Put these indoor Christmas decoration ideas on your nice list as you prepare your home for the holidays.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for getting together with family and friends. Our Christmas decoration ideas will help you make your home a warm and welcoming place to entertain or enjoy cozy nights during the holidays.

You’ll find garlands, wreaths, dining table décor and ornaments to display in all areas of your home. Choose your favourites and mix in your personal festive flair to create memorable spaces made for celebrating.

Indoor Christmas Decorating How-To

Indoor Christmas Decorating How-To


How can I decorate my house for Christmas?

Since Christmas lasts for such a short time, it provides the perfect creative opportunity for you to experiment with different looks that are only temporary. So, go ahead and play around with making your house, condo, or apartment festive and fabulous with some of these Christmas home décor ideas. It’s fun and easy to add holiday cheer to every room!

Holiday Time Santa MugSanta_Mug

Stock up on this sweet holiday-themed mug. It’s perfect for serving and sipping cocoa, tea or coffee.

This cheery mug adds a little ho-ho-ho to the heart of the home and is sized just right to enjoy your favourite hot beverage.

Also available in snowman and bear characters, these Christmas table decoration ideas look cute mixed and matched and will go especially well with your famous homemade holiday cookies.

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The family room or den will become your “beary” favourite place to hibernate with a festive decorative cushion to make sofas and armchairs extra comfy cozy.

This punny toss pillow is a playful Christmas home décor accent that adds style, personality, and whimsy to your indoor holiday decorating.


How can I decorate my house for Christmas on a budget?

With a little imagination, your favourite Pinterest Pins and our many reasonably priced indoor Christmas decoration ideas, you can make your home festive while saving money.

50-Count-Shatterproof-Ornaments50 Count Shatterproof Ornaments

Fill up a Libbey Glass vase or bowl with some of these glistening ornaments to create a simple yet stunning centrepiece or tabletop décor in seconds.

These classic ornaments have the lustre of glass and come in an array of gorgeous colours. They can easily help you create a cohesive look whether you’re trimming the tree with them or using them in your displays.

Canadiana-Wall-Decor-better-not-poutCanadiana Wall Décor “better not pout”

The timing couldn’t be better to swap out your everyday wall décor for holiday-themed quotable framed art that reminds little ones (and some big ones, too!) that they better not pout.

Available in a few seasonal sayings, these humourous Canadiana wall décor ideas are sure to cause a few contagious smiles and chuckles.


What are some Christmas decoration ideas?

Some people prefer to decorate for the holidays by choosing traditional pieces they can return to year after year. Others like to decorate with pieces that will carry through the holiday season and into the winter months.

9'-x-10'-Canadian-Pine-Garland9′ x 10″ Canadian Pine Garland

If you prefer traditional Christmas decoration ideas that stand the test of time, adorn banisters, doorways and mantels with this lush and lifelike faux evergreen garland.

Its simplicity makes it a versatile choice that allows you to style it however you like with Offray crafts ribbon, Holiday Time mini indoor lights and other holiday-themed decorations.

Decorated-Tear-Drop---GoldDecorated Tear Drop – Gold

This 32” pre-decorated teardrop has bendable tips for easy shaping and comes ready to hang.

Adorned with sparkling gold poinsettia flowers and clusters of berries, this beautiful holiday teardrop will be the talk of any room in your home.

Holiday-Time-Four-Tree-Printed-MatHoliday Time Four Tree Printed Mat

Whether you have children or you’re a child at heart, cute, colourful Christmas decorations help make your place cheerful and inviting for the holidays.

Place this seasonal welcome mat at the base of your door to make your traditional entryway warm and welcoming when company arrives.

Holiday-Time-NutcrackerHoliday Time Nutcracker

Complete your festive indoor Christmas home décor with a salute to tradition. This wooden nutcracker king is resplendent in his gold, silver, and white uniform.

Here’s a classic Christmas ornament that is ready to proudly stand guard atop tables and mantelpieces.

12″ Angel Ornament12_inch_Angel-Ornament

Complete your warm indoor Christmas home décor with a more subtle nod to tradition.

This stunning 12” angel ornament can be placed atop your Christmas tree, fireplace mantle, end table, or any spot where she can keep watch over guests and family.


When should we start decorating for Christmas?

While there are folks who start decking the halls in November, others believe that waiting until the month leading up to the big day is more reasonable.

Traditionally, the first of December is popular for indoor holiday decorating, especially for those who know how busy they’ll be as Christmas gets closer. It seems to be a socially acceptable time that also gives you plenty of time to enjoy your treasured decorations as well as the festivities.

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The holiday season can bring undue stress, so be sure to choose a time to decorate that makes you happy and fits with your schedule.

Hang this sweet Lindt Christmas countdown calendar, with assorted chocolates, to help you keep things on time and on target leading up to the big day.

What better way to start each day than with a chocolate treat meant just for you this holiday season?

Home for the holidays! Filled with the people you love, it’s the best place to be.

Make it even merrier and more memorable by creating the most festive atmosphere with these Christmas decoration ideas for inside your home. Your guests may never want to leave!

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Kelli Rickard lives just east of Halifax, Nova Scotia. As a senior copywriter and former radio announcer, she’s a seasoned communicator who has written about everything from kitchen spatulas to rock stars to news stories for nearly 30 years. Kelli is a proud Maritimer who loves cooking healthy meals and puttering around the house as her tuxedo-wearing cat supervises. When not perfecting the art of being a homebody, she enjoys trips to nearby beaches and distant shores with her husband, working out, and catching up with friends over great food and wine.