Tinsel Tree

Tinsel Tree

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Beginner
Project Courtesy of: FloraCraft

Additional Information



  • Styrofoam brand foam cone, 4"x9"
  • Tinsel garland
  • Silver glitter
  • Silver floral picks
  • Toothpick
  • Cardboard scrap
  • White craft glue

SIZE: Project size 9" tall


  1. Beginning at bottom and working towards top, wrap garland around cone, gluing in place until cone is completely covered. Cut end and glue to cone top.
  2. Trace and cut out star pattern. Pattern is shown at 100%, but you may need to enlarge or reduce depending on print-out. Tip to tip should measure 3". Trace star onto cardboard; cut out. Glue top half of toothpick to bottom back of star. Cover both sides and edges of star with glue; sprinkle with glitter and let dry. Poke end of toothpick into cone top.
  3. Press floral picks into cone base as shown.


For a tinsel wreath, use Styrofoam 6" wreath. Glue 1/2" silver ribbon around inside edge of wreath. Cover wreath in garland. Tie bow from 1" silver wired ribbon; attach to center bottom of wreath. Make hanger from 1/2" ribbon, attach to top back. If 6" wreath is not available, purchase 6" disc and cut out center with serrated knife, leaving 1" wide wreath base.

Tinsel Tree is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Tinsel tree plus wreath Project is simple and a delight. Great for centerpieces on dining table or coffe table, especially in an area that needs something but not too overly much.
Date published: 2008-05-18
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