Easy Christmas Tree Project

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Easy Christmas Tree Project is fast, cheap and so very simple to make! It’s great for outside, on your porch, or by your front door! This is a simple, budget-friendly do-it-yourself project that you’ll enjoy making and looking at for years.

Alternately, if you’re tired of sweeping up dried tree needles from your living Christmas tree, this is a great option for inside. For inside, you can use these lights.

tomato cage Christmas tree with lights.

DIY Christmas Tree Craft Project

It’s the simplest thing in the world. Get those cheap tomato cages, these were less than $2 each. I used 2- 200 count strands of white lights and 1- 24 count strand of colored lights on each tree.

Lighted Christmas trees built using tomato cages.

You can get the tomato cages here. As well, here are the colored outdoor Christmas tree lights.

Homemade holiday tree.

Turn the cage upside down and secure the three prongs with wire or zip ties.

strand of LED lights.

Then just start wrapping the white lights around the tomato cage to create the Christmas tree!

Easy Christmas Tree Project is a simple, budget-friendly do-it-yourself holiday project. Bring festive lights to the front porch!

You can secure the lights to the metal with zip ties or wire if needed.

making an outdoor lighted Christmas tree.

Allow for enough cord at the bottom to plug into a power strip.

Three hand built tomato cage lighted Christmas trees.

That’s it. Plug your trees in and enjoy the light show!

You may also like this easy Wine Cork Craft. To see all my easy craft and DIY projects go here.

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  2. Those are super cute! Thanks so much for linking this up to the Winter Wonders & Holiday Happenings link party.

  3. No, Eva….you can't, I promise. I made three last year and they are just great!

  4. I made three of these last year, and there were and ARE the hit of the neighborhood! They are fabulous!

  5. These look beautiful all lighted up! Thanks for sharing, it makes me want to make a few myself now!

  6. I love your Christmas Tree Project 🙂 We have some of these tomato cages right in the basement, hmmmm! Thanks for posting your idea, Paula.

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