The rustic Christmas house decor is not only easy to create, but also very warm. Discover our 30 rustic style Christmas house decor suggestions and invite one of the most cocooning parties of the year to your home.
1. Rustic style Christmas home decor
The rustic style is always associated with wood, copper and warm undertones. Close to the country style, the rustic style is easy to combine with many other styles. In the following lines, we offer you some ideas in photos of rustic-style Christmas home decor, as well as suggestions on how to create your own Christmas decor.
2. The rustic decor is natural
The rustic decor style is natural. We bet on any kind of object made from natural materials: wood, wool, cotton, pine cones, glands, old tree branches etc. It’s the complete opposite of industrial style, for example. The industrial style favors solid materials such as concrete and steel.
3. The rustic-style Christmas home decor is often DIY
Nowadays, it is quite easy to find and buy everything in the store. More and more people are choosing DIY for different reasons: they want to have unique objects, they want to recycle and recover and they find DIY to be a fun and rewarding activity. No matter what your motivation, making your own decor is always a great idea. Instead of going to the store and buying items made in faraway lands, create your own unique Christmas decor. When the holidays are over, you can put the decorative items in a box and keep them for next Christmas.
4. Making your Christmas decoration is easy
You don’t need a lot to make an interesting and creative Christmas home decor. The basic principle is not to necessarily buy the materials, but to try to use the materials already available that you have in your home. If you sort through your items, you’ll quickly realize how many you never use. Instead of throwing them in the trash, you can use them to create a unique, personalized Christmas home decor that perfectly matches your tastes. You can also make an interesting decoration from bottles, jars, cans, boxes, paper, newspapers, old clothes and any other object that you think is suitable. The same goes for pine cones, glands and old tree branches.
5. The rustic-style Christmas home decor is warm and cocooning.
Anything that makes you think of cocoon evenings spent in front of the fireplace watching the snow fall can be part of your rustic Christmas decor. There is no need for too much decoration to embellish your interior and invite the magical spirit into your home. The rustic decor can be quite minimalist. Its difference from Scandinavian decor is that it favors warm shades, such as red, brown, orange and even yellow.
6. Fabric baubles
The Christmas baubles pictured below were simply dressed in checkered fabric. This little transformation makes them perfect for a rustic Christmas tree decoration. The tiles combine wonderfully with the rustic style. You can add them in the form of cushion, ball, blanket, groundsheet and others.
7. Pine cones can be part of many decorative and original creations
The pine cone is one of the basic objects for autumn decoration and Christmas decoration. You just have to walk in the park to find pine cones. Then, it’s up to you to choose how to integrate them into your decor. It is possible to put them in a pretty basket without adding anything else or to create garlands, mini Christmas trees, Christmas balls, wreaths and many others. The pine cone is undoubtedly our favorite DIY object. It is easy to handle, has a funny shape and can be found almost anywhere.
8. Colored pine cones
If you wish, you can color the pine cones. For this you will need acrylic paint. Before painting them, it is advisable to clean them with a small brush. The pine cone picking period is in the fall and early winter.
9. Christmas house decoration with pine cone in minimalist style
If the minimalist approach appeals to you, you can try the hanging decor idea below. To make it, you will need a pine cone, a small tree branch (do not break the tree, pick up the fallen branches) and a rope.
10. Beautiful decorative composition with pine cones
Another easy decoration idea is that of a basket filled with pine cones. Autumn and winter at the same time, this decoration can be done quickly. All you need is a nice container (basket, bowl, plate or other), a few pine cones and other decorative objects of your choice.
11. Sewing is an easy way to make pretty Christmas tree ornaments.
If you are not afraid of sewing, then there are many easy sewing decor projects you can do. For the majority of these projects, you don’t even need a sewing machine. A needle and thread are more than sufficient. Don’t forget the scissors too. For fabrics, use old clothes, accessories, tea towels, socks and more. There are no limits !
12. The presence of wood
When we hear the word “rustic”, we immediately associate it with wood. Rustic Christmas decor is no exception. Wood is always present in the form of decorative items, ornaments or even an alternative Christmas tree. If your interior has already been decorated in this design style, you probably have rustic wooden furniture. In that case, you can simply decorate it if you want. With the presence of wooden furniture, the decor and rustic Christmas atmosphere are even easier to create.
13. DIY Snowman
What a fun DIY Christmas home decor idea, right? Instead of throwing away the metal caps from the bottles, you can use them to create these cute snowmen. You kids will love them! Think this creative way for any item you throw in the trash and try to cut down on your daily waste. The planet will be very grateful to you!
14. Santa on pine cones
And those who don’t have caps, we recommend the DIY project pictured below which was made with pine cones. To make it easier, you can make the beard, mustache and Santa hat from paper or fabric.
15. Snowflakes made from wood branches
Another great DIY idea are these snowflakes made from wood branches and some small decorative items. To achieve them, you don’t need much. First, collect a few tree branches that have already fallen to the ground at the park next to you. Try to choose similar branches to create symmetrical snowflakes. To tie them up, use rope or a hot glue gun (if you have one at home).
16. The rustic style is easy to combine with many other styles of decor
Rustic Christmas decor can be simple. Indeed, the rustic style blends perfectly with the Scandinavian and refined decor. If the Nordic style inspires you, we invite you to consult our publication dedicated to Scandinavian Christmas decor . Easy to make and uncluttered, it is also the favorite decoration of many people. What makes her interesting is her easy to digest and zen side. The rustic style also blends wonderfully with the industrial, modern, shabby chic and classic style.
17. Pine cone with cork
What pretty little trees, right? Pine cone and a wooden base, that’s all you need to make them!
18. Glittery pine cone garland
If you want, you can also decorate them as you want. To make the glitter decor below, you will need to purchase glitter paint at the store or online. The advantage is that you can use it for many DIY and decoration projects afterwards.
19. Little Christmas tree made from a pine cone
Our favorite is this little Christmas tree made from a pine cone that has been painted in glass and decorated with a tiny light garland. A very original, ecological and cute project. To complete this project you will need: pine cone, tin can, stiff cardboard or foam, brown felt, paint, scissors, nail polish and micro-battery copper garlands.
20. Fabric Christmas tree garland
These small decorative ornaments are quite easy to make. For this you will need fabric (any), scissors, needle and thread. On a piece of fabric, use pencil or felt-tip pen to draw the shape of a small tree. Put another piece of the same size underneath and using the scissors, cut the fabric according to the drawn lines. With the needle and the thread, sew the two pieces of fabric in the shape of a fir tree. Before the final, put inside cotton or fabrics in very small pieces. This way, the trees will have volume. Hang them up with rope and add other decorative elements if you want.
21. A veranda with a beautiful rustic Christmas decoration
And together, they can concoct beautiful works in a family atmosphere. As for the materials and ingredients for a beautiful rustic Christmas decoration for outdoors, a walk in the forest to look for fir branches of different shapes and colors is essential. A forest decor, a country table and wooden logs as the underside of candlesticks and candles create a friendly and warm atmosphere specific to the end-of-year celebrations.
22. A rustic Christmas decoration to beautify the exterior of your home
The preferred colors for the decoration are green, red and white. To add a personal touch to this rustic Christmas decor , just look in your barn, attic, cellar or otherwise the flea market; and surely you will find an old chair or a small table, metal watering cans, candlesticks, wooden carts, baskets, bells, signs, stars, wreaths of twigs or an old sleigh.
23. All white crown with funny little decoration
Do you have glass bottles and you don’t know what to do with them? Glass bottles turn into pretty candlesticks, mugs and decorative objects. The most delicate step is the cutting of the glass.
24. What a pretty Christmas tree decoration!
Do you find that your old Christmas balls look damaged and have lost their shine? There are two possibilities to make them attractive again: paint them or dress them. Both ways are simple and easy and don’t take much time to complete. If you decide to paint them, you have to wait for them to dry. And if you decide to dress them up, you can hang them right after.
25. Hot chocolate in winter is always a good idea!
Don’t forget that the drinks and dishes served are also part of the Christmas decor and atmosphere. Try something different and surprise everyone with a healthy, vegetarian meal . Fortunately, hot chocolate and wine are also part of the vegetarian drink list. Eating healthy and locally is really very important.
Rustic Table Decorations
26. Play the sobriety card
That’s the advantage of a naturally decorated Christmas table : you don’t expect you to overdo it. So it’s easy to settle for little: a pretty linen tablecloth and matching napkins, candles everywhere , and a plant centerpiece , here a bouquet of eucalyptus in a vintage glass bottle. The chromatic palette is deliberately dark , very sober: only eucalyptus brings a little color. Looking closely, we also notice the choice of artisanal tableware, which gives a little touch of originality to the table.
27. For those who want a rustic Christmas table
A great decorative idea for lovers of a raw and natural style . Wooden slices serve as a trivet, while the centerpiece is decorated with a vegetable garland made from fir branches, pine cones, etc. Then arrange candle holders and large candles, and voila! This results in a very simple and warm Christmas table , with a nice chromatic harmony – did you notice that the glasses match the rest of the table? What do you think ? Do you like it, or is it too rustic for you? Drop me a line in the comments!
28. Get off the beaten track
Original, right? Here, we completely break the codes of Christmas decoration . I would never have thought of making a Christmas table with bouquets of cotton flowers , and yet I find it very beautiful. And you ? Here too the color palette is particularly successful, thanks to this blue linen tablecloth which contrasts nicely with the camel leather pockets in which the menus have been slipped. On the other hand, I think I would have added more candles – why not an accumulation of candlesticks …
29. Emphasize a natural and elegant centerpiece
I really like the decoration of this table. Yet at first glance, you might think that she is nothing special. So what to do about it… The eye is immediately drawn to the centerpiece and the golden basin which serves as a support for an original plant composition : bare branches that soar high, a little foliage and pretty white flowers (exotic? Je n can’t recognize them). The centerpiece is highlighted by vintage candlesticks (I love that the candles are not the same height!). The rest of the table is very simple – a good point anyway for Duralex glasses! And you what do you think ? Do you like this table too?
30. Staging a light garland above your Christmas table
It’s simple: the key to a beautiful Christmas decoration is light. We know something about it, light is our job… did you know that we make handmade lamps ? Take a look, you should like it! To make a vegetal Christmas table like this one, choose a simple table runner and white plates. At regular intervals, arrange a few thin branches and large candles. Note how the table is harmonious … And for the final touch, you’ll have to roll your eyes. Hang a light garland for a guinguette side, and decorate with a little vegetal touch. You can even make a Christmas wreath to decorate your walls!