29 Simple Christmas Decor Ideas: Holiday 2021

Don’t freak out…it is still September and pre-Halloween if you aren’t a blogger. 🙂 But in the blogger galaxy, it is prime time to think holidays (home decorators typically seek holiday decorating ideas and Christmas decor PINS in July)! Will this year be different given the ongoing uncertainties and societal shifts? Do you predict folks will put MORE effort into decking their halls or LESS? Today’s Simple Christmas Decor Ideas: Holiday 2021 conveys slightly understated, Scandi-influenced simplicity.

White Christmas decor in my kitchen with window bench seat. Hello Lovely Studio.
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Simple Christmas Decor Ideas: Holiday 2020

Make your own book page wreath!

When I polled Facebook followers last season, it was a resounding MORE I heard as a response since so many anticipate spending lots of 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.

Of course, we must bear in mind their views may not reflect the general population since they also 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 feeling optimistic.

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. 4: plaid scarf +red boots lazily left out!
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While things aren’t perfect here, I am managing my chronic illness well and have much more energy than I did a year ago.

Wooly pom pom wreath on a wee pink chair in the snow by Hello Lovely Studio.
Hello Lovely – in case you love vintage holiday nods.

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 am able, I hope to invest more attention to outdoor Christmas decor so others may 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.
Beautiful sophisticated simple natural Christmas tree in Belgium - Belgian Pearls.
Belgian Pearls : natural Christmas tree with warm white lights.

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
Christmas quote for the holidays with plaid background. #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: sepia and pink for Christmas.
Thomas Merton Christmas quote about Christ Jesus on Hello Lovely. #christmasquotes #thomasmertonquotes #faithquotes

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.

Charlie Brown Christmas tree quote and holiday quotes on Hello Lovely Studio. #holidayquotes #christmasquote #charliebrown

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
Edith Wharton Christmas quote on Hello Lovely about light, candles, and mirrors. #christmasquotes #holidayquote
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.
Luke 2:14 Christmas quote on Hello Lovely Studio. #christmasscripture #christmasquotes #christianity
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
Snowflake quote for Christmas on Hello Lovely Studio. #christmasquotes #snowflakes

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10 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
      Author
      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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    December 19, 2020 / 5:26 am

    Thanks, Michele!!! A very nice article. Love the Christmas ideas.

    • Michele
      Author
      December 19, 2020 / 7:42 pm

      Thanks for reading. 🙂

  5. Saras
    October 30, 2021 / 12:34 pm

    Where can I find the table in your entry way?

    • Michele
      Author
      October 30, 2021 / 3:08 pm

      It’s an antique I found at a local shop, and I did nothing at all to it since it was wobbly and aged to perfection. So definitely check your local antique malls and flea markets.

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French Country Wicker Trunk Storage
29″ Whitewashed Table Lamp Set of 2
Antique Chinese Wood Rustic Round Stool
French Country Bed
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French Farmhouse Dining Table
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Rustic Farmhouse Stool
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Parisian Style Iron Table Lamp  33.5″
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French Stripe Basket Set
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Linen Napkin Set
French Country Lamp Set
White Matelasse Quilt
French Country Mirror
Faux Potted French Lavender
Shaw Daybed
Distressed White French Country Chandelier
White Artichoke Lamp
French Country Headboard
Oval Back Counter Stool, Set of 2
Antique Brass Pharmacy Floor Lamp
Round French Tufted Ottoman
Kinston Wood Bench
Italian Candelabra Chandelier
Slope Arm Linen Chair Set
Warner Upholstered Bench
Rustic Country French Dresser
Rustic French Confit Pot
Round Farmhouse Dining Table
Reclaimed Wood Dresser
Louis Upholstered Bench
Pardon My French Doormat
Stripe Turkish Towel Throw
Pamela Arm Chair
Sweater Weave Basket
French Carved Wood Chandelier
Terracotta Pots & Basket
French Country Wood Chandelier
French Linen Dining Chair
Gustavian Cabinet
French Farmhouse Dining Table
Bar Stool
Beachy White Slipcovered Sofa
Rattan Armchair
Diptyque Oyedo Candle
Cross Back Dining Chair
French Country Candle Holder
French Industrial Metal Chairs (4)
Designer Favorite Wall Mirror
Holborn Lantern Pendant
French Country 6-Light Chandelier
Rustic End Table
French Country Upholstered Arm Chair
Wicker Trunk Set
French Ticking Stripe Pillow
Jute Area Rug
Mohair Throw
Rustic Industrial Farmhouse Shelves
Belgian Linen Sofa
White Duvet & Bedding
Rustic Wood Candlestick Set
French Market Basket
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