Creative Christmas Decorating Ideas

Christmas time is here in spades.

It’s time for hot chocolate, cheesy Hallmark Christmas movie marathons and big batches of hot soup (I’ll be whipping up this chicken pumpkin soup this weekend) and shopping this great West Elm sale!

There’s nothing better than snuggling by the fire on a cold winter day with good food, shopping without ever leaving the  house, and getting inspiration from all of the beautifully decked Christmas homes.

Here are some of my favorite creative Christmas decorating ideas …

Love the classic red and green and the birch branches – Craftberry Bush

10 Creative Christmas decorating ideas - love the birch branch mantel

A forrest of embroidery hoops – The Golden Sycamore

Creative Christmas decorating ideas - love the embroidery hoop forrest

She had me at giant chalkboard – Page Knudsen

Creative Christmas Decorating Ideas - giant Christmas chalkboard

An old dough bowl filled with presents – Rooms for Rent


Who needs a mantel when you can have a Christmas bannister – Jeanne Oliver Designs


I need an apre ski cocktail after seeing this fun ski-themed tree – The Lilypad Cottage


A simple wreath makes a guest bedroom festive – Duke Manor Farm


Every guest gets a wreath of honor – Kindred Vintage


Vintage marquee numbers and a festive sign in the kitchen – Jennifer Rizzo


And I can’t decide if my favorite from my Christmas house tour is my whimsical mantel …

or  Sushi in her red turtleneck!

Whimsical Christmas Home Tour

Here’s to decking the halls.

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  1. Kelly, I love all the festive and creative decorations in your house. I know what you mean, the mantel looks so cute but, I am going to have to choose Sushi as the cutest!. Lol. Pat S

  2. I love all this inspiration. I saw birch branches and the wooden horse on wheels at Home Goods, I knew I should’ve bought them, wonder if they’re still there. I wish our pup would let me dress him up, your dog is so darn cute!

  3. Kelly, thank you so much for including our dining room in your Holiday Decorating guide! You are the sweetest and I just adore your home!! You decorate so beautifully! Merry Christmas sweet friend!

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