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11 Simple Christmas Decorating Ideas, Tips, and Inspiration for the Holiday Season

Can you believe the holiday season is here? Come along as I share some simple ideas and plenty of inspiration when it comes to decorating for Christmas and the winter holidays.

Christmas kitchen decorating ideas

I don’t know about you but the winter holidays always have a tendency to sneak up on me.

It doesn’t matter when I start planning what to give people on my Christmas list or how I’m going to make the best holiday tablescape ever… I always seem to run out of time.

That’s why I try to make things simple. The less time it takes to decorate, the more time there is to enjoy what’s really important during the holidays.

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small Christmas tree in living room

Ideas to Start Decorating For the Holidays

Do you get overwhelmed when you start to think about the entire Christmas decorating process?

See 11 Quick and Simple Ideas to Start Decorating for the Winter Holidays HERE.

Christmas tree decorating ideas

A Little Cottage Christmas Tour

Are you a visual person like me who has to see pictures of homes and decorated spaces to get inspiration for your own home?

Come along as I take you on a little cottage Christmas tour, with plenty of vintage goodies and farmhouse-inspired style decor mixed in. 

2020’s holiday decor included lots of greenery, small Christmas trees, garlands, and magical twinkle lights.

greenhouse decorated for Christmas

Twas the Night Before Christmas Twinkle Light Home Tour

And speaking of twinkle lights, there’s nothing like that magical glow to liven up your home and outdoor spaces during the holiday season.

You can see my twinkle light tour from last year HERE.

small Christmas tree decorating ideas

Creative Christmas Tree Ideas for Your Small Spaces

Do you have a home or a particular room that’s more on the smaller side but still wants to display a festive Christmas tree?

You can see some creative Christmas tree ideas for those small spaces during the holidays HERE.

Christmas ornaments in vintage wooden crate

How to Create Holiday Vignettes in 5 Minutes

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to spend more time shopping, baking, and enjoying holiday events?

For a few easy ideas to create holiday vignettes in 5 minutes or less so you can free up some time for the things you really love doing during the holiday season HERE.

kitchen decorated for Christmas

Cottage Kitchen Decor Ideas for the Christmas Season

Are you already thinking of how you’re going to decorate your kitchen for Christmas this year?

For kitchen Christmas decorating ideas and to see how natural elements such as wreaths and fresh fruit can transform your kitchen into a perfectly festive space for the winter holidays HERE.

Christmas decorating ideas for the bedroom with garland and twinkle lights

How to Decorate Your Bedroom for the Holidays on a Budget

Are you looking for some ideas on how to decorate your bedroom for the holidays without spending a lot of money?

You can see creative ideas to decorate for the season on a budget HERE.

Magnolia and dried orange wreath

How to Make a Fresh Magnolia Mixed Branch Wreath

This easy-to-make fresh magnolia wreath is perfect for the fall season, as well as the holidays. And it can make a great gift for someone special.

See how I incorporated not only magnolia leaves from the tree in our yard but mixed branches of all kinds and dried oranges HERE.

dried oranges and greenery

CLICK HERE to find out how to dry oranges for your holiday crafts and decorations.

Christmas tablescape decorating ideas

How to Create a Christmas Cottage Tablescape

Have you been thinking about how you’re going to set your holiday table this year?

Read more about some of the ways you can create a tablescape for the Christmas holiday HERE.

greenhouse decorated for Christmas with vintage bike

Decorating the Outdoors for the Holidays

Are you looking for some outdoor decorating ideas to welcome your guests this season?

Find out how I decorated porches and paths to create a magical outdoor space for all to see HERE.

I hope these ideas help you when starting to decorate for the winter holiday and Christmas season. I can’t wait to show you what I’ve done this year around my home in the next few weeks. Stay tuned!

Until next time,

Happy Holiday Decorating!


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