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Turn Santa into a Tree!
Usually you have to wait for Santa to come put presents under the tree... how about making the tree Santa himself! Using ordinary household items, turn an artificial red tinsel tree into Santa Claus. After this tutorial, both you and Santa will be floored!

Posted by BarryBelcher from Atlanta, Georgia, United States • Published See BarryBelcher's 41 projects »
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  • Step 1

    Watch video tutorial.

  • How to make a christmas tree. Barry's Santa Claus Tree  - Step 2
    Step 2

    Bend the top half of a red tinsel tree to look like a santa hat shape.

  • How to make a christmas tree. Barry's Santa Claus Tree  - Step 3
    Step 3

    Stick a large white styrofoam ball on the top tip of the tree to appear as the white ball sloping down from Santa's hat.

  • How to make a christmas tree. Barry's Santa Claus Tree  - Step 4
    Step 4

    Use cotton batting and wrap the bottom branches a width enough to look like the white band around a Santa hat.

  • How to make a christmas tree. Barry's Santa Claus Tree  - Step 5
    Step 5

    Use flesh color fabric over cotton batting and shape out a nose, and cheeks.

  • How to make a christmas tree. Barry's Santa Claus Tree  - Step 6
    Step 6

    Cut out 2 circles from self-adhesive craft foam paper for eyes.

  • How to make a christmas tree. Barry's Santa Claus Tree  - Step 7
    Step 7

    Stick blue circles above checks for eye area.

  • How to make a christmas tree. Barry's Santa Claus Tree  - Step 8
    Step 8

    Place styrofoam rings over blue circles to look like the white part in Santa's eyes.

  • How to make a christmas tree. Barry's Santa Claus Tree  - Step 9
    Step 9

    Paint two small foam balls black and place them in the foam ring to look like the pupils .

  • How to make a christmas tree. Barry's Santa Claus Tree  - Step 10
    Step 10

    Shape out a beard using cotton batting and tuck it under santa's face. Shape out a mustache using Halloween spiderweb. Lasty, use a little bit of flesh color fabric and put a bottom lip under mustache.

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