We’ll forever be fans of the classic Christmas tree, but let’s face it: Sometimes it’s fun to get a little funky and go a more unconventional route! After all, we’re the ones who brought you the washi tape, cactus, and plywood trees. We’ll take any excuse to decorate more for the holidays, and we’ve tried our best to think of everything and everyone. That’s why this year we’re back with a couple more quirky twists on the typical holiday decor. Ombre tree, anyone?!
You know we’re a bit obsessed with color, so you probably saw this one coming. To get the look, you’ll need a tree, ornaments, and spray paint in your colors of choice. Start by priming your tree and ornaments. Next, it’s time to paint.
Work your way up the tree with your colors of choice and allow time to dry. Next, paint your ornaments to match the layer of the tree they’ll hang on.
Add the painted ornaments to your tree and your masterpiece is finished. This is perfect for color lovers, right?!
Up next: Our sweet macaron tree! You’ll need white craft felt, string, tape, hot glue, spray paint (colors of your choice), and metal tins. Start by cutting two 1-inch strips of white tissue paper. Crinkle each strip into a ball and stretch it back out. Wrap the two textured strips around the edge of a tin and secure with hot glue. The strips should be about one inch apart.
Spray paint your tins to look like your favorite macaron flavors. Next, cut a one-inch-wide strip of white felt. Secure this piece of felt with hot glue between the two strips of crinkled tissue paper.
Add a loop of string to the top of your cookie and hang it on your tree. Now it’s time to treat yourself to a real macaron, because we all know you deserve one!
How do you plan to mix up your holiday decor this year? Share your ideas with us over on Instagram using hashtag #britstagram!
Styling + Production: Alonna Morrison + Kayla Haykin
Photography: Chris Andre
Brit + Co may at times use affiliate links to promote products sold by others, but always offers genuine editorial recommendations.