A traditional Christmas tree is indeed hard to replace, it simply wears too much meaning and memories infused in its shape and allure that a certain part of us will always desire the common shape that we`ve had in our childhood during Christmas. Today we need to reconsider this thought, we need to take action and slow down the slaughter of Christmas trees around the world during Christmas, it`s just too much for too less. The timeless memories can be impersonated by a tree in our yard that will bring joy and happiness for years to come; it can be impersonated by a potted Christmas tree that will take a privileged spot in your yard after the holidays and last but not least, it can be impersonated through exceptionally brilliant modern Christmas tree alternatives, it is very important to note that the iconic shape can be morphed into various graphic installations ornamented in a traditional manner.
The regular habits remain, the beautiful red, gold, white, silver decor remain magical heirlooms in our family and will sculpt the design of many trees to come and as a result, the reinterpreted iconic look can beautifully substitute the traditional tree. Just think about students or families abroad. It is simply impossible to be joyful during Christmas without a tree and their family around them. The love of our loved ones cannot be replaced and to cut a Christmas tree and enjoy it alone is not possible; here this modern alternatives step in, these can be reinterpreted with whatever geeky way your moods require. It might be a mine-craft inspired Christmas Tree the item that you want and need during the holidays, it`s a viable option.
Sculptural branches constructing a shabby chic Christmas tree can be an insanely beautiful option that will cost you just quality time with your loved ones while crafting. Get creative with your loved ones, these moments will tailor unforgettable memories.
#1 USE PAINTED TREE BRANCHES TO HOST YOUR BEAUTIFUL DECOR
Simple bare tree branches can be a great alternative. You can spray pain them any color if you feel the need. Their organicity can be accentuated by bold geometric shapes beautifully, these can take various shapes, a paper garland is an option. Bring in elements with meaning and the result will be magnificent.
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#2 USE BALLOONS AND PAPER ART TO CONSTRUCT A COLORFUL ORGANIC INSTALLATION
A DIY Pom Pom Tree combined with balloons can look phenomenal, bringing a density of color and texture into a modern setting. Get playful with paper tassels around colorful pom poms and balloons and redefine your holidays this year.
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#3 USING HIGHLY COLORFUL FAUX TREES IS ALWAYS AN OPTION
Use a small pink tree to bring pastel colors smoothly in your decor. The example showcased above looks like cotton candy, a very joyful cotton candy.
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#4 MINIMALIST WOOD CHRISTMAS TREES WITH GREAT AESTHETIC VALUES
Construct or purchase a minimalist Christmas Tree, these are an extraordinary example of how a modern shape manages to match a traditional one in a very different language and style.
#5 A BLANK STATE – FAUX WHITE CHRISTMAS TREE
A stark white wooden tree can go a long way, serving as the perfect impeccable background for colorful decoration, contrasting in a great manner.
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#6 STACKED BRANCHES CHRISTMAS TREE FOR SHABBY CHIC DECORS
The winner in our gallery is the stacked branch Christmas tree. The installation is simply impeccable, the real branches are wearing their natural texture in a beautiful manner and in a simple setting, a white background, the Scandinavian contrast created can simply stun the viewer with immense beauty.
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#7 FAMILY PHOTO TREE DECORATED WITH MEMORIES AND JOY
A timeless image can take multiple shapes, designing a photo tree with important moments for your family can look stunning and double as a Christmas tree without problems, carrying great meaning and beauty alike. Feel free to decorate around this unconventional tree as much as possible, as joyful as possible.
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#8 MODERN SIMPLE CARDBOARD CHRISTMAS TREE
A simple cardboard Christmas tree might not be everyone`s cup of tea at a first glance but just imagine this piece as a blank canvas for the imagination of your little loved ones. Use it while they are small and their creativity bursts with crayons, colors and invite them to draw along you the tree`s decoration. Store the tree for years and install it again when they`re older. The beautiful, joyfull memory of this act will never be forgotten.
#9 ADD COLOR WITH A TECHNICOLOR CHRISTMAS TREE
Beautiful and simple to realize, the technicolor might brighten your home in a setup filled with color.
#10 BEAUTIFY YOUR HOME WITH A MINIMALIST PINE TREE
Simple wooden elements are stunning, incomparable. The minimalist Christmas pine tree above can be realized in minutes and ornamented with yellow, white, silver, easy tones, it becomes transparent, beautiful beyond belief.
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#11 A BUCKET POTTED CHRISTMAS TREE SAVES A LIFE
The bucket potter tree is without a doubt the second best item in this small guide. It is a traditional tree with two lives and infinite meaning. It will last forever in your family after the holidays, planted in your yard, beautifying your holidays and everyday life through its evergreen presence.
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#12 ALL PAPER CHRISTMAS TREE
Simple to realize, inexpensive, a blast to craft in your office with your coworkers. Nothing special, easy to realize, inexpensive, a glue gun and paper is all you need, conventional glue will work too but it will take more time to realize.
#13 SIMPLE SCULPTURAL MAPLE JUBILTREE
Maple Jubiltree, a Christmas tree alternative that lets your creativity dictate the final result. Decorate with joy and the results will surely be splendid.
#14 BABY WHITE TREE ON A WOODEN LOG
You can use a wooden log to raise a white faux baby tree at a higher lever. In this manner there will be sufficient space under the tree for more gifts and it can also double as a holiday playground. The train around it showcased above is a beautiful design piece that can actually describe the imaginary boundary of a full tree at that height.
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#15 INSANELY CREATIVE CHRISTMAS LADDER TREE
A simple ladder can got a long way. Regardless of its shape and size it can beautify your holiday as a Christmas tree alternative. String lights and simple decorations can construct a beauty.
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#16 MINIMALIST PLYWOOD CHRISTMAS TREE
The plywood Christmas tree alternative is quite common these days as its simplicity is not worn down by time. The timeless figure of the traditional tree expressed through simplicity can take many shapes and be nestled in many interior design lines beautifully emphasizing its spatiality.
#17 THE SKINNY GEOMETRIC TREE
The skinny tree is a beautiful space saving alternative for your home, it comes with a traditional graphic in a different shape. It can be enhanced through highly colorful, contrasting colors in small numbers.