Christmas trees are an integral part of Xmas celebrations. A craft supply as simple as paper can be used to make them in various sizes and shapes. You can use the traditional green, red and brown colors of paper for constructing them or just leave them plain white.
The cone for this Christmas tree is made of cardstock. They are later covered by fringes of tissue paper or crepe paper. It would look dainty as a centerpiece.
This project involves rolling up green construction paper and sticking them to a cardboard wrapping paper tube. The ombre effect can be achieved by using different shades of green.
This one is made from construction paper and neatly covered in lace for a classy look. It gives the effect of a snow-covered tree.
A paper plate is painted green, curved into a conical shape, a pipe cleaner star inserted at its top and decorated beautifully for this fun Christmas tree.
This tutorial comes with printables for you to cut out the Christmas tree form. The templates have a dotted line in the centers that act as guides for folding and gluing up the tree.
The bases of these large Christmas trees are made of giant, thick pieces of cardboard. You need to cut them into triangles and make them into a cone shape. The colorful leaves are cut from cardstock and glued in an overlapping manner on the base.
Paper towel tubes when cut into 1-inch ring shapes give the effect of a chain form of Christmas tree. After the rings have been glued together, they can be painted green and decorated with sequins, pom poms, etc.
The supplies for this project include scrap paper in a size that you want your tree to be, colored card of the same size, scissors, pencil and ruler.
For this project, you need to fold a construction paper in half, trace the template and cut out along the lines. Just open up the structure and you have a fine flat Christmas tree that you can stick to a wall, door or a greetings card.
A paper snowflake pattern has been used in creating these lovely white trees. You can freely download and print out the snowflake template given in the above-linked tutorial.
Toilet paper tubes can be stacked in rows, decreasing in number towards the top to make a lovely Christmas tree. It also provides an excellent way to reduce, reuse and recycle.
There are many among us who like to stock up wrapping paper received as gift coverings. They don’t want to throw the beautiful patterned paper away. You would be glad to know that they can be reused by way of making Christmas trees.
You can also glue a few paper cups, one on top of the other with their bases facing up, paint and decorate them with ornaments for a chirpy Christmas tree.
As is evident from the above tutorials, you can use a variety of paper such as toilet paper rolls, construction, scrapbook and craft paper for them. Even if you have plain paper at your disposal, you can make them lively by painting them in the colors of the season.
Published on September 26th 2018 by Peyton Derrida