Christmas is getting closer and the time to decorate the house as well. Enjoy the year-end festivities to renew your Christmas decoration and put your creative side to work. Making your own handmade items for your Christmas decoration may be easier than you might think. It is no different with handmade christmas tree , here's how to get started with today's tips and references:
Before you begin, keep an eye on these tips to optimize your time and help you choose what type of decorations you will do:
- What space is available : There are models of handcrafted tree of any size and for all tastes. The first step in choosing your tree is to know where you place it and what space is available in the environment, remember that large traditional Christmas trees occupy space both vertically and horizontally. The bigger the space, the greater your tree can be, but there are also some tricks for anyone who wants a tree that draws attention even in small places, from the desk to the wall and the center of the room.
- Check what's at home. : The list of materials to work with is almost infinite and can include items that you have at home stored or easy to find such as mesh, felt, paper, wood, acetate, string, kraft, cans, cork and washi tashi tape. You can also work with natural or edible elements such as dry twigs, leaves and sweet.
65 handmade Christmas tree inspirations to facilitate your production
Now that you already know the basics, let's get the inspirations? Use these ideas as sources and references for your Christmas craftsmanship and makeover this year-end (do not forget to check out the step-by-step tutorials selected at the end of this post!):
Picture 1 - Christmas tree with cardboard and fabric.
To make a tree super different and easy, create a cardboard base and make the perfect trim of the tree with folded fabric and glued with hot glue on the base.
Picture 2 - Minimalist tree-shaped wall painting.
If you want to work with more minimalist elements, how about a painting with the basic shape of the Christmas tree, the triangle?
Picture 3 - Arvorezinhas tricolor made with felt.
A super versatile material for working and taking on a very easy shape is the felt. Enjoy it to make a cone-shaped Christmas tree with several rows of fabric.
Picture 4 - For the booklovers: form your tree with what else you have in your house: books!
To complete the decoration, a star at the top and a very colorful flasher!
Picture 5 - Tree calendar on metal plate.
To leave the office with a special touch at the end of the year.
Picture 6 - Modern and super colorful Christmas: make your Christmas tree in acetate and give it a colorful one with several inks!
Form a cone with acetate and make a custom decoration with paint and glue to decorate your home with a more modern style.
Image 7 - Colored candy bars in tree format.
Cereal bars are super easy to make and model in specific formats. Try to add some green dye and form Christmas tree style triangles.
Image 8 - The shape of the tree with paper beehive balloons.
For those who have a smaller room, try to build a tree on the wall. There are various materials that can be used, from fabrics and frames, to paper and balloons, such as these hive type.
Picture 9 - Mini tree hidden by the embellishments!
Separate polka dots from decorations left over from your decor and glue on a cone base. A super different tree to decorate the table!
Picture 10 - Christmas minimalist on the wall for those who have little space.
Another option for wall! Use strings with pine leaves and make the perfect decoration.
Picture 11 - Christmas tree crochet handmade for a cozy climate.
For the more skilled in the manual arts, a knitting tree or crochet leaves the decoration different and cozy. Everyone will want an equal!
Picture 12 - Gifts stacked in tree shape!
If you do not want to leave a decoration for long, a tree made of stacked gifts lasts until the time to exchange memories with your friends and family.
Picture 13 - Gum grove in the decoration of a special cake.
Make gum bullets at home and form trees with green dye and a toothpick. Form a great top for a cake with plain topping.
Image 14 - Mobile Christmas tree.
Picture 15 - Big Christmas tree with kraft paper.
On a central mast, attach the strips of paper and wrap them around for movement.
Image 16 - Little trees with crepe paper to give a souvenir to the guests.
Sprinkle a toothpick on a base candy and glue strips of green crepe paper around until it looks like a pine.
Image 17 - Colored bullets forming the Christmas tree with a star cookie on top.
Image 18 - Tree with three levels of width with stacked cans.
Image 19 - Even the cork mural takes on the shape of the Christmas tree to attract the holiday spirit to the office.
Image 20 - Tree to cultivate for a long time.
An option to make your own tree is to choose a plant that you like, know how to care and can fill with ornaments (or not)!
Image 21 - Project for those who have little space and a free wall.
Image 22 - Pyramidal structure in wood.
The format is super different, but if you have such a structure at home, make a creative use of it as a tree.
Image 23 - For the confectioners: candy trees.
Picture 24 - Trees in cones and pyramids for a more minimalist decoration.
Image 25 - Construction with balloons!
A super neutral and clean decoration. Stack balloons filled with helium gas and be sure to hold someplace so you do not fly around your house!
Image 26 - Triangular panel to decorate.
Image 27 - Tree with festive elements.
Put together party supplies that you have at home to assemble the tree structure.
Image 28 - Christmas deconstructed.
Thinking of a tree on the wall, how about deconstructing the elements of the tree and clinging to the triangular shape with the elements you have at home.
Picture 29 - Trees cones of paper to do at home.
Picture 30 - Felt squares forming a perfect pine tree!
Cut out small squares of felt and stack them from the largest to the smallest in a thick line that will hold all layers.
Image 31 - Tree with few elements.
Image 32 - Special folding for fabric napkin for supper.
There are several folds that can be made with fabric napkins and you could not miss a tree to inspire you to reproduce! See this step by step in image .
Image 33 - Pinheirinhos of Rosemary to decorate Christmas cupcakes.
Image 34 - Trees decorated with cones of colored lines.
If you have cones of lines or strings left over from some manual work, put on a fun decor and enjoy the format!
Image 35 - Secret countdown.
How about creating an interactive Christmas with clues or secret letters for your family members? Place in special envelopes and name for each to be opened on a specific day.
Image 36 - Decoration with mirror paper.
Image 37 - Tree structure with copper wire.
Another way to use the basic cone structure is to wrap it with wire and assemble a different and leaked tree type.
Image 38 - Naked cake shaped like a pyramid.
Image 39 - For those who love beer.
A pyramid with green bottles looks a lot like a Christmas tree, does not it?
Picture 40 - Christmas Disco.
Picture 41 - Washi tashi tape.
In the weather of bulletin boards, this tree is super simple and can be made in less than 5 minutes! Cut pieces of tape and glue it to the wall to delimit the shape of the tree.
Image 42 - Step by Step: Tree with colored paper.
This paper tree is another handmade example that can be made quickly and with few steps! See how in this step image 1 and step 2 .
Picture 43 - Illuminated Christmas cone.
Put little little bulbs inside and watch your tree shine!
Image 44 - Truffle tree.
Image 45 - Paper trees hanging.
Paper pendants are very easy and can be made with colored papers. To separate the layers, knot under each cone.
Picture 46 - Tree poster to remind children that Christmas is coming.
It helps in the decoration of the children's room and still gives the memory of the end of the year.
Image 47 - Table decoration referring to the elements of Christmas.
And enjoy the red fruits of the season for a natural decoration.
Picture 48 - Keep the format in mind and work with the materials you have at home and enjoy.
Image 49 - Mobile for a modern decoration.
Image 50 - Deconstructed tree with stacked wood.
For those who work with wood, this is a great option to take the tools from home and work on a more elaborate project. To know how to assemble, take a look at the image in this link !
Image 51 - Edible decoration on cookie.
Image 52 - Use the cardboard as a base and make fun collages.
Picture 53 - Use your skills in hand crafts and follow the basic format.
Image 54 - Mini plaster lamps.
These small plaster or ceramic fixtures are a treat in Christmas decorations. To make a similar model, look at the tutorial that we separate.
Image 55 - Felt trees to do with children.
Image 56 - Bet on the pipes to form a large tree structure.
To escape the tutorials that try to imitate the pine leaves, bet in the prism form to mount a minimalist tree. And, for a reduced version, use paper or plastic straws.
Image 57 - Little tree with bullets to the center of the table.
Image 58 - Form basic structure with colored paper cones.
In a firm central structure, glue colored sulfite paper cones and add some embellishments.
Image 59 - Follow simple shapes and wager on decoration.
Image 60 - Crusty cones with icing.
The ice cream biscuit shells already have the perfect shape for a tree. Make a special icing and indulge yourself with this decoration.
Picture 61 - Structure to assemble.
In this model, we also step-by-step in this image :
Image 62 - Colored papers on the wall.
Another way to put a Christmas pine tree on the wall.
Image 63 - Folding to mark places of the guests for the supper.
Image 64 - Embroidery in a different frame as a garnish.
For embroiderers - decorate your tree with a special Christmas embroidery.
Image 65 - The ornaments make the tree.
How to Make a Handmade Christmas Tree Step by Step
Now that you have browsed through these references, watch the selected videos with the simple and practical step-by-step to make a handcrafted Christmas tree:
1. Pompom hive to complement your tree decoration
We have separated for you a tutorial on how to make a paper beehive:
Here are more pictures and complete step by step with images .
2. Mini Christmas tree handmade: how to do
To inspire you even more, take a look at this tutorial: