6 Creative Ways to Decorate Your Tree

By  December 17, 2012

Get creative this Christmas and give your tree a little something special! Check out our favorite trees and get inspired this holiday season.

From top left by row:
1. DIY Tag Ornaments
Decorate your tree with custom tags. You can add special written messages, quotes, or memories from years past. [Country Living]

2. Serene
We love the white doves flocking this miniature tree’s minimalist branches. Create your own birds by cutting from white card stock and hanging with ribbon. [She Knows]

3. USA All The Way
Deck your halls and tree in America’s hues. In 2008, the White House’s East Room featured this gorgeous tree full of red, white, and blue glass ornaments. [HGTV]

4. Rainbow Connection
Give your white retro Christmas tree a rainbow touch with bright and colorful ornaments. This might be one of our favorite trees yet! [Martha of Open Door Studio]

5. How Sweet!
Fill old-school waffle cones with delicious holiday treats. Create holes on either side with a wooden skewer. Brush tops with icing and dip in colorful sugar or sprinkles. Let dry completely before slipping a festive ribbon through each hole. [She Knows]

6. Celestial Celebration
Shoot for the stars and decorate your tree with golden sun, moon, and star ornaments. Make your own celestial ornaments with this tutorial and accent with pops of purple and green.. [HGTV]

See also: Tips and Tricks for Wrapping Your Gifts