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36 best Christmas living room decorating ideas


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These ideas are nothing short of a Christmas miracle.

Williams Rabbit; Chrissy Marie’s Blog

Your living room is the heart of your home all year round, but it feels very important once the holidays are over. It is not only the best backdrop for intimate gatherings, but also the perfect place for your Christmas tree. (And, if you’re lucky enough to have a fireplace, it will triple as Santa’s main entrance.) For these reasons, it’s a good idea to fill your space with an extra dose of holiday cheer. .

Fortunately, when it comes to decorating your living room, there’s no shortage of inspiration – the creative Christmas living room decor ideas here will be all you need. To help you celebrate the holidays in style, we’ve rounded up 36 trendy festive living rooms – from wonderful coats to cheerful coffee tables and everything in between, the following ideas are sure to keep your space cheerful and bright.

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A winter mix

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to cover your house with snowflakes and mini Santa Claus to make it festive. Havenly strikes a balance between elegant and seasonal with a mix of buffalo and Fair Isle checkered patterns.

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Accessorize with ornaments

According to Williams Rabbit, ornaments shouldn’t be confined to your Christmas tree. The interior designer has given his living room a little joie de vivre by strategically placing these festive balls along his fireplace.

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A wonderful coat

Interior decorator Gillian segal made a statement as he dressed his fireplace to warmly welcome Santa Claus. While the larger-than-life assortment attracts a lot of attention, its neutral and cool palette keeps it from feeling overdone.

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Subtle styling

You don’t need to cover your entire living space with decorations. The strategically placed garland in this photo of Serena & Lily draws the eye upwards and offers just the right touch of holiday magic.

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A coastal Christmas

Remember, decorating for the holidays doesn’t require sacrificing the aesthetics of your design. Water leaf interiorsJill Johnson gave this living room a coastal edge by adorning the corner of the bar with a garland and silver crown.

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Christmas inspired centerpiece

Come on vacation, swap the art books on the coffee table for a bunch of miniature Christmas trees. John mcclain offers a lot of visual intrigue with a set of textured figurines.

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Add arrangement

Little personal touches have the power to transform an entire room. The Heather ceramic the decorations in this sticker are sophisticated and add a lot of personality.

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Want to bring winter wonderland indoors? Take inspiration from Havenly and add natural elements to your tree like pine cones and snow dust. It’s a setup that deserves Mother Nature’s seal of approval.

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Color me happy

Why settle for green and red when you can use all the colors of the rainbow? Jennifer Griffin from Dimples and tangles exudes a bold sense of style with a bunch of vibrant hues. From glowing miniature Christmas trees to Technicolor garland, this setup proves there isn’t too much color.

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Blue christmas

Or if you’d rather make a statement with just one color, try cooler blues. Like this piece of Monika hibbs proves, a touch of teal can be a refreshing alternative to the traditional Christmas palette.

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Windows Who Wow

Like this living room Chatfield Court proves that Christmas decoration is not limited to dressing up your fireplace mantel. Here, blogger Kristi Haight decorated each window with a lush wreath. The result? Elegant and unexpected Christmas decorations.

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Tied with a bow

Want to give your fireplace a charming finishing touch? Turn your fireplace into a chic gift by tying a bow at the end. This one from Chrissy Marie’s Blog gives this coat a tactile edge with a velvet ribbon.

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Layers of lights

You can never go wrong with lights to dress up your garland or Christmas tree.

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Holiday flowers

Add holiday cheer to a coffee table with a festive arrangement of red and white flowers. Incorporate touches of greenery to complete your tree.

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Snowflake accents

Of course, all eyes will be on your Christmas tree, but drawing attention to your windows is also a good idea. A simple trio of snowflake wall accents is all you need to complete the look of your Christmas living room.

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Chic curtains

Get into the holiday spirit by raising your curtains for the season. A classic plaid is perfect for a sophisticated look.

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High neutrals

This living room is based on timeless neutral tones, perfect for layering Christmas decor. From hurricanes filled with silver ornaments and topped with white floral arrangements to the cloak dressed in stockings and white tinsel, there is so much to love about this festive living room. Conceived by Mel Bean Interiors and architecture by Bailey Austin Design.

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Mixed Metals

Decorating around one metal is chic, but mixing two, like silver and gold, is just as sophisticated. Test the trend with gift wrap and embellishments for a cohesive look.

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Symmetrical beauty

Symmetry is a must-have decorating tip for top designers. Make this design principle work for you this holiday season by dressing up your windows with a trio of eye-catching wreaths.

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Dress the coat

Spending time with family and friends by the fireside is what vacationing is all about. Since all eyes will be on it for Christmas, dress up your fireplace with everything from wreaths to red candlesticks. Don’t forget to incorporate some of your favorite accessories as well. In this living room, a glass clock and hurricane add charm to the fireplace.

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Go green

The combination of a large wreath and a lush garland adds visual interest to these living room windows.

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Whether you’re running out of time for a white Christmas or just love that summery look, there are ways to create a sun-inspired room that’s festive as well. The grassy green wreaths, nude garland, and white candle holders in this piece are appropriate for Christmas with summery undertones.

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Get romantic with red

This living room features sultry red accents that embrace a vacation palette while giving off a romantic vibe. This holiday, try a Christmas color scheme with non-traditional decor, like warm throw pillows and red roses.

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Arboreal accents

While the decorated tree and sweeping garland are undoubtedly festive, a basket filled with real branches and fresh pine cones brings the charm of the winter woods inside.

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The solution for small spaces

If you are a big fan of holiday decorating but are short on square footage, a mini tree allows you to party without overcrowding your home.

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Coordinated design

This bright living room features a tree and garland with matching ornaments, making the space cozy and cohesive.

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Stockings without coat

Your home might not have a fireplace mantel, but that shouldn’t mean stockings are off limits this year. This modern living room features Christmas stockings hanging from hooks, which not only solves a common holiday crisis, but doubles as a cute wall decor.

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Party furniture

Holidays are the perfect excuse to use vintage furniture that has been tucked away in your attic. An antique rocking chair reminds us of the nights we lay awake listening to Christmas stories, cozy by the fireside with a mug of hot chocolate.

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Color blocking

This piece is proof that a festive look is possible without a cascade of silver ribbons or sparkling Christmas lights. The simple paper stars and matte black tree impart festive energy without the traditional glamor.

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Statement garland

A fuller, more wild garland swept right above the fireplace creates a more natural, forest-inspired feel.

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