SECTIONS
What would you like to know?
Share this Story
List View
On
Off

15 ways to display Christmas ornaments beyond the tree

Nadine Avola

by

Beauty

Nadine is a film/TV actress, appearing in the new Vacation movie this summer. She's also been in Sydney White, Guiding Light, and Game On — an Italian Disney TV series.

#1/16:

Tree-less holiday ornament decor ideas

#1/16:

Tree-less holiday ornament decor ideas

Got a ton of ornaments but no tree to hang them on? There are other gorgeous ways to display them.

Originally published December 2015. Updated November 2016.

#3/16:

Let it snow

#3/16:

Let it snow

These crystal ornaments tied with red ribbons are as sweet as falling snow.

#4/16:

Dangle over dinner

#4/16:

Dangle over dinner

Katie at Bower Power decorated her dining table's light fixture with the shiniest of silver ornaments.

#5/16:

Frame a tree

#5/16:

Frame a tree

Still want a tree? Make your own tree-shaped frame to hang your most prized ornaments.

#6/16:

Gild your mantel

#6/16:

Gild your mantel

Your mantel can hold more than just stockings — try draping ornaments over the edge for added decor.

#7/16:

Make an advent calendar

#7/16:

Make an advent calendar

Make your own advent calendar with your favorite ornaments and cherish them every day in December.

#8/16:

Adorn an invisible tree

#8/16:

Adorn an invisible tree

Megan shows you how to create a floating Christmas tree that will awe your guests.

#9/16:

Festoon a window frame

#9/16:

Festoon a window frame

Antique window frames are really popular right now — if you have them, use them to host your shiny ornaments.

#10/16:

Ornament a shadow box

#10/16:

Ornament a shadow box

Or, build them their very own special place to hang, like this shadow box.

#11/16:

Deck the shower

#11/16:

Deck the shower

You can hang them from the shower rings too... but, you'll only be allowed to sing Chrismas carols in the shower.

#12/16:

Hang them from a ladder

#12/16:

Hang them from a ladder

The rungs on a ladder provide the perfect place to display your ornaments!

#13/16:

DIY a pallet Christmas tree

#13/16:

DIY a pallet Christmas tree

Redhead Can Decorate's blog shows you exactly how to turn a pallet into a gorgeously adorned tree.

#14/16:

Dress up some candlesticks

#14/16:

Dress up some candlesticks

Little ornaments look so perfect nestled in candlesticks, it's hard to believe they aren't meant to be there.

#15/16:

Showcase them in a vase

#15/16:

Showcase them in a vase

Round ornaments look right at home in a vase with pinecones and some garland.

#16/16:

Pop them in a Mason jar

#16/16:

Pop them in a Mason jar

Add a little country chic to your display by gently placing glass ornaments in a vintage-looking jar.

Close

And you'll see personalized content just for you whenever you click the My Feed .

SheKnows is making some changes!