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Ken Wingard celebrates 70 years of Peanuts at the Hallmark Headquarters in Kansas City with a DIY Charlie Brown Christmas Tree.
DIY Charlie Brown Christmas Tree
Level:
Beginner
How-To:
Christmas Decor
Seasonal Event:
Christmas

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MATERIALS:

  • Faux evergreen sprigs
  • ¼” wooden dowel cut to about 12” tall
  • Masking tape
  • Floral tape
  • Wire snips
  • Red ornament
  • Ornament hook
  • Blue felt
  • Fabric scissors
  • Drill with ¼” bit
  • 4” x 6” wooden craft rectangles x2
  • Hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • Optional if you don’t want to use floral tape:
    • Brown craft paint
    • Paintbrush

TO CREATE THE LINUS QUOTE SIGN

  • Print of quote graphic provided here
  • Scissors
  • Colorful cardstock in a deep green
  • Glue stick
  • ¼” wooden dowel
  • Craft plaque
  • Drill with ¼” bit
  • Hot glue gun and glue sticks

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Clip some small sprigs of evergreen off and tape them onto the dowel with masking tape.
  2. Shape the tree to be a bit droopy and curved to one side.
  3. Cover the masking tape with floral tape or brown paint. If painting, set it aside to dry after.
  4. Drill a hole through the center of each piece of craft wood, line up the holes and secure them together with hot glue.
  5. Place the trunk of the tree into the hole of the stand and glue in place.
  6. Cut a swatch of blue felt for Linus’s blanket and wrap it around the base loosely.
  7. Place the red ornament on the top branch of the tree.

TO CREATE THE LINUS QUOTE SIGN

  1. Print the provided graphic here and trim it down to desired size.
  2. Cut a piece of the cardstock about 1” larger than the quote on all sides.
  3. Adhere the quote to the cardstock with a glue stick.
  4. Roll the paper to create the whimsical wave.
  5. Glue the paper to the dowel with hot glue.
  6. Drill a hole in the center of the craft plaque, add a drop of hot glue then place the dowel in.
  7. Add to your décor and enjoy!

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