15 Brilliant DIY Tree Toppers

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15 Brilliant DIY Tree Toppers

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.

pom pom tree topper

Some glittered cardstock, scissors and glue are all you need to make a gorgeous woven star tree topper that dazzles.

woven star

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.

farmhouse tree topper

Make a 3-D printable star in your own style using stampers, paint and other clever decorative touches. This is gorgeous!

3d printable star

Let the kids make an adorable elf hat tree topper for a whimsical touch.

elf hat topper

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.

sparkly star

Add small, lightweight ornaments to a styrofoam cone to create this cute glitter cone topper.

glitter cone topper

The playful star topper here adds to the charm of the ABC tree for the kids’ playroom.

whimsical star

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!

sunburst mirror tree topper

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.

balloon tree topper

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.

beaded star topper

This giant ornament tree topper from A Kailo Chic Life is gorgeous and colorful!

giant ornament tree topper

Add your own DIY touches to a pre-made bow to make a giant bow tree topper like this one. Beautiful.

giant bow tree topper

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.

starburst tree topper

A twine ball tree topper will look fantastic on a rustic-themed tree.

twine tree topper

Not in the mood to DIY your tree topper? Here’s a few favorites ready to go, no crafting skills needed:

Whether you veer towards modern, glam, farmhouse, or playful there’s a DIY tree topper idea to fit your style above. Which one caught your eye?

15 Brilliant DIY Tree Toppers
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  1. Thank you, that woven card stock one is brilliant. Of to find silver glittered stock tomorrow to start making it.

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