Christmas Decorating Ideas

This time of the year, many of us are looking for Christmas decorating ideas to get a jump start on the upcoming season. I’ve been browsing online and found some gorgeous photos to share for inspiration. With Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales fast approaching, it’s a great time to find modern, traditional, Scandinavian, and rustic Christmas décor at great prices.

I hope these ideas help you transform your own home into a stunning and festive retreat!

Photo credit: bluegraygal
In the featured image above, Kelly Page uses blue and silver glass ornaments and gold garland to tie the tree into her existing decor.

Black & White Christmas Tree

Photo courtesy of: Craftberry Bush
This beautiful and unique tree was created using MacKenzie-Childs Christmas ornaments.

Modern Christmas Tree

Photo courtesy of: Pinterest
I love the simplicity of this stunning Christmas tree and surrounding décor. It’s minimalistic, yet still provides a festive feel.

 

Rustic Christmas Decorating Ideas
Rustic Christmas Decorating Ideas
Rustic Christmas Decorating Ideas

Photo courtesy of: Liz Marie
Liz Marie does a fabulous job with rustic decorating.  Her Christmas decor includes mixed metals with farmhouse touches such as cozy textures, burlap, mercury glass trees and flocked pine garland.

Farmhouse Christmas Decorating Ideas
Farmhouse Christmas Decorating Ideas
Farmhouse Christmas Decorating Ideas
Farmhouse Christmas Decorating Ideas

Photo courtesy of: Love Grows Wild
Liz Fourez decorates her bedroom using soft layers and cozy neutrals.  To give her bedroom a festive look, she started by laying out a super soft, chunky throw blanket on the bed, and hung two knit stockings at the foot of the bed.  The Christmas tree is decorated with large white ornaments, snow-covered pinecones, rusty old bells, lace and burlap ribbon. The design style is carried through the rest of her home, including the dining room.

Scandinavian Christmas

Photo courtesy of: Pinterest
If your preference is for a more minimalistic approach to design, a Scandinavian themed Christmas works well. The wood is complemented with shades of red, white, tan, and deep greens.

Simple Christmas Tablescape
Simple Christmas Tablescape

Photo courtesy of: Shades of Blue Interiors
Here’s another great Scandinavian inspired Christmas setting, using wooden chargers, hand-stitched napkins and a bit of fern to the napkin to add a feeling of festivity.  The centerpiece was created with white mugs filled with coarse salt, a white taper candle, and faux berries.

Christmas Tree in White & Gold
Christmas Tree in White & Gold
Christmas Dining Room

Photo courtesy of: Rooms for Rent
Using a more traditional approach, this tree was decorated using elegant white and gold matte and glossy ornaments.  The rich sheen of silver and gold reflects the timeless grandeur of the holiday season. I’ve also including an image of the dining room in this home, as it reflects the same attention to detail as the living area.

Pottery Barn & Williams-Sonoma Christmas Decorating Ideas

Pottery Barn and Williams-Sonoma both have Christmas catalogs with a ton of great Christmas decorating ideas.  Here are a few of my favorites this season. Pottery Barn has Pre-Black Friday Savings on now for 30% off on their Decorating Event. Williams-Sonoma is also having a sale for their favorite holiday gifts.

Williams Sonoma Tartan Sophistication

Tartan Sophistication
Rich red upholstery balances fresh white furnishings for an updated take on a classic holiday look. Style with tartan plaid pillows as well as statement prints and solids for a festive nod to the season. I love this modern approach to decorating for the holidays – it’s bold, dramatic and adds instant glamour. View all items in Tartan Sophistication, including plaid pillows, throws and Christmas decor.

Modern Christmas in Black, White & Red
Tartan Sophistication

Tartan Sophistication Bedroom 
The perfect holiday chic bedroom with plaid-perfect classic bedding to add a festive touch.

Traditional & Elegant Christmas
Christmas Decorating Ideas
Christmas Decorating Ideas
Christmas Decorating Ideas

Pottery Barn’s collection of Christmas decor takes several design styles this year, including New Nostalgia, Cozy Luxe, Artisanal Vintage and Coastal Cheer.

The New Nostalgia conjures up happy memories of Christmases past with cozy fabrics, timeless prints and the holidays most memorable icons. The collection includes beautiful bright knit stockings with playful prints, plaid pillows and reindeer ornaments, and snowflake crewel pillows.

Cozy Luxe has the softest layers, fresh winter whites and woodland touches that help you warm up with faux fur and set your style aglow.  This naturally inspired look is effortless and enchanting. Find glam garland, faux fur stockings, and champagne glitter trees.

Artisanal Vintage combines romantic hues, soft styling, and hints of metallic. The stockings are embroidered and embellished in gentle shades of grey, white, and creme with beaded snowflakes.

Coastal Cheer creates a beachy backdrop for your celebrations with vibrant blues that stand out against a whitewashed foundation. Anchor the room and make a splash with complimentary pillows in deep blues and contrasting whites.

All four styles capture the magic of winter with twinkling lights, cozy throws, and festive decor.

Pottery Barn Rustic Christmas
Pottery Barn Rustic Christmas
Pottery Barn Rustic Christmas
Denim Blue, Gold & Tan Christmas

Here’s another unique approach to Christmas decorating using denim, tan and shades of gold from the Emily & Meritt collection.

Christmas Dinnerware

It’s easy to host a merry meal and make this year’s holiday gatherings even more memorable with inspiring settings such as these Vintage Holly Berry Salad Plates.

Christmas Decorating
Christmas Decorating
Christmas Decorating
Rustic Christmas Dining Room
Christmas Throws
Christmas Decorating Ideas
Christmas Decorating Ideas

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