27 Pretty Christmas Flower Arrangements You Can Make at Home
Poinsettia with Silver Touches
The queen of the Christmas plants, a poinsettia plant is a must for your holiday decor. The Ice Punch variety has white-and-silver leaves, or get the variegated look by adding silver spray paint to a red poinsettia. Place these Christmas flowers in a pretty silver pot to show off the sparkle.
Paperwhites with Twigs & Cedar Sprigs
Evergreen and Flowers
A few cut evergreen branches add a seasonal touch to a simple red flower arrangement. To get the look, arrange large red blooms like ranunculus, peonies, tulips, or carnations. Accent the Christmas flower arrangement with cut branches.
White Parrot Tulips and Fern
Look beyond the usual colors of Christmas and flaunt the frilly, two-toned petals of the parrot tulip. Playoff their chartreuse stripes by adding Plumosa fern to the bouquet and snippets of spruce at the base in a metallic serving tray. Continue the color theme by filling clear containers with blue, green, and metallic—new or old—ornaments.
Mini Woodland Setting with Roses & Hydrangea
Take cues from nature for a one-of-a-kind arrangement featuring red roses, white hydrangeas, hypericum berries, and pine branches. Be creative with your container by wrapping it with textured bark from fallen trees and accenting the base with various colors of reindeer moss.
Two-Toned Amaryllis with Greenery
Embrace the long stems of amaryllis by displaying its blooms in a tall and simple yet elegant pitcher or vase. Include various evergreen sprigs such as spruce and holly—extra bonus if your holly branches are still holding their berries! Finally accessorize with decorations of the season: vintage ornaments, colorful bows, and keepsake tea towels ($15, Crate & Barrel).
White Roses & Pine
This Christmas flower arrangement is simple and sweet. Fill your favorite glass vase with cut roses and pieces of pine. For an extra merry touch, include cranberries in the vase.
Hydrangea & Eucalyptus Arrangement
This gorgeous Christmas flower arrangement commands attention with fluffy hydrangeas, fresh eucalyptus, and crisp snapdragon. Add touches of traditional red and green by slicing apples and using the slices to circle the base of your arrangement. Round ornaments in a variety of sizes create festive sparkle and shine.
Editor's Tip: To keep your hydrangeas fresh, store them in medium light at temperatures below 70 degrees.
Winterberry & Amaryllis Arrangement on Mantel
Nothing says Christmas more than traditional red-and-green decor. Simple arrangements of red amaryllis, tulips, and winterberries look beautiful on your Christmas mantel. Drape pretty ornaments from the winterberries.
Editor's Flower Tip: To keep your amaryllis fresh, expose it to bright light as much as possible.
This long-lasting breed of orchid is perfect for winter and early spring decorations. A fresh and bright color helps lift the winter blues and makes for a gorgeous Christmas display.
Editor's Tip: Cymbidium orchids do best in bright light and when they are watered weekly.
Dahlia with Greenery
Long-Stemmed Red Amaryllis
A long-stemmed arrangement of red amaryllis is simple and elegant. There is a wide variety of red amaryllis plants you can choose from. The Benfica variety is rich in color, while the Monaco is bright. Make it a very merry Christmas display by tying a red ribbon around the group of stems.
Who doesn't love orchids? The wide range of colors and varieties makes them the perfect Christmas flowers for any holiday flower arrangement. Moth orchids are easy to care for and can bloom for as long as four months. Fill an oversize vase with your favorite color of orchid and a variety of small, shimmery ornaments.
Editor's Tip: Watering once a week will keep your festive orchid fresh for the whole holiday season.
Hydrangeas & Candy Cane Arrangement
Pretty white hydrangeas are a beautiful complement to the vibrant colors in your indoor Christmas decor. Enhance an arrangement with cheerful ornaments and with too-pretty-to-eat candy canes.
White Amaryllis with Evergreens
Pretty white amaryllis blooms look festive in a simple red vase. Place it on a round mirror with mini wrapped Christmas presents and ornaments to finish off the holiday feel. Complement the classic Christmas flowers with pieces of evergreen.
Red Poinsettias & Clear Jars
Simple groupings of the same flower or leaf in the same color make a huge holiday impact. Try arranging red poinsettia leaves in three or more vintage jars. Place them in a matching serving tray to create a gorgeous centerpiece.
Winter White Roses & Fresh Fruit
Nothing beats the fragrance of fresh roses. Include an arrangement in your holiday decorations by placing your favorite variety in a pretty, festive pot. Fill in with bits of fern and evergreen. Crisp fruit, such as pears or apples, make great fillers for this Christmas centerpiece idea.
Pretty Pink-and-White Poinsettias
Display pastel-tone poinsettias for a softer take on the holiday in pretty white pitchers and vases. A string of seashells or a bowl of delicate ornaments is a simple compliment.
Editor's Tip: Cut poinsettias can last up to two weeks.
Roses, Tulips & Hydrangeas
This oversize Christmas dinner table arrangement is simpler than it looks. The roses and tulips add a spectacular pop of traditional color while the hydrangeas create volume. Let the pepperberries hang over for more texture and depth. Use extra pepperberries to create pretty place settings.
A holiday favorite, the poinsettia is a great addition to Christmas decor. Step away from the traditional potted poinsettia and create an arrangement with tiny vases. Mix and match varieties for a fantastic look.
Sedum & Hydrangea
California laurel, available from your local florist, looks wonderful when arranged with pink poinsettias. Finish the grouping with sprigs of evergreen, Christmas bush clippings, and cut branches. Place the arrangement in a tall gold vase ($27, Hobby Lobby) for a dash of glitz and glam.
For a coffee table arrangement, cut roses short and place single stems in mini vases around a large pillar candle. Surround with ornaments and other greenery to bring in the traditional colors of Christmas.
Paperwhites & Cranberries
Paperwhites are among the easiest flowers to grow and maintain. Place your variety in a glass pot and fill with cranberries. Scatter evergreen pieces and cranberries around the arrangement for a pretty centerpiece or elegant side table display.
Instead of solid red or white amaryllis, pick a multicolor variety like Candy Cane for your holiday flower arrangement. Place in a pretty white vase and accent with a small wrapped present.
Star-of-Bethlehem, Tulips & Roses
Full and merry, this arrangement welcomes the season in style. Gorgeous red tulips, fluffy white roses, and perky pieces of Star-of-Bethlehem blend to make a bountiful Christmas flower arrangement.
Red Amaryllis in a Silver Vase
Classic and beautiful, a simple arrangement of red amaryllis looks festive when placed in a shiny silver vase. Surround with other holiday elements for an easy Christmas display.
Red Poinsettia & Silver Leaves
A stand-alone poinsettia is pretty and poised. Blend with shimmery silver sage leaves and winterberries to make this festive plant even merrier.