You can make a red truck with Christmas tree ornament in just minutes with a few supplies. I love adding trucks with trees to my Christmas decor! I add them to my mantel and, of course, my Christmas tree. If you love the look as well, you will want to make one or more of these ornaments! After all, you can’t go wrong with a red truck with a Christmas tree. This one was originally posted over at Darice where I am a paid contributor but I thought I would post it here in case you missed it.
Supplies needed to make this red truck with Christmas tree ornament:
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- Unfinished wood truck
- Americana Color Stain (in red and black)
- Small (3 inch) bottle brush tree
Start by staining your truck red. Why stain and not paint? The stain is more forgiving on a project like this one. It is easier to get into the details, cracks, and crevices. The stain will also give a more rustic appearance to this red truck with Christmas tree ornament and that is exactly the look we are going for. So, paint on one coat, allow to sit a few minutes, then wipe away with a rag.
Once your red stain has dried completely, then move onto the black on the wheels. Repeat the same process and then set the entire truck aside to dry.
In the meantime, if your bottle brush tree has any sort of stand, you will need to remove that. I just used scissors to snap it off.
Then, once dry, just tie the tree into the bed of the truck with some twine. Use additional twine through the cab as a means to hang your red truck with Christmas tree ornament.
Then just hang your new ornament on the tree! You might want to get the supplies to make a bunch of these as you are going to love the way they look on your tree. The stain goes a long way and you could make a ton of ornaments with it. All you really need to do is pick up a bunch of trucks and trees.
Will you be making a red truck with Christmas tree ornament this year? We would love to see the results if you do!