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The easiest way to begin decorating for Christmas is to pick a color scheme. Seeing as your tree is the star decor of the holiday, it's smart to use it as a jumping-off point for the rest of your Christmas decorations. To get you started, we've laid out some of the best Christmas tree color ideas to try this season. From neutrals and deeply saturated colors to bold hues and pastels, there's sure to be a color combination that'll give you major inspiration for your own creation. Once you're done browsing these ideas (many of which are designer-approved!), you can dive into styling Christmas decor throughout the rest of your home.
On a minimalistic tree, designer Jess Weeth of Weeth Home added paper teardrop and velvet ball ornaments in rich shades of red, brown, and black. The simple display sets a moody, cozy atmosphere.
If you gravitate toward Christmaximalism, completely cover your tree with ornaments and lights in various colors. Here, designer Matthew Bees used plenty of shiny, sparkly ornaments to give the eclectic design a polished look.
Create a dreamy winter wonderland by dressing your tree in blue and white decor. For the tree in a Connecticut home, designer Jenny Wolf added chinoiserie ball ornaments that easily incorporate both colors and make the overall tree look elevated.
Dark brown, tan, and gold ornaments make this tree perfect for an organic modern or rustic aesthetic. Incorporate wooden ball ornaments and bells to boost the natural look.
In a living room designed by Cathy Chapman, the tree features pops of orange and blue throughout—making it bright yet not overwhelming. Metallic leaf accents break up the ornaments and white floral garland.
Break out a pink faux tree, and dress it in silver disco ball ornaments for a statement-making display that screams Barbiecore. Incorporate a few white ball ornaments and clear ornaments filled with silver tinsel for extra flair.
Silver and gold are an iconic metallic duo. Add a little red into the mix on a green tree—as designer Elizabeth Pash did in her home—and you'll have yourself an elegant Christmas setup. For texture, throw in some tassels and mini stocking ornaments.
Elevate a blue-and-white Christmas tree with gold. On Nikki Klugh's tree, the designer mixed blue, white, and gold ball ornaments with snowflakes, metallic flowers, and white garland.
To get a natural, wintry look, designer Kate Lester used white fluffy ornaments, brown pinecones, and leafy greens. Muted brown bells and white ribbons add intrigue to the tree design.
A classic red and green color scheme always looks good. This Fraser fir trimmed with an angel topper, red ribbon, and ball ornaments is the epitome of timelessness.
Nothing offers a more luxurious feel than gold. Cover your tree in various gold ornaments—from shiny ball ornaments to sparkly snowflakes. Add gold beaded garland and a gold tree topper to finish it off.
Teal ornaments stand out on a green tree in this cozy living room. The delicate white beaded garland placement offers a casual touch while the yellow grassy accents add whimsy.
White Christmas decor never disappoints. Just take it from this tree by Tomkat Studio, which is covered with white ornaments, ribbon, lights, beads, and garland. A pair of mini white faux trees near the bottom enhances the wintry look.
Whether you select a real green tree or a faux pink one, focus on dressing it with silver accents. From silver ball ornaments and silver beaded garland to silver taper candle ornament holders, there are endless options and combinations you can come up with.
For a crisp, contrasting look, turn to black and white. Cover a flocked faux tree with various white accents and black ball ornaments. Dive deeper into the aesthetic by using a faux white or black tree, or go for an ombré version.
Dream up a sophisticated and unexpected design with Christmas tree decorations in various shades of purple. Feature ornaments in different sizes and shapes to create a look that'll make any visitors stop and stare in awe.
In a baby pink and light gray bedroom, designer Emily Henderson set up a rose gold tree decked out with pink and white ornaments. A smaller silver tree with white ornaments and a white tree with pink ornaments complete the trio.
Enlist a sea of navy blue, gold, and white ornaments for a dazzling display. This tree features a 40-piece set from Frontgate that includes glass ornaments in ball, finial, onion, and teardrop shapes that have different patterns on them.
On a sparse tree, designer Nicole Salceda of Eye for Pretty added silver ornaments in multiple shapes that are each hung with a thick light brown ribbon tied into a bow on top. Wooden bead ornaments play up the tree's neutral decor.
Blank Christmas Tree Dried orange slice ornaments with cinnamon sticks and red ornaments add warmth to this tree. Warm yellow lights and golden bell ornaments give it a magical glow.