Publish November 14, 2023
EASY WAYS TO DECORATE YOUR OWN HOME THIS HOLIDAY SEASON
holiday decorations

Easy Ways to Decorate Your Home for the Holidays

The holiday season is undeniably one of the most exciting times of the year, but it’s also incredibly busy. With the whirlwind of parties, shopping, cooking, and entertaining, there’s hardly a moment to breathe. And then, there’s the challenge of holiday decorations. In households like mine, the festive frenzy is augmented by significant life events – like my eldest graduating from college this month. Congratulations are in order, but amidst all the hustle and bustle, decorating can seem like just another daunting task.

That said, I believe that even when life is at its most chaotic, there’s no reason our homes shouldn’t reflect the festive spirit of the season. That’s why I’ve decided to simplify. Here are a few easy, yet effective, ways to add holiday cheer to your space, without adding stress to your plate:

Ornaments in Glassware

One of the most effortless and versatile decorating ideas is to fill any glass bowl or vase you have with ornaments. I recently found a uniquely shaped vase that I thought would serve perfectly for this. Choose ornaments in colors that complement the rest of your holiday decor, and voilà – a simple, elegant centerpiece is born.

Wallpaper-Wrapped Vases

Looking for a way to repurpose those wallpaper samples that are too beautiful to throw away? Why not wrap them around a vase? I have this tall glass vase that sits on my counter throughout the year, and I decided to give it a holiday twist by wrapping it in a festive wallpaper design. The best part? It’s held in place with double-sided tape, making it easy to switch out when the season changes or whenever the mood strikes. And here’s a bonus tip – those wallpaper samples can double as unique wrapping paper for gifts!

The holidays are a time of joy, and with these simple holiday decoration ideas, it becomes easier to infuse that joy into your home. Remember, it’s not about how extravagant or expensive your decor is, but rather the love and warmth it brings to those who dwell within.

So, as you navigate the festivities and responsibilities this season brings, I hope these easy decoration tips provide a touch of relief and a lot of holiday spirit. Wishing you a stress-free and joy-filled holiday season!

 

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