Ken Wingard shows you how to build beautiful DIY upholstered Christmas trees.


  • Foam core
  • X-acto knife
  • Fabric
  • Spray glue
  • Hot glue
  • Upholstery tacks
DIY Upholstered Christmas Trees - Home & Family


1. Create an edge pattern that you like. IT can be a straight edge of zig zag edge

2. Cut out & you’ll use that to cut out your pieces onto foam core

3. Trace your pattern onto your foam core & cut out with an x-acto knife. Do 4 of these cut outs

4. Then measure the width of your foam core & double that to make your slits. Make slits at the top of 2 of your pieces, and then slits on the bottom of 2 of your pieces

5. To attach the fabric -spray glue your foam core & then place it on your fabric

6. Using scissors cut around tthe cut our leaving about 1 inch - 2 inches of excess fabric

7. Fold the fabric to the backside of your foam core & secure down with hot glue

8. Slide your pieces together

9. Add upholstery tacks down along the side if you prefer

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