These Christmas tree ribbon ideas will help you achieve a magazine-worthy tree…
Is there anything more fun than decorating your Christmas tree each year? It doesn’t matter the size of home you have. Everyone can have a beautiful tree!
One of the easiest ways to do that is to add ribbon. And whether you wrap it, tuck it, curl it, or cascade it, here are some great tips for creating a gorgeous ribbon-laden Christmas tree that is sure to be a standout.
Here’s a video preview of some of these beautiful ribbon-adorned tree ideas!
33 Christmas Tree Ribbon Ideas
I've gathered 33 amazing Christmas tree ribbon ideas that will help you take your tree to the next level! There are super helpful tutorials to show you exactly how to achieve a magazine-worthy look.
Simply click any of the Christmas tree pictures, or on the "Read More" button below each idea to get all the details! Enjoy!
Yellow for Christmas? Sure! See how I used an unexpected and bright ribbon color to really make a statement on our tree. I used the same shades of yellow throughout the home to create a cohesive theme.
For this tree, I wrapped loops of ribbon around the tree for a ribbon garland effect.
Enjoy a little Christmas cheer with a rainbow tree! We set up this bright and colorful Christmas tree using strips of 2" width ribbon in the kids’ playroom. Doesn't it just make you smile?
Blue, Silver and Gold Tree Decor
By layering ribbon in different sizes and colors, you can give your tree a full, layered appearance that really makes a statement! Tuck the ribbon in here and there, and loop around various branches for the best coverage.
Farmhouse Christmas Tree
A really simple way to add instant dimension and texture to your Christmas tree is to use extra-wide ribbon in different patterns and styles.
Tip: Using a wired ribbon is the easiest way to get your loops to lay the way you want them to (but wire ribbon isn't available for every size of ribbon)!
Traditional Christmas Tree Decor
If you like to decorate with a traditional color scheme for Christmas, this tree is a must-see! Billowy ribbon in a variety of classic colors creates a beautiful display.
Tip: Intersperse elements like pinecones and berries to add texture, dimension and give your tree a more natural look.
Christmas Tree With Corkscrew Curled Ribbon
Learn how to give your ribbon a corkscrew curl look for a super fun and unique way to decorate your tree. You can keep it simple by using one color, or adding several different colors for a completely different look.
Christmas Tree Ribbon Cascade in Red and Gold
Adding layers of ribbon to your tree helps to cover any bare spots. It also adds a lot of volume to the appearance of the tree. You can see how this ribbon is added in more of a cascading, waterfall-type style from the top of the tree to the foot of the tree.
Tips for Adding Ribbon to a Christmas Tree
Learn the trick for getting that magazine-worthy look with cascading ribbon throughout your tree. This simple tip will help you get that look!
Flocked Christmas Tree With Plaid Ribbon
This gorgeous flocked tree uses a variety of ribbons in plaid and classic red for a stunning display. Check out the step-by-step tutorial for decorating a tree.
Black + White Flocked Tree
If you are looking for a more laid back look for your Christmas tree, you may want to check out this black and white flocked tree with gorgeous black velvet ribbon. The ribbon is added around the tree so you can still see and appreciate the handmade ornaments.
Bright and Colorful Christmas Tree
A fun way to decorate your tree with ribbon is to use a collection of ornaments as inspiration. Rhoda from Southern Hospitality used her collection of colorful Shiny Brites with wired ribbons in all of the different ornament colors. It's just stunning!
Christmas Tree with Blush Ribbon
Learn the exact process Virginia from Fynes Designs used to decorate her Christmas tree with ribbon. This gives you that designer look we all love!
How to Decorate a Christmas Tree with Ribbon
Kelley has a great step-by-step tutorial for adding ribbon to your own Christmas tree to create a showstopper! You can follow this same process for any size tree.
Christmas Tree Decorating Hack
Learn all about this Christmas tree decorating hack to make your tree look like it was done by a professional. It's really easy too!
Southern Glam Christmas
Learn how to get that over-the-top Southern glam look by using oversized ribbon on your tree to achieve a soft, billowy effect.
Burlap and Aqua Tree
Brooke from Re-fabbed shares her steps for adding extra wide deco mesh ribbon to a tree vertically. You can mix and match colors, or stick to one for a monochromatic look.
Winter Wonderland Tree
Extra-wide burlap ribbon was used on this full Christmas tree to create a winter wonderland show stopper!
Blue and White Christmas Tree
Have you ever seen a blue Christmas tree? This tree is a unique shade of blue that's decorated with flowing ribbon in buffalo check and velvet. So pretty!
Christmas Bow Tree Topper
One way to really freshen up your tree is to create a new tree topper with flowing strands of ribbon. Use different designs and sizes of ribbon to really make it stand out.
Cascading Ribbon in Gold Mesh
Linda used fun curly strands of warm gold mesh ribbon tucked throughout her tree to give it a warm and whimsical look.
Buffalo Check Ribbon on Tree
Destiny adds some of her favorite elements to her tree like wood, tin and buffalo check! She even snuck in some gorgeous black velvet, giving her tree a cozy cabin feel.
Black and White Whimsical Tree
Create a fun whimsical Christmas tree decorated with ribbon in bold black and white stripes. There are accent ribbon colors in aqua and hot pink for a super fun and quirky look.
Winter Wonderland Christmas Tree
Take a look at this magical winter wonderland tree. The heavily flocked tree is decorated in neutral shades of ribbon for a warm and cozy look.
Modern French Bohemian Christmas Tree
Instead of using wide ribbon, Kathy from Up to Date Interiors used narrow velvet ribbon to compliment the glass ornament balls, This gives a modern bohemian look that is simply stunning.
Create a Colorful Farmhouse Christmas Tree
For a modern farmhouse look, add a neutral ribbon vertically to your tree. You can fill in around the ribbon with your favorite ornaments. This is a great way to add a pop of color to your tree too. You can make the ornaments colorful so they really stand out.
Jennifer used stunning four-inch white velvet ribbon on her tree. It has gold metallic backing which really takes it to the next level. The ribbon was simply weaved up and down the tree, so it didn't have to be cut.
A Pair of Christmas Trees With Fur Ribbon
A clever way to decorate your home for Christmas is to use 2 slim trees, instead of one large one. This definitely makes a statement, especially when you add faux fur ribbon!
Budget Christmas Tree Decor
It's easy to get caught up in Christmas tree envy. But, you don't have to spend a ton of money to have a pretty tree. Check out these budget-friendly decorating tips.
Crisscross Ribbon on a Christmas Tree
Learn how to crisscross ribbon on your Christmas tree for a really unique look to your holiday decor. You can use this technique for any type of ribbon.
Christmas Tree with Rustic Burlap Ribbon
See how to use burlap ribbon to create a beautiful rustic Christmas tree for your living room. Burlap is inexpensive and easy to work with. Plus, it acts as a neutral that you can mix with any color scheme.
Coastal Christmas Ribbon Hack
Follow this easy Christmas ribbon hack to decorate a tree quickly, but still achieve that beautiful look we all love!
Black and White Plaid Ribbon
Use plaid ribbon and wooden bead garland to create a timeless cottage look for your Christmas tree.
Tips and Tricks for Beautiful Christmas Tree Ribbon +VIDEO
If you're looking for a go-to Christmas decorating guru, Michael is your guy. Check out this post with loads of tips and a video to help you tweak your Christmas tree ribbon perfectly!
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