10 Ways to Decorate for Christmas, Without an Actual Tree

Crochet. I love all the color! This, I assure you, does not make you the Grinch. Staple a cross stitched canvas over wood stretchers, like this one from Jessica Decker. 5. Sometimes it’s nice to take a year off, and not have to lug home a bulky Christmas tree, vacuum up pine needles, and poke an eye out when you have to water the damn thing each day. Rachel from The Crafted Life used a bleaching technique to make this simple banner. (Image credits: Hello Lidy; French By Design; The Crafted Life; The Nest; Lubenlustiger; Dans Le Townhouse; Jessica Decker; Free People; Almost Makes Perfect; 101 Woonideeen) 4. This lit plywood tree from 101 Woonideeen is all happiness and light. 10. The Nest shared this easy DIY paper tree from Brit Co.. 3. 7. 8. Free People styled this excellent organic “tree” which also doubles as a way to display holiday cards. 2. Tape some metallic copper adhesive to the wall, and you get Hello Lidy’s modern interpretation of a Douglas Fir. 6. Neon pink. 9.

Updated: 10.12.2014 — 10:25