Christmas Decorations for Every Room
Have fun decorating the whole house this Christmas. Our tips will help you take it one room at a time. We'll show you how to tackle Christmas decorations in the main rooms, as well as how to dress up forgotten areas, such as the hallway or bathroom.
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Family Room: Use Antiques and Family Heirlooms
Keep the Christmas decorations in your family room cozy and casual so it still feels like a place to relax. Sweet knit stockings line the mantel, and a fun stack of gifts in the fireplace welcomes you-know-who down the chimney. For your Christmas tree decorations in the family room, think more cute crafts than family heirlooms.
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Entry: Welcome Holiday Guests with a Message
Use a bold typographic element to welcome friends and family. This dramatic arrangement also features items that could easily last beyond the season, such as the vase full of berry twigs and a faux-pear display.
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Dining Room: Add Drama with Christmas Ornaments
As party central for most of the holidays, your dining room deserves some glamour. Dangle snowflake ornaments from your chandelier for a dramatic effect, and add greenery to create a lush look. Then, use metallic place settings to add sparkle.
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Dining Room: Decorate with Greenery
Greenery makes a traditional dining room feel even more classic during the holiday season. Here, miniature trees add height and a garland creates a dramatic window treatment.
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Kitchen: Keep Decorations Practical
The kitchen is the heart of your home, so keep decorations minimal and out of the way of cooking and conversation. The funky reindeer sculptures in this kitchen create a fun look, and they're easy to move when needed.
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Bedroom: Use Your Current Decorating Scheme
Your bedroom is a calming spot, so whatever decorations you choose should be simple and reflect the room's existing atmosphere. Here, a classically decorated Christmas tree and a simple window wreath echo this room's simplicity and traditional style.
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Formal Living Room: Decorate with Metallics
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Formal Living Room: Use Your Color Scheme
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Bathroom: Coordinate with Metals
Give your bathroom a modern look for the holidays by matching the metallics of your plumbing. Bright silver reindeer and ornaments on the wreath look right at home in this cool white bathroom.
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Hallway: Makeover a Hall Table
Don't let the high-traffic areas in your house go unnoticed. A hall table or bench is the perfect spot to add a little extra cheer. Small items like pillows, greenery, or Christmas figurines dress up the space and are easy to remove once the season's over.
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Basement: Make Small Decorating Changes
Dress up your basement in a few easy steps. Inject some candy-cane red into the color palette, and use a short length of garland to make a festive candle wrap.
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