How to Make a Bottle Brush Christmas Tree

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I have a fun Christmas decoration craft that you can make out of a bottle brush.  Today I’m going to show you how to make a Bottle Brush Christmas Tree.  A bottle brush is the perfect material to use for this Christmas Tree decoration because the bristles take on the look of one of those artificial Christmas Trees.  It makes for a wonderful Christmas decoration that will last for years.  And, your kids will love making them.  So, grab a bottle brush and the rest of the materials and let’s get started.

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Laura from  Dacian Moon Handmade will show you how to make this, in 4 easy steps.







 

Materials Needed

– bottle brush
– craft glue
– glitter
– glass or plastic colored pearls
– scissors
– paintbrush
– eraser
– a piece of paper







 

Step 1

Place the piece of paper in front of you…







… take the bottle brush and give it a haircut.







You should cut it in small steps until it looks like a tree.








Step 2

Take the eraser…







… and fix the tree in the middle of it. It should be a large eraser to support the tree. You can use polystyrene , wood or anything else strong enough to support your tree.







 

Step 3

Spread glitter on the paper…







…then apply glue on the tree, using the paintbrush…







… like this.







Before the glue is dry, roll your tree over the glitter.







Take care to have glitter on all sides.







It will look like this.







 

Step 4

The final step is to add to it some globes, so put the glass / plastic pearls in the branches without glitter. They will stick in place because of the glue. I used a toothpick to place them in place.







Your little tree will make a wonderful decoration.







Isn’t this Bottle Brush Christmas Tree adorable?  This Christmas Tree will make for a great table top decoration for Christmas.  And, your child will love that they made this Christmas decoration themselves.

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