Of all the Christmas decor you choose, garlands are one of the most versatile. Whether you drape them over your mantel, wrap them around your banister, or lay them across your tablescape, decorating with garland has endless possibilities. Check out 20 creative ways to get festive with garland below.
Ditch the traditional holders and wrap your candles in garland topped with pinecones.
Keep things cohesive with a garland that matches your Christmas tree.
If you prefer subdued decor, vibrant red bows create a sophisticated statement, sans the glitzy lights.
If you had enough of pine and balsam, an appropriately accented summer garland can work in a festive and unique way, as seen above this mantel.
Transform your Christmas tablescape into an extra-festive statement with a simple garland running down the center.
The simple, down swept garland on this mantel is made festive with glitzy holiday decor.
By framing the front door in a berry-filled garland, the decor feels earthy with a fun pop of color.
Voluminous needle pine garlands, when weaved with Christmas lights, create a warm glow on your staircase.
A fuller, untamed garland swept just above the fireplace will transform your home into an arboreal space.
Bring festivity into your Christmas buffet by weaving garland around your holiday cuisine.
Have a “do it yourself” spirit this year by opting for a homemade garland that feels personal and one-of-a-kind.
Bring your garland outdoors, draping it over the windows. The sweeping look can be seen from inside as well.
Nothing is more understated than a garland untainted by lights or glitz. Keep your decor one-with-nature by lining your door with a completely plain garland.
This natural holiday garland is enlivened with ornament-covered blue wreaths.
Outdoor pillars wrapped with light-up garland lends a golden glow to your front walkway.
Running out of spaces to decorate? A simple garland can make a statement when draped above your stove.
If you’re expecting snow this holiday season, optimize that “freshly dusted” look by lining your doorframe and walkway with plain garland.
If your banister lacks a rail, garland is still an option. Simply tape the garland on top, and add gold bows for a festive look.
Keep your decorations fuss-free and out of the way by hanging garland from the ceiling.
Wake up on Christmas morning with the spirit of the holidays right above your head. The pastel pinks in this garland lend a feminine feel that pairs well with the existing decor.