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Fishing Line Christmas Tree Ideas

People are always looking for an alternative Christmas tree or even a different way to display the Christmas Village. This is where the Fishing Line Tree comes in. Items you will need include a wooden base, wooden dowel for center stand, your choice color fishing line, snow felt, tree decorations of your liking, a glue gun to secure decorations, a hammer and finishing nails for the line. It's so simple and easy to make and you can even use leftover Christmas tinsel and anything else you want to add to make it special. They would also make excellent gifts and you could make the trees for different seasons such as Easter or Thanksgiving.
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Fishing Line Christmas Tree

Supplies:

Mono filament Fishing Line ---12 Pound clear

12" Round Board

3/4" Thick 1/2" Dowel

1"Nails With Heads

Cotton Batting

2 Strings of 35 Lights

Garland

Miniature Christmas Decorations

Instructions:

1. Center a nail in the bottom of 12" Board. Hammer softly the dowel, whatever size you choose eg 12 to 16" long onto the nail.(secure around dowel with hot glue)

2. Hammer a nail (Not all the way in the top of the dowel, leaving an inch)

3. In the 12" Base, put nails with big heads about every 1/4"

4. Wrap lights around dowel

5. Wrap with garland hiding all the wires from the lights on the dowel.

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6. Hot glue the batting to the 12" board.

7. Hot glue the Miniature Christmas Decorations to the 12" board.

8. When complete, Take the Fishing Line starting at the top of the dowel. Tie a knot around the dowel and weave it from dowel top to nail in base all the way around, leaving the cord sticking out so you can plug it in. Pull your fishing line tight but not so tight that it pulls the center dowel to one side.

9. After you are finished with the fishing line, wrap a piece of garland around the top to hide dowel nail. Then wrap garland around base to cover the nails.


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