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Christmas Inspiration Mood Boards

Today we’re sharing 5 Christmas Inspiration Mood Boards to help make your planning, decorating and shopping a bit easier this holiday season!

Creating Christmas Inspiration Mood Boards

I almost saved these mood boards for the middle of the month. But then I realized when I went hunting for a few things myself just how many of the items I wanted that were already on the limited or low-quantity list.

I know some of you like to shop early for your holiday home décor because you want to make sure you have plenty to choose from. Frankly, I’m in that camp too. 

Gathering Holiday Inspiration Early

As I shared in our 12 Ways to Ease into the Holidays post, it’s so much easier to get all the Christmas decorating out of the way as early as possible.

That way, you can enjoy everything the holiday season has to offer!

In creating these Christmas inspiration mood boards, I wanted to…

  • Find décor items that would be easily accessible
  • Budget friendly (although there is an expensive tree on the list because of the height)
  • Color palettes that would be simple to change out from one season to the next or reuse from year to year

Keep in mind, you might be able to find similar items during holiday event sales or by using coupons from your favorite big box stores.  Feel free to mix and match these ideas with the colors that best represent your home and budget. 

Here are a 5 Christmas Inspiration Mood Boards you can easily create at home this holiday season…

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Romantic Winter Wonderland Inspiration Mood Board

Achieve this look by choosing:

  • A flocked or frosted Christmas tree
  • White lights, at least 100 lights per vertical foot of Christmas tree
  • A soft color palette of creamy whites, pale pinks, light grays and champagnes
  • Texture: glitter, chippy wood, faux fur
  • Ruffles

Flocked Wreath

Merry Little Christmas Sign

Ruffled Tree Skirt

Glitter Crown Ornaments (available in 4 colors)

Ornament Kit

Bush and Gold Ornament Kit

Cream and Black Paper Trio

Faux Fur Pillow

Glitter Ribbon

Rose Gold Ornament Set

Faux Fur Stocking

Pink Throw

7 foot Douglas Fir Pre-Lit Flocked Tree

Coastal Christmas Inspiration Mood Board

Achieve this look by choosing:

  • White or green Christmas tree
  • White lights, at least 100 lights per vertical foot of Christmas tree
  • A Teal, silver, white, blue, gold color palette (think sand, sea, sky)
  • Texture: driftwood, jute, rope, raffia, cable knit, sea glass
  • Shells, sea life inspired ornaments
  • Map or sea life inspired wrapping paper

Teal and Silver Ornament Kit

Burlap Ribbon

Nautical Map Gift Wrap

Glass Ball with Jute Ornaments

Cable Knit Stocking

White Spruce Tree

Burlap Tree Skirt

Sea Turtle Ornament

Jellyfish Ornaments

Pom Pom Pillow Cover

Shell Ornaments

Blue and Silver Glass Ornament Set

Small Shell Wreath

Scandinavian Inspired Christmas Mood Board

Achieve this look by choosing:

  • Green Christmas tree
  • White lights or bubble lights
  • Neutral color palette with creamy whites, pale grays, greens, and browns
  • Texture: wood, wicker, linen, burlap, faux fur, cable knit, felt
  • Natural elements: pine cones, deer sheds, greenery garlands
  • Candles

Ornament Set

Wreath

Stockings

Leaf Ball Ornament

Tree Collar

7 ft Tree

Reindeer

Snowflake Ornaments

Garland

Rug

Ornament Set

Pillow

Bubble Lights 

Blue Christmas Inspiration Mood Board

Achieve this look by choosing:

  • Green or flocked Christmas tree
  • White lights, at least 100 lights per vertical foot of Christmas tree
  • A color palette of blue, white, and silver OR blue, white and gold OR blue, white, green and brown depending on the color tree you choose
  • Buffalo check, gingham, houndstooth or a soft antelope print
  • Texture: velvet, cable knit, faux fur grosgrain, mercury glass or wood
  • Floral picks such as magnolia leaves if you chose a green tree
  • Monograms
  • Ginger Jar décor

Ginger Jar Ornaments

Monogrammed Stocking

Buffalo Check Pillow Covers

Rope Ball Ornaments

100 piece blue and silver ornament set

9 ft Balsam Fir

Blue and White Teacup Ornaments

Throw

Flocked Christmas Wreath

Check Ribbon

Wood Ornament Set

Dinner Plates

Dotted Wrapping Paper

Farmhouse Christmas Inspiration Mood Board

Achieve this look by choosing:

  • A green, flocked or frosted Christmas tree
  • White lights, at least 100 lights per vertical foot of Christmas tree
  • A color palette accented with plaids, buffalo checks, gingham, houndstooth
  • Farmhouse animal ornaments
  • Texture: burlap, jute, galvanized metal, grosgrain, brown craft paper
  •  Natural elements: pine cones, natural deer sheds, greenery garlands

Farmhouse Animal Ornament Set

Plaid Tree Skirt

Cow Stocking Holder

Pine cone Wreath

Burlap Stockings

7 foot Balsam Fir Tree with Clear Lights

Dog Ornament Set

Galvanized Farmhouse Ornament Set

Christmas Pillow

Pine cone Garland

Craft Paper

Red and White Ribbon

Red and Gold Ornaments

Take the Pressure Off Holiday Decorating

I know there can sometimes feel like a lot of pressure to go all out, especially when it comes to Christmas decorating. 

My best advice when you’re getting ready to choose a color palette or theme for your holiday décor is to use what you have first. 

Then supplement with what you need by adding floral picks, bold fabrics, beautiful ribbons, and pretty packages. 

Shop the House

As I’ve shared many times, our home has very little storage space.  We’re constantly shopping seasonal sales or borrowing vintage items from my mom or aunts. 

Remember the equestrian plates I used on our Fall tablescape? I swear that tablescape would not have looked the same without those vintage plates from my aunt!

Keep in Mind

When it comes to dressing your home for the season, think about how you want your home to feel when you walk through the door.  It will help steer you in the right direction.

Particularly if you like multiple styles and are having trouble narrowing your ideas down. 

I walk into the Christmas section of big box stores, love it all and then immediately become distracted by the shiny things too!

I hope these 5 Christmas inspiration mood boards have helped.  Let us know how you plan to decorate this year! Until next time, I’ll see you on Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest.

Many blessings,

CoCo

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3 Comments

  1. CoCo – we are truly inspired by all of your gorgeous suggestions and ideas. It truly feels like Christmas has arrived early this year, and we couldn’t be happier. Much love!

    1. Thank you! It really does feel like people are in the spirit of the holidays a lot earlier this year than they have been in years past which is so exciting! We both had a wild ride with the holidays last year so I can’t wait to see what this year will bring. Big hugs and lots of love, CoCo

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