Sparse Christmas Tree and Vintage Shiny Brites

Oh Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree, I’m in love with this sparse Christmas tree with it’s open and airy branches that are perfect for showing off my collection of vintage Shiny Brites!

Love this sparse Christmas tree that's perfect for displaying vintage Shiny Brite ornaments

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I’m going old school in the dining room and it’s the perfect place to eat some figgy pudding surrounded by the glowing twinkle from these gorgeous Martha Stewart Norwegian Spruce Christmas Trees Available HERE.

I chose unlit trees so I never have to worry about lights burning out but you can get the the Prelit Norwegian Spruce Tree HERE.

Best part if you can have them shipped right to your door so you can spend more time doing important things like eating gingerbread men and watching the Hallmark channel.

Love this pair of faux fir Christmas trees in the dining room

I have no idea how I hung 1,000 lights on the first tree and only 800 on the second (I must have gotten better with practice). It was time consuming but worth it!

I hung every single vintage ornament I own and love that I can see each and every one.

Tip – evenly space large ornaments first then go back and fill in with smaller ornaments, tucking some deeper into the tree branches and others on the tips.

Sparse branches of this faux fir Christmas tree is perfect for showing off ornaments

The ends of the branches are sturdy plastic that can easily hold the ornaments even from the tips.

Vintage pink Shiny Brite ornament

Who needs a tree skirt when you can wrap a tablecloth around the base.

Love the sparse branches on this Norwegian fir Christmas tree - I can't believe it's not real!

They remind me of Charlie Brown’s little Christmas tree! I just hope that Lucy doesn’t decide to kick them over.

Sparse branches on this fake Christmas tree are gorgeous filled with vintage ornaments

Now I need to get back to decking my halls and trimming more trees and I’ll be back next week to share my Christmas Home Tour!

If you need more Christmas decorating inspiration, don’t miss my Christmas home tour from last year HERE.

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Norwegian Fir Christmas Tree no lights
Norwegian Fir Christmas Tree with lights
Cowhide Rug
Rope Chairs
Preserved Boxwood Wreaths
Mercury Glass Trees
Tablecloths (tree skirts) – HomeGoods

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  1. Your trees are beautiful. Love the vintage ornaments!
    I also love your light fixtures. Would you be willing to share the source?

  2. Your Christmas trees are so pretty and bright, they seem magical. Have a Happy Thanksgiving and eat lots of turkey.

  3. I absolutely love your trees! I’ve searched locally for real trees that are scarce like this and can’t find any! I may spring for one like yours! Happy Thanksgiving!

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