21 Most Beautiful And Festive Christmas Garland Decorating Ideas


You may be at the point in your Christmas decorating where you have selected a theme, put up a tree, and hung your stockings with care, yet still need some garland decorating ideas. Christmas garland can be used throughout your home, not just on your fireplace mantel.

There are so many different ways that you can style your garland, whether it be fresh or faux. It is easy to go with a classic, traditional styling, yet there are so many amazing ideas to help elevate your garland. Whether it be that you drape your garland over the mantel, wrap it around your staircase banister, or even drape it across your dining table as a centerpiece.

There are endless possibilities when it comes to decorating your home with Christmas garland. Have a look below for some traditional trends and various styles that are one-of-a-kind. We have gathered together a collection of 18 different ways to make a statement this holiday season. Enjoy!

Tell Us: Which one of these Christmas garland decorating ideas most inspired you and why in the Comments below!


1. Christmas Garland Decorating. Above the mantel, the “Merry Christmas” digital artwork is for the Samsung frame TV. The garland and the bells look so great together, sourced from Kirkland’s. The wood bead garland is from @antiquefarmhouse. The Letters to Santa mailbox is from Target, similar stockings can also be found at Target. (via @kira_turner)


2. Deck The Console Table. This cozy media room features a console table adorned with garland and string lights for a festive look. Small trees adorn either side of the table for the finishing touch. (via @mytexashouse)


3. Deck Your Window With Garland. Trim your kitchen window with some garland for a beautiful touch. If your garland does not have string lights, add some in for a magical glow. A great way to level up your dishwashing experience! The little white illuminated house on the countertop is from Michaels. (@the_seasoned_home)


4. A Very Farmhouse Christmas. This beautiful living room is decked out with buffalo plaid decor, pops of red and a frosted garland on the mantel. Above the mantel, the “Farmhouse Christmas” sign is from @ohsweetskye. The 9-foot King slim flocked tree is from @kingofchristmas. The red blanket is from @artizenhome. The wall paint color is Gray Owl 2137-60 | Benjamin Moore. (via @bridgewaydesigns)


5. Stunning Tablescape. Classic and simple table decor features black and white dishes complimented by gold flatware and white linens. Garland is used as the centerpiece of this table decor, sourced from @afloral. Mercury glass candles and black and white pillar candles will bring some holiday ambiance to your Christmas table. The “All Is Calm, All Is Bright” sign is from @rusty_7s.  (via @thecozyfarmhouse)


6. Beautiful Mantel Decor. This fireplace mantel offers a neutral, natural, cozy Christmas vibe. The garland is a mix of faux greenery and stems. There are two cypress garlands and then a variety of stems tucked in. The pine garlands are from @paulmichaelcompany, eucalyptus, and picks from @hobbylobby and @michaelsstores. For the greenery over the mirror, the swag is just wired to the nail in the trim where the mirror is anchored. Get the full tutorial at the provided link. (via @hipandhumblestyle)


7. Merry Christmas Front Porch. The cedar garland and wreaths decking out this front porch are from @afloral. The large bells accenting the garland on either corner are from @hobbylobby. Flanking the door, are cedar topiaries and greenery set in large white pots sourced from @hobbylobby. Layer in some large lanterns for some evening ambiance. (via @thecozyfarmhouse)


8. I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas. This dreamy dining room will be warm and welcoming for your dinner guests over the holidays. Adorning the Wayfair chandelier above the table is garland sourced from @afloral. You can also use fresh-cut branches from a Christmas tree farm. The white reindeer on the table is from Target. Faux sheepskin is used to appear like snow on top of the table, can be found at @walmart. The sign on the wall was sourced from @ann_marie_co. (via @our_sweet_haven)


9. Garland & Christmas Bells. This gorgeous space features a fireplace mantel adorned with draping garland, string lights, and large golden bells accenting both corners. In the corner of this living room, the 9-foot Fraser Fir is from @balsamhill. On the coffee table, the “Christmas Nest” candle is from @hiveandhomeshop. The beautiful digital artwork above the mantel is from @collectionprints. (via @thedailynest)



10. A Black & White Christmas. This beautiful Christmas-decorated bedroom is brimming with inspiration. The garland trimming the top of the bed is from @ann_marie_co. The “Merry Christmas” sign above the bed is from @rusty_7s. The beautiful bed linens are from @potterybarn. The faux fireplace mantel is also trimmed with garland for a festive finishing touch. Grounding the space, the area rug is from @boutiquerugs. (via @thecozyfarmhouse)


11. A Magical Entrance. This front door looks so magical all decorated for the holidays. The door is trimmed with garland, and wreaths from @mcgeeandco. Adding to the magical ambiance of this front porch are illuminated Christmas trees on either side of the doorway. The “Merry Christmas” doormat is from @hamlinrow. (via @ourpnw_home)



12. Festive Holiday Mantel. On the fireplace mantel, the faux greenery is from @mcgeeandco. On the hearth, the small lighted trees are from Target. Above the fireplace mantel, the stunning digital artwork on the frame TV is from @collectionprints. (via @ourpnw_home)


13. Oh Christmas Tree. On the mantel, the beautiful Christmas garland was sourced from @afloral, complimented by a bells garland from @mcgeeandco. The white stockings on the mantel are from Target, hung using matte black stocking holders under the garland (Command hooks will also do the trick). The name tags on the stockings are from @2daughtersheirlooms. The Christmas tree is from @kingofchristmas, while the tree skirt is from Target. Above the mantel, the Frame TV from Samsung features a digital Christmas artwork from @collectionprints. (via @the.little.bird)


14. Black & White Christmas Vibes. This cozy living room is full of inspiring holiday decor ideas. The faux garland decking out the mantel is from Hobby Lobby. Adorning the stockings, the name tags are by @painterplacehomeco. On the hearth, the “Merry Christmas” sign is from @ohsweetskye. The King Noble Fir tree is from @kingofchristmas. (via @thecozyfarmhouse)


15. Christmas Decorated Foyer. If you have a staircase, adorn it with a lighted garland for a festive and inviting touch. The radiant Christmas tree is from @homedepot. (via @mytexashouse)


16. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town. This holiday mantel features a beautiful Christmas garland that is the focal point of this living room. The Santa over the mantel and the plaid pillows add to the overall Christmas magic of this space. The Santa Claus picture came from Kohls online, you can also find it at @antiquefarmhouse. The black house on the stool in front of the fireplace is from @michaelsstores. (via @thehumblehaven⁠)


17. Staircase Christmas Garland. Two different strands of garland decorate the staircase banister. String lights illuminate the garland, while a string of golden bells provides the finishing holiday touch. On the stair risers are stair wraps from @wunderwallmural. Peel and stick wallpaper! (via @greeneacresfarmhouse)



18. Cozy Christmas Village. This Christmas decorated kitchen makes doing dishes less of a chore. The window is framed with beautiful garland, while an illuminated village sits in the window. The lighted trees are from Pottery Barn. (via @erin_sunnysideup)


19. Holiday Staircase. This beautiful staircase is adorned with non-traditional garland, including eucalyptus, wheat stalks, small flickers of gold, large, rust-colored feathers, cognac leather ribbon, and other natural elements. (via Bandd Design)


20. Christmas Mantel With Fresh Garland. This holiday mantel features an inexpensive garland mixed with a fresh cedar garland. Layer in some string lights and berry stems for some depth. Black satin bows are tied into the corners for the finishing touch. (via Cherished Bliss)


21. Old World Christmas Style. The staircase banister is adorned with the Wintry Woods Garland from Balsam Hill. The garland is 10 feet long and is loosely draped and tied with four pretty bows with long streamers. (via Follow The Yellowbrick Road)

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1 year ago

I would love to know also

1 year ago

Yes, # 16. What is needed to put this together?

10 months ago
Reply to  Paula

What is needed to get this mantle look and where can I purchase the decorations?

Paulette Hathcock
1 year ago

Number 16. I would like to know how it was put together.