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DIY: Instant Wood Christmas Trees

DIY: Instant Wood Christmas Trees

A couple of ideas for creating DIY Christmas tree substitutes, both utilizing reclaimed wood.

Above: Ingrid Jansen’s The (Christmas) Trees are crafted of six different reclaimed wooden planks; €25 from Wood, Wool & Stool, or make your own.

Above: You can screw small hooks into the trees to hang ornaments.

Above: One of the easier DIY ideas we’ve seen, via Desire to Inspire.

For more ideas on Christmas tree alternatives, see Remodelista’s post, Holiday Decor: Wooden Christmas Trees.

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6:20AM PST on Nov 23, 2012

Interesting .

9:19AM PDT on Mar 18, 2012


10:04AM PST on Nov 25, 2011

Great idea! And what a nice way to display special ornaments long after Christmas. Love it! :0)

3:26AM PDT on Jul 16, 2011

Thank you

9:42PM PST on Dec 20, 2010


10:51AM PST on Dec 16, 2010

great idea, i can tuck one of these in anywhere. i don't have room for the usual kind

4:53PM PST on Dec 15, 2010

There absolutely funky!!!

3:04AM PST on Dec 12, 2010

Well, isn't that cute? I live in a house ENTIRELY paneled in knotty pine, similar to what Kay L suggested, and this would be perfect. I've got the parts for one or more of these right out there in the barn! Thanks for the great suggestion!

7:50PM PST on Dec 11, 2010

nice projects...and i'm sure kids would love them too...

1:52PM PST on Dec 11, 2010

REALLY cute, thanks!

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