To me, there is nothing comfier than a pair of perfectly broken in blue jeans. When I wanted to invoke coziness this Christmas season, I had the brilliant idea of adding that element to one of my trees. Here's how I created coziness in my dining room with this Denim Christmas tree.
After I decorated the tree in the family room, I had a lot of leftover ornaments that didn't fit with this year's decor. Anyway, being the frugalista that I am, I thought I would repurpose these unused ornaments into a nice pairing for my dining room. Here's how I did it!
Denim Christmas Tree
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Cut your denim into workable strips. Mine were between a half inch to an inch wide. Hot glue the jeans to the ornament, overlapping each piece. Finish it off with twine if you'd like!
I mixed in a bit of ticking stripe to a few to compliment the theme in my family room.
But, I didn't stop there! I had some leftover mini stockings I found on clearance last year that were red and gray.
I dissembled the stocking my removing the red embellishments. Then, I hot glued them back together and added some tinsel yarn for a bit of whimsy!
Some ornaments I just added the tinsel yarn to with a dab of hot glue.
The last DIY ornament I made was similar to the denim ornaments, but with only ticking stripe fabric. Using hot glue, I took pieces of pine cone and more tinsel yarn to top it off.
Using a combination of denim and burlap, I created a bow for the tree topper.
I added bits of blue jean material to the ribbon garland here and there.
Embellishing a few bows the same way looks beautiful on this Denim Christmas Tree.
My tree skirt is just a bit of leftover ticking fabric to hide the base.
So what do you think? Does denim work on a Christmas tree? Have you tried this before?
Let me know how you DIYed your tree this year! And come back on Friday, when I'll be revealing my Denim and Burlap Christmas Tablescape!