13 Unique And Modern Christmas Tree Alternatives
A classic holidaytree dressed in red, gold, and vintage decor is a magical sight to behold. But if you’re a little less traditional, don’t feel the need to abide by the usual Christmas tree rules. There are plenty of stunning alternatives to traditional Christmas tree decorations, from quirky and clever to clean and modern or just over-the-top bright and colorful.
Whether you're looking for something that's different than your usual fake tree (hey, it's harder to keep a tree alive than you might think!) or you want something unique and romantic instead of traditional, keep on scrolling to see how you can add some of our faves to your living room.
What is a cactus if not a desert tree? While a large version of the real thing can be quite the expense, a papier-mâché version won’t break the bank and looks just as festive done up with lights. Plus, it's just fun. (via Brit + Co)
You won’t lose any floor space with this one since it goes right up on the wall, and that means it can go just about anywhere in your teeny-tiny apartment. (via Brit + Co)
Take your fave interiors trend a step further and make it the central theme of your holiday decor by making your tree on-theme. With a little prep, you can get the ornaments to match too. (via Brit + Co)
Disco balls are all the rage right now and Santa will be busting through the front door in his dancing shoes for this fab tree. Turn up the tunes and shine a spotlight to make it even more #extra. (via Studio DIY)
Any tree can be a beautiful floral bomb if you’ve got enough time and glue. It’s a fun way to make the most of an otherwise potentially boring tree, especially if you’re in an Airbnb over the holidays while visiting family. Make it out of fake flowers to ensure they look good all season long, just give it a spritz of your favorite floral perfume.(via Brit + Co)
Drive your cats crazy with a tassel- and fringe-filled Tannenbaum.Use pom-pom trims and all kinds of rickrack in place of lights and ornaments. (via Brit + Co)
Whoever said paper pom-pomswere only for wedding decor sure as heck never saw this tree. Throw in some balloons, paper tassels, and colored poms for a bright and playful look this year. (via Sugar and Cloth)
Build a tree of memories this year with your fave Insta photos. Because who needs a tower of pine and lights when you can showcase those near and dear to you instead? Add some ornaments and a sparkly “tree” topper for that finishing touch. (via Emily Henderson)
Have yourself a flower-filled Christmas, and let your home shine bright. From now on, your home will be romantic *and* full of color. We love how the flowers stand out against a white tree, but it will look good on your regular evergreen or even a pink one. (via A Beautiful Mess)
Yes, you can absolutely get a wall tree that looks like a Douglas fir *and* holds ornaments. All you need is a garland and some time, which you can totally add into your staycation itinerary. (via Brit + Co)
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