Christmas is just that time of year when no one minds if you completely deck out your home head to foot, corner to corner. In fact, it brings up some interesting decorating tips and ideas for places that you might not have thought to decorate. For example, windows. They are pretty normal, curtain clad for the year and then we get to
Let’s start outside. You’ve probably seen it in the movies or maybe even in your own neighborhood. A house that had simple evergreen wreaths and garlands on the exterior just seems to ooze nostalgic Christmastime. Get the fake evergreens and you can hang them year after year.
Do you have window boxes on your home? Don’t leave them bare bones for Christmas. Fill those babies up with evergreen garlands, red berries and maybe even a giant ornament or a deer. They’ll be easy to put together and then easy to put away after the new year which means happiness for everyone.
With one magic tool, you can use your artistic hand to decorate your windows for Christmas. Water based chalk markers wipe right off glass with a pet paper towel. So draw away all the snowflakes and stars and Christmasy phrases you desire. You can even let the kids get in on this one!
If your yard is already full of lights and Santas, you’ll have to take your window decor inside. Use some ribbon to hang wreaths from the curtain rods on the inside of the window. Because you deserve pretty windows for Christmas too.
Want to make a big impression on any room? Buy up the biggest wreath you can find that will fit on your window and use some Christmasy ribbon to make her pop. Perfect for rooms like bathrooms and kitchens where there isn’t much room for decorating.
Many times, our Christmas decor tells a story. It might be nostalgic memories or maybe your life’s priorities. Whatever the case, spell it out with some white wood or paper letters on your windows this year. It will make your room feel just a little more complete.
Old window frames are not exactly the first thing that comes to mind when talking about window decorations but that’s actually what makes this such an interesting idea. You can in fact repurpose these frames and display them in a cool way, like in front of a window for example so the light goes through and only the outline is visible. Check out
Another really cool idea is to use a bunch of classic Christmas tree ornaments to make a colorful and eye-catching garland that you can display in front of the window. You can also add some lights if you want it to be more visible from the outside but we really like the simple look of the one featured on
Snowflakes could look really cool on the windows when it’s cold and wintery outside. You can make wonderful snowflakes out of white glue. Print out some templates and lay a sheet of wax paper over them. Tape the edges together so the sheets don’t move and then apply white glue inside the outline of the snowflakes making sure to get thick lines. Let the glue dry and them peel off the paper. More details can be found on
A paper star could look amazing in front of the window and you could put lights inside to make it glow. The first step is to make a paper lantern which you can also purchase to make the project easier. You can also come up with multiple designs for this project. It doesn’t have to be a star so if you prefer something simpler or different go ahead and make this project unique. Check out
Tassel garlands are very easy to make which is exactly what makes them such great decorations. You can hang one in front of the window over the blinds just as a way to add a bit of color and texture to the décor. Alternatively, you can also make the tassel garland visible from the outside. Check out francoisetmoi to find out how you can make one from scratch.
Vintage doilies could look like snowflakes, with a vintage and boho touch of course. Take a few of them and hang them in front of a window at different heights and mix and match the designs for some diversity. It’s a very cool idea that we found on
We don’t really get frosted windows these days, with
Another idea is to also decorate the outside of the windows. You could have some
Of course, we can’t forget about the wreath. You can hang a few of them in
Nobody said that you can only decorate the windows that are actually installed into the walls. This for instance is a window that has been turned into a decoration for the