Christmas

Easiest Three Step Yarn Modern Christmas Tree Ever

This project may be the easiest, cheapest, quickest Christmas craft we’ve ever done…and have we a lot of awesome decorations that fit that category! (our vintage photo blocks are just one example) But this three step modern Christmas tree is that it actually takes less than 10 mins, its costs $10 and there are three steps – total. We also love that it can pull double duty as a card holder.

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Modern Christmas tree made of yarn on a white wall by Champagne and Sugarplums
Modern Christmas tree made of yarn on a white wall above a table by Champagne and Sugarplums
What You’ll Need:
  • Yarn
  • Command Hooks (mini size, value pack)
  • Flat decorations (snowflakes, stars, circles etc)
  • Scissors
  • Measuring tape
  • Useful but optional – laser pointer
Laser level on a table with a measuring tape by Champagne and Sugarplums

Find the centre of your wall or table – wherever you are making the tree. A laser pointer is useful but not necessary for this step. Attach one command hook to the wall to make the top of your tree, with the hook facing the ceiling.

Measuring tape on a table with mini commend hooks by Champagne and Sugarplums

At the bottom on your tree (either at table height or the floor) measure how wide the tree will be. The closer to the ground you go, the wider the base of the tree will be. Decide how far apart you want the ‘branches’ to be (our tree was table height and we did them 6′ apart). Keep in mind that the bigger the tree, the more command hooks you will need. Stick the command hooks to the wall at your chosen intervals with the hooks facing the floor.

Command hook on a white wall with yarn attached to it by Champagne and Sugarplums

Start the tree with the top hook, tying the yarn to the hook to secure.

Yarn attached to hooks on a white wall above a table by Champagne and Sugarplums

Wrap the yarn back and forth from the top hook to the bottom ones, looping back on itself each time. Tie another knot at the top hook when finished.

Modern Christmas tree made of yarn holding a Christmas card by Champagne and Sugarplums
Modern Christmas tree made of yarn on a white wall above a table by Champagne and Sugarplums
Modern Christmas tree made of yarn on a white wall above a table by Champagne and Sugarplums

We hope you love this quick modern Christmas tree as much as we do, happy crafting!

Happy Holidays written on a white background surrounded by snow