Famous Christmas Trees

From the Rockefeller Center tree in New York City to celebrity homes, survey a gallery of spectacular trees.

Photo By: Image courtesy of Tishman Speyer/Photography by Bart Barlow

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Photo By: Image courtesy of The Biltmore Company

Photo By: Image courtesy of The Biltmore Company

Photo By: Image courtesy of The Biltmore House

Photo By: Image courtesy of The Biltmore Company

Rockefeller Center

Perhaps one of the most famous Christmas trees of all, Rockefeller Center in New York City boasts a glowing, 80-foot Norway spruce. Each year the Rockefeller Center hosts a lighting ceremony shortly after Thanksgiving.

The First Rockefeller Tree

The first-ever Rockefeller Center Christmas tree—erected on Christmas Eve in 1931 by employees working to complete the center—was a simple 20-foot balsam adorned in paper garland and strings of cranberries.

Just Beachy

HGTV designer Stacey Vuduris decorated comedian Wayne Brady's holiday home with a Hawaiian theme, opting for sea shells, starfish and tropical flowers.

Wayne Brady

Wayne Brady and daughter Maile give their tropical Christmas makeover a big high-five.

Eva LaRue

The "CSI: Miami" and "All My Children" star leaves the drama for the silver screen, adorning her trees with candy canes and an adorable Elf head and arms.

Jordin Sparks

Designer Shane Mehrer (also known by his festive nickname "Mr. Christmas") filled Jordin Sparks' tree with handmade touches including yarn ornaments and old family photos. 

Biltmore Estate

You may have one, two or even three Christmas trees in your home this holiday, but what about 100? From dining rooms, to stairwells to outdoor areas, the Biltmore House at Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina boasts over 100 lavishly decorated trees at Christmas.

Tree's Company

Potted poinsettias and festive shrubs keep these gorgeous trees company at the Biltmore House.

The Library at Biltmore

Hundreds of glowing lights make this tree truly sparkle.

Smartly Dressed Trees

Live trees and garlands fill the Biltmore House with the scent of Christmas.

Bring on the Ornaments

Country singer Jo Dee Messina fills her home with bright holiday cheer, trimming her Christmas tree with a cool blend of purple, pink and blue ornaments.

Jo Dee Messina

The country singer keeps things simple, adorning a pretty Leyland cypress in a few white lights, colorful ornaments and presents wrapped in kraft paper.

Alison Sweeny

HGTV designer Sandra Espinet decked out the "Days of our Lives" star's Hollywood Hills home with a white tree and icy purple ornaments. A centerpiece adorned with pinecones and greenery adds a natural element to Alison's vivid space.

Kurt Warner

A shining silver tree with a miniature chandelier topping it illuminates retired NFL quarterback Kurt Warner's mansion.

Kurt Warner

The "Celebrity Holiday Homes" eliminates sibling rivalry between Kurt Warner's seven children by giving each of them their own vibrant tree.

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Handmade Christmas Tree Card

Surprise friends and family with this cute, easy-to-create handmade holiday card. Trendy patterns and traditional Christmas colors really make it pop.

Outdoor Holiday Decorating Idea: Mini Christmas Tree

Spread the holiday cheer to your front porch with this easy-to-decorate mini Christmas tree. A few handmade touches make it special.

Turn Clothespins Into Christmas Tree Ornaments

In just a few steps, turn wooden clothespins into beautiful snowflake tree ornaments. This is a great project for older children to tackle on their own or for small kids with help from a crafty adult.

Hip, Handmade Christmas Tree Skirt

Keep your Christmas tree grounded with school spirit and vintage flair this holiday season with a one-of-a-kind souvenir pennant tree skirt.

No-Sew Sunburst Christmas Tree Skirt

Felt is a perfect fabric for no-sew holiday projects because raw edges won't fray. This tree skirt looks complicated, but it's actually made with straight cuts and fabric glue, so it's a quick craft to tackle during the busy holiday season.