Knock-off Crate & Barrel Ornament Trees


I love the Crate & Barrel style but not their prices. I fell in love with these ornament trees when I saw them and knew I had to DIY a pair of my own. So I busted out my tools and crafted up these in an afternoon.
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I cut all of my wood pieces, stained them and let them dry.
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I drilled tiny holes in the boards with a small drill bit and then glued my pieces together with wood glue. I used a clamp and some painter's tape to hold everything while it dried.
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I used a tomato cage that I snipped to size for the rods that the ornaments hang from.
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how to make a knock off crate barrel ornament trees, christmas decorations, crafts, how to, seasonal holiday decor
Sarah Cook

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  • Heather Baker
    on Nov 5, 2015

    Did you put the wire in before you glued the frame together or after?

    • Sarah Cook
      on May 7, 2017

      Hi, Heather! You can find all of the details and instructions in the full post over on my blog!

  • Cindy Melanson
    on Sep 15, 2016

    Did you insert the wire before or after you assembled the frame?

    • Sarah Cook
      on May 7, 2017

      Hi, Cindy! You can find all of the details and instructions in the full post over on my blog!

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