Wishing You A Very Merry Christmas: 80 Decorating Ideas To Inspire

merry christmas holiday decorated home exterior view with snow

This Christmas as we celebrate family traditions, we here at One Kindesign would like to extend our warmest wishes to you and your loved ones. We hope that you have the merriest of Christmas’s and a wonderful New Year. May the festive spirit fill your home with joy, your heart with love, and above all, your life with laughter.

Over the past year, we have loved reading your comments and entertaining you with home tours and design inspiration. If you need any design advice, want to share your home (we love to feature readers’ homes), or just want to drop us a note to say hi, we love that as well. We are grateful to every one of you for visiting and spending time on this website.

As we are about to embark on a new year, we look forward to sharing with you the latest home tours, design trends, and decorating tips and tricks. From the day-to-day to the holidays, we want to help you get inspired to make your home feel warm and inviting and the ultimate entertaining pad to host family and friends. Even if your home is your perfect haven, we still hope to entertain you and keep you feeling inspired.

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Continue below to see this year’s collection of our most favorite holiday inspiration and if you missed last year’s, please have a look here. Underneath each of the images, you will find links to the sources to get further details. Be sure to save your favorites on Pinterest for next year’s inspiration.

As there are always more decorations you can add, even if it is as simple as some bells on a wreath, or a wreath around a candle on your coffee table. We have you covered for the very best, one-of-a-kind ideas here on One Kindesign. Also, please do not forget to follow us on Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/onekindesign/ so you can keep up with our latest design trends! So, grab a cup of hot cocoa, your favorite throw, and continue below… please enjoy and 🎄🎶Have Yourself A Very Merry Christmas…🎶🎄

Tell Us: Which one of these Christmas decorating ideas did you find most inspiring? Please let us know in the Comments below!

Note: If you’re looking for additional entertainment, feel free to click on any of the links below to explore some of our previous joyful Christmas home tours:

farmhouse style christmas mantel with stockings and garland

1. Merry Christmas. The sign is from @simplyinspireddesignco and it’s paired with an old window frame. (via @the_refinedfarmhouse)

christmas decorated living room with a wreath chandelier

2. A Wreath Chandelier. (via @marzena.marideko)

Christmas decorated living room with a wood tree and fireplace with candles

3. A Christmas Tree Alternative. (via @marzena.marideko)

christmas decorated dough bowl with candles

4. Dough Bowl With Candles. Just add a glass bowl in the bottom so the candles are stable, stack the candles on top and fill with moss. (via @maisondecinq)

christmas decorated front porch with garland and wreaths

5. Simple And Classic Christmas Porch. This inviting front porch features lots of garland, cedar wreaths with brass bells, ribbons, and a few small trees. (via @maisondecinq)

christmas decorated kitchen with a dough bowl on the countertop

6. Christmas Kitchen View. (via @poppysfarmstead)

cozy christmas decorated bedroom

7. A Cozy Christmas Bedroom. (via @marzena.marideko)

christmas tree with ornaments

8. Christmas Cozy Tree. (via @teft_interior)

staircase with Christmas decorations

9. Magical Christmas Staircase. (via @landhaeuschen)

rustic country style christmas decorations

10. A Country House Christmas. (via @landhaeuschen)

kitchen window decorated for Christmas

11. Cozy Window Vignette. (via @fjordfiskerenhjem)

christmas decorated dining table with a wreath chandelier

12. Throw A Holiday Party. (via @stylebymll)

outdoor christmas tablescape

13. Outdoor Christmas Tablescape. (via @idreamofhomemaking)

christmas decorated bedroom with a red and white theme and tree

14. Let’s Get Cozy. The tree in the corner is from @kingofchristmas. The “Let’s Get Cozy” sign is from @sincerelyusshop and the lighted stars are from @worldmarket. (via @idreamofhomemaking)

rustic luxe Christmas porch 

15. Rustic Luxe Christmas Porch. The garland, wreath, personalized doormat, toss pillows, and throw blanket are all from @walmart. (via @homestoriesatoz)

christmas tree in the living room in a red and white theme

16. Oh Christmas Tree. (via @homebyheidi)

staircase with christmas garland

17. Gorgeous Draped Garland. There is a total of 15 garlands used to decorate this staircase, from top to bottom! (via @homebyheidi)

large christmas wreath on the wall in the front entry

18. A Grand Christmas Wreath. When you can’t find a wreath large enough for your front entry, just DIY your own. This one is made with some garland and a grapevine wreath from @hobbylobby. The Merry Christmas sign is from @magnolia. (via @idreamofhomemaking)

christmas decorated dining table with a winter white color palette

19. Dreamy Winter Whites. (via @cherished_treasures_)

living room with a christmas tree and faux fireplace with candles

20. A Scandinavian Christmas. (via @marzena.marideko)

christmas tree with ornaments

21. A Season Of Cozy Merriment. (via @laineandlayne)

garland on the staircase banister for christmas

22. Gorgeous Garland. The 6′ pine garland hanging on the front of the banisters is from @hobbylobby with the eucalyptus added to them.  (via @hipandhumblestyle)

christmas tree with black, white and gold color scheme

23. Believe In The Magic Of Christmas. (via @hipandhumblestyle)

front door with a christmas wreath and garland

24. Merry & Bright Front Door. (via @elledecor)

cozy living room with a christmas tree and a window seat

25. A Very Cozy Christmas. (via @studiomcgee)

christmas tree with a snowy, silvery theme with frosted crystal and glittery berries, acorns and branches

26. Oh Christmas Tree. This 7.5’ Classic Blue Spruce is from @balsamhill. The tree is decked out with Balsam Hill florals and ornaments. The tree features a snowy, silvery theme with frosted crystal and glittery berries, acorns, branches, and an assortment of glass ornaments in metallics and green. The topper is a Metallic Magnolia Christmas Bouquet Tree Topper. (via @jodie.thedesigntwins)

staircase christmas garland

staircase christmas garland

27. Staircase Christmas Garland. (via @inspiredbycharm)

mountain house living room with a fireplace and decorated for christmas

28. A Very Mountain Home Christmas. This magical living room is decked out with a winter woods theme — evergreen trees, a basket filled with real branches, and fresh pine cones. See the home tour: Montana guest retreat gets a fabulous makeover for the holidays. (via @elledecor)

christmas decorated fireplace mantel

christmas decorated fireplace mantel

29. Deck The Fireplace Mantel. The fireplace mantel features antique mirrors, small tree figurines, limewash brick, pretty ribbons, and oversized, mixed greenery garland — sourced from @hobbylobby and @decorsteals. The lanterns are from @potterybarn. (via @bloom_jennybrooks)

front door with a christmas wreath and garland

30. A Merry & Bright Christmas Welcome. (via @frenchcountrycottage)

twinkling christmas tree outdoors in a wheel barrow

31. Twinkling Christmas Tree. (via @frenchcountrycottage)

enchanting christmas porch display

32. Enchanting Porch Display. (via @styledby_maghan)

large christmas tree in the foyer with dutch doors

33. A Merry Christmas Welcome. A 13-foot Christmas tree decked out with homemade ornaments greets you in the foyer of this holiday home. (via @the_fox_group_)

cozy guest bedroom decorated for Christmas

34. A Cozy Guest Bedroom. The snowflakes are from @cominghomestores. (via @theoldhouseonmain)

living room with a christmas tree and a fireplace

35. Jingle All The Way. (via @theoldhouseonmain)

beautiful holiday porch

36. Festive Holiday Porch. Cheery pops of red mingle with fresh greenery. (via @mynhhome)

elegant christmas tablescape

37. Elegant Christmas Tablescape. (via @drommen_om_laftehuset)

living room decorated with a festive christmas tree

38. Festive Christmas Tree. (via @curatedinterior)

dining table christmas centerpiece with a small tree and ornaments

39. A Magical Dining Table Centerpiece. Fill a bowl with a small tree and cover the tree base and bottom of the bowl with snowy fluff and shimmery ornaments. Add some twinkling fairy lights and a red bow on top. (via @asimplystylednest)

Christmas fireplace village

40. Magical Christmas Fireplace Village. The village is from @balsamhill. (via @frenchcountrycottage)

living room with a christmas tree and decorations

41. Calming And Beautiful Green/Neutral Color Palette. (via @mytexashouse)

magical christmas atmosphere in the living room with a fireplace and tree

42. Magical Christmas Atmosphere. (via @teft_interior)

fresh pine on the doorway

43. Fresh Pine On The Doorway. (via @burlaprosesrevivals)

farmhouse with a christmas tree

44. A Merry & Bright Farmhouse. (via @frenchcountrycottage)

beautiful Christmas tree

45. Beautiful Christmas Tree. (via @haverstrawhill)

green garland with red roses on the staircase banister

46. Green Garland With Red Roses. (via @thedowntownaly)

vintage-inspired Christmas decor around the fireplace mantel

vintage-inspired Christmas decor on the staircase with a garland

vintage-inspired Christmas decor in the bedroom

47. Vintage-Inspired Christmas Decor. An enchanting seaside cottage in Long Island has been completely transformed into a cozy winter wonderland. (via @whiteflowerfarmhouse)

beautiful christmas tree with white paper stars and pinecones and presents underneath

48. Oh Christmas Tree. (via @apartmenttherapy)

fireplace mantel with garland and a wreath

49. An Elegant And Festive Fireplace. (via Laurey W. Glenn for @southernliving)

christmas decorated bedroom

50. The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year. (via @remingtonranchfarmhouse⁠)

christmas decorated front porch with a red door and lighted trees and red rain boots

51. Have A Holly Jolly Red Door Christmas. (via @christmasheartandhome)

christmas window decorations

52. Christmas Window Decorations. Decorate with icing and sweets, tie a ribbon through the hole and hang it in your Christmas tree or in a window. (via Ikea)

Norwegian Advent Candles

53. Norwegian Advent Candles. The cups with a car are from @finenordicand bought at @turidhoelolsen. (via @mitt_landlige_hjem)

christmas ornament chandelier

christmas ornament chandelier

54. Warm Christmas Atmosphere. Hang ornaments and foraged pine branches from your dining room chandelier. (via @annes_leilighet)

christmas tree in front of the fireplace with stockings

55. Christmas Tree With Dried Oranges. (via @theseptemberchronicles)

festive and bright christmas tree in the living room

56. Merry Christmas Tree. (via @anniblomqvis)

christmas decorated window with garland and fairy lights

57. Deck The Window With Holiday Magic. (via @valkoinen_puutalokoti)

christmas decorated dining table with a centerpiece and stars

58. Christmas Tablescape With A Wreath Centerpiece. The stars are from @und_norway. (via @brekkagaard)

festive Christmas dough bowl

59. Festive Christmas Dough Bowl. (via @brekkagaard)

welcoming Christmas decorated front porch with wreath and natural pine garland

60. A Very Country Christmas. (via @karin_stigsdotter)

christmas decorated dining table with a centerpiece of small trees and candles

61. Burlap Trees Centerpiece. (via @brekkagaard)

living room decorated with warm and cozy christmas decorations and a tree

62. A Country Cottage Christmas. The holiday decor in this living room has a timeless feel. A neutral palette with organic elements, such as pine cones and wood ornaments, for warmth. (via @lakehouse.lane)

green painted door with a tree-shaped christmas wreath

63. Oh Christmas Tree Wreath. (via @brekkagaard)

spruce christmas tree and a lighted DIY wreath

64. DIY Holiday Decor. A wreath on the window is a DIY using antique gold spray paint, pine cones and stars. Get the tutorial at the provided link. The tree is a real spruce tree. (via @valkoinen_puutalokoti)

christmas decorated front porch with pre-lit garland, a wreath and lanterns

65. Christmas On The Front Porch. Four strands of 10ft pre-lit garlands and two strands of 6ft pre-lit garland to complete the look, from @potterybarn. Tip: Add extra twinkle lights for some extra holiday magic. (via @making_highview_home)

cozy cottage style christmas decorated living room

66. Cozy Cottage Christmas. The wreath-embroidered pillows on the sofa are from @coralandtusk. (via @mollyinmaine)

christmas decorated front porch with a straw pig and Santa Claus

67. Christmas Traditions On The Front Porch. This Instagrammer has decorated with the old straw pig and Santa Claus every Christmas for 23 years — tradition. (via @dusogsus)

coastal style fireplace mantel with gorgeous christmas garland

68. Coastal Style Fireplace Garland. (via @mollyinmaine)

French-inspired Christmas in the living room with a tree

French-inspired Christmas in the living room with a tree and garland on the fireplace mantel

69. French-Inspired Christmas. (via @maisondecinq)

cozy christmas decorated bedroom with pops of red

70. A Cozy Christmas Bedroom. (via @bridgewaydesigns)

christmas decorated entry into the living room with pre-lit trees

71. Meet Me Under The Mistletoe. (via @bridgewaydesigns)

cozy christmas cabin living room with a tree

72. Cozy Christmas Cabin. (via @winterlover2023)

a cozy Christmas dining table with a garland centerpiece

73. A Cozy Christmas Party. (via @weddingchicks (table setting) Photo: @wildeastphoto)

Scandinavian style Christmas tree

74. Scandinavian Style Christmas Tree. (via @ahlens)

beautiful Christmas tree display

75. Beautiful Christmas Tree Display. (via @tracy_svendsen)

Christmas red and green theme on the front porch

76. Traditional Chrsitmas Red & Green. (via @tracy_svendsen)

christmas decorated living room with a mix of rustic glam and coastal style

77. Rustic Glam With A Coastal Twist. (via @saltgrassdecor)

magical Christmas tree in the living room

78. Magical Christmas Tree. (via @mountains_to_michigan)

reading nook is dressed for Christmas (via @wildflowerhome.interiors)

a merry and bright entry christmas tree with a star topper

80. Merry Christmas And A Joyous New Year! This tree has green satin ribbons, dried hydrangeas, mercury glass ornaments, pinecones, mushrooms, acorns, feathers tucked into the branches and pinecone garlands tucked into the branches for a fuller look. A brass ‘Merry Christmas’ sign greets guests. (via @frenchcountrycottage)

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