32 DIY Christmas Trees, Skirts and Toppers


Cover your Christmas tree from head to toe with these Christmas Tree Themes, skirts and tree toppers!  These cool tree themes will delight your family and these tutorials for how to make a Christmas tree, tree toppers and tree skirts that are unique and show off your families personality are fabulous.  These tree themes include yarn bombing, burlap, pom pom, felt, glitter, feathers, ribbon, mercury glass and printable trees.

DIY Christmas Trees, Skirts and Toppers

There are 250 tree crafts over on the Tip Junkie Creative Community if you’re looking how to make even more three themes with great instructions. As always, the Tip Junkie Christmas Site has over a THOUSAND pictured tutorials with free patterns so you can always search there if you’re looking for something specific. {wink}

Christmas Tree

Yarn Bombed Christmas Tree1.  Yarn Bombing ~ Use a few balls of yarn to add pizzazz to anything in your house! These instructions show you how to make a yarn bomb Christmas tree. It’s the perfect addition to some wacky winter home decorating.

Christmas Trees

2.  DIY Christmas Trees ~ This post features fun to make and super stylish to display handmade trees!  Made easy with this great tutorial.

Christmas tree Themes

3.  Shabby Chic Christmas Tree {Christmas Tree Themes} ~ This is a simple yet beautiful small Christmas tree idea! With while, silver and aqua as the primary colors the overall feel is shabby chic! Great for small spaces!

DIY Christmas Trees

4.  DIY Christmas Trees ~ Make your own exquisite Christmas trees from poster size card board, glue, glitter, beads and feathers. They’re so easy and inexpensive to make you can have a whole village of trees.

A Vintage Christmas Tree

5.  A Vintage Christmas Tree ~ My kids’ Christmas tree is easy to decorate and sits in a galvanized bucket. Our main Christmas tree sits on top of a table in our large foyer so that no little hands can touch it {or more importantly hurt their little selves!}

DIY Burlap Christmas Tree

6.  DIY Burlap Christmas Tree ~ Tutorial on how to make adorable burlap Christmas trees. They just use a few supplies and a little time to make a cute decoration for your house.

Yarn Tassel Christmas Trees

7.  Yarn Tassel Christmas Trees ~ This tutorial shows you how to add fun texture to Christmas trees.  The layered look of the yarn tassels gives it fullness and the appearance of branches. 

Tree Craft

8.  Felt Shingle Tree ~ Create a cute Christmas tree for your mantel using a foam cone, felt and pins. Perfect craft for nap time. 9.  DIY Mercury Glass Trees ~ Learn how to make your very own DIY Mercury Glass Trees – great for this year’s holiday decor! Can you believe that Christmas time is upon us? It’s time to deck those halls! And this season I’m still in love with all of the mercury glass I’m seeing in designer stores. But in order to save a few bucks, you know I like to DIY!

DIY Bottle Brush Christmas Trees {christmas tree}

10.  DIY Bottle Brush Christmas Trees {christmas tree} ~ These cute bottle brush Christmas trees are a great DIY decoration for your home. The added glitter to the base gives them a touch of glamour! This easy to follow tutorial will show you how to bleach and dye bottle brushes from start to finish.

Christmas Tree Crafts

11.  Driftwood Christmas Tree Decor {Christmas DIY} ~ Using drift wood you can create a piece of Christmas decor perfect for a beachy themed home or just to remind you of the warm sunny days you had the past summer! Simple to create with this great tutorial and will add a unique touch to your holiday decor!

DIY Rustic Pine Christmas Trees

12.  DIY Rustic Pine Christmas Trees ~ Aren’’t these fantastic Rustic Pine Christmas trees?  Guess what they are made of?  Just two items, styrofoam tree bases and kindling.  

String Art Christmas Tree

13.  String Art Christmas Tree ~ Cheap and easy string artwork that you can diy! Shapes, words and initials would work with this technique, too!

DIY Christmas Tree

14.  Scrap Wood Christmas Tree Decor {DIY Christmas} ~ This is a great idea for a DIY Christmas project to help decorate for the holidays! Using scrap wood and this great tutorial you can create a shabby chic piece of decor that is both inexpensive and beautiful! Perfect to display inside or outside!

Paper Christmas Trees

15.  Book Page Christmas Trees ~ This is one of my favorite projects. I will warn you, it is not a quick project but it is easy and cute. I made these three years ago and with proper storage they are still holding up really well- I put them out every holiday season! It’s literally made up of a styrofoam cone, book pages and straight pins.

Ruffle Christmas Tree {diy decor}

16.  Ruffle Christmas Tree {diy decor} ~ Add a little dazzle to your Christmas décor with a DIY coffee filter ruffle tree. Fun diy christmas decorations like this ruffle tree are easy to make and are a blast for the kids to help out with. They also make for perfect diy christmas gifts!


 17.  How to Make a Paper Christmas Tree ~ Learn how to make super stylish paper Christmas trees.  It’s a fabulous way to recycle cereal boxes to be used for the bases, and use up that scrapbooking paper you have laying around. Perfect to display on your mantel, table or practically anywhere you want beautiful holiday decor!

Barbie Tree

Paper Christmas tree 18.  Cupcake Liner Christmas Tree ~ Mini cupcake liners are the perfect sized liners for this tree.  They were the jumping off point to create the flowers on the cupcake liner tree.  The results are fabulous!

Pom Pom Trim Trees 

19.  Pom Pom Trim Trees ~ This simple and inexpensive Christmas craft is a great addition to your holiday decor.  I love that candlesticks are used as the tree trunks.  

White House Christmas Tree

White House Christmas Tree

20.  Simple Tutorial Dreamy Feather Trees ~ These feather trees are absolutely gorgeous!  The candlesticks give them the perfect touch.  This is a perfect last minute Christmas project to add to your list.  It is quick and very inexpensive!  All you need is feathers, a grocery paper bag and glue. Oh Christmas Tree 21.  Rosette & Burlap Christmas Tree ~ I have decided that I am officially obsessed with Burlap.  There is something about the natural color, especially when it is paired with white.  These trees are scrumptious!

Tree Printables

Printable Christmas Tree Art

22.  Christmas Tree Printable ~ This Christmas tree printable is actually just subway art in disguise. “We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year” are lined up to form a Christmas tree.  It’s available in three color options to print in 8×10 to frame for your home or as a gift for neighbors, or you can use the tags to attach to goodies.

Christmas Tree Printable

23.  3D Christmas Tree Printable ~ Dress up or dress down this pink 3D paper Christmas tree. Add some glitter or ornaments to dress it up.

DIY Tree Topper

Yarn Wrapped Tree Topper

24.  Yarn Wrapped Tree Topper ~ For a fun and whimsical tree topper wrap yarn around a wooden or paper mache star.  Simply wrap yarn around each point of the star and secure with glue.

Coffee Filter Tree Topper

25.  Coffee Filter Tree Topper ~ This beautiful Coffee Filter Tree Topper is similar to the coffee filter tree.  The filters are brushed with brewed coffee to give them an aged appearance.  

Bow Tree Topper

26.  Bow Tree Topper ~ Top your tree with a big beautiful bow.  You’ll love the easy of making this simple tree topper made with burlap garland.  It can’t get any easier than this!

DIY Rustic Tree Topper

27.  DIY Rustic Tree Topper ~ Starlight star bright the first star I see tonight.  This adorable tree topper is made with twigs, yarn and epson salt.  

DIY Starburst Tree Topper

28.  DIY Starburst Tree Topper ~ A styrofoam ball, shish kabob sticks, pvc pipe and spray paint is all you’ll need to make a beautiful starburst tree topper.

 Initial Tree Topper

29.  Monogram Tree Topper ~ This initial tree topper will definitely give your tree a personalized touch.  And, it’s so simple.  All you’ll need is a cardboard letter, spray paint and glitter.

Tree Skirt Tutorial

Pottery Barn Inspired Tree Skirt Tutorial

30.  Pottery Barn Inspired Tree Skirt Tutorial {Felt Projects} ~ Looking for a beautiful DIY tree skirt idea? This is it! Perfect to go with any and all holiday decor you already have! Great for even the beginner seamstress.

Ruffled Tree Skirt Tutorial

31.  Ruffled Tree Skirt Tutorial ~ A beautiful tree skirt is the perfect finishing touch to any decorated Christmas tree.  Think about making this ahead of time so next year you can enjoy throughout the whole Christmas season.

Ruched Tree Skirt DIY {Holiday Patterns}

32.  RRuched Tree Skirt DIY {Holiday Patterns} ~ Looking for an inexpensive yet super cute tree skirt? This tutorial will teach you how to create a simple yet chic tree skirt! Perfect for the experienced sewer or newbie! No sewing machine needed!

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