Are you looking for some different Christmas decorating ideas? Want to try out something new to decorate for Christmas? I’ve picked out 12 Unique But Simple Christmas Decorating Ideas, I know I’ll be trying a few of these out myself!
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Getting crafty and trying a few new Christmas decorating ideas is a fun way to pass a rainy day or quiet weekend. Who knows, it may become a favourite tradition for future years!
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We Love These Christmas Decorating Ideas
#1. Stocking Ladder
Isn’t this a nice idea? Make a Stocking Ladder using a ladder with fairy lights and red berries wrapped around the rungs and a hook for each stocking to hang.
#2. Elf Legs for Your Table
For a bit of quirky elf-ish fun, dress up your Christmas dining table legs with some elf leg covers. Available to buy on Amazon.co.uk and Amazon.com.
…Or if you are handy with the knitting needles and fancy making your own, there’s a free elf legs knitting pattern available from Cool Creativity you could have a go at.
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#3. Colander Centrepiece
Wow! This would make a great talking point. This Christmas decorating idea uses a metal colander with fairy lights, pine cones and touches of red for a lovely Christmas feature. It could brighten up a dark corner too.
#4. Wall Tree of Lights
I’m a sucker for fairy lights so I think this tree on a wall made of lights from A Merry Mishap is a lovely idea – I’ll definitely be giving it a go.
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#5. Stockings Hanging Board
I love this “The stockings were hung” board, it looks pretty simple to make from a wooden coat hanger with the knobs painted red for fun reindeer noses!
#6. Christmas Bunting
What I love about this Christmas bunting idea from Bo Bedre is three things – firstly, its simplicity using a ribbon or string with a variety of cute Christmas decorations and baubles dangling down. Secondly, it’s a great way to decorate a kitchen window. Thirdly, it’s totally tailored to you and your family as you can choose what to put on it.
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#7. White Tree
Isn’t this such a simple but stunning Christmas decoration idea from BHG? Just take a vase, some bare twigs or simple tree branches and hang white baubles for a gorgeous mini tree.
#8. 3D Snowflake Decoration
Get the kids to help make this gorgeous 3D paper snowflake decoration with our easy instructions.
#9. Colourful Pom Pom Tree
I just love this Christmas tree for a wall made out of different coloured pom-poms. You could either buy them or spend an afternoon crafting with the kids and making your own pom-poms.
#10. Pine Cone Vases
This decoration idea for Christmas is so simple – glass vases with pine cones and fairy lights tucked in. In fact it could almost stay as a whole year round decoration too.
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#11. Christmas Santa Topiary
I just love, love, love this Christmas decorating idea from DIY Candy. They’ve put 3 cute dotted Santa hats with square glass vases crammed with stripey candy canes. It would make a real talking point for your table or mantelpiece.
#12. Christmas Jug Decoration
I think this idea from Back Porch Musings is gorgeous especially for your Christmas dining table. It’s just a simple white jug but dressed perfectly with some white baby’s breath with red berries and a lovely ribbon bow on the handle. So stylish!
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Have your say! Which of these Christmas decoration ideas was your favourite? Leave a comment below and let us know – we’d love to hear from you!