30+ Creative DIY Christmas Tree Ideas

Having trouble thinking of different Christmas tree ideas to decorate the home? Looking for Christmas tree ideas that are a little bit out of the ordinary? Check out our collection of creative DIY Christmas tree ideas and you’ll be able to find the right Christmas tree ideas for you.

One awesome Christmas collection of over 30 Extremely Crafty DIY Christmas Tree Ideas that you can DIY this Christmas with wonderful and easy ideas.

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One of my favorite things about Christmas is Christmas trees. Ever since I was a child I made my own trees diy Christmas decorations with whatever I found handy: paper, lights, any tree, fabric.

Of course, that applied to the diy Christmas ornaments as well. So I felt inspired to search for creative and crafty ways to create a Christmas tree or to decorate them.

Over 30+ Creative DIY Christmas Tree Ideas

When I was a child we didn’t have enough money to cover our expenses and because of that I didn’t have many opportunities to have a big, great Christmas tree and I so wanted to have one. So I managed to make mine.

My mom used to have a “Pine” if I could call that a pine LOL. I used to decorate it with anything I could find.

Most of the time I asked my mom to buy me some cardstock, yarn, and threads and I made my own Christmas tree ornaments.

Creativity makes the trick and that’s why today I’m sharing this collection of creative trees!

I had found many more than these but sadly I couldn’t find the source of them. Some people don’t pin them from the source so I couldn’t track them. So sad! They were amazing too.

Common Supplies to make some Creative DIY Christmas Trees:

  • Fabric
  • Wood boards
  • Wood blocks
  • Cardboard
  • Cardstock
  • Ornaments
  • Glitter
  • Ribbons
  • Pinecones
  • Paint
  • Brushes
  • Glue
  • Candles
  • Stencils
  • Red Berry Springs
  • Greenery
  • Wood
  • Twigs
  • Pallet
  • Burlap
  • Twine
  • and more


  • Drill
  • Screwdriver
  • Hammers and nails or nail guns
  • Hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • Circular saw
  • Miter Saw

Disclaimer:*Just like I do for all my roundups, I get a lot of inspiration from Pinterest. If you are at all familiar with that platform you know there are tons of pictures with no direct links to the original source. Some pictures featured here I found no source for or directed to the wrong one but if you know the source, contact me and I will update this post immediately, thank you so much!

1. Easy Yarn Christmas tree Tutorial

Easy Yarn Christmas tree makes it quick and easy to decorate for the holidays. you just need cardstock, glue, yarn, a pair of scissors, and a ruler. Learn how to do it here.

2. 3-In-1 Tutorial Popcorn, Yarn, And Paper Crafty Christmas Mini Trees

Popcorn Christmas Tree

I’m sharing how to make these 3 super cute Christmas trees made with cardstock, popcorn, yarn, and paper… Of course a lot of glue LOL.

3. Cardboard Christmas Trees

These life-sized cardboard Christmas trees make a major statement but are so easy to create! My favorite part? They can store flat. Check out the full tutorial below! Go big, or go home with a few life-size Christmas trees. This project has everything you want from a DIY craft: affordable, easy, and reusable!

by Lovely Indeed

4. Rustic Holiday Front Door Wood Pallet Christmas Tree

Rustic Holiday Front Door Pallet Christmas Tree

by funkyjunkinteriors.net

5. Cactus Christmas Tree

It doesn’t matter if it’s winter, you can still pretend you’re in a warm, dry place! Cacti are a perfect way to add some desert flair to your holiday decor.

by Hey Wanderer

6. Modern Wooden Tabletop Christmas Tree

Modern Wooden Tabletop Christmas Tree

by curbly.com

7. Pegboard Christmas Tree

by Hello Lidy

8. Modern Christmas Tree DIY

by House Pretty

9. Paper Medallion Christmas Tree

by Create & Babble

10. Fleece Cone Christmas Tree

Fleece is the fabric during the holiday season, and you can capture that warm and fuzzy feeling by making these incredibly soft trees.

by Happy Happy Nester

11. Light Strings and ornaments Christmas Tree

by Programando La Vida

12. Creative Christmas Tree on the Wall

Creative Wall Mounted Christmas Tree

by engineeryourspace.com

13. Home For The Holidays: Holly’s Floral DIY

by Smile and Wave

14. Christmas Tree from Sticks

Christmas Tree from Sticks

by laloleblog.blogspot.com

15. Diy Wood A-Frame Triangle Ornament Tree Stand

Sleek DIY Christmas Tree Ornament Display

by danslelakehouse.com

16. Ladder As Christmas Tree

by shelterness.com

17. Black Contact Paper Tree

Triangle, Plant, Flower, Illustration, Holly, Christmas decoration, Pine, Paper, Floral design,

Black doesn’t scream “Christmas,” but don’t you think this alternative contact paper tree is sexy? Elegant and moody, it makes a perfect choice for modernists.

by Idle Hands Awake.

18. Ombre Christmas Tree

by DIY Show Off.

19. Christmas Tree Shelf

by ana-white.com

20. Macrame Hanging Christmas tree with Nativity.

by Programando la Vida

21. DIY Branch Christmas Tree

Christmas tree made from branches.

Make your own Christmas tree from branches with this cute DIY project. Make this cheap and eco-friendly DIY tree from branches you find in your backyard. And if you have kids, they can help!

by Pillar Box Blue

22. DIY Christmas Trees

by Home Life Abroad.

23. A(nother) Yellow and White Christmas

by Carfb + Fish (original source not found)

24. reuseD scrap wood Christmas Tree

by My Scandinavian Home

25. DIY Tomato Cage Christmas Tree

DIY Tomato Cage Christmas Tree

by nedesignbuild.com

26. A treeless ladder Christmas tree

by Funky Junk Interiors.

27. Toddler-friendly DIY Christmas Tree

Toddler-friendly DIY Christmas Tree

by curbly.com

28. Black & White Christmas Tree {DIY Silhouette & Washi Tape Gift Tag Ornaments}

by The Inspired Room

29. Pallet Christmas Tree

Rustic Farmhouse Decor Ideas for A Christmas Tree - Pallet Christmas Tree - Cool Handmade Ornaments, DIY Decorating Ideas and Ornament Tutorials - Cheap Christmas Home Decor - Xmas Crafts #christmas #diy #crafts

by redheadcandecorate

30. Big Bluey Christmas Tree

Love that they used yarn balls ornaments and embroidery hoops as the main ornaments for this tree.

by Bower Power

31. DIY Triangle Wreath Tree

With the right tools, a few supplies from the hardware store, foraged winter greens or greenery garland, some bright red berries, and about an hour of your time, you’ll have a pretty new addition to your holiday decor. This easy-to-make triangle frame can be disassembled and stored away neatly for future Christmases.

by Oleander + Palm

So, What do you think? Aren’t they gorgeous and creative??? I just love them!

More Christmas Decoration Ideas to Try

Need some more Christmas tree decoration ideas? look no more! Here you have some more Christmas projects I’m sure you will love! 

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  1. This is a great group of ideas. The Modern Christmas tree is really interesting! Thank you for linking to the In and Out of the Kitchen Link Party. Hope to see you next time.

  2. Hi,
    Thank you so much for this, it is really great.
    I will be trying some of them out.
    I am following in all ways that I can, from a brand new blog.
    I hope sg you havea fantastic day.
    Love and best wishes.

    1. I’m glad you found some inspiration here! Yayyyy Thanks so much for the love I’m following you too!