Images • 25.10.2018

Back to nature: Christmas decorating tips, part 2

Woodwork self-made

A wooden Christmas tree is unquestionably a classic among Christmas decorations. You can make your own beautiful and interesting decorative elements using some basic woodworking skills.

woodwork fir trees carved from a mould; copyright: iXtenso / Pott...
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woodwork fir trees with green needles; copyright: iXtenso / Pott...
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The spectrum of potential wooden decorations ranges from realistic to abstract looking. Different materials such as glass, metal, plastic, paper, felt and even real Christmas tree branches or needles can be incorporated into the ornaments.

woodwork fir trees with twigs; copyright: iXtenso / Pott...
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Christmas decorations made of glass and wood in the form of fir trees;...
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Aside from Christmas trees, angels and animals are also a treasured theme. They are especially popular with children.

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Angels come in a variety of different shapes and designs. What’s great is that angels have a very recognizable shape.

Simple decorative angels made of wood and metal; copyright: iXtenso / Pott...
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You can build cute decorative elements with simple crafty tools. Show off your craftsmanship!

Wooden poinsettia with accessories; copyright: iXtenso / Pott...
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Various Christmas decoration elements made from twigs; copyright: iXtenso / Pott...
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Author: Julia Pott

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