Everything You Need to Build the Ultimate Food-Lover’s Christmas Tree

updated Aug 3, 2020
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If you love food as much as we do, you might not be satisfied with decorating your tree with metallic balls and figurines of ice skaters. Those things are cute and all, but they’re just not very … you. You want to do your food-lover’s tree up right! With personality and ornaments and flourishes that reflect your obsession with all things baked goods and the thrill of a well-planned dinner.

Here’s how you decorate your tree — and the presents underneath! — in a totally classy way and still do your food-loving tendencies justice.

The Food-Lover’s Christmas Tree: Watch the Video

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See? Classy! You can cover your tree with whisks, cupcake wrappers, paper straws, and more and it’ll look like something you’d see in a Fifth Avenue window display. Then, upon closer look, holiday visitors will see all the food touches and marvel at your brilliance.

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Salt Dough Ornaments

You may have made salt dough ornaments as kid, yes? We took the classic homemade ornament recipe to the next level by adding imprints of winter greens — plus, pom-poms and sequins as berries.

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Whisk Tree Topper

You could put a star on top of your tree this year, or you could put a sputnik-style starburst made out of whisks. Which one sounds better to you? If you’d prefer the latter and want to show off your love for all things kitchen-related this holiday, this post is for you. If you prefer for the former, you might still get a kick out of this easy craft.

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Cookie Cutters to Muffin Liners: 3 Easy DIY Garlands

Not feeling the tinsel garland this year? Perhaps we can interest you in one of these food-themed garlands, instead? They’re all made with supplies from the kitchen.

3 Easy DIY Garlands for Your Food-Lover’s Christmas Tree

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Tree Styling: Morgan Levine