Decorating your staircase for Christmas is a great way to bring in some holiday cheer, and to show off some of your creative talents. And since there are like a million options out there to try, decorating them should be a cinch-right? Not always. Coming up with new ideas and (yes, executing those ideas)…..can be a little overwhelming. So, lose your anxiety!! If you are tired of coming up with YOUR OWN designs, and/or looking for new inspiration this year, you’ve come to the right place. Here are 33 Ideas – Decorating Stairs For Christmas to get your creativity ….. a kick start!!
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33 IDEAS – DECORATING STAIRS FOR CHRISTMAS
- Christmas Ornament Balls
- Stars, Gift, & Bells
- Little Bit of Everything!!
33 IDEAS – DECORATING STAIRS FOR CHRISTMAS
Using words, song lyrics, or reindeer names is a fun way to bring in Christmas cheer.
Put words on stair treads, risers, spindles and walls. It will definitely catch your guests’ attention and add a little smile to their hearts.
Hanging stockings on banisters is a classic look that can be changed every year, just by switching out stockings.
Throw in some color and patterns to shake things up, or keep them simple. Here are some adorable ideas for giving this classic style a fresh look.
And it’s also functional….especially if you don’t have a mantel or another way to hang stockings.
Hanging wreaths gives you a lot of versatility. Use the same length ribbon with wreaths in groupings for a traditional style, or use different lengths to create a playful style.
Odd numbers work best with either look. Go bold with contrasting ribbon, or soft with neutral colors.
The round wreaths lying against the vertical spindles add visual interest- simple yet stunning.
4. CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT BALLS
Love the look of Christmas ornaments balls for decorating the stairs. They give off a playful vibe, and can be displayed a million (or close) different ways.
Hang one by a ribbon between each spindle to add a splash of color, or hang them in groupings or clusters for big impact.
However you decide to use them, you’re sure to create a happy environment for your home & guests.
Using garland is such a lush & gorgeous way to decorate banisters and spindles, it basically screams drama.
Garland can be understated with natural greenery and small ribbon ties, or extravagant- filled with lights and accessories.
Make no mistake …..it will create a statement as soon as your guests enter your home.
6. STARS, GIFTS, & BELLS
Using hanging stars, gifts, and bells are unique ways to decorate banisters and spindles….. if you are looking for something unexpected.
Try different sizes and colors to add whimsy, and don’t be afraid to go crazy with the quantity.
If you have a bold personality and like doing things with a little twist, these styles are just right for you.
Who doesn’t love a soft glow shimmering during Christmas? Candles add warmth, softness, & ambiance, and you can choose the fragrance that matches your style.
Plus, they illuminate the stair tread to add light. Win-win!!
***TIP: If you have kiddos, you may want to use lanterns for safety. Hot wax and little toes are not a good match. 🙂 ***
8. LITTLE BIT OF EVERYTHING- yes please!!
And then sometimes, you just need a little bit of everything – am I right??
The more the merrier!!
HAVE A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS!!
LOVE & HUGS 🙂
To see our staircase makeover click 5 Tips: Adding Hardwoods To Curved Staircase.
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