7 Holiday Decorating Ideas for a Merry Small Space
7 Holiday Decorating Ideas for a Merry Small Space: How to Create a Merry Small Space
Kit and Forage
Don’t have room for a tree? Just because you live in a small space, doesn’t mean you can’t deck the halls. These decorating ideas will get your minuscule dwelling in the holiday spirit.
Elegant Wreath Tutorial
This elegant wreath tutorial by Freckle and Wulff will add a pop of holiday cheer to your living room wall. To create, you’ll need a mix of seasonal foliage. This tutorial features eucalyptus branches and holly leaves intertwined with sprigs of baby’s breath and dried cotton stalks.
Clove Studded Oranges
Life stunk so much during the Middle Ages people had to carry a small aromatic container called a pomander to hold up to their noses to avoid offensive smells. Nothing merry about that, right? These days, a pomander usually refers to a clove-studded orange. It is a traditional sweet-scented holiday ornament anyone can make.
Pam from House of Hawthornes says you do not have to stick with oranges.
DIY Pom-Pom Garland
A strand of garland adds a stroke of merriment to any vertical surface. For a colorful burst of seasonal fun, just sew pom-poms onto a decorative cord. You can follow our tutorial to make your own fluffy pom-poms.
This Holiday Tree is Easy to Paint
For years IKEA sold Christmas tree fabric panels that featured a life-size image of the real thing. They were perfect for tight spaces that couldn’t fit a traditional evergreen. Unfortunately, the Swedish megastore stopped selling them.
Good thing, Lucy from Craftberry Bush created a wall tree DIY that Bob Ross (yep, The Joy of Painting) would love. You’ll need a canvas drop cloth and a few painting supplies to get started.
How to Make a Yarn Pom-Pom Wreath
DIY Twig Wreath
Alternative Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas
The Merry Thought
While it’s tempting to buy a biggish evergreen and then load it up with a ton of ornaments, a smallish option that’s minimally-decorated won’t cramp your pint-size living room. Caitlin and Manda, the best buds behind one of our favorite décor sites, The Merry Thought share alternative holiday decorating tips for small trees.
Source: The Spruce