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Video: Original Christmas Tree Decoration: Our Ideas For An Impeccable Party
Christmas is a traditional and family celebration, with a special place in all hearts. The family look alike around the table to share the Christmas meal and the moments of conviviality and to exchange gifts. Tradition has it that these are placed under the tree so that everyone can find the gift that is intended for them. And for everyone to remember this moment of sharing and happiness, it is important to do your best to decorate the Christmas tree like a professional. To leave nothing to chance, discover our original decorating ideas for the tree foot and adorn your tree from the crest to the foot.
Why do you need a Christmas tree decoration?
Often, the base of the Christmas tree is not very decorative. Whether it consists of a log or two crossed wooden planks, this detail can sometimes spoil the appearance of the most beautiful tree. In order not to admit it, it is necessary to find a way to hide the foot of the tree. Practical and decorative, the Christmas tree skirt is the perfect solution to protect the floor and / or the carpet from the fall of the needles of the natural tree, as well as to hide the not very aesthetic foot of the artificial tree. But there are also other alternatives, each more creative than the next. Discover them in the following paragraphs.
Which decoration should you prefer?
To decorate the base of the tree in a creative way, think of accessories evoking the holiday season. The most obvious choice is to use fake gifts to create illusions until the arrival of December 25th. It is advisable to choose gifts of different sizes which would help to conceal the lower part of the tree. Whether they are fake gifts or genuine Christmas gifts, it is imperative that their packaging be treated with care. To create a beautiful harmony, opt for a paper of the same style and color as the decoration of the tree. Consider, for example, the bohemian-style gift wrap that is currently all the rage.
A large mesh blanket to hide the foot of the tree
Cozy and decorative, the chunky mesh blanket is perfect for hiding an unattractive tree base. In addition, such an XXL knit blanket is a nice addition to the Scandinavian Christmas decoration. The cozy giant plaid is inspired by the hygge style and brings conviviality and warmth to the home. What could be better for the winter?
A creative idea for a Christmas tree stand with a wicker basket
The wicker foot cover is an easy and quick solution to prop up your Christmas tree while hiding its foot in an unusual way. The wicker basket adapts as well to a Scandinavian decoration as to a vintage decoration and allows many interpretations. For example, you can leave it as it is or, it is possible to decorate it with LED fairy lights, ribbons or pom poms. Thanks to its authentic appearance, a foot warmer like this is ideal to complement a rustic and natural arrangement.
A Christmas tree skirt with multicolored pompoms
If you are wondering how to decorate an artificial white tree, the above idea answers you eloquently. Bet on a monochrome or multicolored decoration, without falling into excess. There is a fine line between originality and kitsch, so be careful. To avoid taking any risks, do not overuse the decorations provided for the festive tree. Instead, bet on a tree skirt made up of a multitude of multicolored DIY pompoms. The wow effect is guaranteed!
A faux fur blanket: practical and elegant
Install a cozy faux fur blanket at the foot of your tree and you'll kill two birds with one stone. The accessory will hide the lower part of the festive tree while bringing a touch of nobility to your decor.
Illuminated paper lanterns at the foot of the tree
What could be better than a light decoration to put at the foot of the Christmas tree? Whether fairy lights, LED candles or paper lanterns, sparkling Christmas lights will create a magical and romantic ambiance in your home. Easy to make and very decorative, Christmas paper lanterns will provide a soft and pleasant light while drawing attention away from the base of the tree.
A Christmas village at the foot of the Christmas tree
To create an unusual Christmas tree decoration, consider installing a DIY Christmas village around the festive tree. The effect will be even more impressive if you combine the decorations on the tree with those at its foot. Before setting down the decorative scene, feel free to place a sober fir rug that will serve as a backdrop for additional decorations.
A recycled tire painted in ice blue: an economical alternative to decorate the tree
Christmas time is the perfect time to get creative! DIY enthusiast, do you dream of an unusual and personalized decoration for your festive tree? If so, the following idea is sure to suit you! It is a recycled tire painted in ice blue which has been diverted to the base of an unusual tree. It's an idea kids will love!
Divert the attention of the tree base with the help of cushions
The cushions are a sure bet for decorating a tree base that makes you dream! In velvet, chunky knit or faux fur, they warm up the space and breathe an elegant touch into your room. Arrange them on the ground around the tree to hide the foot of the tree in an unusual and refined way.
A small minimalist tree in a metal basket
The little Christmas tree also deserves a decoration worthy of the name. The festive tree presented above, can boast of an elegant and sober set of minimalist style. Her foot was wrapped in a white plaid before being installed in a wire basket. A beaded garland and some fake gifts complete the set beautifully.
Multicolored candies and confectionery hide the foot of this small artificial tree
This small table Christmas tree is adorned with a multitude of colorful suspensions. To complete the decor, sculptures of multicolored confectionery have been added at the foot of the small tree. The result is a colorful and very original artificial tree.
An alternative Christmas tree made from branches
The demijohn vase is suitable even for Christmas decoration. By putting some fir branches in it, you can create a very original alternative party tree. Do not hesitate to embellish it with multicolored balls and origami suspensions.
A small tree installed in a metal cookie tin
Fancy an extraordinary Christmas decoration? How about the little tree above which is set up in a metal cookie tin? Perfect for fans of vintage decor, this composition will find its deserved place in small homes. Although it is a small table tree, its adornment should not be neglected. Opt for red Christmas baubles and paper hanging ornaments.
A compact Christmas tree in a rattan basket
The small Christmas tree shown above is adorned with multicolored and various paper decorations. What makes the most impression is the way the foot of the tree has been hidden. Here, the role of foot cover has been assumed by a round rattan basket. To add an extra decorative touch, we have added a wooden bead garland, decorated with colored tassel pompoms.
An ecological tree to replant after the holidays
This year, opt for an ecological Christmas decoration by choosing a small tree to replant after the holidays. To hide the container, wrap it in kraft paper and tie some string to hold everything in place. When it comes to decoration, give preference to wooden and metal ornaments in a minimalist style.
A natural and minimalist Christmas decoration
The following Christmas decoration idea is the perfect example of the symbiosis between minimalist and natural styles. This duo settles in contemporary interiors, invites themselves into Scandinavian settings and brings delicacy to spaces inspired by nature. Practical, elegant and cozy, this set has it all! The decoration is kept to a minimum so that the focus falls on the tree itself. The base of the tree is hidden in a kraft bag: an ecological and unusual detail not to be overlooked.
How to conceal the base of the tree with discretion?
There is no need to overload the Christmas tree with tons of decorations. This will only make the tree look kitschy. It only requires a few decorations to invite the party atmosphere to settle in your home. Ditto for the tree base. Wrap it in burlap, tie a matching ribbon and you're good to go.
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