Decorating a Crazy, Colorful Christmas Tree

When it comes to decorating the Christmas tree, sometimes more is better. More color, more retro kitsch, more brightness, more fun. Here are some ideas to help you usher in a very merry, very colorful Christmas!

  • Ornament Garland 1 of 9
    Ornament Garland
    Decking the tree or decking the halls, this fun garland would be perfect for a colorful Christmas.
    from Target, $15
  • Double Glass Sphere Ornaments 2 of 9
    Double Glass Sphere Ornaments
    A pretty take on the standard colored glass ornament.
    from west elm, $12 each
  • LED C9 Lights 3 of 9
    LED C9 Lights
    Sure, they're meant for the outside of your house, but these retro colorful lights would bring a whole lot of fun and whimsy indoors too!
    from Target, $12
  • Bright Metallic Icicle Ornaments 4 of 9
    Bright Metallic Icicle Ornaments
    Every year, Crate & Barrel puts out a different version of these icicle ornaments. This year's colorful version is cute.
    from Crate & Barrel, $11.70/set of six
  • Paillette Circles Spray 5 of 9
    Paillette Circles Spray
    I love tucking Christmas picks in the tree, and these multicolored paillettes would be so cute peeking out here and there.
    from Target, $2
  • Lighted Retro Silver Tinsel Tree Topper 6 of 9
    Lighted Retro Silver Tinsel Tree Topper
    OK, don't think I'm crazy on this one. I know it's kitschy. That's the point!
    from Amazon, $15
  • Recycled Flower Ball Ornaments 7 of 9
    Recycled Flower Ball Ornaments
    I love the tone on tone effect that the front and back sides of the paper give.
    from CB2, $3.95
  • Winter White Christmas Tree 8 of 9
    Winter White Christmas Tree
    What better than a brilliant white tree to show off your colorful ornaments?
    from Treetopia, from $108
  • Why Should Lights Get All the Colors? 9 of 9
    Why Should Lights Get All the Colors?
    Hand-painted paper mache in a multitude of colors. These are so sweet.
    from The Land of Nod, $29/set of 12

• Nicole Balch is the founder of Making it Lovely, a blog about living a stylish life and transforming the so-so. Follow her on Twitter and Facebook.

Article Posted 5 years Ago

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