Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree! See How Celebs Are Decorating Their Evergreens at Home

Joanna Gaines, Kourtney Kardashian, Kylie Jenner and more stars trim their trees on Instagram

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Christina Milian Milian/Instagram
Christina Milian/Instagram

The singer shared two "#thenandnow" photos of herself at Christmastime. The first was her as a child in front of the Christmas tree, while the second (above) pictured her wearing a red dress, sitting in front of her current evergreen, which is decorated in white lights and simple ornaments. "Just a little girl w/ big dreams and a wild imagination," Milian captioned her photos. "(Swipe Left) Not a lot has changed. Merry Almost Christmas."

02 of 26

Caitlyn Jenner

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Jenner and her bestie Sophia Hutchins decorated a "sentimental" evergreen this year with ornaments that were gifted to Hutchins by her grandmother, including trains, cars, and Santa Clauses.

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Cary Deuber

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The Real Housewives of Dallas star set up a tall, skinny evergreen in the living room of her newly renovated home. The tree appears to be decorated from head to toe with gold ball ornaments and a few uniquely shaped ones.

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Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi

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The married couple went simple with their living room tree this year, decorating it with yellow lights and no ornaments. "Getting ready for our viewing party for my wife's brilliant Netflix special Relatable!!!" de Rossi captioned their selfie in front of the evergreen. "Check it out!! #relatable#netflixstandup."

05 of 26

Ariana Grande

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After a topsy turvy year, the "Thank U, Next" singer shared a photo of her tree, which keeps in theme with the upside-down artistry surrounding her fourth studio album Sweetner. When asked about the tree—which is adorned in white lights and silver ornaments with a pile of presents at its base (or in this case, its top)— she told TMZ photographers, "sometimes life just be upside down."

06 of 26

Britney Spears

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"I just got my tree up today," the singer said in a video on Instagram Wednesday as her fully-decorated evergreen's lights flashed in the background. "I am so excited because 2018 was such a great year for me and I cannot thank my fans enough for all of their love and support and I've been working really hard for my new show and I can't wait to see you guys very very soon. Merry Christmas."

07 of 26

Maria Sharapova

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The former tennis pro decked out her minimal tree in pine cones, red ball ornaments, and a few stuffed owls sitting in its branches.

08 of 26

Neil Patrick Harris

Neil Patrick Harris/Instagram

After hosting a holiday gift exchange at his brownstone, the How I Met Your Mother alum shared a photo of his loved ones surrounding his tall Christmas tree, decorated in white lights, gold tinsel, and festive ornaments (including a few owls and skulls). "I'm just so grateful for all of the wonderful people in my life. More details and images soon," he wrote. "(I have to hydrate and heal my hurting head), but here's a pic just as the game was about to begin!"

09 of 26

Joanna Gaines

Joanna Gaines/Instagram

The former Fixer Upper star, 40, shared a photo of her 13-foot trimmed tree, and explained the ritual that has become a centerpiece of the holidays for her kids Drake, 13, Ella, 12, Duke, 9 and Emmie, 8. (She and husband Chip welcomed their fifth child, Crew, in June.)

"Every holiday season, I get Chip and the kids an ornament that goes along with a memory from that year. I write their name and the date on the bottom, so as they get older, each one of them has a little collection that's all their own," she wrote of the tradition, which was started by Chip's mom.

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Bethenny Frankel Frankel/Instagram
Bethenny Frankel/Instagram

The Real Housewives of New York City star posed in front of her bright pink tree with glittery ornaments (including one large silver 'B', a pair of ice skates, and a cheeseburger), which is complimented by a furry, white tree skirt. "It's beginning to look a lot like bubble gum…" she captioned the photo.

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Kylie Jenner

Kylie Jenner Instagram

"Gold is the theme this year," the makeup mogul, 21, captioned a video of her shimmering 20-foot tree standing tall in the entryway of her home as Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas Is You" played in the background. She added, "Thank you @jeffleatham and team for never failing to make Christmas magic happen," giving a nod to the Four Seasons creative director who outfits several Kardashian-Jenner homes for the holidays.

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Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez

Jennifer Lopez/Instagram

The couple decorated the extra-large evergreen in their Miami home with a little help from their blended family. Lopez's 10-year-old twins Maximilian "Max" David and Emme Maribel, whom she shares with ex Marc Anthony, and Rodriguez's daughters, Ella, 10, and Natasha, 14, lent a helping hand to put red roses and ball ornaments on the Christmas tree.

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Kourtney Kardashian

Kourtney Kardashian/Instagram

The mom of three showed off her five Christmas trees on her Instagram Story and asked her followers to weigh in on the color scheme of the trimmings, asking "with or without the red?" referring to the bright ball ornaments on the tree pictured. Her decor also includes two polar bear statues (like her mom, Kris Jenner's!) and a massive pile of presents.

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Nicole Kidman

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The Big Little Lies star shared a photo of her cat hiding out on the leafy gold tree skirt underneath her tree, which is decorated with colored lights and bright ornaments. "Paws for Reflection," she captioned the picture.

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Cheryl Burke and Matthew Lawrence


The Dancing with the Stars competitor and her actor fiance snapped a sweet shot in front of their tree, which is topped with a large bow. "Feeling festive," Burke captioned the photo.

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Jana Kramer


The country star, her 2-year-old daughter, Jolie, and baby boy, Jace, (born November 29) posed in front of their faux-frosted Christmas tree, decorated with pine cones and metallic ball ornaments. "It's a Christmas miracle ! I figured out the wrap," she writes of her new baby-wearing skill.

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Tarek El Moussa

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For his first Christmas as a single dad, the Flip or Flop star went all-out in decorating his new home in Costa Mesa, California, with his daughter Taylor, 8, and son Brayden, 3, whom he shares with his ex Christina El Moussa. For his tree, which he says is the centerpiece of his holiday decor, he and his family opted for primarily gray, blue and metallic ornaments to compliment his vision of "Christmas with a modern touch."

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Anna Camp


The Pitch Perfect actress used her tree selfie to send a message to fans. "Christmas is coming!!!! Just want to thank all of you guys for supporting me and I'm wishing you the best holiday season xo Anna," she captioned the photo where she posed in front of the tree decorated with colored lights, butterfies and birds.

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The singer had a little help when decorating her evergreen. "She's Up!" Madonna captioned a photo of her daughter, Estere, 6, placing a white and red ball on a bottom branch. The pop icon's tree is also decorated with cute porcupine ornaments and bright red stars.

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Mariska Hargitay

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"Just getting started…." the The Law & Order: SVU actress captioned a close-up photo of her trimmed tree, which is ornamented in white lights and colorful decorations, including a nutcracker and Santa Claus.

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Busy Philipps

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After transforming her home into a winter wonderland, the host of Busy Tonight shared a photo of the finishing touches to her holiday decor: her elf on the shelf dolls. "They're BAAAACCCCCCKKKKKKK," she captioned a close-up photo of them hiding in her evergreen, which is also decorated with a banner that reads "Merry Christmas."

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Jodie Sweetin Sweetin/Instagram
Jodie Sweetin Instagram

The Fuller House actress, who stars in the Hallmark movie Entertaining Christmas, snapped a selfie in front of her tree decked out in snowflakes, princesses, candy canes and hearts. She sipped a cup of coffee while doing radio interviews in her pajamas, she revealed.

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Kelly Ripa

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The Live! With Kelly and Ryan host shared a photo of her classic, fully-ornamented tree, topped with a bright shining star. "She's here," she captioned the photo.

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Maddie Ziegler

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The former Dance Moms star welcomed the holiday season with friends in front of a massive Christmas tree and a staircase wrapped in garland. "It's that time of year," she wrote.

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Kelsea Ballerini and Morgan Evans

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The married country stars decked out their evergreen together with lights and ornaments like a white heart and a snowflake. Ballerini also put the star on top of the tree while sitting on Evans's shoulders. "The tree is up and it's my favorite time of year," Ballerini wrote on a video she posted of the pair.

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Selma Blair

Selma Blair Instagram

The actress's son Arthur, 7, has his "own size tree," in their house, which he decorated with beads, ornaments and colorful lights before turning to place a star on his mom's head. "He loved remembering where each ornament came from and from whom," she captioned a photo of the pair in front of Arthur's personal tree. "I want it all year round #littletree. Jew ish."

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