23 Pink Christmas Decor Ideas for a Nontraditional Twist

pastel pink and blue christmas tree on table
Photo: Hector Manuel Sanchez

You don't have to decorate in classic red and green to spread Christmas cheer. Non-traditional holiday decor is one of the top Christmas decorating trends of 2022, so it's no surprise that pink Christmas decorations are a popular choice this season. This year, break from tradition by putting up a pink Christmas tree or hanging rosy ornaments. Whether you're fully embracing the Barbiecore style trend or just looking to mix up your holiday decor a bit, don't be afraid to think pink this season.

To help inspire your holiday decorating, we've gathered our favorite pink Christmas decorating ideas from subtle blushes to statement-making fuchsias. These ideas are fresh, pretty, and easy to pull together. Plus, they prove there's more to the holiday color palette than the traditional red and green.

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Stunning String Art

pink string art display with christmas cards
Carson Downing

This year, skip the traditional Christmas tree and create your own with bright pink string art! This pink Christmas decoration can easily be made with clear hooks and pink yarn. Attach hooks to the wall in a triangle shape and thread the string through at random. Add some Christmas cards and a few presents—that's it!

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Pink Christmas Wreath

wreath pink crepe paper-covered foam balls wall
Adam Albright

This bright pink wreath is a cheery alternative to classic evergreen. Covered in paper mache ornaments and accented with faux greenery, this pink and red wreath is sure to add Christmas cheer to any space. Display it on your door or use it to complete your decorated holiday mantel.

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Pink Tabletop Tree

pastel pink and blue christmas tree on table
Hector Manuel Sanchez

Dip your toe into the pink Christmas decor trend with this mini tabletop tree. This flocked tree is decorated with vintage ornaments and pink ribbons for a fun, festive look. Since the small tree can be displayed anywhere in the home, it's an easy way to add just a touch of the color to your space without replacing your traditional tree.

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Pink Vintage Ornaments

white christmas tree with shiny brite ornaments


Vintage Christmas ornaments are one of this year's top holiday trends, and the jewel tones of these mercury glass ornaments lend themselves well to the pink decorating trend. Many of the iconic Shiny Brite ornaments that are back in style feature fuschia tones, so you can easily use them to incorporate a bit of pink into your Christmas decor.

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Pink Christmas Ornament Centerpiece

pink ornament platter
Jason S. Wilde

Craft a Christmas centerpiece out of hot pink ornaments, gold berries, and faux greenery. To make it, create a base of faux leaves or evergreen branches that stretches the length of your table. Top with ornaments (use hot glue or another adhesive to keep them in place) and tuck in sprigs of gold berries to create a holiday glam look. The pink baubles make a colorful statement, while the gold and green will help tie the centerpiece in with any traditional Christmas decor pieces around your home.

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Pink Poinsettia Wreath

Wreath with poinsettias hanging on wall
Marty Baldwin

Poinsettias are a classic element of Christmas decor—but who says they have to be red? This DIY Christmas wreath is made with large sprigs of faux greenery and pink felt poinsettia leaves. Since the felt can be easily damaged by rain or snow, this one is best displayed indoors or behind a glass storm door.

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Modern Snow Globe

Small snow globe with pink Christmas tree

This pretty-in-pink snow globe is the perfect accent to your modern holiday decor. Make it using a recycled jar, small bottle brush tree, faux snow, and pink pom-pom trim. They also make lovely handmade Christmas gifts.

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Vintage Ornament Wreath

Door wreath with ornaments and pink bow
Greg Scheidemann

Instead of trimming the tree, decorate your evergreen wreath. Hang small vintage mercury glass ornaments on the branches of a fresh evergreen wreath. Secure with florists wire so they don't fall off, and hang with a pretty pink velvet ribbon.

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Pink Ornament Garland

stairway with Christmas garland
Adam Albright

Spruce up your traditional evergreen garland with a handful of pink ornaments and snow-dusted pinecones. This is an easy way to try the trend without committing to permanent pink decor pieces year after year. Use crafts wire to attach the ornaments to any existing garland and simply remove them next year if you want to try another color trend.

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Pink Christmas Tree

christmas tree with snowflake ornaments
Michael Partenio

This decorated Christmas tree proves pink is the new red. Break from tradition with this eye-catching display of fuchsia baubles, accented by smaller vintage ornaments and large white snowflakes. The pink tones pop against the classic evergreen, making a colorful statement without overwhelming the space.

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Pink Place Setting

Pink table setting with trees and ornaments
Ann VanderWiel Wilde

This Christmas table setting sparkles with all things pink! Pink ornaments, bottle brush trees, linens, and even dishware sets the scene for a festive Christmas dinner. Set the table on a fun, patterned tablecloth.

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Simple Pink Mantel

Mantel with trees and pinecones
David A Land

A festive holiday mantel doesn't have to be filled with fussy decorations. Choose a few neutral items and accent them with bold pink trees. Get the look by using a combination of mercury glass trees, pinecones, and pink bottle brush trees.

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Shimmery Ornaments

Pink ornaments in gold bowl
Bryan E. McCay

This quick Christmas decoration is as easy as filling a brass bowl with vintage pink ornaments. Look for pink glass ornaments at antique stores, flea markets, second-hand stores, and even yard sales. Use a variety of shapes for added interest.

Editor's Tip: This is a great way to display ornaments that might be imperfect or damaged. Simply hide the bad side!

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Pastel Pink Unicorn Ornament

Person holding a unicorn ornament

Nothing says pink like a fun DIY unicorn ornament. Accent the magical Christmas decoration with pink flowers and rosy cheeks. It doesn't take much to make—it all starts with a plain glass ball ornament.

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Pretty in Pink Packages

Gifts in a wicker basket
Erin Kunkel

These Christmas gifts stand out thanks to the neon pink ribbon. Wrap your gifts in neutral paper to keep the attention on the brightly colored bows and toppers. Use double-stick tape when wrapping for a clean look.

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Red and Pink Color Scheme

Pink and orange Christmas décor with candles and cake
Greg Scheidemann

The classic Christmas combo of red and green is iconic, but we love the unexpected pairing of red and pink. Set up your Christmas buffet with classic red decor, and layer on pink accents. Here we used flowers and napkins to get the look.

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Pom-Pom Christmas Wreath

white puffy rainbow wreath hanging on pastel pink door
Marty Baldwin

Add a subtle pop of pink with this rainbow-inspired pom-pom wreath that's so easy to make. Cover a plain wreath form in purchased or homemade poms in white or light pink, then add small accents like miniature trees or small ornaments. Since this wreath is totally customizable, it's easy to match it to your existing decor pieces while still incorporating shades of pink.

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Pink Tinsel Tree

Living room with Christmas tree in pot and gifts
Tria Giovan

Pull Christmas inspiration from the decor you already have! These year-round pink throw pillows are a complementary accent to a shimmery tinsel tree. Use coordinating gift wrap to carry the pink theme from the tree to the presents.

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Felt Heart Ornament

Person holding a pink heart ornament
Carson Downing

This Christmas, say it with a handmade ornament. These easy-to-make stitched felt hearts will stand out on the tree and make a sweet holiday gift. We love the unexpected pop of hot pink they add to your existing Christmas decorations.

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Pink Diorama Ornament

Small diorama ornament with deer and snow

Create a DIY Christmas ornament that's modern and whimsical at the same time! Perfect for making with kids, this pink ornament starts with a plain cardboard box. Add a small figurine and a little polyfill, and you've got a sweet scene perfect for hanging on your Christmas tree.

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Simple Christmas Wreath

Simple door wreath in horseshoe shape
Greg Scheidemann

Want to make a handmade Christmas wreath that doesn't require much time or tools? This simple laurel wreath is perfect! To make, wrap cut greenery around florists wire and bend into a horseshoe shape. Finish with a bright pink ribbon tied in a classic bow, and you're done!

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Pink Christmas Mantel

Candles sitting on white mantel
Dana Gallagher

Make the most of what you already have, and create a stunning holiday mantel at the same time! Raid your kitchen for a collection of dishes in coordinating shades of pink. Set them on your mantel and fill them with small tea light candles. Add sprigs of fresh holiday greenery and berries.

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Bold Pink Wreath

Pink wreath with holly leaves against pink wall
Kim Cornelison

Christmas decorations don't get brighter than this! Create a stunning holiday wreath with your old sweater. Simply cut the sleeves off and glue them around a plain wreath form. Accent the DIY Christmas wreath with cut felt leaves and pink pom-poms.

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