Make a beautiful DIY tree skirt for Christmas with one of these tutorials! These Christmas tree skirt ideas are perfect for holiday decor. They’re easier to make than you might think.
Alright, Christmas crafting enthusiasts! Today, we’re tackling a festive challenge that might just elevate your holiday decor game: DIY tree skirts.
We’re venturing into the world of tree skirts, the unsung heroes of Christmas decor, often overshadowed by their flashier counterparts (I’m looking at you, twinkling lights and shiny ornaments).
Now, if you’re like me, the thought of making your own skirt might sound as daunting as finding the perfect Christmas gift for that one super-picky relative.
But I’m here to share the joyous news: creating a stunning Christmas tree skirt is not only doable; it’s also a blast.
The cutest skirts out there? They’re actually not that hard to whip up. Seriously! And here I was, thinking it required some kind of holiday wizardry.
Many of these ideas are low-sew or no-sew, which is music to the ears of anyone who gets tangled more in thread than in Christmas lights.
I’ve scoured the snowy peak of the internet to bring you over 25 ways to create your own DIY tree skirt.
From rustic charm to modern chic, there’s a style here for every tree, every theme, and every skill level.
Are you ready to add a personal touch to the base of your Christmas tree? Grab your glue gun, your favorite festive fabric, and maybe a cookie or two (for crafting fuel, obviously).
Scroll down to explore the wonderland of DIY tree skirt ideas. Then, pop back here and let me know in the comments which one made you say, ‘I NEED to make that!’
Happy crafting, and may your holidays be merry, bright, and beautifully skirted 🙂
This tree skirt uses a large holly design around the edges to make a statement.
Download these custom templates to make your own beautiful (and super simple!) tree skirt festooned with colorful felt nutcrackers.
Stars & Sunshine
I love how rich and beautiful this tree skirt looks. It would also look great with a contrasting color felt in the middle.
This DIY skirt is super easy and fun to make! The colors themselves are so inspiring. It doesn't require any skills except being able to use scissors and glue.
Who knew that a plain old drop cloth from the hardware store could make such a beautiful tree skirt?
I love the simple and modern feel of this tree skirt, made of gray felt and embroidered with snowflakes.
Working with felt is easy! Make a gigantic donut tree skirt in any colors you like. This is so fun and perfect for a Candyland or food themed tree (it looks great with white!).
We love pom pom crafts around here, and this Christmas tree skirt is no exception. If you can make a pom pom (and I guarantee you can), you can make this project.
You can sew a tree skirt as a base or buy one pre made – then embellish using felt circles.
No sewing needed for this easy tree skirt! Just a pair of scissors. Get two other no-sew tree skirt ideas in this post as well.
You can make a $180 Anthropologie tree skirt for only $20! The pretty, colorful tassels are easy to pull together in any yarn colors you like.
Make a simple plaid no-sew tree skirt this Christmas. Simply cut out the fabric and add trim and ribbons. Looks like it was store bought!
If you like traditional red and gold for the holidays, this is perfect for you. Learn how to make a beautiful velour and gold trimmed tree skirt for Christmas that you'll enjoy for years to come.
If you love the look of granny squares and you can crochet, you’ll be hooked on this tree skirt.
If you want a tree skirt that looks great, costs under $10 and takes under an hour to make, this one is for you.
Make a beautiful tree skirt with big button closures using this easy pattern.
Rebecca found a tree skirt she loved at Anthropologie and set out to make one herself. She used fabric glue to apply the patches and appliques.
All you need are muslin, burlap and a hot glue gun to make this pretty, no-sew tree skirt.
Decorating a mini Christmas tree for your office or a table this year? You can easily sew up a cute tree skirt following this free printable pattern.
So unique! Spray paint some old or broken/scratched vinyl records in gold and hot glue them around an existing tree skirt. This would look cool around the edge of the faux fur one above.
Even your Christmas tree can be part of the chunky knit craze! If you love the blankets or pillows, you'll love this skirt idea.
Moroccan wedding blankets have a bit of sparkle and fur so they make great tree skirts! Molly made this one using only a hot glue gun... no sewing required!
A painter's drop cloth, a stencil and paint turns into a beautiful tree skirt! I love the snowflake design.
Here’s another no-sew option for you – use a fleece blanket and glue on your favorite fabric decorations and ric-rac.
Heather purchased this fabric at a discount store. The flowy circles remind her of snowballs. She just cut it and placed it on top of her old tree skirt. Nice!
This skirt is merry and bright! If you like colorful, then this tree skirt is for you.
This is an awesome pattern for a basic skirt with pom pom trim. You can use any fabrics you like!
Rowena turned some festive dollar store table runners into an interesting tree skirt.
This no-sew option uses a round tablecloth with a holiday theme.
Ashley calls this "semi-homemade" because she used a lot of premade supplies from the craft store! It's a smart idea, and you can probably check the Dollar Tree too and grab stuff from there as well.
If you use any of these projects to make your own, let us know in the comments! I’d also love for you to check out these other holiday posts: