4 Window Decorating Ideas To Get You In The Holiday Spirit!

Ashley Dennis | 03 Dec 2019 | Seasonal Trends

The air has turned crisp (for most of the country) and Christmas carols are on the radio. This year when you put up your holiday decor, why not give your windows some seasonal cheer! These simple looks will help get you in the holiday spirit in no time.

1. Hang Wreaths In Your Windows

Just about everyone hangs a wreath on their door. But why not spread the cheer through the rest of your home too? Hang wreaths in your windows or over your blinds for a festive look in every room!

Bathroom window with woven wood shade and two holiday wreaths over the glass.

You can suspend the wreaths from the window frame with a nail and some decorative ribbon or try a suction cup with a hook for a no-tools approach. Choose a wreath with accent colors that match other decor items in the home for a cohesive look with subtle holiday cheer.

Farmhouse vintage dining room with roman shade in window and blue vases on table.

Pictured: Blinds.com Premium Roman Shades in Wilmington White. Photo via @veronabrit.

Dining room decked out for Christmas with a tree, wreaths on the windows below woven wood shades.

Pictured: Blinds.com Woven Wood Shade in Rustic Jute. Photo via @chatfieldcourt.

2. Put Your Tree By A Window

Let your tree shine, from inside and outside! Placing the tree next to a window gives your curb appeal a festive boost without having to deal with a ladder and stringing lights outside the home. All you need to do is open your shades to let your lights shine! Be sure to decorate all sides of the tree evenly with this look so bare spots don't show from the outside.

Living room with Christmas tree next to window.

Pictured: Premier Roman Shade in Sussex Flax. Photo via @wrenandwilde.

living room with mini christmas trees places by the window and couch.

Pictured: Blinds.com Composite Shutter in Pure White . Photo via @foxhollowcottage.

3. Place Garland Over The Curtain Rod Or Headrail

You don't have to struggle with untangling a rat's nest of Christmas lights. A bit of garland draped above your shades or along the curtain rod is an elegant touch that can make even washing the dishes feel more merry.

Kitchen sink window with forest view and a roman shade partially lowered.

Pictured: Premier Roman Shade in Sussex Flax. Photo via @wrenandwilde.

4. Go Neutral - Match Decor to Window Treatments

Not feeling the boldness of traditional red and white holiday decor? Try a more subdued holiday color palette.

Look to your room's current color scheme for inspiration and match your holiday decor to the existing fixtures in the room. Neutrals and wood tones are perfect and give a space a little extra warmth.

Modern rustic dining room with woven wood shades and other natural wood accents.

Pictured: Blinds.com Woven Wood Shades in Bonaire Flaxen. Photo via @thebloomingnest.

Dining room with roman shades on the windows and french doors decorate with white wreaths.

Pictured: Blinds.com Designer Woven Wood Shade in Camden Dark Storm. Photo via @brittanymakes.

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  • About Author

    Ashley is a Blinds.com Social Media Specialist. A weekend-warrior, she and her husband spend their time fixing up their townhome together. She is an artist and DIY craft fanatic who has converted her dining room into a tiny studio where she hangs out with her two assistant-cats. Sci-fi books, video games and hula hooping are also her jam. Follow her on Instagram @Adenn.fox or Youtube.