With less than a month until Christmas and only a couple of days until the start of December, it’s time to start thinking about putting up the Christmas tree and thus marking the start of the festive season!
If we are honest nothing quite beats a real Christmas Tree; we not sure if it’s that fresh pine smell, or the tradition, as in my family, of going down to the garden centre and finding the PERFECT tree, that’s symmetrical, bushy (but not too bushy!) and that has a top tall enough to hang the angel from; there is something about getting the Christmas Tree that suddenly makes us feel all Christmassy!
However a real tree is not for everyone. If you are already dreading the thought of hoovering up the never ending pine needles that seem to get everywhere, or if you don’t have a space larger enough for the traditional green tree or if you are simply looking for something a bit different, then getting an alternative tree might just be the answer!
Here at homeArama we have a great range of alternative Christmas trees that rival the real thing, for those of you who are looking for a less traditional look.
Verso Design Birch Tree, £24 – £89
This simple yet stylish birch tree is the perfect Christmas addition to any minimalist, Scandi inspired decor scheme. Made from birch wood, you can decorate the branches of this alternative Christmas Tree with your own choice of ornaments, or buy the tree set which includes a selection of Verso Design felt decorations, or for a real minimalist look you can just leave it bare. Plus the tree comes with a specially crafted holder which allows you to top your tree with a tapered candle – a twist on the traditional star or angel tree topper. The tree is supplied flat packed, which means it can easily be packed away at the end of the holiday season! The Verso Design Birch Tree is available in 3 sizes: mini, small and large, and either with or without felt decorations included. Prices start from £24 for the mini size and go up to £89 for the large tree with 20 felt decorations.
Design Ideas Nordic Trees, £2.95 – £22.95
These Nordic Trees from Design Ideas have been shaped and sanded from poplar wood and are great for creating your own unique Christmas forest scene, add some cute festive characters like our Tux Penguins to complete the look. You can decorate these trees with our matching hanging ornaments (Alpine and TwelveDays) or for a more DIY approach you can paint them to match your home’s decor (you might even know some enthusiastic pint sized painters!) There are 3 different sizes Nordic Trees available: extra small, medium and large, with prices starting at £2.95 for a extra small tree and up to £22.95 for a large tree.
Design Ideas Alpine Trees, £3.95 – £39.95
Capture the simple elegance of Christmas with these stylish Alpine Trees from Design Ideas. Carefully cut from sheets of sanded poplar, the Alpine Trees look great arranged in a cluster to form a festive backdrop for a table, mantelpiece or side table, or alternatively use the extra large tree for a statement piece. Create your own mini forest with a range of trees in different sizes, and if you can’t resist adding a touch of extra colour, you can hang the matching Alpine Ornaments from the branches to create a real festive feel! The Alpine Trees are available in a 5 of sizes: extra small, small, medium, large and extra large; and in a choice of two colours, light green or a darker forest green. Prices start from £3.95 for the extra small tree to £39.95 for the extra large tree.
Design Ideas Yule Trees, £1.95 – £14.95
The modern and abstract shaped Yule Trees from Design Ideas are visually stunning and look great displayed alone or as part of a cluster to create your own miniature forest. The slim silhouette of each tree is formed by slotting two panels of poplar plywood together, which means they’re easy to pack away at the end of the holiday season! Plus the variation in the grain of the wood adds depth and texture to the water-base stained colours. Add in some festive Santa’s and Reindeer’s to complete your own unique festive scene! The Yule Trees are available in five sizes: mini, small, medium, large and extra large; and in either a modern bright palette or a mixed green palette. Prices start from £1.95 for the mini tree to £14.95 for the extra large tree.
Design Ideas Clarity Trees, £3.45 – £6.95
We’re dreaming of a bright and neon Christmas with these ultra modern Clarity Trees from Design Ideas! Put a new spin on Christmas with our Clarity Christmas collection – a vibrant cutting-edge range of neon bright Christmas decorations. These cheerful, modern accessories are laser cut with crisp edges that glow like neon lights but require no extension cords or searching for defective bulbs! The Clarity Christmas collection also includes festive neon Reindeer’s, perfect for creating your own modern Christmas story scene! The Clarity Trees are available in two sizes: small and medium and in three different colours: neon pink, orange and green. Prices start from £3.45 for the small tree to £6.95 for the medium tree.
We hope this post has inspired you to branch out and try something a little different this Christmas!
Thanks for reading 🙂