A Guide to Christmas Decor Trends 2023: Embracing All The Beauty This Season Offers

The holiday season is upon us once again, and it's time to deck the halls with the latest Christmas decor trends of 2023! This year, interior design enthusiasts are embracing a delightful blend of timeless elegance and playful whimsy, creating a festive atmosphere that is both cozy and chic. Here's your ultimate guide to the hottest Christmas decor trends that will transform your home into a winter wonderland.

1. Soft Neutrals: Bringing Tranquility to Your Space

Say goodbye to bold, vibrant colors and welcome the soothing embrace of soft neutrals. In 2023, Christmas decor is all about calming tones such as muted grays, pale blues, and gentle creams. These subtle hues create an elegant and tranquil atmosphere, allowing other elements of your decor to shine. This paired-back look feels simple and peaceful. Consider adorning your tree with delicate ornaments in these understated shades, creating a harmonious and sophisticated look.

2. Nostalgic Kitch: Embracing Vintage Charm

Nostalgia takes center stage this Christmas, as homeowners are embracing the charm of yesteryears with a touch of kitch. Think retro-inspired ornaments, vintage toys, and classic holiday motifs. Incorporate quirky and whimsical elements like antique-inspired Santas, snow globes, and old-fashioned baubles to evoke a sense of nostalgia and add a playful twist to your decor. If you’re lucky kitchy items can be uncovered at a second-hand shop, antique store, or in granny’s attic. 

3. Pretty in Pink: Adding a Pop of Playful Color

Move over traditional red and green – 2023 is all about pretty in pink! Pink Christmas decor is making a bold statement this year, bringing a touch of Barbie and joy to the festivities. Incorporate blush pink ornaments, wreaths, and ribbons into your decor for an alternative to the same old. Pink adds a modern twist. Pink pairs well with gold or silver to create a fun and unexpected twist on Christmas.

4. Woodland Whimsy: Embracing Nature's Beauty

Nature-inspired decor continues to trend in 2023, with a particular focus on woodland elements. Think pinecones, rustic wooden ornaments, and garlands made of twigs and berries. Create a cozy and inviting atmosphere by incorporating elements like faux fur tree skirts and animal-themed ornaments. Woodland decor not only brings a touch of nature indoors but also adds a sense of warmth and comfort to your home during the chilly winter months.

5. White Christmas Trees: A Modern and Elegant Statement

This year, traditional green Christmas trees are taking a backseat to their elegant and sophisticated counterpart – the white Christmas tree. White trees serve as a blank canvas, allowing you to play with a myriad of colors and themes. Adorn your white tree with ornaments in metallic shades, soft pastels, or even bold jewel tones for a striking contrast. Decorating with a monochromatic theme looks elegant on a white Christmas tree. White Christmas trees are versatile and can be styled to suit any decor theme, making them a favorite choice among interior designers and enthusiasts alike.


This Christmas season is all about embracing a harmonious blend of classic charm and contemporary creativity. Whether you prefer the soothing tones of soft neutrals, the nostalgic appeal of kitch, the playful punch of pink, the natural beauty of woodland decor, or the modern statement of white Christmas trees, there's a trend to suit every taste and style. Following the latest trends isn’t for everyone, but once in a while, something new might inspire a fresh look and festive Christmas focus. 

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Rachael Mitchell

Rachael Mitchell is a freelance writer based in Seattle, Washington, and has over 15 years of writing experience. She’d never be able to pick just one favorite ornament, but narrowed it down to the S’more and Tennis Ball. She always looks forward to s’mores in the summer with friends and family adding gourmet ingredients, and played 4 years of college tennis in the mid-west.


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kay skolasky

Where can I get the ornaments you featured here! I love the neutrals!! The owl, squirrel, and sea shell. I hope you know. Fingers crossed.


Second Christmas

Darren and Michelle

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Christmas time is a blessing. These ornaments are gorgeous.
Plenty of good ideas.
Thank you.


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