I have a few trees in my home this year, all different styles. The living room is home to my classic gold Christmas tree. This tree is filled with sparkle and light and I absolutely adore it. Let me show you my tree and be sure to check out all the other beautiful Christmas trees at the end of this post.
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This classic gold Christmas tree almost didn’t happen this year. Most of the pre-strung lights were not working when I first plugged it in. I got 1 strand working and was ready to throw in the towel.
Instead of getting a new tree this close to Christmas I opted to add new white lights to the tree right over the old burnt out lights. It works just fine! I’ll have to shop around and see if I can replace this tree next year. Or at the very least pull off all those burned out lights.
Once the tree was fluffed and lit I decorated it using gold ornaments. I shopped after Christmas sales last year and picked up a wide variety of gold themed ornaments. Everything from large and sequence to small and glittery. I also sprinkled in my existing silver ornaments and keepsakes.
For the past 10 years I have had red on my tree. I love red for Christmas and still have it in most of my decor. But for the first time I opted to leave it off my tree. I am so happy with the change and love all the sparkle.
I added pieces of wide gold sheer ribbon throughout the tree and a few gold and silver picks to add fullness.
My favorite part of this tree is probably the paper star tree topper. I made this with 2 sheets of card stock and absolutely love how it turned out! I decorated my other 2 trees using smaller paper stars just like it.
Are you a fan of a classic gold Christmas tree? Be sure to pin this for inspiration.
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