11 Easy DIY Christmas Tree Stands And Covers

A tree stand is a must for every Christmas tree – it should be somehow stable and you may also cover an ugly tree base, which happens sometimes. I’ve prepared a whole bunch of DIY ideas to realize, and here you’ll find a lot of tutorials from box-like covers to mobile stands, let’s start.

Rustic Stands And Covers

If you want a natural or rustic Christmas tree stand, here’s a cool idea! This is a tree stand made of a tree stump, a real one! Just take a stump, a tree, a drill and make a proper hole in the stump to insert your tree. Very simple and very easy, DIY it fast!

DIY tree stump Christmas tree stand (via www.shelterness.com)

DIY tree stump Christmas tree stand (via www.shelterness.com)

Using a metal pail and clothesline hooks, make this farmhouse style Christmas tree stand complete with a plastic reservoir for watering. Perfect for smaller spaces, a cozy nook or porch decoration, the base of this stand is weighted with marble garden rocks for support and the galvanized pail provides an incredibly charming and rustic seasonal feel.

DIY galvanized bucket Christmas tree stand (via www.ehow.com)

DIY galvanized bucket Christmas tree stand (via www.ehow.com)

Geometry is a hot trend, and rustic decor never goes out of style, so why not mix up these two in one? This geometric tree stand is made from just one 1×6 board and can be adjusted to any height by changing only one number on the cut list below. And depending on how the piece is finished, this little gem can easily double as a planter in the off-season. So cool!

DIY geometric wooden Christmas tree stand (via build-basic.com)

DIY geometric wooden Christmas tree stand (via build-basic.com)

If you need a rustic-themed tree stand but don’t want to go traditional with wood or tree stumps, try tires. How to make a tire rustic-like? Add jute! This tire tree stand is pretty simple and inexpensive to make, and if you would like to make one of your own, you won’t need much skill or supplies, it’s cool and easy to make.

DIY Christmas tree stand of a jute wrapped tire (via www.ellaclaireinspired.com)

DIY Christmas tree stand of a jute wrapped tire (via www.ellaclaireinspired.com)

This piece is truly rustic because what can be more rustic than a galvanized bucket? This tree cover is inspired by a galvanized tree collar by Crate and Barrel, and it’s made of a usual galvanized steel tub, which makes its price much lower. Your galvanized tub Christmas tree collar will have a little bit of stretch. But just to make your life easier, place it over your Christmas tree base before you put the tree in, that’s important.

DIY Christmas tree stand of a galvanized tub (via aehomestylelife.com)

DIY Christmas tree stand of a galvanized tub (via aehomestylelife.com)

Tree skirts look very buttoned up and neat but if you have a tall tree, it needs a substantial base to keep it upright, so think of designing basket stand using an abaca woven storage bin and a standard issue metal tree stand. In just a few steps, you will have a sturdy, understated base to surround with pretty packages! Read the tutorial to make it.

DIY Christmas basket tree stand  (via www.make-haus.com)

DIY Christmas basket tree stand (via www.make-haus.com)

Here’s another galvanized metal idea for a Christmas tree stand! Two small galvanized buckets were turned into stands for the mini trees. It was really easy to do, if you are interested in creating your own mini tree stands at home. Adding plaid ribbon makes the tree much more Christmassy and cute, though if you don’t like it, just skip tis step.

DIY galvanized bucket mini tree stand with plaid ribbon (via madincrafts.com)

DIY galvanized bucket mini tree stand with plaid ribbon (via madincrafts.com)

This tutorial will tell you how to make your faux Christmas tree look absolutely real! This stand includes a pot with soil and a pot with jute rope glued to it. Thanks to such a combo, the tree looks very real, as if it’s just planted into a pot and the planter with jute attached adds a rustic touch to the space. The project isn’t difficult, it won’t take much time. Make your tree super natural!

DIY Christmas tree stand of two planters, soil and jute (via sweetsomethingdesign.blogspot.com)

DIY Christmas tree stand of two planters, soil and jute (via sweetsomethingdesign.blogspot.com)

Moving or turning a Christmas tree to show off its best angle or to simply reposition it is not an easy task. Trying to move a tree can not only be dangerous but it can also scrape and damage your floors. The DIY mobile Christmas tree stand won’t damage my newly refinished hardwood floors and rolls easily. Make this DIY mobile Christmas tree stand in less than 10 minutes! With this mobile Christmas tree stand you can twist, slide, and reposition your tree with ease! It features a rustic look as it’s made of wood, you may change it staining it in various ways and painting it.

DIY mobile tree stand of wood and on casters (via www.sandandsisal.com)

DIY mobile tree stand of wood and on casters (via www.sandandsisal.com)

Other Ideas

This photo frame & mirror Christmas tree stand cover will totally change your tree look, it’s amazing! There is no right or wrong choice as to what frames you use to assemble your frame cover. You can create many different looks and styles by the frames you choose. It looks hard to make, but if you can put a photo in a frame and use a staple gun – you can have this Christmas tree cover completed in no time. What makes the cover truly magical is that the mirrors catch and double the light as well as the amount of presents under the tree.

DIY geometric photo frame and mirror Christmas tree stand  (via inmyownstyle.com)

DIY geometric photo frame and mirror Christmas tree stand (via inmyownstyle.com)

Who could think that an old dusty tire can become a cool Christmas tree stand? This tire just needs a good spray down and a good spray paint! Read the tutorial to make it for your tree and choose a proper color for your decor. Enjoy!

DIY recycled spray painted tire Christmas tree stand (via lollyjane.com)

DIY recycled spray painted tire Christmas tree stand (via lollyjane.com)

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