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Evergreen Glittery Christmas Tree

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The beautiful pine tree is very symbolic of holiday joy, so it only makes sense to bring a Christmas craft idea to life that honors this special tree. This Evergreen Glittery Christmas Tree puts a new twist on the traditional pine tree by giving it a bit of sparkle. Bring some holiday spirit into your home with this pretty little tree. This easy Christmas craft might just inspire you to make a whole forest of wintery wonder. Create an Evergreen Glittery Christmas Tree for some instant Christmas spirit.

Evergreen Glittery Christmas Tree
Evergreen Glittery Christmas Tree
This image courtesy of plaidonline.com

Primary Technique: Paper Crafts

Occasion/Theme: Winter

Intermediate

Materials:

  • Mod Podge ® Glitter - Hologram Silver, 8 oz.
  • 8" cone shape
  • 4 pieces of coordinating 12”x12” scrapbook paper in cool colors: blue; purple; pink
  • 1 glass candle holder
  • 4 pieces of silver chenille stems
  • 2 feet purple iridescent ribbon
  • 1 small piece of cardboard (to cover bottom of cone)
  • Pinking shears
  • Hot glue gun
  • Pencil

Instructions:

  1. Use bottom of cone form to trace a circle onto cardboard; cut out and set aside.
     
  2. Cut scrapbook papers into 2 inch strips with pinking shears.
     
  3. Fold strips, making ¼ inch pleats every ½ inch to make a ruffle.
     
  4. Draw a spiral around cone form as a guide line and use hot glue to glue the strips around the cone form as shown making sure to keep top center hole open.
     
  5. Glue on cardboard circle to cover bottom opening of tree.
     
  6. Glue the tree onto the glass candle holder as a stand.
     
  7. Give the tree a heavy coat of Mod Podge. Allow to dry.
     
  8. Glue 1 chenille stem around rim of tree base as shown.
     
  9. Bend the remaining 3 chenille stems in half then curl ends. Glue in place into the top center hole of tree.
     
  10. Tie ribbons around base and on top around chenille stems.

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