Decorating a home for the holidays doesn’t have to be expensive or time-consuming to make a big impact. Each of the ideas we present here makes use of small, affordable accessories and furniture changes so you can show off your home without having to empty your wallet.
A serene style inspired by the northern landscape, reflecting the natural beauty of winter light. The home becomes a refuge from the elements, using artisan techniques combined with modern technology, to create a contemporary and natural environment.
Delicate pastel winter colors contrast with earthy browns and shades of gray. Green conifers, blue skies, and eucalyptus add elemental natural hues. Translucent, metallic materials and surfaces that give the sensation of frozen are used.
Metallic ornaments will be used a lot, especially in pale gold, silver, and copper.
A playful approach to the holiday season, it blends pop-inspired elements with kid-friendly fun and games. Kitsch and vintage influence add an element of fun to this contemporary Christmas.
Bright shades of turquoise, cherry, lime, and red are contrasted with white or black.
The turquoise and red, although it is a very vintage combination, can be incorporated to achieve a very vibrant decoration.
A maximalist aesthetic is inspired by the interiors of royalty. Rich and opulent, this luxurious style combines velvet surfaces with metallic glitters and heavy embellishments.
Dark, saturated hues are rich and luxurious, matching gemstone hues and high-shine metallics. Black, pewter, and gold add a dramatic contrast.
Rustic Christmas Decoration
Rustic decor is one of the most successful styles. But you must bear in mind that today, it has a chic, urban and glamorous air. It is a simple and very effective style to achieve a beautiful decoration.
A simple way to get ornaments according to the style is to line spheres with the fabric of the color or pattern that each one prefers. Also resulting in an extremely economical proposal, since it allows us to make it with the cheapest ornaments that the market offers us and then cover them with scraps of fabrics.
Another proposal of the rustic style that is very effective, simple and economical, is to hang a pine branch, which we can also decorate with our favorite elements.
Candles painted or lined with paper in different shades of brown, and arranged in arrangements with pinecones and green twigs, are another option that will effectively give the desired effect in our spaces.
Urban and industrial decoration
Finding a type of modern Christmas decoration is the wish of many of our readers. One of the ways to achieve it is through the industrial style.
Those who prefer a simple decoration can bet on including a large decorated tree as the main Christmas accent, for example in one of the corners of the room that you want to decorate. Gift-wrapped packages in gold and gray paper can be included at the base of the tree.
Small more romantic details such as candles also become ideal in this type of decoration.
Small details such as Christmas ornaments on the tables, help to bring without too much effort and without recreating overloaded atmospheres, the Christmas spirit successfully to our home.
Vintage style decoration
The vintage style is fresh, elegant, and exquisite, and it has been one of the trends in decoration for several years. That is why this year, surely many Christmas arrangements will also be inspired by this style.
Blue, silver, brown, black, and gold; or something lighter like pink. These are colors that you can use freely and creatively. Antique wreaths made of fir branches, and some vintage furniture, decorated with stars and pinecones.
You can add some flowers, candles, or pretty mirrored fountains.
Antique lamps and/or chandeliers will create a remarkable atmosphere. Not to forget the vintage stockings for the fireplace.
Decoration with branches or fruits
When starting the first purchases for Christmas, more than one already stresses to imagine more expenses. That is why we share some economic ideas, which will allow you to save money, but also to set the house in the best way.
We observe how the simple fact of adding a branch of pine, casuarina, or another typical gymnosperm of the northern hemisphere, already generates an interesting change.
The same idea can be applied in the dining room or living room, where with a vase and a few branches, we can make a very interesting decorative arrangement, ideal for rustic environments.
A very common plant is the Cotoneaster Glaucophyllus, which has small red berries, ideal to place in a glass jar, with a candle and make a magnificent decoration for the table. Everything can be used to decorate; here we see how in a rustic fountain, white painted fruit was placed.
You can also use dried orange slices, and create a centerpiece with a fountain, branches, candles, and stars.
Christmas decoration with wicker or rattan
Rustic materials such as wicker or rattan are also widely used today. They can give us a very nice rustic touch.
It should also be noted the fundamental role that the festivities play when it comes to getting closer to our children and spending an afternoon with them. We can make various crafts with this material.
The wicker and rattan work is fabulous and can be used to make various ornaments such as stars, doves, reindeer, sleighs, trees, angels, and tassels.
Decoration with Christmas balls
There are many great ideas to apply in decorating with Christmas balls. These ornaments are usually easy to find and are part of the most iconic Christmas decorations, and they are also versatile. They can be added to many special details in Christmas decorations.
They can be placed on the ceiling in a cute dining room decor as seen in the image below.
And since they come in various sizes, they can also be used as accents for a Christmas centerpiece that is easy to achieve and requires just a few elements to become the ultimate Christmas table appeal. There are many ideas in these images, so you can adapt them to your personal taste and make them the best seasonal decoration in your home.
The candles + the Christmas spheres are two simple elements extremely used in the decoration of Christmas tables, and this season they will not be the exception, since they add an irresistible romantic touch to the spaces.
Vases and other details that we always have at home and that we can turn into beautiful Christmas details.
You can also make a cute centerpiece using golden spheres, as you can see there are many alternatives.
Christmas balls can come in a variety of colors, shapes, and textures, offering a wealth of decorating possibilities.
Decorating the fireplace has already become a Christmas classic, so today we present some ideas that can serve as inspiration.
As you can see, there are a wide variety of options to decorate the fireplace in an original way, which although they go through very varied styles, almost all are ideal to transmit the Christmas spirit to the spaces, since they incorporate variants of very representative Christmas elements.
For this, those who prefer a more natural style can opt for wreaths with pine twigs and pinecones, since they are two elements that have become representative of what Christmas decoration is. They can be combined with candles, an option that is very appropriate for those looking for a more romantic decoration.
Colors, as in everything, occupy an important place, which also since they have a meaning that differentiates them, can be used distinctively according to the meaning that Christmas occupies in each one. Taking advantage of the fact that currently, all colors can be perfectly used in a Christmas decoration.
Another fun idea that does not lose a bit of popularity is to hang stockings in the fireplace, which gives spaces a more fun look.
As you may have seen, the options to fill the stove with Christmas charm are many and varied.
Christmas decoration for small houses
As we enter the last months of the year, our Christmas spirit begins little by little to wake up and we begin to devise new ways to bring that spirit to our spaces. Therefore, in order to help you in this mission, we present several ideas for Christmas decorations for small houses.
The trees designed on the wall are already a classic Christmas decoration, and they continue to be an easy and effective way to give life to the spaces, especially if you do not have too much space, since they occupy minimum space.
You can use a small tree, and place it on a table or shelf so that it does not take up space.
A tray adorned with themed items can be a great way to bring the Christmas spirit into your home.
Placing a pine branch around a mirror can totally change the image of a room.
There is a wide diversity of sizes of Christmas trees that the current market offers us, which allows us to find the perfect sizes for our small spaces.