The PET bottle Christmas tree is a beautiful, practical, environmentally correct and super low-budget option for this Christmas. The main element of this type of tree is sustainability, where items that are thrown away enter a new cycle and have other uses. Plus, you can put your DIY skills into practice and make your own personal tree for your holiday celebrations.

The material allows a lot of variety and creativity when assembling your Christmas tree from PET bottle : You can enjoy the green or transparent packaging and play with different colors and lights. The textures can also vary a lot depending on the technique you are using, there are models that use the correct format of the PET bottle and others that ask for cuts to make the reference less obvious.


This is a decoration that serves both inside and outside the house, not only part of the decoration of the room, but also the garden, courtyard or public places such as the city square, entrance of the residential complex and courtyard of the school.

40 PET bottle Christmas tree decor ideas

Find out about our inspirations and step by step to design the Christmas party of your dreams:

Photo 01 – Bottles with different colors to highlight your PET needle.

Bottles of other colors to highlight your tree
Green bottles are perfect to compose our beloved pine nuts, but try bottles of other colors as punctual details to add more prominence to your Christmas tree.

Image 02 – You can think big: Every plastic bottle is used to make a Christmas tree in the ideal size.

Any plastic bottle can be used to make a large tree.

Image 03 – Enjoy the wave of recycling and build a structure with the iron that you no longer use.

Iron christmas tree with PET bottles


With an iron structure or a metal, your tree will be much stronger and more sustainable.

Image 04 – A Christmas tree made of PET bottle full of cachinhos.

A tree full of curls

Image 05 – Luminous and colorful bottles.

PET Bottle Christmas Tree: 40 Ideas and Step by Step

PET Bottle Christmas Tree: 40 ideas and step by step 1
With flashing and colored ribbons in the transparent bottles you can create a very eye-catching color effect for your Christmas tree.

Image 06 – Christmas tree made of PET bottle to brighten up your balcony.

PET Bottle Christmas Tree: 40 ideas and step by step 2

Picture 07 – Put a base on the ground, put the bows, collect the gifts and have fun with a Christmas tree in the garden.

PET Bottle Christmas Tree: 40 ideas and step by step 3
You can still use spray paint to give a golden effect on the body of the tree and caprichar on top, an arrangement with flowers or artificial leaves.

Do you know the office chair that is no longer so good? There is an incredible sliding base for your tree.

PET Bottle Christmas Tree: 40 ideas and step by step 4

Image 09 – White tree in the backyard.

PET Bottle Christmas Tree: 40 ideas and step by step 5
This is the perfect model to use on those classic blue cap water bottles. Enjoy easy assembly and make sure to put a turn signal and some trim on the top.

Figure 10 – Christmas tree of the PET bottle: tropical, colorful and sustainable.

PET Bottle Christmas Tree: 40 ideas and step by step 6

Picture 11 – Tree of light tubes.

Tree of bright tubes
Another way to use the bottles when assembling your Christmas tree is to line up several of them as if they were tubes and let in some light (preferably blinkers).

Picture 12 – Beautification of the city streets.

Christmas tree with PET bottle illuminating the streets of the city

Image 13 – How to make the PET bottle Christmas tree step by step.

Mini tree with PET bottle
You will need between 10 and 15 green colored PET bottles (different sizes if possible), a broomstick (whole or half, depending on the size of the tree you prefer), scissors and a flower pot with sand or soil.

  • Wash the bottom of the bottle and dry it thoroughly
  • Cut off the bottom from everyone
  • Cut the cylindrical part into strips from the bottom up
  • Open the straps with your hands until you reach the mouthpiece
  • Attach the bottles to the wood with the nozzle
  • Trim the top strips to get the most triangular shape

Picture 14 – In the door decorations.

In the door ornaments


The greatest fun in this ornament is that it is good with bottles of different sizes, the important thing is that they are all the same and make a beautiful composition.

  • Cut out the bottom of 17 green PET bottles
  • Start the composition at the base of the tree by aligning 5 backgrounds on the same row
  • Always put 1 bottle bottom in the composition as it goes up until it reaches the top with only 1 bottom.
  • Glue the floors together with tree-sized hot glue
  • Finish decorating with red lace and hang on the door

Image 15 – A composition so grand that it doesn’t even look like PET.

Great composition: neither does PET bottle look like

Picture 16 – All special lighting.

Special lighting with PET bottle tree
Assemble a well-lit base and distribute the small bottles with colored caps for a very original and charming effect.

Image 17 – Give a Christmas touch with a small PET tree.

A Christmas twist with a small Christmas tree with PET bottle

Picture 18 – Another tree in the park.

A different tree in the park


With the docking technique and turning the bottles into several large tubes, you can create a different type of tree and integrate it into nature.

Image 19 – A pine as green as natural.

PET bottle tree for outdoor area

Image 20 – Tree with bottles background, ink and lots of creativity.

Tree with bottom of bottles facing outer area


Bottles in different sizes, colors and patterns are no problem for this Super Integrator tree model.

Figure 21 – A tree in the shape of a tower illuminated for your room.

Tower-shaped tree

Picture 22 – Tree made of stacked bottles.

Bottle stacked tree
One of the easiest ways to assemble a Christmas tree with a PET bottle is to make circles stacked to form the cone-like appearance of the tree.

Picture 23 – Fully lined and with neon.

Fully lined bottles on Christmas tree

Photo 24 – PET tree in snowflakes.

PET tree in snowflakes
If you want to get away from the traditional cone shape, opt for “flowers” or “snowflakes” made from PET bottles.

Picture 25 – Cut and connect bottles.

Bottles cut and joined

Picture 26 – Small tree to do in school.

Small tree to do at school

This is very easy and fun to do with the little ones and to train their manual skills:

  • Put two PET bottles in the bottom and glue them with hot glue
  • Cut the bottom of 6 more bottles so they can all fit in a star or star
  • Prepare the next layers with fewer bottles and keep them shorter
  • You should repeat the procedure for more or less 6 coats
  • Don’t forget to finish with the part of the bottle nozzle on top of your tree
  • Decorate with the decorations and characters that you prefer.

Image 27 – Green and blue on a spiral pine.


Green and blue on a spiral pine tree

Image 28 – Bottles with a light texture.

Bottle tops in a light texture
For those of you who want to be sustainable but don’t want to wrap the shape of the PET bottle in the decoration, cutting the plastic from the bottles into strips helps to de-signify the material a bit and still have the creative freedom to assemble your tree as you want.

Picture 29 – Tree with deconstructed PET.

Tree with deconstructed PET
Plastic can be cut, folded and handled as desired. To shape a tree, simply put all of the inserts in a spiral wire. This makes your relationship with PET bottles less obvious and more creative.

Image 30 – See what you can do with the water bottles of the day.

Transparent PET Bottle Tree

Image 31 – To illuminate your walls.

To light your walls
Notes of Christmas trees on the wall are a very effective trend for those who don’t have enough space in the living room or at the Christmas party. One of the options for those who don’t have space but don’t give up the charm is to mount a plate that allows the shape of the tree with PET bottles and still illuminates them inside for an amazing light effect.

Figure 32 – PET tree trailer and simple.

Simple PET and Tender Tree

All you have to do is cut the bottles into strips, fit them inside each other through the nozzle, and secure them all together with string. The decorations and ties are due to your imagination.

Image 33 – Lower background texture for the whole tree.

Bottom background for the whole tree
This tree can either be made in the transparent green version or a more solid color, for this you need to be careful choosing the type of bottle that will be used or even spray paint if you wish.

Image 34 – Multiple layers with crushed bottles.

Christmas tree with crushed PET bottles
The texture of the kneaded bottle adds a fun and fluid touch to the Christmas tree, especially when paired with the right lighting and some color to make everything look better.

Picture 35 – A GI-GAN-TES-CA structure!

A GIANT structure for a tree with PET bottle

Figure 36 – PET bottle Christmas tree: decorated with figures to illuminate the entrance of the house.

Embellished with characters to brighten the entrance of the house
Bring the children together and let them all unleash their imaginations to make the decorations of this beautiful Christmas tree out of 2 liter PET bottles.

Picture 37 – Details with backgrounds from bottles of other colors.

Details with bottle backgrounds in other colors

Picture 38 – PET crystals on a white Christmas tree.

PET crystals on white christmas tree
The “snowflake” format was used with a simpler decoration and made this tree super stylish.

Image 39 – Small and with decreasing layers.

Small and with decreasing layers

Picture 40 – Colors and lighting with PET bottles.

Colors and lighting with PET bottle
With the PET bottles you can think and realize very complex and elaborate structures, just take a look at this layered and illuminated tree.

 

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