Wednesday

Rustic Christmas Trees

wooden trees from remnants pieces of wood. home decor

Hey there,

I'm finally able to sit down to put this post together. I've been most of all in a big cleaning mode, but I've been also decorating, DIY-ing, and doing the rest of the household chores, all at the same time. Kind of boring, who likes to clean? I know, nobody but, it has to be done.

Once a big project is completed, the rest of the house is a big jumbled mess...

table with lots of stuff on it - messy rooms

This is how my living room looked after completing the dining room makeover. I'm now working on adding the grid - board and batten on that wall. But, I'm also cleaning this room from tools and stuff. :/

As soon as I have some more time I'll share the progress but, let's go to the project for today, the rustic Christmas trees.

scrap pieces of wood taken out to create decorative toekick - base cabinet with toekick

The idea of making these trees appeared when cutting the pieces for the decorative toekick for the base cabinets, you can read about that project right HERE.

cutting pieces of wood to create a christmas tree
Rockwell BladeRunner (aff.)
When putting together those scrap pieces, they gave me the idea of a tree. Some more cuttings were done to make them fit nicely...

molding and various pieces of wood inside box - Irwin clamp

And I even brought out my pile of small pieces of wood to create some more trees.

scrap pile projects for Christmas

Basic tools and wood glue was all I needed to put them together.

diy wooden projects for Christmas

They're very primitive, not much sanding or painting.

Primitive Christmas trees

The decorative touches... Wooden starts, beads, buttons.

three wooden trees make from scrap pieces of wood

Love them!

square pieces of wood stacked together to create a Christmas tree topped off with a star

And hey, the scrap pile went down, that's a win, win situation. ;)

wooden bead garland around wooden christmas trees

primitive christmas trees


For more Christmas DIY ideas check these out:

Christmas tree with teddy bear by its side, close to mantel


snowing scene of front porch decorated for christmas

farmhouse decor for Christmas


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15 comments :

  1. Oh, these are adorable! You have a true DIYer's imagination. And then some!
    Brenda

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    1. Hehe I like that, "DIYer's imagination". You're as always, so good with words. Thanks Brenda!

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  2. You are so clever Cristina! What a great use of scraps!

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    1. Thanks Lisa! I'm always looking for ideas on how to use all those remnant pieces, they keep on multiplying!

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  3. Cristina, I just love everything you make. It's beautiful and great way to use those left over wood pieces.

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    1. You're so sweet my friend! Thanks for stopping by. ;)

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  4. These little trees just blessed my heart this morning! I love your creativity with wood. I think I wil surely have to copy! Thanks for the inspiration!! XOXO Susie from The Chelsea Project

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    1. Susie, you're so very welcome to copy them. Thanks for your sweet words and for the pin. :)

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  5. These are super super cute! I'm in the process of trying to get rid of all my scrap wood now, so I'm pinning this as a possible idea! Thanks.

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    1. Thanks Brittany! And good luck with getting rid of all your scrap wood pieces. The more I use them, the more they grow! :D

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  6. First time reading your blog and I love your style and creativity!

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    1. I'm so glad you stopped by and left me this kind comment! Thank you so much!

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  7. these are fantastic!! pinning now!

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  8. These are adorable! I love the one with the fancy molding the most, very pretty!

    xoxo, SS

    Southern And Style

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