Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Modern Christmas Decoration for Your Interior

Its that time of the year… Yes, it’s time to decorate for Christmas! Are you searching for a new holiday look? Or perhaps you have a large stash of decorations piled up in your closet. It’s always fun to use what you have and update it with a little something new. Today we’ve rounded up the best in modern Christmas decor for your inspiration.

From jewel-toned holiday accents to shimmering metallic touches, we’ve got a motif for every taste. Not to mention, with many gorgeous design trends on the rise, why not bring a little bit of today’s hippest decor into the mix? Enjoy browsing the pics below, and let them spark the imagination. The best thing about contemporary decorations: there are no rules! Go for what grabs you, and revel in the unique statements that result
! Rich Tones of Christmas Are you drawn to traditional shades of red, green and white? There’s nothing like the comfort of a room decked out in rich holiday tones. Even if you go with a tried and true color palette, you can always jazz it up with a bit of the unexpected. For example, bold hanging decorations take center stage in the red and white room below.
A modern look can also be evoked by unexpected colors, such as rich jewel tones that lend themselves to an opulent look! Don’t forget to incorporate metallic accents, reflective surfaces and shades of gemstones (such as dazzling amethyst)!
There’s nothing like a collection of Christmas ornaments in candy colors! Conjure the holiday magic of your childhood by displaying vibrant modern ornaments with the help of beautiful ribbon. With the right arrangement, they’ll look good enough to eat.
Don’t forget that certain complementary shades, such as peacock blue, can give your Christmas decor a vintage look. Below we see a DIY Mini Present Garland from Oh Happy Day. This charming project is worth the time and effort, especially when the results are this vibrant!
Metallic Holiday Decor. For some, color reigns at Christmas. For others, glamorous metallics set the stage for magical wintry spreads. In the next image, shades of platinum, pewter and chrome combine to create a dazzling, icy living area.
Metallic decor looks especially fetching in gray interiors. Blend silver and gold to add depth and accentuate the overall neutral look.
Don’t forget to extend the gold and silver magic to the tabletop. These shiny yet calming shades accentuate food without stealing the show. Below we see the Metallic Frost Plate and Platter Set from Crate & Barrel.
Metallic hues are an ideal backdrop for crystalline accents, such as the transparent drops that hang from the wintry branches featured in the next image. Note how the gold-trimmed mirror pops against the icy tones of the room.
Add a little light with Gold Metallic Branches from Z Gallerie. The stems are festively decorated with battery-powered LED lights that intensify the room’s holiday shine.
Don’t forget that metallic decor can set the stage for snowy accents, like this Feather Wreath from West Elm. Shimmering touches go hand in hand with fluffy details.


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