You approach everything in your home with a specific design strategy — why should your Christmas tree be any different? Whether you have a color scheme, design style or fabulous ornaments you can't wait to use, you can decorate your tree around whatever style works for you. Check out how these 25 Christmas tree ideas for inspiration.
For a cheerful, coastal Christmas tree, like this one designed by , swags of ribbon in shades of cream and straw pair with distinctive sea stars and an airy, waterfront color scheme.
Cascading swathes of silver ribbon transform this tree by into a veritable waterfall of trimmings.
The striped pattern on this rough, wide ribbon in shades of red and café au lait calls candy canes to mind, but takes on a decidedly arboreal feel when paired with tiny cardboard stags and carefully carved wooden snowflakes in this tree by .
For a design that is as easy as it is eye-catching, carefully pin one or two cascading curls of ribbon to the top of your tree, letting it fall unencumbered to the floor, then pair with oversized adornments, like this tree via .
Red and green might be the de facto colors of the season, but simple black and white, with neutral sleigh ornaments, make a chic statement on this boldly bedecked tree by .
Stephanie Jean of took this sparse Christmas tree and filled it out with neutral-colored ornaments that fit the simple yet chic decor of ' Danielle Hardy's home.
Whether you are looking for the perfect tree to match your coastal decor or just prefer an unexpected holiday color scheme, a blue Christmas tree is always a beautiful choice. Kelly Page of used blue and silver glass ornaments and gold garland to tie this tree into her existing decor.
For a rustic chic Christmas tree, Destiny of decorated her spruce with an eclectic mix of ornaments. The buffalo check garland and the wood ribbon take care of the country-inspired elements, while the black velvet accents and glossy white bulbs give it a glamorous flair.
Featured on , This Christmas tree warms the space with its rich blue and gold ornaments. The mix of matte, shiny and shimmering decorations create a beautiful effect especially when lit.
If you want your living room to look like a cozy, snowy wonderland, this tree is for you. Styled by Shauna Dean of and featured on , this holiday tree is pure sophistication with its sparkly silver ornaments and luxurious ribbon, topped with burlap, yarn balls and non-breakable ornaments for childproofing.
A pastel color palette doesn't typically come to mind when you think about the holiday season, but this Christmas tree makes a great case for one. For a charity event, of Love It or List It Vancouver uses pale pinks, dusty blues and white, creating a playful but sophisticated backdrop for holiday entertaining.
And you thought ombre only looked good on tresses. Share the ombre love with a tree inspired by this design from , which was created simply by spray painting the bottom rows of a white tree with black, dark gray and metallic gray paint.
This is a tree with geometric flair that you can enjoy from every angle. used a palette of glitter gold and crisp white, Scandinavian inspiration, to design a charming tree covered with paper house ornaments, wooden stars made of natural willow, and felt garland.
A skinny, unadorned tree in a creamy white room is perhaps a minimalist's dream. This design by improvises a tree skirt from a blanket and adds a white-and-plaid stocking nearby for good measure.
A personal tree will get your little one more excited than a kid on, well, Christmas. This minimally adorned Christmas tree by adds a little touch of charm to a daughter's room — but is likely to bring a big smile to anyone awaiting Santa this season.
We can't get enough of the flowers-on-Christmas-tree trend: It's stylish, feminine and adds a perfectly soft touch to the world's favorite winter tree. Here, arranged a tree with giant faux magnolia, glass bulbs and gold wire bent into words that reflect the holiday spirit.
If Christmas is your favorite holiday, you may find yourself erring toward an exaggerated tree that truly reflects your love of the season. The formula, as proven by : giant ornaments, giant snowflakes and a tree color that breaks the norm, like wintery turquoise.
Celebrate the traditional aesthetic of Christmas to its full extent by playing with oversized ornaments in a classic color scheme. This red-and-white tree from showcases giant snowflake and star ornaments, along with an oversized bow as a topper.
Bring a bit of the forest home with your Christmas tree by decorating it with ornaments that evoke the woodlands — such as the dainty owls and deer showcased in this tree by .
Stars are wonderful, but they're even more show-stopping when they're 3D. created ornaments from poster board spray-painted gold for a star-studded tree.
Red is the perfect hue to contrast with a snowy tree, as proven by this winter wonderland Christmas tree from that is dotted with red berries, bows and ornaments.
There is unmistakeable charm in a scroungy tree, as our favorite animated holiday movie once taught. Adorn a skinny Christmas tree with simple silver ornaments to give a little tree big spirit, as brilliantly did here.
Can't stop buying monogrammed towels? This tree is for you. Personalize your fir by adorning it with your favorite ornaments and the letters of everyone in your family, as did here. Since your tree will be busy with ornaments, keep the color palette neutral to avoid a cluttered look.
What's the perfect addition to an exposed-brick dining room? A beautifully designed Christmas tree, naturally. This city loft gets a magical touch of the forest with a tree daintily designed by in yellow, green and silver ornaments — and, of course, cushioned with presents.
If you really want your tree to say "Merry Christmas" from the moment a guest walks in, don't be afraid to spell it out. A monochromatic tree from features a garland casting the season's greetings, which is paired with snowy white ornaments.
Celebrate the holidays of today and years past by incorporating a vintage color scheme into your ornaments, as with this Christmas tree by . The ornaments were made by squeezing acrylic paint into glass bulbs, and swirling until saturated with color.
Care to make a tree come to life with just two elements? Follow lead and adorn your Christmas tree with a wood garland and clay ornaments — natural elements that lend holiday decor a soothing, relaxed aesthetic.
If you love to celebrate the holiday season with a splash of color, take inspiration from this tree designed by . Satin ornaments provide saturated hues, while a tinsel garland bent into zigzags adds a playful touch.
Black, white and gold is a timeless color scheme. This tree from is covered with gold-dipped feathers, photo frames, bows and even presents wrapped to match.
Celebrating Christmas at winter getaway cabin? Bring a tree with. Sweeten it with ornaments made of gingerbread and cushion with an earth-toned skirt, as with this tree from .