For the last 4 or 5 years, we’ve had some kind of small tree in addition to our real Christmas tree. I usually tend to pick something a little more ‘Charlie Brown’ style; last year’s was a simple
I’m keeping this year’s small tree simple by wrapping the bottom in kraft paper (it’s a paper bag – so easy!), tied with black twine, and decorated with some very simple-to-make wooden ornaments. Watch the video below to see the making of the ‘tree skirt’ and ornaments – I’ve included written out steps below as well for those that prefer that – and be sure to follow along on the
Kraft Paper Wrapped Tree: rip the top half off a brown paper bag. Crinkle paper bag slightly (to give it a more weathered, rustic look), place tree in bag and tie with black twine.
– wooden beads (I used
– jute twine
Directions: Cut off small strand of twine and string through bead. Knot ends and trim off excess twine.
What do you do for a Christmas tree? Real or faux? Big or small? Or some of both??