some twinkling LED fairy lights in the shape of a lovely Christmas tree to a pallet, tutorial here on Crafts a la Mode.
6. Or, add paint and some imagination to the pallet!
7. If you think a pallet Christmas tree can’t get any cuter, here comes a twig star!
8. Pallet Christmas tree with ledge shelves to hold all the happiness…
Before you start on a DIY pallet Christmas tree, please check out this detailed guide on how to find, select, and work with pallets!
How to find, select, and work with pallets!
9-12. DIY Ornament Christmas Tree Ideas
9 . My dear friend Lorene made this knock-off Christmas ornament display tree with free building plans for you!
10. Another creative alternative Christmas ornament tree: use an old window screen to attach the ornaments easily.
You can also use hot glue to attach the Christmas ornaments o wood or foam boards. ( Source: 11 | 12 )
13, 14. Ribbons and Balloons DIY Christmas Trees
Even scrap ribbons and party balloons can be made into unconventional and beautiful DIY Christmas trees! Tutorial here and here.
15, 16. Branches and Hangers Christmas Tree Ideas
Such creative of twigs and wire hangers! ( Source: 15 | 16 )
17, 18. Wine Cork DIY Christmas Tree Ideas
Wine corks are great materials to make Christmas tree crafts! Tutorial here and here.
19, 20. Hanging Mobile DIY Christmas Trees
From etallic foil ( or painted ) circles and Jumbo Popsicle sticks to spectacular hanging Christmas trees, wow. ( Source: 19 | 20 )
21, 22. Paper DIY Christmas Trees
Paper is one of the easiest materials to craft with! Old book pages, sheet music , scrapbook paper, and even old magazines can be transformed into DIY Christmas trees. ( Source: 21 | 22 )
23-27. Advent Calendar DIY Christmas Tree Ideas
This DIY advent calendar Christmas tree by Dear Lillie is so stylish and beautiful to the smallest details!
Although the advent calendar Christmas tree above ( from Pottery Barn ) is no longer available, the tutorial below has all the info you need to DIY!
Another two festive white and red advent calendar Christmas tree here and here.
28. License plate Christmas tree for those who love to upcycle and repurpose.
No License plates? No problem. This tutorial includes printable plates for you to use!
29, 30. Candies and Sweets DIY Christmas Trees
29. A show-stopper Christmas tree made of candy canes!
30. These fringe scissors will make this gorgeous pinata Christmas tree easy to DIY.
31 to 48. From stacked books, tomato cages, to PVC pipes and old ladders, check out the rest of the fabulous “Christmas tree” ideas here!
31 to 48. More fabulous “Christmas tree” ideas here!
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A super fun Reindeer candy dispenser from a recycled paper tube.
Have a fabulous day! xo