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DIY Twine Art Chistmas Tree

Get your tools out and get ready to make some awesome Christmas crafts! I am showing you how I made a twine art Christmas tree with the help of my Ryobi handheld screwdriver. I won’t begin to decorate for Christmas until after Thanksgiving but sometimes things get so hectic I don’t have time for Christmas crafts the month of December so I am working on them now!

After you see the tree I made scroll down to the bottom of this post and find out what else some of my blogging friends made with the help of a few tools!

To make my tree decoration I started out with an unfinished MDF tree I picked up at Hobby Lobby for around $5. I painted it with a cream chalk paint and then added chalk paint wax to create a rustic look. I have a collection of rustic Christmas decorations so I wanted this tree to fit right in. Once the paint was dry I used my drill to put small screws into the tree and then ran the twine around it. I added a few fun embellishments and in under an hour I as done.

Here is the cast of characters I used to make my decoration – I have truly fallen in love with the FolkArt chalk paint and wax! Then there is my Ryobi screwdriver – I literally use it on a weekly basis for crafts or around the house. I call her my baby and have been using it on a daily basis since we moved for hanging things on the walls and putting things together.

Check out the links below for some other awesome Christmas inspiration! I am in love with the snowflake string art project!

 DIY Vintage Sled– Fynes Desings
Rustic scrap wood Christmas tree– Dukes and Duchesses
Snowflake String Art– DIY on the Cheap
Silhouette Stand Nativity– My Day Lights
Instagram stocking holders– Frenchie Wraps
Wooden sign– Poofy Cheeks
Repurposed Gift Carry All- Let’s Go Junking
Rustic Christmas Tree Decoration-Her Tool Belt
PB Inspired Wall Art– Create and Babble
Woodland Reindeer Ornaments-Whats Ur Home Story
Advent calendar– Carissa Miss
DIY Stackable Slatted Fruit Crates– Pink When
Joy wood slice sign– Dandelion Patina
Gold Reindeer Décor– Simply Designing
Wooden Christmas Tree Display– Lauras Crafty Life
Pallet Wood Christmas Tree– Roubinek Reality
Christmas countdown chalkboard- Dogs Don’t Eat Pizza
Caddy with Herb Infused Oils- 356 Days of Crafts
Wood gift tag– Being Spiffy


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Mike B. Sutton

Wednesday 22nd of June 2016

Very nice post. Thanks for shhare

Lindsay Fekitoa

Tuesday 18th of November 2014

This is really a clever idea! Love it and I love visiting your blog!

Erin Spain

Tuesday 18th of November 2014

This is so cute! Great job!

-Erin @ DIY on the Cheap

Jill @ Being Spiffy

Monday 17th of November 2014

What a cute idea! I wouldn't have known how to spice up that geometric tree. Thanks for the idea!


Monday 17th of November 2014

LOVE this, It's so cute!! I must add that screwdriver to my Ryobi wish list!

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