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50 Alternative Christmas Tree Ideas

From High Heeled Holiday Trees to Exploding Tannenbaum Decor

— November 10, 2014 — Art & Design
These alternative Christmas tree ideas range from high heeled holiday trees to exploding tannenbaums that celebrate the holiday season with a big bang.

While a traditional tree may appeal to the masses, these alternative Christmas tree ideas are more fun and than any run-of-the-mill holiday decor.

A standout from this list is Christian Louboutin's high heel tree that was unvelied as part of the shoe designer's holiday window display. This seasonal tree marries festive details with impeccable styling and is constructed using Louboutin's iconic red-bottomed stilettos.

Another favorite from this list is art collective Luzinterruptus' upcycled tree design that was exhibited in Durham, England's town square. The eco-friendly art piece was built using recycled plastic bags that were illuminated to reveal a gorgeous design.
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DIY Explosive Christmas Trees
DIY Explosive Christmas Trees
This Exploding Christmas Tree is Assembled with Detonation Cords
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Festively Decorated RPG Statues
Festively Decorated RPG Statues
Skyrim Dragonborn Nord Makes for a Fun Gamer Christmas Tree
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Eclectic Cork Tree Displays
Eclectic Cork Tree Displays
Transform Cork Material into a Festive Holiday Tree with This Tutorial
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Festive Metallic Feather Decor
Festive Metallic Feather Decor
Deck The Halls with These DIY Gold Dipped Feathers
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Vegetable-Powered Christmas Trees
Vegetable-Powered Christmas Trees
This Eco Christmas Tree is Lit Up Entirely by Brussels Sprouts
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Epic Sled Tannenbaums
Epic Sled Tannenbaums
The Hello Wood Christmas Tree is Constructed of Hundreds of Sleighs
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Stuffed Lizard Christmas Trees
Stuffed Lizard Christmas Trees
This Plush Toy Tree Will Have You Kissing Your Traditions Goodbye
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Edible Holiday Skyscrapers
Edible Holiday Skyscrapers
The Ritz Carlton in Charlotte Unveils an 8 Ft Tall Macaron Holiday Tree
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Toy Brick Trees
Toy Brick Trees
The LEGO Christmas Tree Uses Over 600,000 LEGO Pieces
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$2 Million Christmas Trees
$2 Million Christmas Trees
The Ginza Tanaka Jewelry Store Shows Truly Opulent Holiday Decor
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X-Ray Tannenbaums
X-Ray Tannenbaums
This Nick Veasey Christmas Tree Photography Series is a Modern Classic
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Sassy Couture Holiday Firs
Sassy Couture Holiday Firs
The Fashionista Christmas Tree is For all the Chic Holiday Lovers
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Tech-Savvy Tannenbaums
Tech-Savvy Tannenbaums
The ABIES-Electronicus Christmas Tree Spreads High-Tech Holiday Cheer
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Naughty Christmas Trees
Naughty Christmas Trees
Street Artist Paul McCarthy is Attacked Over His Latest Art Installation
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Booze-Branded Holidecor
Booze-Branded Holidecor
The Heineken Social Tree Will Change Modern Christmas
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Musically Crafted Holiday Decor
Musically Crafted Holiday Decor
The Vintage Paper Christmas Tree is an Homage to Spiritual Hymns
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Minimalist Sleek Silver Firs
Minimalist Sleek Silver Firs
The Treeasy Aluminium Christmas Tree Makes Christmas Decorations Easy
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Fashionable Fuchsia Arbores
Fashionable Fuchsia Arbores
The Betsey Johnson Christmas Tree is Chic and Girly
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Hand-Crafted Designer Trees
Hand-Crafted Designer Trees
Claridge's Luxe Christmas Tree Was Decorated by Dolce & Gabbana
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Festive Light-Up Hairbands
Festive Light-Up Hairbands
Fully Embrace the Holiday Season with a Christmas Tree Headband
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Edible Gourmet Christmas Trees
Edible Gourmet Christmas Trees
Luxirare's Edible Christmas Tree is Made from Rosemary
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Festive Whiskey Evergreens
Festive Whiskey Evergreens
Jack Daniels Celebrates Christmas with the Holiday Barrel Tree
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Interactive Speaker Tennenbaums
Interactive Speaker Tennenbaums
The Beats Pill Christmas Tree Responds to Twitter and Instagram
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Literal Green Holidecor
Literal Green Holidecor
The Christmas Tree by Jolanta Šmidtienė is Made of Plastic
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Bare-Boned Christmas Trees
Bare-Boned Christmas Trees
Branch by Demelza Hill is a Minimalistic Way to Celebrate the Holidays
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Festive Holiday Tree Posters
Festive Holiday Tree Posters
This DIY Makeshift Christmas Tree is Ideal for Compact Living Spaces
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3D Advent Calendars
3D Advent Calendars
This DIY Advent Calendar Will Get You ExcitedAabout Christmas
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Upcycled Festive Tannenbaums
Upcycled Festive Tannenbaums
A 'Makedo Kit' Will Help You Create a Cardboard Christmas Tree
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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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Sparse Holiday Firs
Sparse Holiday Firs
The Charlie Brown Christmas Tree is an Ironically Bare Evergreen
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Reversible Festivity Foliage
Reversible Festivity Foliage
The Grand Fir Flip Tree is a Cool Holiday Christmas Tree
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Page-Composed Pines
Page-Composed Pines
The New Book Tree by Juniper Books is in its Second Edition
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Sparkling LED Christmas Trees
Sparkling LED Christmas Trees
These Light Up Trees Will Add Festive Light to Your Home
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Holiday Tree Sculptures
Holiday Tree Sculptures
The Modern Christmas Tree Receives a Design Upgrade
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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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Drink Barrel Arboreals
Drink Barrel Arboreals
Jack Daniel's 'Barrel Tree' is a 26-Foot-Tall Christmas Tree
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DIY Outdoor Holiday Decor
DIY Outdoor Holiday Decor
The Christmas Tree Lantern Can Be Used Year-Round
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Customized Christmas Trees
Customized Christmas Trees
Festivally Creative Art and Design Competitions
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Illuminated Plastic Bag Trees
Illuminated Plastic Bag Trees
Luzinterruptus' Upcycled Christmas Tree is Made from Shopping Bags
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High-Heeled Hoilday Trees
High-Heeled Hoilday Trees
The Christian Louboutin Red-Soled Christmas Trees are a Delight
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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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Holographic Christmas Trees
Holographic Christmas Trees
The Tree of Light by Studio Droog is Purely a Holographic Projection
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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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Pre-Lit Mounted Foliage
Pre-Lit Mounted Foliage
Wall-Hanging Christmas Trees Save You Time and Space
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DIY Cardboard Christmas Trees
DIY Cardboard Christmas Trees
Make a Fast and Festive Holiday Decoration With Some Simple Supplies
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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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