How to Make a Burlap Christmas Tree with Glitter {Video Tutorial}

♫ On the fourth day of Christmas, my true love made for me… Glitter that Shines ♫

♫ Criss-Cross Twine ♫

♫ Burlap I Love ♫

♫ And an Upcycled Tree that’s Sparkly ♫

Welcome to Day Four of my 12 Days of DIY Christmas Trees.

12 Days od DIY Christmas Trees #12DaysofTrees

I know I showed you how to make this Ruffly Burlap Christmas Tree last week…  but I couldn’t help myself, in showing you this glittery burlap tree too! After all, it’s Christmas… isn’t there something about ♫ deck the halls with boughs of burlap.. fa la la la laaaaaa…♫ No?

Loopy Burlap Christmas Tree with Glitter {Video Tutorial} #12DaysofTrees

This tree was soooo much fun to make… I started by prepping my burlap. That meant cutting my burlap into strip and adding my loops, as well!

How to Make a Burlap Christmas Tree Tuutorial

Then I attached my loopy burlap to my tree.

How to Make a Burlap Christmas Tree

And the last step was to add the sparkle!!

Video Tutorial: How to Make a Burlap Christmas Tree

If you want a little more detail on exactly how I made this tree… we videoed the whole process! It took about 20 minutes to make this tree, but thanks to the magic of video editing and the lovely hubs who worked his magic… we got it down to 4½ minutes!! C’mon, you’ve got 4½ minutes… I promise it’ll get you in the holiday spirit!!

As promised… the glitter Mod Podge dried clear! And all that magnificent sparkle came through. Here are some after pictures to who you how she turned out!

DIY Burlap Christmas Tree {Video Tutorial}

How to Make a Burlap Loop Christmas Tree

Burlap Loop Christmas Tree: Video Tutorial

And that’s a wrap!! A burlap wrap!! Hmmmm… wonder if I could come up with a burlap ‘rap’?! You know, like a puh-pah-chuu-puh-puh-pah-chuu.. all beatbox style! Ha ha!!

Anyyyywho… if you missed the other trees in this 12 Days of DIY Christmas Trees… CLICK HERE!

And if you are in the mood for just a touch more burlap… check out my DIY Wood Pallet Snowmen (Yes, that’s a burlap scarf)!

I’m showing them off over at A Glimpse Inside!

How to Make a Snowman from Wood Pallets

Until next time,

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  1. 1

    Totally cute Candace- I love the way you did the burlap, such a good trick to speed things up! Must pin to remember:) Have a fabulous week!!
    Krista @thehappyhousie recently posted…Get Your DIY On Challenge: Setting the Table for the HolidaysMy Profile

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    My volume is off but I could still tell what you were doing. Since my hearing is already off kilter I tend to read lips somewhat.
    Anyway, great tutorial, glad you shared this, helps to see how easy it is. Think I’ll me making this one also. Just have to get some cones (or make them) and some glitter ModPodge. I’ll be looking at HL to see if I can find the ruffly burlap ribbon with the rhinestones. Want to make at least 2 of your great trees. Happy Thanksgiving

  3. 5

    Love these! Super cute. And I’m totally making me some wooden snowmen. Love the finish on those little guys!


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      Oh, thank you Charlie!!! Are you in Hawaii??? If so, the wood block snowmen would be quite appropriate, ha ha!! I love how the finish turned out as well!! Did you see the wood pallet tree we made… we did the same finish on that one!! I love that it matches these little snowmen!! Thanks for stopping by!! If you make the snowmen, I’d love to see them!! Maybe you could email me a picture or share it on Facebook!! I love seeing the creative spin you all add to your projects!! Have fun and Happy Holidays!!
      Candace @ Vintage News Junkie recently posted…DIY Wood Pallet Christmas Tree {TWO Video Tutorials} & HUGE Silhouette SaleMy Profile

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    So glad I clicked on this link in the Bloggertunities group. I just love your burlap Christmas tree! I am so gonna do this!
    Alli recently posted…Gingerbread House Decorating Party + Throwback ThursdayMy Profile

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    These are super cute!! I was wondering, though, how much burlap is needed for the tree made in the video? i’m thinking 1 yard would do the trick but i’m horrible with guesstimating measurements. I’d really appreciate some info on that :) Thanks!

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    Shawna Frymire says:

    I made a red Burlap tree this evening a smaller one to start will be making 2 more sizes tomorrow one with more bling on it and then a regular burlap tree with glitter like yours. I love them thank you so much for the DIY video.

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    Candace — I just had an AHA I had to share with you. Could you “do” the glitter Mod Podge down the center of the burlap strip before you do the snips? Just let it dry first. Wouldn’t want to use your best scissors, but with burlap you probably aren’t anyway.

    I’ve so enjoyed the series and getting to know you via the Silhouette Challenge group. Going over to place an order using your code! (I’m justifying adding new orders as a means of spreading affiliate love)