You will love Cheap Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas rustic woodland-theme tree, which combines Dollar Tree Decorations, DIY Projects, Foraged, Recycled, and Thrifted Decor.
These 5 Cheap ideas are sustainable, eco-friendly, as well as budget-friendly decorating options.
How Can You Decorate for Christmas with a low budget?
I love a high-end, designer look as much as the next girl, however, I’m very budget-minded and don’t think you have to spend a lot of money to decorate your home.
My tree is very budget-friendly this year, and I think it looks great. I hope you agree.
I’m sharing the 5 sustainable and cheap ways you can decorate a Christmas Tree with a rustic woodland theme.
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What Are The 5 Cheap Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas?
- DIY Ornaments
- Foraged Ornament
- Recycled Ornaments
- Thrifted Christmas Finds
- Dollar Tree Finds & Hobby Lobby Discounted Items
DIY Christmas Ornaments
Let’s begin with a few projects that I’ve included on my tree this year. Some of the projects are new and a few are from last year.
Simple Dried Orange Ornaments
How To Dry Fruit for Christmas Decorating also shares more ideas.
How Can You Store Dried Orange Ornaments?
After making many DIY projects with dried oranges, I have found that you can save the dried orange decor from year to year.
This is a cheap Christmas Tree Decorating Idea, and they will look good next year if you follow these instructions.
First, you want to store them in a temperature-controlled environment.
I place them in a plastic container or plastic bag and add silica packets. I store them on the top shelf of my pantry, and they look great each year.
Caution: If any of your ornaments appear to have mold or feel soft, don’t attempt to store them.
Hot Glue DIY Ornaments
Another great DIY Christmas Tree Ornament is these wooden Hot Glue Ornaments.
You can draw any design on the wood pieces and use paint to enhance the design. Last year I made several angels and crosses.
The gold paint and dark wax combine to make the hot glue design pop.
In addition, the wood ornaments work well as a gift package topper or a gift back hanger.
Recycled Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas Rustic
Earlier this year I shared some ideas for 5 DIY Sustainable Gifting Wrapping Package Toppers but quickly realized these can double as cheap Christmas Tree Ornaments.
These ornaments are a combination of foraged and recycled scrap fabrics. They are so easy and inexpensive to make.
Foraged Christmas Tree Ornaments
In addition, foraging for pinecones, grapevine, and twigs is another cheap Christmas Tree decorating idea.
This year I shared how to make these 3 Eco-Friendly DIY Ornaments, and I used several designs on the woodland tree.
Cheap Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas – Dollar Tree
The Dollar Tree is an excellent choice for inexpensive Christmas Decorations. You want to shop early to find the best items.
I was thrilled to find a couple of items that will work for the woodland themed tree this year.
First, the pinecone garland looks so high-end. The tiny frosted pinecones are strung on a rustic metal wire, just like the one I used on the DIY ornaments I shared above.
They are great cheap Christmas Tree Ideas rustic woodland theme decor.
In addition, the frosted stems look just like some I saw for much more in a boutique decor store. They work well with the pheasant feathers I used at the top of the tree.
More Cheap Tree Decor – Hobby Lobby
I love it when a plan comes together.
They had a tree full of white owls at a recent Florist Christmas Open House.
I thought they would be perfect for the woodland theme I had planned. Unfortunately, the little owls were not within my budget.
But look what I found at 60% off at Hobby Lobby. I was able to purchase three owls for approximately the price of one at the Open House.
In addition, these ribbons were also 60% off.
The ribbon and owls were my only splurge for this year’s tree, and they were still a great deal.
They work well with the DIY Wooden Spool Garland on the barn door.
Thrift Store Vintage Ornaments
I’ve been addicted to vintage Shiny Brite ornaments since I discovered my first dusty box.
Finding them at great prices has become more challenging, but my first collections were really cheap. However, I found a whole box at Goodwill just after Christmas last year for only $1.00.
In addition, these glass-painted ornaments were another inexpensive thrift store find that I use every year.
These vintage ornaments are very fragile, and I’ve lost a few, which always makes me sad.
Now is the time to check thrift stores, but don’t forget to look after Christmas when everyone takes their old decorations to donate.
In addition, the vintage shiny brite ornament boxes hold mini Christmas Trees and elevate the metal reindeer on the entry table.
Everything about these old pieces speaks to my vintage-loving heart; therefore, they are on display.
I filled the vintage olive hod with simple polyfill to give it a snowy feel. The tree is Balsam Hill frosted balsam fir which I’ve used for several years.
These 5 Sustainable & Cheap Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas are easy Rustic Woodland Themed and are budget-friendly and economical.
I hope you find some helpful tips for economical Christmas Tree decorating that you can use.
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