DIY Trees and Wreaths

Christmas Tree made out of sticks

8 Unique Holiday Decoration Ideas

Let your creative juices flow this season by decorating for the holidays with a little sizzle and festive flair. Whether you have a small space, a large loft, or just want to break free from the traditional tree in the corner, we think you’ll be inspired by these exciting and unique holiday decoration ideas!

Grab a cup of coffee or a pot of tea, and take a peek at some of these do-it-yourself trees and wreaths:

Chalkboard Tree

Tight on space but have huge holiday aspirations? This chalkboard paint wall will take your breath away. A little paint, chalk, and a string of lights can transform any room into a Christmas scene.

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Wooden Tree

Branch out this holiday season and liven up your home without being on pins and needles because you don’t have the floor space for a traditional tree. Here’s a step-by-step photo montage on how to build a wooden wall tree that will fill your home with a little charm and magic this holiday season.

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Free People

Crate Tree

This is one country cool idea that stacks right up. Literally. Stack boxes or crates to create a DIY holiday tree that has multiple uses. Decorate the interior with photos, books, holiday snapshots or decorations. It’s one of the hottest trends out there for its simplicity and beauty.

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Country Living

Pegboard Tree

Create a pegboard tree or advent calendar to help count down the excitement of Christmas. Think outside the cubicle! An easy and fun way to decorate your kid’s room, kitchen, family room, or even garage. All you need is a peg board, painter’s tape and a little colorful paint, and you’re in business.

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Country Living

Floral Wreath

Adorn your front door with a DIY holiday wreath! You’ll always be in the holiday mood when you are greeted with a beautiful reminder of the season.

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Ornament Wreath

Dazzling! If you love vibrant color and enjoy crafting, you’ll want to dig right into this creative wreath project. Martha Stewart’s editorial director shares step-by-step instruction on how to bring new life to old Christmas ornaments. This is especially perfect if you have more ornaments and bulbs than you know what to do with.

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Martha Stewart

Cork Wreath

Wine lovers now have another use for those corks piling up in the drawer! Recycle corks with this eco-friendly holiday wreath. All you’ll need is about two dozen corks, a drill, and some wire to master this DIY project.

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Good Housekeeping

Nature Wreath

Sometimes all you need is a little spray paint to make a big splash. These unique wreath ideas will wow you and inspire you to create your own holiday vision, like this beautiful Natural Frost wreath.

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Country Living
3-M Scotch Blue Painters Tape Christmas Tree
Simple Elegance


Our stores are letting their creative juices flow with a 3-M Scotch Blue Painters Tape Christmas Tree Competition. “Simple Elegance” features a star tree topper, hand carved from stir sticks, with blue painters tape garland spray painted in this season’s favorite metallic – gold. The stores are having great fun coming up with ideas using only one roll of painters tape.

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