Christmas Tree Ideas
You have your Christmas tree, now for the fun part: decorating it from top to bottom! Spruce up the boughs with twinkly lights, silvery tinsel, hanging ornaments, and more. We have everything you need to turn your tree into a holiday masterpiece that the family will remember for Christmases to come.
Enchanted Forest: Christmas Tree Ideas by "Martha Stewart Living" Editors
A tree sprouting up indoors, sparkling with lights and ornaments, always looks magical. But the ones here have a fairy-tale wonder all their own, with glittery gems, snowflakes that never melt, and woodland birds with ribbons in their beaks. Most bewitching? The decorations are easy to make, so you can tell your own Christmas story.AdvertisementAdvertisementPost
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27 Creative Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas
Take inspiration from our themed trees embellished with garlands, ornaments, and tree toppers.
How to Pick Out a Christmas Tree
A day at a tree farm can yield not only the ideal evergreen, but also a new family tradition. This year, bring everyone together by picking out and cutting your own Christmas tree.
There's no wrong way to decorate a Christmas tree, but we're willing to share our secrets with those who'd like to emulate our style.
A Christmas Tree GlossaryA guide to finding the perfect Christmas tree in your area.
DIY Fringe TreeWho said you need an 8-foot Douglas fir to make your home feel festive? While we love the real thing, this DIY fringe tree is a fabulous way to use your excess gift wrap and tissue paper and wow your holiday guests.
DIY Christmas Tree: How to Make the Ornaments, the Garlands, and Even the TreeArticle
These smiley-faced merrymakers come with tiny cone hats and personalized features, all ready to decorate your tree.Post
Tate Britain's Christmas Tree is Upside Down for a Special Reason
Iranian artist Shirazeh Houshiary explains the topsy-turvy positioning of the tree.Post
3 Easy Steps to Make This Teeny-Tiny Christmas Tree Ornament
Simply cut, glue, and tie off the ends.Gallery
The Magical History Behind Vintage Christmas Ornaments
From Victorian-era glass stars to atomic-age reindeer, these collectibles are prized for their whimsy and unique charm.Feature
Christmas's New Look: Soft, Chic, and Thoroughly Modern
To put a fresh spin on getting in the holiday spirit, we tapped Michael and Darroch Putnam, the wildly talented duo behind the floral-design firm Putnam & Putnam. See how you can make your home feel like an extra-special winter woodland by trading tinsel and traditional bold hues for soft tones, organic textures, and lush accents plucked right from nature.Video
3D Christmas Tree Card
As this Christmas card opens, a 3-D tree made from pleated paper rectangles pops out, like a small gift, and you can make it yourself with only a few on-hand materials.Post
Watch What Happens When You Make a Christmas Tree Out of Legos
Real fact: it's built with more than 245,000 green Duplo bricks.Post
The White House Christmas Tree has Officially Arrived
And it was so tall, it had to be trimmed to fit in the Blue Room.Post
This "Harry Potter"-Themed Christmas Tree is Pure Magic
Including a Nimbus 2000, a Sorting Hat, and dozens of ornaments, it took a total of 8 hours to fully decorate.Post
These Boozy Christmas Ornaments are So Popular That They Keep Selling Out
Production has jumped from 500 to 30,000 over the last year.Post
Wow! This $2 Million Christmas Tree is Made of Pure Gold
You can find it at one luxury jewelry store.Gallery
Easy Decoration Ideas That'll Holiday up Your Home
When decking your own halls, consider these charming touches. Classic in inspiration and modern in execution, they bring cheer to nearly every room in the house and are as easy to implement as one, two...tree.Article
Jingle Bell Cluster Ornament
To make comings and goings much more festive, try out this quick and festive holiday door ornament!Post
The Santa Cam: A Christmas Tradition You'll Want to Start This Year
"He knows if you've been bad or good, so be good for goodness sake!"Post
The National Christmas Tree is Touring America on its Way to Washington, D.C.
Can you guess where it came from?AdvertisementAdvertisementPost
18,000 Christmas Trees Will be Donated to Military Families
And you can send a holiday greeting with one of them!Post
Surprise! Boston's Christmas Tree Comes From a New Place
For the first time in 45 years, one lucky tree will be delivered from a tiny village over 700 miles away.Post
It's Official: Chicago Has Chosen Their Annual Christmas Tree
The 69-foot tree outshone 129 other contenders in this year's search.Post
Introducing: This Year's Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree
The towering tree will be decorated with 50,000 LED lights and topped with a Swarovski star.See More