Easy Holiday Decor That Will Make Any Space Merry & Bright
Holiday decor is the best — except when you're on a budget or, uh, happen to be a little lazy. (Guilty as charged.) Decking the halls is fun, but it can be an expensive, time-consuming endeavor, especially if you're working with a small space. And if you don't exactly have the motivation (or coordination) to hop up on a ladder to string up some lights, you're not alone. The good thing, though, is that you don't need to plaster your place in red and green in order to get into the holiday spirit. With just a few smart ideas, it's entirely possible make things festive, no matter how you're decorating your home for the holidays.
The trick is to go for home decor that gives you a lot of holiday bang for your buck and doesn't make your place feel too overcrowded. This means the shinier and more festive, the better. Now, it just comes down to figuring out which items will take your home from half-hearted to "ho, ho, ho." That's why, in collaboration with CB2, we're bringing you the best holiday decor that doesn't require a ton of time and money. Now, all you'll need to do is whip up some eggnog and text your BFFs to come over and enjoy your festive space.
A Disco Nutcracker
The nutcracker we never knew we needed, this disco nutcracker is equal parts weird and totally necessary. Not to mention, he's perfect for small spaces.
Since these oversized lights run on batteries, you don't need to plug them in, which makes them ideal for bundling into a glass vase or mason jar for a twinkly addition. It gives you all the glitz without the eight-hour-long process of trying to unstring them from a tree post-holiday.
A Low-Maintenance Wreath
Instead of dragging out the vacuum every other day to clean up lost pine needles, eliminate the hassle and get festive by hanging a pretty snowball wreath.
A Cozy Throw
A couch equivalent of a cozy Christmas sweater, this knit throw adds a festive vibe and keeps your feet warm during that Westworld binge. It's a winter win-win.
Nothing beats an IRL tree in your living room. But having one eats up space and requires a ton of work, like decorating, watering, cleaning up the needles, and then un-decorating at the end of the season. Consider a tree frame the sleek, minimalist alternative. The best part: No maintenance needed.
Cute Cookie Cutters
There's nothing cookie-cutter about these cookie cutters. Even if you're not exactly a master chef in the kitchen, this set doubles as cute accents for a bookshelf or tabletop.
A Woodsy Candle
If a real, fresh-from-the-farm tree is just not happening this year, it's NBD. You can still recreate the smoky, cozy scent of the holidays with a sequoia candle that looks as good as it smells.
Add some glitz to your tree (or on an end table) with this king and queen ornament set. The 24-karat gold decal will catch the light — and nothing beats the fun, whimsical design.
Look, nothing will ever beat your family's OG stockings from the late '80s. But these bring an element of elegance to any mantel or shelf. Plus, unlike red and green, they'll never clash with your digs.
A Rudolph Rager
Line a few of these crafty-looking reindeer crackers on the nearest shelf and consider yourself set for the season. They're a good excuse to invite your friends over; each one contains a hat, joke, and temporary tattoo.
This post is sponsored by CB2.