Designer Casey Noble created the look and feel of a Christmas tree by creating a wall-mounted version using medium density fiberboard (MDF) trim and fabric. This tree a is perfect design for small spaces with low ceilings.
Flocked trees offer an excellent chance to showcase soft, wintry colors effectively. When muted tones like lavender, grey and soft plums are placed on green trees, their color values drastically change and become washed out. Flocked trees, characterized by their heavily frosted appearance, offer a textured white surface along which colors read clearly.
Before purchasing a live Christmas tree, conduct a three-part stress test, recommends Stacey Palosky, a spokesperson with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. A fresh tree has needles that resist being pulled off and do not snap when bent, a trunk bottom that's sticky with resin, and strong limbs that will drop just a few needles if shaken.
Let's face it: Boys' rooms and Christmas decorations don't usually go hand in hand. Make Christmas decorating fun with a boys'-inspired mobile Christmas tree decorated as a larger-than-life snowman. To do this, first create a snowman head and face from a large, foam floral sphere and place it at the top of the tree. Next, add two scarves just below the head. To create the look of coat buttons, line up between three and seven black ornaments in the center of the tree. Lastly, give the snowman arms with branches placed roughly two-thirds of the way up on each side.
A decorated Christmas tree and pile of wrapped gifts fill this family living room for the holidays. Bold, striped wrapping paper and decorations and bright accents are a trademark of contemporary design.
Throughout her space, designer Ginger Curtis puts a modern, black and white twist on traditional Christmas decorations. Using her home's contrasting black and white color palette as a base line for her design, Ginger added white stockings monogrammed with her family's initials and other Christmas decorations like the Christmas wreath and the Cypress tree in the corner of the living room instead of a traditional Christmas tree.
When setting up your mobile Christmas tree in a formal dining room, why not use elements from your place settings as tree decor? This traditional dining room was given an unexpected look with ornaments made from flatware in gold and silver tones.
Decorate and make your house smell like the holidays all at once with little potpourri Christmas trees. Glue or sew two triangles of green felt together to create a Christmas tree. Stuff with your favorite winter scents and glue a little cinnamon stick in the base for a tree trunk. Decorate with felt or cloves and hang these charming Christmas ornaments throughout your home.
Peacock feathers were the inspiration for the Christmas tree and decorations in rock star Dee Snider's home. Metallic shades of blue and green with gold accents can be found on the tree as well as the wreaths, stockings and staircase garland.
The Christmas decor in this kitchen is subtle, but so stylish! A black-and-white graphic Christmas tree decorates the wall behind the range. Wintry touches like polar bears, snowflakes and fir sprigs add personality in unexpected places.
A white Christmas tree with solid ornaments can be a stunning addition to your holiday decorations. This white tree from Cheryl Burke's home, as seen on HGTV's Celebrity Holiday Homes, features bold pink and red ornaments, creating a playful holiday look.