Rusty Hinge Photo Christmas Tree

I'm going to talk Christmas for just a moment today because I want to share this unique project I copied from another crafter several years ago.  Junky objects are fun and easy to create with, this rusty Christmas tree photo holder is just one of them. 

Rusty Hinge Photo Christmas Tree.

This project isn't for everyone but if you're following along because you love to use rusty and found finds in your decorating then this project is for you. 

This is such a simple idea and uses no expensive supplies. 

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I made my rusty tree copying one I found at Chipping with CharmLaurel, the creator at Chipping with Charm, has the best ideas and I love just about every little thing she's ever done. She takes the simplest finds and makes them adorable! 

I couldn't help but try this one for myself! 

DIY Rusty Hinge Photo Christmas Tree.

All I did to copy this adorable tree was to attach a rusty hinge to a painted board with screws. 

If you don't have a rusty hinge then you can use this faux technique to rust your own! 

Repurposed Rusty Hinge Photo Christmas Tree.

I added magnets to bingo markers and attached a small photo and a vintage milk bottle cap printable to mine. 

You can use anything to attach to the magnets and embellish your tree like broken jewelry, gems, tint ornaments, or metal stars. 

I'm always looking for unique ways to display my vintage photos, and the vintage photo of my great grandfather and great uncle looks just perfect here.

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This quick little Christmas decoration was made from a simple rusty hinge and a few inexpensive pieces from the craft store. 

Repurposed Rusty Hinge Photo Christmas Tree Photo Display.

It is never too early to start thinking about Christmas and unique decorating for pennies is the best! 

For more rusty junk inspired projects please visit these Homeroad projects. 

If you love decorating with rusty things, here is another version of the rusty tree. 

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I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife, mother of 4 daughters, and a grandmother of 5 and counting. I am a retired teacher, a DIY blogger and an artist at heart. .