Upcycled Water Spigot Handle Christmas Tree

Guess what?? Guess what?? I landed another big ‘ol load of vintage water spigot handles for the shop!! Woot! Woot! I tell ya, I love these things!! I have to admit, it’s like Christmas digging through the pile picking out the ones I like. I happen to have my own little collection at home waiting for just the right project. So, yesterday at the shop, I dumped them all out on the counter to sift through them. It’s like a rainbow of vintage goodness!!

Lots of Old Water Spigot Handles #RustedRoots

The plan was to string them up and hang them on the Christmas tree… kinda like the ornaments that I did last week.

Water Spigot Handle Christmas Ornaments #RustedRoots

But that plan quickly got derailed, when I started accidently piling the handles in color coded stacks. Hmmm… all that green and red got the wheel turning in my head. And I thought, Christmas tree!!! A water spigot handle Christmas tree!!! I started lining up the green ones first and then squeeled a little when I placed the yellow one on top!!

Upcycled Vintage Christmas Tree #RustedRoots

The big ‘ol brown one was just perfect for the trunk. I wasn’t quite sure where this was going. But I was liking it!! I posted the picture above on Facebook and Instagram (you should follow along if you’re not!!) and you all loved it!! Lynn wanted to see it when it was finished and Beth wanted me to write a post about it so she could pin it!! Done. And Done!!

Water Spigot Handle Upcyled Project #RustedRoots

I found a piece of barn wood wide enough for my new creation and snagged some screws and washers to hold the handles in place. Any other time I would opt for rusty screws… but I didn’t have any on hand and was just to stinkin’ excited to wait to find some!! I think the shiny hardware kinda gives it a sparkle. It is a Christmas tree after all!!

Make a Water Spigot Handle Christmas Tree #RustedRoots

Once she was all together, I propped her against our truck counter for a little impromptu photo shoot, tagged her, and put her out of the floor!! I’ve got some other upcycled Christmas trees in the works! Hoping to get them done in time for the weekend rush!! Oh, and if you want to try making one yourself. We’ve got water spigot handles in all colors for $3 a piece. They are fairly easy to ship, so if you want some, you can order ten or more by sending me an email at candace(at)rustedroots(dot)com.

How to Make a Water Spigot Handle Christmas Tree #RustedRoots

Until next time, let us remember..

Beauty Stems from Rusted Roots

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  1. How do you pin these projects, like the ” Water Spigot Christmas Tree”,

    • Mary Ann, I gotcha covered!! I just addded a feature so you can Pin this project in two ways!! If you are on a desktop computer, you can hover over any picture and the “Pin It” icon will appear in the upper left hand corner. Click that and you’re good to go!! If you are on a mobile device, you can click the “Pin It” button that is at the bottom of the post and it will let you choose which picture you want to Pin!! Thank you for sharing the love!! I hope that helps!! 🙂

  2. Jo Ann Miller says:

    You had me for a second! When this came up on email it only showed UPCYCLE WATER!! And I thought “Oh my Lord, she has done it now!” So funny! You go girl, you’re doing good! Hugs

    • Ha ha ha!!! Now that is funny, Jo Ann!!! I’ll have to see what I can do to upcycle some water!! I’ll add it to my list!! Hope you are doing well!! XOXO

  3. Leslie Tickles says:

    Love it!! You are so creative!!!!

  4. Lori Jones says:

    love it!!!!!! Did you paint them or were you lucky enough to find them in the green and yellow?


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