Whether you’ve moved into a new Kerley Family Homes neighborhood recently or are still finding joy in a home you purchased from us years ago, your holiday decorations set the stage for when guests stay over and create a festive atmosphere that brings warmth and an appreciation for the season of giving. If you’re looking for unique ideas to make your holiday abode shine this year, we have incredible ideas that will entice everyone from Old Saint Nick to beloved friends and family to ring in the last few days of the year together.
Battery-Powered Christmas Trees
Whether standing tall next to the fireplace, welcoming guests on the entryway table, or providing a festive feel on the dresser in the bedroom, these battery-powered trees of all shapes, sizes, and colors bring a warm glow to your interior. The tree branches are usually flexible to adjust, and you can be creative with different bases and choose from handpainted bark, sturdy plastic holders, or metal stands. For a modern twist on an old classic, buy a ceramic tree! You can go classic with a green tree or glam with a rose gold or sparkling silver design.
Lighted Olive Garland
For those planning a minimalist look for their holiday decorations this year, a 6-foot-long pre-lit olive garland will give your home a modern, clean vibe. These garlands also have flexible branches, so you can shape the vines to fit almost anywhere — hanging on your mantle, curled into a wreath, or laying between candles and pinecones as a fabulous new centerpiece.
LED-Lighted Gift Boxes
Although your house will soon be filled with hand-wrapped Christmas presents, lighted gift boxes will create a festive look and provide extra lighting not from traditional Christmas lights or trees. The warm LED lights create a lovely ambiance and are easy to assemble in various spaces. If you want to incorporate this idea into your outdoor spaces, find LED-lighted gift boxes in different sizes and colors to add festive curb appeal.
Christmas Window Decals
Add a joyful touch to your windows and mirrors with Christmas decals! These festive window clings are easy to install and remove without leaving any residue behind. Search for double-sided decals so you can admire the window decals from inside or outside, and enlist your kids to help pick the designs so they can be involved in decorating the home. Kid-friendly options with their favorite film or television characters are readily available amongst the traditional Santa, reindeer, and elf sets.
Flameless Candle Set
If you love the flickering lights of holiday candles but prefer a safer alternative, try flameless candle sets! These candles give the allusion to real wax candles without the hassle. To keep these candles “burning” without the financial cost of rebuying batteries, opt for rechargeable batteries so you can use the flameless ones all month and for years to come.
Wooden Advent Calendar
Wooden advent calendars serve multiple purposes. They are a great way to keep traditions alive in your family, and count down the days until Christmas, and their display brings fun decor into your home. The small wooden compartments can be refilled yearly, making this a sustainable option! Fill each drawer with homemade treats, little toys, or other holiday surprises your family will love.
Traditional Hanukkah Table with Decor Pieces
Celebrate the Festival of Lights this year with a tablescape as rich as the tradition it honors. Hanukkah’s traditional blue, silver, and gold accents together produce a spectacular setting for memorable holiday dinners with family and friends. Add different styles of menorahs, plate chargers, table runners, and other decor pieces like dreidels, gold coins, and candies to bring a unique look to your home.
Kwanzaa Colors and Fruits
To celebrate this week-long holiday, display objects with Kwanzaa colors – red, blue, and green – in prominent locations throughout your home. Integrate items like colorful gift boxes, fruits, and dried wheat on your fireplace mantel, coffee table, or entryway table. Adding pillow covers and throw blankets in the color scheme is another way to set the tone in your home and differentiate the decor from Christmas. You can also create a colorful bouquet using balloons of different shapes and sizes and place it on your porch to welcome guests.
After decorating your new home, remember to enjoy it with the ones you love before the year ends. Kerley Family Homes wishes you and your family a great holiday season and a happy new year!