Make Your Own Mini Christmas Tree

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Mini Christmas trees are the perfect decor for celebrating the holidays. With a few simple steps you can have a decoration to last forever. You can add your own personal touches to this by making your own ornaments and decorations. This makes a perfect centerpiece for your table during the Christmas season


  • Cone-shaped Styrofoam piece
  • A package of metallic twisty paper
  • A wooden grape-vine wreath
  • Mini Christmas ornaments
  • Glass stones
  • A string of mini garland
  • Mini Christmas star ornament
  • Snowflake confetti
  • Hot glue gun
  • Straight pins


Step 1: Get out your metallic twist paper and start by wrapping the metallic twist paper around the Styrofoam cone. Wrap until you cover the cone using straight pins to hold it in place.

Step 2: Take your hot glue gun and glue the tree you have formed with the metallic twist paper to wreath for a sturdy base.

Step 3: Then place mini ornaments and stones randomly around the cone, using hot glue gun to keep them in place.

Step 4: Starting at the top, use your hot glue gun to glue the garland around ornaments and stones. Glue confetti to fill in the remaining spaces.

Step 5: Place star on top and glue in place with you hot glue gun.

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