Take a holiday design cue from decorating editor Lindsey Ellis Beatty and trim a fabulously festive tree based on the colors of your own room, not Santa's coat.
Photo: Laurey W. Glenn
The trick to keeping this graphic look punchy, not ho-hum, is choosing the right shade of green. "This crisp apple hue pops perfectly—anything darker or lighter would fade into the tree," Lindsey says. To keep the holiday look fresh and bright, she chose all-white ornaments for their modern feel and bold contrast. A playful paper lantern tops the tree, and the trailing garland and ribbons echo the colors of the rug's chevron stripes.
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