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5 Christmas decorations you can leave up all year round


The Christmas season is upon us and it’s time for some festive fun. But there’s nothing fun about searching the shed for your dusty old holiday decorations.

christmas tree decoration
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This year, why not invest in some festive fixings that you can leave up long after Santa has shimmied down your chimney?

1. Lanterns

Christmas decorations with lantern on fir tree background
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Paper or fabric lanterns make great decorative pieces on front steps or around the mantel no matter the time of year. Add a bit of Christmas curb appeal by placing a few lanterns on each side of your front door.

2. Outdoor fairy lights

Fairy lights add sparkle to your space. Picture: Getty

There’s no such thing as too much mood lighting. Hanging white fairy lights throughout your outdoor entertainment areas add a bit of magic, whatever the season.

Read more: Christmas decoration ideas

3. Apothecary jars

Apothecary jars add vintage charm to your living spaces. Picture: Getty

Apothecary jars add instant charm to any room. Show your home décor holiday spirit by swapping your regular vase fillers with something merry and bright, like ornaments, gift bows or candy canes.

4. A customisable letter board

Change up your message to show your guests how you really feel about the holidays. Picture: Getty

If you love to express yourself through your home décor, then a felt letter board belongs on your Christmas list this year. Choose a message to show your guests how you really feel about the holidays, then use it to express yourself year-round.

5. A modern wreath

Who says wreaths should be reserved for Christmas? Picture: Getty

Who says a wreath should be reserved for Christmas? A geometric shape or non-traditional material can turn your beloved holiday wreath into a front-door staple you’ll enjoy all year.

Read more: DIY: How to make your own felt Christmas stocking

It’s time to tip those dusty decorations into the trash because these Christmas classics are here to stay… all year long!

This article was originally published as 5 Christmas decorations you can leave up all year round by and is written by Leah Dobihal.

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