DIY Budget-Friendly Alternatives to the Traditional Christmas Tree Skirt

Tired of the same old traditional tree skirt you use every year? Try one of these DIY alternatives instead. Check out the video for a more detailed how-to.

Photo By: Jalynn Baker

Photo By: Jalynn Baker

Photo By: Jalynn Baker

Photo By: Jalynn Baker

Photo By: Jalynn Baker

Basket

Using the basket of your choice, place your tree inside, making sure the bottom of the basket is big enough to fit your tree stand. You may need to place a foam block inside the basket to elevate the tree. Put small gifts inside and drape a throw on the inside for a cozy, rustic look. Tip: Add newspaper and kraft paper inside the basket to elevate small gifts.

Live Root Ball

Cut the fabric of choice into a square large enough to wrap around your tree skirt. Place the fabric face side down where you want to put your tree, and place your tree stand on top and center of the fabric. Add polyester fiberfill all around the stand. Wrap the fabric up, making sure it’s covering the whole stand. Tie a bow with a big, red velvet ribbon. We used a buffalo check fabric to complement the colorful gifts under the tree.

Deco Mesh Wreath

Grab a friend and make this festive deco mesh wreath to use as an alternative to a tree skirt. Check out our step-by-step instructions on how to make it.

Faux Fur Blanket

Place a faux fur blanket on the floor, wrapping it around the front to cover the whole stand. Easy and seasonal!

Gift Box

Using a gift box is a great way to hide that ugly tree stand. Check out our step-by-step instructions on how to wrap this big cardboard box.

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