Disclaimer | This article may contain affiliate links, this means that at no cost to you, we may receive a small commission for qualifying purchases.
The holiday season has come and many of you may have already started decorating your homes with lights, have thought of special gifts for your loved ones and even put up the tree. And even though the classical Christmas tree is a tradition we can’t distance ourselves from, all the cut trees make us think of alternatives for it.Thus we have gathered some unconventional, some very delicious Christmas trees alternatives that we hope will inspire you this year. These options are suitable for those of you who do not really shave the space for a big tree and still want to have that cheery spirit inside their homes. Some ideas you will find below also include recycling materials, which we love or re-purposing everyday objects and common stuff like book and creating extraordinary creative decorations. Which ever way you choose to go, we will love to hear your comments and opinions int he comment section below.Enjoy our 40 Creative and Inspiring Ideas For a DIY Non-Traditional Christmas Tree .
1. Knick-Knack Wall Tree: Place your favorite photos, art, trinkets on the wall in a tree shape you have drawn with a pencil . You can even try and sort your decorations by colors and create an hombre effect.
2. Wall Decal Tree: Polka dots are always fun and this project is easy to make even by your little ones. You can find circular wall decals on places like Blik or Etsy.
3. Kid Friendly Velcro and Felt Tree: Velcro is another good option, especially if you have little one running around the house moving and touching tings constantly. And its also cheap.
4. Washi Tape Tree: Washi tape is a great alternative for a wall tree. It comes in all sots of colors and patterns so you can definitely go wild.
5. Colored Tape Wall Tree: For a more serious appeal, treat each branch with a distinctive unique color.
8. Chalkboard Tree: Chalkboard paint have proved its qualities but this project may require some artistic sense.
7. Ornament Only Tree: If you are set on not buying an actual tree this year, try and decorate, well, your wall with those last year ornaments you have hidden in the closet.
11. Steve Jobs Book Tree: You don’t really have to pay an homage to Steve but lets face it, it is fun.
12. Book Page Tree: This is for those pages that are damaged and you will late recycle, yes? Don’t ruin some heritage book.
13. Encylopedia Tree: Are you an encyclopedia addict? Try stashing them on top of each other.
14. Hardback Tree: Add some depth with colorful lights for a more genuine look.
9. Encyclopedia Tree: For those organized freaks out there.
10. Open Book Tree: Like “an open book’, this tree is quite unconventional.
RE-PURPOSED MATERIAL TREES
15. Burlap Mini Tree: Perfect for any centerpiece. Easy and quite cheap to make.
16. Tree of Sticks: Stick your sticks together and keep it away from your dog.
18. Reclaimed Pallet Tree: Find some old pallets, stat and pain them in pastel colors for a vintage look.
19. Ladder Tree: Decorate a ladder tree if you feel wild this year.
20. Traffic Light Tree: Designed by Pierre Vivant and located in London, UK, “Traffic Light Tree” has 75 sets of traffic lights. It was designed to mimic a tree structure and to reflect the energy of the developing Canary Wharf area.
21. Strawberry Christmas Tree Brownie Bites: The strawberry is placed on top of the brownie and then covered with green frosting for a natural appeal.
22. Green Tea Cupcake Trees: “Green Tree Cupcakes” with tiny sweet pearls.
23. Green Tea Cookie Trees: Take a different approach on the Christmas cookie.
24. Sushi Trees: Perfect for a holiday party.
25. Fruit Tree: A fruit Christmas tree is a good choice to make your little ones to eat their daily share of vitamins.
26. Cheerio Trees: Rice krispy treats can be an option but it does not look very appealing.
27. Vegetable Crudite Tree: Way healthier than a chocolate iPhone, the vegetable plate tree is a good display for a dinner party.
28. Candy Cane Tree: The green peppermints as ornaments give this tree a fresh look.
29. White Chocolate Truffle Tree: Gorgeous and difficult to make it last very long. It look very delicious.
30. Cheese Tree: Another creative way to serve up appetizers at a holiday party.
31. Purple Ribbon and Sequin Tree: Elegant and simple to make. Just acquire a glue pistol and use that old ribbon from last year.
32. Christmas Wreath Tree: Red and white wrath as a door Christmas tree.
33. Felt Ribbon Tree: This is a good option for your little on’s room.
34. Tulle Ribbon Tree: For the ballerinas in you or the ones who are about to wed soon.
35. Black and White Ribbon Tree: For the rational side of you, if you enjoy spending more time to get the ornament done.
36. Pac-Man Tree: O-M-G. How fun is this?
37. GE Lighting LED Tree: The world’s first ever OLED Christmas tree.
39. RAM Tree: Turn all of your memory sticks and circuit boards into a tabletop display. So incredibly geeky.
40. Giant Lego Tree: You can make everything from Lego so why not Christmas ornaments?