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8 creative Christmas tree decorating ideas

8 creative Christmas tree decorating ideas Author: Style At Home

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8 creative Christmas tree decorating ideas

Tired of decorating the tree in the same old way? We've got you covered with eight inventive ideas that break the Christmas tree mould.

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8 creative Christmas tree decorating ideas

Frosted bare branches

A bare branch gets the winter wonderland treatment with a slight frosting of artificial snow and pearly glass and sparkly snowflake ornaments. An old metal bucket (overflowing with wrapped gifts) is the perfect holder. And we especially love the curtain of white pompom “snowflakes” behind it.

Image by: Style at Home By: Suzanne Moutis Source: Bressan E Trentani/Living4Media.ca

8 creative Christmas tree decorating ideas

Evergreen arrangements

Not so much a tree as an evergreen arrangement, a festive display like this one is easily assembled from coniferous branches tucked into a vase or an urn wrapped in fabric and decorated with ornaments and seasonal bits and bobs. A few sprigs of mistletoe won’t go amiss either!

Image by: Style at Home By: Suzanne Moutis Source: Matteo Manduzio/Living4Media.ca

8 creative Christmas tree decorating ideas

Painted logs

Get creative with items from your own backyard. Cut branches painted white and nailed together to form a towering tree shape are set atop a stoneware urn. Build two or three to enhance an outdoor holiday decor scene, or bring them indoors for rustic appeal.

Image by: Style at Home By: Suzanne Moutis Source: B.V Visions/Living4Media.ca

8 creative Christmas tree decorating ideas

Twigs and branches

Pale and pretty, this framework of twigs and branches has the sort of elegance that’s perfect for the holidays. Strung with ivy and twinkle lights and adorned with pastel-coloured baubles, it’s a serene homage to the season. Lanterns and candles resting below add to the ambience.

Image by: Style at Home By: Suzanne Moutis Source: F.Strauss/Living4Media.ca

8 creative Christmas tree decorating ideas

White tree form

Monochromatic never looked so good as in this all-white room dressed up for the holidays with a tree form created by adhering overlapped cotton pads to the wall. Sparkly white lights and silver accents lend a soft glow.

Image by: Style at Home By: Suzanne Moutis Source: June Tuesday/Living4Media.ca

8 creative Christmas tree decorating ideas

Create a festive forest

Forget just one Christmas tree and try a whole festive forest. With their varying shades and shapes, the trees in this lineup resemble the textures and forms of a woodland vista on a snowy day. Honeycomb “snowballs” are an added holiday decor accent.

Image by: Style at Home By: Suzanne Moutis Source: Simon Scarboro/Living4Media.ca

8 creative Christmas tree decorating ideas

Covered in candy

Pot up a vintage feather tree in a sweets-filled urn, hang some candy canes on its branches, place it on a staircase and voila! Instant conversation piece. Plus, we guarantee there won’t be any more groaning from your little ones about going up to bed.

Image by: Style at Home By: Suzanne Moutis Source: Miki Duisterhof/Living4Media.ca

8 creative Christmas tree decorating ideas

Displayed outdoors

Who says your Christmas tree has to be displayed in a typical living room setting? This charming version stands out against its calm snow-covered lakeside locale with just a few glistening red ornaments placed sparingly on its boughs.

Image by: Style at Home By: Suzanne Moutis Source: JF/Living4Madia.ca
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