Here’s why we need DIY Christmas trees: everyone loves Christmas trees, however, a real or faux Christmas tree can take up a lot of space! So what if you have a small space? What if you want 10 trees just because you are so exuberant ?! =)
Here’s a collection of jaw dropping and super inspiring DIY Christmas trees ideas to make your Christmas “Trees” using simple materials like paper or pallet wood, or repurposed materials like oil funnels, tomato cages, books, or pvc pipe. Lots of them are great Christmas decorations for small spaces!
By the end of this collection of creative Christmas decoration ideas, you will be so happy to know that – Yes, one can have 10 DIY Christmas trees even in a tiny apartment!
1. & 2. Tomato Cage DIY Christmas trees
Two entirely different DIY Christmas trees, both made from… guess what, tomato cages! The one one the left made by 17Apart is so simple and chic, just add string lights! The one on the right made from Diy Show Off is adorned with lighted garlands, how pretty!
3. Ladder Christmas tree
Rustic and spontaneous, this charming ladder tree by the incredible Donna at Funky Junk Interiors is re-purposing at its finest! A great idea for Christmas decorations in small spaces
Related article: 18 creative ways to use string lights!
4 & 5. Stacked DIY Christmas trees using PVC pipes or books
How fun would it be to decorate this PVC pipe DIY Christmas tree! If cutting pvc pipes sounds intimidating, gather some water bottles of various sizes, or paper mailing tubes and perhaps even paint them! From Martha Stewart .
A stacked book DIY Christmas tree that needs no storage! See how Family Sponge created this fantastic tree in almost no time. Both trees are great Christmas decorations for small spaces!
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6 & 7. Weathered wood DIY Christmas trees
I love everything Free People, including this great tutorial on how to create a simple and elegant tree from found branches – each becomes a mini ledge shelf for displaying treasures!
Oh the glorious pallets! KariAnn from Thistlewood Farms did it again! Love the beautiful details and craftsmanship!
8. Old Book Pages / Paper DIY Christmas tree:
Paper Christmas trees are great Christmas decorations for small spaces. What a tree that tell a story, and perfect size for a small table? Tutorial by Kayla Aimee
9. Yard Stick Christmas tree:
Organized Clutter made a yard stick tree that is a brilliant work of art! The way she joined the sticks together is just so smart!
10. Gift Wrap DIY Christmas trees
Give all the gift wrap trimmings a new life, and make a festive tree! Check it out here!
11. Scrap Paper DIY Christmas trees
Another great way to use paper trimmings to make paper Christmas trees as Christmas decorations for small spaces. ! These little trees made from softer pinks, blues and greens are worthy of the cover of Martha’s magazine! I Craft With Love also shares another pretty tree made with sheet music paper!
12 & 13. Stars and Twigs DIY Christmas trees
Although this tree is not a detailed tutorial, I decided to include it here because it’s simple enough to see how it’s made, just create a lovely tree drawing with string lights, and use hooks or nails as anchors. Don’t forget the felt or paper cut stars as a festive touch!
The tree made of stacked branches / twigs almost has a beachy feel, like driftwood! It will look so pretty with any style of decor from country to modern! See tutorial at Lalole Blog.
14. Stick Art DIY Christmas tree
Another way to use sticks and branches! Karen made a line art tree with her treasure finds – sticks!
15. Reclaimed Wood Christmas tree
You know how much I love reclaimed wood right? So of course I am drooling over this stained scrap wood tree made by Pretty Handy Girl !
16. Yarn DIY Christmas tree
Isn’t life beautiful with buttons and pompoms? From HGTV .
17. Hanging Felt DIY Christmas trees
How can we resist a tree that moves as we walk by it? A beautiful tutorial by Purlbee !
18. Up-cycled DIY Christmas trees
Carlene is so creative, I have to feature her twice here! In addition to the yard stick tree, she also made this old funnel tree that is so stylish and playful!
Which DIY Christmas trees would you be making this year? Tag us on instagram or comment on our pinterest pins! We would love to see them!
Want more diy ideas for the holidays? Check out these 15 amazing up cycled wreaths ,
Wish everyone a super lovely holiday season! xo