Even if you are excited for the holidays, it can be hard to get your house ready for them. If you want to decorate your home for the holidays but don’t want to go overboard, a minimalist approach may be just what Santa ordered. Decorations don’t need to be a lot to be eye-catching. Approach design with a theme that sings holiday cheer but doesn’t crowd your space. Here are ten minimalist Christmas decorating ideas for people who want to cut back, make do with less space, or just improve the look of their already minimalist homes.
Decoration Ideas for Minimalists
If you’re trying to save money this year, you may have wondered how to decorate your home for Christmas on the cheap while still giving it a high-end feel.
There are a lot of cheap ways to decorate for Christmas, so you don’t have to worry about going over budget.
“In the last few years, the woodland theme has become one of the most popular new trends. Since the pandemic, everyone has been trying to get back to nature, and foraging is a great way to do this.
Christmas Paper StarForaging will be your best friend this Christmas if you want a cheap centerpiece for a hallway or table.
You can make a beautiful Christmas scene by putting leaves in vases, on garlands and wreaths, or on your table. Look for pine cones you can put in bowls on the kitchen sideboard or on a console, or holly berries you can add to your Christmas decorations. Try making a holly berry garland like the pretty kitchen idea above.
Foraged items, like a garland of ivy, can be used to make beautiful decorations for your Christmas table. Add to the mood with red tapered candles for a new take on traditional holiday colors.
Right now, paper bag stars are everywhere. I’d like to think that it’s because they’re both beautiful and easy to make. If you have a pack of paper bags, glue, scissors, a hole punch, and string, you’re all set. Hanging stars in the windows or spacing them out above the dining room table makes them look beautiful.
Instead of the usual wreaths, try a little bit of greenery. Eucalyptus smells like fresh pine and gives your room a small, soft layer of color. If making a big change to your space seems overwhelming, pay attention to the little things.
Even though decorating is fun and more about how things look than how they work, the average family will have to live with their decorations for 39 days between the beginning of Advent (November 27) and the Twelfth Night (January 5), so tiptoeing around a really big Christmas tree in a really small room may get old.
A big tree tucked into a corner, wreaths and garlands that stand up and don’t take up floor space, or just changing the pillow covers or throws to something more festive can make a big difference.
And you don’t have to use simple decorations on a small Christmas tree. Be creative