Got a Magazine-Make a Christmas Tree

6 Materials
$6
20 Minutes
Easy

Want a quick little Christmas tree for a table decoration? You can make a tree by folding a magazine, leave unpainted or painted, sprinkle glitter if desired, add a ribbon and a star for a quick and fun decoration.

got a magazine make a christmas tree

Step 1 Open magazine and on the second page, make a fold to center slightly away from the center.

got a magazine make a christmas tree

Step 2 Fold again to center pressing crease firmly. It will look like a tie

Fold up like a tie
Fold up like a tie

Step 3 Fold the tail up to the edge of the magazine

Step 4 Continue through the magazine to the end and include the front page

Step 5 Spread pages so they even out all around

Finished Magazine Christmas Tree
Finished Magazine Christmas Tree

Finished Magazine Christmas Tree

Options:

If the bottom forces the pages to separate, use the glue stick to tack down each one

You can choose to leave unpainted or spray a light coat of your choice of color

Add a ribbon of your choice and use a bit of glue to adhere.

Use spray glue and sprinkle with glitter

Top with a star

Suggested materials:

  • Magazine with at least 108-130 pages  (Home)
  • Lightweight Christmas ribbon  (Craft store)
  • Glue stick  (Craft store)
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Karren Haller

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