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Carmel Apartment Decorating Ideas For The Holidays

You might have noticed that most holiday inspiration magazine articles show off large houses and big decorations. So how can you get the same effect in a Carmel apartment?

Don’t fret. There are many fun and elegant ways to decorate your apartment this holiday season. No matter the size of your apartment, you should try these Carmel apartment decorating ideas for the holidays.

Holiday-themed furnishings in a living room area.

Upgrade Your Usual Home Decorations With Holiday Pieces

If you don't want to add extra trinkets in your Carmel apartment, try replacing your current items with more holiday-style ones. Swap out your doormat with a holiday one. Replace throw blankets and throw pillows with seasonal ones. Stock the bathroom and kitchen with festive towels. Decorations don’t have to be purely ornamental. They can be practical, too!

Stick With Carmel Apartment Decorating Ideas That Don’t Need Storage

If you have limited closet space, set up decorations that you don’t need to store or take up limited storage space.

Fresh greenery and Christmas trees have a short lifespan. The same happens with gingerbread houses. Another short-term decoration is just displaying bowls of colorful candies to add some cheer and snack on until they’re all eaten.

Not every seasonal decoration needs to be large. Small decorations that store easily can still feel warm and cozy. Get ornaments that won’t break to save space on the need for bubblewrap. Try flat wall hangings, collapsible cardboard or fabric decorations, window clings, and flexible garlands that don’t take much to fit into compact containers when the season is over.

A small Christmas tree and decorations.

Choose An Appropriately-sized Christmas Tree

If you celebrate Christmas, having a Christmas tree is part of the fun. But those full piney branches can be too large for small apartments. Thankfully, you can easily find Christmas trees in different sizes.

When choosing a Christmas tree, be sure to buy one that fits your space and leaves room to put a tree topper on. As for width, thinner, shorter trees look better in smaller spaces.

If you don’t have a lot of floor space, try a 2-3’ tree or a novel half or corner tree. Half trees and corner trees fit against your wall or in a corner to save space.

Small holiday-themed pillow.

Get Creative with Placement

Apartments may not have the same architecture or amenities that single-family houses do. If your apartment doesn’t have a large windowsill for your menorah or a fireplace for your Christmas stockings, it’s not a huge deal. You can place traditional decorations in nontraditional locations when you live in a Carmel apartment.

Menorahs look just as special on a console, desk, or shelf. Christmas stockings can be hung on coathooks, door handles, or shelves. Don’t have a public-facing living room window for the Christmas tree? Put it in a bedroom or office window instead.

Decorate Windows Rather Than Your Yard

People love outdoor light displays, but you might not be able to put up your own when you’re in a Carmel apartment. When you don’t have a yard to decorate, instead you can add lights to your windows.

You can impress the neighbors with lights strung up or place festive wreaths and candles in the windows. Have the kids create a garland of paper snowflakes or set up cute holiday characters peeking out. Stores have been dressing their windows for years, so why not add some flair your windows at home!

Now You’re Ready To Enjoy The Holidays At One One Six Apartments

Celebrate the holidays at One One Six Apartments! You’ll enjoy our spacious floor plans and exceptional amenities in every season. Contact us at 317-350-1941 or click the “schedule a tour button” to talk with a Leasing Specialist to find out more about living at One One Six Apartments.

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