10 Modern Christmas Tree Decorating

posted: 12/05/17
by: Katie Morton

This year, try something new with your Christmas tree by introducing a modern twist. We share 10 fun ideas that are sure to add contemporary flare to your traditional Christmas decor.

1. Frosted and Flocked

Because if I could have one in every room I would?I pulled our @kingofchristmas tree out of the box as soon as we received it because isn't. it. gorgeous???? . Eventually this will be in the living room as our main tree and from a girl who's only ever had real trees that's a big deal, y'all. It was just too stunning to pass up though. And that flocking????? I'm so excited that we'll be able to enjoy this stunner for as long as we want. Have a great weekend, lovelies! . #sponsored #christmas #christmasdecor #christmastree #moderndesign #modernchristmas #kingofchristmas #mydomaine #designblog #designblogger #designsponge #smploves #smmakelifebeautiful #showemyourstyled #countrylivingmag #bhghome #betterhomesandgardens #homedecor #homeinspo #myhousebeautiful #housebeautiful #interiordesign #homegoals #instadecor #inspiration #instahome #apartmenttherapy #hgtv #flashesofdelight #sodomino

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This frosted and flocked Christmas tree evokes snowy nights and caroling under the stars. Create your own modern Christmas mood with a heavily flocked tree. Or just use silver and white ornaments on your traditional tree for a similar feel.

2. Modern Fuchsia

Who ever said that Christmas trees needed to be green? Why not have fun with color this year? Saturated bold colors are festive and lively. These hot pink decorations pair beautifully with traditional bronze and gold design elements.

3. Tall and Sleek

A tall & skinny minimal tree fills the room well.

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A small space means that you can't have the Christmas tree of your dreams, right? Wrong! Tall, slender trees have a tiny footprint and won't take up much space. Add one of these lovely faux firs and suddenly your apartment or loft will be brimming with holiday spirit!

4. We're Dreaming of a Blue Christmas

Modern mantel ?

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If you're bored of red and green decor, then blue and silver might be the hues for you. Arrange delicate, glass ornaments; bold, silver balls; and varying shades of sparkling blue baubles for a modern take on a classic. Wrap presents in similar colors for a pulled-together designer feel.

5. Candy Striped Ribbon

Striped ribbon is a simple way to add a modern touch to a classic tree. Use wide ribbon with bendable wire to shape as you please as you wrap it around the tree. Wire-trimmed ribbon is also a wonderful and easy DIY accent for railings, banisters, and mantels.

6. Over the Rainbow

Can't decide on a color scheme for this year's tree? With this rainbow themed tree, you don't need to settle on just one. Gradient shades of multiple colors are anything but traditional and look gorgeous! You can even use rainbow flowers for an even different look, if you prefer.

7. Ornament Tree

#ornaments . . . . . #franklinparkconservatory #christmasornaments #christmas #christmastree

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Looking for an alternative to the traditional Christmas Evergreen? Create a tree-shaped ornament sculpture for a festive look without the branches and sap. The best part is that this tree never needs to be watered!

8. Fir and Floral

Soft, floral accents create romantic Christmas d?cor, perfect for a modern farmhouse. If pink doesn't make you blush, choose faux florals to replicate this lush look.

9. Little Girl's Dream

Sugar and spice and everything nice. She'll be dreaming of sugarplums when you create this special tree for your little girl's room.

10. Christmas Palms

If you're lucky enough to celebrate Christmas while wearing flip-flops, then consider celebrating with a Christmas Palm. Simply wrap the Palm trunk with white lights and you're done!

This Christmas, think outside the traditional box and have some fun with your tree. Modern decor is colorful, bold, and fresh. Simply use your imagination to create the Christmas look that gets you into that wonderful Holiday spirit.