Easy Christmas Tree Skirts and Garlands

These tree skirt and garland ideas are simple ways to make your Christmas tree dazzle.

Felt Flakes

Make a graphic skirt from felt. Cut a large circle of felt for the base, cutting a hole in the middle and a slit to the hole. Add large felt snowflakes with fusible web and then stitch or hot-glue fringe around the edge.

Ring Around the Evergreen

A circular felt skirt looks lovely at the base of a tree. Carry through the ball-ornament theme with a border of felt circles in shades of green and bright red. Look for premade tree skirts to embellish, or cut your own felt circle.

Cranberry Garland

For a fresh look and a wonderful scent, gather the whole family together to help string a cranberry garland accented with fresh lime slices.

Snowball Garland

Add a wintry touch to your tree with snowball garland made from glitter-covered foam balls.

Mod Tree Skirt

Mimic the look of your tree's ornaments on a bold skirt embellished with colorful geometric shapes.

No-Sew Special

Glue wedges of textured felt to a circular base for an instant tree skirt. Trim seams with rickrack and edge with pom-pom fringe.

Ornament-Trimmed Tree Skirt

Have yourself a merry little Christmas with an easy custom tree skirt that simply bubbles with style.

Tree Skirt

This skirt provides a lovely backdrop for the many presents that will soon nestle beneath the tree.

Feathers All Around

With colors inspired by a vivid Mexican blanket, this festive tree skirt is infused with howdy ho-ho-ho. Frame the bright blanket stripes with a feathery edge to carry out the western theme.

By the Letter

Cookie letters strung together to spell out the kids' names take the place of traditional garland on this family-friendly tree.

Barrel of Baubles

Replace a traditional skirt with a shiny bucket. Stand your tree in an antique barrel, then use extra ornaments as shimmery filler.

Graphic Garland

Readily available scrapbooking supplies hold the key to making this graphic garland with bold gold-edge circles and squares.

Jingle Jangle Garland

Fill in the branches with garland made from scrapbooking tags and bring holiday cheer at every glance.

Adirondack Tree Skirt

Soft sherpa wool runs the border of this classic tree skirt. The center pattern is a pieced-together set of 25 fabric squares in plaid and tree designs.

Gingerbread Friends Garland

These gingerbread friends hold hands to create a delicious holiday decoration.

The Colors of Winter

Two shapes of burlap pair up for a rustic tree skirt. Just cut the burlap, leaving raw edges, and assemble the pieces using a single topstitch.

Fruit Garland

Early Americans relied on the abundance of nature to recreate their Christmas customs.

Sumptuous Skirt

Make a fashion statement under your tree with a skirt made from layers of rich fabrics such as taffeta and damask. Simply wrap about 3 yards of the fabric around the tree base, tucking the unfinished edges out of sight.

Joyful Garland

Beautifully coordinating papers send season's greetings on this garland. Accordion-folded centers add a ruffled accent, while lettered tags add a classic patchwork look. Attach coordinating stickers and bells and the garland sings with style.

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