Goodbye Green Christmas Trees, Hello Alternative Christmas Trees!

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Washi tape Christmas trees, trees made out of yarn and pom-poms… we’ve rounded up a list of alternative Christmas tree ideas you can try with the family. Check em out!

Fa la la la! We’re a few weeks away from the most beautiful time of the year—Christmas! And that means it’s time to set up sparkly decorations and ornaments. Of course, the tradition won’t be complete without setting up a Christmas tree!

If you’re worried that you don’t have enough time to buy a Christmas tree for the holidays or looking for kid-friendly alternatives, we got you covered! Get creative and try making these alternative Christmas trees ideas instead:

Washi Tape Christmas Tree

With some colorful washi tapes and a couple of other basic supplies, your kids will be making this cute Christmas tree in no time.

Post-it Notes Christmas Tree

Imagine looking at your Christmas Tree with dedication from your loved ones — wouldn’t that be sweet? You’ll just need some post-it pads for this cool tree and you’re all good!

Handprint Christmas Tree

Trace the kids’ hands to make this fun craft! What you’ll need: green construction paper, pom-poms, scissors and glue. Head over to The Best Ideas For Kids for the deets!

Tassel Yarn Christmas Tree

Hey mommas, take out all your the yarn and turn them into these soft tassel Christmas trees! Check out Craft Warehouse for the deets on how to do it.

Book Christmas Tree

Photo credit: Simplemost

Here’s a wonderful alternative Christmas tree for all the book lovers. Our tip? Add some fairy lights to feel the Christmas vibes!

Felt Christmas Tree

Felt Christmas Tree from Play Factory

Our kids absolutely love this fluffy felt Christmas tree from local small biz Playfactory. Check out their instagram page for more educational toys.

Photo Tree

Photo credit: Elle Decor

Personalize your alternative Christmas tree with your family photos! This works as a tabletop design too.

Gifts Tree

Stack up all the gifts you’ve received and transform them into a colorful Christmas Tree!

Pom-Pom Christmas Tree

Kids will love seeing their handmade ornaments and decorations used at Christmas. This colorful yarn garland is fun and simple to make for kids of all ages. 

And that’s it! Enjoy making your own Christmas tree with these tips and don’t forget to clean up the mess after decorating!

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