Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree. How we love you, but not your mess of needles that we’re somehow still picking out of the carpet in July. This year, opt for a Christmas tree alternative. (Did you even realize there were options beyond Douglas vs. Noble Fir?) Tissue paper, cardboard, and even holiday cards become awe-inspiring decor, all with a little creativity. See for yourself. Here are ten festive ideas that will have you rethinking the star of your holiday decor scheme this year.
So what do you think? Convinced you don’t need a traditional tree after all? Tell us which idea is your favorite in the comments.