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Decorating for Christmas doesn’t have to be hard, or tacky! Here are some stylish Christmas decoration ideas perfect for everything Merry & Bright!Decorating for Christmas doesn't have to be hard, or tacky! Here are some stylish Christmas decoration ideas perfect for everything Merry & Bright!

‘Tis the season to be stylish! Christmas decoration ideas!

We say this every December: “Where has the year gone?” It seems only last week we had the buckets and spades out, the cooler packed for a picnic and a glass or two of something nice and cold to enjoy in the garden when the kids had finally gone to bed!

But it would seem that Christmas has worked its way around once again – and love it or loathe it, there are plenty of ways to have your home feeling festive and ready to welcome in the season…and the mess…and the carol singers…and the in-laws…!! Take a look at some of our top decoration tips.

The outside of your home

If you’re hoping to do something a little different this year – or expand your outdoor Christmas decoration box, then why not consider some festive signage? Custom metal signs made for home are ideal in this scenario, a large red sign that reads – Santa stop here – is a cute and quirky way to bring in the festive cheer – and to help your little ones believe just for a little longer…!

Create something classic

Remember when we were kids and most decorations were made of foil and stretched from one end of the room to the other? Nowadays it seems to be all flashing lights and stylish, designer trees that no one is allowed to touch! Well, why not bring back a classic Christmas feel – and create some pretty homemade decorations?

A wonderful activity you can do with the kids to make it extra special, something like a simple paperchain made of brightly coloured card, throw on some glitter and you’re good to go. These can go anywhere too – so if your tree is looking a little sparse or you want to decorate a doorframe or mirror, coat the house in homemade crafts!

And as the kids get older, when the decorations appear again it’s an extra special touch for you and your family to look back on and smile.

The Christmas Table

Usually on the big day, we can’t see the table, thanks to the mountains of food, paper hats and Christmas cracker debris scattered everywhere. But before the magical day arrives there’s nothing to stop you decorating the table and letting everyone know that Christmas is just one less sleep away. Find a table cloth that’s festive, or one with a bright colour that will only come out at this time of year.

And don’t forget your placements and coasters too. Not only will they look beautiful and festive, but they’ll also protect your table from the inevitable gravy drips and wine drops!

Fairy lights

Who said that twinkly lights were only for the tree? LED lights can be purchased in various lengths and sizes of bulbs, so if you’re looking for something delicate to drape over a mirror, or attach to a garland you have on your mantlepiece, fairy lights are a really special addition to any room and give it a festive feel. You don’t even have to take them down when Christmas is over!

 

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14 Comments

  • Reply gloria patterson

    I like your suggestion of going classic in your decorations. I can remember so many things we did YEARS ago to go on our tree. Kids are missing out on those memories

    December 4, 2017 at 1:12 pm
  • Reply Susan Campbell

    I agree, I love fairy lights everywhere I can find a place for them…it looks magical!!!

    December 3, 2017 at 12:50 pm
  • Reply Melissa Storms

    I really like making ornaments each year. It is like pulling teeth to get my 13 yo involved but once he is he is into it.

    December 3, 2017 at 11:05 am
  • Reply Julie Muzy

    Such great ideas! Thank you! I especially love the one about decorating table. Sounds simple but it will definitely change the atmosphere in my house!

    December 2, 2017 at 6:58 pm
  • Reply Deborah D

    I love red and white decorations on a Christmas tree.

    December 2, 2017 at 2:18 pm
  • Reply Ulina Grondin

    Fairy lights are so versatile! We love them in our Christmas displays!😍

    December 2, 2017 at 2:18 pm
  • Reply Amber Ludwig

    I love the delicate fairy light!! I have seen so many gorgeous hurricane glass ideas with them and ornaments!! Cannot wait till my son is older and I can decorate without fear lol!!

    December 2, 2017 at 10:45 am
  • Reply Leigh K.

    For the last few years I have been downsizing my decorations to the ones that I love & simple to put up. My tree this year is a table top with hand made decorations. SO much simpler & makes me less stressed.

    December 2, 2017 at 10:06 am
  • Reply Molli Taylor

    thank you! i want to decorate and felt so stumped. this is a great collection of ideas

    December 2, 2017 at 9:36 am
  • Reply Sandy Cain

    We can’t do the outside (we’re in an apartment), but the inside tips are great! Especially handcrafted decorations…nice to get the kids and grandkids involved. It means so much more than just buying everything in the stores.

    December 2, 2017 at 8:47 am
  • Reply Lynne B

    I love creating personalized wreaths for my kids. We have so many ornaments that I can create one easily for each kid.

    December 1, 2017 at 7:06 pm
  • Reply Linda Manns Linneman

    I love decorating for Christmas. I can’t believe it is that time of year again. These are some awesome suggestions. Thank you so much for sharing. God Bless

    December 1, 2017 at 1:36 pm
  • Reply Katelyn Deveraux

    I love decorating for the holiday but it almost seems like a waste as we spend the holidays away from home. I definitely appreciate when my mom decorates everything in her house to enjoy for the holidays though!

    December 1, 2017 at 10:32 am
  • Reply Dandi D

    I love decorating for t he holidays when I actually have the time!

    December 1, 2017 at 7:57 am
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