Half the fun of Christmas is decorating and then enjoying your festive home all season long! If you’re looking for some elegant & easy Christmas decor ideas, we have 35 things to get you started.
Christmas Decor Ideas
This collection of Christmas decor ideas focuses on the non-tree decor (we’ll have another collection of pretty Christmas ornaments later). Wreaths, table settings and other pretty DIY Christmas decor ideas that help your whole home reflect the holiday and get you into the spirit!
Tablescapes and centerpieces can be daunting but our collection of ideas take the guesswork out of things. Festive Christmas wreaths are a wonderful way to set the tone from the moment someone approaches your door. Not to mention they are a nice treat for the eyes every time you come in from an errand. The remaining creative ideas are easy to add into just any room that needs a holiday touch.
DIY Christmas Wreaths
- How pretty is this Silent Night wreath from the 36th Avenue? I love the addition of the little trees to the bottom of the wreath.
- You can use foam discs to make this adorable Peppermint Candy Wreath.
- Learn how to make this gorgeous Deco Mesh Poinsettia Flower Wreath with lights in the center!
- If you’re hanging your wreath inside, why not frame it or set it on top of a chalkboard like Made to Be a Momma did with her Wooden Snowflake Wreath?
- A great way to use up all those pine cones in your yard (or that make their way into your house via the kids) – a Pine Cone Wreath from Sugar, Spice & Glitter.
- If you have more ornaments than will fit on the tree, check out this idea from Four Generations, One Roof to make a Christmas Wreath using colorful ornaments.
- A funky alternative to normal wreaths, this Boxwood Wreath from Four Generations, One Roof is super elegant.
- A fun project for crocheters – check out this kid-friendly Crochet Christmas Wreath from Repeat Crafter Me.
- Another crochet wreath – this time with a Snowball theme from Repeat Crafter Me.
- If you’re going with a plaid decor theme this year, check out this Plaid Burlap Christmas Wreath from Sweet Tea and Saving Grace. (not pictured)
- Or if you’re decorating a smaller space, what about a Mini Christmas Mesh Wreath like this one on Big Bear’s Wife. (not pictured)
Christmas Settings and Centerpieces
- Let’s start things off with an Edible Centerpiece inspired by a Classic Snowball Fight from Whipper Berry.
- There are so many beautiful touches in The 36th Avenue’s Christmas Table Escape – I can’t pick one, but the idea to reflect light using a mirror is wonderful.
- Sometimes simple is perfect – and that’s definitely the case with this Easy Cranberry Centerpiece from Tidy Mom.
- If you’d rather be surrounded by sand than snow, this Coastal Christmas Centerpiece from Four Generations One Roof might be just for you.
- How elegant and fun is this Christmas table setting from the Idea Room?
- If you can’t fit a full-sized tree into the dining room, you can always set the table with a Mini Christmas Tree Centerpiece like this one from Living Locurto.
- I love the whimsy of this Santa’s Sled Centerpiece from Tater Tots and Jell-O. (not pictured)
- If your Christmas colors are red and white, check out this Candy Cane Christmas Table Setting from Home Stories A to Z.
- Or, if you’d prefer something more rustic and homey, check out this Plaid Christmas Table Idea from the Country Chic Cottage.
- Another great way to use up all those pinecones, a Pinecone Tree Centerpiece from Paging Fun Mums.
- You’d never believe that all of this Glittery Christmas Decor on Sugar, Spice & Glitter was made from duck tape.
DIY Christmas Decor
- Another great idea for a Coastal Christmas theme, a Christmas Tree made from branches or drift wood!
- If you have some clay pots hanging around from summer, check out these cute Vintage Snowmen made from Clay Pots.
- If you don’t have a fireplace and the kids are worried how Santa is going to get in, check out this Santa’s Key Decor Idea from the Idea Room.
- Wooden JOY Blocks like these from the Idea Room are a simple and sweet addition to your mantle.
- The second best use of coffee filters that I can think of – a DIY Coffee Filter Christmas tree!
- You can make a recycled Cardboard Tube Christmas Village to display on your mantle!
- For a fun twist, make yourself a Charlie Brown Christmas Tree! (not pictured)
- Capture a bit of Winter Wonderland to display in your home with these Christmas Jars from the Idea Room.
- These sparkling Glitter Christmas Luminaries are made from pickle jars!
- Add a festive wintery touch tou your decor with these gorgeous Snowy Pinecone Candle Jars.
- Company coming and no time to grab decorations? Make 5-Minute Winter Tree Lanterns just moments before they arrive!
- Line your sidewalk with these beautiful Epsom Salt Luminaries.
- If you have any old costume jewelry lying around, repurpose them into these Burlap Vintage Jewelry Luminaries.
What is your favorite way to decorate for the holidays? Which of these ideas will you be trying?