While thumbing through the millions of catalogues that flood my mailbox this time of year, I noticed a few craftsy decorations being sold for upwards $100 and thought “Whaaaat? These are totally easy DIYs.” These felt Christmas trees are among them. Similar styles are being sold for 10 times what you can spend to make your own and who doesn’t love a Christmas craft? Grab some cookies, turn on a Hallmark movie, and get your glue gun ready. Here’s how you do it.
It’s simple. You’ll need cardboard cones, 1 yd. heavy duty felt, and felt ball thingies (optional: twine or ribbon for garland). Oh and scissors and glue of course.
Glue them on in rows and layer your way up.
Go back through and fill in any empty spots with more leaves. You don’t have to be perfect. In fact the more random, the better!
Decorate them with different colors and sizes of felt balls, buttons, ribbon, twine — whatever you want! Now you’ll have your very own felt trees for a fraction of the price you’ll find them in trendy catalogues and stores. Cute right?