When your family eats, sleeps, and breathes Baseball, it’s only natural that you end up with a Baseball-themed Christmas Tree. If you have multiple trees in your house, this Baseball Christmas Tree DIY would make a fun Kid’s tree in their playroom, basement, or bedroom.
With a simple but festive red and white theme, and plenty of baseball themed Christmas ornaments, here are some easy ideas to DIY your own Baseball Christmas Tree.
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Baseball Christmas Tree Basics
Always start with a beautiful tree! This Narrow Pre-Lit Christmas Tree stands 7 feet tall and would look great in a bedroom or playroom if you’re using this as a second tree. After years of stringing my own lights, I’ve decided no one has time for that. Pre-lit is definitely the way to go!
Before you get started on decoration, add this Baseball Themed Tree Skirt to pull your baseball theme front and center – go big or go home, right?
Baseball Christmas Tree Ornaments
Fill in the tree with inexpensive and shatterproof ornaments (perfect if you have young kids or pets) that match your red and white theme. This 87 piece Shatterproof Red and White Christmas Ornament Set is a perfect way to fill up your Christmas tree with ‘background’ ornaments.
With the background filled in, now it’s time to add beautiful heirloom-quality ornaments, and any personalized ornaments your family has collected through the years. My husband came to our marriage with many, many Hallmark baseball ornaments his Mom has been collecting since the early 1980’s. We also have collected a number of Philadelphia Phillies (my home team) and Boston Red Sox (his favorite team) over the years.
Our new tradition is to buy an ornament at every baseball destination we visit (MLB stadiums, and travel tournament locations our sons have played at like Cooperstown and Myrtle Beach), and to add a personalized ornament for each of our sons every year. The intention is to end up with a collection of baseball memories we can hand down to our sons when they have families of their own.
Even if you forgot to purchase ornaments when you were at your favorite baseball destinations, you may be able to find souvenirs for these places on online Gift Shops, Etsy, or Ebay.
Finding Unique Baseball Christmas Ornaments
If you’re just getting started with your family’s Baseball Christmas Ornament collection, here are some tips and ideas:
Check out Ebay for vintage 1980’s and 1990’s Hallmark ornaments – you may even be able to find an entire ‘lot’ of sports or baseball themed ornaments, to get a jump start on building your collection! Here’s an example of an affordable ‘lot’ of 31 Hallmark baseball ornaments I just found on Ebay this morning that would make a great start to your family’s collection! Lots like these are always available, so don’t worry if you don’t find the perfect one today.
Visit local Christmas Craft Fairs – it’s a fun way to support local artists and you’ll find unique ornaments that can’t be bought in a big box store.
Michael’s Craft Store, Hobby Lobby, and Christmas Tree Shoppes always have inexpensive sports themed ornaments. Look for DIY ornaments like wooden or plaster ornaments that can be painted at home for a unique touch.
If you’re looking for cute baseball Christmas ornaments without the hassle of leaving your home or placing an online bid on Ebay, here are some beautiful ornaments that you can have on your doorstep within a few days:
- Chalk Talk Sports No Place Like Home for the Holidays Baseball Christmas Ornament
- Old World Christmas Glass Baseball Glove Ornament
- Chalk Talk Sports Baseball Snow Man Ornament
- Glass Baseball Christmas Tree Ornaments – Pack of Four
Fill in empty spaces with this Wood Red and White Bead Garland. It pulls the entire red and white theme together, and comes in 16 foot lengths.
Finally, top your Baseball Themed Christmas Tree with this Pre-Lit Red and White Rattan Christmas Tree Topper.
Now all you have to do is call your family into the living room, request a Clark Griswold-style drum roll, and throw the lights on for your dazzling Baseball Christmas Tree display!
Whether you fill your Baseball Christmas Tree up with heirloom ornaments collected through the years, or wooden ornaments you painted yourself, your family is sure to enjoy your Baseball Christmas tree throughout the holiday season. It’s the perfect way to share your family’s love of the game, celebrate your 2022 baseball season, and to look forward to Spring 2023!
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