Rustic Evergreen Decor

Rustic Evergreen Decor

It's so easy to add Christmas and Holiday decor to every room in your home with fresh cut evergreens and if you have some in your own yard or the yard of someone you know, it's absolutely free.

Box filled with Fresh Evergreens for Christmas DecoratingAs part of this year's bHome for the Holiday Tour I'm sharing a simple way to add holiday style to your home.  Be sure to check out all of the other bHome bloggers and what they're sharing at the bottom of this post plus enter a wonderful giveaway that will put a smile on your face!

When my parents were alive I would head over to their house and my father would have cuttings for me from some of the large pine trees they had on their property that I would scoop up and use to make wreaths to hang outside of each window on the front of my house.  Once my father passed away I turned to taking cuttings from some of the larger evergreen shrubs at my home.  Yesterday afternoon I went outside, box and pruning shears in hand and cut some fresh evergreens for this simple project.

Chicken Wire shaped into a cone for filling with fresh evergreens.

I started by cutting some chicken wire I had on hand into a square and then forming that into a cone.  I tightened everything down and crimped the sharp edges with some pliers.  Be careful because the chicken wire can be sharp.

Chicken Wire Cone with Twine Hanger to fill with evergreens.

I added twine to use as a hanger to each side on the top of the chicken wire cone.

Rustic Evergreen Decor - chicken wire cone filled with evergreens.

Next I trimmed up some evergreen cuttings to size to add to the chicken wire cone.

Rustic Evergreen Decor - chicken wire cone filled with evergreens.

Next, I began to gently stuff the evergreens into the cone.

Rustic Christmas Decor - fresh evergreens in chicken wire cone with cinnamon sticks tucked in.

I purchased a package of cinnamon sticks at the Dollar Tree, pulled two of the sticks out and tucked them into the chicken wire.

Red twine and jingle bells wrapped around a rustic fresh evergreen chicken wire cone - Rustic Evergreen Decor at

At this point, you can add a ribbon, twine or anything you would like to dress up and finish off your Rustic Evergreen Decor - looking at the picture now I'm thinking I may swap out the red baker's twine and bells for a pretty satin ribbon....what do you think?

*My project was inspired by this project at WonderWood

Rustic Christmas Decor - Chicken Wire Cone filled with fresh evergreens with cinnamon sticks, bells and twine - from

Here it is all finished but I did have a LOT of evergreen bundles left so I placed those in a vintage dough bowl.

White faux fur carpet and stool with vintage dough bowl and ornaments.

For now, the dough bowl is sitting on a faux fur stool and throw with some ornaments spilled around them for good measure.  It looks so much prettier in person - I have it in front of a large gilded Italian mirror (replica) that I have leaning against the wall but I had a hard time getting a photo of the mirror that didn't look funky.

Rustic Evergreen Decor - chicken wire cone with cinnamon sticks and jingle bells.


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  1. Christy @ Our Southern Home says:

    What an adorable and simple idea!

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thank you so much, Christy!

  2. Lidy@FrenchGardenHouse Antiques says:

    I love this, so cute and easy! The cinnamon sticks really add a festive touch. I am so happy to be on this BHome for the Holidays Tour with you!

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thank you so much, Lidy, and it's always wonderful to tour with you and my bHome friends! xo

  3. Kelly Wilkniss says:

    LOVE this! Anything with chicken wire ! Beautiful & so festive!

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thank you so much, Kelly! It's always so much fun to bHome with you and the bHome family. xo

  4. Simple and sweet! Love it!

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thank you so much, Susan! Merry Christmas to you and your family. xo

  5. This is so clever and beautiful!! I bet it smells amazing too!! 🙂 Happy holidays Mary Beth!

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thank you so much, Heather, and Happy Holidays to you and yours. xo

  6. Shirley@Housepitality Designs says:

    Love, love this!....I can see making little posies too with that chicken wire form! Merry Christmas!!!!

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thank you, Shirley, and I love your posie idea! I think I'll do that for Easter or May Day. Have a blessed and wonderful Christmas! xo

  7. Kerryanne @ Shabby Art Boutique says:

    Christmas doesn't have to be difficult or expensive and this easy project is perfect Mary Beth.
    Merry Christmas!

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thank you so much, Kerryanne! xo

  8. Lory @ Designthusiasm says:

    Mary Beth, what a wonderful little evergreen bundle! It's delightful, festive and oh so adorable!!

  9. marybeth, i love this idea. these would look amazing tied up on a staircase as well. I hope you are enjoying the holiday season.

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thanks so much, Laura, and the staircase idea is such a good one! Here's to a magical holiday season for you and yours. xo

  10. marybeth, i love this idea. these would look amazing tied up on a staircase as well. I hope you are enjoying the holiday season.

  11. This is such a nifty idea! I'd love to give it a try. I'll have to ask my parents to see if we have some chicken wire lying around somewhere. Since we have plenty of evergreen trees in our area, this project should be perfect! 🙂

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thank you so much, Melody! I hope you and the family have all been doing well - miss you.

  12. Such a cute idea! So festive! I love it!

  13. I'm loving lots of greenery this year too! Beautiful!
    Hugs, Jamie

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thank you so much, Jamie!

  14. Sarah | She Holds Dearly says:

    Chicken wire is my favorite! You are so creative.

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thank you so much, Sarah!

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