Here Are the Top Holiday Decor Trends for 2018

Family time is great and feasting is swell, but for us truly holiday-obsessed, decorating.Is.Everything. From eco-chic gift wrap to retro ornament rehab, here are the eight biggest holiday decor trends for 2018 (according to Pinterest search data).

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Asymmetrical Wreaths

Later, traditional circles. Holiday door swag has taken a turn for the modern, minimalist and whimsically off-balance.

Get the tutorial on Paper & Stitch

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Leaf Placecards

This season, the prettiest way to direct guests to their seat at the holiday table is with glossy green leaves inscribed with metallic paint pen.

Get the look: Rachel Carl magnolia leaf placecards  ($1.50 each)

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Temporary Tattoo Ornaments

Talk about an easy, impactful DIY: Buy a box of dollar store ornaments and dress them up with temporary tats.  

Get the tutorial on The Pretty Life Girls

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Tree Vessels

Traditional tree skirts aren’t going anywhere, but more polished and tailored alternatives—like tree collars and urns—are growing in popularity.

Get the look: Ballard Designs Toulon Urn ($97)

Marbled Ornaments

Another easy, inexpensive ornament DIY? “Marbling” a set of dime store baubles by dipping them in a nail polish and water solution. 

Watch the PureWow tutorial

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Letterboard Decor

This farmhouse staple proves endlessly versatile for the holidays: Folks are using them for festive front door greetings, holiday menu boards and more.

Get the look: Three Bomb Mom letterboard tree pop out ($22)

Zero Waste Gift Wrap

The biggest trend in gift-wrapping? Reusable, giftable paper alternatives. Think: tying your packages up in pretty scarves, tea towels and the like.

Get the PureWow Tutorial

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Glass Bottle Candleholders

Gorgeous, budget centerpiece alert: Fill empty wine and water bottles with greenery and top off with pillar candles.

Get the look: Twig & Elm glass candle holder ($20)


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From 2014-2019 Grace Beuley Hunt held the role of Home Editor covering interior design, styling, trends and more.