Mom Starts Pinning Lights To The Wall. By The End, I Can't Wait To Try This Too!
FaithTap Staff 11/30/2015
Instead of a purchasing an expensive real tree this Christmas, consider one of these festive alternatives. No more pine needle mess and you get to create it out of whatever your heart desires!
etsy.com Light The Way
It's no secret that you can hang string lights in the shape of a tree on your wall. But if you do it right, you can give the string light tree a little extra festive charm!
Simple And Fast
You can grab a box of 200-count mini twinkle lights and some push pins from the local convenience store for this easy project.
purehome.com Now The Ornaments
If you string the lights securely, you can even hang your favorite bows and ornaments from it!
purehome.com Finishing Touches
Last but not least, attach a big bow, star or paper angel at the top of the tree and you're good to go. A mini tree right beside it for the kids never hurt, too!
purehome.com Get Creative With Shelves
Simple white or green shelves of different sizes can be used to make an unique wall tree. You can place your favorite Christmas goodies on the shelves to help it represent your family's memories.
Thoughful Christmas Card Tree
With all of the Christmas cards that we get during the holiday season, it's hard to figure out what to do with them. Keep or toss? Hang up or store away?
Well now you can use tape, thread and garland to make a cool tree that displays all of the cards from the most important people in your life.
thyme-is-honey.com Knick-Knack Tree
Little trinkets and knick knacks are perfect for hanging up on your wall!
Your guests will always have something to look at, and it's a great conversation piece during your annual Christmas party. It's a win-win!
flickr.com Garland Tree
You can do the same zig-zag pattern as you did with the string lights but this time with plain garland. And plastic garland is perfect for outdoor decorations in chilly winter weather, like the giant one you see below!
adayinthecountry.tumblr.com Ornament Wall Tree
Instead of stringing your ornaments on a tree, use your ornaments themselves to make the tree!
It Doesn't Take Much
Screw hooks (or clear push pins) and your most prized ornaments are all your need to make a wall tree that still has a pure Christmas feel!
lowes.com Keep With The Theme
This craft looks best when you line the ornaments into colored sections like you see here.
And when they're all strung up, you'll see that the final product is simple but eye-catching!
lowes.com Make A Decal The Default
Wall decals are a great alternative to making holes in your wall hanging ornaments and lights. Learn how to
make a cool geometric decal tree here!
Screenshot via YouTube Out In The Sticks
Use a hot glue gun to attach different sizes of wood to a piece of twine and glue string lights in the same fashion. Then weave on some colorful pom-poms for a fun tree you can hang up in a flash for years to come!
Tissue Paper Tree
This cool wall tree craft can be customized to fit the decorations in your home already. Just choose a color of tissue paper that blends well with what you have!
Get Your Scissors Ready
You'll need tape, printer paper, tissue paper and your trusty scissors to make the first part of this project.
Once you've gathered these items, follow the steps below to build the fringed frame for this beautiful wall tree.
curbly.com The Little Things Matter Here
A basic garland looks best strung up on this wall tree! You can use bright-colored string and wooden crafting balls to make the same garland as you see below.
curbly.com Simple Beauty
When it's all said and done, this fun fringe wall tree is great for any home - it's a perfect mix of modern and festive!
curbly.com Twig Tree
You can gather the twigs from your very own backyard and use wall-safe tape to make this kid-friendly tree!
thewowstyle.com Read All About It
Even though this tree isn't one that you stick up on the wall, it does sit close to the wall and we think that counts!
Besides, it's absolutely adorable and just about anyone with an old stack of books and a hot glue gun can make it!
demilked.com Watch And Learn
For a helpful tutorial on how to make the perfect garland wall tree, click "Play" on the video below!
VIDEO Skip The Tree Lot This Year
No matter if you don't have room for a Christmas tree or you're opting for a more simple Christmas, these crafts are great for any home! Give them a try and if you love them (like we're sure you will), spread them along to your friends and family!