21 Christmas Home Decor Ideas To Usher In The Ho-Ho-Holidays

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Tis’ the season to be jolly! Christmas is coming and we can’t wait to start organising year-end parties. But before that, it’s important to ensure that your home is ready for the season. And by that, we mean decorating each room of your home to create an atmosphere that sets the mood for the festivities. After all, people who give in to the holiday spirit are usually happier too! Read on to discover some of the best Christmas decoration ideas for homes in Singapore!

Christmas decoration ideas for homes in Singapore: Entrance

1. Hook on a decorative door plate

Wooden Christmas Pendant
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When it comes to Christmas decoration ideas in Singapore, the first thing you’ll need is an enticing door plate to welcome guests. We recommend putting up this Wooden Christmas Pendant (available on Turtle Singapore) which comes with a cute design of Santa Claus and his village

2. Put up a Christmas wreath on your door

Christmas Wreaths home decor in singapore
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As a representation of eternal life, Christmas wreaths are a home Christmas decor that every homeowner needs. With pretty designs featuring flowers and branches, hanging up one of these Christmas Wreaths (available on HEYUE.sg) would be a great Christmas decoration idea for Singapore homes this December! 

3. Drape some Christmas garlands over the gate

Christmas Ribbon Garlands home decor
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Looking for DIY Christmas decoration ideas for your home? We suggest draping some of these Christmas Ribbon Garlands (available on Better Life Store) on your front door or gate. You can also choose to add red ribbons to these Christmas garlands for some festive cheer. 

4. Place a Christmas floor mat by the door for more festive vibes

Christmas floor mat
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Another home Christmas decor that you need for your entrance is a festive floor mat. Choose from the best Christmas Doormats (available on Daily necessities) which come in over a dozen festive prints that will add life and personality to any home! Made of polyester, you can rest assured that these mats have anti-slip properties too. 

Christmas decoration ideas for homes in Singapore: Living room 

5. Set up a Christmas tree

JINQUANJIA Christmas Trees home decor ideas

Arguably the centrepiece of any Christmas decor in the living room, Christmas trees are a must-have! Ranging from 1.2m to 3m, choose from the many JINQUANJIA Christmas Trees (available on JINQUANJIA FURNITURE STORE) that can easily be decorated with Christmas tree ornaments. As such, this is a DIY Christmas decoration idea for your home that young kids will have fun with. Psst, don’t forget to top it off with a Christmas tree star and a Christmas tree skirt to keep the frame’s base out of sight!

6. Showcase the Christmas cards you’ve received or made

Christmas card
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A brilliant DIY Christmas decoration idea for your home would be to showcase the Christmas cards you’ve received instead of storing them away! These Christmas Greeting Cards (available on Scentedlife_SGP) can be displayed neatly on a tree or on top of a mantelpiece in your living room. Otherwise, make your own cards by following these easy Christmas card ideas!

7. Display a Christmas tapestry as the centrepiece

Ossayi Christmas Tapestry
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Ho ho ho! Nothing screams Christmas louder than this Ossayi Christmas Tapestry (available on Ossayi Official Store) which is the perfect DIY Christmas decoration idea for your living room. This Christmas tapestry works best on a wall in front of a sofa, forming the perfect winter wonderland backdrop in your home! 

8. Stay festive with a Christmas bunting

Christmas bunting
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Another DIY Christmas decoration idea for your home would be to hang the Merry Christmas Bunting (available on Cityluxe) across a wall in your living room. The red and green colour scheme of this Christmas banner allows you and your guests to further busk in the Yuletide mood joyfully! 

9. Play Santa with Christmas stockings

home decor ideas - Ossayi Christmas Stockings
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Play Santa by hanging these Ossayi Christmas Stockings (available on Ossayi Official Store) in your living room and filling it with small toys, candy and gifts for your kids! Not only do these Christmas stockings serve as a handy DIY Christmas decor in your living room, they also keep the little ones excited this holiday season too!

10. Change up your pillow cases to fit the Christmas mood

Ossayi Christmas Pillowcases
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If you’re looking for more Christmas decoration ideas in Singapore, we suggest switching the standard pillowcases on your living room couch to these Ossayi Christmas Pillowcases (available on Ossayi Official Store). Available in 20 designs, the delicate prints of reindeers and snowflakes will truly enhance the holiday mood! 

Christmas decoration ideas for homes in Singapore: Kitchen & dining room 

11. Add some Christmas cheer to your fridge doors

Ossayi Christmas Refrigerator Door Knob Covers
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Are you a proud owner of the best refrigerators in Singapore? Then these Ossayi Christmas Refrigerator Door Knob Covers (available on Ossayi Official Store) will be right up your alley as the perfect Christmas decoration idea for your home kitchen. From snowmans to elks, there are many festive designs to choose from! 

12. Cloth up your dining chairs 

Ossayi Christmas Chair Covers
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Christmas decoration ideas in Singapore can be as simple as placing some Ossayi Christmas Chair Covers (available on Ossayi Official Store) over your dining chairs! These dining chair covers set the mood for your Christmas dinners and are easy to wash thereafter thanks to their non-woven fabric. We can see why it is one of the best home Christmas decors for your dining room!

13. Lay out a merry table cloth

Ossayi Christmas Table Cloth
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You may already own the best dining tables but laying out this Ossayi Christmas Table Cloth or Ossayi Christmas Placemats (both available on Ossayi Official Store) will spice up the Christmas decor in your dining room even more. We love how this is a Christmas decoration idea for your home that transports your guests straight into wonderland! 

14. Impress your guests with adorable Christmas tableware covers

Ossayi Christmas Tableware Covers
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These cute little Ossayi Christmas Tableware Covers (available on Ossayi Official Store) caught our eye for its pretty aesthetics. As such, we think that everyone should have this home Christmas decor in their dining room. With designs ranging from Santa Claus to snowmen, your forks and spoons will always have a friend! 

15. Wrap your precious wine bottles with Christmas covers

Christmas Wine Bottle Covers decoration in singapore
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Calling all wine lovers! After stocking up on the best Christmas wines, the next step is to get these Christmas Wine Bottle Covers (available on Art of living). This Christmas decoration idea for your home is especially apt when you have guests over as it adds a nice touch of festive cheer to your dining table.

16. Light up some Christmas candles 

Ossayi Christmas Decor Candle Holders
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Baby, it’s cold outside! To stay warm, light up some Christmas candles in these Ossayi Christmas Decor Candle Holders (available on Ossayi Official Store) that come in wooden-crafted shapes of hearts, stars and pines. This candle holder is truly a warm home Christmas decoration idea for your dining room that will add a spark to your parties. 

Christmas decoration ideas for homes in Singapore: Bedroom 

17. Paint your own decorative Christmas art piece  

home decor - RUOPOTY DIY Paint By Number Canvas
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Unleash your creativity with this RUOPOTY DIY Paint By Number Canvas (available on Ruopoty Painting Official Store) and have a good year-end bonding activity with your loved ones! Featuring six different designs of snowmen, these paintings are a nice DIY home Christmas decor you can hang in your bedroom once completed. 

18. Set up a mini Christmas tree by your bedside

Ossayi Mini Christmas Tree
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It’s time to rock around your own Christmas tree! While it might seem a little extra, we think that putting up a mini Christmas Tree is a joyous DIY home Christmas decor for your bedroom. In particular, we love this Ossayi Mini Christmas Tree (available on Ossayi Official Store) which comes with LED lights, ornaments and bells

19. Go whimsical with some Christmas fairy lights 

Selens Fairy Lights christmas home decor ideas
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Other home Christmas decoration ideas for your bedroom would include setting up these elegant Selens Fairy Lights (available on Selens Official Shop) for a dazzling vibe. These fairy lights come in eight different modes and can be hung over your bed frame or on the wall. Psst, you can reuse them for weddings and birthday celebrations too! 

20. Stay cuddly with Christmas plush toys

Christmas plush toy decoration singapore
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All we want for Christmas are these super adorable Christmas Plush Toys (available on otaku.sg) to display as a Christmas decor in our bedroom! From Santa Claus to reindeers and snowmen, displaying these fluffy plush toys is a well-loved Christmas decoration idea for your home among the young and old alike. 

21. Blow up some Christmas balloons

Christmas balloons decoration singapore
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If Christmas balloons aren’t one of the best Christmas decoration ideas for your home, we don’t know what is! Amp up the DIY home Christmas decor in your bedroom with these Christmas Balloons (available on bluefish.sg). Blow up your very own candy canes and penguins – they’re simply irresistible! 

When should you start decorating your home for Christmas?

christmas decor for homes singapore
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There is no hard and fast rule on when to put up home Christmas decor. After all, different cultures, faiths, and countries celebrate the season differently, so it really is a matter of personal preference when it comes to Christmas decoration ideas for home. If Christmas comes early for you, we don’t see why you can’t deck the halls as early as June! With that said, a good rule of thumb is to do it anytime after Halloween, at the start of November.

Lovely Christmas decoration ideas in Singapore for a merry home (2023)

Now that you have all these DIY Christmas decoration ideas in the bag, it’s time to let the festivities begin. Start off by feasting on the best Christmas hams before indulging in the best log cakes that will sweeten every party. As for the gifts, follow our ultimate Christmas gift guide for helpful suggestions sorted by your budget. If not, we’re sure this list of Secret Santa gift ideas should come in handy for a Christmas gathering with your colleagues and friends. Just remember to head over to our 12.12 Birthday Sale to get more savings on your purchases!

This article was updated on 23 November 2023. Additional research done by Caryn Tan.