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Modern Ideas and Design Styles for Christmas Tree Decorating



Christmas tree decorating is a beautiful tradition that unites family members and adds joy to winter celebrations. Christmas tree decorations and decorating ideas follow the latest trends in fashion, art, and interior design and bring modern ideas to beautify winter holiday decor. The Lushome collection of stylish Christmas tree designs and winter ornaments demonstrate the trends in decorating for Christmas.


Here are 25 modern ideas that include various styles and Christmas tree designs to create original and beautiful holiday decor for the festive, bright, and enjoyable season. Creative and unique designs, surprising details, striking accents, modern colors, classic and new ideas create beautiful winter holidays and bring joy and happiness into homes.

12 elegant and creative trends in Christmas decorating

Latest trends in decorating for winter holidays


Modern trends in decorating Christmas trees

Fireplace decorating, potted Christmas trees

1. Traditional evergreen trees

Choose an evergreen plant, fir or pine to add a fantastic aroma of the winter season to your home decorating.

Live Christmas tree with red balls and golden decorations

2. Plants in your yard and houseplants

Potted evergreen plants, large and small houseplants, trees and shrubs in your yard, rooted succulents are modern trends in decorating for Christmas in eco style.

Holiday tree centerpieces designed with live succulents

Potted Christmas tree, black and white room decor ideas
How to make a live succulent tree

3. Artificial Christmas trees in various colors.

Green colors are the most popular choices, but artificial Christmas trees in white, silver or golden colors make beautiful and modern Christmas decorations for winter homes.

Artificial tree in turquoise decorated with pink ribbons and purple balls

4. Original Christmas tree designs

Stepladder Christmas trees adorned with Christmas lights, handmade wood crafts decorated with Christmas balls, and unique designs created with suspended from branches or ceilings winter ornaments are favorite trends in decorating this holiday season.

Stepladder Christmas tree decorating ideas

Playing with shadows, unique Christmas tree design

 

5. Miniature Christmas trees and crafts

Space-saving ideas, small Christmas trees, crafts, and table centerpieces are trendy, inexpensive, stress-free, and modern decorations that add a festive touch to home interiors.

Miniature Christmas trees, holiday table centerpieces

6. Monochromatic and neutral colors

Black and white Christmas tree decorations and ornaments in monochromatic colors are contemporary trends that connect modern ideas with traditions.

Black and white, modern trends in decorating for Christmas
Green branches and Christmas decorations

7. Contemporary LED designs

Innovative fiberoptics designs and LED lights turn artificial Christmas trees into fabulous, bright, and modern Christmas centerpieces and fill a home with a contemporary vibe.

LED Christmas tree design
Contemporary Christmas trees made with lights

8. Elegant simplicity

Cosy simplicity and frugal luxury are trendy. Natural materials and colors are the best choices for modern Christmas tree decorating.

Simplified holiday decorations

9. Winter holiday colors

Sunny yellow, pale yellow hues, brownish pastels, deep orange, and all brown colors are modern ideas for Christmas decorating. Red and green color combinations not just look traditional and bright but also create fabulous color schemes with golden decorations.

Black and white room decor, Christmas tree and wall wreath in bright yellow color
Golden decorations, modern winter holiday decor ideas

10. Modern styles

Classic Christmas tree decorating ideas include colorful beads, glass beads and winter ornaments in vintage style, traditional Christmas balls, beautiful bows, snowmen, snowflakes, bright ribbons, tinsel, illuminated tree topper and a skirt. Classic Christmas tree decorating looks elegant with several identical ornaments in two or three colors. Large embellishments can accentuate luxurious Christmas tree designs in traditional style.

Bright and modern ideas for classic Christmas decorating

Exotic Christmas tree design follows oriental decorating ideas. Golden colors, red accents, golden dragons, bells, shiny and vibrant ornaments create beautiful holiday decor with an Asian twist.

Exotic accents, dragon Christmas balls for Christmas tree decoration with an Asian vibe

Retro style Christmas tree decorating blends a star tree topper, small toys and crafts on green branches, wooden and glass beads, garlands made with popcorn, cinnamon sticks, and dried fruits.

Soft toys, paper crafts, star garlands, retro Christmas decorations

Minimalist decorating ideas look for creating an elegant holiday centerpiece with a few colorful accents. A Christmas tree designed with LED lights is a beautiful, contemporary alternative to traditional designs. Black and white, gray and beige are the neutral colors, which are perfect for a Christmas tree in minimalist style. A little garland, several ornaments or a few holiday decorations made with ribbons add colorful accents to elegant holiday centerpiece.

Alternative Christmas tree design, wood triangle with suspended Christmas balls

Eco style and country Christmas tree decorating ideas call for natural materials and colors. Burlap, lace, cotton fabrics, wool felt, wood, metal, paper, and glass help create a familiar, nostalgic, and beautiful look and accentuate the eco-friendly holiday decor.

Christmas tree decorating ideas in eco style, paper crafts and wood ornaments

11. Flocked Christmas trees

Flocked Christmas trees look already decorated with ornaments, offering a quick and easy winter decoration for the stress-free holiday season.

Flocked holiday tree and window wreath, white holiday decor ideas

12. Creative alternatives to tree stands and skirts

A Christmas tree looks attractive in a wicker basket, a garden watering can, a terra-cotta pot, or a galvanized metal bucket. Pinecones, artificial snow, evergreen branches or beach stones make the stylish alternatives to traditional Christmas tree stand and skirts.

Alternative Christmas tree stands, bird decorations

  by Ena Russ   
  last updated: 08.12.2017