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Tiny trees, big effect

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Into the wild In this vignette, rustic forms and natural materials mix with glamorous gold and winter white. In the foreground: pipe-cleaner tree ($35) from Rolling Greens in Culver City, (310) 559-8656. Others, from left: birch bark tree on wooden stand ($85 for a pair) from www.vivaterra.com, (800) 233-6011. Pea hen feather cone ($24.99) from Target. Tall beaded wire tree ($79.99) from the Great Indoors. Gold-painted pine cone tree ($29.95) from Moskatels in Los Angeles, (213) 689 4830; birch deer on top ($7.95) is from Crate & Barrel. White feather tree ($50) from Pier 1. Two birch deer ornaments ($9.99 each) from Moskatels. (Robert Lachman / Los Angeles Times)
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A midnight clear

The tree below looks like it was caught in an ice storm. LEDs illuminate the 4-foot-8-inch piece ($198), which comes with a revolving base and plastic branches that fold for easy storage and assembly. From Stats in Pasadena, (626) 795-9308; other locations listed at www.statsfloral.com(Robert Lachman / Los Angeles Times)
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Tinsel towns

Trees in silvery shades of blue and green could double as Hanukkah décor. From left: blue and silver striped mirror mosaic tree ($19.99) from Target. White frosted wire tree ($24.95) from Z Gallerie. The Crazy Wire tree ($98) from www.chiasso.com, (877) 244-2776. Blue beaded obelisk ($29.95) from Moskatels in Los Angeles, (213) 689-4830. Ribbed mercury glass tree ($34.95) from Z Gallerie. Shaved paper tree (available in three sizes, $19.99 to $43.99) from www.ballarddesigns.com, (800) 536-7551. Small silver wire tree ($16.95) from Crate & Barrel. On the marshmallow forest floor: dreidel ornaments (three for $8.95) and Jewish stars ($2.50 each) from Crate & Barrel. (Robert Lachman / Los Angeles Times)
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The flock

Partridges in the pear tree? This year, peafowl are a dazzling alternative, frequently appearing as a recurring motif in Asian-inspired designs. The plumed creatures here (two for $4.55 at Moskatels in Los Angeles) pair well with the multitude of turquoise, teal and purple ornaments in stores this season. Indian-inspired beaded star ($6) from Pier 1. (Robert Lachman / Los Angeles Times)
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Two heavyweight, powder-coated metal panels with a damask design form an X-shaped riff on the Christmas tree ($499). From www.brocadehome.com()
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