30+ DIY Alternative Christmas Trees

Christmas trees are staples of the holiday season.  They can be beautiful, unique and the beginning of many holiday traditions.  But they can also take up a lot of space, be costly and sometimes just don’t fit your personal style.  If you’re looking for a tree that takes up less room (or NO room!), you want to add another tree to your Christmas collection, or you’re just trying to find a more non-traditional tree option that suits your personal taste, there are a lot of great alternative Christmas trees out there!  We’ve got a list of our favorite ideas, and every one is a unique DIY.

Get a new look for a Christmas tree this year with one of these fun and funky 30+ DIY Alternative Christmas Trees featured on Remodelaholic.com

30+ DIY Alternative Christmas Trees

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Christmas Gown Tree // The Dusty Victorian

This amazing creation is made with a chicken wire frame and many many evergreen branches.

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Charlie Brown Tree // Crafts Unleashed

Give a nod to a Christmas classic with this lonely little imperfectly adorable tree.

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Driftwood Tree // Sustain My Craft Habit

A tree made entirely of driftwood is perfect for those near a beach.

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Hanging Branch Tree // Lalolblog

These branches were tied into a tree shape and decorated in a simple, chic fashion.

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Minimalist Twig Tree // Idyll & Him

This quirky little twig tree has minimalist vibe with it’s natural wood tones.  The simplicity is lovely.

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Twig Wall Tree // The Art of Doing Stuff

Here’s a cute twig tree variation that takes up no room.  The twigs are impermanently stuck right to the wall!


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Willow Branch Tree // Running With Scissors

With a few branches, paint and simple ornaments you can create a tree display of any size you’d like – just cut the branches to suit your vision.


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Stepladder Tree // Funky Junk Interiors

A stepladder provides the base for this awesome, funky tree.

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Toolbox and Crate Tree // Finding Home Farms

Stacked toolboxes and crates work together to make a fun variation on the Christmas tree.

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Redmon Picnic Basket Tree // House of Hawthornes

Placing picnic baskets together, biggest to smallest, gives a Christmas tree shape.  Wrap it in a Christmas colored ribbon for even more punch!

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Stacked Vintage Books Tree // Thought From Alice

This stacked book tree is beautiful, and placing it in the faux mantel gives it an extra appeal.

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Chandelier Tree // The House That Lars Built

With large wood slices as a base, chandeliers are stacked together and adorned with evergreen and simple ornaments.

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Painted Pallet Tree (With Ornaments) // A Little Craft In Your Day

Cutting a triangle from a pallet is all it takes to make this fun tree.  Glue on some ornaments for more decor!

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Angled Pallet Wood Tree // Her Tool Belt

Or, use that pallet wood to make this tree with angled branches.

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Rustic Pallet Tree in Triangles // My Repurposed Life

You could also cut and piece pallet wood closely together to get the look of this tree.

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