En La Pajarita We know that every home has its own charm and what better time to express it than during the holidays. We invite you to break with conventional traditions and explore a world of creativity with this DIY to learn how to make your own homemade Christmas tree. Get ready to immerse yourself in a universe of colors, textures and fun as we transform the way we celebrate Christmas together. Don't miss this step by step!

Step 1: Select the materials for your christmas tree

Materials for DIY homemade Christmas tree

You will need the following items:

  • Wooden planks
  • Painting Chalk Paint
  • Metallic Paint
  • Brushes
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Grinder (optional)
  • Templates with Christmas designs (or you can draw them yourself)

Step 2: Wood Preparation

Cut wood for Christmas diy

Start by choosing the wood that will be the base of your tree. You can opt for recycled boards for a rustic touch or smooth woods for a more modern look. The choice is yours!

Help yourself with a ruler and pencil to take measurements of your tree. Using a grinder, cut the different triangles to create trees of different sizes that, at the same time, generate an optical effect. If you are not very confident using a grinder, don't worry, in any bazaar you will find shaped wooden planks.

Step 3: Let's paint our homemade Christmas tree!

How to paint wood for a Christmas DIY

Before you start painting, make sure the wood is clean and free of splinters. Gently sand the surface to achieve a smoother, more uniform finish, if necessary.

Choose your favorite colors Chalk Paint to paint your Christmas tree. You can opt for traditional hues like green and red, or go bolder with unique color combinations like ice green . Don't be afraid to experiment!

Step 4: Design Christmas Decorations

Christmas diy design

Once the paint is dry, draw special details with pencil. Use templates to create festive designs, and here comes the fun! Add Christmas decorations such as small balls, shiny ribbons or even small themed ornaments. Let your imagination fly!

Once the figure is traced on the wood of your tree, use the paints to decorate the Christmas designs, you can use Metallic Paint to give a touch of shine to your decoration.

Christmas decorations

Step 5: Assemble and decorate your tree!

Wooden christmas tree

Join the pieces of wood so that they form the silhouette of a tree. You can nail them or attach them with strong glue. Now, it's time to decorate your tree with lights, balls, and all the special decorations you have chosen. Place your painted wooden tree in a prominent location in your home and admire your Christmas masterpiece. We guarantee it will be the center of attention this holiday season!

Don't forget to share your Christmas tree or any other of your creations on social networks and tag us so we can admire and share your creativity. Happy holidays full of color and joy!