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How to make 3 different Christmas trees. Brighten up your home this Christmas with a beautiful homemade Christmas tree or three!



Step 1: Watch this video guide


What you need:


Desk Top Tree

A cork
A toothpick
Tissue paper
A star

Centerpiece Tree

A sheet of card or paper
Wrapping paper
A star

Stick Tree
A selection of sticks
Ribbon or string
Christmas decorations

Step 2:

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Start by cutting the end off a cork.

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Then poke a toothpick into the middle like this.

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Next cut out a number of circles from the tissue paper and put them in size order.

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Then thread the paper onto the toothpick spine. Screw the paper up a bit first to stop the tree looking too flat and uniform.

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Finally add the Christmas Star.

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Roll up a piece of paper or card into a cone and fix it with tape.

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Take a 5" strip of wrapping paper, curl it around and tape the ends together, then slice the paper through the curl as shown.

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Wrap the paper around the cone and tape it on. Do this in layers all the way up the cone.

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Keep going until you get to the top then add a Christmas star.

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Take a pile of sticks and cut them to length so you can arrange a tree formation like this.

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Bind the sticks together with ribbon

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Decorate the tree.

More details in the video guide in Step 1.
 
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BigRed197310 months ago
Very nice, and very festive!!! Thanks for sharing!
Ysabeau10 months ago
I love them all and I probably will made the first one as I have all the stuff at home: cork, paper and toothpick. Will just just add a different topper (I do not think that I have star here).