New Home Christmas Tree Decorating Trends and Updates for an Age Old Tradition

December 9, 2016

Nothing beats cozying up on the couch with your family, while gazing at a beautifully decorated Christmas tree on a cold winter’s night. Decorated Christmas trees are an age‑old tradition, but who says you can’t give them a little spice to compliment Loveland, CO new homes for sale.

Whether you love traditional decor or modern glam, here are some of our favorite Christmas tree decorating trends, designed to bring out the best in new homes for sale in Fort Collins and Loveland.

DIY Ornaments

Kids love Christmas crafts, so why not have them make something that will double as a special and memorable tree ornament they can hang themselves. Here are a handful of kid‑friendly DIY ornaments to try.

Craft time isn’t just for kids, and if you’re aiming for a more polished look, pinecones and hand‑painted glass balls are great for complimenting any type of tree.


Ditch the Tree Skirt

Tired of your fifteen‑year‑old tree skirt? Mix it up this year by replacing it with a repurposed container such as a vintage wine crate or rustic box. You’ll just need to make sure you choose a vessel that is proportional to your tree and large enough to create a sturdy base. We also suggest placing heavy rocks in the bottom for added support.

Single Color Statement

Eclectic Christmas trees are fun, but choosing a tree theme and ornament color pallet can be great for complimenting the interior design of your home. Whether your home is traditional or contemporary, choose a tree color and theme that fits your design. For example, we love warm tones like reds and browns to highlight wooden features and hard wood floors.


Upgraded Garland

Not only is popcorn garland messy, but it is also beginning to feel outdated. This year opt for beaded garland strands, rows of ribbon or even hanging letters to display a festive word or phrase like “Merry and Bright,” “Tis The Season”, or “Baby It’s Cold Outside”.

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