I have wanted a grapevine tree for quite some time, however, the price tag for the height I wanted does not match my budget. They are great for decor plain, or like I did here, I decorated it for fall. I will change the add-ons for Christmas also. More bang for my buck! Here is my DIY Grapevine Tree: Fall edition tutorial!
I’ve heard of using tomato cages to make garland trees, so I figured why not try a grapevine tree?! My grandma had some tomato cages she wasn’t using that she gave me.. all while looking at me like I lost my mind when I told her how I was going to make grapevine trees out of them.
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- 1 tomato cage(free)
- Rust-Oleum Oil Rubbed Bronze spray paint (already had)
- florist wire($2 at Hobby Lobby, used 40% off coupon)
- 3 grapevine wreaths($4 each at Hobby Lobby).
That’s a 42 inch basic grapevine tree for $14! Sure beats the $50 and up I was seeing in stores for it! BUT, I will say, while I LOVE the way the grapevine trees turned out, the grapevine does take some time to get used to forming it around the tomato cage. By the time I made 1 tree, I was able to make a second one in half the amount of time. Here is a quick video showing how I made the basic grapevine tree.
To decorate it for fall, I bought leaf garland and floral pieces from The Dollar Tree- 12 of them for $12 and 1 pack of raffia for $1. I wrapped individual pieces of raffia all around like garland, then I took all of the floral pieces apart and pushed them in between the grapevine pieces around the tree until it was as full as I wanted it. My boys liked helping me with this part! Because the grapevine was wrapped tightly together, the floral pieces easily stay put without coming out. That comes out to $27 for the full grapevine tree AND fall decor.
After Thanksgiving I will be changing the grapevine tree to Christmas decor- stay tuned! So many different options to choose from! 🙂 Thanks for reading!