Gorgeous Buffalo Check Christmas Décor

Embrace one of our very favorite decorating trends by adding some cozy buffalo check plaid to your Christmas decorations this year.

Sure, there was a time that buffalo check was embraced by lumberjacks and hipsters alone, but these days, it’s everywhere–and for good reason. It’s warm, cozy, and inviting, and the modern colorways make it a perfect component to all your holiday decorating needs. We rounded up some of our favorite buffalo check Christmas décor to inspire your own decking of the halls. There are modern wreaths, new Christmas stockings to hang, holiday throw pillows, festive tablescapes, pretty Christmas garlands, and more…because we can never get enough plaid, when it’s done right!

Mantle Magic

A simple holiday wall hanging can instantly transform the look of a room and we adore this buffalo check car print. Paired with the simple shiplap lines and the fresh evergreen, it makes a festive statement that’s both subtle and just festive enough.

Warm Welcome

Classic black and white buffalo check—in a large scale and wide size–is a perfect update to your holiday decor. Create your own oversized canvas and decorate it with a simple green holiday wreath. Go big with a red ribbon to amplify the impact of the plaid. Display this plaid holiday decoration all season long! 

DIY Plaid Stocking

Nothing says cozy like buffalo plaid flannel and a faux fur trim! You can make super simple DIY stockings for your whole family with a few simple stitches and the help of a hot glue gun. We’re pretty sure these are just the thing your fireplace has been waiting for!

Related: Make a DIY Christmas Stocking

Wall Art Update

Change up the seasonal décor on your walls—or add a festive touch to a room that is typically overlooked like a guest bathroom, with a buffalo check wall hanging. This is both unexpected and thoroughly modern way to add more holiday flair to your house. You had us at antlers!

Tree Swag

Give the tree a festive look this year with a few spools of buffalo check ribbon. We like the subtle accent, whether alone with twinkle lights or paired with a tree full of buffalo check ornaments, as a modern take on traditional Christmas décor.

Stocking Up

Don’t you love how the bold pattern of these black and white plaid stockings add a pop of interest to this Christmas fireplace? We certainly do! It’s such a darling blend of festiveness, with flocked trees, cozy textures, and the modern plaid print to pull it all together. 

Great Garland

This black and white buffalo check Christmas garland is so simple, yet so perfectly at home in this cozy dining nook. We love it paired with the black window trim to add a subtle hint of holiday décor—but it would also be right at home on a mantle or draped around a fully lit Christmas tree.

Pillow Plaid

Throw pillows are one of our all-time favorite ways to update the look of a room for the holidays and these black and white buffalo check pillows, with their oversized scale, up the cozy factor on the chic white couch. Bonus points for adding another plaid element under the tree…and on the kiddo!

Warm Welcome

Add a burst of plaid before you even step foot inside the house by layering a buffalo check outdoor rug and a welcoming holiday door mat. Talk about a gorgeous Christmas front porch. We love how the bold pattern plays with the script lettering—and we’re quite sure there’s a fire and a warm mug of cocoa waiting for us inside the door!

Cozy Up

Help keep friends and family warm and snug all season long with a trio of buffalo check shawls by the back door—and soft and plush plaid pillows on the couch. This is a perfect example of holiday décor pulling double duty with pleasing visuals that are useful, too.

Place Setting

Take the classic look of buffalo plaid to the table with the simple addition of rolled cloth napkins and coordinating plates. A simple length of twine and a sprig of rosemary or evergreen is all you need to pull the whole look of this holiday table setting together.

Trunk Show

Make a statement on and below the tree with this modern take on a tree skirt. You won’t believe that this DIY tree collar costs less than $10 and can be made in no time at all. It’s such a brilliant update on classic tree skirt that we can’t believe we didn’t think of it ourselves!

Related: Make a Basket Tree Collar

Happy Trees

Use these sweet and simple black and white buffalo check trees as place cards, gift tags, or to add a holiday touch to the base of a potted plant. They’re so fun that we’re sure you can think of other ways to use this easy holiday accent as well!

Door Decor

A classic evergreen wreath meets a stunning cascade of buffalo check ribbon for a just-big-enough holiday statement. We love how the ribbon flows around the wreath and can imagine that this would look stunning dusted with a layer of freshly fallen snow!

Related: Make a DIY Christmas Wreath 

Tiny Trees

Made from recycled sweaters, these Nordic-inspired tree ornaments are cozy and sophisticated all at once. They’re a small way to incorporate the buffalo check trend into your holiday décor without making too big of a commitment to a new style.

In the Round

With a range of buffalo check colorways, these sweet DIY holiday ornaments are perfect gift to share with a friend, teacher, or coach). Or, of course, you can always gift yourself a set and give your own tree a very merry makeover!


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