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10 Creative Holiday Decorating Ideas for Small Spaces

The magic of the holiday season is upon us and there is no better time to deck the halls! Adding festive holiday decor is sure to make your space feel cheerful and merry, no matter the size. In this blog post, we will share ten creative and easy small space holiday decor ideas that will make your home feel warm, cozy, and joyous.

1. Miniature Trees

If you don’t have space for a large Christmas tree, you can always opt for a smaller version. You can find decorated tabletop trees or purchase a plain one and decorate it yourself with mini ornaments, sparkly garland, and fairy lights. Once you experience the magic of a smaller tree, you won’t miss a full-size one!

2. Themed Wreaths

Wreaths are a timeless holiday decoration for small spaces. You can get crafty and make your own wreath or purchase a pre-made one. Use ribbon, cones, and ornaments to create a unique piece that matches your holiday decor. 

3. Hanging Ornaments

Hanging ornaments from your ceiling, chandeliers, doorknobs, and curtain rods is an easy way to add festive flair to your small space. Use ribbon to hang them or display them in a clear vase as a centerpiece.

4. Decorate Outside

If you have a small balcony or front porch, you can brighten it up with a tinsel tree and outdoor lights. It’s a charming way to spread holiday cheer to your neighbors and create a cozy ambiance. 

For more unique ways to decorate your outdoor space, check out our blog here!

5. Festive Throw Pillows and Blankets

Decorating your space for the holiday season doesn’t have to be complicated. Adding decorative pillows and cozy blankets to your couch or chair can make all the difference! Look for options in holiday colors or with festive designs like snowflakes or reindeer to add a layer of extra cheer.

6. DIY Garland

Garlands play a major role in holiday decorating, but they can get pricey. Instead, try making one yourself by sourcing fresh greens and adding lights, bows, or ornaments for a pop of color.

7. Scented Candles

Adding a scented candle in your living room, bedroom, or bathroom can help create a cozy and warm ambiance. Choose candles with scents like cinnamon, vanilla, or evergreen for a festive touch.

8. Miniature Villages

A miniature village can bring holiday cheer to your coffee table, windowsill, or bookshelf. You can create your own small villages by using houses, people, and trees, or purchase pre-made ones that light up and move. These are fun and completely customizable, so you can change up the scenery year after year!

9. Hanging Cards

If you receive holiday cards from your loved ones, don’t hide them away! Hang them up with clothespins or string them up with garland to create a beautiful display. It will remind you of your loved ones all through the season!

10. Tabletop Decorations

Decorate your dining or coffee table with small centerpieces, such as a candle with greenery or a vase filled with holiday balls. You can also use small trees, snow globes, or mini nutcrackers for an extra special touch.

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With a little creativity and a lot of holiday spirit, you can add holiday cheer to your home without taking up too much space. We hope these holiday decorating ideas inspire you this season!

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