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Creative Small Christmas Tree Ideas

by DecorMatters|updated Dec 03, 2021

One of the best parts of the holiday season is picking out and decorating your Christmas tree, so why would you want to limit yourself to just one? Maybe one big Christmas tree is all you need in your living room, but we suggest decking your, bedroom, bathroom, dining room, and every room with small Christmas trees that will not take up too much space around your home, but will bring lots of joy! If you are going to have plenty of trees throughout your home, we would not want you to get bored of seeing the same green tree over and over, so we have gathered a few of our favorite unique and creative small Christmas tree ideas to hopefully inspire you to try something new this year!

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📷 Janine

Fleece Cone Christmas Tree

Fleece was probably used more for your DIY Christmas ornaments, but the fabric can also make beautiful small tabletop Christmas trees that can be customized to any home’s specific color palette. These neutral fleece small Christmas trees would fit in with fancy home decor and would be perfect for glamour interior design styled rooms.

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Pinecone Christmas Tree

Pinecones are a holiday essential, whether you want them to bring in a smell through your Christmas tree decor or use them as decorative pieces in a centerpiece bowl. So, why not do both and combine them to build a creative Christmas tree for small spaces? This mini Christmas tree DIY is as simple as wrapping wire around each pine cone and securing it into a floral foam cone.

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📷 Lauren

Old Sweater Scraps Christmas Tree

We love a DIY that allows you to reuse and recycle things you already have around the house. Have old Christmas sweaters or extra fabric pieces stored away because you do not know what to do with them, but swear you will need it someday? Now is the perfect time to cut up your old sweater and use the scraps to create a cozy small Christmas tree for your bedroom!

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📷 Sugar and Cloth

Clear Cone Confetti Christmas Tree

This festive colorful and unique small Christmas tree idea is fun for kids and adults to make! The transparent cones and spray painted tops are stylish and creative small Christmas tree decorating ideas that remind us of ice cream and candy, which will surely sprinkle a sweet surprise for your guests who visit!

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📷 One Project Closer

Plastic Spoons Christmas Tree

Would you believe us if we told you that these industrial looking trees were made from affordable plastic spoons that you can buy in bulk at your local dollar store or grocery store? We would not either! These cool mini Christmas tree DIYs are a fun and easy project perfect for those on a budget.

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Terra-cotta Christmas Tree

Plant enthusiasts, we have the ideal small Christmas tree idea for you! A stack of terra-cotta pots wrapped in rope and your favorite ornaments is an amusing way to show off your plant-loving personality and have a unique small Christmas tree decorating idea that not many others will have in their home!

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📷 Family Sponge

A Stack of Books Christmas Tree

Another creative way to display your personality and hobbies in your home while decorating for Christmas is to stack your books in a Christmas tree tower and wrap them up with string lights. This creative Christmas tree for small spaces will fit in any unused corner of your room and can be adjusted in terms of width and height that works best for your empty space or lack thereof!

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📷 Studio DIY

Christmas Light Balloon Garlands Christmas Tree

This small Christmas tree idea packs a huge personality. Who says mini Christmas trees with lights have to be plugged in or battery-powered? Turn basic balloon strings into colorful paper string lights. Everyone will be talking about your most unique tree topper yet with these creative DIY Christmas light balloon garlands!

We hope that these creative small Christmas tree ideas have inspired you to have multiple unique small Christmas trees throughout your home! If you are ready to get in the holiday spirit and want to see all the possibilities of where trees could be placed in your home, our free DecorMatters app allows you to take real images of your home and virtually decorate within your actual space!

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