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33 DIY Wooden Christmas Tree Ideas

Want to build a wooden Christmas tree? Here are a TON of DIY wooden Christmas tree ideas with plans and step by step tutorials!

I love buying Christmas decorations, but I really get a lot more joy from making them from scratch.

Wood elements are and have been trending for a while now. Wood is a great way to bring in a natural element and can go with any home style from boho to rustic farmhouse!

Building a DIY Christmas tree is a great way to have an alternative Christmas tree, to decorate your front porch, or to craft homemade tabletop decor.

Wooden Christmas tree crafts can use:

  • Lumber
  • Scrap wood
  • Branches or twigs
  • Driftwood
  • Dowels
  • Paint sticks
  • Popsicle sticks
  • Wood slices
  • Pine cones
  • Pallet wood

Wood trees are an awesome thing to incorporate into your holiday decor!

How do you make a Christmas tree out of wooden pallets?

It’s easy to make a Christmas tree out of pallet wood! Cut a piece to your desired height to create the trunk, then stagger boards of descending length up the trunk. Center them and nail in place with small nails! Ta da – a pallet Christmas treee!

How do you put lights on a wooden tree?

You can wrap string lights around the branches of a wooden tree. Or, use small clear command hooks to hang them in place!

How do you paint a wooden Christmas tree?

You can paint a wooden Christmas tree with:

  • Acrylic paint + brush
  • Wall paint + roller
  • Spray paint

Trees of any size can be hand painted to add embellishments that look like lights, ornaments, or even detailed pine tree branches!

How to use DIY wooden Christmas trees outdoors

You can put anything outdoors, but it will last longer if you use an outdoor sealant. This is the process that we use to prepare wooden items to be used outdoors!

33 easy diy wooden christmas tree ideas

How do you make a simple wooden Christmas tree?

There are a TON of ways to make a simple wooden Christmas tree! Here are my favorite DIY wooden trees to inspire you!

DIY Wooden Christmas Tree Ideas

Want to make a DIY wooden Christmas tree? Here are a ton of ideas to inspire you!

What’s your favorite DIY Christmas tree idea?!

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