If minimalist style is your thing, there are ways to make your holiday decorations reflect your sleek, modern decor. Try these Incredibly Chic Modern Minimalist Christmas Trees as inspiration (they're also alternatives to christmas tree stands!
Old tree stands are plentiful at thrift stores and garage sales. Grab a trio and turn them in vase holders. We spray painted these white, added glassware then filled them with holiday flowers, evergreens and berries.
Tree Stump Stand for Artificial Tree.This looks so much nicer then the traditional tree skirts around tree stands. It probably supplies you with a more stable base as well. If we ever go back to a fake tree.