Christmas Decorating Style Ideas
Make your holiday season more special and magical with a well-decorated space that reflects a clear vision.
With today's infinite selection of Christmas decorations, it's too easy to end up with a mishmash of unrelated items.
Start this year off with a consistent designated style that will express your personal taste and bring a sense of unity to your holiday decorating.
And, here is an overview of some Christmas decorating styles to kickstart your creativity!
- If you have a flair for the theatrical & flamboyant, an Opulent decorating style, done well, yields a stunning display of elegance.
- Look for lavish and ornate decor, complex patterns and plush fabrics.
- Use rich colors, such as burgundy and ruby red, emerald and forest green, and glitzy or antique gold.
- For the unorthodox and creative, a Whimsical decorating style combines the imaginative and quirky to create a fun and playful setting.
- Look for unconventional shapes and patterns, such as swirls, erratic stripes, and polka dots.
- Use unpredictable colors, such as pink, purple, orange, turquoise and yellow.
- A Contemporary decorating style is clean and sleek with straight lines and smooth surfaces, and ideal for the minimalist.
- Look for a few simple, and well chosen, geometric shapes and high-gloss decorations.
- Less is more to create a breath-taking presentation of striking profiles and bold color.
- Use one strong color, such as pink or turquoise, against a monochromatic background, or red for a more traditional look.
- The boldly and blatantly real appreciate the unpretentious warmth and comfort of the rustic Primitive/Americana, aka Country, decorating style.
- Look for handcrafted and organic decor with rough and simple design, such as textured fabrics, weathered wood and distressed metal.
- Use warm and muted colors, such as rose and olive green, along with patchwork and gingham patterns.
- If you prefer the cushy comfort of the warm and familiar, the Traditional decorating style delivers the predictable, in a good way.
- Look for classic lines and soft edges to decorate with a welcoming dignified order and balanced symmetry.
- Use classic red, green and cream colors with champagne accents; plaid patterns, and luxe fabrics.
Now you can take the next step to stand-out from the ho-hum by applying your holiday style to a cohesive theme.
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