8 Best Christmas Decorations 2021 for a rustic home

Are you feeling festive yet? We know we are! If you're looking to elevate your Christmas decor game this year, we've pulled together an edit of some of the best Christmas decorations to adorn your home with. From mini Christmas trees for your reclaimed wood dining table to gold stars hanging above a wooden sideboard, check-out our fabulous festive finds and diy ideas to give your home some yuletide joy.

Best Christmas Decorations to buy 2021

1. Alternative DIY Paper Christmas Tree Decor

We love this simple, but classically stylish idea from Lights4fun. Pages from old note pads or books, naturally yellowed and worn with a string of fairy lights entwined with the paper and a twinkling star on top - it would look perfect hanging over a rustic sideboard in a room.  Dress up the top of your sideboard with candles, garlands or wreaths to make a beautiful festive display.

diy paper christmas tree with illuminated star above a wooden sideboardPhoto credit: Lights4fun

2. Illuminated Gold Osby Stars

These gorgeous stars would look wonderful absolutely anywhere. Rest on a wooden sideboard, a solid wood chest of drawerson a mantlepiece or hang from ceiling and doors. We like the minimalist simplicity of this pair of illuminated stars - simple, sparkly and stylish.

Christmas star light on mantelpiece and hanging in a kitchenPhoto credit: Lights4fun

3. Table Top Christmas Trees

These are just fabulous for a festive farmhouse dining table display. One at each end of the table with a garland or natural green foliage, fairy lights or candles and pine cones in between. The natural colour scheme will blend in perfectly with a room featuring rustic furniture and a neutral colour scheme.

mini Christmas trees on solid wood dining tablePhoto credit: Lights4fun

4. Totem Wooden Candle Holder 

These gorgeous candlesticks from Dutch company, 5mm paper, are crafted from sustainable Beechwood - a lovely eco-friendly choice that can be used on their own or part of a larger seasonal display. They are not just for Christmas and will look great wherever you stand them, all year round. We love how they combine a minimalist design with a warm and feminine touch, especially when combined with warm and rustic coloured candles as pictured here. 

wooden totem candlesticks on a pale solid wood dining tablePhoto credit: 5mm Paper

5. Snowberry Christmas Heart

A wreath is a Christmas must-have and a perennial favourite, it was hard to choose a favourite....until we spotted this chunky "knit" one! Bright bold warm red with festive foliage embellishment - lovely for a warm inviting farmhouse kitchen. This is a really cute gift to give a friend or family member during the run-up to Christmas, if you can bare to give it away, that is!

Deep red knitted heart for best christmas decorations 2021 blogPhoto credit: Chunky Couture

6. Quirky Christmas Baubles

When it comes to baubles we like to have a bit of fun. We think this black cab and David Bowie bauble from Red Candy are just perfect for a funky, slightly retro and irreverent interior scheme!

black taxi cab and Davie Bowie Christmas baubles for best Christmas decoration 2021 blogPhoto credit: Red Candy

7. Rustic Supersize Coffee Bauble

Bring elements of nature into your Christmas display with this unusual coffee bean bauble from The Urban Botanist. This impressive 20cm supersize bauble on rustic rope features a gorgeous large Arabica coffee plant planted on a bed of fragrant coffee beans - perfect all you coffee lovers out there.

coffee plant christmas bauble for best Christmas decorations 2021 blogPhoto credit: The Urban Botanist

8. Rustic Christmas Bough on Dining Chair

If you like to go all out with your decorations then this hanging Christmas bough will add even more festivity to your dining space. Perfect for the back of a wooden dining chair, the mix of faux eucalyptus and velvet ribbon is oh, so stylish.  If you fancy having a go at making your own you will need lots of faux or real pine tree branches and twigs, along with berries, ribbon and other decorations that match the colour scheme of your room.  Another idea is to hang small festive wreaths on the back of dining chairs - another great way to dress up your dining space.

Christmas hanging decorations on back of wooden dining chairPhoto credit: Lights4fun

For more Christmas inspiration check out our guides for holiday decor ideas and entertaining tips, together with practical solutions such as seating to fit everyone around the dining table.


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