11 Wildly Creative Christmas Trees
- Next1 of 12Courtesy of Ikea
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- Previous Next6 of 12Courtesy of Garnet Hill
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All the Trimmings1 of 12
By Andie Huber
We're all for tradition, but before you trim the same old evergreen with your usual cache of ornaments and tinsel, take a look at these inspiring alternatives . From low maintenance to lavish, there's a Christmas tree to suit everyone's style.
Surf's Up2 of 12
Whether you live along the coast or just long to, Pottery Barn's beach-inspired tree offers a fresh take on the Christmas season. Reimagining nautical rope as garland and using a large piece of coral completes the coastal look.
Light Bright3 of 12
Luscious Layers4 of 12
Even though the palette is limited to three colors—orange, purple and red—this Christmas display by Midwest of Cannon Falls, a seasonal decor and gift company, is big and bold. Layers of flowers, ornaments and ribbons create a dynamic and lush display.
Eco-Friendly Fir5 of 12
Made of interlocking pieces of cardboard, this whimsical table topper from Fab.com can be left as-is for a sculptural display or decorated with your favorite ornaments and garland.
Morning Yuletide6 of 12
Garnet Hill shows us there is another place (and chance) to decorate besides the living room. On your breakfast table, collect a set of white branches in a glass jar—it will give you ample space to display a couple favorite ornaments and personal sentiments. Keep the palette to two colors so the effect is more peaceful than holiday show house.
Silver Bells7 of 12
This Christmas tree by Ballard Designs dazzles and delights with pinecone accents and comes pre-lit. Choose a tree skirt with decorator details like this burlap one tipped with fringe. Keep the ornaments simple—a set or two in mercury glass is all you need.
Off the Wall8 of 12
Here's a clever design from the team at Ikea: They've used a white wall, reminiscent of snow, as the backdrop for ornaments hung with care, in the shape of a tree. Done in red and green, this modern tree has a touch of the traditional.
Chalk It Up9 of 12
Looking for a clever option for the playroom? Midwest of Cannon Falls has drawn a tree on chalkboard, which makes the post-Christmas cleanup super-easy. White snowflake ornaments tacked to the board up the holiday fun.
Fine Feather10 of 12
Stick Shift11 of 12
A Christmas tree takes shape on the outside of a home with a few strategically placed lights, snowflakes and ornaments. By using Command outdoor hooks and clips, you can use a string of lights to design any shape you want.
O Tannenbaum12 of 12
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