Simple Winter Decorating Ideas!

The hardest part of taking down the Christmas decor is looking around your house and seeing how stark and cold it looks.   I have found some simple Winter Decorating ideas you can use to add warmth to your home for the winter.  

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Your winter decor does not have to be brand new and expensive.  I find it easy to use the decor items you have, shop at a thrift store for new additions, use natural elements, repurpose or make them.  

 

Repurposed – Handmade

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Making sweater pillows, vases or any repurposed home decor is a great way to save money and have a sense of pride in your decor.  See how to make these great sweater pillows from Tidbits.  

 

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I love the warmth that these repurposed sweater vases add to your decor.  You can see how to make them over at Thrifty and Chic.  

 

Natural Elements

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My favorite part about decorating is finding what I can use from nature.  Using natural elements adds warmth and it is inexpensive.   You can add birch logs and pine branches to an old crock like Nina Hendricks.  

 

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Using branches and twigs from your yard to make a wreath or add to any vase is simple and easy.  I love this twig wreath from ThistleWood Farms.  

 

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I love all the natural elements that Diane used from An extraordinary day.   Everything in this photo looks like it was found in nature or a thrift store. 

 

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A simple statement using mason jars and fresh pines are the perfect winter combination from House by Hoff.  

 

Winter Objects

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Using found winter objects is a great affordable way to add winter decor.  These objects can be used for Christmas and left up for the winter months.  I love the sled and skis in this outdoor vignette from HGTV.  

 

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Any type of snowflake decor is a perfect addition.  I love these popsicle snowflakes from Making Home Base.  

 

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This DIY Mirror art from Landeelu is perfect for winter decor.  

 

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These chalk painted winter skis from House of Hawthornes is a perfect way to decor your porch or an entryway.  

 

 

 

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All the elements above – blankets, fur rug, and pillows add warmth to your winter decor.  Adding layers is the key to making things looks warm and inviting.  

I challenge you to find some simple pieces and add some warm elements to your home for your winter decor.  What are your favorite items to use for your winter decorating?  

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