If you wouldn’t go to a holiday party without your pants, don’t forget to give your tree her skirt. No self-respecting Christmas tree can shine brightly when her trunk is showing. Lights, ornaments and garland are all important, but a tree skirt pulls everything together and makes a Christmas tree the center of the room. Christmas trees don’t have to be complicated or over-the-top, here are 20 DIY Christmas tree skirts you can finish by the end of the day.
This is a ready-made fleece blanket with some felt embellishments added with a glue gun. So simple and so cute. This option is inexpensive and easy enough that you could update it every year with different colors or options.
Can you believe this one is made from a painter’s drop cloth?! Absolutely beautiful and full of holiday ruffles.
Burlap is another popular option for a simple, rustic, chic Christmas tree skirt. It provides just enough coverage to peek out from under the tree and give a little cozy style.
Basic white fleece and a few felt poinsettias look absolutely stunning. I love the white skirt against the green of a Christmas tree, it looks elegant and really makes the light pop.
I love this idea of adding handprints to a basic white tree skirt. This is a wonderful gift option for grandparents, or mark the growth of your own children by adding handprints every year.
This tree skirt has all of my favorite things in one piece. It’s everything. It’s burlap and plaid and fleece and pure perfection. Best of all, you can order it on Etsy and have it shipped to your house by the holidays.
This tree skirt came straight out of whoo-ville and I love every inch of it. This is definitely more work than some of the other options, but the finished product is absolutely stunning.
If you want to upgrade your tree skirt for a ball gown, this is the one for you. It’s elevated, beautifully simple and cost less than $12. All you need is a simple round tablecloth and a little needle and thread to create some ruching.
I love items that look custom and expensive but are inexpensive DIY’s, and this tree skirt fits that bill perfectly. Sequins, pom poms, and a pop of color – what more do you need?
You can remake any plain tree skirt by adding some felt scallops. I absolutely love the teal and white colors, but you could switch it to match whatever Christmas theme you prefer.
This tree skirt makes me want to learn how to crochet immediately. I love the idea of a giant, soft snowflake under the tree, it is absolutely beautiful.
No time? No budget? No problem. This is a no-sew fleece tree skirt. All you need is three yards of fleece, which is inexpensive and comes in virtually any pattern under the sun. Cut and tie and then you’re done. This is perfect for a farmhouse style Christmas tree.
This no-sew option is absolute simplicity while still maintaining a whimsical elegance. I love the giant pom poms and the monochromatic coloring creates a seamless look.
If you love burlap, combine the light and dark or even colored options to create a beautiful tree skirt that doesn’t require any sewing.
When the party starts in 15 minutes and you’ve just realized you forgot to pick up a tree skirts, use what you have. Colorful scarfs make a great way to cover the tree in a beautiful pinwheel fashion.
This chic modern option is one of my favorites. Simple grey flannel combined with a little white embroidery is simple and beautiful.
Not a skirt person? Go with a vintage look by creating a burlap bag for the tree. I love the look and the adorable bow is the perfect touch.