The holidays are here and once Halloween passes us by, we’ll all by looking for easy holiday decorating ideas to embellish our homes for the season. It’s fun to decorate for the occasion but it shouldn’t be overwhelming. Decking the halls with a few baubles here and there should be just enough to add sparkle to your home and still allow for plenty of time to make yourself merry with friends and family. 

With so much time spent around the dining table, why not place the focus on your pendant light fixture! String up beads, ribbons, and ornaments to accentuate your chandelier like these three different styles: one golden and glamorous from Patina Green, the next neutral and subdued by Marie Claire, and the third whimsical and wintry in a palette of silver and white found over at Real Simple.

Holiday Decorating Ideas to Add Sparkle to Your Home

Miniature trees in an enclosed forest appear more elegant under cloches and domes, like these versions by Emily Henderson. The simplest centerpiece is a grouping of shimmering ornaments piled up high in a pedestal vase, place it in the middle of your holiday table like this one at Style at Home for an easy way to add sparkle.

Holiday Window Display Idea

Holiday Dining Table in Green and Gold

Glitter and tinsel are your best friends when you crave a little sparkle, layer chip board letters from a craft store with silvery glitter for a seasonal sentiment like this swag from Better Homes & Gardens. Tie a golden glittery ribbon around silverware to make it extra special like Sugar and Cloth or arrange a simple tinsel tree inside an heirloom for a nod to the past like Adventures of Elizabeth.

Decorate Your Home for the Holidays with Glitter

These are just a few easy holiday decorating ideas, but there are many more creative ways to add sparkle to your home. How do you get your home ready for the season?

Image credits: Patina Green, Marie Claire, Real Simple, Emily Henderson, Style at Home, Better Homes & Gardens, Sugar and Cloth, The Adventures of Elizabeth