10 Easy Ideas for Your Mini Holiday Tree

Dress up your mini holiday tree with upcycled decor and materials from around the house.

Photo By: Flynnside Out Productions

Photo By: Flynnside Out Productions

Photo By: Flynnside Out Productions

Photo By: Flynnside Out Productions

Photo By: Flynnside Out Productions

Photo By: Flynnside Out Productions

Photo By: Flynnside Out Productions

Photo By: Flynnside Out Productions

Photo By: Flynnside Out Productions

Photo By: Flynnside Out Productions

Photo By: Flynnside Out Productions

Dressing Your Mini Tree

To dress up this 18-inch tabletop tree, everyday items and organic outdoor objects were transformed into holiday decor. Get quick tips on how you can recreate the look on your own miniature tree, too!

Tinsel Tree Topper

Repurpose gold or silver tinsel into an upcycled tree topper by cutting a two-inch strip to size and fastening it to the top with floral wire.

Jingle Bell Ornament

Bring a touch of metallic, graphic shape and festive sound to your mini tree with a jingle bell ornament. Loop ribbon through the top of a decorative bell and hang on a tree branch.

Bottlebrush Tree Ornament

Turn a simple bottlebrush tree into the most adorable ornament ever! Simply loop string around the top of the tree's bristles to hang on your mini tree's branches. Voila!

Bronze Pinecone Ornaments

Add a touch of the outdoors to your miniature tree with bronze pinecone ornaments. Lay a handful of small pinecones on newspaper. Use metallic spray paint to add color and sheen to the pinecones. Once dry, add a wire ornament hanger or string to the top of each pinecone and hang from your tree's branches.

Toy Ornaments

Get playful with your tree by turning small toys into ornaments. All you need is a simple ornament hanger or a small strand of string.

Dice Ornament

Add a graphic touch to your tree by turning dice into ornaments with hot glue and string.

Acorn Ornaments

Acorns are a beautiful way to bring organic flair to your mini tree. For a less-is-more approach, add glue to the acorn and attach a loop of string. To add a bit more pizazz, spray-paint the acorns in hues of white or metallic.

Wooden Spool Ornament

Add rustic flair by turning old wooden spools into an ornament with string threaded through the hole of the spool.

Whistle Ornament

By attaching string to a vintage whistle, a standard toy becomes a decorative element that can be hung from your tree's branches. The whistle can also be used as party favors for holiday guests and presented on mini trees near the entryway.

Charger Tree Skirt

Create the look of a miniature tree skirt with a standard fabric charger. For a more custom fit, use scissors to create a slit on one side, then cut a half-inch hole in the center.