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.

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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?


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.

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Outdoor fairy lights

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

Fairy lights add sparkle to your space. Picture: Getty

Apothecary jars

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.

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

A customisable letter board

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.

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

A modern wreath

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.

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

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 www.realestate.com.au and is written by Leah Dobihal.