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Simple Ways to Bring the Holidays into Your Apartment

apple, cinnamon sticks, and a candle

The holidays can be a busy and stressful time, but they don’t have to be! In this Crofton Village Blog post, we are sharing some simple ways you can bring the holidays into your apartment with minimal effort and time. Read on for some easy ideas!

Display Ornaments
Ornaments aren’t just for the tree! Fill a large clear vase or bowl with holiday ornaments to create a festive centerpiece in a sinch. Here are some quick and easy ornament decoration ideas from My Invisible Crown. You can use brightly colored ornaments like they did or create your own color-scheme with layers of alternating colors.

Incorporate Candy Canes
Striped red and white candy canes provide the perfect festive touch to any space or item. Make a candy cane vase or a candy cane wreath, or keep it even simpler by filling a decorative mug with candy canes and setting it out on display. You can also make these other fun candy cane crafts for all over the apartment.

Use Pinecones
There are so many ways to bring pinecones into your holiday decorating. Get some ideas from Country Living’s slideshow about 21 DIY ways to decorate with pinecones this winter. You could also try making these ombre pinecones by following the tutorial from Whimzeecal. Turn a pinecone into a mini holiday tree with help from Crafter’s Delight. The possibilities are endless!

Ribbon Wrapped Candles
Glue a ribbon in your favorite colors onto a white pillar candle for instant holiday decor and a splash of vivid color! Hardly any effort is required for these ribbon wrapped candles.

Jingle Bells
Tie jingle bells on the doorknob of your front door with some festive holiday ribbon for a quick and easy holiday decoration for all your guests to see. Every time you hear the bells jingling you will be reminded of the holidays and you will also know someone is arriving.

What other simple holiday decorating ideas do you have? Share your ideas with us in the comments! Thanks for reading our post. We hope you have fun decorating your apartment here in Crofton, MD for the holidays!