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Maybe you are not a Christmas bride but more of a January bride or a blushing February Valentine’s bride. Either way, your wedding could provide a great place to re-use your Christmas tree!

We all have that tinge of guilt at the end of the holidays when we just toss our beautiful trees. Well, here is a great idea to utilize that tree and incorporate it into your ceremony décor.

Christmas Tree Trunk Coasters:


1. Aspen (dead, to keep it eco friendly) or wood that is convenient in your location
2. Saw
3. Tung Oil and a rag
4. Twine and a favor tag

Find the wood you would like to use, make sure that it has a large enough diameter to work as a coaster for a mug. Saw 1/4″ thick (it is very easy to be consistent in size with a table saw, but any saw will work). Sand the coasters (we used several different grades of sanding paper). Use tung oil for a natural, but smooth polish. Wrap with twine and label!

These can be given as wedding favors or actually used at the reception. Either way, it is a wonderful way to reuse that pretty tree!