Are you all getting excited for Christmas? This is my favorite time of the year; decorating, and making my home look festive, with warm and inviting Christmas decorations.
While I prefer the classic look with knitted stockings, wooden reindeer, and handmade ornaments, traditional Christmas decorations don’t match everyone’s tastes. There are many other ways to beautiful ways to decorate for Christmas that will provide more of a trendy, updated look.
If you are into more modern Christmas decorations, then I have found the perfect Christmas decor ideas for you! Take a look at these gorgeous ideas for decorating a more contemporary home. With some trendy, festive decorations, your home will love these new and inspiring designs!
Modern Christmas Decorating Ideas:
Black and White
Black and white themed Christmas decor can create a crisp and clean look. You can easily transform your home into a black and white winter wonderland, with a few simple ideas like those below:
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Birds and Feathers
Feathers are just so pretty with their unique look and light and fluffy feel. Use feathers to add a modern element to your Christmas decor by using unusual bird feathers on ornaments and wreaths, glass jars and baubles.
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Fill your home with low maintenance succulents this Christmas to create a spectacular fresh display. Arrange a centerpiece for your dining table or create a beautiful wreath or garland. The garlands look so stylish on the front door, showing off your good taste to all who pass!
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A Christmas wreath might be a staple in most homes at this time of the year, but the modern versions offer so much more than foliage and pine cones! You can place your modern wreath on your front door, in a window, over the mantel, or placed around a group of candles. You can add small objects or ribbon to change your wreaths look. Take a look at these for inspiration:
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Pine needles not only create a gorgeous scent in your home, but have a lovely fresh, modern look. You can use them to create a mantel display, and add small ornaments, candles, and lights. Get some amazing ideas from these images:
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Where would we be at Christmas without the lights?! Lights are normally a must have for the Christmas tree, but modern lighting can be arranged in various ways. Place them anywhere you like, from mantels, to bookshelves, in the window, and, of course, outside. The more lights, the better!
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Snowflakes can add a modern look to any room in the house! You can make them yourself, from paper or felt, or buy some lovely ready-made snowflakes, in various shapes and sizes; they look beautiful hanging in the window, almost replicating falling snow!
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There are many simple and festive decorations to make your Christmas tablescape stand out. Pick a color theme, arrange some Christmas baubles, and voila, you have created a modern Christmas tablescape. Adding candles, elegant napkins, and gorgeous dinnerware are a must! This extra effort is definitely worth it...after all, it is the most wonderful time of the year!
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