Deck the halls (aka your bedroom) for the holidays

The most wonderful time of the year is here at last! (Sorry Turkey Day, we'll be back for you on Nov. 23—but we're entering peak Christmas season while we wait.)

Ready to kick things off? Start by decorating your bedroom, taking it from fall harvest vibes to a whimsical winter wonderland. After all, there's s(no)w place like home!

So grab your peppermint mocha, your fave ugly sweater and jump on our sleigh as we take you through this DIY decor guide...

Garland, garland and more garland!

Red and white ornament garland, $12 | Peppermint garland, $18 | Santa and reindeer pom pom garland, $10 | Iridescent snowflake garland, $9 | Reindeer and tree garland, $12

Whether the garland you choose is Santa Claus and his reindeer or just a sprig of blue spruce, there are so many different options to choose from. 

Draping garland on your walls is a simple and affordable way to bring the holiday vibe to your bedroom. (Pro tip: Use a Command hook to secure it.) There are also plenty of DIY ideas out there, our fave being a dried orange garland.


Winter scene holiday flannel sheet set, $35 | Comet and Cupid quilt, $70 | Candy cane pillow, $60 | Winter wonderland flannel duvet cover, $100 | Gingerbread pillow, $24

Our fave place to be during a cold winter? Under our covers! 

You're at your warmest when you're cuddled up in your bed. So why not make it an aesthetic experience every sleep? Fun throw pillows add another dimension to typical bedding and create the comfiest of Christmas feelings.

Scented candles

Tis the season, $27 | Christmas cookie, $17 | Balsam fir, $8 | Under the mistletoe, $13 

Who says only your kitchen can smell like sugar cookies? 

While candles are more about the atmosphere they create than their appearance, these pretty packages also create a festive environment. Which scent will you go for: balsam fir, apple or Christmas cookies? 

Mini Christmas tree

Green fir Christmas tree, $42 | Christmas tabletop tree, $18 | Champagne gold tinsel tree, $10 | Striped ribbon tree, $15

Ready to rock around the Christmas tree?

No matter how much or how little space you have, you can always incorporate a tabletop tree. Whether you go for the traditional style or more of a modern take on the holidays, adding a tree is pretty much non-negotiable.

Jingle bells

Metal tri color bell, $34 | White bird bell, $12 | Red jingle bells, $12 | Silver jingle bells, $18 | Metal gold snowflake bells, $48

Now the jingle hop has begun! Hang jingle bells on your door and be enchanted with the sounds of the season as you walk through your space.

More winter content this way:
❄️ Winter themed PJs we're *living* for
❄️Winter makeup looks to try this week
❄️Winter wonderland mani (in ombre glitter, of course)

Follow us on Pinterest for even more room inspo @girlslifemag!

Top image: @harlequinhall
Slider image: @heatherbuglane


by Karigan Wright | 11/8/2023