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10 Alternative DIY Christmas Trees That Will Jingle Your Bells

1. On the Shelf: Use Ikea shelves and Command strips to make this adorable Christmas tree shelf display. Now this is a perfect place to find that little elf. Get the how-to at MerMag.

2. Two-in-One: Create a string art Christmas tree out of string (of course) and Command hooks. What's rad is that this décor doubles as a place to display all of those holiday photos and cards from friends. Get the how-to at My Poppet Makes.

3. Make It a Fringe Christmas: Give your holiday décor a modern twist by making a tree out of tissue paper. It may take an entire weekend while you're binge-watching Netflix with your kids, but it will be fun. Get the how-to from Curbly.

4. Chalkboard Christmas Tree: Instead of painting your entire wall chalkboard black, paint an inexpensive dropcloth instead. What's great about this non-committable décor piece is that you erase your Christmas tree and draw something for New Year's, then Valentine's Day and so on! Get the how-to from Simply Radiant.

5. Felt Tree: Make a tree for your toddler that they are allowed to touch and move the ornaments around. This easy project is an awesome way to keep your little one busy. Get the how-to at Life with My Littles.

6. Washi Tape Tree: Create an outline of a Christmas tree with washi tape. What's even cooler is that you can give a couple of rolls of washi tape to your kids to have them decorate it. Get the how-to at Modern Parents Messy Kids.

7. Clever and Colorful: Get creative this Christmas and make a tree using wooden dowels, string and colorful ornaments. This modern take on the Christmas tree will have your family in delight. Get the how-to at Hand and Hunt.

8. Twig Tree: This cute and crooked tree is made simply from straight sticks and ornaments. It adds a whimsical feel to Christmas. Get the how-to at The Art of Doing Stuff.

9. Nature Tree: Go on a hike in the woods with your kids and collect a bunch of goodies like pine tree branches, holly leaves, etc. Then tape your branches and sticks to the wall. Modernize it by adding photos, postcards and other fun momentos. Get the how-to at Free People Blog.

10. Whimsical and Adorable: Have fun with your Christmas decorations by adding pops of color everywhere you look. Here's a tree that will get Santa excited. What's great about this design you can make it as large or as small as you'd like. Get the how-to at Uberall & Nirgendwo.

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