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What would you have instead of a Christmas Tree?

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RoseZinfandel Wed 26-Oct-16 16:08:58

We are going to be away over Christmas, so won't be putting up a tree at home.

I still want to decorate a bit though.

Any nice ideas of ways to decorate the house to make it feel pleasantly Christmassy, without a tree? We will be back for New Year, so I want it too look welcoming - maybe wintry rather than Christmassy.

So far, I am planning to put a wreath on the door, and we usually have a nativity scene out, but I haven't really thought further than that.

Heirhelp Wed 26-Oct-16 19:59:29

A twig thing with baubles on or some bases filled with baubles.

Chottie Wed 26-Oct-16 20:01:22

Do you have a mantlepiece over a fireplace? If so, decorate it with tea lights and a fake greenery swag.

ILostItInTheEarlyNineties Wed 26-Oct-16 20:05:31

I have a huge tall glass vase that I fill with white lights. It looks really pretty. ( I copied the idea from a Christmas display in a garden centre!)
As mentioned, baubles in wide bowls also look really effective or a couple of Poinsettia plants on the fireplace.

RoseZinfandel Thu 27-Oct-16 18:00:33

Loving all of these ideas!

wobblywonderwoman Thu 27-Oct-16 18:02:03

I love the net of fairy lights that covet a lot of a feature wall or window

Candles, candles and more candles

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