When 32 sets 16 strings two connected together were put over the top it was a dance around the maypole to get them untangled. You can make a table top tree appear taller and bigger than it really is by making yourself a diy crate and using it as a tree stand.
Step 2 dig a hole in the ground about 18 inches deep and a foot wide where you d like to set up the pole for your christmas tree.
How to make a christmas tree with lights and a pole. Nov 15 2014 pole trees are really simple to make and create a great effect in your christmas light display all you need are 16 small tent stakes and a piece of 25mm or 40mm pvc and several strings of m5 or 5mm super bright lights. First you need a sledgehammer a mallet a good spot in the yard a yard stick and the threaded metal pole part f that is 1 yard in length. My trees range in size from 6 feet to 9 feet.
These don t need to be nearly as large as the mega tree ones. Outdoor christmas lights tips diy tricks that will save you a ton of time. Hanging santa suit source unknown christmas lights santa suit.
For each pole tree you wish to construct purchase a 25mm or. Christmas lights tree clear christmas lights command light clips. Second lay down your materials and pick up the metal pole and the mallet.
With the pole in the ground and the base on the ground around it it was time to put the lights up. We spent 25 30 and made three trees diy christmas decor backyard. Plastic and 6 to 8 inches long.
For each pole tree you wish to construct purchase a 1 piece of pvc as long as you want your tree high. Black and white gingham drum light fixture christmas tree stand. Also purchase 16 tent stakes.
You ll learn two different ways of hanging christmas lights in the trees in your. Pallet dark green spray paint red bow clear lights. Third stand your metal pole upright on top of your desired location.
Diy north pole sign pvc pipe red glitter duct tape globe light cover rope lights battery operated light 3m hooks. Here is an easy idea to light up your yard for christmas without spending a lot of time and money. Bend a metal coat hanger into a loop about 3 inches in diameter through which each of your light strings will pass.
Duct tape the loop to stand up on the top of the pole. For under 10 you can buy pieces of lumber to make your crate and make good use of a small christmas tree rather than buying a gigantic tree that s expensive to decorate. You could go as high as 10 feet but the center pole may bend a bit.
I used a long pole and put the lights over the top two strings at a time.