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Supercool and Colorful Christmas Tree Looks We Love

Gotta love a trimming "treedition," but why not spruce it up? Here are seven fresh looks from HGTV Magazine to inspire you.

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Rainbow Pop

“Few things are more aesthetically pleasing than the spectrum of the rainbow,” says Nashville-based organizing expert Clea Shearer of The Home Edit. Playing with different ornament shades and shapes adds to the fun. Clea’s also done this on a white tree, which has a high-contrast look.

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’80s Tribute

True to that decade, Austin, TX, blogger Kara Whitten of A Kailo Chic Life did not hold back: Her white flocked tree has stripes, squiggles and terrazzo patterns, along with flashy iridescent ornaments and disco balls. As she says, “Childhood nostalgia can look really modern.”

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Simply Stylish

Gold tinsel garland is the star of this faux spruce in the home of Albuquerque, NM, blogger Amy Weir of Delineate Your Dwelling. “It’s easier to clean up than my Grandma Gloria’s silver tinsel icicles, but just as magical,” she says. A chic pair-up: round plastic ornaments painted solid colors and homemade two-toned pom-poms.

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Christmas Village

To create this version of the classic Christmas display, Gilbert, AZ, blogger Kelli Mullins of Lolly Jane painted cardboard houses from Consumer Crafts, tacked on itty-bitty wreaths made out of pipe cleaners and nestled them in with bottlebrush trees. “We don’t get much snow here in Arizona,” she says, “so I like that they look as if they’re surrounded by snow.”

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