Acrylic Trees

Acrylic Trees

What You'll Need:

Acrylic Tree Set
Cardstock: Red, Pink, Greens and Blue
3 Sheets 12"x 12" White Cardstock
Mod Podge®
X-Acto® Knife
Glue Stick
Foam Brush
Straight Edge
Pencil
Cutting Mat

Courtesy of Darice®
Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Time: 1 Hour (Not Including Dry Time)

How to Make Acrylic Trees


Affordable and festive, these Acrylic Trees are the perfect decoration for any space this season! Whether you want to dress up your dorm room or are looking for a nice decoration for your mantle, homemade Acrylic Trees are a great idea!
 
  • 1 Trace trees

    Trace each tree onto the white cardstock. Cut them out and set aside. 

  • 2 Cut strips of cardstock

    Cut strips of cardstock into random sizes and angles. 

  • 3 Arrange & glue strips

    Arrange and glue the strips onto each of the 3 white cardstock trees. Allow the strips to overlap and hang over the edges of the cardstock. 

  • 4 Mod Podge┬« tree

    Mod Podge® the backside of the acrylic tree and position the cardstock tree into place. Press firmly down onto the cardstock to remove bubbles. 

  • 5 Place & trim cardstock

    Place the tree cardstock side down onto work surface and trim excess paper along the acrylic edge. Set aside to dry. 

  • 6 Repeat with remaining trees

    Repeat with the remaining 2 trees.