Twig tree sculpture alternative for xmas. Collect driftwood in summer or trimmings in fall, build a tree for Christmas, and use the bits as kindling to keep warm in January. I'd be tempted to leave this tree up all year round.
Green, the color of nature is relaxing, fashionable and beautiful. It creates a calm and cozy décor. The colors green and white also have religious connotations. They signify the hope we have for eternal life offered by Jesus.