Old Book Christmas Tree: Transforming Used Books into Unique Holiday Decorations

Creating decorations using used books at home is a fun and eco-friendly creative activity. Here’s a method to make an old book Christmas tree and give your used books a new lease on life:
Materials Needed:

  • Used books
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Glitter or other decorative materials


  1. Select a few used books of different sizes and shapes according to your preference. Use scissors to cut the book pages into the shape of tree leaves, as shown in the diagram. Adjust the size of the leaves as needed.
  2. Stack several folded pages together and glue them to form a large Christmas tree shape. Ensure that the folds of the book pages align to create a neat overall appearance.
  3. Cut the book covers into appropriate sizes with scissors and glue them onto the surface of the tree to enhance the visual effect.
  4. Prepare some glitter or other decorative materials. Apply glue onto the tree leaves and sprinkle the glitter, making the leaves sparkle. You can choose gold, silver, or any other color you like to create a festive atmosphere.
  5. Once the glue is dry, you have successfully created an old book Christmas tree!



This DIY old book Christmas tree not only possesses a unique style but also adds a literary touch to the overall ambiance. You can place it on a shelf in the living room or any location you prefer, creating a beautiful focal point.

By repurposing used books into decorations, you can not only enjoy the fun of crafting but also contribute to the environment. Let’s utilize used books together and create a special old book Christmas tree, adding a unique charm to the holiday season!