The most wonderful season is coming. And while it may feel different again this year, you can still add plenty of cheer by adding some chic holiday decor ideas into your home. With less than two months before Christmas, it’s the perfect time to start hunting for or making unique holiday decorations that can festive, cosy feels to the most-awaited time of the year. Here are some fresh decor ideas you can get thinking about for this year’s holiday season.
Personalised, Unconventional Wreaths
Hanging a wreath is a wonderful declaration of the season. Placing it on your front door would allow you to vibrantly share Christmas cheer with anyone passing by your property or visiting you. But while you can always buy traditional wreaths, nothing beats showing off a little of your own creativity and holiday spirit with a customised wreath. You can start by moving away from traditional wreaths and exploring unique shapes, like squares, stars, or even geometric patterns. You can collect winter foliage, get some spray paint and create an irregularly shaped wreath that’s truly one of a kind. Let your creativity flow and just design to your heart’s content. You can incorporate colourful or warm string lights into it to complement your outdoor Christmas decors and displays too.Festive Floral Arrangements
Flowers are a wonderful way to bring cheer and new life into your home, especially during the most festive time of the year. To match the joyful mood of the season, choose vibrant flowers with wonderful earthy scents, which you can arrange to liven up any space. Hollies and poinsettias may be the holiday staples, but there are a lot more floral options to choose from. Bold-red amaryllis secured with silvery bows would make beautiful, lively centrepieces. Fresh evergreens and moss paired with thick-petaled florals such as peonies and anemones can be made into wonderful decorative bouquets you can place in your living room. Meanwhile, a simple pine plant decorated with trinkets and ribbons can be placed in your porch. Think about other clever ways to make a table spread look more festive too – how about DIY Candy Cane Place Card Holders?
The Christmas holiday is a season of festive lights, so perhaps it wouldn’t hurt to add more lights than you need. As light-emitting diodes (LEDs) seem to only get smaller each year, you’d find a lot of lighting ideas to brighten up your home this holiday season. Accent lighting decors, candles, and fairy lights can add warmth and depth during cold Christmas days. Outdoor star lights or Christmas projector lights, on the other hand, can brighten up your porch and front yard. Inside, you can set up a backdrop of magical string lights, perfect for taking photos during the holiday party. Obviously, your Christmas tree should be lit up, but don’t forget to brighten the base with a decorative lighted gift box on the sides.
Perhaps you’ve already splurged a lot on decor just to give your tree a statement, awe-inspiring look. However, to make the overall appearance of your tree look perfect, don’t forget to add a tree skirt. The purpose of the tree skirt is to cover the trunk, legs, or stand of your tree, as well as the wires, giving your tree a cohesive and uncluttered look. However, sometimes tree skirts aren’t always given much thought. But since it covers unsightly stuff, you want to ensure it looks neat and attractive. You can keep it simple and classic with a handwoven white wicker tree skirt, which can add a lovely rustic style to any room. Or you can add a Scandinavian touch by using a crocheted cream wool tree skirt. If you have an industrial-themed interior, you can go with antiqued metal skirts for a contemporary festive look. There’s even a tree skirt with built-in LED star lights to add more illumination.Festive Pillows & Throw Blankets
Luxurious throw blankets and decorative holiday cushions can add warmth and comfort to any room. They can make your furniture come alive for the season and also mae your home feel inviting and warm. These decorative pieces are typically inexpensive, and they come in various styles. Whether you want to go with a simple Christmas-themed red colour scheme, or something more fun with a Christmas slogan, these must-have accessories can bring solace to your winter evening.
Sometimes, windows are neglected during a holiday decorating spree. However, decorating your windows can instantly dress up your home for the holidays. And maybe the fastest and most affordable way to add a significantly festive touch to your windows is decals or even just a snow spray. Snowflake window decals are the most popular, but you’ll also find Christmas-themed decals, like reindeers, candy canes, angels, and even Santa Claus. Have fun sticking them to your windows, and don’t worry about leaving any sticky residue when peeled off as they’re easy to remove.
These are just some easy Christmas decorating ideas you can try, to freshen up your holiday interiors. There’s actually no limit to what you can do. You can use your creativity or get inspired by looking at some decorative ideas online. Hopefully, you can add the above fresh decorating ideas to your Christmas list.
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