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A simple wall tree is perfect when space is an issue. Image Source:

Are you space-challenged? Bored of the same green plastic tree you unpack and assemble every Christmas? Sounds like it’s time for some new Christmas tree ideas for your home.

The tree is the most important piece of decor for the Christmas holiday, and we have some unconventional inspiration coming your way. The selection includes DIY, rustic, space-saving, contemporary and avant-garde Christmas trees, and all have something in common: they’re big on imagination.

Get inspired by our Christmas tree ideas, and add one (or a combination of several) to your living room, bedroom, office or anywhere a little Christmas cheer is required.

Here are some contemporary Christmas tree ideas:

Architectural Public Installation Trees

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Christmas trees at the Spanish design studio A-cero. Image Source:

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Christmas tree by artist Larry Raisch. Image Source:

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Installation at the Victoria and Albert Museum London. Image Source:

 Cardboard Christmas Trees

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Corrugated cardboard Christmas trees by Giles Miller. Image Source:

Shelf Christmas Trees

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Floating shelves can be used to make creative Christmas trees. Image Sources: and

Unconventional DIY Trees

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A DIY tree made of cut PVC pipes. Image Source:

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This easy tree is made from rolls of gift wrap. Image Source:

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Use balloons for a contemporary Christmas tree. Image Source:

Christmas Trees for Book Lovers

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A Christmas tree made of library books. Image Source:

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An artful stacking of books in the shape of a tree. Image Source:

Hanging Mobile Trees

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A hanging mobile made of wooden paint sticks. Image Source:

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Make a Christmas tree mobile out of fishing line and Christmas ornaments. Image Source:

Wooden Christmas Trees

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An alternative Christmas tree made from pine lumber. Image Source: Doris Brixham

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Minimalist and contemporary, the Branch Christmas tree has enough branches to hang ornaments. Image Source:

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Wood rings, artfully arranged, make a rustic yet modern Christmas tree. Image Source:

Luminous Christmas Trees

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Designer Gareth Pugh created a Christmas tree from light tubes. Image Source:

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Vondom’s Chrismy glowing trees are an elegant alternative tree for indoors or outdoors. Image Source:

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Bright and architectural Christmas trees by Leuchten. Image Source:

Wall Christmas Trees

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Use a wall, chalk and string lights to create a fun and unconventional Christmas tree. Image Sources: and

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A festive and removable Christmas tree wall sticker for small spaces. Image Source:

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A hand painted wall tree with hanging garland. Image Source:

 Ladder Christmas Trees

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Take an open ladder and decorate it like a Christmas tree. Image Sources: and

Want more Christmas decorating inspiration? Be sure to read Modern Christmas Best Ideas for a Festive Home for the Holidays.