Are you ready to spread some holiday cheer in your bedroom this season? I’ll show you how I decorated my bedrooms for Christmas and share some tips on budget-friendly decor and how to decorate a smaller room.
Do you decorate your bedroom for the holiday season? If you’re holding back, keep in mind that a little goes a long way when it comes to Christmas decorations in the bedroom. It doesn’t take much to get your room in the holiday spirit.
Today I’m going to share some easy ideas to help make your bedroom more festive for the Christmas season.
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A Week of Christmas Home Tours
I’m joining my blogging friends this week for 26 holiday home tours. Every day this week there will be several bloggers taking you on a tour of their homes, all decked out for Christmas.
I want to thank my friend Marty at A Stroll Through Life for coordinating and hosting this event.
If you just came from Kathy at Up To Date Interiors, welcome. I’m so glad you’re here. Didn’t you love the Christmas color palette ideas she shared along with her holiday home tour?
Be sure to visit the other blogs this week. Read to the end where the links to each post are listed.
Christmas Bedroom Decor Ideas
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Before we get started with my bedroom tours, I want to share a few of my favorite things. These are the things I try to incorporate when decorating any room for Christmas.
My favorite thing to do when decorating is to bring natural elements from the outdoors inside the home. Going foraging in your yard for greenery like evergreen branches, holly berries, pinecones, and magnolia leaves is so rewarding.
On the mantel, I mixed a faux Norfolk pine garland with fresh magnolia leaves from our tree.
I also have fresh greenery and pinecones sprinkled throughout the bedroom.
Many primary bedrooms these days have room for full-sized Christmas trees. But how do you transform a smaller space for the holidays when there’s no room for a regular tree?
Bring in a fresh or faux miniature Christmas tree.
I don’t use real trees anymore because I start decorating for Christmas earlier than I used to and a fresh Christmas tree would dry out before I took it down.
Fairy String Lights
A simple strand of twinkle lights across a wall, headboard, or strung on a garland does the trick when you don’t have a lot of space in a small bedroom.
Putting Christmas lights up can be such an easy way to transform any room into a festive and magical space.
Garland Around the Windows
Looking for some festive cheer?
Adding garland to a mantel or around the window trim looks festive and is a perfect decor strategy when working with a small bedroom.
One of my favorite Christmas bedroom decorations to bring in is a beautiful wreath.
I chose an all-white option from Target and some fresh greenery, but you can hang wreaths with greens and berries to make the room pop.
Who says Christmas decorations are just for hanging on a Christmas tree?
Spruce up your space by displaying ornaments in a mercury bowl, dough bowl, or on the garland.
A Throw and Accent Pillows
When you’re looking to decorate simply and quickly for the holidays, adding a throw blanket and accent pillows is a great idea.
Plaids and tartan throws are very popular when decorating with more traditional colors.
Here I decided to use a plaid scarf as a table runner.
These holiday decor favorites are perfect for…
- a small bedroom
- decorating for Christmas on a budget
- for those who don’t have a lot of time to decorate for the holidays
Cozy Cottage Christmas Primary/Master Bedroom Tour
Here’s the primary bedroom in our home.
Let’s not sugarcoat it. It’s tiny! I think this is the smallest bedroom I’ve ever slept in.
But what it lacks in size it makes up for in the charm department. We’ve made a lot of changes to this room since buying this house over 10 years ago.
Some of the Renovations We’ve Done Over the Years
This cabinet was originally a stand-alone piece that was crafted at the same time the house was being built in 1920.
We added another custom built-in on the opposite wall of the room which we use as a dresser.
If you look carefully, you will see that there is literally no room for a dresser in this space so we had to be creative. We barely have enough room for the bedside tables.
The drywall was in poor condition so we installed tongue and groove walls to cover it.
We added a bathroom off of the bedroom a couple of years after we moved in.
White Christmas Bedroom Decor Ideas
Transforming this bedroom into a festive winter wonderland didn’t take long. The room is small so I only added a few things.
I kept our white pillows and bedding and added a pink and blue vintage quilt. A white throw pillow with a Christmas tree adds interest.
I have yet to decorate with traditional colors in this room because of the blue walls.
Decorating the Mantel
Our mantel, built by my hubby is my favorite thing to decorate. I always love the festive feel the room gets after decorating it.
I used faux Norfolk pine evergreen garland with magnolia leaves and crinkly cream pom-pom garlands I found at a local shop last year.
The warm white lights on the mantel create a bit of whimsy.
Other Decor in the Bedroom
The Christmas wreath above the bed and hung on my vintage shutters came from Target during the fall season but I love it so much I decided to keep it out for another season.
Do you see the greenery around each of the chandelier lights? I used napkin holders made of faux greens.
A few holiday decorations here and there like the white flocked mini trees and dough bowl filled with ornaments dress up this space.
Our Guest Room is Making Its Debut
How crazy is it that I have been on Instagram for 4 years and have had my blog for 3 years and have not shared my guest bedroom?
Red and White Color Theme
This room has a completely different color scheme from the master bedroom. I really don’t use too many bright reds around the house during the Christmas season so this was a fun room to decorate.
Our master bedroom downstairs has a king-sized bed so I’m not able to use this red and white patterned coverlet and shams but I love them so much. So it’s a treat to bring them out every Christmas up in the guest room.
Other Christmas Ideas for Bedroom Decor
Mini Christmas trees sit perfectly on this antique nightstand. Faux red berries brighten up the green tree a bit but I’d love to get a faux-flocked tree for this bedroom next Christmas.
Next up is my friend Christy at Our Southern Home where you’re in for the most beautiful holiday home tour.
I hope you found some of these Christmas bedroom decor ideas helpful. Festive touches and a little Christmas cheer go a long way in the bedroom.
Until next time,
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays.
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