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Original Christmas tree: 20 ideas to impress the family

Original Christmas tree: 20 ideas to impress the family

1. An original homemade Christmas tree in pallets


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The most trendy of original christmas trees, it's him: an ecological and economical recycling tree made from recycled pallet boards! Not very complicated to manufacture, in addition: we cut the boards to different lengths before assembling them in superimposed stars, nailed in the center, one on top of the other, the largest at the bottom and the smallest at the top.

2. An original paper Christmas tree stuck to the wall


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A original paper christmas tree, space saving and cheap? We draw the shape of the tree directly on the wall in masking tape, we cut balls and stars in Post-it®, voila. We can even change the decor over the days and all, without damaging the wall or losing space, including in a studio or a small apartment!

3. An original DIY wooden Christmas tree


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No need to look too far to build an original Christmas tree self. We opt for a refined version in the graphic style with a cleat for the trunk on a wider board for the base, we nail or glue other boards perpendicular to the trunk, the largest at the bottom and the smallest at the top. Then we have fun decorating with paint and stencils!

4. A bright original Christmas tree


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What if we improvised a luminous tree on the wall with a few branches and a garland? We can find a original wall christmas tree ready made, or build it yourself with a little elbow grease, branches and string. Hanging on the wall, all you have to do is roll up a light garland from top to bottom for a magical atmosphere!

5. An original recovered Christmas tree on a ladder


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An old mottled wooden ladder, a few planks and a little imagination, that's all you need for a original recovered Christmas tree which will amaze the whole family. Or open the ladder, put the boards on the steps and decorate everything with fir branches, light garlands, balls or Christmas decorations, it's done.

6. An original home made Christmas tree with logs


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As with pallet planks, we can build our own original and ecological Christmas tree with wooden logs. Same principle, therefore, we cut them to different lengths before assembling them one on top of the other in the middle, in stars, the longest at the bottom and the shortest at the top. It only remains to decorate the tree!

7. An original contemporary Christmas tree with recycled boards


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Want a original christmas tree, but above all ultra-contemporary in an industrial decor? We collect pieces of wood, cut them to different lengths and paint them in anthracite gray. We assemble them with pieces of cleat for the trunk, we add LED candles and an electric garland, voila… Any more details? The chain-garland!

8. An original homemade Christmas tree hanging


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Want a original christmas tree, but above all ultra-contemporary in an industrial decor? We collect pieces of wood, cut them to different lengths and paint them in anthracite gray. We assemble them with pieces of cleat for the trunk, we add LED candles and an electric garland, voila… Any more details? The chain-garland!

9. An original colored wooden Christmas tree


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Why not take advantage of the holidays to make an original and decorative Christmas tree ? A board cut into a triangle fixed on another rectangular for the trunk, a base and cleats for the shelves: not only can you put and hang decorations on it, but also children's books or the baby night light. Perfect for adding magic to a child's room!

10. An original graphic Christmas tree made from recycled cardboard


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Make a original cardboard Christmas tree for the whole family ? Possible, provided you hang only ultra-light Christmas decorations, such as polystyrene. For the rest, we cut strips of cardboard that are glued on each other until a sufficient thickness is obtained. We cut them of different lengths, we glue them to form the tree and we paint everything in gold. Simple, chic and inexpensive!

11. An original minimalist and natural Christmas tree


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On an old wall that does not fear holes, we did not find better than old branches of recup 'to draw the silhouette of a arty and original Christmas tree. We simply hang them according to their size to form a triangle, spacing them well. A star at the top, a few touches of moss or fir and this is a minimalist Christmas tree with a 100% natural spirit!

12. An original Christmas tree made of fir branches


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Same principle, but even simpler with fir branches, real or artificial! Three or four lengths hung on the wall one above the other are enough to create a fake original christmas tree, without taking up space and with a real party spirit. A few stars, Christmas balls and gift packages on the floor, warmly new year's eve!

13. An ultra-graphic masking tape Christmas tree


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A roll of black masking tape and a white wall is all it takes draw an original Christmas tree and graphic, without budget or particular talent. The children will have fun sticking small light Christmas decorations to it and some gift packages placed at the foot will complete the scene. A golden tip to avoid picking up pine needles all through December!

14. An original Christmas tree in wallpaper on the wall


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Another idea to have a original Christmas tree without taking up space ? We cut a large triangle from a scrap of wallpaper. Once glued to the wall, you pin or tape an electric garland there, then we finish with some Christmas decorations. Any more details? We transform everything into a decorative shelf with a few cleats glued or screwed.

15. An original Christmas tree disguised on a ladder


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A original christmas tree which has the shape of a fir tree and the needles of the fir tree without being a fir tree, it is possible. We unfold a ladder that we dress with one or more garlands of artificial fir, we hang our most beautiful Christmas balls and our favorite decorations ... without forgetting, of course, the star at the top and the gift packages at the foot!

16. An original mini Christmas tree made from recycled paper


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Imagine create an original mini Christmas tree recycled with a magazine… Promised, it works, just glue the front with the back of the cover, then fold each page into a triangle: the upper outer corner towards the lower inner corner. Try it, you will see. An easy DIY to do with children to sow Christmas trees in the house!

17. An original and modern Christmas tree made from salvage boards


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Boards, nails, a saw: for make a recycled Christmas tree ultra-decorative, we play the industrial style with recovery boards, just painted and nailed or glued. The only difficulty will be to saw the boards to the right size to create a pyramid like a fir tree. With a few well placed nails, you can hang a designer electric garland!

18. An original white wooden Christmas tree


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For those who know how to handle the saw, we assemble boards on a cleat and cut everything into a triangle. With a good coat of white paint, you get a saoriginal and homemade Christmas pine for not much, bright and design, which has a beefy effect on the decor. This, in the living room as in the children's room!

19. An original Christmas tree with customized boxes


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The easiest of original DIY Christmas trees ? A stack of boxes of different sizes, from the largest to the smallest to form a pyramid. We collect shoe boxes or the like, cover them with pretty gift wrap or scraps of wallpaper, and stack everything. With a few dots of glue and Christmas decorations, the result is stunning!

20. An original home made Christmas tree with hangers


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Warning, super original christmas tree in sight… with just one nail. We hang a first hanger, then one on each side of the first, and so on to create a triangular shape. The secret ? Find pretty hangers and the right balance. Before decorating, we keep everything with a few ties, just to avoid falling…