Saw this but easier. The center twig had twin sticks parallel on either side of center. They rotated all positions like this all the way up. Iridescent glitter was sprinkled on tips to look like snow. Probably sprayed with adhesive spray first.
Christmas Ornaments: I love these rustic stars made out of sticks. Can't get much cheaper and it looks so natural. I'd probably stick with twine but the different colored thread adds some nice pops of color.
MERINGUE christmas trees cookie -Add green food coloring to meringue - Put green meringue in a piping bag fitted with a " star tip. Start with a 1 ½"-wide star, then pipe two more stars on top of the first, each ½" smaller than the last, to form a three-tiered Christmas tree. Repeat steps to make additional trees.