Even a small table-top tree can make a big statement if you set it inside a box clad with tin ceiling tiles. Place a tree like this one in a secondary party room, away from the main event. Party guests will take the cure that there's room to roam, and your house will fill out with revelers. For an added old-home touch, trim the tree with keyhole hardware and dollhouse doors and windows ties with ribbons.
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like the one shown here.