We have quite a few Christmas Tree painted rock designs on the site. But, of all of them I think this patchwork Christmas tree might just be my favorite!

Painted Christmas tree design tutorial

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When painting rocks for Christmas there are so many themes you can go with. The versatility of this patchwork Christmas tree makes it great for beginners because you can customize it in so many ways! Stick with plain fabric colors, create simple patterns, or really get detailed as you go along. Paint it to match your color scheme for the holidays or someone you know to make a gift!

Painted Christmas Rock Painting Design

Supplies To Paint Christmas Rocks

For painting this Christmas tree rock you will need white acrylic paint to create the tree shape. The patchwork patterns were created with paint pens. Acrylic paint could also be used for these. As far as the line work, a extra fine tip black paint pen is really nice to have!

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How to Paint a Patchwork Christmas Tree Step-by-Step

Below you will find step by step images on how to create this design. There is a full video tutorial after if you are looking for more details or tips!

Start by placing down a large triangle with a small square at the bottom in white acrylic paint. Use a black paint pen to break the triangle into sections. Next, mix and match your fabric patterns or colors inside your created sections.

how to paint a patchwork Christmas tree step by step

These sections can be as detailed or simple as you like! You can layer colors and create some fun designs, or you can simply do solid colors! Last, go over all of your black lining again to crisp up your pattern edges. Then create little stitches X V H l shapes to connect all your sections. A few on the outside edges looks good too!

Painted Patchwork Christmas Tree Video Tutorial

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