10 Totally Outrageous Retro Christmas Trees

Make your holidays merry and bright and while you’re at it, add some kitsch too. Check out these fun and funky holiday decorations that go all out.

Capturing Christmas Memories

A collection of vintage cameras jumps from the curio cabinet and onto this hot-pink tree. 

Capturing Christmas Memories

New camera-shaped ornaments are combined with vintage cameras and black and silver trimming to create a classic Hollywood look.

Jewel Brite and Jewel Tones

It may take years to amass, but a collection of vintage Jewel Brite ornaments looks amazing on a large metallic tree.  Get instructions on how to make this no-sew felt tree skirt >>

Jewel Brite and Jewel Tones

These plastic ornaments of yesteryear have a silver metallic sheen to the inside and act as a tiny and oh-so kitschy, Christmas diorama. Give the retro ornaments a modern feel by combing them with shiny jewel-toned ornaments.

I’m Dreaming of a Groovy Christmas

Think beyond (way beyond) traditional color schemes when it comes to holiday decorations. Use pieces that work with your decor and signature style. 

I’m Dreaming of a Groovy Christmas

You never know where you'll find your inspiration. The vision for this tree came from a roll of thrifted Christmas wrapping paper that was moss green, muted yellow, hot pink and red.

Here Comes Santa Claus Tree

Traditional green trees are a great base for all kinds of festive fun like a collection of vintage Santas. Get instructions on how to make a no-sew felt tree skirt like this one >>

Here Comes Santa Claus Tree

Plush, tin and plastic toys all live together in harmony on this tree with one connecting theme – they all call the North Pole their home.

Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree

If it's too scratched to play, colorful vinyl  looks great on a holiday tree. 

Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree

Don’t forget to brush up on your origami skills to transform those record jackets into gift boxes.

Let it Sew, Let it Sew, Let is Sew

Festive seamstresses and seamsters will adore this menagerie of trees. 

Let it Sew, Let it Sew, Let is Sew

Vintage toy sewing machines are nestled into the colorful branches among garlands made of thread spools and pompom ornaments that were constructed from old sewing patterns.

Feeling artsy this holiday season? Decorate a tree for your craft studio to keep you inspired. 

Hand-painted ornaments, mini paint cans and used paintbrushes pay homage to all the craftiness your created during the year.

Trim the Tree in Tartan

Plaid is the big trend this holiday season. That being the case, let your black Christmas tree follow suit.

Trim the Tree in Tartan

Earthy elements like pinecones, shed antlers and bird nests make this tree perfect for a Scottish hunting lodge.

Merry Christmas from Memphis

Think 1980s, pop art and Art Deco all rolled into one and you have the basis for the Italian design movement called Memphis.

Merry Christmas from Memphis

Start with a stark black tree and add bright colors, asymmetrical shapes and patterns to achieve this post-modernistic look.

Neon Noel

Breathe new life into your mother’s old ceramic Christmas village with a can of neon pink spray paint. Take things a step further and wire that village into a white Christmas tree.

Neon Noel

Don't forget to glitter to your neon homes. Add a litte white sparkle to make snow-capped roofs and gold for the entry doors. 

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