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How to make a moss Christmas tree

Want to add a natural touch to your Christmas decor? Here’s how to make a moss Christmas tree!

I love making tabletop Christmas trees. They are fun by themselves, on a mantel, or with a little holiday village.

This year, I’ve been loving green, natural elements. Moss is an easy way to bring green, natural texture into your decor.

DIY moss Christmas trees

Love moss Christmas decorations? Be sure to check out my DIY moss ball Christmas ornaments!

So, this year I decided to make a set of moss Christmas trees! They were super simple to make – thanks to sheet moss – and look really beautiful clustered together.

how to make a moss christmas tree

How to make a moss Christmas tree

Moss Christmas trees are really easy to make – make a few at once for a dramatic effect!

Supplies needed:

supplies to make a moss christmas tree

Steps to make a DIY moss tree:

STEP 1: Trace your cone

The easiest way to cut this out right the first time is to make a template! Roll your cone on paper and trace along it with a pencil. Cut out the template and wrap it around your cone to ensure it fits.

STEP 2: Trace template onto moss

Place template on the back side of the sheet moss and trace with a sharpie.

Moss cut out in cone shape

STEP 3: Cut moss

Use scissors to cut the moss along the traced line.

STEP 4: Glue moss to cone

If there is a paper backing, remove it. Use hot glue to attach along edges and stripes along the middle to the cone directly.

hot glue moss to foam cone

STEP 5: Add a topper

You will notice that the very top of the cone is bare. Cut a small circle from your scrap moss and glue in place.

small circle cut from sheet moss

OPTIONAL: Add decorations

You can glue or stick on ribbon, rope, or small ornaments if you want to add a special touch to your trees!

DIY moss Christmas trees

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