Going for a playful look this holiday season? Whether you’re looking for a more colorful retro vibe or a minimalist Scandinavian feel, we can’t think of a better way to celebrate than with this animal-themed decor. Woodland-inspired tea towels and must-have baby fox ornaments make the perfect modern update for a Christmas tree or holiday tablescape. Take a look at these irresistibly cute holiday picks and seasonal DIY ideas for your own animal faves.
1. Holiday Deer Mug ($14): An adorable deer mug is just what you need for sipping a cup of hot cocoa this Christmas. (It also makes a great secret santa gift.)
4. Deer + Moose Bottle Stoppers ($35): Look no further for the ultimate glam hostess gift — these gold metallic bottle stoppers make an ideal pair.
5. Snoopy Nutcracker ($48): With a retro, playful vibe, this Snoopy dog piece provides a stylish option for any holiday accent table.
6. Christmas Cat Tea Towel ($16): A cat print combines with vivid red and green for Christmas, creating this modern tea towel to spruce up your kitchen or serving area when entertaining.
7. Antler Ornaments ($39, set of six): As another subtle option, these trendy antler ornaments would add color and style to any Christmas tree or holiday centerpiece.
8. Fun Reindeer String Lights ($40): As the ultimate retro-inspired pick, these string lights would look so fun draped in front of a window or out on a patio.
9. Mod Cat Ornament ($6 each): Choose an ornament that gives back. This whimsical iron cat option is handmade in Colombia and benefits rescued animals.
10. Winter Scene With Fawn ($40): Blush pink bottle brushes provide a modern feminine touch to this wintry decor set, complete with a cute Bambi-esque fawn.
11. Winter Zebra Throw Pillow ($36): Place this quirky zebra pillow on your sofa or an accent chair for a dose of personality. Just look at those boots!
12. Dachshund Stoneware Menorah ($128): Classic and elegant, this iconic Jonathan Adler menorah provides a modern piece to celebrate the Festival of Lights. Pair with festive dark blue candles for bold contrast.
13. DIY Glitter Tassel Ornaments: Dress up some animal figurines to create menagerie-inspired ornaments. Metallic paint elevates the design, while pastel tassels add a boho touch. (via A Subtle Revelry)
14. Higher Ground Stocking Holder ($40): Hang your stockings in style with animal-inspired holders. A dark brass coif makes this mismatched trio feel cohesive.
15. Laser-Cut Wood Animals ($3 each): Create your own woodsy holiday scene with minimalist wood animals. Clear off a sideboard or accent table to setup a festive vignette for the season.
16. Springbok Head ($40): A luxe animal head will elevate your holiday wall display, and it will stay chic all year long if you decide to keep it up.
17. Bottle Brush Baby Fox Ornament ($10): How can you resist this baby fox with that mini plaid scarf? He’ll help complete your woodland-inspired Christmas tree getup.
18. Acrylic Reindeer ($13 and up): For a more subtle, streamlined setup this season, consider an arrangement of acrylic animals. It’s playful yet sophisticated at the same time.
19. DIY Cardboard Deer Bust: Get all the essentials to make this deconstructed cardboard deer mount with our handy kit. The pale green accent colors give it a chic holiday twist. Feel free to spray paint it gold for a super festive feel.
What are your favorite animal-inspired decor picks for the holidays? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below!