They Made A Christmas Tree Out of WHAT?!

Lego Christmas tree
How long must it have taken to assemble a Christmas tree out of 600,000 Lego blocks?

Would you ever think to build a Christmas tree out of $2 million worth of gold, or 216 pounds of potatoes, or 86 metal shopping carts? These people did.

The following 15 amazing Christmas trees were made out of everything from bicycles to marshmallow Peeps.  Check them out, and let us know which is your favorite!

  • Bicycle Christmas Tree 1 of 15
    Bicycle Christmas Tree
    This Christmas tree in Sydney, Australia, was made from 100 bicycles. After Christmas they were given back so that people could continue to ride them.
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  • Shopping Cart Christmas Tree 2 of 15
    Shopping Cart Christmas Tree
    Artist Anthony Schmitt made this tree in Santa Monica with 86 metal shopping carts.
    Photo Credit: Inhabitat/Graham King
  • Pure Gold Christmas Tree 3 of 15
    Pure Gold Christmas Tree
    This $2 million tree in a Tokyo store is made from pure gold and is 8 feet tall.
    Photo Credit: MSNBC
  • Knitted Christmas Tree 4 of 15
    Knitted Christmas Tree
    An organization in the UK called the Eden Project brought together more than 1,000 knitters to create this fabric tree.
    Photo Credit: Keith Martin
  • Lego Christmas Tree 5 of 15
    Lego Christmas Tree
    This 33-foot-tall tree is in London's St. Pancras station and was assembled using 600,000 Lego Bricks.
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  • Murano Glass Christmas Tree 6 of 15
    Murano Glass Christmas Tree
    This is the tallest glass Christmas tree in the world, and weighs in at 3 tons. Exhibited in Venice, Italy, it was created by glass artist Simone Giovanni Cenedese.
    Photo Credit: S. Cenedese
  • Book Christmas Tree 7 of 15
    Book Christmas Tree
    It took around 800 green books to create this 7-foot-tall tree for the Juniper Books holiday party.
    Photo Credit: Juniper Books
  • Recycled Bottle Christmas Tree 8 of 15
    Recycled Bottle Christmas Tree
    Artist Jolanta Smidtiene designed this 42-foot-tall tree in Kuanas, Lithuania, using 40,000 plastic bottles.
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  • Marshmallow Peeps Christmas Tree 9 of 15
    Marshmallow Peeps Christmas Tree
    It took thousands of sugary marshmallow peeps to craft this 20-foot-tall tree in Columbus, Ohio. It was created by artist Natalie Wetzel. I wonder if they ate them afterward?
    Photo Credit: Columbus Dispatch
  • Wooden Pallet Christmas Tree 10 of 15
    Wooden Pallet Christmas Tree
    This 13-foot tree in Nashville was made out of wooden pallets, thereby proving that almost anything can be turned into a Christmas tree.
    Photo Credit: Apartment Therapy
  • Videotape Christmas Tree 11 of 15
    Videotape Christmas Tree
    Some clever people in Bangalore, India, strung up this Christmas tree by using videotape.
    Photo Credit: Dann Thomas/
  • Potato Christmas Tree 12 of 15
    Potato Christmas Tree
    Students in Lima, Peru, used 216 pounds of Peruvian potatoes to create this Christmas tree.
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  • Pac-Man Video Tree 13 of 15
    Pac-Man Video Tree
    This Pac-Man Christmas tree comes from Madrid, Spain. Unfortunately, you couldn't play it.
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  • Heineken Beer Bottle Tree 14 of 15
    Heineken Beer Bottle Tree
    More than one thousand Heineken bottles were used to create this Christmas tree in Shanghai, China, potentially upsetting beer fans everywhere because the bottles were full.
    Photo Credit: The Inquisitr
  • Lobster Trap Tree 15 of 15
    Lobster Trap Tree
    The 30-foot tall tree in Gloucester, Mass., is made from several hundred lobster traps.
    Photo Credit: Good Morning Gloucester

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