Step four:  Decoupage the paper onto the desired slats on the tree.  I opted to only cover three slats on each tree and leave the lovely green paint showing on the others.  Seal the top of the paper with decoupage to ensure that it adheres well to the wood.

Decorate a rustic pallet tree to create a shabby chic pallet christmas tree piece of home decor. Cute, easy to make DIY decor for the holidays.

Step five:  When the paper is dry, gently sand the edges of the paper with a sanding tool.

Decorate a rustic pallet tree to create a shabby chic pallet christmas tree piece of home decor. Cute, easy to make DIY decor for the holidays.

Step six:  Use hot glue to add button “ornaments” to the Christmas tree.  Top the pallet Christmas tree off with old jewelry pieces.

Decorate a rustic pallet tree to create a shabby chic pallet christmas tree piece of home decor. Cute, easy to make DIY decor for the holidays.

This post first appeared at the Walnut Hollow blog, where you can often find me!

For lots of other fun Christmas and holidays decorating ideas, click HERE.  I love to decorate for Christmas and I have a ton of free tutorials to share with you.  Have fun crafting and creating!

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