Much like wreaths, string lights, and a stately Douglas fir, Christmas garlands are one of the iconic must-haves for holiday decorating. We’re sharing 11 of our favorite ways to decorate with garlands, from the traditional to the unexpected.
To add a touch of holiday cheer to a piece of year-round wall décor, try draping a festive garland around an oversized mirror. You’ll retain the function of the mirror while still adding plenty of Christmas flair.
If your home doesn’t feature a mantel, banister, or other expendable space, you can use everyday furniture pieces to decorate for the season. Drape a garland across a bookcase, cabinet, or china hutch to achieve the holiday look you love.
Make a seasonal statement by adorning a console table in your foyer, hallway, or living room. Guests will be welcomed with holiday cheer, and you’ll love the reminder of the upcoming holiday whenever you enter your home. Add other pieces of holiday décor – such as a mini tree, festive pillows, or reindeer statuettes – to make an even bolder statement.
The mantel is one of the most traditional places to display a Christmas garland, but that certainly doesn’t mean it’s played-out or boring. We love the look of a whimsical felt garland paired with a matching felt wreath – it’s a fun updated twist on the classic holiday look.
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For a unique and stylish holiday look, line a doorway or arch with your favorite Christmas garland. It’s a simple way to incorporate the holiday staple without going explicitly Christmas-themed, and adds a chic touch of sparkle to any room.
Garlands aren’t just for the mantel, banister, or walls. Use your favorite garland to create a stylish centerpiece at the dining table. Whether you prefer wrapping it around a candelabra or simply snaking it across the table, it’s sure to add plenty of holiday cheer.
We love the classic look of a Christmas garland winding its way down a stair rail. Use a simple, traditional garland for a more minimalist look, or make a bold statement with a flocked garland adorned with lights, ornaments, and pine cones.
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Create a Christmastime look that can be enjoyed indoors or out by hanging a garland across a window. It’s a simple way to deck your halls from inside the house, and once the sun sets, its twinkling lights can be enjoyed from outside.
We love the idea of seasonal statements in the bedroom, and the chic canopy bed in this space is a perfect example. Wrap your favorite garland across the posts of a canopy bed, and watch as your bedroom quickly transforms into a winter wonderland. We especially love the look of this boho, ivy-like garland.
For an easy seasonal update in the bedroom, simply place a garland across the top of a headboard. We love the minimalist berry detailing on this unlit garland – it adds just the right amount of holiday flair without going over-the-top.
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If you have bunk beds in your home, you can easily adorn them for the holidays with a hanging Christmas garland. A kid-friendly felt garland eliminates the risk of scratchy needles in the bed, and looks delightful alongside holiday bedding or decorative pillows.
If you’re ready to deck your halls for the holidays, Hayneedle has Christmas garlands in all the styles you love. Shop pre-lit, unlit, flocked, felt, and ornamental garlands to create the holiday look that’s just right for you.