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Christmas Tree Crafts To Light Up Your Decor

If you don’t have the space for a real tree or simply want to add to your holiday decor, try one of these 15 unique Christmas tree craft ideas.

Christmas Tree Craft Ideas

I just realized about five minutes ago how much I love Christmas trees. I’m kidding! I’ve known it that I like Christmas trees my whole life. I have a forestry degree – of course I love them!

The thing is, I don’t like to put up a Christmas tree each year. Only because it takes up a lot of space that I don’t have, living in a one bedroom loft. So what’s a girl to do? I know . . . I’m going to try one of these 15 Christmas tree craft ideas!

It’s a great way to have one of the major symbols of the holidays in my home without taking up a lot of space. These ideas are really cute and I know you’ll find something you like. Scroll down to get the inspiration!

Christmas Tree Craft Ideas

If you don't have the space for a real tree or simply want to add to your holiday decor, try one of these 15 unique Christmas tree craft ideas.

Ribbon Trees

I love the idea of using spare ribbon and some other supplies to make these pretty trees.

Find the step-by-step at Crafts Unleashed

If you don't have the space for a real tree or simply want to add to your holiday decor, try one of these 15 unique Christmas tree craft ideas.

Napkin Fold

This Christmas tree craft idea great for parties! Surprise your holiday guests by folding their napkins into cute little tree shapes.

See how it was done at Handimania

If you don't have the space for a real tree or simply want to add to your holiday decor, try one of these 15 unique Christmas tree craft ideas.

Spool Tree

When you’re done with your thread, save those spools – you can use decoupage medium to decorate them.

While the original tutorial is no longer available, you can find similar here.

If you don't have the space for a real tree or simply want to add to your holiday decor, try one of these 15 unique Christmas tree craft ideas.

Tabletop Centerpiece

This gorgeous centerpiece uses a spool and knitting needle to turn the ornaments into a tree.

Get the how-to at Arctida’s Creations

If you don't have the space for a real tree or simply want to add to your holiday decor, try one of these 15 unique Christmas tree craft ideas.

Knitted Toppers

If you can knit and have scrap yarn, you can make these pretty little wine cork toppers.

Get the Pattern at Simply Notable

If you don't have the space for a real tree or simply want to add to your holiday decor, try one of these 15 unique Christmas tree craft ideas.

Fringed Garland

You can use recycled cardboard or cereal boxes for this project – just add tissue paper.

Get the how to at Punk Projects

If you don't have the space for a real tree or simply want to add to your holiday decor, try one of these 15 unique Christmas tree craft ideas.

Bead Board

It looks great on the wall – but it looks even better spray painted and turned into a gorgeous tree.

See how it was made at Unskinny Boppy

If you don't have the space for a real tree or simply want to add to your holiday decor, try one of these 15 unique Christmas tree craft ideas.

Doily Cone

Use painted paper doilies to cover a paper cone and turn it into a whimsical tree.

Get the how-to here at Mod Podge Rocks

If you don't have the space for a real tree or simply want to add to your holiday decor, try one of these 15 unique Christmas tree craft ideas.

Ornament Tree

Use a variety of plastic ornaments and an old screen to make this unique Christmas tree craft.

Learn more about the project at Daisy Mae Belle

If you don't have the space for a real tree or simply want to add to your holiday decor, try one of these 15 unique Christmas tree craft ideas.

Pallet Wood

I love the rustic look of this reclaimed wood tree – I want a huge version!

See how it was done at Thistlewood Farms

If you don't have the space for a real tree or simply want to add to your holiday decor, try one of these 15 unique Christmas tree craft ideas.

Pallet Sign

Revamp any wood you like with paint and a pretty metallic tree design.

Learn how to do it at Cherished Bliss

Recycle glass soda bottles into these fun and modern Christmas candle holders made to look like trees! SO easy to make and customize.

Candleholders from Glass Bottles

Recycle some glass battles with a Christmas tree shape – all you need is a little paint!

Recycled Christmas candle holders here at DIY Candy

If you don't have the space for a real tree or simply want to add to your holiday decor, try one of these 15 unique Christmas tree craft ideas.

Yarn and Lace

These trees, made with lace, tinsel and trim, have a fun vintage feel with the pretty colors.

Learn more about how to make them at A Million Memories

If you don't have the space for a real tree or simply want to add to your holiday decor, try one of these 15 unique Christmas tree craft ideas.

Recycled Bottlecaps

I love how Jamie recycled bottlecaps into this easy 3-D tree art.

Learn how to make at at C.R.A.F.T.

If you don't have the space for a real tree or simply want to add to your holiday decor, try one of these 15 unique Christmas tree craft ideas.

Modern Centerpiece

Use simple wood pieces and decoupage medium to build this cool candleholder.

Get the instructions at Mod Podge Rocks

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katie smith

Thursday 12th of December 2013

Thanks for featuring my fringed tree garland! :)