The 60s were an oddball kitsch all together. They liked everything unique, everything quirky and everything whimsical. A trend that also originated in the 60s was the usage of aluminum tree, also known as tinsel tree. It appealed to the people for its unique and modern look and the fact that it was easy to set up, take down and did not require loads of ornaments and lightings. However, the craze was pretty short lived and did not last for more than a decade. If you want to recreate the 60s era and wish to set up an aluminum Christmas tree in your house, you’re at the right place. Below we’ve created a list of aluminum Christmas tree decoration ideas you can refer.
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Aluminum Christmas Tree Decoration Ideas
A Plain Aluminum Christmas Tree:
If you want to give a retro look to your decoration, there can be no better idea than this. It incorporates everything retro, right from an aluminum Christmas to the recorder. The blogger has also managed to get hold of some 60s magazines. Doesn’t it look amazing?
A Classic Aluminum Christmas Tree:
Here’s a classic aluminum Christmas tree in glistening white for you to refer. The branches of this tree are decorated with lightweight, red colored ornaments and the rest of the tree is kept bare. The stand is kept bare, but you can cover it with a tree skirt or a wooden box.
Decorate With Multicolored Ornaments:
The color white is like a canvas where you can portray any art form you like. Same holds true for a white or aluminum Christmas tree as well. You can hang ornaments of any color and it’s sure to pop out. Or why settle for just one? Flock your aluminum Christmas tree with multicolored baubles and ornaments. It will look stunning.
Silver And Gold:
The aluminum Christmas tree in the picture is decked with gold colored baubles, which is complementing the color scheme of the room really well. It’s subtle, but is creating a huge impact.
Silver and blue never looked so beautiful before! The royal blue shade is popping against the white background. Very elegant!
The aluminum Christmas tree featured here is decorated with every imaginable ornament using Santa Claus. If you notice closely, you’ll see that all the ornaments are along the vintage line. So they’ll make a wonderful addition, if you’re opting for a vintage themed Christmas decoration.
Use Unique Ornaments:
This one’s indeed an incredible find. A sparkly aluminum Christmas tree is decorated with kitsch ornaments. We rarely get to see such beautiful ornaments on display. And the tree topper is also unique and suitable for the theme. The worn out ornaments are giving the tree a shabby chic look.
Pink And Blue:
Pink and blue is a combination made in heaven and this Christmas tree exemplifies the same. A beautiful, midsized aluminum Christmas tree is decorated with turquoise blue and pink ornament. The base is pretty simple and rounded, quite unlike the regular ones we get to see.
A Tall Aluminum Christmas Tree:
We rarely get to see a tall aluminum Christmas tree, so this one’s an exception. It’s decked with red and green ornaments and garlands, a color scheme quite fitting for Christmas decoration. The star tree topper just never seems to get old. And the base is also quirky and whimsical.
Gold Peacock Aluminum Christmas Tree:
As if the color gold in aluminum trees wasn’t unique enough, this blogger has gone a step ahead and used a small sized, self-made aluminum Christmas tree to decorate the door. The tree is shaped as a peacock and then decorated with tiny baubles and ornaments.
A Large Sized Aluminum Christmas Tree:
Just like a tall sized aluminum Christmas tree, even a large or standard sized aluminum Christmas tree is rare, but this image shows that you don’t always have to conform to normalcy. You can go for any sized aluminum Christmas tree you like and decorate it any manner you want.
Aluminum Christmas Tree Ideal For The Office:
This medium sized aluminum Christmas tree is just perfect for the office. In fact, the image also features an aluminum Christmas tree placed in an office cabin. What makes it best for office use is the fact that it doesn’t require extensive decoration and will go with the office theme as well.
Pink Aluminum Christmas Tree:
This pink aluminum Christmas tree is exactly what a girl’s dreams are made of. This is probably what Charlie Brown was sent for by his friend, but he got a regular tree, which marked the end of aluminum Christmas trees. This tree is so lovely that it doesn’t even require any decoration.
Aluminum Tabletop Christmas Tree:
This modern aluminum Christmas tree, with blossomed ends is in no way looking vintage. Rather, with beautiful pink ornaments, this tabletop tree is looking modern and contemporary. The base, especially looks unique, with grazing reindeer.
Give Your Tree A Vintage Look:
Here’s a beautiful vintage aluminum Christmas tree in all its finery. The ornaments, especially the garlands are making it look as if it’s been teleported from the Victorian era.
Pink Tabletop Tree:
Here’s a beautiful, quirky and pretty tabletop aluminum Christmas tree loaded with ornaments. The ornaments of varying sized are used to decorate the tree and the base. Going by the little placard placed on the table, it seems that it’s a baby’s first Christmas.
Give Your House A Victorian Look:
Give your house a Victorian or shabby chic look by getting hold of an aluminum Christmas tree and decking it with soft pink colored ornaments. You can even hang stockings from the mirror, as shown in the picture here.
A Small Sized Tree:
You can even use a cake stand as a base for your Christmas tree. Just get hold of a medium sized cake stand, place a small sized aluminum Christmas tree on and cover the base with multicolored baubles.
Give It A Teal Look:
Since teal is a major hit this season, why not incorporate the same in your Christmas tree decoration as well. The tree is loaded with teal and green ornaments and the base is covered with teal gift boxes.
Here a slim sized aluminum Christmas tree loaded with fun and beautiful ornaments featuring bells, baubles and charmers. The stand is also looking quirky and whimsical.
Decorate Your Mantelpiece With Small Sized Aluminum Christmas Tree:
You can even dress your mantelpiece or shelf with small sized aluminum Christmas tree. The tiny ornaments dangling from sparse Christmas tree is looking absolutely adorable.
A Classic Look:
Give your aluminum Christmas tree a classic look by decorating it with vintage looking ornaments. This one’s especially amazing if you’re thinking of a British and English Christmas decoration theme.
This aluminum Christmas tree is decorated in prettiest pink ornaments, and tinsels. We even love the silk ornaments grouped together and housed in a glass bowl. Feel free to include ornaments of any color you like.
Red And Blue:
This aluminum Christmas tree decoration reminds us of 4th of July because of its red and blue ornaments. The stand has been covered with a blue cloth, but you can beautify it a bit by using velvet or suede tree skirt.
This aluminum tree, loaded with fun and playful ornaments seems to have been decorated by the kids. It features playful ornaments in the shape of balls, dolls, bells and more. Children are surely going to love this Christmas tree.
Aluminum Christmas Tree House In A Wooden Box:
Here’s a frolicking Christmas tree housed in a wooden box loaded with ornaments. The ornaments look really cute and will make a great addition to your mantelpiece or shelf.
Housed In A Vase:
This one’s a perfect combination of traditional and contemporary. A beautifully decorated pink aluminum Christmas tree, decorated with pink, purple and peach ornaments is housed in a modern and beautiful white vase. Looks lovely, isn’t it?
Basic Yet Stunning:
This one’s a pretty basic aluminum Christmas tree decorated in red, yellow, blue and gold ornaments. The stand is also covered with a soft white cloth.
Gold Colored Aluminum Tree:
This one’s definitely unique and stunning looking. A couple of small and medium sized aluminum Christmas trees in gold with iron stand can be used to decorate your mantelpiece or coffee table.
A Combination Of Silver And Gold:
A stark silver or aluminum Christmas tree is surrounded with golden elements and garlands. The color combination is looking absolutely stunning and so is the fur tree skirt.
So these were our top picks for aluminum Christmas tree decoration ideas. Some of these ideas are traditional and some are downright modern. Which of these will you pick for your house? Let us know by commenting below.