I love simple, elegant, and live Christmas decor. Nothing too fussy or frilly. Just classic. I’ve put together some of my favorite Christmas decor images to inspire your holiday decorating for the weekend. A lovely wreath to set the tone before your guests walk in is always a perfect start.
Maybe my love for simple decor was born out of necessity, who knows. I do think there are three KEY ingredients for lovely and simple holiday decor:
1. Beautiful ribbon. You can really splurge here, and it’s a great investment! If you’re on a slim budget, that’s okay too, because there are plenty of options out there. I just found this sassy striped ribbon for a song. I think I’d like to order some for our decorations this year…
2. Live greens. My favorites are boxwood and magnolia, which are both are very hardy. For our wreath, I usually order live boxwood ahead of time. Tracery Interiors is my source. I always say order local when you can and support small businesses! For garland, magnolia is simple and beautiful. And if you live in the South, you can snip magnolia just about anywhere, it lasts a really long time. Here is some beautiful and simple boxwood, via.
Olive leaf is elegant too, someday I’d like to try this look for our wreaths or garland.
3. Glass ornaments. These are the jewels of your decor; they can be used anywhere and everywhere. Love the pop of silver and green, which add a holiday touch to these pretty paperwhites. Perfect.
I absolutely love this gorgeous china cabinet filled with all white, and adorned with a simple boxwood wreath and satin ribbon.
And you can’t go wrong with brown paper packages tied up with string. A few snippets from your yard or leftover garland complete the festive look.
Cheers to holiday decorating in your home!