75 Brilliantly unique DIY Christmas trees that anyone can make

Christmas trees are the hallmark of Christmas time. Through the years you’ve probably have had plenty of “traditional” trees. Turns out you can get really crafty with them.

Bored with your same old Christmas tree? Wondering where to start? Well, we’ve got you covered with 75 brilliant and amazing creative examples of how to spice up your festive season.

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Have some doilies lying around your Grandma’s house? Now you can repurpose them into many little Christmas trees easy. Who would’ve thought doilies were outdated?

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2. Floating Christmas Tree

Got a bunch of ornaments, but no tree? We’ve got you covered. Hang all your ornaments with a string and create this invisible tree!

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You definitely already have some wrapping paper lying around after all the present wrapping this season. This tree is a nice little addition to the house. Who says you need to use your wrapping paper for presents?

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We all know healthcare workers are essential. Celebrate our heroes by creating an easy PPE tree! This tree is super easy, you really only need air.

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5. Bookworm Christmas Tree

Turns out all you really need for a tree is a bunch of books! Hopefully, if you’re a bookworm, this will be a simple task. Just make sure you have enough green ones.

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We love a good play on words. If you’re a science teacher or just have a love for science, spice up your environment with an educational and funny tree! Don’t forget to wear your safety glasses!

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Not enough room for a tree in your small apartment? You can always draw your own tree. Hopefully, you’re good at drawing and have a blackboard, of course.

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8. Christmas Tree Made With Branches

Who said a Christmas tree had to be a whole tree? You can locally source your branches from outside and throw your ornaments on them. Sounds pretty easy and fun to me.

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When in doubt, put lights on your dinosaur! Hopefully, you have a big dinosaur in your house. Make sure they have a super fancy green hat too.

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10. Another stacked book Christmas Tree

Another stacked book tree. Just this one is a little bigger. If you can’t find that many green books, you can just use whatever you have lying around.

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The most comfortable type of Christmas tree. Need a nap? Your tree has you covered.

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12. Minimalistic Branch Christmas Tree

This one is like the other branch tree. Although this one creates a more minimalistic look and feel. It’s never been so easy to make a Christmas tree without the tree.

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13. Bacterial Christmas Tree

What a creative and festive petri-dish. Stay 6 feet away from this one. Put on your mask and wash your hands!

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Can’t afford a tree this year? Easy all you have to do is shape lights into a tree. Maybe you already have some string lights hanging in your room.

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This tree is totally yesterday’s news. Although this would be super easy to make. You never have enough newspaper!

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Well, technically, this is actually a tree. I mean, it started out as a tree and now it’s come full circle. Hopefully, you have enough colored pencils laying around.

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17. The Movie Lover Christmas Tree

Thank god for our streaming era. Now you have a purpose for all those old DVDs. Want to watch one of the movies in your tree? No need to worry, It’s probably on Netflix.

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Have a Jewish and Christian household? No need to fear. You can have the best of both worlds with this Menorah-tree.

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19. Another “Chemistree”

Just like our last “Chemistree”, but a little more themed. Perfect for our mad scientists. Who said compounds and Christmas couldn’t go together?

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20. Repurposed Paper Tree

This paper used to be a tree, too. Have an old book that’s falling apart? Bring it back to its natural state by making it into your Christmas tree this season.

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21. 2D Cat-Friendly Christmas Tree

All cat owners know how much they love to mess with the tree. We’ve got the problem solved. All you have to do is create a 2D tree, can’t topple over anymore!

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Really good at origami? You can make your own tree! Although this one seems to take a little practice.

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Left over Halloween candy from this year? Make into your tree! Hopefully, you don’t eat it all before Christmas day.

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24. Wooden Board Christmas Tree

If you’re “board” the same old Christmas tree, you can just make your own. You can also stack your presents on the tree. Don’t forget you can use different shades of wood to add dimension.

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Love winter and the holiday season? You can make a tree that has it all. If you’ve never experienced a white Christmas, now you can from the comfort of your own home.

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26. Marvel Christmas tree

Well, this character is actually a tree. You might as well decorate him for Christmas. I am Groot.

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27. Upside Down Christmas Tree

Maybe if you drink enough eggnog, this tree will go right-side up. If it’s not there yet, you probably need to keep drinking. Or you could just turn your head.

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28. Minecraft Christmas Tree

Are you a lover of Minecraft? You can show if off by creating your own Minecraft themed tree. Merry Blockmas!

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29. Tissue Paper Christmas Tree

This tree is ideal for small spaces. You can have the Christmas feel easily and all you need is tissue paper. Just try not to rip it.

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30. Carpenters Christmas Tree

Do you know a carpenter or are one yourself? You can create the perfect base. Just add some lights to it and you have your very own constructed tree.

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31. Circuit Board Christmas Tree

This is every techies dream. Technology has done many things for us. Now it can also be our tree.

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32. Take Note Christmas Tree

Post-it’s are always lying around the house. Now you can make your tree into a creative activity for your children. Hopefully, you have some green ones.

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33. Driftwood Christmas Tree

Another easily sourced tree. All you need is to go driftwood hunting and some white paint! Although a longer project, this tree is beautiful and will really pay off.

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34. King Kong Christmas Tree

Already have a tree, but want to spice it up? Replace that angel with a rendition to a classic. Hopefully, you include Santa in the plane too.

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Got any old magic cards lying around? You can create the most magical kind of tree yet. Make sure they are tree cards though!

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36. Drunken Christmas Tree

It must’ve taken a lot of drunken nights to create this tree. People will do anything for their art. Hopefully, you have friends to help you drink.

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37. Retro Gaming Christmas Tree

For our video game lovers! Want to live your life in 8-Bit? Create this beautiful rendition to impress all your friends and family.

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38. Knick Knack Christmas Tree

Got a bunch of knick-knacks lying around the house? All you need is to collect them all and put them into a Christmas tree shape. Decorating the tree has never been so easy.

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39. Reuse and Recycle Christmas Tree

This one might be too difficult to create at home. Although if you want to try it, just make sure you don’t knock it over. That would be a lot of glass to clean up.

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40. Portal Christmas Tree

Enter different dimensions with this portal tree. I don’t think you’ll be able to jump through it yourself, though. It must only work for Christmas trees.

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41. The Angel Christmas Tree

We love a good play on words. Replace the traditional angel and use Angel from Dexter instead. Although, I don’t think the show is very merry.

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42. Cartoon Simulation Christmas Tree

Jump into an alternative universe with this tree. Finally, an option to make cartoons come alive! Hope it doesn’t sprout two legs and starts walking.

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43. Egg Carton Christmas Tree

Green eggs and ham! One mans trash is another mans treasure. Save up your egg cartons and coffee creamers this holiday season.

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44. Car man’s Christmas Tree

Are you a big car guy? Well, we got the tree for you. This one might be too big for the house. Maybe it’s best to keep it on the front lawn.

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45. Helping Hands Christmas Tree

Another tree to involve the entire family. Who knew there were so many kid-friendly Christmas trees? This takes handy to a whole other level.

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46. Right-side Up Christmas Tree

Yet another upside down Christmas tree. Or is it right-side up? This one is made from wire. Weird, but I guess it works.

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47. A Minimalists Christmas Tree

A minimalists Christmas dream. This is for the people who don’t like a big showy Christmas. This could use some lights, though.

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48. Wine Not? Christmas Tree

Big wine drinkers in the house? “Wine” not make a tree out of the corks. Save all your corks and maybe next year you can make it even bigger.

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49. Organized Christmas Tree

Love playing tetris? Bring it into real life this holiday season. Hopefully, you have enough green and white stuff for it.

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50. Mountain Dew Christmas Tree

Yes, your eyes aren’t deceiving you this is all made from Mountain Dew. All you need is 400 cans and a deep love for soda. Don’t forget about the 2 liter bottle on top.

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51. Ribbon Christmas Tree

We’ve seen this before. Taking stuff you used to wrap presents and making it into a tree. This time its ribbon.

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This one is a magical masterpiece. Hopefully, you’re a glassblower. If so, this is easy.

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53. Charlie Brown Christmas Tree

An adult version of a Charlie Brown Christmas. This one is super easy to make. All you need is some twigs from the park and some puff balls!

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54. Godzilla Christmas Tree

Another creative rendition tree. Who knew Godzilla could be so festive? This one might to be hard to have at home though.

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This is how they do Christmas in Madrid. Although, a little more difficult to create at home. I’m sure the people in Spain loved it.

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56. Festive Rake Christmas Tree

Looking for something that’s shaped like a tree? All you need is a rake as your base. I mean, there’s a first time for everything right?

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57. Pizza Lover Christmas Tree

You’d have to hoard a lot of pizza boxes to make this one happen. I’d definitely get tired of Dominos after making this. Hopefully, you love pizza.

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58. LED Spinning Christmas Tree

Now this is a tree from the future. This LED light tree is extremely visually pleasing. Now we are finally living in the 20th century.

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Who thought it was a good idea to weld a bunch of metal into a Christmas tree? I mean, it’s genius. I’d keep this one outside though.

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60. Another Pacman Christmas Tree

One Pacman tree to rule them all. This was also seen in Madrid. They must do Christmas really well out there.

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61. Fully Loaded Christmas Tree

Show off your right to keep and bear arms. I mean, what’s Christmas without guns, right? I guess, if you’re in the USA.

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62. Hanger Christmas Tree

This could even pass as fine art. They even used green hangers. Now this is Christmas on a budget.

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63. University Library Christmas Tree

Well, this tree was in a library, so it was easy to get that many books. The globe is also a really nice touch. Let’s just hope someone doesn’t want any of those.

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64. A Bookstore Christmas Tree

Hopefully, no books were harmed in the making of this tree. Again, this was in a bookstore, so I guess they had plenty to spare.

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65. College Kids Christmas Tree

The perfect Christmas tree for a frat house. All you need is to stack some solo cups. Now this is Christmas on the college kid budget.

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66. Binary Christmas Tree

Apparently, these numbers spell Christmas Tree in binary. Now this one is really creative. Not sure about the yams under the tree though.

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67. Recycled Bike Christmas Tree

Bicycles shouldn’t work as a Christmas tree, but now it does. Like many other examples, this one might be better on the front lawn. It will probably take a lot of work, though.

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68. Fine Art Christmas Tree

Who said Christmas tress couldn’t be fine art? This one was on display in an art museum. Turn your tree into an artistic masterpiece.

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69. Photographers Christmas Tree

Lazy or just really creative? All you need for this tree is a tripod. If you’re into photography or film, this is probably up your alley.

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70. Succulent Christmas Tree

Crazy plant lover? This is the tree for you. All you need is a bunch of succulents.

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71. Extra Extra Tall Christmas Tree

Bring home a tree that’s too tall? No problem. It’s not the tree that’s too big, it’s just the roof that’s too small.

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72. Water Bottle Christmas Tree

Do you work in an office? You can easily make a sustainable tree. Just collect water bottles from the recycling bin over the year.

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73. Encyclopedia Christmas Tree To Rule Over All The Book Trees

Now this is one wise tree. Finally, there’s one giant book tree to rule them all. I don’t know where you would get that many encyclopedias, though.

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74. Hubcap Christmas Tree

Another tree for the carman. You could pair your tire tree nicely with a hubcap one. I’d put this one outside too, though.

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75. Healthy Christmas Tree

On a health kick this year? We’ve got the perfect tree for you. All you need is a quick trip to your nearest grocery store.

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Turns out anything could be turned into a Christmas tree. You just have to think outside the box. It could even be something as simple as the rake in your garage.

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