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Make cardboard Christmas trees for your table or tree!
Use up your shopping boxes to make cardboard Christmas trees perfect to hang on your tree or dress up your holiday table. Watch the how to video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=opwydDht7jE

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  • How to make a christmas tree. Cardboard Christmas Trees - Step 1
    Step 1

    Glue gun
    Ruler
    E-6000 Spray Adhesive
    Americana Multi-Surface Satin Paints
    Cardboard
    Craft knife
    Paintbrushes
    1/4" wide ribbon
    Stick on rhinestones

  • How to make a christmas tree. Cardboard Christmas Trees - Step 2
    Step 2

    Figure out the size you want your tree by simply drawing a triangle
    Trace the triangle 3 times, side by side
    Cut out the shape with a craft knife
    Score the other two lines so that you can bend it in shape
    Hot glue the ends together
    Trace the base on more cardboard, cut and glue it in place

  • How to make a christmas tree. Cardboard Christmas Trees - Step 3
    Step 3

    Create garland with hot glue
    Paint the tree a green of your choice
    Dry brush gold over the garland and along the sides
    Paint multi color dots or stick on rhinestones for ornaments

  • How to make a christmas tree. Cardboard Christmas Trees - Step 4
    Step 4

    Try covering your tree with old book pages or music sheets
    Spray torn sheets with E-6000 Spray Adhesive
    Dry brush the edges with metallic gold
    Paint dots in your favorite color
    Hot glue a ribbon bow to the top

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