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Plastic Spoon Christmas Trees

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Christmas is my favorite season and this is by far my favorite Christmas craft - Plastic Spoon Christmas trees. It takes only about 30 minutes to make and costs under $10, maybe less if you have spoons and paint left over from other projects! I bought a ton of plastic spoons from The Dollar Store and a paper mach tree cone from my local craft store. That, along with a hefty dose of hot glue, and a little spray paint, spoons have been transformed into a whimsical christmas display! For full tutorial, more pictures, and lots more DIY christmas tree ideas, visit the original post at http://www.oneprojectcloser.com/plastic-spoon-christmas-tree/
Difficulty: Easy
  • plastic spoon christmas trees, crafts, repurposing upcycling, seasonal holiday decor
Plastic Spoon Trees are a unique and pretty way to decorate on the cheap for the holidays!
  • plastic spoon christmas trees, crafts, repurposing upcycling, seasonal holiday decor
First, I cut off the heads of about 100 plastic spoons.
  • plastic spoon christmas trees, crafts, repurposing upcycling, seasonal holiday decor
Then, I spray painted the backs and fronts with brown, black, and gold for texture.
  • plastic spoon christmas trees, crafts, repurposing upcycling, seasonal holiday decor
Finally, I hot glued them onto a paper mache tree form, starting at the bottom and working my way upward.

To see more: http://www.oneprojectcloser.com/plastic-spoon-christmas-tree/

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  • Pat Masa
    Pat Masa Fayetteville, NC

    Glad u liked it. Very time-consuming but well worth the effort.

  • Renee Olmschenk

    Love this....going to make!!!馃槂

  • Pat Masa
    Pat Masa Fayetteville, NC

    Got the silver spoons from Dollar Tree. They were located in the wedding section and come 24 spoons in the pack.

    • Jackie Falletti
      Jackie Falletti Alameda, CA

      I looked at the Dollar Tree and the only silver spoons they had where tiny ones. I will look again.

  • Pat Masa
    Pat Masa Fayetteville, NC

    Thanks so much, Jackie.

  • Regina
    Regina Sun City, AZ

    Very appealing and inspiring!