The holiday season is another opportunity to show off your personal style. Whether you love to display treasured Christmas decorations or you want to try a cohesive, new look, explore some of our favorite decorating theme ideas and get inspired to switch up your Christmas style this year.
Christmas Themes by Color
Selecting a unified color scheme is one of the most popular ways to decorate for the holiday season. Take a cue from traditional Christmas colors, or try a glam look with jewel tones, a frosty pastel scheme, or just mix and match your personal favorite colors for a truly customized space. Metallic accents can complement most color combinations and bring a little extra holiday sparkle. Work your color scheme into your Christmas tree decorations and throughout your room by mixing it in with accents, pillows, and other holiday décor. Explore some of our favorite color combinations below.
One of the most beloved color schemes for the season, the red and gold look gets amped up by saturating your space in rich ruby hues. Break up the monochromatic feel with metallic accents to add extra glamour.
Green & Blue
Let nature be your guide in styling a chic green and blue Christmas look. The dining room is the perfect spot to mix and match chairs in organic shades alongside a natural wood grain table. Touchable textures, showstopping lighting, and glowing candles help set the scene for memorable holiday meals.
Take inspiration from the southern California desert and deck your space in soft hues of gold, blues, and terracotta. Mix natural elements with a little bit of sparkle for an organically magical holiday decorating style.
Channel the color scheme of a kids’ favorite film with a blend of icy blue shades and snowy white. Mix in glittery Christmas ornaments in jewel tones alongside flocked greenery and the soft glow of white Christmas lights for a refreshing holiday style.
It’s hard to argue with traditional red and green colors for your Christmas décor. Energize neutral dining room furniture with garlands, pillows, and metallic accents. Deck a classic tree in red, silver, and gold ornaments along with other trim for an easy way to holidize your space.
Christmas Themes by Style
Take a cue from your favorite décor styles to create a Christmas theme that suits your space. Look to the furniture pieces you already own for inspiration. Add retro touches to a mid-century space or rustic elements to a farmhouse or industrial room. Keep in mind the elements you love about your favorite style. Highlight the sparkle and rich colors in a glam space or go for an understated vibe in a minimalist home by carefully curating your holiday decorations. See some of our favorite decorating ideas by style below.
Relaxed farmhouse furniture sets the scene for a down-home holiday look. Greenery and pinecones enhance a shelf while black and white accents trim the tree. A blend of rustic seasonal and year-round décor completes this easygoing space.
Put a twist on a favorite holiday theme by mixing elegant red and white ornaments, flocked décor, and a traditional Santa with organic-inspired touches and understated accents. Bring on the buffalo plaid for an extra pop of classic holiday flair.
Put a retro twist on traditional Christmas decorations. Marquee lighting, an on-trend ombre tree, and an understated wreath turn a mid-century modern living room into a fun and whimsical space to celebrate.
Try a refreshing take on beach-themed Christmas decorations by swapping out your tree for a surfboard. Pile ornaments and greenery in an oversized clamshell and pepper lights and garland throughout your space for a laid-back yet festive feel.
Make a dramatic statement this holiday season with a glam-inspired look dripping with gold. Sparkling accents grab attention while black and white stockings and a bold black tree with satiny blue ornaments harmonize perfectly.
Unique Christmas Decorating Themes
Think outside the gift box for a truly one-of-a-kind holiday look. Whether you take a cue from your favorite animal, a film franchise, a treasured hobby, a memorable travel experience, or even your best Christmas sweater, you can style your space to celebrate all of your favorite things throughout the season.
Bring holiday décor to other rooms in your home. Try a greenery-forward look to set the tone for this dining room holiday style. Accent trees, twigs and berries, and natural touches swap in for the season while a down-home vibe remains year-round.
Try a stately, sophisticated look with a mix of ceramic Chinoiserie, metallic accents, and decorative trees, cloches, and lighting. An understated wreath and pops of greenery add timeless holiday appeal.
Take inspiration from your favorite flannels with a buffalo-plaid space full of Christmas cheer. A classic Christmas tree and garland let this bold pattern shine on pillows, stockings, and decorative accents for a relaxed and cozy feel.
No matter what decorating theme idea you choose for your space this year, find all the holiday pieces you love at Hayneedle.