Last Minute Holiday Decorating Ideas

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The year has flown by so quickly and before you know it, the festive season is upon us. Now that Christmas is just days away, you may be regretting, leaving the holiday decorating to the last minute. 

Don’t panic. We’ve rounded up five simple and quick holiday decorating hacks to make your home sparkle for the holidays. Moreover, we’re using items that are probably lying around the house. Hosting your party is going to be a breeze. 

Join in on the yuletide fun, as we share all the inspiration you’ll need for some last minute holiday decorating.

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1. Light 'Em Up

 

If there’s one excuse to glam up the room with lights and luminosity, it’s the holiday season. String and fairy lights coupled with candles add warmth, glow and a whimsy feel to any space.

Cuivre Copper Tin Soy Wax Candle | A+R Store | Last Minute Holiday Decorating Ideas | Travelshopa

A+R Store

Cuivre Copper Tin Soy Wax Candle

Hexagonal Lantern | Proof Living | Last Minute Holiday Decorating Ideas | Travelshopa

Proof Living

Hexagonal Lantern

Battery Seed Light Silver | Maissone | Last Minute Holiday Decorating Ideas | Travelshopa

Maissone

Battery Seed Light Silver

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Image: Lina Ostling

2. Go Green

 

Green is practically synonymous with the holiday spirit. Drape your holiday home with wreaths, garlands, or sprigs for a festive tablescape. Keep it au naturel or amp up with ribbons, lights, ornaments, pinecones, or berries – just to name a few.

Giant Pine Magnolia Wreath | Papier d'amour | Last Minute Holiday Decorating Ideas | Travelshopa

Papier d'amour

Giant Pine Magnolia Wreath

Neo Vase Blanc Marble | The Design Hunter | Last Minute Holiday Decorating Ideas | Travelshopa

The Design Hunter

Neo Vase Blanc Marble

Case Study Large Cylinder with Stand | Modernica | Last Minute Holiday Decorating Ideas | Travelshopa

Modernica

Case Study Large Cylinder with Stand

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3. Season’s Greetings

 

Greeting cards do not have to suffer the fate of collecting dust in your drawer. Instead, put these cards to good use by adorning the place with them. Create a garland of cards or display on the Christmas tree, shelves or walls.

Holly Holiday Card | Poketo | Last Minute Holiday Decorating Ideas | Travelshopa

Poketo

Holly Holiday Card

White Stars Photo Card | Papier d'amour | Last Minute Holiday Decorating Ideas | Travelshopa

Papier d'amour

White Stars Photo Card

Christmas Star Card | Hpix |Last Minute Holiday Decorating Ideas | Travelshopa

Hpix

Christmas Star Card

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4. Versatile Ornaments

 

There are probably 101 other ways to display ornaments. Group a bowl of ornaments in any colour combinations for a quick DIY centrepiece. Or hang these trinkets in unexpected places like chandeliers, windowpanes and even doorknobs.

Snowflake 3, Wool in White| Stylodeco | Last Minute Holiday Decorating Ideas | Travelshopa

Stylodeco

Snowflake 3, Wool in White

 Gold Santa Ornament | Maissone | Last Minute Holiday Decorating Ideas | Travelshopa

Maissone

Gold Santa Ornament

Festive Star Ornament in Platinum | Departures and Arrivals | Last Minute Holiday Decorating Ideas | Travelshopa

Departures and Arrivals

Festive Star Ornament in Platinum

5. Glam up your Bar Cart

 

The bar cart is going to be a staple for endless nights of parties. So don’t hold back from glamming up your bar cart. Style the cart with gold and silver accessories, chic glassware and spare ornaments or sprigs. 

Captains Decanter | Bungalow 55 | Last Minute Holiday Decorating Ideas | Travelshopa

Bungalow 55

Captains Decanter

Bangkok Wine Bucket with Ball Handle | Teak and Mahogany | Last Minute Holiday Decorating Ideas | Travelshopa

Teak and Mahogany

Bangkok Wine Bucket with Ball Handle

Marble Serving Tray | Serena and Lily | Last Minute Holiday Decorating Ideas | Travelshopa

Serena and Lily

Marble Serving Tray

LAST UPDATED: December 23, 2016