Looking for Christmas and holiday decorating ideas? Wait until you see the festive home decor ideas you should try this year.
It’s Day 7 of the 10 days of Christmas where my friends and I are bringing you daily inspiration to get psyched up and ready for the holidays.
Can you believe it’s Day 7 already? Wow – and we still have so much to cover!
The 10 Days of Christmas lineup includes:
- Day 1 – Christmas DIY Ideas
- Day 2 – Front Porch Decorating Ideas
- Day 3 – Christmas Tree Ideas
- Day 4 – Christmas Table Decor Ideas
- Day 5 – Christmas Cookies and Sweet Treats
- Day 6 – Christmas Decorating Ideas
- Day 7 – Bloggers’ Favorite Christmas Idea
- Day 8 – Gift Wrapping Ideas
- Day 9 – Wreaths & Front Door Decor
- Day 10 – Winter Greenery
In today’s post, my friends and I are sharing our favorite Christmas decorating ideas. From kissing balls to decorating with Christmas bells and bows, you’ll find a slew of holiday decorating ideas that will fit your aesthetic for the season.
Wait until you see these 9 Bloggers’ best Christmas decorating ideas that will make your unique, cozy and beautiful for the holidays.
(Posts on stacyling.com may contain affiliate links. Click HERE for full disclosure.)
The 10 Days of Christmas
I’m super excited to share each day with some of my favorite holiday ideas as part of the 10 Days of Christmas.
The ladies I’m sharing with are some of the best in the home decor business and I feel very blessed to be a part of something so fun with these talented bloggers.
If you are new here, I’m Stacy, a self-taught master gardener who lives and gardens in northern New Jersey, zone 6a.
I’ve been gardening for 20+ years and enjoy helping beginner gardeners find their inner green thumb, as well as discover a love for all things plants and flowers. I love to bring the outdoors inside my home too.
I hope you enjoy visiting my home today and hope you come back so we can grow stuff and create beautiful spaces together.
9 Clever Christmas DIY Ideas You Should Try This Year
Since we just moved to our vintage farmhouse less than a year ago, I’m looking for fresh ways to decorate our new home this year.
I’m not totally certain what’s going where or how I’m decorating for the holidays yet, so I need all of the Christmas inspiration I can get!
For the last year, we’ve been updating rooms because most of them were pretty dark and full of faux finishes.
If you are interested to see the before and afters, you can see all of the transformations here:
- Before and After Sunroom
- 5 Small Sunroom Ideas on a Budget
- Family Room Makeover Project
- Front Entry Hall Renovation
- Dining Room Makeover Part 1
- Dining Room Makeover Part 2
Aside from renovating rooms, we’ve been really busy shopping and thrifting to furnish the house too on a budget.
And now, I’m looking for some Christmas decorating deals on a budget too.
Have you found any good holiday bargains yet? If so let me know in the comments below.
Not sure what to get friends, family, and others in your life this year? I got you!
Get my 25-page free downloadable shoppable gift guide that has lots of great ideas for him, for her, teen boys and girls, kids, teachers, gardeners, pet lovers, and lots lots more!
My hope is that this guide will help you knock this part of the hustle and bustle off your list so you can sit back and savor the season a bit more.
Grab your free guide here.
Some DIY Decorating Ideas I’m Doing This Year
But aside from shopping around, I’ll make a few things like these paperbag snowflakes that are so easy to make and look pretty with any style of Christmas decor.
I want to add them to our front entry hall with my new, never before seen King of Christmas tree.
And with all of the gardens here, we are blessed with plenty of evergreens. So I plan to pot up some cuttings to make outdoor winter planters for the porch.
Every year these planters look totally unique depending on the cuttings I find. One year, I planted them fresh cut greens around these small arbor vitae trees I had in my favorite urns.
And another year, I used the trimmings from our Christmas tree with some dried sedum autumn joy and some other goodies that I planted in my urns.
I’m sure I’ll a fresh centerpiece for the dining table too as we get closer to Christmas. That will be more of a last minute project so it’s fresh and beautiful when guests arrive to celebrate.
Do you have a favorite DIY Christmas decorating idea? If you do, I’d love to hear in the comments below.
Before I get started decorating this year, here are 9 of our favorite holiday decorating ideas you should try.
How to Make a Christmas Kissing Ball
Skip the mistletoe and hang a beautiful Christmas kissing ball that you made on a budget using fresh greens and some holiday decor. Learn how to make a Christmas kissing ball in a few easy steps!
Homemade Hot Chocolate In a Jar & Printable Gift Tag
Looking for a fun, quick and easy DIY gift idea? My good friend Kelly from The Tattered Pew shared this perfect gift idea to give to your neighbors, teachers or friends. It’s homemade hot chocolate in a jar along with some darling printable gift tags to give it that personal touch!
Five Ways to Repurpose Christmas Card
What do you do with all those Christmas cards that show up in the mail? My good friend KariAnne from Thistlewood Farms says ‘Don’t toss them!’ Try these creative ideas instead.
How to Make Beautiful Fluffy Christmas Bows in 5 Easy Steps
Learn how to make the easiest fluffy bows in minutes with my good friends Anne and AnnMarie from Simply 2 Moms because bows are a great way to add style to wreaths, gifts and other home décor. Wait until you see how easy these are to make!
Easy to Make Christmas Village Houses
Wait until you see how my good friend Jennifer from Cottage on Bunker Hill turned a few unfinished wood houses into very expensive-looking additions to my DIY Christmas village! All it took was a little paint and sparkle!
How To Create A Simple Hot Cocoa Bar
Looking for a way to make your friends and family feel welcome this Christmas? My good friend Kim from Cottage in the Mitten shared how to create this simple hot cocoa bar that you’ve got to try this year!
How To Make A Dried Fruit & Herb Christmas Garland
See how to easily make a unique, sustainable dried fruit and herb Christmas garland with my good friend Rachel from The Ponds Farmhouse She’s made several dried fruit garlands for previous holidays, but this one is her favorite. Wait until you see how easy it is to make too!
How to Use Christmas Bells in Your Festive Decor
My good friend Robyn from Robyn’s French Nest thinks we should fill our homes with intentional purpose this Christmas and create a simple Christmas bell DIY idea to create festive beauty in your home! Wait until you see how easy and beautiful this is to create!
Holiday Home Tour 2021: Kitchen and Master Bedroom
My good friend Brendt from She Gave It a Go is super excited to share her Holiday home tour where she enjoyed using farmhouse-style Christmas decor with lots of festive signs, faux pre-lit greenery, chunky blankets, and cozy twinkle lights. Wait until you see all of the beautiful inspiration!
I hope you found some amazing holiday inspiration today.
Is there anything on this list you think you’ll make or do with your holiday decor this year?
I really appreciate you dropping by the blog today and look forward to the next time we get together.
Want to Learn How to Decorate With Fresh Greens for the Holidays?
Sign up here for my email and get a discount on my ebook, 15 Easy Ways to Decorate With Fresh Greens for the Holidays that offers beautiful, budget-friendly, and sustainable holiday decorating inspiration using fresh greens from the landscape.
This 40-page guide is full of simple DIY holiday decorating ideas that includes how to cut, care for, and design with fresh greens, as well as tips to purchase and incorporate faux greens with your holiday decorating style to create a cozy, beautiful, and organic vibe.
From porch styling to cozy centerpiece and tablescape inspiration, wait until you try these budget-friendly holiday decorating ideas using fresh greens for every room in your home.
Looking For More Christmas Decorating Ideas?
Wait until you see these holiday decorating, entertaining, and food ideas to create a cozy home for Christmas.
- 23 Inspiring Christmas Aesthetics for 2022
- The Cutest Scented Christmas Gift Tags DIY
- First Christmas in Our New Home Tour
- Last Christmas in Our Home Tour
- 6 Delicious Dinner Ideas for Christmas
- Christmas Tree Ornament Storage Hack (Tiktok Made Me Do It)
- 6 Clever Christmas Dinner Easy Table Decorating Ideas
- Christmas Decorating Trends for 2021
- 13 Simple Christmas Decorating Ideas for Your Home
- How to Make an Advent Wreath
- 5 Clever Ideas for the Prettiest Christmas Table Settings
- 17 Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas
- Easy Christmas Cookies
- Rustic Farmhouse Christmas Decorating Ideas
Sign Me Up!
Sign up for my free newsletter to get blog posts, seasonal tips, recipes, and more delivered straight to your inbox!
Plus, get free VIP access to my Resource Library where you’ll find insider freebies not readily available to the public.
Thank you so much for following along.
Enjoy a beautiful day! xo
Want to learn more about me?
I’m a master gardener who’s been gardening and growing things for over 25 years and author of the best-selling book, The Bricks ‘n Blooms Guide to a Beautiful and Easy-Care Flower Garden. With a deep passion for gardening, I enjoy helping others find their inner green thumb with all things plants and flowers, as well as finding ways to bring the outdoors inside their homes.
Get the inside scoop about my background as a master gardener, education, and experience, as well as why I started blogging here.