How to Make a Cheap and Cool Christmas Tree

Everyone knows that Christmas trees survive in homes for about a week or two - so why pay tons of money for one? Here is how to make your own cheap tree and it'll look like a bought one too.


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    Find your branch.
    It can be any size you wish or it can be some Christmas tree figure you want as your "tree".
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    Wrap your lights around your tree and use the scotch tape to hold them down and be sure that no wires are sticking out.
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    Cover the tree with the tin foil.
    Make sure not to cover the actual lights, but covering the wires is a good idea. The tin foil creates a nice frosty look and image.
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    Place the tree in a pot for a more "authentic" Christmas tree look.

Things You'll Need

  • Large branch
  • Scotch tape
  • Tin foil
  • Christmas tree lights
  • Other decorations
  • Large flower pot

Sources and Citations

  • VideoJug - Original source of information, shared with permission

Article Info

Categories: Christmas Trees