We searched the vast terrain of the world wide web to bring you eight of the best novelty DIY Christmas trees.
Everything on this list is affordable and can be made using items found around the house.
1. The Ladder Tree
Turn a ladder into a Christmas tree.
Grab an old ladder out of the garage, stand it in your living room and hang lights and baubles off it.
You can even paint it if the mood strikes.
2. The Egg Carton Tree
A fun and easy way to create a Christmas tree is with painted egg cartons.
This is a great project for the kids!
3. The Gift Wrap Tree
Here’s an unconventional way to recycle Christmas-themed wrapping paper.
Stick leftover rolls together to create a Christmas tree.
4. The Pallet Tree
Use your DIY skills to create a Christmas tree made of pallets.
Make it as simple or intricate as you like, either way guests are bound to be impressed.
5. The Branch Tree
Create a gorgeous Christmas tree using sticks and branches.
Use stray branches or sticks from your garden, or source some from around the neighbourhood.
6. The Book Tree
Utilise unused books sitting around your home by turning them into a Christmas tree.
They could be your favourite novels, or something you’ve never read.
If done correctly, books should not be too damaged.
If you like this idea but the notion of defacing your own books makes you squeamish, buy a cheap batch from a thrift store.
7. The Newspaper Tree
Here’s a handy way to recycle yesterday’s newspaper. Roll the pages to create a beautiful, eye-catching decoration.
8. The Bottle Tree
Collect empty glass bottles and use them to create this fantastic tree!
We do not recommend this project if you have pets or kids.