If you’re anything like me, you’ve wandered the aisles of the store searching for the perfect tree topper but haven’t found ‘the one.’ Well, good news… because you can make your own DIY tree topper and customize it any way you wish! Bright, happy tree? Check out the DIY Pom Pom tree topper. Gold themed this year? That woven glittered tree topper is dreamy! Play around with color and texture, and you’re sure to find a handmade tree topper idea you love from the 15 creative ideas below!
15 DIY Tree Topper Ideas
Sugar & Cloth’s pom pom tree topper is so fun! This is another topper that the kids can make, but you can dress it up to look more sophisticated, as it does in this photo, too.
Some glittered cardstock, scissors and glue are all you need to make a gorgeous woven star tree topper that dazzles.
For a semi-DIY option, try this farmhouse snowflake tree topper. Gray and white chalk paint give this wooden snowflake a distressed look that’s so charming.
Make a 3-D printable star in your own style using stampers, paint and other clever decorative touches. This is gorgeous!
Let the kids make an adorable elf hat tree topper for a whimsical touch.
Carve a whimsical star out of a foam sheet, layer on some glue and sparkly diamond dust or glitter, and you have a fun, sparkly star topper to add to any tree.
Add small, lightweight ornaments to a styrofoam cone to create this cute glitter cone topper.
The playful star topper here adds to the charm of the ABC tree for the kids’ playroom.
This sunburst mirror tree topper is gorgeous, and we love the idea of using a basket instead of a tree skirt. It makes artificial trees look so much better!
Have you ever thought of using a metallic balloon as your tree topper? The first letter of your last name in gold, silver or another color will look so pretty this year.
This simple beaded star topper by Fall for DIY was made with only wire, clay, and pliers. You could also let the kids make this using pre-made beads. It’ll look lovely either way.
This giant ornament tree topper from A Kailo Chic Life is gorgeous and colorful!
Add your own DIY touches to a pre-made bow to make a giant bow tree topper like this one. Beautiful.
Want a super affordable tree topper to keep that decorating budget down? This starburst tree topper is made from pipe cleaners and will only cost you a couple of bucks.
A twine ball tree topper will look fantastic on a rustic-themed tree.