28 Fabulously Festive Christmas Decoration Ideas

When it comes to Christmas, it’s far too easy to dust off the same old decorations and use them year after year. But why not try something new this year? Luckily we’ve got plenty of cute Christmas decoration ideas to spice up your tree!

In Australia, Christmas decoration ideas are a little different. We don’t have the classic white Christmas that we see on TV, and its usually swelteringly hot come Christmas Day! But that doesn’t mean we can’t have fun with our Christmas decor and go all out with decorating.

It’s not too late to decorate your home with some fabulously festive Christmas decoration ideas that will lift your family’s spirit for the silly season!

Take a virtual tour through winter wonderlands, rustic woodlands and colourful innovations. We’ve got Christmas decor ideas for wall decorations, tree decorations, table decorations, Christmas decor on the stairs, front door wreaths, lighting ideas and garden decorations. Keep scrolling to get some exciting new Christmas decoration ideas.

Why Christmas decorations are important

First of all, though, why are Christmas decorations so important? Well, putting up Christmas decor marks the beginning of the festive season. For many of us, it marks the start of the holidays where we can spend more time with family and friends. It’s also an exciting time of year for the kids. It might be kind of cheesy, but decorations help get everyone get into the Christmas spirit! In fact, studies show that putting up Christmas decorations can lift your mood as it reminds you of positive moments in the past.

Wall decorations

Think outside the tinsel with wall Christmas decorations that will delight and excite, with giant snowflakes, a chalk board tree, plant pot advent calendar and even a baby sleigh canvas print.

1. White Wreaths


Christmas Decoration Ideas - Wall Wreaths

2. Giant Snowflakes

From Crafty Nest

Christmas Decoration Ideas - Wall Giant Snowflakes

3. Advent Calendar

From Sugar and Charm

Christmas Decoration Ideas - Wall Advent Calendar

4. Baby Canvas Print

From Canvas Factory

If you’re after something different for some new proud parents, check out more Christmas present ideas now.

Christmas Decoration Ideas - Baby Canvas Print

5. White Wall Display

From The House of Smiths

Christmas Decoration Ideas - Wall White

Christmas Tree decorations

Colour trends in Christmas decorations are eclectic this year with candy brights, rustic browns, glitzy golds and festive florals making their mark in the design world. Which tree theme takes your fancy?

6. Candy Colours

From Centsational Girl

Christmas Decoration Ideas - Tree Candy

7. Woodland Wonderland

From The Inspired Room

Christmas Decoration Ideas - Tree Woodland

8. White And Gold

From Home Decoz

Christmas Decoration Ideas - Tree White And Gold

9. Snow Cones

From Love Grows Wild

Christmas Decoration Ideas - Tree Cones And Snow

10. Festive Florals #2

From Classy Clutter

Christmas Decoration Ideas - Tree Floral 2

Table decorations

At Christmas time, it’s all about the food. Except, of course, when it’s all about the table decorations! Christmas table decorations are all part of the holiday magic. Ready to create a magical table display?

11.  Handmade Jars

From Etsy

Christmas Decoration Ideas - Table Joy

12. Colour Galore

From A Pretty Life In The Suburbs

Christmas Decoration Ideas - Table Colourful

13. Pet Print Table Prop

From Canvas Factory

Christmas Decoration Ideas - Pet Print

14. Rustic Woodland

From Fynes Designs

Christmas Decoration Ideas - Table

15. Holiday Sparkles

From The Sweet Escape

Christmas Decoration Ideas - Table Holiday Centrepiece

Christmas wreaths

Say goodbye to traditional green with a front door Christmas wreath that says Merry Christmas in style. Or, why not embrace Australian Christmas decorations with a bush wreath? Get into DIY or purchase something beautiful to hang. Something for the neighbours to enjoy, perhaps?

16. Bush Wreath

christmas decoration ideas

17. Ribbon Wreath

From Crafts ‘n Coffee

Christmas Decoration Ideas - Door Ribbon Wreath

18. Twig Wreath

From Design, Dining + Diapers

Christmas Decoration Ideas - Door Twig Wreath

19. Snowball Wreath

From Two Junk Chix

Christmas Decoration Ideas - Door Snowball Wreath

Lighting ideas

These glorious lights give the traditional fairy chain a run for its money! Santa lights and ping pong balls are and exciting way to add Christmas decor on the stairs. The kids will love the burlap garland, while origami decorations are all class for the grown ups.

20. Ping Pong Ball Lights

From My Blog

Christmas Decoration Ideas - Lighting Ping Pong Balls

21. Santa Clause Lights

From Ranch Dressing With Eartha Kitsch

Christmas Decoration Ideas - Lighting Santa On Stairs

22. Burlap Garland Lights

From Create Craft Love

Christmas Decoration Ideas - Lighting Burlap Garland

23. Mantlepiece Lights

From A Beautiful Mess

Christmas Decoration Ideas - Lighting Merry And Bright

24. Table Lights

From Vosgesparis

Christmas Decoration Ideas - Lighting

Garden decorations

Don’t forget the great outdoors this Christmas with some fun ideas that will brighten up your street. Those grapevine balls alone will lift spirits. ‘Tis the season after all!

25. Winter Wonderland

From Golden Boys and Me

Christmas Decoration Ideas - Garden

26. Pallet Christmas Tree

From Buzzmills

Christmas Decoration Ideas - Garden Pallet Tree

27. Giant Paper Plate Lollipops

From Smart School House

Christmas Decoration Ideas - Garden Lollipops

28. Grapevine Balls

From Design The Life You Want To Live

Christmas Decoration Ideas - Garden Grapevine Balls

We hope this blog has given you some exciting new Christmas decoration ideas for the upcoming silly season! Christmas decorating can be an exciting time, so start planning now to make sure your home looks as beautiful as possible.


Eli is Canvas Factory's resident blogger and social media buff. She has a passion for art, craft, design, fashion and photography. She loves to explore the joys and challenges of family life, relationships, motherhood and pet ownership. Eli finds it's more funny to poke fun at herself than others. She's travelled extensively and considers herself a citizen of the world.

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