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Coffee Filter Christmas Trees

Coffee Filter Christmas Tree: Made with some cardboard and coffee filters, these DIY Christmas trees are the perfect addition to your rustic Christmas decor.

Coffee Filter Christmas Tree: Made with some cardboard and coffee filters, these DIY Christmas trees are the perfect addition to your rustic Christmas decor.

I saw these great coffee filter Christmas trees at Crafts by Amanda and knew I had to try them out. Check out her version, where she uses foam tree foams and stick pins. I decided to make mine with a cardboard cone, the same way I did the candy trees, check out how I made the cone shape here.

Materials:

  • cardstock
  • coffee filters -white or natural
  • sequins (optional)
  • hot glue


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How To Make Coffee Filter Christmas Trees

First make your cardboard cone out of cardstock –see how I made mine here.

After you have your cone made, prepare the coffee filters. I decided to use white for mine, and found them at the dollar store. To make the ruffles, you simply cut out the middle of the coffee filters.

Coffee Filter Christmas Tree: Made with some cardboard and coffee filters, these DIY Christmas trees are the perfect addition to your rustic Christmas decor.

Next, glue the filters on to the cone using hot glue, starting at the bottom and working my way up to the top.

Coffee Filter Christmas Tree: Made with some cardboard and coffee filters, these DIY Christmas trees are the perfect addition to your rustic Christmas decor.

After it was all done, I decided to add a little sparkle with these great assorted sequins.

Coffee Filter Christmas Tree: Made with some cardboard and coffee filters, these DIY Christmas trees are the perfect addition to your rustic Christmas decor.



Here it is all finished. I really like the subtle affect of using the white sequins on the white paper.

Coffee Filter Christmas Tree: Made with some cardboard and coffee filters, these DIY Christmas trees are the perfect addition to your rustic Christmas decor.

I added it to all the white milk glass on my living room bookcases. In the past I’ve always put my milk glass collection away at Christmas to make room for holiday items, but this year I am really enjoying white as the accent colour, so I incorporated it. You might also recognize the marshmallow tree from the candy tree collection, instructions for it are here.

Coffee Filter Christmas Tree: Made with some cardboard and coffee filters, these DIY Christmas trees are the perfect addition to your rustic Christmas decor.

After I finished making one for myself, I wanted to make one for my sister as well. She wanted something really different in her home this year. So, she’s doing an orange Christmas, with some copper and brown thrown in. When I saw Amanda’s original brown coffee filter tree, I thought it would be great with her orange scheme this year. Here it is grouped with some of my green trees. I love the copper sequins on it.

Coffee Filter Christmas Tree: Made with some cardboard and coffee filters, these DIY Christmas trees are the perfect addition to your rustic Christmas decor.

Coffee Filter Christmas Tree: Made with some cardboard and coffee filters, these DIY Christmas trees are the perfect addition to your rustic Christmas decor.

Thanks for the inspiration Amanda, I love the coffee filter Christmas trees!

Merry Christmas!

12 Comments

  1. I just love how the white one looks, so classy! And the darker one for your sister is gorgeous too! Thanks so much for the shout out, so glad you liked the project. Merry Christmas! 🙂

  2. Wow!!! I love all of your trees…especially the marshmellow tree! I’m saving this project to do with my students next year. Too cute!

  3. Wow I am so glad I found your site love the angel wings We lost our daughter to a brain anuyism(sp?) and will do one for each of her children Thank you. The trees look so fun will try them again thank you

  4. The trees in white are beautiful! I put peppermints, candy canes, and other Christmas candies in my milkwhite items. They look very pretty on shelves. etc…

  5. Coffee filter tree looks so nice. I did make the coffee filter wreath and it turned out beautiful!

  6. Hi, Your coffee filter tree looks lovely and I especially like the taller white tree in the middle of the picture! It looks like it is made with leaf shapes. Can I find the instructions for that somewhere? Please can you tell me how did you made that one ?

  7. Hi Victoria,
    The middle tree is one I bought years ago, and it’s covered with white feathers.
    Merry Christmas,
    Dannyelle

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