No Room for a Tree? 10 DIY Modern Holiday Alternatives

There are lots of reasons why, even if you celebrate and decorate for Christmas, you might be considering forgoing a tree this year. A small apartment or big travel plans are two common ones, but perhaps you are simply ready to try something a bit more out of the ordinary. We scoured our archives and the web for alternatives to the traditional tree for all of the holiday decor rebels out there and found plenty to choose from...

Rustic and charming: Ingrid's Wood & Wood Stool Tree
A bookshelf tree for those with very sparse bookshelves (not sure that exists!).
Martha & Tom have a fantastic how-to post on their wooden tree DIY.
Another reader project: Michael's Musical Christmas Tree
A Post-it-Notes tree from Living Etc.
How about a projected image like the one at the Danish Embassy?
A printout to use to deck the halls walls from HP.
A horizontal version that fits on a windowsill from Bo Bedre via Emma's Design Blogg