25 Charming Coastal Christmas Trees
Whether you prefer traditional green or daring multicolored tinsel, you’re bound to find your perfect holiday tree.
Silver beads and a snowflake-bedecked starfish top this tree in this Seaside, Florida, home. Gifts wrapped in pretty turquoise and pale blue paper surround the base.
Singer Jack Johnson's holiday features a gift from the sea. He fashioned his family's driftwood tree from what he suspects to be pieces of a water-worn, turquoise deck. Ornaments on the tree are made out of everything from plastic found on the beach, old magazines, wire, and glass.
The main attraction of this California cottage during the holidays is the 9-foot-tall tree in front of one window. It’s covered in seahorse, starfish, and sailboat ornaments, and surrounded by gold-and-blue packages.
A sunny spot in the dining room gives this tree an out-of-the-way but prominent place to shine. The family decorated it with simple silver and blue ornaments, nautical touches, and candy canes.
Position your tree in a spot where it can be admired indoors and out. If the weather isn’t too chilly, like here in West Palm Beach, Florida, you can take your holiday party outside and still maintain a festive atmosphere.
Tip: Add a few rustic lanterns to create a warm poolside glow.
Tip: Place extra bulbs in a bowl for an easy centerpiece.
Tip: Use a bright blue blanket or throw as a tree skirt to complement the tree’s palette.