Unique Christmas Trees Ideas For the Recycling Artist on a Budget or Everyday Cheapskate

If you're on a budget, or an artist  on a budget and you really want a Christmas tree this year, but can't afford it, you may just want to turn to your trash can or recycle bin for a tree. It turns out simple disposable household material can be used to make a tree. Take a look below.


Kidsonroof Cardboard Christmas Tree

via Inhabitotsvia Inhabitots

This brightly colored faux fir tree, designed by Kidsonroof, is made with cardboard. It ready-to-assemble and can easily be put away.



Corflute Christmas Tree

via Samuel Mann's flickr photostreamvia Samuel Mann's flickr photostream

This innovative tabletop Christmas tree is made of salvage corflute. Corflute is the light weight sheet material used to make outdoor signs. The tree picture is part of Samuel Mann's flickr photostream.



"Beermastree" - BeerBottle Christmas Tree

via Fun Housevia Fun House

This elegant Christmas tree is made with beer bottles and round glass shelves. The star of the tree is made out of bottle caps and sits on top of a single beer bottle.


Old Can Christmas Tree

via Chinadailyvia Chinadaily

This amazingly tall tree is 6 meters high and made with 6000 used cans. It takes a ladder to get half way up the tree.


Skylab 4 Food Can Christmas Tree

via Nasa: Skylab 4via Nasa: Skylab 4
The Skylab 4 crew made this tree on board in space in 1973 with food cans.

So what do you think would make a good source for making your own Christmas Tree?