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Pretty Christmas Trees

 
From the Editors of Traditional Home

From traditional hues to unexpected palettes, we rounded up a few of our favorite holiday trees to help get you inspired!

For designer Tobi Fairley, playing (and delighting!) with color comes second nature and the holidays are no exception. In the graphic foyer of her Arkansas home, a flocked tree dripping with icicles and pink ornaments offers a cheerful welcome.

Long slender "icicles" blend with mercury glass ornaments and glass balls in varying shades of pink, ivory, and champagne.

Tendrils of green ribbon from the large tree-topping bow cascade three quarters of the way down this gracious tree. Ornaments in green and blue are illuminated by white lights to create a tree that's pretty as a peacock.

An inviting bay window is the ideal spot for a Christmas tree. The fresh tree is outfitted with warm-hued ornaments that complement the room's wooden tones. 

A warm color scheme unites the varying shapes and sizes of the tree's beautiful glass ornaments.

When you’ve got a soaring ceiling, there’s no resisting a towering tree. In a trend we’re seeing more and more, the tree is decorated in colors matching the room’s year-round palette. (See below.)

The tree is almost entirely decorated in blues and soft whites, including several wide ribbons that flow like waterfalls from the top of the tree. 

Symmetry, anyone? Flanking the exquisitely traditional tree are two Founding Fathers, wreaths framing the busts, and twig deer. 

Here’s another example of a lovely tree dressed in its room’s palette. Purple and gold ornaments (plus the purple wreaths) go hand in hand with the lavender hues of the spool chair and tray ottoman.

Less is more on a short-needle tree with space between its branches (such as a young white spruce). The spare decorations allow the ornaments to hang gracefully and highlight the tree’s shape.   

Try updating your traditional tree decor with jolts of bright pink. We love how the home's interior continues the perky scheme—note the upholstry fabrics and area rug. 

An angel tree topper crowns this tree adorned with metallic ball ornaments. Adler, the family's West Highland terrier, takes in the festive view. 

Nothing says "welcome" like a Christmas tree on the entry veranda! Soft teal ribbon pairs with a ruffled burlap skirt to complete the showstopping focal point.  

Silver snowflakes and red poinsettia blooms (kept fresh in florist water vials) adorn this Scandinavian-inspired Christmas tree. 

Shimmery silver, bright blue bulbs, and peacock feathers add flair to this tree. Complementing gift wrap and yellow Christmas lights finish off the festive look.

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