DIY Burlap Christmas Trees

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It’s finally time for the December portion of the Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores Celebrate the Season Campaign!  My theme for this month was #fabulouslyfestive and we were to come up with a craft with that in mind.

Well, if you recall, Jen and I don’t live in the same city anymore, and since she’s moved, we don’t get to see each other as much, nor talk as much.  But great minds think alike afterall, because last week she posted an awesome tutorial on Floral trees using styrofoam cones, and those cones were exactly my inspiration for this project, as I perused the Jo-Ann’s aisles deciding exactly what I was going to make that was fabulous and festive.

And as we all know, burlap is everywhere and in every color, so I thought I’d try that out on the cones to make burlap Christmas trees.

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I rooted them with small wooden spools and Sugar ‘n Cream yarn (my fake bakers twine) and topped them off with craft wire and painted wooden stars.  I think they look pretty cute as a set of three.

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As is the case for most of my projects, this was quick and easy, and really doesn’t require a ton of skill or brain power to do….so, if you want to know how I did it, and if you want to know the proper way to cut burlap…read on!


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