Fruit and Foliage Christmas Tree

Fruit and Foliage Christmas Tree

Crafting Time:
  • 3-5 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Beginner
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores

Additional Information



  • 24" tabletop Christmas tree
  • Container to fit base of tree
  • 1 Pkg. floral wire
  • 20 Fruit picks
  • 17 Christmas eucalyptus green picks
  • 1 Bird clip
  • 1 Bolt of 1-1/2" ribbon
  • Optional: 1 block of floral foam to fill container & stabilize tree, as needed
  • Wire cutters
  • Glue gun and glue sticks*
  • Scissors

*Hot glue gun should only be used with adult supervision.


  1. Place tree in container. Use floral foam as needed to position and stablize tree.
  2. Fluff the tree. Refer to photo often for help in placement of materials.
  3. Shorten all pick stems by 2" to 3".
  4. Position fruit picks throughout tree.
  5. Position green Christmas eucalyptus picks, filling in areas between fruit.
  6. Step away from the tree and view from all angles to make sure all materials are evenly distributed.
  7. When picks are positioned as desired, glue or wire them in place.
  8. Clip bird in place on top of the tree.
  9. Tie a bow around the container.