Ditch Red and Green for These 14 Non-Traditional Christmas Decorations
While red and green are the traditional Christmas colors, that doesn’t mean they work for everyone’s decorating style. If you’re not the kind of lady who decks her halls with holly bouquets and dancing Santa figurines, chances are you’re looking for alternatives to all that scarlet and emerald. Grab a cup of hot chocolate and indulge in these 15 ways to go non-traditional in your Christmas decor.
Buck the trends and embrace all things fuzzy with the softest piece of seasonal wall decor you’ve ever had the pleasure of crafting. (via Brit + Co)
This retro piece is not only a stand-out in all white, but the brightly colored bulbs bring just enough kitsch to keep it cute.
Spicing things up also means adding new textures and materials like gems and geodes. They’ll catch all the lights on your tree, and bring a glowing warmth you’ve come to expect from the season. (via Jojotstic)
To loosely quote Elle Woods, “Whoever said pink wasn’t a neutral is seriously deranged.” Same goes for seasonal decorating.
Use your countdown to celebrate fresh hues and add a wildcard to your palette. (via Brit + Co)
Metallics bring the warmth of the season, without limiting your color palette. So instead of reaching for your trusted reds, try some gilded gorgeousness.
Wood is a natural element that you can use in so many different ways this holiday season. (via Handmade Charlotte)
A little razzle-dazzle faux taxidermy is in order for this holiday season. It’s a cute place to hang extra ornaments and twinkle lights too.
There is nothing traditional about using some fruit as a tree! Dress yours up any which way by using mini LED lights, pom poms, and more. (via Brit + Co)
Does it count if the green is for a cactus? Probably not. With felted flowers and little beads, these succulent beauties inject some playful color into your decor.
Turn last year’s cookie tins into mini scenes of wonder and merriment. Fill them with landscapes and cityscapes that inspire you, or just recreate what you see out the window. (via Brit + Co)
These felted critters are the cat’s meow, and are sure to liven up any Christmas tree.
Pastels on a garland full of baubles? You got it. Bring your signature flair into the picture with a dash of spray-painted goodness. (via PMQ for two)
Need something to keep the kids busy on a snowy afternoon? Make these pretty ornaments with wooden shapes. (via The House That Lars Built)