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Best Small Christmas Tree Ideas for a Small Space

Whether you just downsized or you've lived in a small space for years, this roundup of mini Christmas tree ideas has a little something for everyone!

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Mini Majestic Fir Tree with Clear Lights

Keep it traditional, even in the smallest of spaces, with this pre-lit tabletop tree. The gold cloth-bag base is the perfect elegant touch.

One reviewer said: “This tree is perfect and looks just like the picture. I did, however, add a 50 count strand of lights because I like a lot of lights on my trees. I have it on the window ledge in my apartment and it is exactly what I was looking for!”

Adding simple clear lights can help make the tree even more cozy and festive. Here is a basic guide of how to put lights on a Christmas tree.

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Wall-Mounted Christmas Tree

This enchanting tree can be displayed outdoors, but we think it’s an attractive option for anyone with limited space for a Christmas tree. One clever feature of this wall-mounted tree is the energy-efficient timer. Think of the possibilities! Kids, you have to go to bed when the tree lights go out or lights-out means the party is over! This is sure to add a glow to any home. Speaking of glow, check out these stunning Christmas light displays you have to see.

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Pre-Lit Artificial Half Christmas Tree

This small Christmas tree idea is great for saving space while still having the feel of a full-size tree. This half-tree design features lifelike branches and boughs, featuring 552 branch tips and 150 pre-lit white LED lights. If you are unsure of whether to go with a real vs fake Christmas tree, consider the pros and cons of each first.

“I loved everything about this tree,” says an Amazon reviewer. “I bought the 7 foot and you would never be able to tell it is a half of a tree, it looks so full and I actually tell folks it is a half of a tree [because] they cannot tell. I have it anchored to [the] wall with a little screw and wire in one spot near the middle for additional support. This is a great tree I love it, and my dad does as well. Perfect for a smaller room or space.”

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Bottle Brush Christmas Tree Collection

Create a snowy forest to serve as your Christmas backdrop. These small white trees with wooden bases offer a vintage look that’s stylish, minimal and festive. For more ideas in this style, check out these awesome vintage Christmas decorations.

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Mini Christmas Tree Decor

This tiny tree is brimming with festive ornaments! At just 18 in. tall, it’s the perfect tabletop centerpiece, featuring 20 warm white LED lights to softly light the room.

One reviewer said: “Love this mini Christmas tree! We don’t have enough space for a big tree and this one is just right for us! The light is warm and the decorations are lovely.”

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Pink Ceramic Christmas Tree

Lighted ceramic Christmas trees are back in a big way! Everyone’s grandma had one of these and now they’re showing up again as on-trend Christmas decor. Plus, since pink trees are also having a moment, this is the year to get one. This mini tree is 11-in. tall and has a 5-ft. power cord.

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Pine Cone Christmas Tree

This classic, small Christmas tree features pine cones and a burlap base. Despite its small size, the tree looks very realistic. One happy reviewer wrote:

“This little tree is absolutely perfect for our downsized Christmas display this year. The base is sturdy and heavy; the burlap covering is traditional and innocuous. The tree itself was fun to ‘fluff out.'”

Once you have your tree, build all your own holiday decor right at home! Get started by taking a look at these 10 tutorials for DIYing Christmas decorations to dress up your home inside and out.

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6 Foot White Iridescent Tinsel Tree

One of the best hacks for working with a small space is going up, not out! So while you can’t go for a fat tree, perhaps you can go for a tall one like this gorgeous tree. It’s slim, sleek and will look perfect tucked in a corner in your living room. The tinsel look is a fun way to shake things up. We’re also intrigued by these nontraditional colored Christmas trees.

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Snow Flocked Christmas Tree Set

How endearing is this trio of tiny trees? The dainty trees in varying sizes feature string lights situated on artificial pine branches, silver powder, and a wooden base.

“I used these as part of a rustic centerpiece throughout the Christmas holiday. They really look great! I will be using this every year!” says an Amazon reviewer.

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Wall-Hung Christmas Tree Backdrop

We love the idea of a Christmas tree that saves floor space at Christmastime and storage space the rest of the year. The classic design makes for a lovely backdrop for family photos.

Wondering how to decorate for Christmas? We’re here to help you deck the halls—while staying true to your budget and style.

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Alexa Erickson
Alexa is an experienced lifestyle and news writer, currently working with Reader's Digest, Shape Magazine and various other publications. She loves writing about her travels, health, wellness, home decor, food and drink, fashion, beauty and scientific news. Follow her traveling adventures on Instagram: @living_by_lex, send her a message: [email protected] and check out her website:

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