10 Creative Christmas Tree Theme Ideas That Will Inspire You

Find some creative and unique ways to decorate for Christmas this year with these beautiful Christmas tree theme ideas that are sure to inspire you.

Every year when I’m getting ready for Christmas, the first thing I do is come up with the direction I want to take with my Christmas decorations. Sometimes it’s color related (like my blue and white Christmas) and sometimes it’s more of a theme, like my Kate-spade inspired tree and the rest of these beautiful Christmas trees.

Looking for some inspiration for your Christmas decorations this year? Check out this list of creative Christmas tree themes to get some ideas!

Christmas Tree Theme Ideas

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Every year around this time I find myself trying to think up a new way to decorate my Christmas tree.  And I have to admit a lot of times I end up going with the color scheme of either my Halloween party or my upcoming New Year’s Eve party.  That way I save some time pulling out and putting away decorations.

In an effort to be a little more creative this year, I decided to do some research on Christmas tree themes that I might want to use.  Here’s the list that I came up with.

Keep reading to see my list of Christmas tree theme ideas…and hopefully you will find some inspiration, too…

The Top Hat Tree

Top Hat Tree via razimports.com | 10 Creative Christmas Tree Themes To Get Inspired By

Top Hat Tree via razimports.com 2016 Catalog

Before I start, you’ll notice that a lot of the Christmas tree theme ideas come from razimports.com.  I discovered that they come out with a catalog of decorated Christmas trees every year, and they have some beautiful ones!  They are my new favorite Christmas decorating company. They are a wholesaler so you will need to find a distributor to buy their products. However they are often available on Amazon, and if not, you can find similar items from other companies.

The Top Hat Christmas tree theme is traditional with a twist.  The green and red color scheme, poinsettias, red berries and candles are all traditional elements of Christmas decor.

Adding in the top hats keeps with the traditional idea but uses them in an unexpected way…which is what makes the tree more interesting.

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 The Musical Christmas Tree

The Musical Christmas Tree via razimports.com | 10 Creative Christmas Tree Themes To Get Inspired By

Musical Instruments Tree via razimports.com 2016 Catalog

If your family is a musical one, then this Christmas tree theme may be the one for you!

Using music notes, instruments and bells for ornaments lets you know immediately what this tree is all about.

Winding some musical note ribbon through the branches adds to the musical portion of the tree.  Then fill in the gaps with gold and silver ornaments and tree picks to complete the elegant look.

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The Coastal Christmas Tree

The Coastal Christmas Tree via razimports.com | 10 Creative Christmas Tree Themes To Get Inspired By

The Coastal Tree via razimports.com 2016 Catalog

If you are one of the many people that loves the sand and water colors of coastal decor, this coastal Christmas tree theme is for you.

It uses shells, faux coral and manzanita branches to give the idea of the beach without going too over the top.  And the colors are perfect for bringing in that beachy feel!

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Kate Spade Inspired Christmas Tree

The Kate Spade Inspired Christmas tree via razimports.com | 10 Creative Christmas Tree Themes To Get Inspired By

Kate Spade Inspired Christmas Tree via razimports.com 2016 Catalog

The next tree on my list of creative Christmas tree theme ideas is a contemporary color scheme that would make Kate Spade proud.

Black and white stripes with gold and bright pink accents really make this tree stand out.

The top of the Kate Spade Christmas tree
The top of the Kate Spade Christmas tree

I used this as the inspiration for my Kate Spade inspired Christmas tree, and I love how glam it is!

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Winter Woodlands Christmas Tree

Winter Woodlands Christmas Tree via razimports.com | 10 Creative Christmas Tree Themes To Get Inspired By

Winter Woodlands Christmas Tree via razimports.com 2016 Catalog

The Winter Woodlands Christmas tree theme brings the outside indoors.

With its silver, white and brown color scheme, it certainly looks and feels like winter.  But the earthy elements and furry owls prevent it from feeling too cold.

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Snowy Christmas Tree

Snowy Christmas Tree | 10 Creative Christmas Tree Themes

The Snowy Christmas Tree

The snowy Christmas tree theme is another variation on the white color scheme.

Polar bears and penguins are the animals on this version of the tree.  And it has lots of white ornaments, snowflakes and white tree picks to give it a wintry feel.

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The Santa Christmas Tree

The Peppermint Party Tree via pier1.com | 10 Creative Christmas Tree Themes To Get Inspired By

The Santa Claus Christmas tree

The next addition to my list of Christmas tree theme ideas if the Santa Claus tree. It uses a traditional red and white color scheme but is installed on a non-traditional white Christmas tree.

The white background really makes the red (and bits of green) in the ornaments stand out.  And the Santa hat topper and belt tree stand cover add some extra fun.

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The Candy Land Christmas Tree

Candyland Christmas Tree by razchristmas.blogspot.com | 10 Creative Christmas Tree Themes To Get Inspired By
Candyland Christmas Tree by razchristmas.blogspot.com

If you love candy, this fun Candyland tree from razchristmas.blogspot.com could be the perfect Christmas tree theme for you.

Hang candy canes from the branches.  Stick large lollipops, or candy-shaped tree picks into the branches.  Then add some gingerbread house and cupcake ornaments…or make some cookies in the shape of gingerbread houses if you really want to go with the candy theme.

Finally add some twisted pipe cleaners, a few colorful ornaments and some berry sprays to finish the look off.

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The Peacock Christmas Tree

The Peacock Tree via Pier1.com | 10 Creative Christmas Tree Themes To Get Inspired By

The Peacock Tree

Peacocks have such pretty colors that it’s easy to build a tree around them.

This one uses peacock ornaments and cascading tree picks that mimic the look of feathers.  Add in a few brightly colored ornaments and you’re done!

Peacock Christmas Tree | 10 Creative Christmas Tree Themes To Get Inspired By
Peacock Christmas Tree

I did this theme last year (you can find that post HERE) but used a black Christmas tree instead of a white one which gives a completely different look.

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The Special Memories Christmas Tree

Special Memories Christmas Tree via pier1.com | 10 Creative Christmas Tree Themes To Get Inspired By

The Holiday Memories Christmas Tree

If you have been somewhere or done something special in the last year, why not bring back those memories with your Christmas tree?

This tree would be perfect for remembering the elegance and sparkle of Paris…and the Eifle Tower ornaments bring that point home without being too much.

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Now that you’ve been through my list, hopefully you have gained some inspiration of your own.  Which tree was your favorite?

Have comments or questions on our creative Christmas tree theme ideas?  Tell us in the section below.

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