When we are once again one step away from the Christmas holidays, it is time to think about how we are going to celebrate this time. And of course, part of the celebration consists of dressing the house for the occasion. That is why we will show you a few Christmas decoration ideas below. It is not necessary to resort to the typical Christmas decorations that stores offer at this time.
This Christmas trend is all about craftsmanship, its natural tones, and raw materials. Therefore, doing things by hand is a way to enjoy yourself in a festive, happy, and relaxed atmosphere.
Natural materials such as cord, linen, and raw wood are used extensively. Glazed pottery with rough finishes creates a primitive and authentic look. The main colors are natural shades of brown, quartz, gravel gray, bluish-gray, forest green, almond, and beige.
Touch of nature
This Christmas style is inspired by natural themes. Clouds, images of water, ice, and soft snowflakes are there to create a relaxing, delicate, and airy festive atmosphere. A soft touch of nature is achieved through the transparency of gold-coated glass, ceramics, and metals.
The designs are based on bubbles, clouds, raindrops, snowflakes, and ice crystals. Main colors: soft shades of linen, slate, mint, pink, and lime are brought to life by the details of coral and gold.
This eye-catching trend is inspired by strong colors, geometric shapes, and bold contrasts found in modernism and modern art. Sculptural elements, architectural features, and stylish combinations come together to create this Christmas scheme.
Main colors: lapis lazuli blue, malachite green, copper, Carrara marble, onyx, gold, ruby.
Red and green
This trend is typically British or American. The typical Christmas colors, Christmas red and green, are combined in this traditional theme with blush pink, burgundy red, and mother-of-pearl, as well as gold accents. It’s perfect for those nostalgic Christmas decorations. An innovative meeting between the classic and the traditional can be observed with a romantic touch.
Classic Christmas red is also paired with cool white, silver, and two beautiful shades of green: eucalyptus and emerald green.
Different shades of green
Green decorations were heavily used last year, and this year, they will continue to be very popular. Classic pine green and emerald green work together, and combined with touches of white, bronze, gold, or copper, they look simply fabulous.
White with blue and brown
Decorations in white, simulating the winter of the Nordic countries, never go out of style, and this year it is back in force. These white predominant decorations are being combined with cool blue and cashmere brown for a more modern look.
This trend is inspired by a calm, snowy landscape, shrouded in morning dew and white mist. This color palette forms a calm ensemble that is warm and inviting.
Rust brown and chocolate brown are combined with midnight blue and steel blue. A few touches of white brighten up this elegant color mix. This style is inspired by the outdoor winter feeling.
It is a trend that has something manly and rustic, but at the same time, it is very elegant. The orange and/or yellow colors combine very well with this theme.
Gray and pink
If you like the color pink, this year you could get the urge to use it in Christmas decorations. The combination of stone gray with pink, tinged with linen gray and white is beautiful.
This style is simple but luxurious. It has something Scandinavian and minimalist and goes very well with light wood. Textiles play an important role.
Multicolored and fun
This trend is largely inspired by childhood memories and objects that were played with. It can present a mosaic of materials, patterns, and objects, guided by your favorite fairy tale characters and fun figures you bought on vacation. As long as it makes you happy, it works.
Main colors: blackberry, lavender, silver, woodruff green, honey, melon, and marzipan.
Homemade Christmas Decoration
Many times there is no time to get complicated with elaborate decorations. Nor to go out to buy decorations at the last minute. But it is always possible to use your imagination to give your home a certain Christmas flair.
Dare to experiment with different materials, recycle, reinvent … with a few simple elements and creativity you can get excellent Christmas decorations. We have selected a few ideas that can inspire you.
Non-traditional Christmas trees
There are many types of unconventional Christmas trees, one of the most original ways is to draw a large tree on the wall with masking tape and light decorations like these. Lots of little lights scattered here and there also contribute to creating an intimate and festive atmosphere. You just have to get small glasses as candle holders, which you can decorate with vinyl paint and place small candles inside to complement your tree.
You can use fabric ribbons, gift ribbons, vinyl paper ribbons, or even masking tape that is sold in paint stores to cover what you do not want to paint. Make sure that the wall paint is firm so that when you remove the tape, the wall is not damaged.
Another simple and elegant detail is to place labels on the glasses with the name of each guest, to indicate their place at the table, or if you plan to have a party with many people so that no one loses their glass.
To avoid any inconvenience with the painting of the walls, you can choose to make your tree of ribbons in the window glass.
Nothing more elegant than white candles, whether in glass jars, clay pots, in a brass bucket, using sand as a support, or simply next to a branch of laurel, pine, or whatever you have on hand to decorate the center of the table.
Ornaments with pine cones
Candles and pinecones are the classic Christmas decoration, ideal for centerpieces or to place on any furniture that is in the reception to welcome.
If you have a little more time and desire, you can make Christmas arrangements with very beautiful pinecones. You can use silver or platen candle holders as a base, glasses, or saucers. In this case, vases or glasses of different heights have been used.
You can spice it up with a little colored spray paint, or better yet, some glitter like gold, silver, or glitter paint. Or white to look like snow.
A nice detail, place the name of your guests to indicate the places of the diners at the table.
Pinecones are perfect for decorations and Christmas decorations. Ideal for table arrangements, garlands or even hanging from the Christmas tree.
Pineapples are easy to get and very inexpensive, you can, for example, add a touch of shine by brushing the edges with gold or silver paint, or paint them with spray paint of different colors. The secret to keeping it cheerful but elegant is not to mix too many colors.
Or you can even build a Christmas tree entirely out of pinecones. Simply wrap the wire around the base of the pineapples and stick them in floral foam, terror, or plastic foam support.
In the same way, you can tie a wire to a Christmas wreath bought or made of branches, small pinecones mixed with red balls, or golden stars.
Bottles with lights
More ideas with recycled material: cute and simple glass bottles with small light guides inside. It requires a little more skill since a small hole must be made with a drill, near the base to be able to pass the cable. You can also cut the bottom of the bottles as we see below.
The classic Christmas tree cannot be missing, as well as the wreaths and stockings for the fireplace, but if your idea is to decorate the house in an original way this holiday season, these simple Christmas decorations may inspire you.
Like the garland of paper cones to decorate a window or a garland of feathers.
You can innovate with simple details, even made by yourself, encourage yourself to go out of the standard and traditional.
The market offers an increasing variety of Christmas items, but perhaps this year you want to add a personalized touch to the table for Christmas dinner. How about these upholstered chairs? super original and not so difficult to make yourself, right?
If felt crafts are not your thing, but you know how to sew by machine, you can simply make the red and white chair covers and buy the Christmas applique already made. Or if you prefer to make it even easier, you can tie the Christmas motifs with ribbons to the backs of the chairs.
Crowns on the chairs
Little details here and there to give a festive and different air to your home this holiday season. It is time to start thinking about how we want to say goodbye to the year and for this, what better way than to look for ideas that help us create a different atmosphere that invites us to celebrate.
The dining room can be dressed up for a party, for example, with a very delicate and simple detail to decorate the chairs that we use every day.
The top trends are bold, fun, and full of appreciation for nature and good old-fashioned crafts. Just like Christmas is supposed to be.
Christmas trends are always determined and influenced by fashion and trends in home decor. However, these trends generally span many styles, styles, and tastes; And therefore, there is never a single Christmas trend, but several.
You may think that these trends are actually not very different or new compared to last year, and this is correct. Suppliers do this consciously because it takes people some time to get used to new colors and styles. In general, decorating styles develop quite slowly. This is very good because it means that the ornaments you buy will serve you for several seasons.