How to Make a Wall-Mounted Christmas Tree Alternative
Designer Casey Noble shows how to bring the look and feel of a Christmas tree to a small space by creating a wall-mounted version using MDF trim and fabric.
- By Brian Patrick Flynn, Flynnside Out Productions
Filed under: Christmas Crafts, Christmas Decorating, Christmas, Crafts, Handmade, Small Space, Decorating
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- two precut mitered strips of 1X2" MDF trim for sides of tree
- one precut mitered strip of 1X2" MDF trim for base of tree
- fabric scissors
- velvet fabric by the yard
- ornament hooks
- lightweight ornaments
- hanging star ornament
- pushpin or hook eye
- tailor's tape
- staple gun
- wood screws
- needle-nose pliers
- picture hanging wire and hooks
On a flat, level surface, lay three precut mitered strips of 1X2" MDF trim out, then attach as a triangle using drill and wood screws.
Cut, Then Stretch Fabric
Cut velvet fabric approximately 6 inches wider than the width of the base of the triangle tree frame, then stretch the fabric tightly across the back.
Keep fabric stretched tightly, then fasten along the back of the frame, securing it in place with staple gun.
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