Looking for a fun and festive art project that puts the focus on Christmas? This Christmas Tree craft is perfect to kick off the holiday cheer!
There are few holiday crafts that are truly unique. This Prim Batting Christmas Tree is one of them. There is just something about finding different ways to create Christmas art projects that I simply love and enjoy.
Maybe it’s the spirit of the holidays and all the happiness that surrounds this season, or maybe it’s all the amazing art creations that are just waiting to be discovered. In my mind, it’s possible to find something new to craft and create centered around the holidays each and every day! And today, my friends, is this magical and beautiful Christmas Tree.
Not only would this look perfect on a fireplace mantle or shelf, but it’s also a creative and unique DIY Christmas gift that others would love to receive as well.
Follow the simple steps below to make this Christmas Tree art project your very own.
Prim Batting Christmas Trees
By: Rebekah Meier
Other supplies: scissors, pinking shears, 3 cosmetic sponges, water, sentiment stamp (such as Merry Christmas), zip-loc sandwich bag
- Using rotary cutter and mat, cut batting strips into 1/2” strips.
- Using a water mist bottle, spray water into a plastic sandwich bag. Add 2-3 drops of Distress ink into bag.
- Place batting strips into the bag and “squish”, coating strips with color. Remove from bag to dry.
- Starting at the top wind batting around the Cone shape. Keep winding batting around Cone and secure with glue at the base.
- Following the same steps, apply Tea Dye ink onto batting.
- Stamp sentiment onto piece of chipboard. Trim around sentiment with scissors. Using cosmetic sponge, apply Distress ink to the edges and center of tag. Hang finished sign to the center of tree.
- Glue spool to the bottom of tree.
- Glue buttons to tree and highlight with Stickles.
Christmas Tree Tips:
Add glitter to tag for a festive effect.
For a grungy looking tree, use several shades of Distress inks in sepia and tea stain colors. Keep adding colors until desired color is achieved.