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22 Christmas decoration Ideas you don't want to miss in 2022

by Note with Love Team - Dec 24, 2022
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Are you one of those people who gets excited about Christmas as early as September? Do the thoughts of glistening decorations, colorful bows, and wilted greenery make you happy? Well, That's me. If you're anything like me, your Christmas season begins long before December 25th.

It's time to be creative and experiment with different decor ideas. Your Christmas decoration props can be homemade or store-bought. Even if you are not a big crafter, you will enjoy making things for the holiday season.

To lessen your stress this holiday season, I've compiled a list of cute Christmas decoration ideas that will make your home look bright and festive all month long.  Whether you want a traditional setting or something unique, you will find it here.

1. Candy Cane Door Decor

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How about starting your holiday door decoration by making a wreath and swag?

Place the candy canes in a circle and use hot glue to affix them, making sure that the hooks are all pointing in the same direction or opposite. Add round peppermint candies to the center, slightly overlapping them, and gluing them in place. At the top, tie a ribbon around two candy canes to hang. You can use small candy canes and ribbons at the center as well. Arrange them in different ways to see which one you like before using glue on them.

For the more "proper" wreath, you will need a foam wreath and cover it with ribbon or something that can hold glued items. Now glue  small  candy canes and peppermint balls to conceal the foam. If you cannot find a foam wreath youu can use any foam and cut a wreath with scissors yourself. In that case draw the circles for getting a perfect shape. Now hang the wreath with a red or white thick ribbon.

To create swag, hot-glue extra-large, and regular candy canes together while staggering the heights and angles of the hooks. Put greenery inside the stem after tying a bow around it.

2. Accent A Collection

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Brighten every corner of your house with the holiday spirit. The top of a table, staircase, mantels, windows, or other out-of-the-way areas can be used to add glitz and shine. Hang garlands made of citrus slices from a pretty plaid ribbon or any other way you want. Fill nearly half of the vases with fresh greenery, such as magnolia, boxwood, winterberry, and American cranberry bush berries, among other things. To complement the green and red elements, string holly berries across your furniture.

3. The Green Accord

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In recent years, it has become fashionable to make Christmas decorations that are less artificial and more natural, such as a real tree or garland draped on the stairs and mantel. I'm not suggesting that you hang natural garlands inside your living room! I am aware of the mess it makes and how much energy is wasted cleaning it up. Simply choose from a variety of gorgeous faux greens that pass for the real thing and give off the just-picked-from-nature vibe we all adore. You might also bring home additional items such as acorns, pinecones, sticks, and twigs. The highlight of this green look is frosted decorations with flocked or white trees.

4. Stick to the tried-and-true

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Traditional Christmas decorations are timeless and will never go out of style! Christmas in the traditional sense entails a lot of red and green! Today's style for Christmas decorations is white with accents of red and greenery. Nostalgic decorations such as Santa and bottle brush trees, vintage ornaments in a bowl with fairy lights, or filling a lantern with them are also trendy! Put them on the strings of your tree and garland. The secret is to incorporate them into centerpieces, vignettes, and other arrangements for a brand-new, modern appearance. If you don't have time to deal with all of this hassle, check out online retailers like Pottery Barn, Ballard Designs, Frontgate, Crate And Barrel, Kirkland's Anthropologie, Target, etc. They all have a diverse collection of traditional color schemes that include red and green.

5. A Hot Chocolate Bar

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Making a quick and easy hot chocolate bar, or any other type of festive bar is a great way to prepare your home for the holidays without spending a fortune. You can simply use items you already have on hand, such as chocolate chips, coffee cups, straws, hot cocoa, marshmallows, etc. It will be the talk of the town when your holiday party goes from drab to fab thanks to a delicious drinks bar.

6. DIY Festive Vignettes

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One of the most traditional Christmas decorating ideas is to make some simple holiday vignettes and place them around your home to get into the holiday spirit. All you need is a few decorative pieces, something to contain them in, and somewhere to put your finished vignette. Pinecones, mini wreaths, a gingerbread house, and a mini Santa are just a few examples. Place your holiday vignettes throughout your home on coffee tables, dressers, and more. The majority of the items in these vignettes can be homemade or found at a thrift store for free.

7. Stairwell With Glitzy Accents

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Who doesn't appreciate Christmas decorating ideas for the stairwell? This one is no exception. Decorate the stairwell with a glittering garland from the banisters. Instead of hanging ornaments all the way up the stairs, a single swag at the top will suffice. Incorporate fairy lights into the garland.

8. Deck The Porch

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One of the most boring Christmas decoration ideas to me is to keep magical Christmas trees inside. Placing them directly on the porch or stairwell looks the best. To make the porch look festive, add chic lighting to the outdoor area. This is precisely what everyone wants for Christmas. Tust me! So the rule is to bring as many trees as possible. Also, don't forget to turn on the lights. The more lights there are, the better!

9. Cozy Backyard

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Give your Christmas decor a cozy touch by creating almost a magical outdoor hangout if its not snowing. Set up a fire in your backyard and place some cushions with a mattress on the ground to make it feel like a living room. With Christmas lights and other decorations, you can add life to the area as a whole while still keeping it stylish and charming.

10. The Christmas Wall Hanging 

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A row of brightly colored, gift-wrapped boxes hung from a rustic branch will turn a long hallway or corridor into a lovely wall hanging. It's a pretty way to present small gift boxes and Christmas cards. Use leftover ribbon to hang from the brunch. You can go for a more festive look as well. Use red and green wrapper on the boxes and add berries on the branch.

11. The North Pole Setting

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Decorate your front yard to resemble the North Pole. Place Santa, three Reindeer, and the Christmas Tree on the snow fluff.  Don't forget to place a cardinal bird as well.

12. Like A Hallmark Movie

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Want your house to appear as if it's from a Hallmark movie? Decorate your windows, house plants, bar area, doorway, trees, and even the shelves with red, white, and green twinkling lights. You can tweak any garland by adding ornaments, and lights, or even flocking it with white spray paint. Just like in every holiday movie, poinsettias are a must-have in your living room during the holiday season.

13. Christmas In Metallics

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Out of all Christmas decor trends, Metallic seems to be perfect for colder months because it warms up the space. It has a very subtle design that complements the colors used for table settings while still retaining a hint of traditional Christmas decor. Replace all of the traditional colors, such as green, red, white, silver, and blue, with a mix of gold and mesh copper. The key is to have them blend in so that it makes sense.

14. Christmas Mantel

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The larger the better when it comes to your Christmas mantel. Nothing beats creating the perfect whimsical Christmas mantel. Attach vintage ornaments, bright red stockings, or even cozy candles that complement your existing decor for an elevated look.

15. DIY Chandelier Christmas Decor

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Don't overlook the chandelier just because there're so many places to hang holiday decorations. Decorate your chandelier with greenery and berries, bows, and strings of Christmas beads. Use Magnolia trimmings tucked around the pillar candles to make them stand out.

16. Pretty-up Presents

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There are always a few extras that don't fit on the tree. Why not put them to good use instead of putting them back? Gift toppers are easy to make with miniature ornaments, shards of faux foliage, and broken-off berries. Wrap your gifts in simple brown paper tied with lengths of colored ribbon or raffia to give them a high-end appearance. Attach your beautiful handmade tag.

17. DIY Vintage Toolbox Centerpiece

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For an easy centerpiece, fill a chippy wood toolbox with tree clippings and berries. Add silver ornaments and ribbon for the bling. You can add retro silver tinsel garland with a bow or two. In the center, you can place some white birds too.

18. DIY Table Runner Decorations

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One of the Christmas decor trends nowadays is to have a table runner in vibrant Christmas hues. Create the runner with holly leaves using card stock in light and dark green. Leaf veins can be pierced with a wooden skewer, and then they can be traced with a green colored pencil. Put some jingle bells on the foliage that resembles berries.

19. Festive Table Setting

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This idea is perfect for bringing a festive look to your dining table. Place some branches in curved pattern and add berry branches in the middles of the table as if nature is your table runner! Add fruits like pomegranate, figs, or grapes to the scene. You can place tall candles in holders to eleavate the decoration

20. Artificial Christmas Tree

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If you don't have the time for Christmas tree decorations, you can start looking for artificial trees. This full-silhouette tree gives your holiday theme a Midas touch and adds a wow factor to any room. It looks great with or without the ornaments and string lights. These trees come in a variety of themes and sizes.

21. DIY Winter Wonderland

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Whether you want to follow Christmas decor trends or not, your living room needs some Scandinavian influences. Turn your entire home into a winter wonderland with a beautiful winter entryway filled with flocked trees in baskets and pots that make you feel like you're walking through a snowy forest. For Christmas tree decorations, drape it with a white faux fur garland, pearly ornaments, and a silver topper with some faux fur and metallic glasses on the table to complete the wonderland look. You can add snowman and snowballs made of white fabric in the living room will only enhance the theme.

22. Garlands From Recycled Materials

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If you're on a tight budget for Christmas tree decorations and want something other than tinsel, consider making your own garland with recycled materials. Making these garlands are as simple as stringing together items like popcorn, coffee filters, and pine cones. Give your Christmas a retro twist by upcycling old vintage tulle and knitted dishcloths into a one-of-a-kind garland.

Everyone enjoys Christmas activities such as preparing Christmas dinner, decorating the tree, and taking cute photos for cards in their Christmas PJs. If you are struggling with Christmas card photo ideas take a look here!

A festive jingle is the best way to get people in the holiday mood. I believe that the moment we begin to decorate our homes for Christmas is the official beginning of the Christmas season. No matter how big or small your space is, think about using these cheerful and fun Christmas decorating ideas. Spending a peaceful morning with your family brainstorming Christmas decoration ideas and putting them into action is also a great way to bond.

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