An articlePosted by BBC News on December 20, 2018 05:59:00A Christmas tree made from recycled materials can be made to look like it came from a toy store, using an old cardboard box and some scrap cardboard.
This DIY kit is the perfect way to turn a discarded Christmas tree into a gift for your loved one or family member.
Step 1: Cut the tree into 12 by 12-inch (30 by 30cm) squaresThe best way to make a tree from discarded cardboard is to cut it into 12 squares.
To make this DIY tree, cut the bottom half of the tree down to size and use scissors to trim off any unwanted branches.
Step 2: Clean the tree with bleachStep 2A: Put a bucket of bleach in a sink and place the wood scraps in a plastic container.
Step 3: Place the wood in the bucketStep 4: Fill the container with bleach to kill germs and to kill bacteria.
Step 5: Seal the container and put the plastic bucket back in the sink.
Step 6: Repeat steps 4 and 5 until you have all 12 trees in the house.
Step 7: Hang the trees in a tree trunk or in a window.
You can buy tree trunks and even windows from Amazon for about $10 each.