Hi everyone! Today I’m going to show you how I made this mini tree from clippings. I love this craft because it was almost free to make. A few days ago, I bought a real Christmas tree at Lowe’s. On my way out, I grabbed a bunch of fresh clippings for around the house. They make the house smell so good and I like to use them for various holiday decor.
Fresh clippings in various sizes
Craft wooden rods, bamboo sticks, or skinny tree branches
Step #1: Insert foam into the pot.
Step #2: Insert three sticks into the foam.
Step #3: Place longer clippings on the bottom, going in between sticks.
Step #4: About 1/3 of the way up, start inserting shorter clippings until you’ve reached the desired height. Mine is 14 inches in height (including the pot).
Step #5: Tie the sticks together.
Step #5: To make the top more pointed, tie a few small clippings facing downwards.
Step #6: Cut off any excess sticks.
Step #7: Decorate your tree. I wanted mine to look simple yet elegant so I added white ribbon and silver jingle bells.
This mini tree would make a festive centerpiece, don’t you think? I have no idea how long it will last, but I plan to spritz it with water frequently and hope it stays good for at least a little while.
Here are some more DIY Christmas tree ideas.