I like the NOEL including the clock. It's the proximity of the mantel to the tree, though, that pulls off the impact. I did it with Red and Black and used a round chalkboard for the O and added a star chalkboard for accent with the year.
Why keep it at Christmas for this Ladder Christmas Tree? I'm a sucker for ladder-inspired decor, and this is a beautiful example. They've found a tall, narrow vintage ladder, and the added lights echo the Christmas tree shape and add a modern flair.
Inspirational picture of how you can decorate your living room this Christmas. Bring out the blankets, light the fireplace (or just a lot of candles), and gather your family and friends for a round of your favourite board game !