12 Unique but Simple Christmas Decorating Ideas

Jill Holtz

November 21, 2020

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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

stocking ladder

Image: Pinterest

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

elf legsFor 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.

elf legs knitting pattern

Image: Cool Creativity

…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

christmas colander centrepiece

Image: Pinterest

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

christmas tree wall lights

Image: A Merry Mishap

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

the stockings were hung

Image: Pinterest

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

christmas bunting

Image: Bo Bedre

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

christmas tree with white decorations

Image: BHG

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

christmas tree made from pompoms

Image: Pinterest

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

pine cone vases

Image: Pinterest

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

santa hats with candy canes

Image: DIY Candy

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

christmas jug decoration

Image: Back Porch Musings

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!

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Published On: November 21st, 2020 / Categories: Lifestyle / Last Updated: April 1st, 2021 / Tags: , /

About the Author: Jill Holtz

Jill is one of the co-founders of Mykidstime and a mum of 2 girls

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