Hello friends! I am here to share with you how I made these cute decorative DIY Tabletop Christmas trees! They are super easy and an inexpensive way to add to your holiday decor. Let me show you how to make them!

DIY Christmas Tabletop tree. Tutorial for all 3!

DIY Tabletop Christmas Tree (s)

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Materials needed:

How to do it:

First off, forgive me for not having pictures of every step! But I think it’s super easy to figure out. Here we go:


  1. Take the burlap ribbon (pull out about a yard from the spool to work with), fold in half width-wise (you’ll still have about a yard but it’ll be half the width) and add a bit of white glue along the edge (just on a few spots) to keep the ribbon from unfolding.
  2. Take your scissors and make cuts about 1- 1/2  inches long along the folded edge. Space the cuts about 1- 1/4 inch apart.
  3. Wrap the cardboard cone with the prepared ribbon, starting at the bottom. I lay the ribbon on the cone and wrap it around the area to know how much I will need. Then I cut it and use the glue gun to attach it. Move up the cone and do the same for each layer. Overlap the layers slightly to cover the entire cone.
  4. Once you’re done, fluff the loops slightly (it’s Ok if they look a bit frayed—it adds to the country look!) and then, using a small acrylic brush (or your finger), apply some glitter glue over each loop. The glue will look white when applying it, but once it dries it’ll only show the cute sparkles.


  1. Take your rope and start wrapping it around the cardboard cone, starting at the bottom. Use your glue gun, keeping the layers together without gaps.
  2. Once you’re finished, wrap a berry garland or some cute berry picks around it to give it some dimension. Glue in place.

So…that’s about it! These cardboard cones come in different sizes, which is why I didn’t give you any quantities for the burlap ribbon and the sisal rope. The cones I used are about 13 inches tall.

You can be so creative with these cute DIY tabletop Christmas tree (s). I set them on candle holders to give them some height and make them more interesting to look at.

DIY Christmas Tabletop Tree. Tutorial for all 3!

And a bonus…


I also put a white one inside one of my lanterns. For that one, I used a garland of glittery white beads I found at a local craft store and wrapped it around like I did with the sisal rope Christmas tree. But before I did that, I spray-painted the cone white to have the background blend with the sparkly beads. I’m glad I took the time to spray-paint it—it looks so shimmery and stunning.

I hope you like these!! Be sure and pin them for later! This is a perfect holiday craft night project!

DIY Tabletop Christmas tree. These are perfect for craft night. So cute and cheap to make !!


Let me know if you have any questions!

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Beverly is a wife, mother of 5, a DIY enthusiast, grammar guru, and bread baking lover! For her free bread recipes visit https://simplywheatbread.com

This Post Has 11 Comments

  1. Linda at Mixed Kreations

    These Christmas trees turned out so pretty, and they do look easy to make. My favorite is the burlap one. Thanjs for sharing your tutorials. Pinning!

    1. Janice

      Thanks for stopping by, Linda! I love the burlap one too!

  2. Marjan

    I love how you did these and they are so easy. Have to try some myself.

    1. Janice

      Thanks Marjan!

  3. Lisa

    These are so cute!!!! I love them all.

    1. Beverly

      Thank you, Lisa. I enjoyed making them. You should try to make them too!

  4. Toni | Small Home Soul

    I love all of these but I especially love the white bead one. A few years ago I bought two strands of glass bead harland at Crate and Barrel but that’s not enough to go around my tree. I might just make a tree like yours with it 🙂

    1. Beverly

      Yes! That’s such a great idea, Toni. The white bead one is so pretty. Post a picture when you finish yours!

  5. Anika

    This turned out so cute!!! What a great idea!

    1. Janice

      Thank you Anika!

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