I’m not sure exactly when the trend started picking back up, but flocked Christmas trees are all the rage right now, and I am 100% on board! In fact, I got my first flocked Christmas tree this year, and I’m in love with how wintry and dreamy it looks! I decided that I wanted to see if I could flock my existing Christmas decor to match it, and it is unbelievably easy!
All you need is some flocking, a sifter, and a Christmas tree or garland. I picked these cute little trees up in the dollar spot at Target for $3 each. Since they’re so small, it’s a lot easier to show you how to do it rather than try to flock a 9’ strand of garland. The flocking is so aptly named, Flock In A Box. I purchased a 5 pound box on Amazon and it will be plenty to flock all of my Christmas garland and whatever small trees I want. It would also be enough to flock a full-sized tree. I used very little on these two small trees.
You can also check out my short YouTube video to see just how I did it!
First, you’ll want to fluff the branches to get your desired shape.
Next, you’ll spray the branches generously with water. For these smaller trees, I sprayed the entire tree before getting started. For large trees, you’ll want to work in sections.
Grab a flour sifter and start sprinkling the flocking over the branches while spritzing it with water at the same time. Add as much or as little flocking as you like. You can use the same flour sifter as the one I’m using in the photo, or you can use a larger wire sifter. I can’t say that I’d recommend using this again for your next cake recipe, so if you grab the one from your kitchen, you’ll want to purchase a replacement.
Once you’re finished, spritz the tree or garland with more water to “seal” in the flocking. That’s it! It’s so unbelievably easy to do and you can flock a small tree in just minutes! I am a little behind on my Christmas decor this year, so I’ll be flocking my garland over the weekend and get it hung up. I can’t wait! Don’t forget to check out my YouTube video which will show you just how quick and easy this is!