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27 of the Best Red and Gold Christmas Tree Ideas [2021]

Red and gold are two of my favorite colors to pair during the holiday season because they beautifully balance looking elegant and festive. The warmth of red and gold can really light up a home with holiday cheer.

I especially love using them on my Christmas tree! To inspire you to do the same, below I have included 27 of the best red and gold Christmas tree ideas.

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Red Christmas Trees

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If you plan on accenting your home with red and gold decorations, consider buying a red Christmas tree! It will look wonderful when paired with your other red and gold decor, and absolutely stunning strung up with gold decorations.

Below are the best red artificial trees you can buy online.

Red Tinsel Tree

I’m a huge fan of tinsel trees because I love shiny decorations. If you’re also a fan of tinsel, consider this National Tree Company Red Tinsel Tree. It’s bright red color and shiny branches are fun and festive. With a pencil-thin shape, it fits perfectly into compact spaces.

    National Tree Company Artificial Christmas Tree, Red Tinsel - 6 ft

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    A new take on the vintage aluminum Christmas tree. With 520 red branch tips, this decorative tree is sure to add a pop of sparkle to your home, indoor or covered outdoor locations.

Pre-Decorated Red Tinsel Tree

If you are looking for a hassle-free tinsel tree, you will love this Wellwood 6 ft Tinsel Christmas Tree With Ornaments. Since it’s easy to set up and pre-decorated with ornaments you don’t have to worry about anything except for adding some gold accents. Try adding yellow lights, gold garlands, and a golden tree topper for a gorgeous red and gold look.

    Wellwood 6 ft Tinsel Christmas Tree with Ornament Set

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    6 ft tinsel Christmas tree in red. Unique design. An Eye-catching addition to any home and office during the holidays. Branches are covered in 508 tips, create the natural appearance of a full and authentic tree. 24ct assorted ornament set included! 12ct 2.4”and 12ct 1.6” balls in assorted color and finish.

Pop Up Red Tree

You can’t get more hassle-free than this pop-up tree! The YuQi 5FT Christmas Pop Up Tinsel Tree is extremely easy to set-up, and because of its compact size it fits perfectly in slim spaces in your living room, next to your fireplace, besides your door, or even in your office. Add some small golden ornaments to really make this tree shine.

    YuQi 5FT Christmas Pop Up Tinsel Tree

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    This tree is perfect for someone with a small place & that doesn't have lots of storage space. It’s great for space saving compare to traditional trees. No tools or specialized skills are required. So easy to set up and take down. It takes TWO minutes to put together!!! Anyone can do it! When not in use this tree folds and can be put in a box. Super quick, convenient.

Pre-Lit Red Tree

Every year when it comes time for my family to wrap our Christmas tree in lights, I mysteriously go missing. It’s my least favorite part of decorating, which is why I love pre-lit options like this National Tree Company Pre-lit Red Tree. This small tree will make a big impression if you decorate it with some golden ornaments and garlands. Then just switch its pre-installed lights on and let it dazzle your guests!

    National Tree Company Pre-lit Artificial Christmas Tree

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    This Christmas tree comes pre-strung with 70 white lights and measures 4 feet tall and 24 inches in diameter at the base. Add ornaments and other tree décor to create an eye-catching holiday display

Gold Christmas Trees

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Not feeling committed to getting a red Christmas tree? Consider having a gold one! It will look gorgeous when strung up with red lights and decorated with red ornaments and garlands.

Below are some of the best gold Christmas trees you can buy online.

Large Gold Tree

If you are going to get a flashy gold tree, you might as well get a big one. This Best Choice Products Artificial Champagne Gold Christmas Tree is 6 feet tall and full-bodied with 1,477 branch tips. Between its size, and shiny, champagne gold tinsel branches, this tree will be a show stopper. Add red ribbons and bows to it for an elegant touch.

    Best Choice Products 6ft Artificial Tinsel Christmas Tree

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    Non-flammable, non-allergenic PVC material contributes to a safe environment and ensures a durable tree. Hinged branches and foldable stand for quick setup and tear-down, making it easy to store until the next year. 1477 branch tips, vintage tinsel style.

Pop Up Gold Tree

No need to decorate this YuQi 5FT Pop Up Christmas Gold Tinsel Tree. Not only is it SUPER easy to set-up, you quite literally just have to pop it up, it also already has red and gold accents built-in. This compact tree looks great in small spaces, adding festive fun wherever you place it!

    Best Choice Products 6ft Artificial Tinsel Christmas Tree

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    Collapsible pencil tree with glittering sequins. Super nice and not-tacky. So ideal decorations for your event: Such as Christmas, Birthday, wedding, Party, Baby Shower, Celebration, Anniversary, prom, Business party or Home, Apartment, Fireplace, Hospital, Church, Office, Mall, Store, Classroom and so on.

Gold Tinsel Tree

Perfect for compact spaces, this 6 foot tall National Tree Company Artificial Champagne Tinsel Tree will add some shine and shimmer to your Christmas celebration. It’s easy to set-up because the tree branches are pre-attached to the central pole. Simply hinge them outward, give them a good fluffing, add some bright red garlands, and this tree is prepped for your Christmas parties.

    National Christmas Tree Champagne Tinsel Tree, 6 Feet

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    Convenient wrapped branch design makes setup and take down for storage fast and easy. Built to endure many holidays. Our time-tested needles are fire resistant and non-allergenic. This Christmas tree measures 6 feet tall and 20 inches in diameter at the base. Add ornaments and other tree décor to create an eye-catching holiday display

Red, White, and Gold Christmas Tree Ideas

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Red and gold look spectacular together, but they also magnificent when paired with white. Below are the best red, white, and gold Christmas tree decorating ideas.

White Tree with Red and Gold Decorations

One of my favorite artificial Christmas tree colors is white because it presents you with a totally blank canvas to showcase your other decorations. A White Christmas Tree dressed solely in red and gold looks elegantly beautiful. Consider using red and gold lights, garlands, ornaments, and ribbons to decorate your white tree.

    Winchester White Pine - 7 ft

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    Tree stands 7 feet tall and 56 inches in diameter at the base. For its most lush and full form, plan on taking 45-60 minutes to shape the tree. Our pre-lit snow-white artificial branches look extremely bright and festive. With 982 individually crafted branch tips, this full bodied tree is as charming as the real thing.

Red, White, and Gold Tree Topper

Stars and angels may be more classic, but bows are definitely the most festive way to top off your tree. This Christmas Bow Tree Topper pairs red with gold poinsettias and an elegant flair in one festive bundle. I love how big it is and how the bow cascades down around the tree. It would look particularly lovely on a white tree.

    hristmas Bow with Gold Poinsettias

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    This is a beautiful Red & Gold Poinsettia Christmas Bow with a gold wired edge. The bow consists of approx. 5 yards of ribbon, measuring 10 wide with 18 long tails.

Red, White, and Gold Garlands

Not into artificial trees but you love pairing red, white, and gold? No problem, decorate your live Christmas tree with red, white and gold tassels for a festive burst of color.

    Red, White, and Gold Tassel Garland

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    Size of each tissue paper: 4.5x13.5(12x35cm) Color:Red, white, and gold Sold in set of 15, 5 Sheets of tissue tassels per bag, 1 bag of each Red, white, and gold . Comes with a twine with 2 meters length.

Red, Silver, and Gold Christmas Tree Ideas

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I’ve always been into mixing metals, especially when it comes to Christmas decorations. I particularly love combining red, silver, and gold. Below are some of my best red, silver, and gold Christmas tree ideas.

Silver Tree with Red and Gold Decorations

My favorite kind of tinsel is silver tinsel, so naturally, I love this artificial National Tree Company 6 Foot Silver Tinsel Tree! Wrap it in red garlands and ribbons and hang golden ornaments from it for a complete silver, gold, and red look.

    National Tree Company Silver Tinsel Tree - 3 ft

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    This Christmas tree measures 3 feet tall and 20 inches in diameter at the base. Add ornaments and other tree décor to create an eye-catching holiday display. National Tree Company is a USA-based family owned and operated business established 60 years ago.

Silver, Red, and Gold Tinsel

Get this Tinsel Twine for tinsel time! Included is metallic platinum silver tinsel, metallic gold tinsel, metallic red tinsel, and iridescent white tinsel so you can wrap your tree in all of your favorite Christmas decorating colors! Save some to hang in other parts of your living room so the whole room has a cohesive color scheme.

    Tinsel Twine String

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    I love this super sparkly fine twine string! Dainty looking, about 1/8 width, yet strong enough for gift wrapping! Wooden spools are not included in this listing. The listing is for the trims only!!

Silver, Red, and Gold Snowflakes

Snowflakes always look wonderful when hung from trees, so it’s great that they are so easy to make! Make your own snowflakes using silver, red, and gold paper, scissors, and twine! Crafting these unusually colored snowflakes will be festive fun for the whole family.

    Glitter Cardstock Paper, 30 sheets

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    a gleaming addition to your crafting supplies, this cardstock paper is perfect for using for wedding crafts, home decor, gift wrapping, crafts, scrapbooking, card making, school projects and other decorative uses. Glitter can be messy to work with, but this glitter paper is MESS FREE, has a smooth finish and glitter that stays on the page. Acid and lignin free

Simple Red and Gold Christmas Tree Ideas

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Even though red and gold are a dynamic duo, you don’t have to overdo it with them. Below are some simple red and gold Christmas tree ideas for a classic look.

Red Ornaments and Golden Lights

For a warm look, use String Lights with a golden hue and Red Ornaments on your Christmas tree. The glow of the lights paired with the brightness of the ornaments will give your tree a classic and cozy feel.

    AMS Christmas Ball Set of 40

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    The luxury ornaments are made of durable, healthy and Eco-friendly plastic to provide an excellent shatterproof ball which is friendly to child and pet. 40ct in various sizes.

Red and Gold Finial Topper

This red and gold glass finial topper will transform your tree. The elegant shape and timeless etched design pair with any red and gold theme from simple balls and lights to elaborate bows and handcrafted ornaments.

    HolidayGiftShops Charm Red Glass Christmas Tree Topper

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    This beautiful topper produced on one of the oldest glass blowing factories in Europe (opened in 1848) Made by hand using traditional techniques

Simple Red and Gold Christmas Tree Skirt

In my opinion tree skirts do not get enough love or attention when people are planning out their Christmas tree decorations. A tree skirt like this Simple Red and Gold Christmas Tree Skirt can complete a tree’s look. I love the simple snowflakes made of golden thread and the bright red color of this particular skirt.

    MACTING 48 Inches Plush Luxury Faux Fur Tree Skirt

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    The tree skirt measures 48 Inches in diameter. Perfect for any size trees, feel so soft and luxurious and the sequined gold snowflakes are lovely, This would be a great gift as well

Gold and Red Garland

Add a simple yet whimsical touch to your tree with this Gold and Red Christmas Garland. The stuffed Christmas trees and glittery stars are carefully crafted and compatible with a red, gold, and white color scheme.

    Christmas garland, gold and red

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    This beautiful garland Christmas decoration in golds and reds will make an amazing keepsake which fits perfectly along a fireplace or door frame. The garland is made from 9 handmade felt Christmas tree and star shapes which have been carefully created and decorated.

Elegant Red and Gold Christmas Tree Ideas

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One of my favorite things about the red and gold color combo is how they can be festive and elegant simultaneously. Below are some of my favorite elegant red and gold Christmas tree ideas.

Red, Green, and Gold Tree Topper

Now, THIS is how you top off a tree. This festive Christmas Tree Topper features red and green bows and ornate golden detailing. It will look wonderful on green live or artificial green trees that have a speckling of red and gold ornaments.

    Christmas Tree Topper, Red and Gold Bow

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    This is a one sided bow with 2- ribbons, red and gold Merry Christmas, and a red and true green with red on the back ribbon, I also have lime green ribbon if you would rather have it. The base is a greenery pick, so you just stick it in the very top of the tree.

Elegant Red and Gold Christmas Tree Skirt

This Luxury Red and Gold Tree Skirt pairs perfectly with sophisticated and stylish Christmas trees. The simple pattern and apparent craftsmanship make it an excellent tree skirt option. Pair it with red and gold stockings to give your room some truly elegant accents.

    MACTING 48 Inches Plush Luxury Faux Fur Tree Skirt

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    Festival red velvet background reminds of entertainment. Glittery applique Christmas flower design in good shape. Jacquard pattern border with sequins surrounded. Both classic and on-trend color fits well together.

Rustic Red and Gold Christmas Tree Ideas

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This multi-functional color combo pulls off rustic just as well as elegant. Below are the best rustic red and gold Christmas tree ideas.

Plaid Red Ribbons

I love using festive Christmas plaids in my holiday decorations, so naturally, I’m a huge fan of this rustic Red, Black, and Gold Plaid Ribbon. Drape it around your tree, loosely wrapping it in a few spirals from top to bottom.

    VGOODALL Buffalo Plaid Wired Ribbon

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    Our Buffalo Plaid Wired Ribbon made of polyester fiber, non-toxic and odorless, soft and lightweight, sturdy and durable, crease resistant and iron free, destaticizing. Perfect for handicraft projects and Christmas decoration.

Wine Cork Garland

Anyone who loves wine will love this creative Wine Cork Garland. The wine corks give this garland a rustic touch, while the sparkly red and gold balls add some festive glamour. This garland won’t just look good on your tree, you can also use it year-round as a kitchen decoration.

    Wine Cork Garland Recycled Gold and Red

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    Wine Cork Garland with Gold and red glittered Balls in different sizes. Great for Wine Tasting parties and for decorating your tree. Wine Corks are recycled. The Garland is 102 inches long.

Buffalo Plaid Snowflake Tree Skirt

This is the perfect tree skirt for a rustic red-and-gold Christmas. With a fur-trimmed edge, handstitched burlap snowflake, and classic red and black lumberjack plaid, you can’t miss.

    Cllayees Red Plaid Christmas Tree Skirt with Snowflake

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    Our red plaid Christmas tree skirt will be an essential Christmas ornament for you. Whether used as a holiday party decoration, office decoration or home decoration, it's your ideal choice for your Christmas ornament. The unique large snowflake pattern, the antique checkerboard pattern and the design of burlap and other materials can make our product stand out from other types.

Whimsical Red and Gold Christmas Tree Ideas

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Christmas’s classic characters have never looked better than when they are painted in red and gold! Below are some of the best whimsical red and gold Christmas tree ideas.

Gold and Red Nutcrackers

This decoration is perfect for fans of The Nutcracker ballet, or people who just love these delightful nut-chomping soldiers! Hide some Gold and Red Nutcrackers throughout your tree for easy gold and red accents that will indubitably amuse the children in your family. Make a game of it by having them find each nutcracker you hide- the prize can be candy canes for whoever finds the most!

    Clever Creations Traditional King Nutcracker

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    This decorative nutcracker is the perfect way to add festive holiday cheer to your home. This nutcracker will complement any Christmas decor theme and is sure to bring the Christmas spirit into your home

DIY Red and Gold Christmas Tree Ideas

You don’t have to break the bank for wonderful red and gold decorations. Craft your own with these DIY red and gold Christmas tree ideas!

DIY Classic Star Ornaments

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Elegant and thrifty don’t have to be two unique decoration’s classifications! They go hand-in-hand in the DIY Star Ornaments project! These 3D star ornaments are crafted with deep red or creamy white backgrounds and golden accents. They are super easy to make and don’t require much experience, just an elegantly-decorated tree for them to hang from.

Reindeer Ornament

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This fun and festive Reindeer Ornament is perfect for rustic or whimsical trees. Simply paint your reindeer’s face on a gold ornament, attach twig antlers to it with hot glue, and then craft and attach your reindeer’s ears.

Brass Tack Ornaments

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For trees that are refined or rustic, this Brass Tack Ornaments will fit right in, while standing out for its shiny beauty! All you need is a styrofoam ball, brass tacks, a paper clip, and some twine. Make sure the tacks are a vaguely golden color to complement your other red and gold tree decorations!

Elf Door Ornament

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If you love cute ornaments, this Elf Door Ornament will be right up your chimney! Buy an unfinished wooden door from a craft store, paint it bright red, make a mini wreath for it from evergreen clipping, and tie a tiny gold bow to the bottom of the wreath before hot gluing it the door. It’s super simple and totally adorable!


Gold and red decorations can be used in so many ways, to make a tree look elegant, traditional, rustic, whimsical, and so on. You can use gold and red bows, ornaments, tree toppers, tree skirts, garlands, and more.

I hope you found these ideas inspiring! You now have all the gold and red Christmas tree decoration inspiration you could possibly need. If you enjoyed reading this list, be sure to share it, and comment below with which ideas you decided to use!