Christmas is approaching and the time to decorate the house. Enjoy the end of the year celebrations to refresh your Christmas decorations and put your creative side into action. Making your own handcrafted items for your Christmas decorations could be easier than you might think. It’s no different with a handmade Christmas tree , here’s how to get started with today’s tips and testimonials:

Before you start, keep these tips in mind to optimize your time and help you with what type of decorations you will be making:


  • What space is available : There are models of handcrafted trees of all sizes and tastes. The first step in choosing your tree is knowing where to place it and what space is available in the area. Remember that tall traditional Christmas trees take up space both vertically and horizontally. The bigger the room, the bigger your tree can be, but there are also a few tricks for anyone who wants a tree that will grab attention even in small spots, from the desk to the wall and in the center of the room.
  • Check out what’s at home. : There is almost no limit to the list of materials you can work with and can include items that you have stored at home or easily found, such as: B. nets, felt, paper, wood, acetate, twine, kraft paper, cans, cork and Washi Tashi tape. You can also work with natural or edible elements such as dry twigs, leaves, and sweets.

65 handmade Christmas tree inspirations to make your production easier

Now that you already know the basics, let’s get the inspiration. Use these ideas as sources and references for your Christmas craft and makeover this year-end (don’t forget to read the step-by-step guides chosen at the end of this post!):

Image 1 – Christmas tree with cardboard and fabric.

Christmas tree with cardboard and fabric
To make a tree super different and simpler, create a cardboard base and make the perfect cut of the tree with folded fabric and glue to the base with hot glue.

Image 2 – Minimalist tree-shaped wall painting.

Wall painting for a minimalist tree
If you want to work with minimalist elements, how about a painting with the basic shape of the Christmas tree, the triangle?

Picture 3 – Arvorezinhas Tricolor made with felt.

Felt tricolored trees


Felt is a super versatile material for working and shaping. Enjoy making a cone-shaped Christmas tree with multiple rows of fabric.

Picture 4 – For the book lovers: Build your tree with whatever else you have in your house: books!

Form a creative tree with books
To complete the decoration, a star on top and a very colorful flasher!

Image 5 – Tree calendar on metal plate.

Metal plate with tree shaped calendar


Leaving the office with a special note at the end of the year.

Image 6 – Modern and super colorful Christmas: Make your Christmas tree in acetate and give it a multicolored one!

Make your Christmas tree in acetate and give it a colorful one with several inks!
Form a cone with acetate and do a custom decoration with paint and glue to decorate your home with a more modern style.

Image 7 – Tree-shaped colored chocolate bars.

Colored candy bars in tree format


Granola bars are super easy to make and model in certain formats. Try adding some green dye and creating fir tree style triangles.

Image 8 – The shape of the tree with paper beehive balloons.

Paper balls to form a tree
For those who have a smaller room, try building a tree on the wall. There are several different materials that can be used, from fabrics and frames to paper and balloons, like these types of beehives.

Image 9 – Mini tree hidden by the decorations!

Mini tree hidden by ornaments


Separate polka dots from decorations left over from your decor and glue them onto a cone base. A super different tree to decorate the table!

Image 10 – Christmas minimalism on the wall for those who are short on space.

Christmas minimalist on the wall for those who have little space
Another option for the wall! Use strings with pine leaves and make the perfect decoration.

Figure 11 – Crochet Christmas tree handmade for a cozy atmosphere.

A cozy atmosphere with a crochet Christmas tree


For those experienced in manual art, a knitting tree or crochet leaves the decoration different and cozy. Everyone will want the same!

Image 12 – Presents stacked in the shape of a tree!

Gifts stacked in tree shape
If you don’t want to leave a decoration for long, a tree of stacked gifts will last until the time to swap souvenirs with your friends and family.

Image 13 – Gum Grove in the decoration of a special cake.

Special decoration with rubber grove
Make rubber bullets at home and form trees with green paint and a toothpick. Form a large top for a simple topping cake.

Picture 14 – Mobile Christmas tree.

Christmas tree cellphone

Picture 15 – Large Christmas tree with kraft paper.

Big Christmas tree with craft paper


Attach the paper strips to a central pole and wrap them around for movement.

Picture 16 – Small trees with crepe paper to give the guests a souvenir.

Handcrafted Christmas tree: 65 inspirations and ideas for your production
Sprinkle a toothpick onto a base candy and glue strips of green crepe paper around it until it looks like a pine tree.

Picture 17 – Colored balls form the Christmas tree with a star cookie on top.

Star cookie on top

Image 18 – Tree with three levels of width with stacked cans.

3 levels wide with stacked cans

Photo 19 – The cork mural also takes the shape of the Christmas tree to draw the holiday spirit into the office.

Tree-shaped cork mural

Picture 20 – To cultivate tree for a long time.

A model to cultivate for a long time
One option to make your own tree is to choose a plant that you like, take care of, and fill in with ornaments (or not)!

Picture 21 – Project for those with limited space and a free wall.

A free wall and little space

Picture 22 – Pyramid structure in wood.

Tree with pyramidal structure in wood
The format is very different, but if you have such a structure at home, then use it creatively as a tree.

Image 23 – For the confectioners: candy trees.

Candy trees for confectioners

Image 24 – Trees in cones and pyramids for a minimalist decoration.

Cone and pyramids: a minimalist choice.

Picture 25 – Build with balloons!

Construction with balloons
A super neutral and clean decoration. Stack balloons filled with helium gas and keep yourself safe in a place where you won’t fly around your house!

Picture 26 – Triangle cladding to decorate.

Triangular panel to decorate

Image 27 – Tree with festive elements.

Tree with festive elements
Gather together party supplies that you have at home to put the tree structure together.

Picture 28 – Christmas deconstructed.

Christmas deconstructed
Think 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.

Figure 29 – Trees to do cones of paper at home.

Trees in paper cones

Picture 30 – Felt squares form a perfect pine!

A perfect pine tree with felt squares
Cut out small patches of felt and stack them from top to bottom in a thick line that includes all the layers.

Picture 31 – Tree with few elements.

Few elements in the tree

Image 32 – Special folds for cloth napkins for dinner.

Tissue napkin at Christmas dinner
There are multiple folds that can be made with cloth napkins and you can’t miss a single tree to inspire you to reproduce! See step by step in the picture.

Image 33 – Pinheirinhos of rosemary to decorate Christmas cupcakes.

Rosemary pines for cupcakes

Picture 34 – Trees decorated with colored lines.

Cones of colored lines
If you have tenons or strings left over from some manual work, put on some fun decor and enjoy the format!

Picture 35 – Secret countdown.

Handcrafted Christmas tree: 65 inspirations and ideas for your production
How about an interactive Christmas with clues or secret letters for your family members? Put in special envelopes and names to be opened for everyone on a specific day.

Picture 36 – Decoration with mirror paper.

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Picture 37 – Tree structure with copper wire.

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Another way to use the basic cone structure is to wrap it with wire and put together a different and leaked type of tree.

Picture 38 – Naked cake in the shape of a pyramid.

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Image 39 – For those who love beer.

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A pyramid with green bottles looks a lot like a Christmas tree, doesn’t it?

Picture 40 – Christmas disco.

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Picture 41 – Washi Tashi tape.

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In the billboard weather, this tree is very easy and can be made in less than 5 minutes! Cut pieces of tape and stick them to the wall to delimit the shape of the tree.

Image 42 – Step by step: tree with colored paper.

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This paper tree is another example of craft that can be made quickly and with just a few steps! See how in this step picture 1 and step 2.

Picture 43 – Illuminated Christmas cone.

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Put tiny little onions in and watch your tree!

Image 44 – Truffle tree.

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Photo 45 – Hanging paper trees.

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Paper tags are very simple 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.

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It helps decorate the child’s room and still gives the memory of the end of the year.

Picture 47 – Table decorations related to the elements of Christmas.

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And enjoy the seasonal red fruits for a natural decoration.

Picture 48 – Keep the format in mind and work with the materials you have at home and enjoy.

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Image 49 – Mobile for a modern decoration.

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Picture 50 – Deconstructed tree with stacked wood.

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For those who work with wood, this is a great way to take the tools from home and work on a more elaborate project. To know how to assemble, check out the picture in this link!

Picture 51 – Edible decoration on biscuit.

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Image 52 – Use the cardboard as a base and make fun collages.

Cardboard as the basis for a tree with collages

Picture 53 – Use your crafting skills and follow the basic format.

Handmade tree with basic format

Picture 54 – Mini plaster lamps.

Mini plaster lamps
These small plaster or ceramic fittings are a treat in Christmas decorations. To make a similar model, see the tutorial that we separate.

Picture 55 – Felt trees to do with children.

Felt trees to do with children

Picture 56 – Bet on the pipes to form a large tree structure.

Tubes for a large tree structure
To escape the tutorials attempting to imitate the pine trees, bet on a minimalist tree in the prism shape. And for a reduced version, use paper or plastic straws.

Picture 57 – Small tree with balls in the middle of the table.

Little tree with bullets to the center of the table

Figure 58 – Form the basic structure with colored paper cones.

Colored paper cones for a more basic structure
In a solid central structure, glue colored sulfite paper cones and add some decorations.

Image 59 – Follow simple shapes and bet on decoration.

Follow simple shapes and wager on decoration

Picture 60 – Crusty cones with icing.

Crunchy cones with frosting
The ice cream biscuit trays are already the perfect shape for a tree. Make a special glaze and treat yourself to this decoration.

Photo 61 – Structure to be assembled.

Structure to assemble
In this model we also go into this picture step by step

Picture 62 – Colored papers on the wall.

Colored papers on the wall
Another way to put a Christmas pine tree on the wall.

Picture 63 – Fold to mark places for guests to have dinner.

Folding to mark the place of the guests in the seia

Fig. 64 – Embroidering in a different frame as a set.

Embroidery on a different frame as an ornament
For stickers – decorate your tree with special Christmas embroidery.


Picture 65 – The ornaments make the tree.

Ornaments that make the tree

How to make a handmade Christmas tree step by step

After reading through these testimonials, watch the selected videos with simple and practical step-by-step instructions on how to make a handmade Christmas tree:

1. Pompom beehive to complement your tree decoration

We have put together instructions for making a paper beehive for you:

Here are more pictures and step by step pictures.

2. Mini Christmas tree handmade: how to make

To inspire you even more, take a look at this tutorial:

3. How to make a cardboard Christmas tree

 

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