Decorating Shelves for the Holidays

You don’t have to be a professional interior designer to make your home look like it should be in a magazine! A few tricks of the trade, a handful of statement decorations, and a little personality can go a long way. When it comes to decorating shelves for the holidays, you can fully embrace the spirit of the season while still showcasing your unique style…it’s simple! Check out Kristy’s festively decorated shelves below and see how see pulled some of her favorite holiday pieces together.

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The key to decorating your shelves for the holidays is finding balance. Place smaller items in groups or next to larger pieces, choose one or two items to be standout pieces, keep all of the colors in the same color scheme, and add a little greenery for a touch of liveliness.

This wooden tile ledge set (available in 7 different styles) is a sweet way to dress up your shelves for the holidays! Balance the long, low profile with taller, more compact items like this beautiful Lenox deer figurine and tree silhouette photo frame from Decocrated.

Kristy put together this gorgeous nativity scene herself using a statue set and accent pieces like this miniature pine tree and metal star pedestal to complete the look. She also took this tobacco basket and embellished it with this artificial cedar and pine wreath (attached with these) to create her own decorative piece. The white statues really stand out against the darker background items.

Gnomes are a group favorite and item, and this adorable plush pair found their home next to this color-coordinated wooden sign from Decocrated. Red, gray, and cream are clean, modern colors for the holiday.

This vintage Christmas truck is coming straight from the Christmas tree farm with a couple of lush green trees in tow (bonus: they light up!!). The metal, antique design adds a classic touch to any holiday decor…this is definitely a statement piece!

But wait, there’s more! How inviting does this fireplace look surrounded by holiday decor and the mantle hung with nametag-labeled cable knit stockings (with ones for the pups, too) and adorned with fresh cedar tip boughs?? I know I could spend hours cuddled up here in all the coziness!

Mr. Snowman is a friendly face with a smile that lights up as bright as the lamppost he guards, and with the help of his cardinal friends, safely guides the way back home. This little guy fits right in with the rest of the color scheme and adds a dash of personality.

Looking for a sleigh ride in the snow? Craving a cup of hot cocoa to sip on? Or maybe you just want to snuggle up next to a nice, warm fire at the ski lodge…whatever activity is on your mind, this signpost from Decocrated will point you in the right direction! This is a larger decoration that works great as a standalone piece.

Thanks for reading! Which of these decor pieces do you love? Let us know xo.

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