Still rocking red and green everything and a tinsel-covered tree for Christmas? Might be time for a holiday décor upgrade. You do regular updates to your home’s everyday décor, right? Why stick with the same ‘ole stuff when it comes to the holiday season.
Need some inspiration to modernize or glamorize your holiday home? Check out these examples.
Christmas in black and white
Who says you need to go all red and green to show your holiday spirit?
Learn how to make the wreath on their website.
Decorating the mantel is one of the easiest ways to pump up the holiday flavor in your home. But what’s not always so easy is getting the look right. This DIY version uses a framed, chalkboard-painted backdrop to showcase a simple green wreath, with a combination of greenery and twinkling lights below.
Freshome also likes the idea of decorating with blue at Christmas, and bringing in elements to create a coastal feel.
“A frosted decor livened with blue tones can really make a difference this Christmas,” they said. “Adding some starfish and jellyfish tree decorations and hanging coastal-inspired stockings on the fireplace mantel is just what you need to create a feeling of a coastal Christmas.”
There are a million ways to decorate your tree, but one of our new favorites includes these DIY chalkboard–painted ornaments. They can be created easily, personalized by family members, and help make the tree like modern and chic. You can find an easy tutorial here.
Tablescapes and traditional vignettes are great – and, of course, great attention is going to be paid to your tree – but don’t pass up opportunities to showcase your unique holiday flair in unexpected ways and places throughout the house, like on the stairs.
“Rethink your wreaths and instead of limiting them to doors, display some over your windows to bring the holiday spirit to your room’s vertical plains,” said MYDOMAINE. “Use a colorful ribbon to hang them to add a vibrant splash or opt for a shimmering metallic to inject some sparkle.