If you're like Ree Drummond, you have opinions about Christmas tree decorations. She's definitely on the DIY ornaments train, preferring ones she's had since childhood or sentimental gifts over a big set of store-bought ornaments. After you've gathered those homespun decorations and picked out a Christmas garland, there's one final element you'll need for the heavy lifting: pretty DIY Christmas tree stands! These are absolutely necessary to help bring together a festive display of Christmas decorations. Sure, it requires a little extra time to make, but a homemade element is always worth it.
Sure, displaying all types of Christmas trees on the plastic stands you buy at the store is an option, but there are so many beautiful homemade alternatives. Try making a stand of your own that will not only beautify your tree, but keep it sturdy and in place as well. Ahead, you'll find tons of ideas for decorative tree stands and tree collars that will match any style, whether you love vintage Christmas decorations or a more modern look. You can put your woodworking skills to the test by making a "box" for your Christmas tree or you could simply create a knitted collar that will make your entire room feel cozy. There's no shortage of amazing DIY Christmas tree stand ideas here!
Antique-Inspired Tree Stand
If you've ever wanted one of those vintage cases, you don't have to drop big bucks at an antique shop! This crate is a fully DIY project using spray paint and stencils but achieves the same authentic charm.
Heavier trees can still fit nicely into well designed DIY stands! Here, a concrete-filled bucket keeps your tree sturdy while the rustic wood box planter acts as a cute cover for the base. Your Christmas tree isn’t going anywhere, and it’ll look so pretty.
Let’s say that you opt for a tiny tree every year instead of a big one, but you’d still like to anchor it somehow. In this case, check out this simple wood block that doubles as a great stand for a little tree.