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A Musical Christmas Tree Made With Yarn

December 18, 2016

Hi sweet friends, I'm so glad you're here!  A few weeks ago when I pulled out the boxes of Christmas decorations I found a musical Christmas tree that was in need of repair.  It was a favorite of mine growing up!  My mom would display it during the holidays and I would twist the bottom of it to listen to the sweet song that played from the music box.  It had a green and silver mesh Christmas tree on it and played Silent Night. I thought I could restore the mesh tree, but it was beyond my capabilities.  However the music box and metal sticks were in good condition, so I thought I would just go ahead and replace the tree.

I made a short video for you to hear the sweet music it plays. The video is at the end of this post.

I purchased a Styrofoam tree form at Michaels and used white yarn that I already had.

                                        Starting at the base I wrapped the yarn around the tree form.

When I reached the top, I used a small amount of spray adhesive to keep the yarn intact.

I used feather yarn to give the tree some fluff.  
Then I poked a hole in the bottom of the Styrofoam with the metal sticks and pushed them through to the top.  Now the tree stands on the music box.

My Christmas tree needed a topper.  
I used a vintage light bulb from a set of bulbs that my mother gave me. 

I displayed my white, fluffy, musical Christmas tree with a few tiny faux trees that I purchased at Target. 

The pine cone wreath I made last year How to Make a Pine Cone Wreath 
This year I gave the wreath a mini makeover with more pine cones and gold spray paint.
I attached it to a black chalkboard.

Click on the video to hear Silent Night.

They have a great collection of tabletop trees

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