So many trees have deceiving photos. They look like beautiful lush trees on the box, but when you fluff it up there are holes everywhere! Today I have a few ways to solve that problem without a trip to the store to get a new tree!

What You’ll Need:

1. Large Floral Picks – The ones pictured are no longer available, but I’ve linked some that I also used. 

2. Fiber Fill

3. Large Ornaments – Used these in black and red

4. Clip on Ornaments – The ones pictured are no longer available, but I’ve linked another that is perfect.

Method 1. Floral Picks

The key to this method is buying the largest picks you can find, fluffing them up, and using them to fill the bigger holes in your tree. They should sit in the space easily and look like part of the tree. If you want to use this same method for smaller holes, just find some smaller picks.

Method 2. Fiber Fill

This is perfect if you have large spaces between rows of branches, not just holes. It adds a “snowy” effect and can double as a garland. You can add as little or as much as you want, depending on how big the space is. Because it’s not craft cotton, it doesn’t get stuck in the branches so no need to worry about spending forever trying to remove it!

Method 3. Large Ornaments

Another great option for large holes in a tree, but it only works for taller trees. If you have a tree under 6 ft, it won’t look right. You also need to have three or four large ornaments, then some slightly smaller, a set that’s a little smaller those and so one. That way things seem balanced. It would look weird if you had a few giant ornaments on a tree covered in small ornaments. 

Method 4. Clip on Ornaments

Clip on ornaments are great for those tiny spaces that just need to be filled. These had a few branches on them I was able to fluff out a bit, which filled more space. They may seem small, but even little additions can make a difference!

Do you have a tree with gaps you need to fill? I hope this gave you some ideas for how to make it look full and lush! If you use any of these methods, be sure to post on Instagram and tag me @sugardesignco because I love seeing the beautiful decor y’all create!



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