Paper Cone Christmas Trees

Materials

  • Recycled small can (designer used cat food can)
  • Cardstock or construction paper: green, red, white
  • Holiday-print paper
  • Wooden shapes: circles, stars
  • Wooden dowel, 8” length
  • Plastic-foam scrap, two 1” squares
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paints: Primary Red, Citron Green

Tools

  • Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue
  • Scissors
  • Black marker
  • Paintbrushes
  • Newspaper (to cover work surface)

Directions

STEP 1

  • On covered work surface, paint eight stars or circles Citron Green or Primary Red. Use black marker to outline shapes.

STEP 2

  • Measure and cut 6”x9” cardstock rectangle. Roll rectangle into cone; trim ends. Glue cone ends together. Glue stars or circles on cone.

STEP 3

  • Insert wooden dowel into one plastic-foam scrap. Glue dowel into cone. Glue large star or circle on end of dowel.

STEP 4

  • Measure and cut print paper same-size as recycled can. Glue print paper around can.

STEP 5

  • Glue remaining 1” plastic-foam scrap into can. Insert dowel into plastic foam scrap.

STEP 6

  • Fill space around bottom of tree with wrapped candies.
by Melony Bradley
Paper Cone Christmas Trees
Paper Cone Christmas Trees