I love Christmas and the holiday season. It’s my favorite time of year, and every year I go a little crazy with the number of decorations I put up in my house. It’s a two-day event at this point. It’s exhausting but so worth it!
Christmas this year will look very different for a lot of us. 2020 has been a year and even though I am ready to see this year go, it’s still important to keep family traditions alive. Maybe now so more than ever.
I think we are all looking for a cozy, homey, safe feeling this holiday season. So whether you are celebrating with just your immediate family, or you are able to get together for a family gathering, I’ve got 2020’s top five holiday trends for you!
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Traditional home decor is making a comeback this year, and I really think it’s because people are looking for a sense of home.
When I think back to my childhood, we definitely had the tree with the colored lights, the stockings by the fireplace, and the Christmas ornaments on the tree that my sister and I made. I love the buffalo check on these pillows. I think they pair nicely with the red and white cable knit stockings. They just invoke such a warm, homey feeling!
And of course there’s nothing more traditional at Christmas than the Nutcracker. My daughter usually dances in the Nutcracker every year, but it’s not happening this year, and that’s a little sad. I will still buy her a Nutcracker ornament though like I do every year!
Anyone who knows me, also knows that I am a sucker for a pretty angel figurine-and not just at Christmas! We actually have them all over our house. I think these gold ones with the LED lights will make a great addition to my Christmas decorations. I’ll have to try and sneak them by my husband though because the amount of Christmas decorations I have is getting a little out of control!!!
It’s no surprise really that this cozy/transitional design trend is happening this year. It’s similar to the Traditional Christmas decorations.
People are looking for that sense of home, of snuggling up by the fire and drinking hot chocolate while it’s snowing outside! Homemade ornaments are popular and hung on trees that are flocked and feature white lights. How do you make your home cozy?
You add a fuzzy, soft throw blanket to the couch. Adding little decorative touches throughout your home also lends itself to that cozy feeling! I love pre-lit mini trees. They add a nice touch and don’t require a lot of fuss! Of course, hot chocolate and cookies also add to the overall cozy feel as well as smell delicious!
This Santa cookie plate, milk jar, and reindeer treat bowl are so cute! Your kids will love putting out all the goodies for them this year. And don’t forget about your front porch! Having a welcoming entry makes anyone who comes by feel at home. This welcome mat is perfect for your front door, and really sets the tone for a warm, cozy, and inviting holiday!
Scandinavian design is still going strong, and this year for the holidays, it’s also taking center stage. Scandinavian design has been popular for the last couple of years and this year is no different. You will find lots of green, white, and red in this holiday decor. Simple, clean lines without a lot of fuss.
I love the gnomes on this tree skirt! They are so cute :) I also like that burlap is having a moment here in Scandinavian holiday design. I feel like burlap is having a moment here in Scandinavian holiday design. It’s everywhere! It really pairs nicely with the light wood tones found in Scandinavian design.
This table cloth would make a perfect addition to your holiday table. I would personally add some red chargers and jazz it up a little bit, but that’s just because I love color! I also really like these wooden ornaments. You could paint them as craft projects with your kids to keep them busy when school gets out! Some of my favorite ornaments are the ones my kids made me.
I also really like these red and white geometric “holiday” pillows that can be used throughout the season. It’s always nice when you can buy something that you can use beyond a few weeks! And of course our welcome mat. This mat could be used in any design scheme as it is simple, yet colorful, and is just the right amount of holiday!
Who doesn’t like a little bling at Christmas time? I love the idea of mixing non traditional colors, like pink, into your holiday decor. A tree with all pink and silver ornaments with white lights adds a touch of glam to any room! Stick with silver or gold accents in this theme and don’t forget the bling.
I think white twinkling lights will also add a nice touch at night. These white snowflake pillow covers are great because they can fit over an existing pillow that you already have. They would also work well in your home decor well into the winter months.
The gold votive candle holders make for a nice addition to your mantel or table center piece. Of course the pink sequence and white fuzzy stockings will look great hanging by the fireplace. With this design trend, don’t be afraid to go BOLD! Have fun with this one.
And then, of course, the complete opposite of glam, is the minimalist Christmas. This is for all of you who had your Marie Kondo moment this year!
Your tree this year will skip the ornaments and stick to how it’s found in nature. You can also decorate your mantel with this beautiful eucalyptus garland. This will look great around your fireplace mantel or wrapped around a staircase railing. You can also add this eucalyptus wreath to your front door. If you wanted to add a little color, holly berries are always a nice addition.
You can also add holly berries to your stockings to jazz them up a little bit. It adds just a nice punch of color to give the room some dimension. If you add candles, make sure they are all white so they blend in nicely.
A burlap table runner is a nice, simple addition to dress up the table that can really be used year round. To make it feel more holiday, try adding this candle table centerpiece with pine cones. I have something similar that I put out in my house every year. This candle centerpiece will also work in the fall and well into winter!
Well there you have it folks! The top five Christmas trends for 2020. Comment below and let me know which one is your favorite. I also love hearing what you want to learn more about so feel free to leave me a suggestion! I hope you and your family are able to enjoy this holiday season. I pray that each and every one of you have a very Merry Christmas!