Natural Modern Flocked Christmas Tree

I was thrilled to have been asked to participate in the 6th Annual – My Home Style blog hop: Christmas Tree Edition!  Learn how simple it is to create a Natural Modern Flocked Christmas tree for your home.

Natural Modern Flocked Christmas Tree

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And a huge thank you to Stephanie from Casa Watkins Living for hosting this incredible Home Style Blog Hop for 6 years now and welcome if you are here from Julia’s blog, Cuckoo4Design!  Each day this week, six different bloggers are sharing their take on a holiday tree. Read to the end of the post for the full week’s lineup!

Modern Flocked Christmas Tree

And be sure to check out my trees from the last two years : a Modern Colorful Christmas Tree (which was featured in December 2019’s edition of HGTV Magazine!!! ) and a Nature Inspired Monochromatic Tree.

Christmas Trees

What colors look best on a Flocked Christmas Tree?

I did a little playing around with my new Flocked Tree before settling on the colors I intended to use to decorate it. At first, I was going to use quite a few light colors like peach and cream and white. But when using a Flocked Tree, it’s important to use more bold colors so that they will show up against the white flocking.

For my tree this year, I used black ornaments. I also spray painted gray some twine balls I had on hand. Also I added in black and white ribbon, magnolia flowers + leaves, faux oranges and dried orange slices. Be sure to check out my post for how to dry orange slices for decoration.

Oranges, Black and White Ornaments

Here is the tree, ribbon, ornaments and flowers I used on this tree!

Dried Orange Slice ornament

Flocked Christmas Tree Decorated 

This year I was inspired by an image I ran across of the most lovely table setting. It had white plates, black candles with tall skinny candlesticks. And in the center of the table with a huge flower arrangement with big white Magnolia flowers, draping deep purple/black grapes and a few small oranges places here and there.

It was so elegant and striking and moody and I knew immediately I wanted to pull many elements from that image into my tree this year. The skinny candles inspired me to try a Slim Tree and all the white flowers in the bouquet made me decide to try a flocked tree. I thought about incorporating grapes into my tree… but since I choose to do a skinny tree, it was already a challenge to fit the ornaments I wanted on there, ha.

So, if you are inspired to create a tree similar to this… please add a few gorgeous draping grapes to yours!!

Flocked Christmas Tree

I started my tree placing the largest items first. I put three lovely white magnolia flowers on the top, middle and bottom.

Magnolia Flower on Christmas tree

Next, I added in some of the smaller elements, like these adorable faux oranges and their greenery.

Faux Orange on a Christmas Tree

This is the first I have ever owned that was prelit and I’ve got to say, it was pretty amazing! I just plugged him in and he was ready to shine.

I found the most wonderful white with black felted polka dot tree skirt, but in the end since this tree is in our dining room felt like the tree skirt would compete with my diamond wall. So, I placed the tree in a gray basket I already had sitting around. Win win.

Natural Christmas Tree

Natural Modern Flocked Christmas Tree

I love how the flocking added another layer of texture to the tree. I mixed in a nice wide ribbon to help break up the tree a bit. And I love how the dried orange slices glow with a light behind them.

Natural Modern Flocked Christmas Tree

Nighttime Flocked Christmas Tree

And as the lights start to dim, this natural flocked tree looks just as wonderful as it does in the daytime!

Night Time Flocked Christmas Tree

The combination of black, white, green and orange is so refreshing for the holidays.

Closeup of Black and Orange ornaments
Flocked Christmas Tree with orange slices

Now be sure to hop over to check out the next bloggers, Lolly and Jane’s Pink + White Christmas tree!

And check out the other incredible trees from the rest of the days this week…

Monday: 

Casa Watkins Living // Up To Date Interiors // Taryn Whiteaker Designs // Cherished Bliss // Thou Swell // Cassie Bustamante

Tuesday:

The DIY Mommy // PMQ for Two // Jeweled Interiors // Kate Decorates // Banyan Bridges // Making Home Base

Wednesday:

Monica Wants It // House of Hipsters // Cuckoo 4 Design // Delineate Your Dwelling // Lolly Lane // Mango Manor

Thursday:

Two Twenty One // Lemon Thistle // Iris Nacole // Au Petite Salon  // Whispering Pines Homestead

Friday:

The Handmade Home // Our Fifth House // Tag & Tibby // Daly Digs // House Homemade // Love Your Abode

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10 thoughts on “Natural Modern Flocked Christmas Tree

    1. Thank you, Cassie. It’s added such cheer to our dining room. And I have been loving adding dried oranges to every room for the holidays! Great minds for sure! 😉

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