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5 Quick Ways to Spruce Up Your Christmas Decor for 2021

Are you looking to freshen up your holiday decor? Here are 5 quick ways to spruce up your Christmas decor for 2021.

With the temps cooling down to I need a jacket level, the leaves are almost done falling and it’s time to start thinking Christmas!!!!

Last Christmas, I decorated with holiday neutrals and pops of red.

It was really beautiful!

But this year, I’m thinking about toning it down and decorating it with beautiful holiday neutrals and timeless winter decor.

Before I get started decorating, I’m shopping my home first to see what I already have that will fit my Christmas theme.

Here are 5 quick ways to spruce up your Christmas decor!

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5 Quick Ways to Spruce Up Your Christmas Decor 2021

We don’t have to spend tons of money to spruce up our Christmas Decor every year.

But there are a things we can do to spice things up so it feels fresh and new.

And it doesn’t mean you have to do all of them.

Even the smallest of changes can make your holiday home feel fresh and new for the upcoming season.

Here are 5 simple ways to update your Christmas decor for 2021.

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Swap Out Throw Pillows

I don’t know about you, but I LOVE to change out my throw pillows.

Oftentimes, I just buy new pillow covers because they are easier to store than actual pillows.

But throw pillows add such a vibe when it comes to seasonal home decor.

So consider changing them out seasonally to freshen up your home.

Rustic Farmhouse Christmas Decorating Ideas

I am totally getting THESE evergreen tree pillows for my living room.

They are beautiful, understated, and will look amazing beyond the holiday season.

But I’m also loving:

  • THIS festive and cozy pillow
  • THIS cozy neutral winter pillow
  • And I love THIS soft and cozy plaid pillow for the holidays
  • But THIS cozy neutral plaid would look great from the holidays well into winter.

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Change Your Area Rug

Way back when I probably wouldn’t suggest this as a change, but there are SO many great affordable area rugs out there that make it so easy to change it up for the season.

I really want to get THIS one.

But I don’t know, I love THIS one too.

Aren’t they so festive?

I may get a 5×7 for my kitchen here and then decorate with what I already have from there.

Although we are moving, I can use this same rug in the new house.

Which one do you like better?

Rustic Farmhouse Christmas Decorating Ideas

Add Cozy Christmas Linens

Swap out your bedding, add some cozy chunky knit throws, and change bath and kitchen towels.

Depending on the vibe I’m going for, even a small holiday-inspired towel can make a big impact in a small space.

Christmas Decorating in the Living Room

Right now, I am loving THIS color for my bedroom.

It’s simple, it’s understated and would look amazing for longer than just the holidays.

Swap out some seasonal throw pillows and a throw blanket and it’s a solid decor staple for my home.

Shop for Cozy Winter and Holiday Linens

Don’t Forget the Winter Florals and Decor

I’m a huge fan of plants and flowers, both real and faux.

They make spaces feel more alive, provide lots of character and help boost the mood.

Tuck some faux evergreen sprigs on a shelf and bam, you’ve got a gorgeous winter vibe.

Cozy Christmas Decorating in the Living Room

Here are my faves that sold out SUPER QUICK last year so if you want them, I’d order them now:

  • THIS garland
  • THESE branches for fillers
  • THIS wreath
  • THESE make great fillers for small arrangements or tucking in on shelves.
  • THESE are great for crocks, vases, baskets, vintage crates and toolboxes.
  • THIS adds a lot of texture and dimension in arrangements.
  • I don’t have THIS one but I’ve got it in my shopping cart for the new house.
  • But I’m also loving THIS one.
  • How gorgeous is THIS wreath?
  • And THESE look great in anything!
Rustic Farmhouse Christmas Decorating Ideas

Much like plants and florals, it’s essential to add pine cones, ornaments, berries and other natural organic elements to spruce up the 2021 Christmas decor.

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Shop for Faux Winter Greens and Florals

Scented Candles and Mood Lighting are Must Haves

Nothing feels like the holidays more than some warm, glowing winter-scented candles and twinkle lights.

Do you have a favorite scented candle for the holidays?

I love anything cranberry.

I’m also a huge fan of battery-operated flameless candles and string lights.

Tip: Look for ones with timers or remotes – it makes it SO much easier to turn several on.

How many more months until christmas?

THIS is the pre-lit garland I have in my kitchen on my window and top of the cabinets.

You definately want this one – I added mine to my winter green garlands and it looks AMAZING.

It’s a little pricey but I haven’t found anything like it anywhere else so to me, it’s worth it.

Rustic Farmhouse Christmas Decorating Ideas

Plus, It looks so much better than plain string lights.

And THESE are the pretty lit cones too.

I couldn’t find them last year, but they are selling them again this year, so don’t wait!

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  1. Great tips Stacy! I use neutral Christmas decor.

    Except some ornaments I have collected over the years.

    I always make new crafts. I can’t help myself