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DIY Christmas Tree


I decided that this year I really wanted a tree! We’ve never had one before as a couple…and we always assumed that every Christmas we’ll spend it at our parents place (they have their own tree). But I didn’t want a fake tree…and I didn’t want to chop a tree down either…so what were my other options? A friend suggested the old tree branch idea and I was sold!


The very next day I went hunting for my dead branch and found a huge pile of chopped up branches on the verge. I’m sure people who saw me scavenging around the wood pile must have thought I was a loony!


I also picked up some pinecones and gum nuts and sprayed them all white with a $2 spray can from Bunnings.


For my tree ornaments, I hung up some baby pinecones with bakers twine. The rest of the ornaments are vintage treasures or gifts given to me.


I found a red flower pot in my father-in-law’s shed and filled it up with sand. Then I decorated the pot with more pinecones, gum nuts and tinsels.


So there you have it…my first ever DIY Christmas tree! What do you think? Hehe :D

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6 Responses to “DIY Christmas Tree”

  1. ejorpin Says:

    I love your tree! It’s the perfect balance between minimalist and festive fun!

  2. Penny Says:

    It’s so lovely! It’s the perfect little tree :)

  3. Kylie Says:

    I think it’s a perfect little tree. Oops! I see that’s exactly what Penny said.
    Never mind, it is x

  4. Vickie (jewelflyt) Says:

    It’s adorable Helena, Merry Christmas :)

  5. Christine Says:

    So cute Helena! Happy Christmas

  6. Jacquie Says:

    Love it. It is so sweet and cheery. Suits you to a tee.