Trimming a Christmas tree with ribbon is a timeless look that adds a little something special to your holiday decorating. Get inspired by these 21 gorgeous decorated Christmas trees with ribbon for your own tree this season.
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There’s no one best way to put ribbon on a Christmas tree, and that’s the beauty of decorating them. But I think we can all agree that adding ribbon to Christmas trees just seems to tie your holiday décor all together. It’s that one finishing touch that gives your tree just a bit more depth and texture and can really make it pop.
Take a look at these Christmas tree ribbon decoration ideas to get a little inspiration for your own tree this year.
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Heather shows you how using an unexpected and bright contrasting ribbon color can really make a statement on a tree. She carried those same yellow tones throughout the rest of her décor for a great cohesive theme.
Linda shows you that you can achieve a gorgeous monochromatic look by wrapping her tree in a coordinating white patterned ribbon.
I love how Stephanie wrapped her tree in a non traditional vertical pattern. It has a unique way of drawing your eye throughout the entire tree to notice every detail.
Michelle used a simple metallic ribbon to wrap her Christmas tree and give it a little added shine to complement her metallic ornaments and picks.
Kristi shows you how adding in a simple strand of beaded garland to your ribbon wrapped tree adds a little texture to make the ribbon truly stand out.
Sonja and Jane added a fun twist to their ribbon wrapped Christmas tree by using this gorgeous metallic ombre ribbon for a really fun look.
Tammy created this gorgeous coordinated green and black tree by wrapping it in a simple patterned ribbon.
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Monica shows you how to create a layered ribbon look on your tree by adding in not only contrasting sizes and colors of ribbon, but also different textures with velvet.
Tamara’s tree is a showstopper and she created this stunning look by layering in multiple sizes and colors of ribbon to give her tree a full, layered appearance.
I used this simple burgundy tree to highlight how you can professionally decorate a Christmas tree of your own by adding in a variety of ribbon styles.
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Julie tucked ribbon throughout her tiny tree in a vertical pattern to make it appear taller.
Maria also used ribbon to decorate her Christmas tree vertically by simply weaving it in and out of the branches.
Jennifer always has stunning Christmas trees and this one is no exception. She used her ribbon to place it vertically down her tree tucking it into branches for a sophisticated, tufted look.
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Michelle used her ribbon to create a beautiful plaid bow for the top of her Christmas tree and tucked it throughout the branches for a coordinating look.
Cindy also used ribbon to create a bow for the top of her Christmas tree and added different colors and sizes throughout the rest of her tree.
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As a professional Christmas tree decorator, Kimmothy’s signature ribbon technique is to add it to the top and drape it down the sides of a tree in a gorgeous waterfall pattern.
Mesh ribbon is one of the easiest to work with when decorating a tree because it holds on to any branch you place it on. Toni added mesh ribbon to her Christmas tree in a simple diagonal wrapped pattern.
I love how Linda used some fun curly strands of ribbon tucked randomly throughout her tree to give it a whimsical and unique look.
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If you’re wondering how to put ribbon on a pencil Christmas tree, there’s no right or wrong way. In fact, any way you add ribbon to these types of trees will instantly make them appear a bit fuller. I simply added in 12 inch tufts of random spare ribbon throughout this tree to give it a layered look.
If you enjoyed these unique Christmas tree ribbon ideas, the you may want to check out these other trimmed out Christmas trees for little holiday decorating inspiration.
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