DIY projects and room decor ideas for inspiration to help create a clean and simple farmhouse cottage Christmas decorating theme.
Christmas decorating ideas don’t have to be complicated or over-the-top to be beautiful and festive. There are so many great ideas floating around on Pinterest, blogs, and magazine websites where we can get a ton of inspiration for our own Christmas decor.
Each year I move farther and farther away from lots of ‘stuff’ preferring a clean, airy look at the holidays which incorporates a lot of natural elements like greenery, wood, and pinecones. Which pairs perfectly with the modern farmhouse look of decluttered, open spaces. To that I like to add vintage touches, which seems very cottagey, so here we have a collection of simple farmhouse cottage Christmas decorating ideas, all gathered with the idea to inspire you in some way this season.
These ideas include DIY projects as well as decorated rooms to see how to put it all together so you (and I!) can craft a simple holiday decorating scheme with a farmhouse cottage feel.
Farmhouse Cottage Christmas Decorating Ideas
A creamy DIY pom pom wreath highlights a Christmas chalkboard in last year’s holiday tour. Get the tutorial for the pom pom wreath (and matching garland) here.
Using a vintage sled creates quick & easy Christmas decor with some added greenery at Little Vintage Nest.
Plaid is a Christmas classic – take Refreshed Restyle’s budget advice and decorate with scarves that you can wear later!
House of Hawthornes uses plaid, too, on fun vintage finds like metal baskets and thermoses.
This lush book-page paper garland from Happy Happy Nester could be used so many places- a mantel as shown, or to top a bookcase and even floating down the middle of a table.
Bring Christmas to your kitchen with small wreaths hung with colorful ribbon and other touches of the holiday like It All Started With Paint.
Pallets make a perfect backdrop for easy DIY Christmas signs from Brooklyn Berry Designs.
Create a fun sparkly-rustic Christmas decor simply by filling a rustic metal tray with a wreath-enclosed candle, books, and some beaded bark ornaments like House of Hargrove.
DIY Burlap poinsettias from Diva of DIY will bring farmhouse cottage charm to any tree or mantel.
Pretty airy red and white vintage Christmas living room inspiration at Ella Claire.
Use scrap wood to make a cute lettered rustic sheet music Christmas decoration at Sweet Things.
Fresh cedar, ribbons, and brass are all that’s needed for sweet holiday decor like Julie Blanner’s.
This article is part of the 8 Weeks of Christmas Ideas series where you’ll find resources for cooking, gift ideas, time savers, recipes, traditions & more all November and December through the 24th.