Inside: Easy tutorial to make this tall Garland Tree to add to your modern Christmas decor for about 15 dollars.
If you’re anything like me, you have a limited budget when it comes to Christmas decorations. I could do some serious credit card damage in places like Target this time of year, but I somehow keep myself under control.
But I recently saw a white Christmas tree that I couldn’t get out of my head. The problem was that it was way too small. I needed something with more impact! I ended up with this really easy and inexpensive DIY garland Christmas tree (which may have caught your eye in my Winter Wonderland Living Room that I shared during my Christmas Home Tour). So today, I’m going to show you how I made it!
All you need for this project is a a wire tomato cage (I found one for a few bucks at my local hardware store in the gardening section), some fluffy tinsel garland (I used 3 strings), string, and a topper.
First turn your tomato cage upside down and tie the wires together with string to create the shape of a Christmas tree.
Then tie the end of your garland to the top of the tree with string. Start wrapping it around the tomato cage, leaving about 3 inch spaces, and tying it to the wire every so often to secure it. (Leave some space so you don’t have to buy as much garland, but it’s close enough that the wire doesn’t show when the tinsel is fluffed. )
For the topper I used this sparkly ornament from Walmart and stuck it on the top by hooking it into the wire cage.
And that was it! It took about 10 minutes and cost about 15 bucks. It’s the perfect statement piece for my room. You can see all of the room and the family room, which I did in traditional red and green Christmas colors in my Christmas Home Tour post.
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