Winter Wonderland Christmas Tree with Swarovski Snowflake Ornaments

For the first time, my collection of Swarovski snowflake ornaments are being displayed on a Christmas tree rather than on the wood tree that I usually use to display them.

Flocked Christmas tree decorated with a snowflake theme

I’m sharing my snowflake themed tree with a talented group of blogging friends who are also sharing their Christmas trees for the 4th Annual Christmas Tree Decor Blog hop hosted by Michelle of Our Crafty Mom.

You’ll find links to all of the Christmas trees shared today at the end of this post.

Winter Wonderland Christmas Tree with Swarovski Snowflake Ornaments

My husband has given me a Swarovski snowflake ornament every year since 1994.

I usually display these snowflakes on the music cabinet to the left of our fireplace but this year decided that these special ornaments deserved their own tree.

Flocked Christmas tree decorated with a snowflake theme

Check out this post to see how I’ve displayed these ornaments every year until 2020.

This year I treated myself to a new Christmas tree, purchased especially for my Swarovski crystal snowflake ornaments. I went with a flocked tree because I thought that the snowflakes would look great hanging on it.

Flocked Christmas tree decorated with a snowflake theme

To coordinate with my Swarovki snowflake ornaments, on my tree I also used off-white ribbon edged with gold; dozens of white plastic snowflakes; silver balls; and white berry branches.

Flocked Christmas tree decorated with a snowflake theme

The white snowflakes are from Hobby Lobby as is the ribbon, and the white berry branches.

Snowflake Themed Christmas Tree

I’m not sure that the white snowflakes are supposed to be ornaments but they worked perfectly to decorate my tree.

I used floral wire to attach them to the tree.

White snowflake on a flocked Christmas Tree

Swarovski Snowflake Ornaments

I placed my newest snowflake for 2020 at the top of the tree.

2020 Swarovski snowflake ornament on a tree decorated with a snowflake theme

Mr. SP gave me my first Swarovski ornament the year we were married, 1994.

For years the ornament ribbon was blue and in recent years it changed to white.

2018 Swarovski crystal snowflake ornament on a Christmas tree decorated with a snowflake theme
2018 Ornament

I prefer the blue ribbon over the white.

Each year the snowflake has a different design.

The crystal snowflakes refract light and make rainbows all over my living room. It is magical!

This is my first time adding berry branches to my Christmas tree and I love the look.

I already had many of the branches that I used because I used them for last year’s Walking in a Winter Wonderland mantel.

2010 Swarovski crystal snowflake ornament on a flocked Christmas tree

Each year when I unbox these ornaments, I think of the year and what made it special or challenging.

1998 Swarovski snowflake ornament on a tree decorated with a snowflake theme

My tradition is to leave my Swarovski snowflake ornaments out until March. When Christmas is over, I’ll transfer them to the wood tree that I usually use so that I can enjoy these beautiful ornaments all winter.

Snowflake Themed Tree at Night

I love how this tree looks at night and because it is in our formal living room on the front side of our house, our neighbors can see it as they drive or walk past our home.

Winter Wonderland Christmas Tree with Swarovski Snowflake Ornaments at night

Along with buying a new tree this year, I also bought a new tree skirt. I love this white fur tree skirt and it was very reasonably priced.

Winter Wonderland Christmas Tree with Swarovski Snowflake Ornaments at night

It was an investment to buy a new Christmas tree but I have zero regrets. We now have three trees in our home and I love it!

Winter Wonderland Snowflake Christmas Tree
Christmas Tree Decor Blog Hop
Christmas tree graphic

Welcome To The Fourth Annual Christmas Tree Decor Blog Hop

Be sure to visit all the participating bloggers below for gorgeous holiday decorating ideas for your Christmas tree. 

Christmas tree blog hop

Our Crafty Mom // Sustain My Craft Habit // Red Cottage Chronicles // Celebrate and Decorate Christmas tree decor blog hop collageJenron Designs //  2 Bees In A Pod // Virginia Sweet Pea // From House To HomeChristmas Tree CollageTribe of Burton // Across the Boulevard // Intelligent Domestications // Simply Beautiful By AngelaChristmas Tree DecorModern on Monticello // Redneck Rhapsody // Purple Hues and Me // My Pinterventures

Christmas tree hop

Zucchini Sisters // One Thousand Oaks // Raggedy Bits // Southern Yankee DIY // Oh Fiddle Dee Dee

Christmas tree hop

My Sweet Home Living // Pretty DIY Home // Michelle James Designs // Daily DIY Life

Christmas tree collage of four

Happily Ever After, etc. // Kippi at Home // Simple Nature Decor // Design Morsels


  1. Oh my gosh! Your tree is so pretty and I love that your husband gave you each of those snowflakes. It must be so pretty in that room when the light hits all those crystals.

  2. Your tree is stunning. The white with the crystal looks so crisp. It looks like something right out of a window in New York City and I love that it has all the ornaments you’ve collected over the years. Happy to be hopping with you today. I enjoy reading your blog and hearing about your journey. Your are very inspiring.

  3. Such a beautiful collection of Swarovski ornaments. I had an all white and iridescent Christmas tree for 35 years until I started blogging. The bright white look with the sparkling clear ornaments is still my very favorite. I love your tree very much.

  4. What an absolutely gorgeous tree with all that white snow, snowflakes, ribbon and best of all, the Swarovski crystal snowflakes!!! With the warn lights, it just is so regal looking and says it’s gonna be a special Christmas!!! Enjoy!!

  5. Oh Paula, your winter wonderland tree is breathtaking! Your new flocked tree was well worth the splurge! It’s the perfect backdrop for your lovely and sentimental crystal snowflake ornaments. The plastic snowflakes, white ribbon and white berries tie it all together beautifully. It looks like Sherman approves! Pinned 🙂

  6. What a beautiful frosty tree. Reminds me of the ice after the snow in Virginia. If anyone duplicates this awesome look, you can put clear glitter glue on the other snowflakes so the light reflects off of them.
    Wishing you a wonderful Thanksgiving and the best of health Paula.

  7. Christmas is all about traditions and what a wonderful tradition you have, it’s so special. And those ornaments are definitely deserving of their own magical tree!

  8. I love your tree, I think great minds think alike as we were both Walking In a Winter Wonderland this year! I am totally feeling you on the crisp beauty of all an all white tree, and yours it beautiful!

  9. Paula, Your tree is amazing! This was certainly the perfect tree to showcase your beautiful snowflakes! What a wonderful collection of gorgeous ornaments you have, and how lovely you have displayed them! Wishing you a lovely Thanksgiving!

  10. Paula, Your tree is nothing short of breathtaking!! I especially love the memories behind the tree. Sharing your collection of Swarovski snowflakes makes it that much more beautiful! Thank you for sharing with us!

  11. Your tree is beautiful! What a special treasure to have all of those Swaroski ornaments along with the memories I’m sure each one brings. The addition of the white snowflakes was a great idea.

  12. Wow! This tree is a showstopper! It’s gorgeous in the day but positively GLOWS at night. Just a beautiful spot for your ornaments. And I cannot stop thinking about how wonderful a tradition it is to get one every year. What a wonderful reminder of all you’ve been through in your marriage. Just love it!

  13. This is so gorgeous! I love that he gives you the new ornament each year. That is such a great tradition that you have. They look so great on the tree. The whole thing looks amazing. Merry Christmas!

  14. Your tree is beyond beautiful, Paula! Wow! It is so frosty with all the snowflakes and I have to say, those Swarovski ornaments are the icing on the cake! I have never heard of them, but your husband’s tradition of giving you one every Christmas is so thoughtful! It has paid off as your tree is gorgeous! Thank you for sharing!


    Tee @ Teediddlydee

  15. Your tree is beyond beautiful! I love your Swarovski ornament tradition. The tree you selected is perfect to show them all off. I am certain when the light shines through those crystals, it’s beautiful in the room. So magical. Merry Christmas!

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