Tired of the Traditional Christmas Tree? Here Are 15 Festive Alternatives

Tired of the Traditional Christmas Tree? Here Are 15 Festive Alternatives

By Samantha Daly, Jodie Zhang, and Duncan Nielsen
’Tis the season to think outside the box.

Whether you’re short on space, tired of sweeping up pine needles, or the owner of a cat whose sole holiday mission is to hunt and destroy ornaments, non-traditional Christmas trees are a great way to set the scene. Here are some of our favorite alternatives to the classic spruce, pine, or fir that are sure to brighten up your space for the holidays.

1. Pre-Lit LED Christmas Tree

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2. Brown Fir Christmas Tree

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3. Wall-Hanging Twig Tree

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4. Jute-Wrapped Iron Tree

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5. Christmas Tree Sculpture

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6. Hanging Light-Up Tree

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7. Christmas Tree Wall Tapestry

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8. Bare Ornament Tree

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9. DIY Christmas Tree

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10. Accordion Paper Trees

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11. DIY Wall-Mounted Tree

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12. Recycled Cardboard Alpine Tree

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13. DIY Branches Christmas Tree

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14. DIY Wooden Dowel Christmas Tree

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15. DIY Wooden Outdoor Tree

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