DIY Flamingo Tree Topper

How To Make A Pink Flamingo Tree Topper

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I love the idea of a flamingo tree topper, but I wasn’t able to find one.  So, I decided to work out how to make a pink flamingo Christmas tree topper.

My idea is to use cable ties to attach the legs or stakes of a lawn ornament to the center of your tree.

Supplies Needed

  • Cable ties or velcro straps
  • Flamingo (or other) lawn ornaments; see suggestions below
  • Someone to help you; this is a 2-person job
  • Ladder, if needed
  • Pliers, if using cable ties

Consider the size of your tree and how tall your ceiling is when deciding which flamingo to bring home.  Our post about choosing the size of your Christmas tree might help with your calculations.  The weight of the ornaments needs to be considered also; the weights of the suggested flamingos are listed below.

Also, think about how wide the trunk of the tree is; obtain cable ties to suit its size.

Step By Step Instructions

  • Assemble the flamingo according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Using the ladder if needed, carefully insert the legs into the center of the Christmas tree.
  • Decide what position will be the best for your topper and hold it there.
  • Your friend can now reach in and attach the legs to the trunk of the tree with cable ties.
  • To avoid flamingos falling from the sky, use more cable ties or velcro straps rather than less.
  • When you’re dismantling the tree, simply remove the velcro straps, or use your pliers to cut through the cable ties.

Flamingo Lawn Ornaments

Pink Flamingo 24 And 26-Inch Yard Ornaments (Pack of 2)
$18.99
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03/08/2024 07:31 pm GMT
Pink Flamingo Couple 28-Inch Lawn Ornaments (Set Of 2)
$35.99
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03/08/2024 07:19 pm GMT
Pink Flamingo 24 And 34-Inch Yard Lawn Ornaments (Set Of 2)
$28.24
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03/08/2024 07:27 pm GMT
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Alternative Lawn Ornaments To Use As A Tree Topper

If you prefer to have a more traditional homemade tree topper, please consider the ideas listed below.

Angel Lawn Ornament Tree Topper

Morning View Metal Angel Yard Stake
$23.99

This elegant white metal angel would suit a modern Christmas theme, possibly with a white tree.

The angel is almost 16 inches tall and the whole ornament measures 40.5 inches, including the stake. It weighs just over a pound.

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Christmas Lawn Ornament Tree Topper

Smiling Snowman Metal Stake Yard Decorations (Set Of 2)
$24.95

These happy snowmen look like they're dancing, and would make very cute tree toppers.

These decorations measure 28 inches, including the stakes. They weigh just under 2 pounds.

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03/10/2024 01:24 am GMT

Cross Lawn Ornament Tree Topper

Decorative Cast Iron Scroll Cross Garden Stake
$54.88
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03/10/2024 01:58 am GMT
Dicksons 31.25-Inch Filigree Metal Medallion Cross Metal Outdoor Garden Stake
$33.27

This elegant metal cross would make an excellent and stylish tree topper.

With the stake, it is 31.25 inches high. It weighs just over 1 pound.

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03/10/2024 06:16 am GMT

Patriotic Lawn Ornament Tree Topper

Patriotic Stars 16.5-Inch Metal Garden Stake
$26.99

If your Christmas theme is patriotic, this ornament might be perfect for your tree topper.

It is 16.5 inches high, 17 inches wide, and almost 24 inches long including the "H" stake. There's also a predrilled hanger on the back of the ornament, so you can hang it if you wish.

This ornaments weighs about 1 pound.

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Conclusion

If you decide to use this idea, please send us a photo so we can show other readers. Thanks and Merry Christmas!

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