Red & White Christmas: Fringed, Peppermint Stripe Tree

My project for today.

Crafts 'n Coffee

More red & white Christmas decorating ideas today. Have you missed the Peppermint Candy Tree, Peppermint Stripe Sweater Wreath, or the Mitten & Snowball Garland? Today’s tutorial is for a Fringed, Peppermint Stripe Tree. I can see several of these red and white Christmas trees grouped together on the mantel, can’t you? And do you know designer Rebekah Meier’s secret – she made the Fringed, Peppermint Stripe Tree from a second-hand t-shirt.

To make a Fringed, T-Shirt Tree, you’ll need:

  • STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam: 12” cone
  • Knit shirt (Rebekah used a red & white striped shirt from a second-hand store)
  • Red ball ornament
  • Glitter spray (Rebekah used Krylon® Glitter Blast)
  • Low-temp glue gun
  • Tools needed: Scissors; ruler; straight pins; optional: rotary cutter and mat

To make a Fringed, T-Shirt Tree:

1. Using scissors or the rotary cutter and cutting mat, cut shirt…

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About Forestwoodfolk

Scandinavian culture, literature and traditions are close to my heart, even though I am Australian. I have Scandinavian, Frisian and Prussian/Silesian ancestry and for that reason, I feel a connection with that part of the world. I am an avid Nordic Crime fiction reader, and enjoy photography, writing and a variety of cooking and crafts, and traditional decorative art forms. Politically aware and egalitarian by nature, I have a strong environmental bent.
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