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Easy Fabric Christmas Trees

Every Christmas the decorating spreads to another room in my house. This year I am thinking about a small tree in the bedroom, just a little one with a few lights. While thinking about that tree I came up with some quick and easy trees for my craft room.
I started with fabric scraps in my favorite colors and a 10 inch $1.00 foam tree.
After ironing the fabrics, I started to wrap it around the tree, securing it with a pin.
Wrapping it until it was completely covered and then securing the back with pins.
Next I trimmed the bottom straight across.
Then I secured the bottom with a pin.
Now the pin was also used to balance the tree on a spool.
No Sewing or glueing needed as my scraps can be used for another project it I want to.

The perfect trees for my Craft Room
Simple and easy.
Festive and match my decor. 

And the fabric can be reused!
I love them..
Now just three more trees to decorate!


  1. These are fabu! Featuring them as part of my link party wrap up tomorrow.

  2. Brilliant idea! I love that they can easily be taken apart at the end of the season and the fabric used for your next project.

    Thanks so much for linking up!
    <3 Christina

  3. These are so cool. What a great project. May need to use this with my grandsons.

    ps I came over from The Answer is Chocolate.

  4. What a fun project and decoration, Janet!! I would love for you to link this post to my weekly Tasty Thursdays linky party going on right now. Thanks, Nichi


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