Taupe is a rich neutral that compliments any color, including both pastel or deep shades of traditional red and green. These photographs from Traditional Home illustrate beautifully how festive this color combination can be. Photos from Traditional Home.
Vintage 1940 Real Silver Tinselled Christmas Tree - oh memories! Dad put tinsel like this on our tree every year when I was little. He would remove it and wrap it up in newspaper for next year at the end of the season.