Christmas Tree Dress Form
If you’re looking for something different for your holiday decorating, this could be it! Maybe even if you’re looking something different to wear!
Although, it might be itchy!
Christmas Tree Dress Form
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I found this dress form at a home decor store years ago. It has several layers of paint. I’m the one that keeps painting it. Although for this look I was okay with the color. If you’re looking for a dress form for display or sewing I found these on Amazon.
I started with a piece of fake garland that’s been well used over the years. I cut it into 8-inch pieces. Or there about. Is hard to measure garland. On one end I made a hook in the wire. Then hooked the garland in the belt.
If you have a dress form without a belt, you can tie a piece of twine to hook the piece of garland.
I could have used more well used garland to make a longer dress…but with those beautiful curves on that leg, I want to show it off!
When I was pulling out the garland from the plastic bin, a pine bush came out with it.
So, I cut it into pieces and added them for more texture to the dress.
For the belt, I went farmhouse and added burlap ribbon. The knot is in the back and tucked between the metal.
For a soft glow at night, I added battery lights and tucked them around the pine needles.
Just to class up the dress I added a scrap of rick-rack over the burlap ribbon. Plus I love saying rick-rack.
So she didn’t go out in the internet world topless, I gathered up a scrap piece of toile fabric and stuffed it down her neck.
For all the years I have this dress form, this is the first time I’ve dressed her.. yep she usually just standing around naked, but at least she’s been different colors.
Funny side story
I once had a neighbor with a goose statue next to the front door. Each morning the goose got a new outfit. If it was a rainy day it wore a yellow slicker. It had several flowery dresses. It had more clothes that I did. But it was fun to drive or walk by to what the goose was wearing that day. But please, I hope I don’t get to that extreme with my dress form.
More Ideas to decorate a dress form
- Add necklace or other jewelry
- Use a chocker for a belt
- Cover the top with garland
- Arrange the garland to the floor and add a star for a top for a Christmas tree shape
I would love to name her. Got any ideas?
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What a cute idea, I have a desk sized dress form and I’ll have to see if there are and small enough pine branches to use.
Great idea! Thanks