I’ve gathered 25 fun and unique DIY Christmas tree topper ideas that you can make in plenty of time for tree trimming!
Over the years I’ve figured out all kinds of tricks for decorating a beautiful, cozy Christmas tree. But there is one thing that I am never quite satisfied with – the Christmas tree topper. I can never seem to find just the right thing!
I’ve used a light up star for the past few years and while it was pretty, I felt really meh about it. This year I actually didn’t use any topper at all, I just added some extra Christmas picks to the top of the tree to give it more shape.
So I decided to search out the best DIY Christmas tree toppers I could find. Christmas tree toppers with a bit more personality than a simple star from Target.
There are definitely some great, unique ideas here that have got my wheels turning for my own tree!
25 Unique Christmas Tree Topper Ideas
These 25 beautiful and unique DIY Christmas Tree Toppers are full of inspiration for decorating your Christmas tree.
DIY Designer Christmas Tree Topper
Learn how to make a designer tree topper with ribbon and Christmas picks. This can be customized to your style and decor.
How to Make a Chicken Weathervane - with Template
For all my farmhouse-loving friends, look at this weathervane tree topper. Isn't it just fabulous? The good news is there is a FREE template so you can make your own.
How to Make a $3 Farmhouse Tree Topper
Not only is this farmhouse tree topper beautiful, but it is also inexpensive to make! It would look great on a winter wonderland tree style too.
Star Tree Topper with Free Templates
Create your own DIY star tree topper with this free template. You can use your favorite color scheme so the decor matches.
Snowman Tree Topper
Have you seen the prices of tree toppers recently? They can be so pricey, especially if they are as cute as this snowman tree topper.
DIY Tree Topper with Pompoms
This pompom tree topper is so unique and adorable. What a fun addition to your Christmas tree. I bet the kids would love to enjoy putting this together. You could handle the hot glue!
DIY Owl Tree Topper
Are you an owl fan? If so, you want to see how this DIY owl tree topper. Isn't it just the sweetest?
How to Make an Angel Tree Topper
Create this vintage-style angel tree topper for a spin on the classic angel. Can you believe it is made with all dollar store supplies?
Woven Paper Tree Topper
This fabulous woven paper tree topper isn’t as difficult as it may look to make. You only need paper and glue!
Lollipop Wrapped Candy Tree Toppers
Candyland Christmas-themed decorations can be very pricey. Learn how to make your own lollipop candy tree toppers for a fraction of the cost of store-bought. These are way too cute!
How to Make a Tree Topper Bow
Have you ever wondered how to make oversized tree toppers like the ones you see on the mall trees? This tutorial shows you what materials you need and also has detailed pictures to walk you through each step.
Easy, Dramatic, DIY Christmas Tree Topper
Create an impressive and EASY DIY Christmas tree topper with this simple tutorial. It has a little bit of elegance to it.
How to Make a Floral Deer / Reindeer Head Christmas Tree Topper & Centerpiece
Create a large DIY Christmas tree topper with a classic country Christmas feel to it, thanks to the stag and pretty ribbon.
How to Make a Candy Cane Star Tree Topper
Make a simple, inexpensive candy cane tree topper for a fun and unique look. After Christmas, you could give the kids a treat, if they love candy canes!
DIY Driftwood Angel Tree Topper
For any of you who decorate in a coastal theme, this DIY driftwood angel tree topper is so pretty. It's also inexpensive to make.
DIY Tree Topper from Dollar Tree Items! - Leap of Faith Crafting
Here is a pretty star dollar store tree topper for a budget-friendly option. You can also use colorful yarn instead of twine.
DIY Moravian Star Tree Topper
Stop by the thrift store and pick up some old books to make this gorgeous DIY Moravian Star Tree Topper
My DIY Tree Topper
This gorgeous red and green tree topper began with a red solo cup! You have to see how this was made.
Coastal Christmas: DIY Driftwood Tree Topper
Here is another coastal driftwood tree topper with a fun starburst feel. Super inexpensive to DIY!
DIY Beaded Star Tree Topper
Learn how to make a farmhouse-style star Christmas Tree Topper using wood beads. It's easy and inexpensive!
DIY Snowflake Tree Topper with Pipe Cleaners
Pick up some pipe cleaners and make your own DIY snowflake tree topper. What a budget-friendly decorating option!
DIY Starburst Tree Topper
This fun DIY starburst tree topper can be made in under an hour and can be painted any color you like.
DIY Felt Star Tree Topper
All you need is felt, embroidery floss and poly-fil to make this adorable felt star tree topper. Match your holiday color scheme for a fun look.
Mod Starburst Tree Topper
Learn how to make a Modern starburst pipe cleaner tree topper with this simple tutorial.
Toilet Paper Roll Tree Topper
Save those toilet paper rolls because you will want to make this lovely toilet paper roll tree topper.
Christmas Tree Toppers You Can Buy
And if you’re looking for the perfect Christmas tree topper but don’t have the time to make your own, I also found quite a few fantastic tree topper options you can buy.
These tree toppers include ideas for all styles from the whimsical to the elegant and include a range of price points. (Some are as low as $20!)
So many creative Christmas tree topper ideas! Now I’m excited to choose a new tree topper for my own tree!
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