Christmas trees are staples of the holiday season. They can be beautiful, unique and the beginning of many holiday traditions. But they can also take up a lot of space, be costly and sometimes just don’t fit your personal style. If you’re looking for a tree that takes up less room (or NO room!), you want to add another tree to your Christmas collection, or you’re just trying to find a more non-traditional tree option that suits your personal taste, there are a lot of great alternative Christmas trees out there! We’ve got a list of our favorite ideas, and every one is a unique DIY.
30+ DIY Alternative Christmas Trees
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This amazing creation is made with a chicken wire frame and many many evergreen branches.
Give a nod to a Christmas classic with this lonely little imperfectly adorable tree.
A tree made entirely of driftwood is perfect for those near a beach.
These branches were tied into a tree shape and decorated in a simple, chic fashion.
This quirky little twig tree has minimalist vibe with it’s natural wood tones. The simplicity is lovely.
Here’s a cute twig tree variation that takes up no room. The twigs are impermanently stuck right to the wall!
With a few branches, paint and simple ornaments you can create a tree display of any size you’d like – just cut the branches to suit your vision.
A stepladder provides the base for this awesome, funky tree.
Stacked toolboxes and crates work together to make a fun variation on the Christmas tree.
Placing picnic baskets together, biggest to smallest, gives a Christmas tree shape. Wrap it in a Christmas colored ribbon for even more punch!
This stacked book tree is beautiful, and placing it in the faux mantel gives it an extra appeal.
With large wood slices as a base, chandeliers are stacked together and adorned with evergreen and simple ornaments.
Cutting a triangle from a pallet is all it takes to make this fun tree. Glue on some ornaments for more decor!
Or, use that pallet wood to make this tree with angled branches.
You could also cut and piece pallet wood closely together to get the look of this tree.
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