If you’re all about comfy and cozy Christmas decor, you’ll love this decorating trend: vintage farmhouse! This holiday decor puts an old-fashioned twist on the beloved farmhouse style. Expect to see retro pickup trucks, weathered details, country table linens, and plaid accessories. These home accents intermingle to create a holiday style rich with nostalgia and charm.
Here are just a few decorating ideas that will lead you to this holiday look. To see all the items we used for this farmhouse dining room, simply click here.
Set a no-fuss tablescape with a braided table runner and placemats in festive colors. Yarn-braided accessories are an inviting alternative to traditional table linens.
Top the table with vintage-style mugs and plates that have a sweet antique appearance. Designs of trucks, wagons, and tractors play up the rural aesthetic.
Get as creative as you like with tabletop centerpieces. Since this holiday style is more relaxed, it naturally lends itself to all kinds of displays: a truck-shaped cookie jar, Mason jars with LED tealights, an old pitcher with faux berries and sprigs, or even a crate with pomegranates and greenery. If you prefer a traditional centerpiece, you can’t go wrong with frosted greenery and red ribbon in a vase.
Warm up wooden benches and chairs with plump cushions, throws, and decorative pillows. Stitched details and fringed edges will help your homespun holiday vision come to life.
Remember to give some farmhouse flavor to the mantel too! Repurpose a plaid table runner as a mantel scarf, and dangle applique Christmas stockings from your favorite decorative hooks.
What’s not to love about farmhouse-inspired Christmas decor? This holiday decorating theme embraces the eclectic style, featuring rustic pieces with a modern edge. Nothing is too fussy here, so if your decor looks lived-in, or something’s a bit out of place, all the better. This decorating style will welcome your thrift-store finds, mismatched kitchenware, and weathered mementos from years past. Get ready to give your home plenty of country Christmas flavor!
How to get started?
1. Homemade decorations
Let your DIY spirit flourish as you create holiday decorations by hand. Give your tree a one-of-a-kind look with handcrafted ornaments, or hang a Christmas card garland on your wall.
2. Textural interest
Mix textures to keep your farmhouse Christmas decor from looking staid. Burlap, felt, and galvanized metal are just some of the materials that will be right at home in this style. Hang a wooden plank sign or a plaque featuring a corrugated metal tree above your fireplace as a charming mantel accent.
3. Repurposed items
No need to stock up on new holders for this decorating style! Fill aged buckets, watering cans, or pitchers with faux holiday greenery for a fresh take on vase arrangements. Turn Mason jars or vintage lanterns into LED candle luminaries for safe accent lighting. Stock clear latch-lid canisters with peppermint sticks for old-time appeal. If you can reuse or restyle something to suit your decor, do it!
4. Unique statement pieces
Go on the hunt for those offbeat items that will make your farmhouse decor stand apart! Just a few ideas: a white resin reindeer head, a stack of vintage soda crates, an old trunk used as a table, or a darling antique sled or wagon.
5. Comfy accessories
Don’t forget plump decorative pillows, fringed throw blankets, and patchwork quilts to give warmth and comfort to living rooms and bedrooms.
Below are a few farmhouse-style Christmas decorations to inspire your inner decorator! Click on each image below to view the item shown.