Farmhouse Christmas | Distressed Christmas Trees | Rustic Christmas

7 Materials
1 Hour

In today's video, I will be making 3 rustic farmhouse Christmas trees using ornaments from Michael's. I adore how these turned out. This is a simple craft and would be a great craft idea to do with kids. These Christmas trees make great gift-giving ideas for family, friends, co-workers, or secret Santa gifting.

Step 1. Sand

Sand the trees using a sanding block.

Step 2. Stain

Stain the trees using Waverly wax.

Step 3. Paint with Chalk Paint or Apply Paper

You can paint the trees using chalk paint of your choice or apply scrapbook paper with a Christmas theme.

I painted one tree and used scrapbook paper on the other two.

Step 4. Apply Base

Hot glue the bottom of the tree to a base so it will stand up on a table or shelf.

I used Tumbling Tower blocks on two trees and a wood slice on one tree.

Step 5. Apply Mod Podge for a Finished Look

I used Matte Mod Podge but you can use Glossy if you prefer a glossier look.

Step 6. Display

The adorable little Farmhouse inspired Christmas trees are perfect to be displayed on a table, shelf, or tiered tray.

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Dawn @ Designs By Gaddis
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  • Sewtime Sewtime 2 days ago

    I love all your trees!!

    My daughter likes shiplap, so my question is, did you make it look like shiplap with clever painting? Or did you use real shiplap? Thank you