20 Unique and Wonderful Tomato Cage Christmas Decorations

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Transform the humble tomato cage into a beautiful decorations for the Christmas holidays. With a little bit of crafting, the cage can turn into evergreen trees, angels, Santa hat, Christmas card holder, advent calendar and more! Check out the creative ideas!



1.Christmas tree with red ribbons and garland

How to make tomato cage Christmas trees! Plus, how to make three different sizes!

Supplies: Tomato cage, string lights, ribbon, 3-6 wire garlands depending on size

2.Lighted Christmas Trees

DIY outdoor Christmas decor made from tomato cages and lights

If time is of the essence, then just add lights to your cage for these lovely Christmas trees. The more the merrier. Check out the tutorial via houseconfetti.com

Supplies: Tomato cage, string lights

3. Multi-colored Christmas Trees

Christmas Yard Decor. Trees made out of tomato cages and mini lights.

Here are some multi-colored lighted trees. If you want the trees to be filled with lights, expect that the trees will more lights than you think. The minimum would be 200 string lights for a small tomato cage for a brightly lit tree. Via Pinterest.com

 Supplies: Tomato cage (different sizes), string lights

4. Mesh Snowman

Snowman made out of mesh and tomato cage:

Another DIY idea is turning the tomato cage into a lovely mesh snowman.  Via Tina Davis on Pinterest

 Supplies: Tomato cage, white and red striped deco mesh, large red ornaments, black garland (for hat), snowflake ornament, styrofoam ball, black string, black buttons, orange nose

or 5.Tinsel Snowman

Snowman, made for tomato cages, tinsel garland, and les lights. The cages were small, I used 24 ft of garland, but should have used 36. I used 100 count string of white lights and that was adequate. I found the mini ornaments and hat at our local Meijer megastore.

Use tinsel garlands, some branches and lights for this super cute snowman. Via Pinterest.com

 Supplies: Tomato cage, white tinsel garland, tinsel hat, glitter branches, red ribbon, string lights

6. A Christmas card holder

DIY Christmas Lights

Display your Christmas card stash with this lighted Christmas Card Holder via Christmas Lights

Supplies: red tomato cage, string lights, santa hat, base

6.Santa Hat

DIY Santa Hat Tomato Cage Christmas Decor - an easy yard art display! | The TipToe Fairy

Make a giant Santa Hat with red and white mesh. Check out the DIY details via The Tip toe Fairy

 Supplies: Tomato cage, red and white deco mesh, 

7. Modern Christmas Tree

spray paint tomato cage, turn upside down and use clothespins to display Christmas cards
If a traditional evergreen is not your thing, then how about a burlap ribbon and paper bird ornaments? Via Pinterest.com
Supplies: dark green tomato cage, string, burlap ribbon, bird printouts, red string

8. Ornament Hanger

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Have extra ornaments? Hang them on tomato cage for this wonderfully simple tree via A Fanciful Twist blog.

Supplies:  green tomato cage, colored ornaments


9. Advent  Calendar

Tomato cages come in different colors – pick up a red one, add bow, topper and ball ornaments. Now you have your own special advent calendar. Find the full tutorial via Lungfarm blog.
Supplies: red tomato cage, ornaments, marker, ribbon, star topper

10. A Deco Mesh Christmas Tree

Deco Mesh Christmas Trees from Sow and Dipity

Supplies: Tomato cage, red and green deco mesh, ball ornaments, wire

10. Pine Cone Christmas Tree

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Pine Cone Tree via Trendy Tree

Supplies: Tomato cage, pine cones, checkered burlap ribbon, wire 


11. Pine Angel

DIY Christmas Angel All you need is a tomato garden cage, grape vine spears, fir tree branches, fairy lights, and ribbon. Flip tomato cage upside down so the stick ends, that go in the ground are facing up. Place the grape vine ball on stick ends for a head. Put fir tree branches, stick ends into the head and let them drape down as dress. Find two longer ones you can bend as Angel wings tie with rope to her body. Add fairy lights to wings and put lights and ribbon under to dress.

Pine branches and ball of branches are transformed into this nature-inspired angel via pinterest.com

Supplies: Tomato cage, pine trimmings, burlap ribbon, decorative twig ball 


12. Deco Mesh Angel

Light up a tomato cage and add some deco mesh and ribbon for this beautiful Christmas Angel via Pinterest


13. Let it Snow Tree

Let It Snow Deco Mesh Christmas Tree Centerpiece by nancy.i.miller

Take inspiration and create a winter wonderland with tomato cage turned symbol of winter. Via Etsy

Supplies: Tomato cage, ribbon, snowflake, deco mesh, wire



14. Glass Ornament Tree

Glass ornament Christmas tree......this looks like one of those tomato cages. Add more wire, lights and whatever ornaments fit your color scheme.:

Light up a tomato cage and add glass ornaments for this unique ornament tree via Arcadia Floral & Home Decor on Pinterest

Supplies: silver tomato cage, assorted glass and silver ornaments, wire


15. Rustic Tree with Twigs and Pine

Twig Christmas Tree with lights and Cardinal

A red cardinal adds a focal point to this rustic twig and pine tree by using lights and a tomato cage as a base. Via Ana Rosa 

Supplies: Tomato cage, pine cones, cardinal bird ornament, white string lights,  branches, wire or clear zip ties


16. Whimsical Candy Cane Tree

Deco mesh Christmas tree. Peppermint candy.

Use striped deco mesh and ribbons for a whimsical take on a candy cane inspired Christmas tree. Via Pinterest

Supplies: Tomato cage, striped deco mesh, ball ornaments, wire, ribbon


17. Poinsettia Topiary

Make these Entryway Poinsettia Trees from @kennethwingard! Tune into #homeandfamily weekdays at 10/9c on Hallmark Channel!

Take poinsettias to a higher level with this stunning topiary. No one would ever know that the humble tomato cage serves as the base. Via Hallmark

Supplies: Tomato cage, silk poinsettia flowers, chicken wire


18. White Christmas Tree of Feathers

feathered christmas topiaries, gardening

If pine and deco mesh are not your thing, then how about white feathers? Create a luxurious white Christmas tree feathers and lights. Don’t forget to add something sparkly as a topper. Via hometalk.com

Supplies: Tomato cage, feathers, string lights, wire


19. Red Checkered Christmas Tree

Another take on the Christmas tree – a red checkered one via Pinterest.com

Supplies: Tomato cage, deco mesh, ball ornaments, wire


20. Simple Vintage Light Display

Tomato cage + string lights = charming patio decor.

Create this vintage lighted tree for Christmas and then display it all year around! Instructions via Lowes.com

Supplies: galvanized tomato cage, steel wire, string lights, bronze spray paint 



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