15 Non-Traditional Christmas Tree Ideas

Christmas is a traditional holiday but this doesn’t mean everything about it has to be traditional as well. You can be imaginative and make this holiday your own. For example, instead of a regular tree you can have a more unusual replacement that still preserves the symbol of Christmas. We have a few ideas that might just do the trick.

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This fluffy and white tree is made entirely from recycled paper. It’s eco-friendly, doesn’t drop needles and it’s also fun to make. The whole family can get involved.{found on casasugar}.

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Be creative and try to paint your own Christmas tree on a chalkboard wall. What’s nice about it is that it’s an ever-changing tree and if you’re not happy with a particular detail you can draw all over again.{found on aleggup}.

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This looks just like a regular artificial tree, right? Well it’t not. It’s made of cotton fabric and it;s machine washable.{found on etsy}.

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If you prefer something, let’s a little more rustic, you could make a tree out of branches or scrap pieces of wood. It might take a while to get the balance right but it’s definitely interesting.{found on kararosenlund}.

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The whole idea of this article is to get you in a creative mood and to show you how you can repurpose and reinvent things. A perfect example is this ladder, repurposed as a Christmas tree.

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If you don’t have enough space in your home for an actual tree, don’t worry. You can just paint one on the wall or use twigs to make one. Then decorate it as usual.

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The fun part about decorating the Christmas tree is when you put up the lights. So why not ignore everything else and only use those?

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Another very fun idea is to make a tree using washi tape. You can choose any colors and patterns you want and choose any space for your tree. One Christmas is over, just remove the tape.

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In case you have lots of books and don’t know what to do with them, here’s an idea: a Christmas tree made entirely of books. I could also use DVD cases and things like that.{found on omnivoracious}.

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In case you want to try something innovative but to still preserve something from the real Christmas tree symbol, you can use branches and twigs to make a lovely tree decoration.{found on laloleblog}.

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A cardboard Christmas tree is also an interesting idea. It’t not that difficult to make and you don’t even need decorations for it.{found on site}.

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This tree is made from a bunch of toolboxes. It’s not exactly Christmasy but it’s definitely unusual and eye-catching.{found on site}.

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Here’s an idea that will save you time and space. It’s a shelf tree made by arranging books in such a way that, when seen together, they resemble a Christmas tree.

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Here’s another idea that I really like. It’s a Christmas tree made of post-its attached to a tall mirror. The nice thing about it is that you can also write messages on the post-its.{found on site}.

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The best thing about the Christmas tree is the smell of needled and freshness. You can have that without actually having a tree in your house. Just use branches to decorate a ladder.