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Neutral Christmas Decor Ideas

Updated: Mar 17

Decorating for Christmas with a neutral color palette offers a refreshing departure from the traditional red and green decor. The foundation of this design concept often includes a blend of whites, creams, grays, and soft, natural hues. Incorporating natural elements like pine cones, twigs, and burlap accents enhances the rustic charm of a neutral-themed Christmas decor.

Wreaths and garlands made from these materials, combined with strands of white fairy lights, can create a warm and inviting ambiance. Soft, cozy textiles, such as faux fur throws and plush pillows in neutral shades, bring comfort and hygge to your living space. Overall, decorating with a neutral color palette for Christmas emphasizes a timeless and elegant approach to celebrating the season while maintaining a sense of serenity and simplicity.

We love the look of neutral holiday decor and took some time to compile some pictures for inspiration and links to some amazing products so you can create this look in your home as well.

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Decorating for Christmas with these rustic cowbells infuses a charming homespun spirit into the holiday ambiance. These weathered, time worn bells evoke a sense of nostalgia reminiscent of simpler times. Hang them from your evergreen garland, sit them atop your fireplace mantle or include them in your table centerpiece. There is no wrong place for this festive farmhouse decor.

Throw pillows can add style and comfort to your space! They also give you a chance to infuse your personality into your space. This is especially true for holidays where a simple updated pillow cover can refresh your decor and help you celebrate each season in style! Check out these amazing Christmas tree pillow covers that maintain a neutral aesthetic while bringing Christmas cher to your space.

A simple green garland can add a nice pop of color to neutral Christmas decor.Check out this beautiful Pine Cypress garland similar to the one pictured. 6 FT long and has a realistic look. This garland can be used on your mantle, staircase, or even as a table runner. Accent it with pine cones, holly, or the cowbells shown above. One strand would be perfect for a sparse garland look or you can but 2 or more to get a full lush garland look.

Bottle brush trees, also known as sisal trees, are all the rage right now. These cute little trees can be used in so many ways. Line them up along your fireplace mantle or mix them into a display of gingerbread houses. You cn even use the smaller ones in your tiered tray decor. Since these little trees have become so popular, you can find them in all sorts of color palettes. The trees listed above are more of a traditional color and would work perfectly in a neutral or mostly white decor palette as a pop of color.

Mini trees are perfect for tables, mantles, or centerpieces. They can also be used to bring holiday cheer to bedrooms and bathrooms. You can add ornaments to personalize or leave plain. Its beautiful either way. With a burlap wrapped bottom, this mini tree is a perfect fit if you have a more neutral palette.

This Christmas wooden bead garland is perfect for draping on the mantle or using as garland on the tree. The natural wood color is perfect for that neutral Christmas look. It is plenty long enough to use without having to sting together multiple strands. Highly rated and the reviews with pictures have some great ideas on how to use!

This wicker Christmas tree collar would be a beautiful addition to your neutral Christmas decor. Tree collars add a modern feel to your holiday decor. From the braided pattern to the tapered design, this collar complements any tree with seasonal style. Easy to assemble and includes a cord cutout to keep things organized. This collar would look great with a sparse christmas tree. See below post for our favorite sparse Christmas trees on Amazon to complete this look!

Have you see those posts all over Pinterest of dreamy white Christmas villages with snow flocked bottle brush trees? Great for for shelf decor, mantle decor or to fill up a china cabinet. This beautiful wooden snowy white building would go perfect in a Christmas village or a stand alone decor item.

These 100% Wool Felt Balls are 2.5 cm (1 inch) in diameter. They would be beautiful hung on a mantle or wrapped on a tree as garland. The space between the ball can be adjusted by pulling them gently along the string.

You can never go wrong with tree shaped decor for Christmas. Instead of going with the traditional colors of red or green, try out white! This 2 piece wooden tree tabletop decor in vintage white is an elegant addition to your neutral decor. Can be used a shelf decor or even a table centerpiece.

Cable knit stocking bring a classic look to your decor and are easy to work into a neutral Christmas decor look. These 18 in. large size stocking come in a beautiful ivory color.

We hope you found some inspiration to help you maintain a neutral palette while still celebrating the holiday season in style!


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