Start with the basic tips on how to decorate a Christmas tree, from hanging the lights and stringing the garland to adding the finishing touches with pretty ornaments. Get to know the different types of Christmas tree lights with tips for tree lighting, plus learn some basic safety and caring tips for your tree to ensure it lasts long and doesn’t pose a fire hazard. Take a look through these following Christmas trees decorating ideas for small-space inspiration, for fun and unique ways to decorate your tree, with adornments such as family photos, paper stars, flags, starfish, and more.
Browse classic looks for your tree with these traditional Christmas tree decorating ideas, where we’ve paired vibrant color schemes with various decorating techniques using ribbon, lights, and matching ornaments.
Make a statement with your Christmas tree. Whether it is formal, natural, funky or classy, a Christmas tree expresses your personality and philosophy.
Christmas does not have to be red and green to be beautiful. Step outside of the box and use different colors.
Glass ball ornaments add a designer touch to any tree and work whether you want a classic or contemporary tree. For a traditional theme, look for solid ornaments in red, white, silver and gold. For a more modern look, choose ornaments with graphic designs in a more updated scheme, like lime green and fuchsia or violet and bronze.
Visit your local craft store for an array of silk flowers, like garden roses, hydrangeas and magnolias. Scatter the flowers throughout the branches and then top the tree with richly textured ribbon and a few well-placed ornaments for a high-end designer look.
Celebrate the winter season with a nature-inspired Christmas tree. Mix in a variety of pinecones, leaves and birds throughout the branches, as well as a few metallic elements to add interest and sparkle.