A couple of years ago, I decided on the "all red with touches of green" tree. Is it bad that we theme our trees? Well, that was all fine and dandy, but it started to seem too fancy to me. I keep it in a pretty casual room, and my love for naturals started to get jealous.
My tree is perhaps the one thing that doesn't get much attention at Christmas. Trust me on this one...I've seen some of your trees. I decided what better way to naturalize a tree than to add some burlap? I bought three yards of it for a total of $3.28. I cut it into rather large strips and tucked it in there.
I think it ended up being a nice blend of Christmas glitz with a touch of earthiness to scale it down a notch. Boy, I'm making up words left and right today, huh?