You took on DIY modern wreaths and mastered batik indigo stockings. Now it’s time to put up that one-of-a-kind Christmas tree you won’t forget. Swap out fir this year for a Christmas tree alternative that’s a little more modern and space conscious. Not only will these mini trees save you space, but they’ll also make quite the statement while doing so. From fabric scraps to recycled books, here are 17 ways to create one unique Christmas tree. Happy crafting!

1. Pom Pom Christmas Tree: All the colors of the rainbow come together for this bright and cheery tree alternative. Set this bad boy against a white wall and gold accents for a new level of fabulous. (via Sugar & Cloth)

2. Christmas Tree With Banner: Light blue and metallic little banners put a new spin on the Christmas tree title. It’s nothing like you’ve ever seen before, and we promise you won’t want to go back. (via Little Inspiration)

3. Mod Light-Up Trees: Like something straight out of a futuristic film, these gold cones with light-up bulbs are sure to change trees for years to come. (via Vitamini Handmade)

4. Glossy Marbled Trees: For those who aren’t afraid to get a little messy, marble it out with black and white paint for a tree that stands out from all the rest. (via Persia Lou)

5. White Felt Tree: Glue on felt circles for an instant winter wonderland. Scatter last year’s ornaments around for that extra sparkle. (via Little Inspiration)

6. Aluminum Christmas Trees: Recreate these metallic silver stunners out of aluminum sheeting. Easy Peasy. (via Go Make Me)

7. Trees Made from Recycled Books: Use old books or magazines for a glitzy and glittered-out tree. (via Spalvotas Dryzuotas)

8. Polka Dot Felt Christmas Tree: Here’s a tree that lets you keep the good old green silhouette while upgrading your decor game. Cut out shapes from felt for a colorful crafterpiece. (via Buggy and Buddy)

9. Fuzzy Christmas Tree: Into cool tones? No problem. Silver sequins and white fuzzies will help you get there. (via Two Twenty One)

10. Glitter Christmas Tree: If you can’t decide between silver and gold, mix and match metallics for a seriously blinged-out tree combo. (via Julie Ann Art)

11. Gold Leaf Trees: Use these metallic leaves to create perfection in tree form. A little hot glue goes a long way for these golden christmas trees. (via Crafts Unleashed)

12. Mini Balsa Wood Christmas Tree: Create a tree silhouette with this easy cutout craft. Gold glitter and stars add an extra OOMPH. (via A Cup of Thuy)

13. Mini Wooden Christmas Trees: Mint, white and gold go so well together. Especially when you’re trying to give off serious minimalist holiday decor vibes. (via Sugar & Cloth)

14. Modern Metallic Trees: Metallic paint in various shades will get you this effortless-chic look. Simple yet elegant. (via Alyssa & Carla)

15. Pom Pom Tinsel Trees: Channel classic red and green while experimenting with spots and stripes. There’s no wrong way to make these mini trees. (via Alyssa & Carla)

16. Sequin Christmas Trees: If you’re a fan of all things sparkly, sequins big and small will never steer you wrong. (via Sweet C’s Designs)

17. Yarn-Wrapped Christmas Trees: Wrap red and white colored yarns around cardboard cones to recreate this easy look. Deck them out in green and white beads for a new take on ornaments. (via Twelve O Eight)

What kind of unique Christmas tree will you be putting up? Share your photo on Instagram with the hashtag #IAmCreative.