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Top 10 Unusual and Unconventional Christmas Trees

Top 10 Unusual and Unconventional Christmas Trees

Top 10 Unusual and Unconventional Christmas Trees

Some people have real ones, some have plastic ones and some people (like myself) even have fakes ones with built-in lights! I am of course talking about Christmas trees! We all think out own trees are works of art, but some people like to make a nice festive tree out of anything they can find, so I would like to show you….

Top 10 Unusual and Unconventional Christmas Trees

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Top 10 Unusual and Unconventional Christmas Trees

Murano Masters Christmas Tree Made From Glass Pipes

10 – Glass Pipes (Venice, Italy)

This amazing Christmas tree is made from over 1,000 tubes of Murano glass! Standing at 28ft tall it is a big one for sure and it is said to have weighed over 3 tons! It does have to be said that it looks nice in the dark.

Top 10 Unusual and Unconventional Christmas Trees

Julian Popko and family Christmas Tree Made From lobster pots

9 – Lobster Posts (Massachusetts, USA)

Remember what I said at the beginning of this post?!? Well this really is a case of “anything they can find” and so I bring you a Christmas tree made from nothing more than local fisherman’s lobster pots! Every year Julian Popko and family build one of these trees and it is done for the local people, by the local people’s things.

Top 10 Unusual and Unconventional Christmas Trees

Lyle Wolf Christmas Tree Made From Plastic Christmas Trees

8 – Christmas Trees (Zhejiang, China)

Made by artist Lyle Wolf  this tree made from 350 smaller artificial trees and each with their own decorations was 7 storeys tall and took 70 people several weeks to make, it was made to advertise the Yellow Pages, to represent how many smaller things can suddenly become better seen is they are all in one place.

Top 10 Unusual and Unconventional Christmas Trees

Shogo Kariyazaki Christmas Tree Made From Gold

7 – Gold (Tokyo, Japan)

It might only be 8ft tall, but this Christmas tree would set you back more than most of us will make in a life time! Made from 6 pounds of pure gold it took 15 craftsmen four months to make it! I think I might stick to my plastic one.

Top 10 Unusual and Unconventional Christmas Trees

Various Artist Christmas Tree Made From Plastic Water Bottles

6 – Cooler Bottles (Bangkok, Thailand)

Every year at Christmas time the Siam Discovery Centre in Bangkok makes amazing trees made entirely from recycled bottles! there was lots of different kinds to choose from, but I went with this one made of massive water cooler bottles.

Top 10 Unusual and Unconventional Christmas Trees

Various Artist Christmas Tree Made From Teddy Bears

5 – Teddy Bears (Marina Centre, Singapore)

Made from over 5,000 Conrad Teddy Bears (an official gift of the Conrad Centennial) it really is too cute for words, and super safe because even if it fell on you it wouldn’t hurt!

Top 10 Unusual and Unconventional Christmas Trees

Ferrero Rocher Christmas Tree Made From Golden Baubles

4 – Golden Baubles (Birmingham, UK)

Made from over 7,500 golden baubles this impressive tree as made by the Ferrero Rocher Chocolates design team and is one of the most impressive I have ever seen. With no center supports when you are in the middle, looking up it is simply jaw dropping.

Top 10 Unusual and Unconventional Christmas Trees

Various Artist Christmas Tree Made From Bicycles

3 – Bicycles (Shenyang, China)

This rather stunning festive tree is made from over 230 bicycles and is a quite impressive 39ft tall! Seen in a shopping mall in Shenyang it is a representation and monument to the amount of people killed while on a bicycle in the city streets that year.

Top 10 Unusual and Unconventional Christmas Trees

Tom Deininger Christmas Tree Made From CD’s

2 – CD/DVD’s (New York, USA)

Made by the artist Tom Deininger created a huge tree made entirely from used CD’s and DVD’s! Best of all is that it was all held together cassette tape and placed on a bed of the same stuff! Eco-Friendly, festive and rather beautiful, it doesn’t get much better than this.

Top 10 Unusual and Unconventional Christmas Trees

Anthony Schmitt Christmas Tree Made From Shopping Carts / Trolleys

1 –  Shopping Carts / Trolleys (California, USA)

Looking even more amazing than a real one, this tree made by artist Anthony SchmittIn is entirely made from shopping carts! The artist says that the tree “symbolizes both generosity and abundance, as well as acknowledging those less fortunate”, but I see it as a point that Christmas has become a compulsion to spend and lost its original meaning.

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48 Responses to Top 10 Unusual and Unconventional Christmas Trees

  1. gus22m says:

    Ok, I have to admit that is rather impressive, but sadly i have just found that because you told me about it. Maybe next year it will make the top 10.

  2. Irina says:

    Why no revolutionary Xmas Tree in Ukraine??? Looks very unique

  3. Definitely preferable to the glass tubes!

  4. The bears is cool, and easier to survive if it fell on you!

  5. It’s hard to pick a favorite. I love the bears, the bikes and the CD/DVD cassette tape tree. By far the most photogenic.

  6. Thank you so much, it is nice to hear that.

Which one did you like?