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Christmas tree decorations are back

Just like nativity scenes and festive lights illuminating the streets, there's nothing that marks the arrival of the festive season more than a Christmas tree. It's the perfect time for everyone to get together with friends and family, gather round for meals and copious amounts of food, and stay inside and shelter from the freezing weather outside.

Dark winter evenings always inspire us to brighten up our homes with cosy Christmas lights and a beautifully decorated Christmas tree. Whether you're putting up the tree for the first time or you've been doing it all your life, we'll help you decide on the perfect Christmas decorations for you. What's more, you can transform every inch of your home into a winter wonderland by adorning your windows, doors and tablecloths with decorations. You can even decorate under the table too!

Whatever your approach to decorating your tree, always make it your own

You'll always be able to find the latest Christmas tree trends at IKEA. Whether you prefer more traditional styles or the more minimalist Nordic approach, simply decorated with lights, you can always rely on your Christmas tree to dazzle your friends and family! And if you love making handmade tree decorations or you're especially creative... you'll find every style of Christmas decoration you could ever wish for.

Nordic-style Christmas tree

They've become one of the most fashionable trends of the season, and IKEA is an expert, given our Nordic roots. Nordic Christmas tree decorations are usually minimalist, with a certain rustic flair. You can also adapt your table decorations and lighting to fit in with your Nordic-style Christmas tree.

Classics that never fade

  • Gold and silver are forever on trend at Christmas time. They're the traditional colours associated with the festive season and always make for a stylish-looking tree.

  • Red is Christmas in its purest form. It's Santa's favourite colour! So if you're opting for red-themed tree decorations this holiday, you're bound to be onto a winner. You can even coordinate them with the rest of your living room decorations.
  • Red and white is also a classic combination when it comes to Christmas tree decorations, remaining popular year after year. Go for classic Christmas baubles in both colours for a traditional look.

When less is more

Minimalism will definitely be featuring among 2019's collection of Christmas trees. It's all about not using too many decorations. All you need are some lights and a few ornaments, or even none at all, to decorate your minimalist Christmas tree.

Don't forget the presents

Even if they're purely decorative, gifts are a great way to add a unique, creative touch to your Christmas tree. Try coordinating them with the colours of your Christmas tree decorations and place them at the foot of your tree. They're perfect for hiding that unsightly Christmas tree base too.

Make your own decorations

When your creative juices are starting to flow, you know it's the perfect time to focus on making ornaments for the Christmas tree. Why not make the rest of your decorations while you're at it? Have you ever thought of making a centrepiece? Take a look at some easy ideas you could try:

    Make your Christmas tree stand out this 2019.

    Stick with the festive theme and don't stop until you've filled every corner of your living room with Christmas spirit.

    See how you can decorate your living room for Christmas in no time at all: