30 Of House & Home’s Best Christmas Trees
Nothing says Christmas quite like a magnificent tree decked out with all the trimmings. The best of House & Home‘s Christmas trees are those that reflect the homeowners’ personalities, sometimes in new and unexpected ways. Click through for some of our favorites.
In Sarah Richardson’s farmhouse great room, a 12-foot tree is laden with festive ornaments and proves to be the perfect focal point from all sides.
A tabletop tree is a clever way to display your Christmas cheer to passersby while keeping ornaments and presents out of reach for small children and pets.
Not only does a white tree pop against colorful walls, but it also beautifully shows off a collection of vibrant ornaments.
An extra tall Christmas tree takes advantage of the lofty cedar-beamed ceiling height, making a festive statement.
Even outdoor trees need a little decoration! Dress yours up with a simple strand of lights or hardy plastic ornaments.
Instead of the traditional green and red color scheme, homeowner Shelagh Kellam opted for a regal purple and gold palette that enriches the white walls and dark flooring of her living room.
Designer Jennifer Worts livened up her mod, white and black patterned living room and dressed her tree with colorful lights, matching the cheery demeanor of the patterned pillows.
The color-coordinated trimmings on this Christmas tree match the statement yellow chair, making the seasonal decorations feel like part of the room rather than add-ons.
An understated tree tucked into the corner of this Muskoka, Ontario, cottage keeps the focus on the stunning vistas beyond.
While a tree in the dining room might be unexpected, it provides just the hit of greenery that this rough-hewn space needs.
In a heritage Edinburgh terrace house, handmade decorations, crafted by the homeowners’ children, soften the formal living room.
A grand Victorian-era living room demands an equally grand tree — this one is loaded with mercury glass baubles and accents.
The first thing the Conlon family do every Christmastime when they arrive at their Muskoka, Ontario, cottage is put up the impressive tree in their living room.
Homeowner Stephanie McPherson is known for her love of white interiors. It should be no surprise then that her tree gets the same snowy treatment with feathers and snowflakes.
A few simple yet impactful decorations add some sparkle and color to this Christmas tree.
Jillian Harris, designer and host of HGTV’s Love It Or List It Vancouver, opted for a bright copper-toned tree for her Vancouver rental and decked it out with a mix of new inexpensive baubles and family heirloom ornaments.
In designer Effie Genovese’s Vancouver home, the luxe factor of the living room’s chandelier is upped thanks to golden ornaments.
Artist Janaki Larsen plopped her tree into a bucket and sparsely trimmed it with ornaments. “I think of a tree as sculpture rather than something to suffocate with ornaments,” she says.
A classic pairing of snowy whites and icy blues matches this Christmas tree to the cool interior of its Vancouver abode.
Designer Ingrid Oomen keeps her living room airy with a pair of dogwood “trees” decorated in a strict palette of silver, blue and white.
A rustic twine garland and a few solid colored ornaments add charming pep to this farmhouse tree.
Classic Scandinavian ornaments — gnomes and Swedish horses — dot this showstopping 13-foot tree.
This 9-foot-tall Fraser fir tree is decked out with an astounding 3,000 white lights for a truly spectacular and sparkly focal point.
Proving that a tree doesn’t have to be full-sized to be an attention-getter, a diminutive flocked fir topped with pinecones and small baubles looks as though it was freshly plucked straight from a winter woodland.
In designer Nicola Marc’s home, the striking yellow ribbons on the ornaments are as much decoration as the ornaments themselves.
Chartreuse ribbons elevate clear glass ornaments.
Swags of beaded strands drip from the branches in this Toronto home.
Designer Philip Mitchell dresses up his Christmas tree using ornaments wrapped and tied in scrap pieces of fabric for a richly patterned tableau.
In the corner of a home office a miniature tree strung with simple lights adds low-key Christmas charm.
Tucked into the corner of the family room, this family’s Christmas tree is decked out in shades of silver, pink and rust, to match the palette of the room.