On a dining table, place tree branches in a vase or pot as an alternative Christmas tree.
"[Style expert] Matthew Mead loves to use found objects in his holiday decor," says stationery designer Debra Norton of Vintage Paper Parade blog. Decorated with simple paper ornaments, it's a vignette anyone can create.
Download Matthew's templates to make your own paper ornaments.
See more creative holiday decorating ideas from Matthew Mead.