It would be rare to find a house without a Christmas tree during Christmas. A beautiful green tree symbolizing the holiday season is probably the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Christmas. Fresh leaves are always charming, but they also need lots of maintenance. Isn’t it? Well, if you are annoyed by all the periodic maintenance that a tree demands, then having an artificial Christmas tree is the answer for you. It frees you from maintenance worries and has many other benefits.
The charm of a lushly grown Christmas tree has been tricky to replicate until now. However, artificial tree designs have evolved over time, and they too are quite impressive when it comes to looks.
The Britannica Encyclopaedia traced the history of artificial Christmas trees to the 1930s, when these trees were made using brush bristles. In the 1950s and 60s aluminium replaced the brush bristles, and today the trees are made up of PVC plastic material. These inorganic trees come in handy when it is difficult to find fresh trees. They are economical and when maintained well, you can reuse them year after year. So, if you are now wondering what are the best artificial Christmas tree ideas, we’ve got you sorted.
Best Artificial Christmas Tree Ideas
Artificial Christmas trees definitely have many pros, but it’s equally vital that you pick up a good-quality tree. If you feel restricted that there would be minimal choices, then you are wrong. There is a complete spectrum of fake Christmas trees available. We can help you explore them to add to your Christmas décor style.
Now, let’s have a look at some of the best artificial Christmas tree ideas.
01. Pre-Lit Artificial Christmas Trees
Do you know what is good about pre-lit Christmas trees? It is pre-made, and yes, it is wonderfully done. Pre-lit artificial Christmas trees have LED lights hand-strung to the tree branches to make your Christmas magical. It also has snow on it. Adding extra lights around the tree is optional. You can replace its bulbs easily in case of any damage or breakage. These pre-lit LED trees are available in clear, multi-colour, or colour-changing effects. If you plan to light up your house with LED lights to match the vibes of the tree this festive season, check out the
Design writer ‘Kristi K’ has listed Fraser fir, silver tip faux fir, doglous fir, and other fir trees as the best option as per the article: 15 Best Artificial Christmas tree ideas of 2023, Tested And Reviewed. You may also like artificial fir pencil pre-lit Christmas tree with metal base, including multi-colour incandescent mini lights.
02. Faux Snow Artificial Christmas Tree
This dreamy frosted faux snow Christmas tree will make your Christmas holiday white. You can opt for this, especially if you live in a warm weather state, where snowfall can only be a dream!
03. Fibre Optic Artificial Christmas Trees
These fibre-optic Christmas trees are in demand due to their look. The fibre optic lights come from a single source, transmitted and emitted through the numerous microfibres. Here, you can have multiple coloured light and not restrict yourself to white or warm white.
But it would help if you also kept in mind that in case of any defective lights, the fibre optic lights are difficult to replace because they are built into the tree. So, if the lights are damaged, you may have to replace the entire branch of the fake Christmas tree.
04. Silver-Hued Tinsel Christmas Trees
The silver colour looks very classy! It can be why some people choose to have a shiny, silvery Christmas tree at home. The good thing about this artificial Christmas tree idea is that they are light reflectors, and even if you don’t put up the Christmas lights around them, they still seem to glow. Further, you can decorate it with your favourite Christmas ornaments. You can also go for other colours like pink, blue, golden, etc. These tinsel Christmas trees are much more appealing and a pleasant deviation from conventional Christmas trees.
05. Metallic Christmas Trees
These metallic Christmas trees are strong compared to other trees. It is usually an abstract form of a Christmas tree in 2D or 3D form that can be customized as per requirement. You can also hang your favourite ornaments on this tree. They are also available with adorning LED lights.
06. Artificial Wall Christmas Trees
Why skip having a Christmas tree at home just because you have a compact home? Just find an empty wall or a corner in your studio apartment or condo, and make a wall Christmas tree. It is one of the most amazing artificial Christmas tree ideas when space is an issue. Furthermore, this festive season ensures that all the prominent corners of your house are decorated; you can refer to 15+ unique ways to decorate empty corners for ideas.
Many objects, like cordless pre-lit garlands, ribbons, fake leaves, etc., are readily available in the market for your DIY Christmas tree ideas. It’s entirely up to you to make it grand by adding your favourite ornaments or keeping it simple. Engineer your space has provided a detailed DIY video to ease the creation of a wall Christmas tree. Jazz it up with some fairy lights, and you are ready to rock.
07. Mini or Small Artificial Christmas Trees
Mini or small Christmas trees are more like miniature versions that can be placed on a tabletop, some corner, or any empty space in the house. If you already have a huge tree, if your work keeps you busy, or if you plan for a small intimate setting, then these small Christmas trees are the best solutions. This little tree on the dining or the centre table will create a festive mood instantly. They are available in almost all materials, from cloth, wood to metal. It is available in abstract miniature forms too. And, if you want to create one yourself, you can learn through this step-by-step video on DIY Christmas Tree Décor.
08. Ceramic Artificial Christmas Trees
If you love minimalistic and easily washable trees, then the ceramic Christmas tree works best for you. They are available in various sizes, from table tops to life-size ones. There come in various styles, modern, contemporary to vintage looking pieces. Pick one as per your taste. Whichever piece you choose, they are sure to make your Christmas all the more delightful. It is easy to clean and maintain and can also jazz up your outdoor décor.
09. Upside-Down Christmas Trees
The upside-down world is a fairytale fantasy for kids and adults. Well, this Christmas season, give the same touch of imagination with an Upside-Down Christmas tree. This type of fake Christmas tree is becoming popular due to its anti-gravity feel. This upside-down Christmas tree is for all those individuals who want to break the norms and try something truly crazy this festive season. Since this is one idea that mesmerises many, you can try adding some elements like your favourite superhero to it.
An upside-down Christmas tree with minimal ornaments suits best for minimalist interiors.
10. Ombre Spruce Christmas Tree
A unique ombre spruce Christmas tree is definitely a showstopper for your home. Whether you want to match your room’s colour scheme or plan to create a glam vibe in your home, it is worth adding.
11. Artificial Champagne Gold Tinsel Tree
A champagne gold tinsel tree is perfect for your home if you want to add a chic touch to your artificial Christmas tree idea. It is a bit glitterier than your standard green Christmas tree, but it still looks impressive.
12. Rainbow Christmas Tree
One out-of-the-box idea is the rainbow Christmas tree. All you need to do is add colourful Christmas ornaments in a sequence of the colour of a rainbow to your artificial Christmas tree, and you are done… Then, add a star on the top. You can also make trees with artificial flowers, ribbons, or bristles in rainbow colours. Well, this pride Christmas tree would be a great way to represent LGBTQAI+ this Christmas.
13. Potted Artificial Christmas Tree
How about opting for a potted artificial Christmas tree this Christmas? Pot can sometimes be small. You can add according to your requirement, be it medium placed in a planter or bucket. You can use them indoors as well as outdoors decorated with Christmas lights. It looks gorgeous when decorated with lights, snowflakes, and cranberries. You can also make your DIY planters with help of unique DIY planters article.
14. Collapsible Artificial Christmas Tree
Another attractive yet functional artificial Christmas tree idea is the collapsible one. Open this box when the Christmas arrives and install your tree by pulling upwards the centre point. Then, when the festive season is over, you neatly pack it back in the box. Nowadays, we get readymade collapsible artificial Christmas tree with decorative lights, ribbons, and ornaments.
Make sure to store your artificial Christmas tree with care when you’re done, so that it can last for many years.
15. Artificial Floral Christmas Tree
Yes, flowers can add a dash of magic to everything. So, this Christmas season, let flowers spell their magic as you get this splendid floral Christmas tree. Put your flower arrangement skills to work and put together your favourite flowers to form the world’s most beautiful fake Christmas tree.
16. Succulent Christmas Tree
Have you ever wondered if the succulent on your centre table can make a Christmas tree? Well, it can and when it does, it is bound to leave jaws dropped! All you need to do is take a few varieties of succulents and bouquet them up to form a small conical-shaped succulent Christmas tree. This Christmas tree is surely going to get you a lot of compliments. Even house plants add a wow factor.
17. Bottle Christmas Tree
You heard it right! If you have a lot of empty glass wine bottles waiting to go to the landfills, wait for a while. One amazing artificial Christmas tree idea is to use these wine bottles. Most of you will have a tree frame welded. All you’ve got to do is place these glass bottles on them, light them up, and enjoy the gazes you will earn from the bottle Christmas tree.
18. Twig Christmas Tree
This one’s going to be fun! If you have little children at home, put them to work to create a fake Christmas tree. Ask them to collect some twigs of different sizes. Once you have all your twigs ready, teach your kids to place them one below the other, starting with the smallest and moving to the largest. Now tie them up in the middle. Hang the twig Christmas tree frame on the wall. Embellish it with decorative pieces, pompoms, laces, or even paint. Add a few glittery lights, and there you have accomplished a mission.
19. Pin-up Artificial Christmas Tree
A minimalistic and easy pin-up Christmas tree is for those who believe in swiftly working things out. Take a pin board and pierce the pins in a conical shape. Now run the fairy light string through these pins to form a tree-like image. You can also add pictures to it. Your simple yet elegant fake Christmas tree is ready.
20. ‘Novel’ Idea Christmas Tree
Did you know that you could stack up your books in different ways to make a beautiful Christmas tree? Take some of your favourite books, stack them up, and embellish them with lights, and you will leave your guests gushing this festive season.
21. Ladder Christmas Tree
This one is going to be special. If you have a wooden ladder home, put it to good use this Christmas by making a breath-takingly beautiful Christmas tree. If this is not ‘thinking out of the box,’ nothing else can ever be. Use the steps to place Christmas-themed embellishments, hang some mistletoes and tinsel balls, burlap the entire set up with fairy lights and your unique Christmas tree is ready.
22. Sleepy Artificial Christmas Tree
Well, despite being made of pillows, this tree will be anything but sleepy. Take some velvet-cased square cushions of various sizes and place them one over the other, starting with the biggest one first. There you have your “sleepy” Christmas tree.
23. Recycled Material Fake Christmas Tree
Well, we all have tonnes of beverage bottles at home. Collect them all and assemble them along the rim of circular cardboard cut-outs of various sizes. Append the set-up to a rope or a triangular wooden or metallic frame and your recycled Christmas tree is ready to earn gazes. Similarly, you can make a Christmas tree with recycled egg carton.
Adjusting the Final Star at the Top
All in all, hope these artificial Christmas tree ideas will make a statement around your space this holiday. In our comment box, you can share your thoughts about faux but creative and pleasing Christmas trees. It would be our pleasure to add your creative ideas to our blog.
Besides Artificial Christmas trees, there are many more things to do at Christmas indoors and outdoors. Explore more ideas for them here and enjoy your Christmas…Happy Holidays…!
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