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20 creative Christmas decorating ideas that give you that magic feeling

Monica Beyer is a mom of four and has been writing professionally since 2000, when her first book, Baby Talk, was published. Her main area of interest is attachment parenting and all that goes with it, including breastfeeding, co-sleepin...

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Creative Christmas decorations

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Creative Christmas decorations

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.

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Vintage baubles

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Vintage baubles

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

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Christmas at the farmhouse

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Christmas at the farmhouse

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

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DIY holiday wreath

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DIY holiday wreath

DIY wreaths are truly better than store-bought — and the Pinterest inspiration for them is endless.

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Bauble wreaths

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Bauble wreaths

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

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Sparkling tree branches

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Sparkling tree branches

DIY glittery tree branches have a Winter Wonderland effect indoors.

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Get glam

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Get glam

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

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Mason jars with floating candles

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Mason jars with floating candles

These floating candle holders by StoneGable are gorgeous, and they take less than 15 minutes to make.

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Bottle brush trees

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Bottle brush trees

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

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Create a grand entrance

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Create a grand entrance

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

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Candy cane bedding

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Candy cane bedding

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

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A shimmery silver and white aesthetic

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A shimmery silver and white aesthetic

An all-silver-and-white aesthetic is reminiscent of fresh snow, and it totally brightens up your home in the winter.

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Cake stand centerpiece

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Cake stand centerpiece

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

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Go minimal

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Go minimal

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

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Rustic wooden planter centerpiece

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Rustic wooden planter centerpiece

A rustic planter that runs the length of your table is super-versatile and can even be used year-round.

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Pine cone with a bow

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Pine cone with a bow

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

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Laser-cut snowflake ornaments

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Laser-cut snowflake ornaments

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

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Light up your pine cones

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Light up your pine cones

A simple strand of lights makes a basket of pine cones glow from within.

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Baubles in a jar

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Baubles in a jar

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

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20 creative Christmas decorating ideas

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