Tree-Trimming on a Budget With Dr. Christmas (VIDEO)

Contrary to what traditional holiday wisdom (and rising costs) might dictate, you don’t have to spend a small fortune to decorate your Christmas tree this year.

Dr. Christmas—the Tree Stylist to the Stars—has blinged-out the Christmas trees of such show-biz legends as Candice Bergen, Bob Hope, Paris Hilton and Andy Garcia, and spent a pretty penny doing it in service of his clients.

But at the Celebuzz/JCPenney Joy of Giving event at Sunset Tower Hotel in Los Angeles last week, the good doctor let us in on a little secret: he’s also taken advantage of JCPenney’s values and affordability-driven philosophy when working his magic.

Check out the video below, and learn from the master.