25 best Christmas tree ribbon ideas, easy decorating hacks, beautiful color schemes & material choices in traditional, modern, vintage & farmhouse styles.
If you have seen our 42 favorite Christmas tree decorating ideas, you may have noticed some creative use of ribbons. Using ribbons can elevate the ordinary to the extraordinary, making even a simple tree look spectacular.
Ribbons, with their endless patterns and colors, aren’t just about wrapping gifts. They’re a secret magic wand in making your Christmas tree the centerpiece of your holiday decor!
One of the many benefits of using ribbons is the ease and speed with which they can transform your tree. Instead of laboriously hanging individual ornaments one by one, a well-chosen ribbon can be wrapped or draped around the tree in a minutes, immediately adding layers of texture and color. This also makes decorating with ribbons really budget-friendly.
Ribbons excel in creating a cohesive look for your tree. They act as a unifying element, seamlessly tying together many ornaments and themes, whether you choose a monochrome, vintage, or eclectic style. Let’s explore 25 inspiring examples –
Farmhouse snow flocked Christmas tree ribbon idea
Imagine a snow-flocked farmhouse Christmas tree glittering with shimmering white ornaments, frosted red berry picks, all adorned with a candy cane ribbon spiraling down in a graceful waterfall pattern. This style is a nod to the classics with a fresh twist! Via Ella Claire
Boho glam Christmas tree with ribbons and flowers
The underlying base of Monica’s stunning Christmas tree is the four different types of metallic ribbons she weaved through the tree, and an artistic collection of silver and gold poinsettia flowers and ornaments. Via Monica Wants It
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Decorate a Christmas tree with classic red and white ribbon in waterfall pattern
Modern glam Christmas tree decorating with gold ribbons
Blue and green ribbon Christmas tree ideas
Elegant Christmas tree decorating ideas with ribbon bows
Classic Christmas tree ribbon decorating ideas
Black and white stripe ribbons on a sparkly Christmas tree
Happy red and white Christmas tree with burlap ribbons
Decorate a stunning Christmas tree with green ribbon and gold ornaments
Playful Christmas tree decorated with red ribbons and painted signs
Vintage inspired Christmas tree decorated with plaid ribbon
Coastal style Christmas tree with burlap ribbons
Rainbow Christmas tree with gold glitter ribbon garland
Gold mesh ribbon wrapping around a Christmas tree
Black and white ribbon ideas for a modern Christmas tree
Modern black and white ribbon decorated Christmas tree
Boho Christmas tree with pink waterfall ribbons
Fluffy feather garland: a ribbon alternative
Instead of conventional ribbons, Lucy at Craftberry Bush used a fluffy feather garland to wrap around this black and white Christmas tree with touches of gold. The look is modern elegant and oh-so luxurious.
Cozy neutral farmhouse Christmas tree ribbon ideas
Karianne at Thistlewood Farms decorated her Christmas tree in all its farmhouse glory with printed ribbons and mostly handmade ornaments from snowflakes to mini chalkboard signs all in cozy neutral colors.
Vintage inspired Christmas tree ribbon ideas
DIY sheet music bunting ribbon alternative
If you love nostalgic, old fashioned Christmas trees with lots of homemade ornaments, you’re going to love this tree with clip-on candle lights followed by the striped mini Christmas stockings, glass ornaments and the sheet music bunting. Via Sincerely Marie Designs
Ribbons can be vibrant, whimsical, natural, or sophisticated. Whatever the theme of your Christmas home decorating this year, there’s a ribbon out there that fits just perfectly!
Happy decorating! See you soon!