Tips for Decorating Your Christmas Tree

Karen McAloon, Frank Fontana and Erinn Valencich have the hottest new ways to trim the tree this holiday season. Check out the latest trends from Decked for the Holidays.

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Hide CaptionShow CaptionCopper and teal creates a dramatic look that is sure to leave a lasting impression on your guests.
One of the hottest new color palettes is copper and teal, which is an update on the chocolate and robin's egg blue from the past few years. Designer Erinn Valencich uses a few different types of greenery, including bay leaves, glitter sprigs and deep copper leaves, to create a nice contrast with the tree. Another trendy design element is feathers, which Valencich uses as a topper to add height to the tree.

Erinn's Holiday Decorating Tips:

When using larger ornaments, place them deeper into the tree so that the color radiates from the center.
Pay attention to placement. If you're eyeing some special ornaments this season, you don't have to buy a lot of them. By placing them in the front, your guests will never know you only have a few.

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