The jolly holidays will soon be here. So, if you haven’t already “decked the halls” of your home with yuletide cheer yet, you’re late! Just kidding! But if you’re stumped about what theme to choose this year, have we got a treat for you. We’re featuring an array of 10 different Christmas themes to consider—from rustic to modern to metallic to Nordic to retro to character-based (like the Nutcracker) and more. And each look is ready-to-buy in amazing themed collections from affiliates we love! (*this post contains affiliate links)
Theme 1: Rustic Vintage from Kirkland’s
The farmhouse look has been so popular for warming hearts and homes these past couple of years that a collection of rustic, woodland-inspired Christmas accent pieces seems only right!
Choose from these delightful rustic-style decorations available from Kirkland’s to grace your mantel, walls, holiday party table, and Christmas tree.
- Twig, Birch, and Pine Cone Christmas Tree, 27 in.
- LED Window with Wreath Wall Plaque
- Black Christmas Lantern with Ribbon Bow (set of 2)
- Red Woven Knit Cuff Christmas Stocking
- Metal Bow Merry Christmas Ornament
Theme 2: Nordic-inspired from Balsam Hill
If the Scandinavian look has caught your fancy, Balsam Hill has just the elements you need to pull it off this Christmas!
Recreate the warmth and coziness of a ski lodge on a snowy mountain with these Nordic-inspired holiday decorations.
- Mountain Chalet Wreath Foliage
- Chunky Knit Stocking
- Nordic Frost Ornament Set
- Nordic Frost Christmas Picks
- Standing Christmas Polar Bear
Theme 3: Santa’s Village from Pier1
“Ho, ho, ho!” You can almost hear that jolly laugh as you assemble a Santa’s Village right in your home with these adorable decor elements from Pier1.
From your doors to your walls to your Christmas tree, you can enjoy the magic of Santa’s Village with these decorations all season long!
- 22” Santa Belt Ornament Wreath
- North Pole Laundry 4’ Garland
- LED Light-Up Gingerbread House Pillow
- 6’ Flocked LED Pre-lit Christmas Tree
- Snowman Tree Collar
Theme 4: Metallic from Pier1
Also from Pier1, here’s a different kind of yuletide theme made magical with metallics in silver and gold with touches of crystal.
Elegant in white highlighted with gold and glitter, these decorations bring an air of glam to your home for the holidays.
- Faux Fur and Ornament 24” Wreath
- 5’ Slim White Shimmer LED Pre-lit Christmas Tree
- Crystal Snowflake Ornament Set
- Beaded Star Stocking Holder Rod
- Silver and Gold Party Crackers
Theme 5: Merry and Bright from Grandin Road
Oh, what fun! These playful takes on colorful Christmas decorations in hues of pink, red, purple, and more, available from Grandin Road, are sure to have you in high holiday spirits.
Not only are these accent pieces delightful, they’re practical, too. The lighted ones are cordless, so you can go “merry and bright” anywhere in your home!
- Merry and Bright Cordless Wreath
- Merry and Bright Hook Pillows
- Merry and Bright Ornament Collection (set of 20)
- Merry and Bright Cordless Garland
- Merry and Bright Cordless Urn Filler
Theme 6: Nutcracker Theme from Wayfair
Love a classical Christmas? Then create a decor theme based on the iconic holiday Nutcracker with these figurines from Wayfair.
The variations on the Nutcracker character are pretty amazing! So while these 5 caught our eye, do check out the entire array offered by Wayfair.
- Andover Mills Illuminated Battery-powered Nutcracker Statue
- Nutcracker Ceramic Ornament with Personalization Option
- 4-Piece Hanging Nutcracker Christmas Decorations Set
- Nutcracker Stocking
- Regal Nutcracker
Theme 7: Modern Whimsical Theme from All Modern
Want to try a more trendy, but still fun theme? See what we found at All Modern. With just a few chic elements, turn your tiny apartment into a winter wonderland.
From cute to cool, from novel to nostalgic—there’s a bit of all these in the unique finds we have here for a modern twist on your Christmas decor.
- 16” Battery-operated Ball Wreath
- White Fir Artificial Tree with Clear and White Lights
- “Santa Stop Here” Blinking Ornament
- Cool Santa Outdoor Throw Pillow
- Pom Poms Wool Felt Stocking
Theme 8: Retro Christmas Theme from Amazon
There’s nothing like a retro-inspired setting to get you all nostalgic for the “good old (holi)days.” And these delightful finds from Amazon are perfect for that!
Decor pieces like these are sure to bring back childhood memories of Christmas. Take your pick!
- Kurt Adler Coca-Cola Santa with Delivery Cart (10.5-inch, Set of 2)
- Colorful Christmas ELF Ornaments Figurines Bendable (Set of 3)
- Mini Stocking Christmas Ornament 2018 (Hallmark)
- Merry Christmas Vintage Santa and Tree 8″ Light Up Shadow Box
- Artificial Christmas Tree
Theme 9: Retro Christmas from World Market
For a slightly different—but just as sentimental—spin on a retro holiday theme, we spotted these finds on World Market. Sure to have you saying, “Remember when…?”
If these look familiar, that’s no surprise. We all probably had decorations just like them in Christmases past.
- Retro Bottlebrush Wreath with Deer
- Retro Paper Pulp Snow Family (Set of 3)
- Retro Santa Shaped Melamine Plates (Set of 4)
- Felted Wool Merry Christmas Garland
- Paper House LED Light Up Decor (Set of 2)
Theme 10: Glam Gold and White Theme from Macy’s
Similar to the metallic theme above, this Christmas decor selection from Macy’s uses a gold and white palette but in softer materials and textures.
Faux fur, feathers, and tulle provide dainty touches to these pieces, while gold sequins, paint, and glitter plus glimmering lights add holiday flair.
- Holiday Lane Ballet Ornament Collection
- 6.5” Winchester White Pine Tree with 400 Clear Lights
- Holiday Lane Light-up Snowy White Artificial Wreath
- Holiday Lane Gold Sequin Stocking
- 14” Wood Shimmer and Shine Nutcracker
Now, the challenge is which of these amazing themes to choose, right? Well, don’t keep browsing too long. Whether you choose to brave the mall or shop online in your pajamas, pick a theme and get decorating!