3 Ways to make a Pegboard Christmas Tree

pegboard christmas tree ribbonThese pegboard Christmas tree ideas are great for anyone with limited space or just looking for an alternative to the typical store bought, fake green tree. These ideas are quick and simple to construct and because the pegboard sits flat on the floor or hung on the wall, it is a space saving alternative to having a large Christmas tree. And this means more room for presents! Yay! First up is my red ribbon tree –ribbon and pegboard xmas treeThese are so simple to put together. Using some pegboard hooks, mark out where you want the outline of your tree to go, and then run the ribbon around the hooks and let it fall in a lovely puddle at the bottom of the pegboard. pegboard chistmas ideasTo make your corners, place two hooks in opposite directions and thread the ribbon in a zig zag motion around them. unique christmas tree ribbonAnd there is no reason you can’t choose your own embellishment for the top of the tree. There are no hard and fast rules, so if you don’t want to use the traditional angel or star, find something else that appeals to you. I have used a red bird on my tree top.pegboard christmas decorFor my next tree i used a simple string of silver beads and a plain white star as the topper. You could also use tinsel, jute string or a garland of felt balls as an alternative. Nat at Little Puddles sells garlands in a variety of Christmas colours and they would be PERFECT for this project. My Christmas budget is at its limit, so i may have to wait until next year to give the garlands a go. pegboard ideas for christmaschristmas tree pegboardMy last pegboard tree is made from a string of coloured lights. My string of lights was quite long, so i managed to wrap it around the tree outline three times. unique christmas treeMake sure you buy lights that are on silver or clear wire, so that they blend in with the pegboard. pegboard chistmas treeI’ve decided to stick with a combination of the lights and silver balls. This way the tree looks pretty during the day as well as the evening when the lights are shining brightly. unique christmas decoratingPhotobomber Perry! Totally confused and unsettled by the constantly changing tree. What do you think? Would you consider a pegboard tree?



  1. December 1, 2014 / 1:50 pm

    your blog is amazing. really. the time, effort, care and love you take with your post and your photos… your innate style…you have found your path xxx too excellent

  2. December 1, 2014 / 6:55 pm

    Reblogged this on Cherrie Hub and commented:
    Isn’t it a smart idea for a DIY Christmas Tree?

    • December 1, 2014 / 7:09 pm

      I thought so! My husband asked me very curiously where my ideas come from? Either he thinks I’m clever or going a little mad….I’m going to go with clever.

  3. December 5, 2014 / 10:21 am

    um how did I miss this amazing post. I adore the peg board and a making a tree on it is so awesome. xox

    • December 5, 2014 / 11:15 am

      Aren’t pegboards the best! So versatile. The pegboard made from lights is really pretty at night….I love it. 🙂

  4. Stacy
    April 9, 2017 / 3:56 am

    Where did you find this pegboard with offset holes?

    • redagapeblog
      April 11, 2017 / 8:48 am

      It was at my local hardware store. I’ve just turned it on it’s side. Hope this helps. 🙂

      • Stacy
        April 11, 2017 / 10:30 am

        Thank you!

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