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A Different Kind of Christmas Tree

By Melanie Blodgett |

alternative christmas trees
In our five years of marriage, my husband and I have yet to buy a traditional Christmas tree. We’ve been living on a student budget in a student sized space so haven’t quite found that buying a live tree is in our best interest. To make sure it still feels festive around here I’ve tried alternative ideas, usually just mini tabletop trees, but this year I’m feeling inspired to do even more. Here are twenty different ideas for trees that are a little different then the norm but still oh so festive.

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alternatives to the traditional Christmas tree


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About Melanie Blodgett


Melanie Blodgett

Melanie Blodgett writes daily on her blog You Are My Fave, which features a mix of parties, projects, and fave finds. She's currently settling into her first home in Denver with her husband Ryan and their baby son Beck. Read bio and latest posts → Read Melanie's latest posts →

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