How to Make a{ Present Christmas Tree}out of Recycled Boxes

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Take 4 different size boxes.Moving boxes, package boxes or check your local store for used boxes after feeling up there shelves.{ Grocery etc.}.
Tape boxes with sturdy tape, package moving tape works best. Then wrap each box in your favorite Christmas paper,colored paper or even left over fabric.
After wrapping each box, stack together and use tape to hold together on all 4 sides in the middle of each box.
Take your favorite ribbon and run up the middle to cover tape on all 4 sides using enough to run all the way to top of your present tree to make bow or ties.
We are using my present tree on our covered front porch.For a evening look use Christmas lights and wrap around each box from bottom to top,Also if you need your look to be taller you can use a table for an elevated look.
Ana illausky
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  • Karen Rose Brown Karen Rose Brown on Nov 09, 2018

    I love this idea, But how do you protect the wrapping paper from snow or other mother nature elements?

  • Msaspen1 Msaspen1 on Nov 09, 2018

    How do you keep it in place

  • Linda gossweiler Linda gossweiler on Nov 17, 2018

    What did you use to keep the boxes from plowing off porch, did you put something inside them to keep in place?

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  • Dianna Dianna on Dec 08, 2018

    I love this!!! What a great, simple, pretty idea!!! This is what i live for!!! Then next year when you get more stuff delivered you can start all aver!!!

  • Joann Felters Joann Felters on Dec 13, 2018

    My sample at night!

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