Homemade Country-Style Christmas Tree Decorations

Make these stylishly rustic Christmas tree decorations -- a garland, tree topper, and ornaments -- in minutes with our easy-to-follow and free downloadable instructions and patterns.

Paper Bag and Jute Garland

Recycle used paper bags in this creative garland using a scrapbooking scallop punch. String the paper bag flowers together with jute twine for a simple and rustic look on your Christmas tree. Download our step-by-step instructions, available below.

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Jute Star Tree Topper

Found sticks create the base of this country-style tree topper, tied together with jute and backed with a piece of chicken wire. You can make this star to suit the size of your tree using our pattern and instructions, available below, as a guide.

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Paper-Filled Ornaments

Put catalog or magazine pages in a festive palette to good use with these easy-to-make glass ornaments filled with paper strips. Use a paper shredder or a paper cutter to get small colored strips. For the full instructions, see below.

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How to Make Paper-Filled Christmas Ornaments

Some inexpensive materials and a bit of creativity help you transform basic Christmas ball ornaments into decorative baubles you'll treasure. We'll show you how!


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