16 Ways to Decorate with Blue for Christmas

neutral tones and blue christmas decorated living room
Photo: Brie Williams

Elvis may have been heartbroken when he sang about having a blue Christmas, but we couldn't be more in love with blue Christmas decorations that put a fresh spin on holiday decorating. Whether you're looking for a blue and white Christmas tree or blue Christmas decorations throughout the house, we found tons of great ideas for creating your own blue, blue, blue Christmas.

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Blue Christmas Tabletop Decorations

blue spruce in blue and white chinoiserie cachepot
Hector Sanchez

This petite blue Christmas tree display exudes elegance. Place a small blue spruce into a blue-and-white chinoiserie cachepot. Carry the blue Christmas decorations through the tree with miniature ginger pot ornaments, blue ribbons, and bejeweled orbs. Finish the look with a velvet ribbon and gold tassels.

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Blue and White Christmas Tree

neutral tones and blue christmas decorated living room
Brie Williams

Draw from your home's existing color palette for Christmas decorations that are an elegant addition to the space. Here blue and white Christmas ornaments tie into blue ceramics and white woodwork through the home. Feathery branches and silvery poinsettia blooms bring in a touch of glamour. A wide sage velvet ribbon throughout the blue and white Christmas tree adds a layer of comfort that welcomes guests to Christmas.

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Blue and Silver Christmas Decorations

Raphael wallpaper blue holiday
Adam Albright

Embrace the blue decor in your home and add silver Christmas accessories that will complement, not compete, with your home's design. Here glitzy silver Christmas trees, furry white stockings, and flocked garland imbue the space with Christmas charm without pulling attention away from the entry's signature blue and white wallpaper. Blue and white Christmas themed throw pillows tie it all together.

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Brightly Colored Christmas Decor

living room fireplace christmas decor
Adam Albright

A flocked Christmas tree allows the brightly colored Merry Christmas pendant garland to stand out. Bright colors feel jolly and festive. Blue Christmas ornaments sit happily alongside pink, yellow, and orange ones. Christmas is magic. Use colors that spark the spirit within you.

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Colorful Christmas Decor

colorful holiday honeycomb ornaments
Marty Baldwin

Put a funky fresh spin on Christmas with colorful decorations you can make yourself. String together your own garland using yarn poms, painted wooden beads, and gold bells. Paint ceramic houses in shades of cerulean blue. Paint bottle brush trees and wooden cones to create a colorful forest atop the mantle. Bright paper lanterns from the party store create big visual impact.

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Mad for Plaid Christmas Decor

living room with twin christmas trees
Lucy Ancheta

Playing off the mix of plaid patterns in the home, these twin trees are dressed in green, gold, and navy blue Christmas ornaments. Blue and green plaid ribbon runs through the trees adding to the cozy feel of this living room. Plaid gift wrap topped with wide blue Christmas bows finish the look.

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Jewel Tone Christmas Decorations

christmas display
David Land

Create a party atmosphere with Christmas decorations in bold jewel tones. Bright red, green, purple and blue Christmas decorations greet guests with energy. Tuck in golden and silvery Christmas trees to balance bright colors elsewhere.

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Dreamy Blue and White Christmas Tree

Rustic Christmas Tree Decorations

Who wouldn't love to wake up here on Christmas morning? With a stout Christmas tree decorated with large snowflakes and blue and white ornaments, you're guaranteed to have a white Christmas no matter where you live. Icicle ornaments add to the wintery mix on this blue and white Christmas tree. Blue Christmas stockings are hung above the fireplace in hopes that a wonderful Christmas morning soon will be there.

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Blue and White Christmas Place Setting

elegant christmas place setting with patterned table cloth
Brie Williams

Cool colors create a serene scene for Christmas dinner. The blue and white chinoiserie charger pops against the neutral sage table cloth and dishware. A blue velvet ribbon holds the blue and white napkin in place. When you sit down to eat guests will feel like they're opening a present on Christmas morning as they unwrap their napkin.

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Blue Christmas Stockings

Green, Blue, and Silver Color Scheme

Light blue Christmas stockings set the tone throughout the house. Soft blue Christmas decorations abound. Topiaries wrapped in turquoise burlap add a dose of blue to the mantle. From icy blue ornaments to turquoise gift wrap, the blue Christmas tree is dressed head to toe in soft and serene hues.

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Bold Blue Garland

stairway with wallpapered wall behind and festive garland
Brie Williams

You don't need to invest in a bunch of blue Christmas decorations to make a big statement. Drape a classic evergreen garland along a railing or mantel. Accent the display with blue velvet ribbon tied in large classic bows.

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Blue Christmas Presents

wooden china cabinet filled with blue christmas decor
Kritsada Panichgul

Blue Christmas decor can be as simple as placing wrapped gifts on your shelves or bookcases. Tie the packages with simple bows to keep the attention on the blue papers. Accent the gifts with sprigs of fresh greenery and pinecones.

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Mini Blue Christmas Tree

kids bedroom christmas dreamy
Adam Albright

Bring the holiday magic into the bedroom with a miniature blue and white Christmas tree. Oversized "LET IT SNOW" garland spells out big fun on this small Christmas tree in a child's bedroom. Blue and white ornaments, pale blue ribbon, and a plush faux fur tree skirt dress it up.

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Silver and Blue Christmas Tree

Christmas tree in corner of room with gold, blue, and white theme
Jay Wilde

Lighten up the Christmas tree with simple metallic ribbons and ball ornaments. A flocked tree feels cozy. Add multiple shades of blue ornaments in a variety of shapes. Finish the display with simple wrapped gifts.

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Blue Tabletop Tree

Blue white christmas tree paper snowflakes
Adam Albright

Greet guests with a jolly pop of color. Set this blue tabletop Christmas tree in your front entry. Light blue accents and pastel Christmas decorations are a surprisingly delightful departure from traditional holiday color schemes. Pair the tree with simple bottle brush trees and holiday figurines.

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Red and Blue Christmas Decorations

red and blue christmas decor

Blend traditional holiday color schemes with cheeky pops of pink and blue. Here the ornament wreath boasts traditional red, green, and silver orbs with a few pink and blue ornaments. The multi-color scheme repeats on the mantle with garland and in the Christmas tree ornaments. A blue Christmas tree skirt and fireplace screen connects the holiday decor to the watery wall color.

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