NEUTRAL CHRISTMAS DECOR IDEAS

Neutral christmas decor

Christmas decor or holiday decor can fit all the styles you can imagine. You can buy or DIY some decor, if you feel like it, it all depends on you. Those days are long gone, when you only had red, gold and maybe tartan to decorate for Christmas. If your apartment is colorful, you can decorate with colorful Christmas items. If your home is neutral and minimalist, then go for this type of decor. The sky is the limit. 

I’m beginning a series now since Christmas will be here in no time. I will do table decor, home decor and advent calendar posts, so stay tuned! I’m starting with something, that I love the most, and it is neutral holiday decor. This can fit most styled modern homes, and it is especially perfect for those white-brown-terracotta vibes, that is so in right now. And you don’t need to change your style to fit for the holidays! Just take some inspiration here, you still have time to buy or make some decor items!

Neutral decor is all about staying close to nature. Using natural elements and colors, and going for natural textures. As for knits and textiles, go for a lot of white and beige tones, brown shades. Linens in these colors can work really well too. When you are choosing wrapping papers, go for those more rustic types, and you can choose printed ones as well. Even your tree ornaments can fit this scheme. As for decoration use apples, cinnamon, cones, chestnut. You know, the things you can find in nature.

I love this deer print so much! It fits rustic places and homes perfectly.

I love this deer print so much! It fits rustic places and homes perfectly.

Lights

I’m not giving away any huge secret with this: lights are essential for your winter and holiday decor. Fairy lights are perfect and you can find so many styles. Smaller or bigger bulbs, warm or cold white light, anything you want. It will make your home feel cozy and warm, and all you will want to do is to curl up on the sofa under a big blanket and enjoy your gorgeous lights.

Hanging net fairy lights are my favorite this year, I really want some for our huge windows. It would look awesome! I also love them next to a white wall to reflect the light.

Hanging net fairy lights are my favorite this year, I really want some for our huge windows. It would look awesome! I also love them next to a white wall to reflect the light.

Bigger bulbs on the fairy lights are perfect for more loft or industrial homes. You can even choose a black wired one to fit your aesthetic. And the pillows here are from ebay and they cost like 3 dollars, so hit up ebay if you want some cheap holiday decor!

Bigger bulbs on the fairy lights are perfect for more loft or industrial homes. You can even choose a black wired one to fit your aesthetic. And the pillows here are from Ebay and they cost like 3 dollars, so hit up Ebay if you want some cheap holiday decor!

Lights are the only thing that makes this room feel warm, it is otherwise very cold and boring. Get some warmly toned lights if this is your case too, and it will turn your home into the coziest place.

Lights are the only thing that makes this room feel warm, it is otherwise very cold and boring. Get some warmly toned lights if this is your case too, and it will turn your home into the coziest place.

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Knits and textures

Knits are the other good old never going out of style trend for the winter and holiday season. Well, not for the Australians I suppose (and maybe not for us in a couple of years with the warm weather, but let’s not get into that right now) 🙂 As for myself, I love everything, that is knitted, huge, white or neutral and warm. And not just knits, but warm big textures, that make your home feel welcoming and warm during those colder months.

You can have a huge knit blanket, some fairy lights and hot chocolate, and you are good to go for the winter evenings.

You can have a huge knit blanket, some fairy lights and hot chocolate, and you are good to go for the winter evenings.

You don't need a ton of things to decorate for the holidays! If you are more a minimalist type, just choose some white candles, cones, and simple accessories.

You don’t need a ton of things to decorate for the holidays! If you are more a minimalist type, just choose some white candles, cones and simple accessories.

This setting is just perfect to set your holiday mood.

This setting is just perfect to set your holiday mood.

Knits don't necessarily mean blankets, you can find amazing knitted cushions, that fit your home aesthetics perfectly.

Knits don’t necessarily mean blankets, you can find amazing knitted cushions, that fit your home aesthetics perfectly.

Candles

Candles are my favorite decor items for this season, I always surround myself with a ton of them this time of the year. They can be advent candles or candlesticks, scented candles, anything you want.

This mood is so natural and clean, my favorite type of decor for the season.

This mood is so natural and clean, my favorite type of decor for the season.

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A slide can be a part of your holiday decor as well! Why not?

A slide can be a part of your holiday decor as well! Why not?

Note: We made a quiz for you, to get to know your personal interior design style in just 3 minutes! If you complete the quiz, you will be able to personalize 2018 trends for yourself 🙂

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About the Author: Agnes Czedula

Hi, my name is Agnes Czedula founder and creative director of Style Fragments! I am an interior designer, stylist and decorator. I’m in love with everything in connection with style and design and my heart belongs to interior design and styling. I’m a perfectionist in my work and my personal life too, while trying to allow myself to have fun and not take myself too seriously. I find that most people struggle to find the right items for their home and to mix different items in order to get to look they see in a magazine or on a blog. My mission is to make you more confident styling your home and to mix styles with one another! I want you to be confident walking into a store and choose the right pieces for your home.

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