Christmas greenery decorating ideas that work for all home styles. Easy tips and ideas to decorate with garland, wreaths and little trees this holiday season.
Adding greenery during the Christmas holiday is the best way to give your home a festive look and feel. I use all faux greenery with a mix of different types. While I love the smell of fresh greens, we opt out because of allergies.
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I do mix in real pinecones and wood stems from my yard.
This year I bought 3 new wreaths, 2 garlands, and 4 little trees. I found a bag of greenery stems I had for wreath making in my attic that I was able to use as well. Finding the best faux holiday wreath is a great start.
Making faux greenery look good takes a some work. Fluff the limbs and stems by bending them in a natural looking way.
Christmas greenery decorating ideas
- Fluff them by bending the stems
- Mix in additional stems of different greenery and berries
- Dried orange slices give a faux wreath life
- Add bows and ribbon
- Fluff them
- Stay simple or layer 2 garlands for a full look
- Add accessories like ornaments
- Layer with wood beads, yarn, popcorn, etc.
- Swag or not, looks good both ways
Little tree tips:
- Fluff them
- Leave them naked, no ornaments
- Place them in a container such as basket, urn, bucket, pottery, etc
- Great winter decor past Christmas
Fluff tip: Bend the branches so the look like they would if they were real. Don’t leave them all straight. Bend and fluff.
All of the tips shared above I used throughout our home. The mantel greenery decor is mixed stems and little trees. The pottery was thrifted finds and worked perfectly for my little trees. The trees are my favorite look of the season.
The Merry & Bright mantel sign I built and painted a few years ago.
The DIY drop cloth stockings got a new plaid wool top.
Look closely through all of the photos below and give the tips a try.
This year I wanted a natural winter look. I’m thrilled with the results. It feels exactly the way I had hoped it would. Using the natural looking pine stems, garland and wreaths helped a lot.
If you missed my last post, be sure you go see my branch wall art I created for my dining room holiday decor.