Nicole™ Crafts Glittered Lighted Wood Tree

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by Karen Fennimore, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Glittered Lighted Wood Tree

Start a new Christmas tree tradition this year!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:3-1/2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for neither the paint nor the glue.
  • 2
    Paint wood tree back and front Holly Green. Let dry. Paint base and star Yellow Ochre. Let dry.
  • 3
    Draw a line of hot glue along each section of tree. Carefully lay garland in glue. Cut end of string holding garland together. Pull string slowly out of beads. Push beads into hot glue.
  • 4
    Continue to hot glue garland for each section, two rows for each section as shown.
  • 5
    Hot glue only Gold beads from garland to front of star. Hot glue star to top of tree.
  • 6
    Apply Tacky Glue across the middle of each section approximately 1-1/2 inch to 2 inch wide. Sprinkle Christmas Green glitter over glue. Allow to set. Shake off excess.
  • 7
    Using mini and medium pouncers, dab into Tacky Glue and create dots randomly in each section of wood tree. Sprinkle remaining glitters (Christmas Red, King Gold Iridescent and Sage Green) over glue dots. Allow to set. Shake off excess.
  • 8
    Glue trim around edge of base.
  • 9
    Brush Tacky Glue over top of base. Sprinkle King Gold Iridescent glitter over Tacky Glue. Allow to set. Shake off excess.
  • 10
    Spray two coats of sealer.
  • 11
    Insert lights.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:3-1/2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Nicole#0153; Crafts Wood Christmas Tree with Holes 29-1/2 inch 104142634
  • Nicole#0153; Crafts Light Set 35 Clear Bulbs 104566987
  • Nicole#0153; Crafts Wood Shape 3-1/2 inch Star 104140087
  • Nicole#0153; Crafts Mini Tree Treasures Garland Bead Red and Green and Gold 3 foot 104554906 (6)
  • Nicole#0153; Crafts Ultra Fine Premium Glitter 2 oz. Christmas Green 104559005
  • Nicole#0153; Crafts Ultra Fine Premium Glitter 2 oz. Christmas Red 104559003
  • Nicole#0153; Crafts Ultra Fine Premium Glitter 2 oz. King Gold Iridescent 104559000
  • Nicole#0153; Crafts Ultra Fine Premium Glitter 2 oz. Sage Green 104559007
  • Nicole#0153; Crafts Trim-it 6 foot Fancy Loop Braid Gold 104788074
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Sealer/Finisher 12 oz. Gloss 104549582
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Yellow Ochre 104106685
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Holly Green 104106669 (2)
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Shader Size 12 104118907
  • Nicole#0153; Crafts Foam Pouncer 3 pc. Mini 104110702
  • Nicole#0153; Crafts Stencil Foam Pouncer 3 pc. Medium 104110703
  • Nicole#0153; Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Aleene's 4 oz. Original Tacky Glue 104148018
  • Scissors