15 Non-Traditional Christmas Décor Ideas to Deck Your Halls in Style

Neutral bedroom with Christmas tree.

True Home / Instagram

Christmastime is one of the most fun seasons when it comes to decorating, and while it can be fun making your home feel merry and bright, sometimes traditional Christmas decorations throw off the balance of your home's design aesthetic.

But Christmas décor can come in any shape, color, and size, and these designers found chic ways to incorporate the holiday spirit into their homes without compromising on personality. Here are 15 non-traditional Christmas décor ideas to spice up your home for the holidays this year.

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Earthy Christmas

Brown stockings in entryway.

Arbor & Co. / Instagram

These caramel-colored stockings are the perfect addition to this entryway. The neutral stockings perfectly match the earthy palette of the home and makes for a holiday look that does not disrupt the design’s neutrality.

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Hints of Green

White Christmas living room.

Charbonneau Interiors 

The greenery in this living room feels as if it was here before the holidays. But if you look closely, you’ll see the subtle pine needles and ornaments sprinkled throughout. Decorating for the holidays can come in any shape or color palette to coordinate with your home’s décor.

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White Christmas

White Christmas tree.

Burchard Designs / Instagram

This gorgeous Christmas living room embraces a few non-traditional décor ideas: a tree covered in snow, pine garland draped from the ceiling, and small multicolored bottlebrush trees. Embracing a more winterized palette means you won't need to pack up all your Christmas décor on December 26th.

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Winter Wonderland

White cozy bedroom with pine accents.

White & Faded

What we wouldn't give to be snuggled up in this room, designed by White & Faded, with a good book and cup of tea. The small pine bunches are a sweet addition to the all-white space and embrace a subtle bit of Christmas cheer.

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Deck The Bed Frame

Bed with Christmas accents.

COTTAGE + SEA / Instagram

Who said Christmas décor is reserved for the living room? The Christmas decorations in this bedroom blend seamlessly with the neutrals and pop of greens.

Cedar 9-Ft Pre-Lit Christmas Garland
Noma Cedar 9-Ft Pre-Lit Christmas Garland $59
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Soft, White and Naturalistic

Neutral bedroom with Christmas tree.

True Home / Instagram

This minimalistic take on Christmas décor features a simple evergreen tree with a cozy blanket tree skirt, surrounded by presents wrapped in crisp white paper. The look feels earthy and naturalistic, which matches well with the home's neutral interior design.

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Lush and Leafy

Leafy table runner.

Charbonneau Interiors

A stunning way to incorporate the colors of Christmas into your home, this centerpiece blends winter pine with leafy greenery. The white florals embrace the winter color scheme, while the live cuts of greenery breathe life into the home.

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Small But Mighty

Christmas tree in corner with brown chair.

COTTAGE + SEA / Instagram

This tree is an adorable addition to this cozy corner. With its slim build, sparse branches and blanket tree skirt, it feel like a modern-day version of the precious Charlie Brown Christmas tree—in the best way.

5' Green Pine Artificial Christmas Tree
The Holiday Aisle 5' Green Pine Artificial Christmas Tree $139.99 $125
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Part of Your Décor

Small Christmas tree on kitchen table.

Milk and Honey Life / Instagram

This Christmastime setup by Milk and Honey Life feels like it's part of the original décor, and is so simplistic that it puts a twist on the classic maximal approach to holiday decorating. The small tabletop tree and rustic garland give off just the right amount of Christmas spirit without overwhelming the calming look of this space.

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Preciously Pink

Pink and white Christmas decor.

Modern House Vibes / Instagram

A fun and playful twist on the classic red and greens of the Christmas season, this space houses the cutest white advent calendar alongside colorful bottlebrush trees. Combined with the frost-covered pines, this space is perfect for Christmas and the winter season to come.

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Fine Details

Neutral Christmas shelf decor.

Modernly You / Instagram

We can’t decide what’s cuter on these shelves: the mini rattan sleigh or the pint-sized green and white bottlebrush trees. This shelf is a whimsical way to incorporate Christmas décor into the finer details of your home.

Christmas Scandi House Set Decoration
BearandRoseCompany on Etsy Christmas Scandi House Set Decoration $68-90
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Star Bright

Star candles.

White & Faded

Make a wish: these white candles would look gorgeous atop your mantel or kitchen table this holiday season and beyond.

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Paper Ornaments

White Christmas decor.

Home and Spirit / Instagram

Such a soft way to begin decorating your home, these white paper ornaments by Home and Spirit can be hung from any shelf, plant or mantel in your home. Along with the tiny wooden homes and white garland, this non-traditional take on decorating is giving us several new ideas.

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Fun-size Tree

Christmas mantle with lit fire.

Lemon Leaf Home Interiors

This tiny tree fits perfectly in this woven basket, and alongside the tassel garland, gives this Christmas décor a hint of bohemian chic. Draping the garland off one side of the mantel mirrors the rustic, unfinished look.

Rosemary Christmas Tree
Lively Root Rosemary Christmas Tree $54
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Tropical Paradise

Lush greenery with Christmas decor.

Sara Toufali

This is how a plant mom decorates for Christmas. The greenery in the room enhances the small evergreen trees, while the adorable holly garland adds a dose of color.

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