Christmas Tree Craft

Christmas crafts

Make festive decorations with this simple Christmas tree craft!

Made with a few simple supplies, this is a great yarn stash busting craft.

All you need to start are some polystyrene cones for the trees, a small pom pom maker, a hot glue gun and some glittery stars for decoration.

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Christmas tree crafts

Christmas Tree Craft

The holidays are such a magical time for everyone, so why not do a little bit of DIY crafting during your downtime.

Put some Christmas carols on and get the kids involved making all of those pom poms for the trees (you need a lot!).

The pom pom Christmas trees are easy to make, but the kids will need to be supervised as you need to use a hot glue gun to add the poms to the tree cones.

DIY Christmas Craft

I created the Christmas trees by making mini pom poms with a 1 inch (25mm) clover pom pom maker and used up some yarns that were hanging around in my green yarn box.

I bought the polystyrene cones from a local craft shop for around 5 euros, as an alternative to this you could make a cone from card and staple it/glue it into a cone shape.

The gold stars I used to add some bling were bought at a store in a box for around 1 euro and I only used a few of them (glitter everywhere!).

Christmas tree craft

Pom Pom Christmas Tree

You can easily create the pom poms for the tree in any colour scheme that you want!

Explore the traditional greens or go for other colour options to suit your own personal style.

You could also use mini poms in various colours to decorate the tree instead of using glittery stars.

Christmas Tree Kid Craft

You can get your little ones involved in making those pom poms and if you don’t have a Clover pom pom maker, you can make them another way – there are many tutorials on youtube.

They could also make little Christmas tree decorations to put onto the tree, from cutting out mini paper ornaments or using leftovers from other crafts.

The trees can then be displayed anywhere in your home and you can add little battery operated lights.

Christmas crafts

Free Christmas Crafts And Patterns

For more free Christmas crafts and patterns, please take a look at these posts;

Diy Christmas crafts

Christmas Crafts

Make pom pom Christmas tree’s with this easy to print out pattern below, then come back and let me know what you think in the comments or leave a review!

Mini pom pom Christmas tree

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Yield: Pom pom Christmas tree

How To Make A Pom Pom Christmas Tree Craft

How To Make A Pom Pom Christmas Tree Craft
Make easy Christmas decorations with this pom pom Christmas tree craft.
Active Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours
Difficulty Easy/beginner
Estimated Cost $10

Materials

  • Yarn - any lightweight 03 yarns.
  • Glittery stars

Tools

  • 1-inch pom pom maker
  • Hot glue gun
  • Glue sticks
  • Scissors
  • Polystyrene cones

Instructions

  1. Make many mini pom poms using the 1 inch pom maker in various shades of green yarn (or whatever colours you want to use).
  2. Trim the poms so they are in good shape.
  3. Using the hot glue gun, glue the poms onto the polystyrene cones in the order you want them.
  4. Once the entire cone is covered leave to set for 5/10 minutes.
  5. Check over for any gaps and add in extra pom poms if needed.
  6. Snip any loose ends and neaten up the poms.
  7. Glue a glittery star to the top of the cone and then add randomly around the cone for decoration.
  8. Repeat the steps for the smaller cone and if you are making more.

Notes

Be careful with the hot glue gun - especially if the kids are helping. I always end up burning my finger!


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Happy Knitting! xoxo

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