20 creative Christmas decorating ideas that give you that magic feeling

Pulling of perfect holiday decor seems daunting, but with a little inspiration, it doesn't have to be.

Originally published December 2015. Updated November 2016.

A retro Christmas is instantly classy. Just add a little Bing Crosby on the record player.

Keep colors classic and add a couple of industrial pieces to create a farmhouse style Joanna Gaines would be proud of.

Speaking of wreaths, white baubles and pearls give a shabby chic feel.

DIY glittery tree branches have a Winter Wonderland effect indoors.

Add Frontgate's crystal ice ornaments to glam up your decor or come up with your own collection using craft store finds.

Tiny bottle brush trees are an easy way to give your display a mid-century feel.

Use garland, ribbon and white lights to create a dramatic holiday entryway to your home.

White bedding with a simple red and white striped detail adds some subtle holiday spirit to your bedroom.

All you need is a cake stand, some candles and a bit of garland to pull off this pretty decoration.

Sometimes less really is more. A simple strand of garland and a small tree is clean and chic.

These adorable little gingerbread men can be strung up on the front door or on a staircase.

Gold stars aren't just for apt pupils — they're perfect holiday decor too.

It's a simple decoration that screams "Christmas."

The exquisite detail of these wooden snowflakes is gorgeous. (Etsy, $20)

Classic bauble ornaments look amazing when placed in a fancy glass jar for display.