Here’s another variation of the DIY alternative book Christmas tree! Media Tinker has cleverly arranged open books to resemble a traditional pine tree shape – Awesome!
Grab some colorful and decorative tape, as well as a large canvas, and within just an hour you could have this fancy Christmas tree alternative. Minted will show you how it’s done!
This DIY project from Mommy Is Coo Coo features craft at its best. Creating a wooden backdrop? Painting a chevron pattern? Arranging baubles to represent a tree? Tick, tick, tick!
Not only does this DIY string Christmas tree look amazing on a blank white wall, but it also doubles as a card holder to bring in some extra festive spirit to your household! My Poppet has the full tutorial to help you recreate it.
Now this is amazing! Nicety has actually arranged these trinkets into the shape of a Christmas tree and the result could not be more fantastic. We dare you to give this a try!
Not Martha has come up with the fantastic idea of creating a chandelier of green baubles to represent a Christmas tree. This is one inspiring idea you won’t want to miss!
A large advent calendar that doubles as a Christmas tree – does it get any better than this? Oh Happy Day has this fun and festive tutorial.
If buying a real tree isn’t exactly your thing, then you’ll love this DIY tutorial from One Little Project which still features a fairly traditional design. Everyone has metal hangers at home, so it’s affordable to make too!
One Project Closer has recreated one of her favorite alternative Christmas tree designs for a fraction of the cost that large retailers are selling them for. This simple yet stunning project uses plastic spoons which have been sprayed with metallic paint.
Turn those old wooden rulers into something fantastic this festive season! Organized Clutter has created an alternative tree design which is perfect for hanging on your front door to greet guests. You can also recreate this on a larger scale and hang it on your wall for instant wow-factor!
There’s a few incredible things about this DIY felt Christmas tree from Pepper Design Blog. Firstly, it’s kid-friendly. Secondly, it’s easy to assemble and store away once Christmas is over. And finally, it’s a whole lot of fun to make!
Jazz-up your alternative and rustic tree design by sitting cute critters on each piece of wood. Pom le Bon Homme has used deer, squirrels, foxes, and a bear – Too cute!
Poppy Talk’s DIY alternative to a Christmas tree was to simply create a stunning poster of a tree and hang it on her wall. This is a genius and unique way to celebrate all things merry!
Creating a Christmas tree made entirely from paper isn’t an easy feat, but Pop Sugar will show you how it’s done! This is fantastic inspiration for those looking to create a masterpiece this year.
Did you know that you can create a simple hanging Christmas tree using pieces of felt? This colorful design from Purl Soho can also be made on a larger scale for that one-of-a-kind living room setting!
Using a simple triangular frame, some wire and decorative ornaments, Remodelaholic has created this brilliant alternative Christmas tree! Depending on how much wood you have, you could make your tree as big as you want!
This wooden Christmas tree design also doubles as an advent calendar in the lead-up to Christmas. Kids are going to love this fun and interactive design, so be sure to check out Shanty 2 Chic to see how it’s done!
Here’s another simple yet modern Christmas tree design using paper, this time from Shift Ctrl Art. When it comes to creating alternative versions of the traditional tree, the options are endless!
This wintery Christmas tree design from Studio DIY uses a simple slotting method which even beginner crafters can master within minutes! The best part is that you can decorate it in any way you see fit!
For the funkier of households, here’s a DIY disco ball tree from the talented Studio DIY! This set-up is sure to get your guests’ attention.
If you’re after a really simple Christmas tree tutorial, then look no further than this idea by Style Files. It uses a felt ball garland and arranges it into the shape of a pine tree – Clever indeed!
Perhaps you want your Christmas tree to be so alternative that it doesn’t even mimic the traditional pine tree shape – then this tutorial from Sugar and Cloth is for you! Cacti are all the rage now anyway (and those pom poms are super cute!)
Here’s another fun, colorful and festive way to celebrate Christmas this year – with a party tree just like this from Sugar and Cloth! Everything on this tree works together brilliantly – what a true work of art!
A few simple twigs can go a really long way with this tutorial from The Art of Doing Stuff! Arranged into a tree shape on your wall, complete with decorations, and you’ve got yourself one unique Christmas tree!
It probably comes as no surprise that blogger Thirsty For Tea created alternative Christmas trees using packets of tea – Delicious! You too can create this quirky and cool idea for your own home.
This pallet wood Christmas tree has a very rustic cabin vibe to it – perfect for the woodland inspired Christmas! Thistlewood Farms will show you how it’s done!
Here’s another great tutorial which shows you how to transform a tomato cage into a pretty realistic looking faux Christmas tree! Two Twenty One makes it look both simple and fun.
How’s this for alternative? A Christmas tree made from succulents! Urban Dirt has an informative video tutorial to help you recreate this clever idea.
Burlap and beads can create a wonderful and elegant Christmas tree, as Vintage News Junkie shows us in this tutorial. These would even serve as fantastic gift ideas for loved ones!
Why not create a geometric and colorful alternative tree poster this year? It won’t drop needles everywhere, nor will it take up room in an already small space. We Are Scout is here to show you how!
Who would’ve thought there could be so many DIY alternative Christmas tree options? Which ones were your favorites? We’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Christmas is my favorite holiday, and I love decorating trees! I always have more than one in my home because I have so many different and unique ornaments that I want to put up, and I’m always collecting more! I love your idea for the book stack tree. That would be fun to do with all our Christmas books and work our way down the tree reading them. Thanks for the inspiration!