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26 Alternative Christmas Tree Ideas

From Festive Felt Trees to DIY Rainbow Tree Wraps

— November 28, 2013 — Art & Design
While pine trees are often the most traditional source of decor for the holiday season, these alternative Christmas tree ideas are offering individuals the chance to add some new features to the holiday tradition.

Buying a big Christmas tree to decorate with ornaments and festive features is often one of the best parts of the holiday season, but if you're in the mood to switch up this holiday tradition with something a bit more crafty, then these unorthodox Christmas tree ideas will definitely catch your attention. Incorporating a variety of eccentrically unique materials to create faux Christmas tree designs, these alternative tree ideas will definitely add a creatively playful touch to any home.

From giant cardboard trees to upcycled pallet designs and canned tree structures, these alternative Christmas tree ideas will definitely add a crafty touch to any holiday occasion.
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Paltry Decorative Pines
Paltry Decorative Pines
The Urban Outfitters 'This Tree Needs You' Replicates a Cartoon Christmas
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Toy Brick Trees
Toy Brick Trees
The LEGO Christmas Tree Uses Over 600,000 LEGO Pieces
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Holiday Tree Candlesticks
Holiday Tree Candlesticks
These Vintage Christmas Tree Candles Make for an Eco-Friendly Gift
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Leaf-Made Christmas Trees
Leaf-Made Christmas Trees
This Ad Imagines a Christmas Without Snow
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Chocolate Christmas Trees
Chocolate Christmas Trees
The 30-Foot Edible Tanenbaum for Charity by Patrick Roger
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HDTV Christmas Trees
HDTV Christmas Trees
Sharp's Grand Central Station Display
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Piled Branch Tannenbaums
Piled Branch Tannenbaums
This Stick Christmas Tree is a Bare But Beautiful Holiday Decoration
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Lifelike Christmas Tree Stickers
Lifelike Christmas Tree Stickers
The Flashy Forest Holiday Decals are Fun Christmas Tree Decor
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Alternative Tape Holiday Trees
Alternative Tape Holiday Trees
The Brit + Co. Washi Christmas Wall is Simple and Festive
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Crazy Cypress Crowns
Crazy Cypress Crowns
This Christmas Tree Hat by Stupid.com Will Make you Look Smart
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Beer Bottle Christmas Trees
Beer Bottle Christmas Trees
Heineken Builds 1000 Bottle Tree, I Weep Tears of Joy
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Spindly Yarn-Wrapped Trees
Spindly Yarn-Wrapped Trees
Urban Outfitters' Tiny Christmas Tree is a Cute Space-Saver
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Conehead Christmas Trees
Conehead Christmas Trees
A Creative Alternative to the Traditional Tree
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Canned Christmas Trees
Canned Christmas Trees
The Mountain Dew Tree is Illuminatingly Festive
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Kris Kringle Footwear Sculptures
Kris Kringle Footwear Sculptures
Make Your Home Festive with Oversized Santa Boots Christmas Decor
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Strange Yuletidings
Strange Yuletidings
Strange Christmas Trees Bring New Delight This Holiday Season
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Customized Christmas Trees
Customized Christmas Trees
Festivally Creative Art and Design Competitions
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DIY Rainbow Tree Wraps
DIY Rainbow Tree Wraps
The Felt Ball Garland Wraps Around Your Christmas Tree and Adds Beauty
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Festive Felt Trees
Festive Felt Trees
This DIY Felt Christmas Tree is a Crafty Holiday Decor Alternative
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Giant Cardboard Tannenbaums
Giant Cardboard Tannenbaums
Giles Miller's Carboard Christmas Tree is the World's Largest
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Tempting Tasty Tannenbaums
Tempting Tasty Tannenbaums
The Cupcake Christmas Tree is One Delicious Show-Stopper
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Ply-Wood Christmas Trees
Ply-Wood Christmas Trees
The OneTwoTree is Made of Stacked Slats of Wood
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Upcycled Pallet Christmas Trees
Upcycled Pallet Christmas Trees
This DIY Turns an Old Wooden Pallet into an Unusual Christmas Tree
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Minimalist Holiday Evergreens
Minimalist Holiday Evergreens
The Glass Rod Tree from CB2 is a Modern Take on Christmas Decor
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Spiral Christmas Trees
Spiral Christmas Trees
The Tannenboing Holiday Decoration is a Neat Twist on a Holiday Classic
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DIY Christmas Trees
DIY Christmas Trees
Megan Reardon Shows You How to Make an Ornament Mobile Tree
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