It’s the Christmas season! Get ready for some stunning holiday decorations you can do with simple supplies! With these easy ways to get into the holiday spirit, you can be sure this will be your most festive holiday ever.
If you love decorating for the holidays, you’ll love these easy holiday decorating ideas that I’ve gathered up. Be inspired by these beautiful pictures to make your home more fun and festive this season using crafty items that you may even already have and I’ve included all of the easy-to-follow instructions too!
From outdoor Christmas decorations to twinkle lights signs, placemats for your coffee table or timing table, and fresh greenery in your gorgeous garland, you’ll find here the perfect way to get into the Christmas spirit truly.
For more holiday inspiration, check out these holiday gifts in a jar and these handmade gift ideas.
Holiday and Seasonal Decor
If you have a fireplace, you’ll want to try these Christmas decorating ideas. Mantel decorations and garland are a classic way to add a pop of color or to decorate for Christmas. and you can easily use what you have. Choose a pretty garland to be your centerpiece. Try layered art, some candles, and add some stocking holders. But, be careful to keep it simple and don’t overcrowd your space. This winter wonderland Christmas mantel is lovely.
Make a fun advent calendar that also works as holiday decor, some adorable wooden tea light holders, an easy centerpiece featuring candles and pine cones — so festive!!
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Adding a festive touch to your house can be simple and easy! It’s one of my most favorite things about the Christmas season. You will love these ideas that add festive touches and holiday warmth to your home. Wrapped Christmas Presents by the stairs or in other areas of your home make for a simple and beautiful decor option.
An advent calendar makes for fun and useful holiday decor items! Kids love counting down the days till Christmas!
Candles warm up the space and are a lovely way to decorate tables, shelves, etc. These wooden tea light holders make a statement on your table.
Centerpieces on tables are easy to create and you will love this easy centerpiece idea featuring candles and pine cones. It will be one of your easiest DIY Projects!
Christmas Decorations on a Budget
You don’t need a lot of money to create magical moments. These Christmas decoration ideas can all be made on a budget with easy craft supplies. Christmas doesn’t have to be expensive or fancy to be beautiful!
Easy DIY Christmas ideas you can make! Step-by-step instructions make it easy! Handmade decoration ideas for the home are a must this holiday season! They make your home feel extra special, and children can often get in on the fun.
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Fringed Burlap Christmas Trees by That’s What Che Said
This beautiful Christmas wall art includes lights! Holiday Light Up Joy Marquis Sign by The Child At Heart Blog
Faux Stained Glass Sign by Tatertots and Jello
Deer Art by Lolly Jane
M&M Christmas Trees by Carrie Elle
Christmas Treat Bags by Shop Girl
Cute Christmas Room Decor
Make your bedroom cozy with these Christmas room decor ideas! You don’t need a lot to make your room more colorful and festive.
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The main stay for any Christmas room is of course the Christmas tree! You will love this hand crochet tree idea!
Here is another Christmas tree I did. It features ornaments made from wrapping paper! It made a show piece for my living room.
If you are looking for more inspiration, check out these Christmas tree decorating ideas! You don’t want to miss adding a fun tree skirt.
Here are also a few Christmas Ornaments you can make! We love to save handmade ornaments over the years as they feel a little extra sentimental.
Throw pillows can make a beautiful holiday decoration.
Creative Christmas Door Decorations
Need Christmas Door decorating ideas? There are so many simple and creative ways to create Christmas wreaths to bring festivity to your own door.
A beautiful entryway decorated for the holidays is warm welcome to family and friends. Decorating your door with a holiday wreath is the easiest way to get it ready for Christmas. Consider if you prefer a faux or fresh holiday wreath! I love getting creative with my door design, and front porch; no two years seem to look the same.
These holiday wreaths are all beautiful and sure to inspire!
This DIY Poinsettia Christmas Wreath will make an impression on your front door.
These ice skates make a unique holiday door decoration! Best of all you can actually leave it up all winter.
These red berries take garlands up a notch! So striking against the holiday greenery.
Lighted greenery can take your porch to the next level! Try adding some beautiful Christmas trees! It is a simply way to add a lot of cheer!
Entry Table Christmas Decor
Decorating is easy with glass jars filled with ornaments.
Use your Christmas cards to create a beautiful display from the cards that come from the people you love! Cards make simple holiday decorations.
Use the ideas above for tables. Incorporating greenery, Christmas garlands, candles they make a perfect mini display on an entry table too (photo via lilypadcottage)!
How to Decorate a Bedroom for Christmas
Decorating Christmas bedrooms is extra fun! Who doesn’t love cute Christmas decorations for your bedroom? You don’t need much to give your bedroom a dose of Christmas cheer! Choose a simple color scheme just for the holidays! You don’t only have to use the classic red Christmas color, try black and white with touches of greenery!
Got visitors? Those sleeping in the guest room will enjoy the sweet added touch of their bedroom decorations. A jar of candy canes is nice little treat to welcome guests too!
Try hanging a garland over your bed frame or headboard! This is so simple but the most classic of Christmas things.
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A mini Christmas tree is perfect for a bedroom. You are sure to have a box of unused ornaments to decorate the tree!
Add a holiday blanket! Holiday blankets can change the entire look of your whole room! These are adorable holiday blankets.
Christmas Kitchen Decorating Ideas
Let’s decorate your kitchen too! There are tons of fun things to try to make your kitchen look so much more festive. Wreaths, aprons and towels, anything can be Christmasy with the right ideas!
Consider hanging wreaths from cabinets or from the back of chairs for a beautiful look!
Holiday towels add Christmas cheer. You can even make a few yourself! I love to give them as gifts with warm bread and jam!
Got holiday plates or china? Decorate with it. Make candy dishes from bowls and display all your festive and fun Christmas dinnerware!
Make a fun holiday apron! These aprons decorate your kitchen hanging around and also make wonderful handmade gifts!
A gingerbread house makes a fun project for kids and can serve as a holiday decoration the rest of the season!
Want more Christmas ideas? Try these:
- Play this Christmas trivia game this holiday season!
- Christmas worksheets will help keep kids occupied during the holiday break.
- Print off this Christmas list and get busy crafting and creating a meaningful holiday!
- These sweet Christmas bottles will cheer up any place.
- These Christmas party favors are so simple to make.
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What did you think of these simple and stunning holiday decoration ideas? Which one was your favorite?
The “Christmas Treat Bags”are looking simply amazing. Thanks for sharing.
Happy to be among such cute goods! Thanks, friend! XO
Thank you for featuring my M&M trees! They were so fun to make, and I love seeing them here! 🙂
Thank you for telling me that! The Joy sign is darling! Thank you for reading and linking up to my party!
Hey Cindy! Thank you SO much for featuring my JOY light sign. It has been so much fun to look at every night…especially for my son! I learned how to sew my first tote bag from your blog 🙂 Thanks again!