Are you looking to decorate your home for Christmas but not sure where to start? I am sharing five things that will create a perfectly lovely Christmas home for anyone.
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You may walk into a store and feel a bit overwhelmed by all the holiday/Christmas decor they have on display. Where do you start? What will make the most impact on my home without breaking my budget? Or maybe you have several Christmas bins that need sorting through: keep, give away, and trash. What do you keep that will provide use year after year?
I am sharing five things for a lovely Christmas home year after year.
Trees are, of course, essential, right!? But let’s expand on what I mean by trees, trees, trees. I definitely suggest having at least one tall tree in your home, but also including smaller trees (i.e., 2 ft, 3 ft., etc.). One of my favorite views is to see all the lights twinkling on our trees at night. I found these amazing pre-lit smaller trees at JOANN. I love this one and this one. Not only are they pre-lit, but they are already placed inside a basket, which happens to be my favorite look with smaller trees.
Another tree that I’d encourage you to consider is ones that may be more untraditional. These darling wood looking gray trees come in two different sizes at JOANN.
I love the whimsical nature of them, and they add great interest to the top of the bedroom dresser. You can consider using wood ones like these and ones that may be metal, glass, or even plastic!
This can often be overlooked if you are hesitant about how to add it to your own home. But, I am here to tell you it creates such a lovely look for your home at Christmas time. I encourage you to give it a go! Let me share with you the tips below:
Tips for Trimming Your Christmas Tree (how I did mine!):
What is cozier than having blankets galore around your home during the holidays? I am here to tell you, chunky blankets are the best at this look and feel. I have found you one that is on sale right now for under $30! Run here to grab you one or five from JOANN.
I found some great Christmas pillows, too, at JOANN. Pillows are your friend for a perfectly lovely Christmas home! You can use ones that have Christmas colors, scenes, words; the options are endless! I recommend checking out this darling lumbar pillow, as well as this pillow.
Draped garland is one of the prettiest ways to add Christmas to your home to me. Let’s talk about how to add garland to your home with these tips below:
Wreaths are like the icing on the cake! I love hanging them not just on doors but on windows! Loop a thick ribbon through the center of the wreaths and attach it to the top of your windowsill with a finishing nail that will not leave a mark after you take them down. Again, add ribbon, berries, and other elements for an attractive look.
I love the look of stockings for a home at Christmas time! It’s decor that represents expectancy for that tender Christmas morning time. When I was growing up, my mom (AKA Santa Claus) would fill our stockings with so many fun things, including toys when we were young, and candy and gift cards as we got older. We try to do the same for our children.
These knit with fur stockings from JOANN are so beautiful! They are very budget-friendly too. I tried a different approach to hanging our stockings this year and placed three on each side of our mantel rather than spanning them across it. I love both looks! You can also hang all your stocking on just one side of your mantel.
Don’t have a mantel? There are plenty of ways to still hang your stockings, from simply using command hooks or using a stand-up stocking holder.
Can you catch just how pretty these elements can make a home for Christmas? You don’t need tons of things to create a lovely home. I hope you feel inspired to see how trees, ribbon + trimming, garland, wreaths, blankets, pillows, and stockings can bring the perfect look for a cozy, adorable Christmas look to your home this year and years to come.