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9 Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas & DIY Ideas

It’s Day 3, and we are ready to share some Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas. Whether you like a rustic, farmhouse-style tree or lots of sparkle and shine, we have something to inspire you. See eco-friendly, sustainable, budget-friendly DIY projects to help you create the Christmas tree of your dreams.

Are you getting all your decorations out of storage? Shhh… but I’ve started pulling a few items out.

I have to get ready, to get ready, if you know what I mean!

I’ve got that app on my phone, so I can see what’s in all the boxes, but until I get it all out, I can’t make a lot of decisions.

So today’s inspirational post will be helpful in deciding what my tree will look like this year.

Day 3 – 10 Days Of Christmas Decorating Ideas

Can you believe it’s already day 3? We have so much to share but I don’t want you to miss a thing so here’s the links to Day 1 and Day 2.

10 Days of Christmas Decorating Ideas.

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9 Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas & DIY

Decorating the Christmas Tree is so fun, but there are so many options. This year I’m focusing on sustainable and eco-friendly decorating, so I’m still looking for more creative ideas.

Let’s get started with the Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas. Today you will see some creative tree-decorating ideas and some great DIY projects to help you prepare for tree decorating this year.

A Traditional Christmas Tree with Simple Classic Decor

By: Kim at Cottage In The Mitten

Looking to decorate with those traditional colors of Christmas? Here are a few simple tips for creating a traditional tree for 2022.

Traditional Classic Cottage Christmas Tree.

How To Build A Wood Christmas Tree Using Shiplap

By: Rachel at The Ponds Farmhouse

You will love this step-by-step tutorial on How to Build a Wood Christmas Tree using reclaimed shiplap boards. This is an easy project to create a unique farmhouse-style tree. There’s no need to worry if you don’t have reclaimed wood because I’m sharing how you can age new wood at the end of the tutorial.

Reclaimed Shiplap DIY Christmas Tree Tutorial

How to Make Architectural Salvage Christmas Ornaments

By: Robyn’s French Nest

Why not add unique character and texture to your Christmas tree with this easy tutorial for making ornaments with vintage architectural salvage pieces? You can also use them for gift tags and DIY garlands! Bonus: you don’t have to worry about breaking them!

DIY Salvaged pieces into Christmas Tree Ornaments.

How To Decorate the Perfect Christmas Tree

By: Brendt at She Gave It A Go

Have you ever wanted the kind of Christmas tree that takes people’s breath away but haven’t known where to start? Lights. Ornaments. Ribbon. Tree-toppers. Well, Merry (early) Christmas because in this guide, you will learn how easy it is to do with these 5 expert tree decorating tips!

Tree Decorating Tips for the Christmas Tree of your dreams.

Simple DIY Star Shaped Pinecone Ornaments

By: Kelly at The Tattered Pew

Talk about a sustainable Christmas DIY Project! Just follow this simple tutorial for star-shaped pinecone ornaments. This craft idea is a great way to get kids involved during the holidays!

Foraged Pinecones for DIY Christmas Tree Ornaments - Kids friendly project.

Handmade Ornament Christmas Tree

By: KariAnne at Thistlewood Farms

Decorating a Christmas tree doesn’t have to be expensive. And you will love these budget-friendly and easy DIY ornaments to decorate your tree this year.

Handmade Christmas Tree Ornaments for a budget-friendly Christmas Tree

How To Make Easy Wood Bead Ornaments

By: Anne & AnnMarie at Simply 2 Moms

Learn how to make pretty wood bead ornaments with these easy-to-follow steps. The best part? You can either stain or paint your ornaments to match your Christmas aesthetic.

DIY wood bead ornaments to make your Christmas Tree Decorating Special

17 Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas

By: Stacy Ling at Bricks N Bloom

Do you like a rustic farmhouse-style Christmas Tree? You’ll love these 17 Rustic Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas.

Rustic Farmhouse Style Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas

How To Decorate a Natural & Neutral Christmas Tree

By: Jennifer at Cottage on Bunker Hill

This natural and neutral Christmas tree is decorated with lots of white and brown shades and ornaments made from natural elements like wood and metals.

Eco-friendly and sustainable neutral Christmas Tree Ideas.

More Inspiration

Earlier in October, I shared 37 Christmas Tree Ideas for 2022 and if you need more inspiration, check them out.

I started using sustainable decorations last Christmas and thought you might like to see How To Decorate a Christmas Tree with Dried Hydrangeas.

In addition, tomorrow, we will be sharing Christmas Table Decorating Ideas, so stay tuned.

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Thursday 3rd of November 2022

Such fun ideas! I love doing this with all of you!


Friday 4th of November 2022

Robyn, Its a great idea.

Anne | Simply2Moms

Thursday 3rd of November 2022

So many great Christmas tree decorating ideas! Pinned.


Friday 4th of November 2022

Anne, It's a great week.

Jennifer Howard

Thursday 3rd of November 2022

Oh, I loved that tree you did in the galvanized pail!! That was one of my favorite looks you did for Christmas!


Thursday 3rd of November 2022

Jennifer, I really appreciate this.


Thursday 3rd of November 2022

Your farmhouse tree looks beautiful! So much inspiration here!


Thursday 3rd of November 2022

Kim I am loving all the inspiration too.