14 Of The Best Christmas Tree Skirts

Christmas trees are a staple at holiday parties and family gatherings. They add a festive touch to any room, but they also take up a lot of space and can leave lots of unwanted needles littering all over your beautiful floors.

14 Of The Best Christmas Tree Skirts

If you are going for a real Christmas tree, it’s worth getting a Christmas tree skirt, or tree collar to help collect some of this fallout!

Even if you are going for artificial trees, a skirt is still a great way to maximize the Christmas spirit of your tree, especially when they take up so much room in your home! These decorative pieces are great for adding color and texture to your living spaces and allow you to finish off your perfect tree. 

There are plenty of options out there for you to choose from. Some of them are even free or very cheap. The only thing you need to worry about is finding the perfect style for your home. Here are some of our favorite Christmas tree skirt designs.

Why Get A Christmas Tree Skirt?

A Christmas Tree Skirt Is The Perfect Way To Decorate Your Tree This Holiday Season For These Reasons:

1. It’s the perfect place to lay down your presents: traditionally, piles of gifts are laid down under the tree, and what better way to place them than around a gorgeous tree skirt! You can even match it to your gift wrap!

2. A perfect way to get into the holiday spirit: with the right one, a tree skirt can get you into the holiday vibe and maximize your holiday aesthetic. It makes the perfect tree accessory to carry out your festive theme.

From a faux fur trim, burlap skirts, or even a simple white cloth, they are a great way to add to your seasonal decor and tree decorations. 

3. Tidy it up: tired of unsightly wires from your festive lights? A tree skirt can make a great holiday centerpiece and add a bit of luxury whilst covering up any ugly-looking bits. 

4. A place for the kitties- it’s no secret, pets love trees! A cozy tree skirt can be a good way to get them to settle down, stop pesky paw prints, and it could be their new favorite spot making for happier holidays for all. 

Read On For A Gorgeous Collection Of Our Favorite Tree Skirt Ideas!

DIY Laundry Basket Solution

Who knew! You can make an amazing tree skirt with a cheap laundry basket! Simply cut a hole big enough for your tree to be placed through and decorate according to your theme!

This beautiful example is decorated with classic white rope, making a subtle nod to a winter wonderland theme. You could do this in any number of creative ways, and match the color of the rope to your specific needs or festive style!

White Fur Trim

This stunning faux fur skirt is perfect for adding a touch of luxury to your holiday decorations this year. Something in this beautiful shade of white may need a bit of gentle attention to keep clean, but if you follow care instructions, you should be able to keep it in good condition for years to come!

It is adjustable, to suit many tree shapes and sizes, and looks fantastic draped over a real tree or a fake one! 

Crafty Doily Tree Skirt

If you’ve got an itch for some Christmas crafting, this beautiful doily design is the perfect ticket! It’s also easy to customize, so feel free to change the pattern as you see fit. If you’re feeling fancy, you could even use shiny thread to create custom patterns!

This looks exceptionally good in a deep red, or whatever colors you are going for this Christmas. The best part about this DIY project is that you don’t have to go far for supplies! All you need is a few balls of yarn and some time. 

Fabric Scrap Boho Solution

Going for a boho theme this year? Embrace your colorful side with this gorgeous tree skirt pattern. This is especially good for getting rid of fabric scraps, and of course, you can customize this to really tie in to whatever your festive theme is this year!

With a bit of love and time, you can create a tree skirt that you’ll love for years to come! This adorable idea is simple to put together and requires only a few supplies.

You can easily add a little something extra by using different colored fabrics to create a more personal look. It’s a great way to get into the spirit of the holidays without spending a tonne of money. The petal design gives it a unique look and will keep your presents looking dashing under the tree this festive season. 

Fur Blanket Coverup

This cozy and snug-looking base for the tree is a perfect way to decorate your house this year! Pets will love snuggling up on this one,  though be careful any pesky decorations or foliage unsuitable for eating is well out of their reach!

In fact, you could easily DIY this look with a cozy blanket, ideal if you no longer use it or it is stained or has holes in it!

With a bit of DIY know-how and a well-placed cut here and there, you could make a perfect snug-looking blanket base to lay your presents on and cover up any ugly-looking tree stems. 

Cream Pom Pom Design

Feeling fancy? This expensive option is great if you’re feeling really bougie this year and really not in the mood for some crafting this season.

You can easily wash it down after each use, but if you are planning on keeping it around for a while, then it might be worth investing in some cleaning products specifically made for this kind of fabric.

It comes with large pom-pom decorations, a gorgeous-looking cream color, and a dense yarn texture. However, this may get pretty filthy, especially if you are entertaining kids over the holidays so bear this in mind if you are thinking about spending a large amount of money on a tree skirt this year!

Market Produce Wooden Box

How about trying something different this year? A beautifully crafted wooden box would make the ideal tree skirt solution. If you have a real tree, it’s a great way to hide your water bucket and keep any unsightly tree stems out of the way.

This isn’t a great way to display presents but is a good way to give your tree a bit of height. Did we mention it’s great for your budget too? Have a hunt around your local craft stores, groceries or farmers markets for produce boxes that could add a rustic charm to your display this year. 

Rustic Burlap 

On a budget this holiday season, or just looking for a thrifty way to add some rustic charm to your home? This $3 solution involves wrapping up the base of your artificial or real Christmas tree in some burlap material and tying it up with thick twine. This would also work well with some ribbon to match your festive theme. 

Luxury Faux Fur With Ginger Bread

Take inspiration from this luxury faux fur trim and line it with some stunning gingerbread house ornaments. This creates a larger scene and display for your holiday season and makes your tree look even grander!

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Of course, you can choose any number of decorations or themes to suit your preferences. 

Royal Blue Crochet Tree Skirt

This boho Christmas tree skirt is the perfect way to inject some color into your tree display this year. We’re sure your friends and family will be impressed by how unique and stylish your tree looks this year.

It looks like a beautiful piece of art and is a great way to show off your artistic side and transform your tree into a statement piece. 

This is also a good way to get away from white and cream which can easily pick up dirt and debris from the floor. 

Cottage Core Ruffles

This cottage core ruffled tree skirt is a great way to place some more feminine elements into your Christmas decorating scheme. The ruffle adds an extra touch of elegance and style to your tree, making it feel more sophisticated than other options available.

If you want to create a truly unique tree skirt, then why not try a DIY option. All you need is some old bedsheets, a sewing machine, and some fabric glue. You’ll be surprised at how easy it is to make your own tree skirt. 

Bushel Basket Solution

Another classic solution, this wine barrel style basket is a great way to hide your tree stem. It’s also a super easy DIY solution. Simply cut a hole in a bushel basket, place it in your tree and decorate it with pine cones, berries, or whatever else you prefer. 

Blush Pink Fabric Skirt

This luxury blush pink skirt is a great way to add some sparkle and shine into your home this festive season. Match this with some golden accents throughout your tree and home to really elevate the drama. 

Luxe Gold Pom Pom Tree Skirt

Speaking of gold, why hold back at Christmas? This stunning piece is a real mind-blower of a tree skirt. With luxury detailing, golden thread, and even gold pom poms, this one makes its mark! What a great way to round off the selection!

Final Thoughts

As you can see, there are many ways to dress up your tree this year, and add the perfect finishing touch to your tree.

Whether you opt for a traditional or more modern approach, you’ll find plenty of ideas here that you can use as inspiration. From DIY solutions to expensive and luxury solutions, there’s something for every type of festive celebration. 

What do you think? Which one is your favorite tree skirt idea? Let us know in the comment below! We’d love to hear your thoughts.

Ida Oliveira