Sometimes simple is best; here are five examples of pine branches used as minimalist holiday decor (no poinsettias required).
Above: A giant pine branch, via Fryd + Design, originally spotted on Poppytalk.
Above: Our friend Justine at Design Skool has been documenting some of her holiday preparations in Scenes from the Weekend: White Christmas Magic.
Above: A simple pine bough woven from a few branches; via Design Bird.
Above: A cutting from a Christmas tree in a simple white vase; via Tiny Happy.
Above: A simple branch in a simple vase; suddenly this austere staircase in a Swedish house feels festive; image via Hus & Hem.