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Building a Dream House: Bloggers’ Beautiful Christmas Trees

Whether it’s tucked in a corner or taking center stage, my favorite part of holiday decor is undoubtedly the Christmas tree. Whenever I see a blog post or article about a holiday home tour, my eye goes straight for the photos of the softly glowing Christmas trees. Growing up, we always had two trees: one for all the colorful, mismatched ornaments we received as gifts or made at school, and a fancier one with my mom’s electric candle lights and pretty ornament collections. Now that I get to decorate my own home for the holidays, we have the same two-tree policy. The tree in our family room is covered in fun colored lights, the angel tree-topper we’ve had for over a decade, and a wide array of ornaments ranging from baby’s first Christmas to hand-painted cardboard gingerbread men with my kids’ school pictures glued in the center. Once the lights are wrapped around its branches, the kids are in charge of putting ornaments on the tree. It always ends up looking cute and a little haphazard. The tree in our living room, a room that gets used far less often than the family room, gets to be all mine. It has soft white lights and all of my delicate glass ornament sets that match. I get to spread them evenly over the tree, thoughtfully choosing where each ornament will sit. Both trees are beautiful in their own way, and both have an equal share in bringing holiday cheer to our home.

As holiday home tour posts have started popping up, I’ve enjoyed looking at the gorgeous trees that bloggers design. Some are simple and others are over-the-top. Here are just a few of the beautiful Christmas trees I’ve spotted so far this year.

an old-fashioned, flocked tree from Inspired by Charm

a flocked tree featuring red, white, pale blue, and plaid from Inspired by Charm

a black and gold christmas tree with white lights from Inspired by Charm

Michael from Inspired by Charm has not one, not two, but three beautifully decorated Christmas trees at his house this year!

Ella Claire's gorgeous snowy white christmas tree

I love this mostly white, frosty tree from Kristen at Ella Claire.

A classic red and white christmas tree from Duke Manor Farm

This classic red and white tree from Laura at Duke Manor Farm is simple and festive.

A sparkling pink champagne christmas tree from Town & Country Living

This pink champagne tree from Jennifer of Town & Country Living is just stunning! It’s absolutely gorgeous.

a snow-touched woodland christmas tree from Jennifer Rizzo

This simple and elegant snow-dusted woodland tree from Jennifer Rizzo is beautiful.

A gorgeous white and pale pink tree from Craftberry Bush

I love this stunning white and pale pink tree from Lucy of Craftberry Bush!

a beautiful gold and white tree from City Farmhouse

Jen from City Farmhouse decorated this lovely gold tree.

A sparkling silver tree from Rooms for Rent

So many white trees this year! This silver and white beauty is from Bre of the blog Rooms for Rent.

French Country Cottage's gorgeous glowing tree

Courtney of French Country Cottage has decorated her whole house beautifully, just like this stunning light-covered tree.

A simple, neutral tree from Nina Hendrick

I think woodland trees really came out in full force this year. This simple and beautiful neutral tree is from Nina Hendrick.

a stunning christmas tree with muted colors from Just Destiny

I love this grown-up version of a classic red and green Christmas tree from Destiny of Just Destiny. It’s so elegant.

a glowing, snow-covered tree from Shades of Blue

This snowy, glowing Christmas tree from Shades of Blue Interiors is lovely.

a flocked tree decorated with white and champagne from The Golden Sycamore

Allison from The Golden Sycamore decorated this flocked tree with neutrals like white and champagne.

Golden Boys & Me's fun flocked tree with classic winter woods ornaments

This classic snowy mountain tree by Courtney from Golden Boys & Me is so cute!

Have you already put up your Christmas tree (or trees!) for this year? How do you dress your tree up?

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