29 Simple Christmas Decor Ideas: Holiday 2020

Don’t freak out…it is still September if you aren’t paying attention. 🙂 In “blogger time,” I am unfashionably late to the party since home decorators typically seek holiday decorating ideas and Christmas decor PINS in July! Will this year be different given the Global Pause, uncertainty, and economical shifts in 2020? Do you suspect folks will put MORE effort into decking their halls or LESS? Today’s Simple Christmas Decor Ideas: Holiday 2020 are slightly understated, often Scandi-influenced and certainly on the simpler side.

Christmas decor in Hello Lovely's entry is as simple as red boots, plaid scarf, and pom pom wreath. #hellolovelystudio #christmasdecor #holidaydecorating #simplechristmas #pompomwreath #redboots #holidayhomes and
Quick as well as simple Christmas decorating idea (Hello Lovely) No. 1: plaid scarf & red boots lazily left out!

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Simple Christmas Decor Ideas: Holiday 2020

When I polled Facebook followers, it was a resounding MORE I heard as a response since so many are spending more time at home.

Vintage ornaments in glass hurricane lantern for vintage Christmas charm from Le Cultivateur. Find more simple Christmas decor ideas on Hello Lovely Studio.
Quick as well as simple Christmas decorating idea (Le Cultivateur) No. 2: vintage ornaments in hurricane.

But truly their opinions may not reflect the general population since they happen to loyally follow a decor inspiration page!

Simple yet elegant Belgian Christmas decor - fresh wreath on antique wood bread board - Belgian Pearls.
Quick as well as simple Christmas decorating idea (Belgian Pearls) No. 3: fresh natural wreath on antique bread board.

As for me, I’m not sure.

Beautiful sophisticated simple natural Christmas tree in Belgium - Belgian Pearls.
Quick as well as simple Christmas decorating idea (Belgian Pearls) No. 4 : natural Christmas tree with warm white lights.

Things are still hard right now and complicated in my personal life.

Minimalist Place Settings

Simple Christmas placesetting with white from Rocky Hedge Farm.
Quick as well as simple Christmas decorating idea (Rocky Hedge Farm) No. 5: fresh greenery and ribbon on white plates.
Simple Christmas place setting at my farmhouse holiday table - Hello Lovely Studio. #christmasdecor #placesetting #simplechristmas #hellolovelystudio #farmhousechristmas #christmastable
No. 6: a teeny gold Christmas bell rings charming (Hello Lovely).

Not sure I’ll have the energy to give to holiday decor this season.

Funny Christmas, winter, and holiday quote humor. #quotes #holidays #funnyquote #holidayquote #winterquote
Charming green and white flowers, ivy, and cypress in a London window box - Hello Lovely Studio. #windowbox #flowerbox #christmasdecor #holidaydecor #simplechristmas
Quick as well as simple Christmas decorating idea (Hello Lovely) No. 7: green ivy + white mums = magic.

If I could, I would want to give more attention to the outdoor Christmas decor so others could enjoy it.

Soft and wooly white pom pom Christmas wreaths and pink ballet slippers in a serene soft holiday vignette from Hello Lovely Studio. #simplechristmas #hellolovelystudio #pompomwreath #whitechristmasdecor
Quick as well as simple Christmas decorating idea (Hello Lovely) No. 8: sugar plum fairy vintage ballet slipper vibes.

My Simple & Scandinavian Inspired Kitchen

White Scandi Christmas decor in my farmhouse kitchen with Frasier fir wreath and Swedish candelabra at the farm sink in our white kitchen - Hello Lovely Studio. #christmasdecor #christmaswreath #hellolovelystudio #scandichristmas #christmaswreaths #candelabra #swedishchristmas
Simple holiday decor inspiration (Hello Lovely) No. 9: Swedish candelabra and fairy lights at kitchen window.
Hello Lovely Studio white Christmas pitcher with roses, Lenox Holly bowl and candle. #holidaydecor #whitechristmas #hellolovelystudio
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Scandinavian Christmas white kitchen with vintage book page wreath and winter tree on counter - Hello Lovely Studio. #holidaydecor #christmaskitchen #scandinavianchristmas
Simple holiday decor inspiration (Hello Lovely) No. 10: pre-lit bare winter tree.

If you love Scandi Christmas ideas, check out THIS, and isn’t this sweet stamped Christmas tree towel a cute DIY?.

Christmas craft idea - Scandi inspired Christmas tree stamped towel from Alice & Lois. #christmascraft #scandichristmas #holidaydecor #chirstmastreetowel #holidaydiy #holidaycraft
No. 11: Scandi inspired Christmas tree stamped towel from Alice & Lois
Funny Christmas, winter, and holiday quote humor. #quotes #holidays #funnyquote #holidayquote #winterquote

My Simple and Natural Christmas Decor

Simple Christmas decor with a European Country feel from Hello Lovely Studio with fresh greenery and pinecones in a farmhouse bucket set upon an antique German grainsack. #christmasdecor #holidaydecorating #hellolovelystudio #christmasgreenery #oldfashionedchristmas #eurochristmas
Simple holiday decor inspiration (Hello Lovely) No. 12: antique grainsack as table runner.
My alder front door with speakeasy with Christmas greenery and berries in vintage woven fishing basket - Hello Lovely Studio. #frontdoor #christmasdecor #holidaywreath #doordecor
Simple holiday decor inspiration (Hello Lovely) No. 13: fresh greenery in a fishing basket for front door.
My alder front door with speakeasy with Christmas greenery and berries in vintage woven fishing basket - Hello Lovely Studio. #frontdoor #christmasdecor #holidaywreath #doordecor
Inspirational quote for the holidays and Christmas. #quotes #christmas #holidayquote

Holiday Festive Gold Accents

Christmas tablescape with gold advent candle wreath, white decor, and simple European country inspired design - Hello Lovely Studio. #holidaydecor #christmasdecorating #tablescape #adventwreath
Simple holiday decor inspiration (Hello Lovely) No. 14: pears and boxwood easy centerpiece.
My gold advent wreath with candles lit on the table for Christmas - Hello Lovely Studio. #goldandwhite #christmasdecor #adventwreath
No. 15: gold dot gift wrap as a table runner (Hello Lovely).
Simple Christmas decor with vintage gold ornaments in Lenox Holly pattern bowl - Hello Lovely Studio.
Simple holiday decor inspiration (Hello Lovely) No. 16: gold balls in gold-rimmed holiday dish.

Cheery Cherry Red

Rustic farmhouse Christmas cake with cherries, plaid table runner, and Joyeux Noel dish towel - Hello Lovely Studio.
Simple holiday decor inspiration (Hello Lovely) No. 17: real or only-look-real cherries on a white iced cake.

Nostalgic Noel

Pretty juicy pinks and cheerful blues for Christmas decor! In a girl's room, bottle brush Christmas trees and retro reindeer create a magical sweet vignette for the season. #houseofhoff #christmasdecor #bottlebrushtrees #retrochristmas #pinkchristmas #vintagestyle
No. 18: Lovely cheerful colors and retro magic on a dresser by House of Hoff.
Charming shabby chic Christmas decor - a vintage book page handmade wreath at Vintage Bliss - Hello Lovely Studio. #christmaswreath #vintagestyle #paperwreath #conewreath #vintagestyle
Simple holiday decor inspiration (photo: Hello Lovely) No. 19: book page cone wreath.
Inspirational quote for the holidays and Christmas. #quotes #christmas #holidayquote

White and Airy Country White Christmas

White Scandi inspired Christmas kitchen with fairy lights, fresh green wreath on window, and white decor - Hello Lovely Studio. #christmasdecor #whitechristmas #christmaskitchen #scandichristmas #serenechristmas #modernfarmhouse
No. 20: white kitchenware works hard for an easy White Christmas motif (Hello Lovely).

Beyond Red for Christmas Decor

Charming farmhouse front door painted black and handlettered with "hello" is decorated with Christmas wreath at Urban Farmgirl - Hello Lovely Studio. #farmhousechristmas #frontdoor #blackdoor #holidayporch
Simple holiday decor inspiration (Hello Lovely) No. 21: black and white plus green.

Country Decor in Our Entry

Christmas decor in Hello Lovely's entry is as simple as red boots, plaid scarf, and pom pom wreath. #hellolovelystudio #christmasdecor #holidaydecorating #simplechristmas #pompomwreath #redboots #holidayhomes and
No. 22: make or buy a wooly white pom pom wreath (Hello Lovely Studio).

If you are not already in Holiday Pin mode, pinning like a jolly-feverish PinterestMonster with Pinterest Syndrome (the only cure? more Pinterest!), well, by all means get to gettin’ and PIN FROM MY HOLIDAY BOARD.

Inspirational quote for the holidays and Christmas. #quotes #christmas #holidayquote

Simple Wreaths & Advent Calendars

Gold and white Christmas table with advent wreath, gold ornaments, and candlelight - Hello Lovely Studio. #adventwreath #goldchristmas #goldandwhite #christmasdecor #christmastable
No. 23: gold, white and green color story (Hello Lovely Studio).
Darling pup friendly advent calendar holiday decor idea from All the Memories. #christmasdecor #christmasdiy #pets #christmasdogs #adventcalendars #christmascountdown
Sweet simple Christmas DIY idea No. 24: pup-friendly Advent Calendar from All for the Memories
Simple silver bell handmade Christmas wreath with bow from Girl Inspired. #christmasdecor #christmaswreath #bellwreath #silverbells #holidaycrafts
No. 25: silver Bell holiday wreath from Girl Inspired
Peppermint Christmas wreath on a vivid red front door - Woman's Day. #holidaydecor #christmasdecorating #christmaswreaths #peppermintwreath #holidaycrafts
Sweet simple holiday DIY No. 26: peppermint Twist Wreath from Woman’s Day
Holiday inspirational quote for Christmas time on Hello Lovely Studio. #holidayquote #christmasquote #quotes
White Scandi Christmas decor in my farmhouse kitchen with Frasier fir wreath and Swedish candelabra at the farm sink in our white kitchen - Hello Lovely Studio. #christmasdecor #christmaswreath #hellolovelystudio #scandichristmas #christmaswreaths #candelabra #swedishchristmas
No. 27: unadorned and wild Frasier fir (Hello Lovely Studio)
Christmas planter decor with grapevine sphere and fresh greenery with faux berries - Hello Lovely Studio.
Easy Christmas planter decor idea for porch (Hello Lovely Studio) No. 28: mix fresh and faux.
Holiday inspirational quote for Christmas time on Hello Lovely Studio. #holidayquote #christmasquote #quotes #scripture
Farmhouse Christmas decor with galvanized large bell hung from ribbon on green vintage door - Hello Lovely Studio. #christmasdecor #christmasbell #farmhousechristmas #vintagechristmas #frontdoordecor
No. 29: oversized bell hung simply from plaid ribbon on door.
Holiday inspirational quote for Christmas time on Hello Lovely Studio. #holidayquote #christmasquote #quotes
Hello Lovely Christmas joy at my front door with holiday wreath and me and sis dressed in festive wear. #hellolovelystudio #christmasdecor #christmaswreath #christmasdoor
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If you have a moment, do check out my PINTEREST BOARDS and PIN pretty inspiration – I am happily saving Christmas decorating ideas at the moment!

Farmhouse Christmas decor in a pickup with red plaid, vintage, bells, and thermoses at Urban Farmgirl - Hello Lovely Studio. #farmhousechristmas #vintagetruck #holidaydecor #hellolovelystudio
Holiday inspirational quote for Christmas time on Hello Lovely Studio. #holidayquote #christmasquote #quotes #snowflakes

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-michele

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6 Comments

  1. Patricia Shullick
    September 6, 2020 / 5:48 am

    You make my mornings bright – with your positive, lovely attitude and I say a prayer for your health and family when I read your open and vulnerable text. I look forward to reading your blog entries and am grateful that you share your expertise and love for creating a home of warmth and beauty. Blessings on your day.

    • Michele
      Author
      September 6, 2020 / 10:48 am

      What a blessing to hear from faithful friends – the prayers make all the difference as God continues to do a work in our family, in me, in our circumstances. I only want to see everything more like Him. Thank you for being here and spreading more peace.

  2. Karan
    September 6, 2020 / 9:50 am

    Love you posts. I look forward to reading them every day. They brighten my world

    • Michele
      Author
      September 6, 2020 / 10:46 am

      And now you have brightened mine this morning – thank you, friend, for taking the time to add beauty here. 🙂 Peace to you.

  3. September 6, 2020 / 4:37 pm

    Thanks Michele!!! I love Christmas time and this has warmed my heart ❤️

    • Michele
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      September 7, 2020 / 11:38 am

      So happy to hear – have a wonderful holiday weekend filled with creative pursuits that make you feel alive, friend. xox

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White Slipcovered Sofa
French Basket
Courtney Lamp Base
Antique Chinese Wood Rustic Round Stool
French Country Bed
Tuscan Terracotta Urn Vase
Round Farmhouse Table
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Deconstructed Wingback Bed
French Farmhouse Dining Table
Milagro Heart
Linen Slipcovered Chairs
Rustic Farmhouse Stool
Edgecombe End Table
Silver Rectangle Accent Table
Black Metal Accent Table
Galvanized Console Table
Gabriel Chevron Quilt Set
Metal Martini Table
Marble Subway Backsplash in My Kitchen
French Wire Laundry Basket
White Ruffle Bedding
White Linen Club Chair
Handmade Sunburst Mirror
Wide Pine Sideboard
Linen Napkin Set
French Country Lamp
Venetian Mirror
French Lidded Baskets
French Panel Mirror
Distressed White French Country Chandelier
Antique Chinese Weathered Bench
French Country Headboard
Oval Back Counter Stool, Set of 2
Antique Brass Pharmacy Floor Lamp
Linen & Burlap Tufted Ottoman
Gertrude Wood Bench
Italian Candelabra Chandelier
Colleen Slope Arm Linen Chair Set
White Ruffle Quilt Set
French Louis Style Arm Chair
Avignon Coat Rack With Hooks
Round Farmhouse Dining Table
Reclaimed Wood Dresser
Louis Upholstered Bench
French Accent Chair
Pamela Arm Chair
Sweater Weave Basket
French Wood Chandelier
Terracotta Pots & Basket
French Country Wood Chandelier
French Linen Dining Chair
Gustavian Cabinet
French Farmhouse Dining Table
Bar Stool
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Rattan Armchair
Diptyque Oyedo Candle
Cross Back Dining Chair
French Country Candle Holder
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Designer Favorite Wall Mirror
Holborn Lantern Pendant
French Country 6-Light Chandelier
Rustic End Table
French Country Upholstered Arm Chair
Cedar & Blossom Candle
French Ticking Stripe Pillow
Jute Area Rug
French Candle Style Chandelier
Rustic Industrial Farmhouse Shelves
Belgian Linen Sofa
White Ruffle Bedding
Rustic Wood Candlestick Set
French Market Basket
Linen Modern Wing Chair
French Country Farmhouse Baskets
Concrete Pillar Table Lamp
Boheme Madera Bench
Belgian Style Lamp
Modern Farmhouse Lamp
White Slipcovered Sofa
Scrubbed Wood 5-Light Chandelier
Arched Champagne Wall Mirror
Moravian Star 1-Light Pendant
Highback Armchair
Mini Pendant Light
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Matelasse Coverlet
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