Want to be unique with your Christmas decor this year? Here are 17 unique Christmas tree alternatives for your inspiration! #holidays #homedecor #christmas

Want to be different and unique this year with your Holiday decor? Here are 17 Christmas tree alternatives that will help you do that.

When it comes to Christmas, the Christmas tree is the most important element in decorating your home for the holidays. But sometimes the good old fir tree just doesn’t cut it, and you want something unique. Now I’m not saying you should throw the green tree away but here are 17 unique ways how you can decorate your home with a different “Christmas tree.”

Most of these Christmas tree alternatives resemble the actual tree enough to count as Holiday decor. But they are different and whimsical enough to be unique. Choose any of these ideas, and your tree will get all the oohs and aahs you want.

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The Stack of Books Christmas Tree

The Stack of Books Christmas Tree Alternative

Have a lot of books? Stack them up in a pile that resembles a tree and put some garland lights – you have a unique book tree!


Plywood Christmas Tree Alternative

Plywood Christmas Tree Alternative

A simple but charming Christmas tree alternative is to use a big triangle cutout and hang Christmas cards on it.

Curtain Print Christmas Tree Alternative

Curtain Print Christmas Tree Alternative

Dealing with small space and have little room for a big tree? Get a beautiful Christmas tree curtain like this, and you have instant holiday decor.


Fairy Light Christmas Tree Alternative

Fairy Light Christmas Tree Alternative

Some simple wall art and garland lights can go a long way to create a beautiful Christmas tree out of thin air.

Picture Frame Christmas Tree Alternative

Picture Frame Christmas Tree Alternative

Or if you don’t want to mess with your walls, use a picture frame. Use an antique style frame and Christmas toys to create a very vintage feel.


Paper Craft Christmas Tree

Paper Craft Christmas Tree Alternative

Using paper crafts and layering the same toys in rows create an elegant, orderly effect and a beautiful Christmas tree.

Paper Pom Pom Christmas Tree

Paper Pom Pom Christmas Tree Alternative

Looking for something simple? Just putting paper toy orbs in the correct order, you can have a cute little tree.


Trinket Collage Christmas Tree

Trinket Collage Christmas Tree Alternative

Creating something personal is simple if you use pictures and trinkets that are important to you and your family.

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Wood Board Christmas Tree Alternative

Wood Board Christmas Tree Alternative

If you have some scrap wood to use you can create something like this tree.


Garland and Ornament Christmas Tree

Garland and Ornament Christmas Tree Alternative

Or use all Christmas decorations you have to create a tree without using an actual tree.

PVC Christmas Tree

PVC Christmas Tree Alternative

Christmas tree made out of tubes – elaborate but truly unique.


Driftwood Christmas Tree Alternative

Rustic Twig Christmas Tree Alternative

Do you still need the tree to be more natural? Use driftwood of varying length to create it.

Rustic Twig Christmas Tree Alternative

Rustic Twig Christmas Tree Alternative

And if a flat tree design lacks dimensions for your taste, you can create something more like a real tree.


Word Art Christmas Tree Alternative

Word Art Christmas Tree Alternative

If you’re more into wall art, simple words can tell the meaning of Christmas spirit as well as create a tree.

Wall Art Christmas Tree Alternative

Wall Art Christmas Tree Alternative

Or you can have something beautiful as this wall art.

Tag Cloud Christmas Tree Alternative

Tag Cloud Christmas Tree Alternative

Want to be trendy? Create a tree of tags that portray the meaning of Christmas.

Paper Tube Christmas Tree Alternative

Paper Tube Christmas Tree Alternative

And if you’re into paper crafts, you can create a whole tree by your hands.