Deco Mesh Christmas Tree

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by Colleen Vander Hayden, A.C. Moore

Deco Mesh Christmas Tree

The Deco Mesh Tree is so beautiful and lovely - and can be kept from year to year too!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:3 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Pull all three wires of tomato cage together and tie together with Emerald chenille stem to make the point of the tree.
  • 2
    Wrap lights around cage from top to bottom.
  • 3
    Fold Emerald Green mesh in half lengthwise and gather end. Tie to bottom ring of tomato cage.
  • 4
    Working around the base, pleat and gather the mesh to form fluffy loops and secure with chenille stems to cage. Cut off mesh when you reach your starting point.
  • 5
    Repeat step 3 for middle ring and top ring of tomato cage and add additional layers until you reach the top.
  • 6
    Fold Kelly Green mesh in half lengthwise and gather and pleat securing to tomato cage in between the layers of Emerald Green mesh.
  • 7
    Repeat step 6 working your way to the top.
  • 8
    Take any leftover scraps and allow to roll. Cross over each other and wrap over tip of tree to cover the wires.
  • 9
    Make a 5 yard bow out of burlap ribbon.
  • 10
    Cut second roll of burlap ribbon in half, then fold halves in half to make streamers for tree.
  • 11
    Secure streamers to bow and attach to tree with Emerald chenille stem.
  • 12
    Tuck streamers into layers of mesh periodically.
  • 13
    Hot glue plastic ornaments to tree.
  • 14
    Cut heads off of poinsettia bush with wire cutters and hot glue to tree.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:3 hours

Project Supplies

  • Panacea™ Galvanized Tomato Cage 42 inch 104745277
  • Nicole™ Crafts 60 mm Plastic Ornaments 6 Assorted Colors 104284235 (2)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Burlap Ribbon 2-1/2 inch x 5 yard Christmas Mix 2 104760890 (2)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Deco Mesh Roll 21 inch x 10 yard Metallic Kelly Green 104583598 (2)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Deco Mesh Roll 21 inch x 10 yard Metallic Emerald Green 104573298 (2)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Poinsettia Bush Red 104661735
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 3 mm 30 pc. Emerald 104277464
  • Darice® Teeny Bulb&#0153 Multi-Function 140 ct. Clear Light Brown Wire 104640229
  • Panacea™ Heavy Duty 8 inch Wire Cutters 104455865
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik™ Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Scissors