There's no better way to kick off the holiday season than by breaking out the festive decorations and decking your halls with all things Christmas. If you're looking for decorating inspiration, these Christmas themes will jumpstart your holiday trimming.
Top Christmas Themes for Decking Your Halls
Decorating for Christmas is a beloved tradition of many families, but if you're looking to change things up with your decorating, then try out these holiday themes to take your Christmas decor to the next level. From traditional garlands to winter-glam metallics, get the scoop on fresh ways to decorate for the holidays with these Christmas decorating ideas.
Mid-Century Modern Christmas Decorating Themes
Mid-Century Modern Christmas
If your idea of a perfect holiday theme includes Burl Ives on the record player and mixed whiskey sours, you might be mad for a Mid-Century Modern Christmas. Retro holiday decor is inspired by the mood and motifs of the '60s. Colorful tinsel trees and wreaths are the focus of this festive decor, while bold, shapely ornaments add character to the design. Opt for trees and wreaths made from brightly colored tinsel or aluminum — then add oversized ornaments in complementary colors. Finish the look with a warm touch by adding a soft shag or lambskin rug to the room. For more tips on retro holiday decorating, check out our Mid-Century Modern Christmas Decor Ideas.
Winter Glam Christmas Decorating Themes
Winter Glam Christmas
Go glam this Christmas with a few decorating tricks that will have your space glittering with holiday cheer. Winter Glam Christmas embodies the sparkling beauty of the winter season as crisp white tones and polished metallics embody the glitter of falling snow. Rich fabrics and decorative holiday throw pillows add softness to the space while opulent gold and silver ornaments bring glam appeal to the design. Keep the look light with a neutral winter-white color palette, and use metallic-tone gold and silver accents like candles, vases, throw pillows, and ornaments to elevate the luxe design. For more glamorous holiday style, check out our Winter Glam Christmas Decor Ideas.
Country Christmas Decorating Themes
If a laid-back, homey Christmas is your goal, a country-inspired Christmas theme is just what you've been looking for. Country Christmas brings nature indoors with fresh greenery and garlands winding throughout the each room. The Christmas tree is aglow with soft white lights and simple ornaments as baskets of wool and knit blankets provide comfort and warmth. Simple textures and natural accents are key to keeping this look homey and inviting. Opt for rustic elements like wicker and pine wreaths, burlap stockings, wooden holiday signage, copper mugs, and festive plaid or gingham throw pillows. To get more country-chic holiday decorating tips, check out our Country Christmas Decor Ideas.
Traditional Christmas Decorating Themes
Probably the most iconic Christmas decorating theme, Traditional Christmas evokes the warmth and elegance of traditional interior design with a holiday twist. Classic shades of red and green give this style a nostalgic feel, while gold and silver accents keep the look sophisticated. Whether faux or natural, look for fuller trees and wreaths that can be adorned with both store-bought and homemade ornaments. Place pillar and votive candles in polished metal and glass holders to warm up the room, and look for ornate stockings made from heavy fabrics to hang from classic nutcracker holders. Adorn the dining table with heavy linens in rich shades of red, green, and gold. Then finish the look with gold-rimmed dinnerware and heavy silver flatware. Read our holiday decorating guide to get more Traditional Christmas Decor Ideas.
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