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In This Segment

Learn how to make three charming DIY Christmas tree alternatives — perfect for small spaces — including a miniature tree, a magnolia arrangement and chic birch poles with twinkle lights. Style expert Peter Paquette demonstrates how easy it is to create these on-trend pieces using materials from your local gardening centre and hardware store.

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Miniature Tree Supplies
* Miniature artificial tree
* Burlap or Fabric
* Twine
* Small scale ornaments

Magnolia Arrangement Supplies
* Cylindrical vase
* Magnolia branches
* Branches with red berries

Wrapped Birch Poles Supplies
* Birch branches/poles
* White C7 sized Christmas lights cord – Studio Specialties
* Variety of colours and shapes of C7 sized bulbs
* Staple gun

Credits

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Lynda Reeves

DIRECTOR TV PRODUCTION & ONLINE VIDEO

Sheri Graham Delagran

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Jason Stickley

SEGMENT PRODUCER

Ryan Louis

EDITORS

Patrick Malone
Erin Gulas

DIGITAL DIRECTOR

Michael Zimmermann

ONLINE DESIGNER

Julie Aubie

Runtime: 4:21
Released: December 13, 2010
Featuring: Peter Paquette
Channel: DIY