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15 Inspired Christmas Tree Ideas

I love Christmas Trees of all shapes and sizes. Today I’m joining a talented Group of Bloggers for a Festive and Fun Christmas Tree Blog Hop Tour hosted by Stacy at Stacy Ling Bricks N Blooms.

Because I love styling Christmas Trees so much, I’m sharing 15 Inspired Christmas Tree Ideas that I’ve used this year around the farmhouse.

Please check out all the other Christmas Tree Inspiration at the end of my post.

The Main Christmas Tree – Inspired Ideas

First, this is the main tree in the living area. Because the space is limited, a smaller 6 1/2 ft. tree was placed inside this vintage container and sits on a riser to give it more height.

The tree is the frosted Alpine Balsam Fir from Balsam Hill. Therefore, some flocking was added to these mini trees to create a winter wonderland feel. You can see how to easily flock a tree on this post.

 15 Inspired Christmas Tree Ideas that I've used this year around the farmhouse.  See unique ways to decorate with trees through out your home.  DIY Projects, creative styling ideas, vintage inspired ideas and more.

Simplicity is key when decorating my Christmas Trees.

This year I used only red vintage shiny brites and added these vintage hand painted delicate clear ornaments, which I recently found. In addition to all the vintage ornaments, some new frosted red berries and farmhouse style ribbon were added.

Two star ornaments are tied together and used as the tree topper.

Frost Christmas Tree with red berries and red vintage ornaments at Barn Door and vintage salvage.  Bedroom view with plaid throw.

My number 1 most shared Christmas Tree was this simple design from two years ago. All the ornaments are vintage Shiny Brites and the simplicity of this tree sparked nostalgia in so many people. Which version do you like best? If you like the look of vintage ornaments, see Easiest Way to Age New Christmas Ornaments here.

Vintage Inspired tree in large European Grape Hod with only vintage shiny brite ornaments.

The Shiplap Tree

This is our 4th Christmas in the farmhouse and each year the DIY Shiplap Tree is placed on the screen porch. It fits perfectly inside the vintage cast iron witches pot. LOL

DIY Shiplap Christmas Tree made for reclaimed wood filled with DIY red ticking ball ornaments and red birds

I’m inspired to use a woodland theme here because of the rustic nature of the tree. Therefore, the wooden branches are filled with foraged grapevine & pinecones. To complete the theme, red birds, snow birds, pop corn & cranberry garland, diy ticking rag ornaments and garland, are added.

Trees of a feather flock together

That’s not exactly the quote but hopefully it makes sense when being inspired to style multiple trees.

Three trees that have similar flocking, were used together in the bedroom and created a winter wonderland feel in here as well.

Bedroom decorated for Christmas with frosted mini trees and snowmen

In addition, three more flocked trees were gathered together inside this vintage dough bowl.

Even the repurposed bottle brush trees are flocked together. No pun intended. LOL

Entry Table Decorated for Christmas with vintage dough bowl filled with frosted trees, red lantern, snowman and shelf filled with bottle brush trees

This group of wooden trees has more impact when styled together. To give interest, one tree is surrounded by a candle ring and another is lifted to new heights with a candle base.

Under a Cloche Inspired Christmas Trees

This is a sure way to make anything shine, just place it under glass. With that in mind, bottle brush trees and white ceramic trees are nestled inside the vintage wine barrel and covered by beautiful cloche’s.

Large European Wood Bowl holds vintage ornaments, mini Christmas bottle brush tress under Glass Cloches

Add DIY details

Each year this mini tree has sat on the kitchen island holding tiny holiday cookie cutters. To change it up this year, the cookie cutters were tied onto a dried orange garland and the tree was placed inside a vintage bowl. You can see the previous posts on how to dry oranges and then make a simple garland with them.

Large Vintage Bowl holds mini Christmas Tree with dried orange garland & red ornaments on Kitchen Island.

If you like dried oranges, you will love these cedar and orange topiaries here.

DIY Real Cedar and Dried Orange Topiaries make Christmas Centerpiece with Silent Night Cow Painting.

Inspired Christmas Tree Containers

Another way to make small trees stand out from the crowd is to place them inside interesting containers. Here are a few of the containers used for Christmas trees this year.

First, we have a wooden hat box and old galvanized container, that both look adorable with these mini trees.

Vintage wooden hat box and old galvanize bucket hold mini Christmas Trees with vintage snowman & clay ornaments
The mini dough ornaments were a thrift store find and a favorite simple way to style a little tree.

Next, is an old crock which holds a simple tree and is paired with a mini dough bowl holding two tiny little trees.

Vintage Crock filled with flocked mini Christmas Tree surrounded by vintage scale, copper, dough bowl and mini trees.

And then, a chippy red tool box is perfect for holding Christmas dishes, utensils and of course, a mini tree.

Vintage Red Tool Box holds mini Christmas Tree with Holiday Dinner Plates and vintage utensils on Screened Porch

Finally, you can see that nothing around the house is safe from being filled with a Christmas tree.

The Greenhouse Tree Inspiration

Have I told you how excited I am about decorating the DIY Greenhouse? Well, I had to add a tree here as well, and it is adorned with vintage inspired garland and some grapevine ball ornaments.

DIY Birdhouse Project, old wooden crate holds vintage inspired decorated Christmas tree in 
 DIY Greenhouse Christmas Tree

The Front Porch Christmas Trees Ideas

When you visit the front porch, you’ll see that one small tree is adorned with real vintage and diy faux vintage ornaments. You can see how to make new ornaments looks vintage on this post.

Another way to style a simple tree, is to tuck pinecones and berries within it’s branches.

Another perfect way to display a Christmas Tree is to place it inside a vintage crate, as we saw a few weeks ago, during the Pinterest Challenge. This was such a fun challenge and if you missed the original post, it’s still available here.

Vintage Christmas Tree Ideas- Farmhouse, Cottage -old crate with tree & vintage children's books, Thrifted Decorations,

When planning your holiday decorating, I hope this inspires you to think outside the box. It was so much fun to share this Christmas Tree Tour with you.

15 Inspired Christmas Tree Ideas- Farmhouse, Cottage -DIY Projects, Thrifted Decorations , vintage Christmas ideas

Be sure to scroll down so you don’t miss all the other participants Christmas Tree Inspiration below.

Bricks ‘n Blooms // White Arrows Home // The Ponds Farmhouse

My Thrift Store Addiction // Down Shiloh Road

My Thrift Store Addiction // Down Shiloh Road

Dabbling and Decorating // The Tattered Pew // J Dub By Design

Simply2Moms // Blue Sky at Home

County Road 407 // Shiplap and Shells // Follow The Yellow Brick Home

The Flowering Farmhouse // My Wee Abode // Calypso in the Country

Cottage on Bunker Hill // This is Simplicite

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Because I love styling Christmas Trees so much, I'm sharing 15 Inspired Christmas Tree Ideas that I've used this year around the farmhouse.  See unique ways to decorate with trees through out your home.  DIY Projects, creative styling ideas, vintage inspired ideas and more.
How it’s time for more Christmas Tree Inspiration! Next Stop is Cecelia at My Thrift Store Addiction. Cecelia has such a romantic Vintage style and i’m sure you will be inspired with how she uses Thrift Store finds for Christmas.

Wait Until You See These Amazing Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas!

Bricks ‘n Blooms // White Arrows Home // The Ponds Farmhouse

My Thrift Store Addiction // Down Shiloh Road

Dabbling and Decorating // The Tattered Pew // J Dub By Design

Simply2Moms // Blue Sky at Home

County Road 407 // Shiplap and Shells // Follow The Yellow Brick Home 

The Flowering Farmhouse // My Wee Abode // Calypso in the Country

Cottage on Bunker Hill // This is Simplicite


Tuesday 25th of October 2022

I pinned this post a long time ago and just discovered it again this morning. Oh my goodness…..YOU ARE MY KIND OF GIRL!! If I had my way, I’d have a Christmas tree in every single room, even the bathrooms AND on the porch, in the shop, etc. etc. I love Christmas trees and every one of yours is just beautiful!! Thank you for sharing your wonderful and different ideas. I’m certainly in the Christmas mood now! 🎄🎄🎄


Tuesday 25th of October 2022

Shelly, Just wait, I have 37 that I'm sharing tomorrow.

Sherry Pond

Saturday 13th of November 2021

I enjoy your inspiring ideas and look forward to them! We just built our house and moved in, so we have lots of leftover building materials, including some shiplap. Would you put the shiplap tree on a front porch? If so, would you secure the decorations on it with hot glue, or what do you suggest? Thank you and have a wonderful Thanksgiving!


Saturday 13th of November 2021

Sherry, It will work on a porch but you do need to weight the items down. A dab of hot glue would work. I attach some of mine to the garland because the garland will hang on better than a single ornament. You just don't want to ruin an ornament with the hot glue so be careful where you place it. It will pop right off the wood when you're done.

Erin Cox

Friday 12th of November 2021

That was so enjoyable to scroll put a big smile on my face! Now to get MY trees up!! 😀


Friday 12th of November 2021

Erin, I'm so glad you liked this. Thanks for stopping by.


Friday 12th of November 2021

I love all your tree ideas but the shiplap one has my heart!


Friday 12th of November 2021

Stacy, You need one of those.


Thursday 11th of November 2021

Love all the trees and my favorite is the one with the snowman and the base being the wood box. All the snowmen you add around the house add to the charm, love the organic feel of them.


Thursday 11th of November 2021

Donna, I'm so glad you like it. Thanks so much for sharing.