How to decorate a christmas tree with ribbon and mesh


How to Decorate a Christmas Tree from Start to Finish {the EASY way!}

If there is one question that I get the most around the holiday season, it is “How do you decorate your Christmas tree?” Well, I am by NO means a Christmas tree decorating expert, BUT…I do have some tricks that make it much easier for me each year to get that full look that I love! I thought it would be fun to share that with you, step by step!

Have you ever heard the saying, “There is more than one way to skin a cat”? Well, there is more than one way to decorate a Christmas tree- obviously! This is just the way that I do MINE, and I find it to be the easiest way for me!

First, this advice is purely for artificial trees. It doesn’t matter how fancy or nice your tree is, it will be covered up in the end, so even if it is looking shabby now, it won’t be for long!

Today, I am using a tree that I just did for a client. I decided to take pictures along the way so that I could show you the process!

After your tree is set up and all of your lights are in place, we will start with the KEY part to a full tree- the RIBBON! The way that I have found to be the easiest is to start with a very wide, deco mesh ribbon roll or some other kind of wide ribbon. Deco mesh is very easy to work with! This roll was $5 at Hobby Lobby and it did the full tree in 2 spots, where I wanted it.

Do NOT cut the ribbon. Simply start at the top of the tree, gather the end together and wrap it around a piece of the branch deep in the tree (they usually have wire, which makes it easy to wrap around) and start going down the tree, gathering large bunches together and sticking them into the tree and wrapping around a branch. When you get to the very bottom of the tree, cut your ribbon and tuck the bottom part in the tree and wrap it up in there. Then, start again on another area of the tree. Keep doing this until you are ready to start with a different type of ribbon or you are finished using ribbon on the tree. Use the same process with your next ribbon, if you chose to use 2 different kinds (or more).

This is what it will look like when you are done with the ribbon portion.

After the ribbon is finished, I always start with my BIGGEST ornaments and signs. These are another key element in creating a full tree. Use several large items! **You do not have to use ornaments. Get creative! Use fun signs, frames, anything!** Just hang them all over the tree in different areas, to make it balanced.

I used some really large ornaments on her tree, along with this really cute snowman wall hanging that I found!

After using your largest ornaments, I simply keep going through all of my ornaments from largest to smallest. I like to hang all of the smaller ones at the end (such as little balls or icicles) , to fill up space.

After I have used all of my actual ornaments, I go to my large “picks” to do my topper. I know people have all sorts of ways they do their topper. Some people use a star, angel, snowman hat, etc… but I like to use random large picks to stick out of the top. That is just what I like best!

Simply gather your picks and start sticking them in the top, arranging them how you like them the best. There is no rhyme or reason to what I do- I just work with it until it looks good! I don’t worry about it everything is perfectly balanced. If I like the craziness, I go with it. Have FUN with it!

If I have any large picks left after doing my topper, I simply stick them into the tree anywhere that looks like it needs a little something. It gives the tree some extra dimension.

When the large picks have all been used, I move to my small picks and start sticking them in the tree to fill up any empty space. These can be true picks or simply the little clip on pieces, like the white snowflakes in the picture. These pieces are just cheap little filler pieces that help make your tree look fuller.

And voila! That is it, folks! Look at your tree and admire your work! If you don’t like something, move it around! If there are empty spots, fill them in with some little bits of extra ribbon or extra cheap ornaments that you may have laying around!

That was easy enough, right?? What do you think? Are there any extra tips you have that make decorating your tree easier?

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How to Decorate a Christmas Tree with Ribbon

“How do you get your Christmas tree ribbon to do that?” is without a doubt, the number one question I receive during the holiday season. Today, sharing my secrets and how to decorate a Christmas tree with ribbon, in a step-by-step tutorial. More specifically, how I’m able to add ribbon to a Christmas tree by wrapping and tucking it to get that tufted, random look that fills out the tree. I used a few methods over the years before deciding on one Christmas tree ribbon technique that I use most often. Using a dining room Christmas tree, I documented the entire process from start to finish to show exactly how I go from a bare tree, to a tree that is filled with ornaments, picks, unexpected touches, and of course, ribbon! Pin this Christmas tree decorating tutorial to refer back to when you’re ready to start decorating and adding ribbon to your own Christmas tree. Below, I’m going to show how to take your tree from out-of-the-box-naked to looking something like this…

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You can find a recent video with step by step instruction of how to put ribbon on a Christmas tree here:

HOW TO DECORATE A CHRISTMAS TREE WITH RIBBON

STEP 1: FLUFF YOUR TREE

Fluffing the tree is by far, my least favorite part of the tree decorating process. But, the type of tree you have makes a huge difference. For example- in our great room, we have a 9′ with all wire branches. But, in the dining room, we have a 7′ with a mixture of wire branches and more realistic branches that hold their shape well (you can see the latest version of the tree HERE). I love them both but the dining room tree takes a fraction of the time to fluff and prep. When you’re fluffing, don’t neglect the inside branches. And, don’t just fluff the branches; if they are wire, pull them apart. Of course, if you have a real tree, you can skip this part 😉

STEP 2: CUT & TUCK THAT CHRISTMAS TREE RIBBON

If you search online, you will probably see a big split on this but I always start with the ribbon. I can always add a little more at the end if needed but using Christmas tree ribbon first gives a good base and starting point. Something else you may see is that people tend to use the entire spool of ribbon as one long piece, wrapping and weaving until the ribbon is gone. If I cascade ribbon, I will use longer strips but 95% of the time, I use this method. I typically use ribbon in various sizes from 2″ to 4″ in width, with wired edges. Ribbon that is “meshier” works the best for sticking to piney branches. My favorite places to shop in-store for ribbon are Costco, At Home, Hobby Lobby, and HomeGoods. Costco has wide ribbon with 50 yards on the spool for $9.99, so that’s a good place to start ;). As far as how much? I don’t really have an answer. But, I use a ton. And, I use more with trees with gaps. You can always purchase and take back what you don’t use.

So, once you have your arsenal of Christmas tree ribbon, determine which ribbon you want to be most present. I used a 2.5″ mesh ribbon as my base on this tree. Cut strips that are around 3′ but don’t cut them all at once. Depending on the size of your tufts and how deep you go in the tree, you may want to modify the size. Keep in mind, using ribbon on your Christmas tree makes it easier to change the look of your tree each year. If you have a base of white/metallic ornaments, you can simply change your ribbon color and it changes the entire color scheme of the tree.

Take the end of the ribbon (I usually start in the middle of the tree), pinch the end together, and stick it in. I use my hands to feel around inside the tree for a good spot for the ribbon to stick. If the outward branches seem to “support” the ribbon, you don’t have to worry as much about securing the inside end to an actual branch. Meshy ribbon will usually just stick to the inside needles while more satiny/smooth ribbon may be to be secured a little more by bending an inside branch to pinch the end. Once the tail is secured, billow the ribbon out, kind of at a diagonal and bring the center in to secure the middle of the ribbon inside the tree. This should form one billowed tuft.

A few tips (this will make all the difference) – you don’t want the ribbon tuft to be pulled tight against the branches. You don’t want to see a taut wrinkle. When you are billowing, try to clear the outside branches into a big loop, but not so much that it sags. Also, when you are creating your loop, kind of push the ribbon upwards (as though you are almost pinching it back to the first secured end) instead of pulling it downwards. You can even turn it slightly sideways and have it “sit” on its side, on a branch.

Once you have secured the middle, take the rest of the ribbon, come back out (depending on the branch position with determine whether you come right back out where you went in, or, whether you bring the tail out a little lower). You want to form one more tuft with the ribbon so repeat how you created the first and then secure the tail just as you secured the other end. Again, if the branches are supportive and the ribbon is meshy/sticky, the inside branches may grab it enough. If not, you may need to slightly bend an inside branch to secure the ribbon. Two tufts from each 3′ strip is the goal. For the second piece, start at another place; I usually always go at a diagonal but mix up the direction. Here is what my first strips look like.

You don’t want a huge loop with the second being tiny, but they don’t have to be exactly the same size. Repeat all over the tree and don’t neglect the top. Full admission, I try to get back around the sides of the tree and if you do have some ribbon in the back, it can help look like it’s decorated if there are any gaps. But, it isn’t necessary, especially if you are trying to work with less ribbon. When you are fluffing, make sure you fluff the back really well; I continue to fluff as I go along.

For some ribbon — usually extra wide or extra narrow — I will cut the strip shorter (about 1-1.5′) only do one tuft instead of two. If your ribbon is difficult to work with, you can try this technique; see the image below for the result of using single “tufts”.

STEP 3: ADD MORE CHRISTMAS TREE RIBBON & REPEAT

Once I have a pretty consistent and thorough covering of the base Christmas tree ribbon, I will choose another to go in and accent. Don’t worry, if you decide you need more of the original ribbon when you finish, you can always add more! As a warning, this is kind of a difficult tree to show as my example because I did a few things out of order and used some ribbon I wouldn’t typically recommend. My second ribbon was a thinner, more satiny (but still wired) peach. You can see the wrinkles more easily and it’s more difficult to work with. As a rule of thumb, the wider the ribbon, the bigger your loops can be. Most thin ribbon can’t support itself as well and will need to have smaller loops (I actually did three tufts here). Start with a test piece first before feeling out your ideal length.

Use the same methods you used in the first round of ribbon, creating billowy (but likely smaller) loops, pushing upwards to create smooth, loose tufts. Don’t worry if you can see some tails and places where you pinch on the inside. We’ll cover those up later 😉

Repeat with each type of ribbon. One of my favorite things to do (which helps you with a thinner ribbon), is to layer two ribbons on top of each other and treat them as one strip. When they are in place, you can pull one to the side slightly to reveal the underneath. I started with a more vibrant green but ended up removing it – you’ll see why a little further down.

If I have a more busy/patterned ribbon, I add that last and in smaller quantities. I like it to be a little more subtle and usually, the patterned ribbon is fabric, in the regular ribbon section, and is more expensive than regular Christmas tree ribbon for just a few yards. The spools are usually much shorter too. I believe I used three spools of 4 yards each of the floral ribbon. You may notice that some of my floral fabric loops aren’t as deep. If you have to pinch it in between the surface branches, we can cover that up, too. Just try to go deeper where you can.

Lastly, I added a thick green ribbon, surveyed the tree, and ultimately added a few more pieces of the original gold. I used four types of ribbon total — by no means do you have to use four types, but at least two will keep things interesting.

STEP 4: BRING IN THE BIGGEST EMBELLISHMENTS

After the ribbon is secured, I add the next largest series of items. For you, it may be large ornaments but on this tree, I had huge floral stems that I incorporated first. Another tip- don’t feel like you are only allowed to select from the Christmas section/picks. I hit up the floral aisles to find coordinating stems. There are some beautiful finds in the fall sections that can be upwards of 80% off.

If the stem is too long, you can cut it to be a bit shorter. I bury the big items and nestle them in the branches, closer to the tree base. I like to fill in open spaces but also, don’t be scared to cover a little ribbon. You may need to adjust some ribbon tufts as you incorporate your big pieces. You can also use a couple different techniques; I use both in this tree. You can cluster a few like items together for an impact (think three red balls together all over), or, spread everything out evenly. I spread the snowball blooms out evenly.

STEP 5: ADD FILLER

I said this was a unique tree, right? My next step was to add some moss on the branches — fitting for a meadow-themed tree. Some, I molded to branches, and some, I covered more shallow ribbon loops.

STEP 6: INCORPORATE A STATEMENT

Before the statement up top, I actually stuck in other branches since they were on the larger side. Manipulate the flower branches (don’t just leave them as a straight cluster). I spread most of mine out (the smaller blue blooms were scored as fall for .90/a stem. I usually let the picks/stems that are more “stem-y” — with more movement — stick out more from the tree. This helps give a more natural, organic, whimsical feel. I saved a couple of bigger blue floral stems for the topper. Instead of spreading them out evenly like the others, I concentrated them at the top of the tree and kind of came down from there, winding them in a diagonal to create that focal statement. You can also create something similar with a series of picks, branches, or berries.

Here are  a few more examples of a statement topper that winds and thins out. This “southern grace” Christmas tree had white magnolia blossoms and gold leaves that gradually thinned out…

See more of this tree in my 2018 Christmas Home Tour

And this orchid — on one of my daughter’s nursery Christmas trees — was easy to position down at a diagonal.

See more of this Christmas tree in my 2019 Fairyland Christmas Nursery Reveal

Ok, back to the tutorial! See how full it’s looking? And we haven’t even added the actual ornaments! At this point, I went ahead and added the ornaments. No rhyme or reason, just random and all over. Again, if the ornaments are your biggest statement, you may not have huge floral stems and ornaments may immediately follow the ribbon portion. I nestle heavier ornaments inside on more sturdy limbs and lighter ornaments further out on smaller limbs. Some people only use big ornaments at the bottom and smaller on top but I like to mix all over. I also have more special, intricate ornaments that I mix with regular filler balls.

STEP 7: ADD ELEMENTS TO HIDE THE CHRISTMAS TREE RIBBON TRICKS

After the bigger elements, and then ornaments, I add in smaller picks — like berry sprigs (or in this case, dried stuff that I don’t really know what it is haha) — to start hiding more of the ribbon security areas.

I also wedged pinecones in, perfect for the meadow tree (or most any Christmas tree 😉 ). These were really easy to use- even easier than actual hanging ornaments. They are a really inexpensive addition but as a caveat, if you use too many, it will take away from the luminance of the tree.

I also use ornaments to help cover those spots. See how everything is disguising the ribbon tucks?

STEP 8: ADD A SPECIAL “MOMENT”

On this tree, once I finished everything, I added my sweet, subtle little cherry on top. I purchased a few birds and clustered them together as a little family in the upper 1/3 of the tree. I didn’t put them all over – just three sitting together. Dave loves “little things”, especially tiny animal things so this is his favorite part. 😉 And, he absolutely, specifically said not to share that haha

STEP 9: ADMIRE YOUR WORK

I step back a few times during each step to see which area needs more balance and when I think I’m done, I step back one final time to see if anything needs adding, adjusting, or even sometimes editing down. (Let’s be honest, in my trees, I typically go by more is more so that doesn’t really happen very often haha). There are gorgeous, simple, tasteful trees that are beautiful but I think my Christmas trees are one time when I can just keep adding and adding, and the more overpowering it is, the more whimsical and magical it is. If you can’t see the actual tree, totally fine! That just means you don’t have to have as high quality of a tree 😉

If you use any of this process, especially in applying the Christmas tree ribbon, I want to know! Shoot me an email to share – I would absolutely LOVE it.

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MORE DECORATED CHRISTMAS TREE EXAMPLES (WITH DIFFERENT THEMES & CHRISTMAS TREE RIBBON)

Here are a few of my other trees over the past few years, decked out for Christmas, using the same tree trimming and Christmas tree ribbon steps as above. Here’s a look at a few different themes in the great room…

Sources: Sofa & Loveseat (performance ivory linen) | Coffee Table | Large Wood Art | White Vase (on fireplace)Rug | Teddy Bear Throw Blanket | Stockings | Wingback Chairs | Teddy Bear Pillows | Tufted Leather Ottoman | Brass Party Bucket | Green Glass Bottles & Decanters- At Home | Tree & Garland (Base) – Costco |  Fireplace Screen

And here’s a couple from one of my favorite spots during the holidays — our master bedroom.

Sources: Bed (similar) | Bench | Rug | Chandelier | Belgian Flax Linen Quilt (white) | Belgian Flax Linen Duvet Cover & Euro Shams (white) | Barefoot Dreams Throw Blanket | Ivory Mohair Throw Blanket | Green Velvet Pillows (SIMILAR) | Nightstands | Table Lamps | Sheets (700 TC) 

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How to decorate a Christmas tree with ribbons, the best tips, 8 workshops, videos and 50 photo ideas

How can you decorate a Christmas tree? Balls, stars, garlands, tinsel - a million options. Did you know that ribbons can serve as a great decor?

Yes, yes, the same ribbons that are in your jewelry box or are waiting in the nearest needlework store. They will be a great alternative to traditional tinsel, gracefully fill the space between Christmas tree decorations and make the decoration of the Christmas tree luxurious.

Would you like to know in detail how to decorate a Christmas tree with ribbons? Then we invite you to familiarize yourself with the most detailed guide that we have compiled for you:

  • Theory, 9 tips from a professional decorator who has long been passionate about this particular decor option;
  • Inspiration, 35 photos of Christmas trees decorated with ribbons;
  • Practice, a collection of 8 detailed thematic workshops from decorators from around the world, including 2 videos.

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First of all, look how beautiful and unusual it is: ribbons can be very different, and the color palette and decor of the Christmas tree can suit every taste.

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Decorating a Christmas Tree with Ribbons: 9 Professional Secrets

Kristen, author of the Ella Claire blog, is a decorator and needlewoman. She loves vintage, which inspired her to decorate the Christmas tree in a particularly elegant way. And so the idea with ribbons was born (in the photo - Kristen's New Year's masterpieces in different years):0003

Agree, very impressive and professional! So before you dive into tutorials and other inspiring ideas, Kristen shares tips for both beginners and those who already have some experience with unusual holiday beauty designs. So…

1. Determine the style and look you want. Do you want an elegant Christmas tree? Give preference to silk ribbons. Do you like rustic? Take the burlap tape.

2. Buy at least one wire tape. They are especially handy for decorating the Christmas tree because they are easy to attach and hold up well. Didn't find any beautiful wire tape? Buy a white one, and attach the one without wire to it.

3. Check the ribbon size before you start decorating. The decor should be enough for the entire height of the Christmas tree, so the longer the ribbon, the better. In case the length is not enough, you can knit several ribbons, but it is better to have a supply.

4. Don't be afraid of scissors. Once you decide on the length, you can safely cut the tape - short parts are much more convenient than one long one. It’s not scary if something remains after decorating - it’s much easier to find a use for the leftovers than trying to “wrap up” the entire Christmas tree.

5. Be original. We focus on ribbon decor, but you don't have to limit yourself to them. Anything that can wrap a Christmas tree will do: garlands with flags, decorative cord, tulle, feather boas - in general, your imagination is not limited by anything.

6. Use neutral decor. The more beautiful the ribbon, the less flashy the rest of the jewelry should be. Glass and silver balls, thin stars, snowflakes - these are toys that are suitable for any style.

7. First Christmas decorations, then ribbons. The purpose of the ribbon is not an independent decoration, but an addition to the existing ones. Kristen recommends this sequence: large jewelry, then ribbons, then small ones. Such a composition will be much more harmonious.

8. No to perfectionism! A holiday is a holiday to relax, so don't try to fit your ribbons perfectly. A little negligence will only benefit.

9. More visible from the side. When you're done, move away from the tree and look at it from a distance - this will help you evaluate how close the result is to your idea.

And the most interesting thing: how to arrange the ribbons on the Christmas tree?

  • vertical;
  • horizontal;
  • in a free sequence - islands, at different levels or without any pattern at all.

Read more about each of these methods below. In the meantime, get inspired by ideas on how to decorate a Christmas tree with ribbons, 30 more photos:


Now that you have an idea of ​​what a Christmas tree decorated with ribbons might look like, let's move on to the master classes.

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Tree with vertical silk ribbon

Want to make your tree look sophisticated? Then start with the "classics of the genre."

1. Cut the tape (it is better to use the one on the wire) into pieces from 60 to 120 cm long. The bottom line is that there must be cuts of different lengths - this will make it much easier for you.

2. Start at the top. Hide the upper end of the tape in the branches, mentally divide the rest into two and repeat the same for the middle. Do not pull the tape too tight, let there be a little carelessness.

3. Place the second cut a little lower and repeat the previous step. Decorate the entire Christmas tree by alternating ribbons of different lengths and folding them into loops, as in the photo.

Watch the video on how this Christmas tree was decorated with a silk ribbon:

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Christmas tree with ribbon bows

But who said that they only belong on gift wrappings? Fill the whole room with festive mood by decorating the Christmas tree with bows.

1. Cut off as much tape as possible.

2. Make several loops depending on how full the bow is. Tie them together using thin wire.

3. Cut the ends in half to make a gift bow. Place it on the tree and you're done!

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Christmas tree decor from three types of ribbons

Is one ribbon not enough? Connect the three so that everyone can see your exquisite taste.

1. Cut three equal pieces of each ribbon (I recommend a length of 120 cm). Connect, fasten in the middle with a pin.

2. Attach to the branches using wire and let the ends hang down freely.

3. Repeat for remaining tapes.

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5 more ways to add sophistication to the Christmas tree using ribbons are collected in one video, and below it is a text description of each option that we made for you. Start by watching videos:

Ribbon waterfall

An elegant cascading ribbon - isn't it beautiful? It's not hard to recreate this idea.

1. Without cutting the ribbon, place it on the tree, starting at the top and working your way down. Tuck part of the tape into the space between the branches. If the tape does not hold, secure it with wire or plumbing rope.

2. When you reach the bottom, cut off the excess so that the free end reaches the floor. Tuck this end under the branches.

3. Repeat for all parts of the tree that you want to cover - 3-5 turns in total.

Christmas Tree Ribbon Spiral

Another simple yet sophisticated option. Without cutting the ribbon, wind it around the Christmas tree in a spiral. This option, as a rule, does not require additional fastening due to the fact that the tape rests on the branches. Simple and elegant!

Bouquet of bows

Do you want more festive mood? Tie bows and arrange them on each branch at regular intervals. Ideally, if they are from a red ribbon, but any other will also work.

Cherry on the cake

Ribbons can decorate not only branches, but also the top. Tie a big fluffy bow on it, add flowing ribbons of the same color as described in master class No. 6 (“waterfall”), and admire. Great alternative to a star!

All together

And finally, if you still can't decide which idea you like best, use them all. The main thing is not to forget about compatibility with the rest of the decor.

Here are just a few ways to decorate your Christmas tree with ribbons. But this is only the beginning and the starting point of your own New Year's masterpiece, we are sure that your imagination will prompt new ideas.

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Decorating the Christmas tree with red and gold balls - advice from Eli.

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Christmas and New Year - a time of magic, fairy tales, hope, joy and fun. And of course, the symbol of these holidays is a coniferous tree. There are several generally accepted styles for decorating the Christmas tree. You can dress her up by choosing one of them and adhering to the features of this direction.

If you cherish the traditions that have been handed down through generations in your family, then you might want to decorate your Christmas tree in the classic colors of gold and red.

The traditional style, although somewhat pompous, allows you to decorate the tree in a very restrained way. Vivid examples can be seen in old films. Usually, balls of the same size and color are hung on the branches, or a combination of them is used. But do not think that the choice is limited. Ideas can be very different.

The main attributes are:

  • balls
  • candy sticks and toys, hook-shaped
  • figures of angels and ballerinas
  • bells
  • satin and velvet ribbons, bows and other bright accents
  • garlands
  • peaked crowns
  • beads

Christmas tree can be any. A tall tree is usually placed in the center of the room. A smaller beauty is placed in a corner, on a table or chest of drawers. It goes well with the design of retro paraphernalia, which evokes childhood memories.

The classic version always looks luxurious and mysterious. Appropriate in any interior and creates a magical holiday mood. For many years, it has not lost its relevance at all, and a set of toys purchased once will delight you for many years.

Luxurious golden balls for the Christmas tree

It is believed that gold brings good luck, because this color has always been popular. He will make the Christmas tree festive, rich and at the same time cozy at home.

If you decide to stick only to this color scheme, choose plain toys, as well as garlands and tinsel of this shade. Don't forget to add stars, angels, thick lace bows and beads.

The Christmas tree with golden balls and ribbons tied into large bows looks spectacular. And if they are silver, the tree will shine with new colors.

Balloons in different sizes and designs. Textured toys look good, with stripes, dots and three-dimensional images. Do not try to hang only the same elements - let everyone have "his own face".

Want more decor? Get creative:

  • feathers
  • tinsel
  • cones, hand-painted with gold paint

All this will turn the coniferous beauty into a luxurious masterpiece.

To maintain style, decorate the interior in restrained colors - the emphasis should be only on the forest guest. Suitable for space decor:

  • white, sand, ash
  • gray and steel
  • turquoise, lavender, blue

Arrange forged elements in the room: floor lamps, clocks, candlesticks.

Red balls for the Christmas tree - a classic Christmas decor

The traditional color of the New Year. It harmonizes perfectly with coniferous greenery, brings bright colors to the interior. If you love this shade, don't forget to add it to your Christmas tree outfit. For this you will need:

  • patterned and unpatterned balloons
  • cones and bells
  • silk and satin bows
  • scarlet artificial flowers
  • rain and other extras

A Christmas tree with red balls looks incredibly stylish if you combine dark shades and pale ones. For example, the bottom can be decorated in a saturated color, and the top can be made light scarlet, or vice versa.

Needles in a purple mesh look very unusual - you can find it in art stores. From above, the “cover” is decorated with small figures and ribbons.

Choose a garland with bulbs of the same color, preferably warm golden. The final touch is a Christmas wreath and other interior details: bouquets on the shelves and a fireplace, pine compositions with lanterns.

By the way, making a wreath is very easy. Pine branches are wrapped around and tightly tied with a rope, and wrapped with a crimson ribbon on top. Further, it already depends on the imagination: bells, cones, twigs of mountain ash and wild rose are added.

Red and gold - a great combination of shades

If you're not ready for one color and it seems boring, try making a Christmas tree with red and gold balls. It is enough to hang toys of the same color and diameter, add balls of a larger or smaller size and a different color. The idea is simple, easy to implement, always looks festive and beautiful.

Gold adds a touch of antiquity to the forest beauty and the room, so garlands in this shade will be appropriate. If you want to enhance the retro style, in addition to decorations on the branches, place gift wrappings and New Year's socks with a golden pattern below.

The chaotic combination of two-tone cascading ribbons looks elegant. If you are a fan of minimalism, give preference to large decorations that can be placed:

  • in a spiral
  • longitudinal
  • around

When choosing garlands, give preference to those with more yellow, less - silver and purple bulbs.

Decorating tips

Before you decorate your Christmas tree, decide on its choice. A large tree is acquired for spacious rooms, and vice versa. Our tips will help you make it unique: