You may not realize, but many Christmas traditions followed in America can be traced back to the United Kingdom. Even basic Christmas traditions like exchanging gifts, putting up a Christmas tree and even hosting a mid-day dinner are gifts of England. So peeps, British up your house with these elegant and sophisticated Christmas decoration ideas inspired by the United Kingdom.
Christmas Decoration Ideas Inspired by the United Kingdom
A Regal English Christmas Decoration:
Here’s a jaw-dropping regal Christmas decoration inspired by the United Kingdom. Since the house has vintage and English touches already, it must have been pretty easy to incorporate this idea.
An Oversized Christmas Tree:
A larger than life Christmas tree, decorated with red and gold ornaments grace this magnanimous English manor. The tree topper is kept traditional and so are the gift boxes.
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White And Green:
This decoration is pretty simple, but it’s still creating a major impact. It just shows that you don’t always need to go over the top for a Christmas decoration. Just a pine leaf wreath and garland can create a stunning and eye catching look.
Place Christmas Trees In Planters:
Here’s another quintessential Christmas decoration idea used widely in the UK. It features two planter Christmas trees placed on the elegantly designed entrance. Ornaments as grouper together as grapes and hung on the door knob.
Use Citrus Ornaments:
Citrus ornaments are also incorporated widely by the British and English people. The tree is decorated with sliced orange ornaments. Even the tear drop wreath is decked with small sized ornaments. Perfect!
Evergreen Garland For The Mantel:
British and English Christmas decoration is all about elegance and sophistication. As you can see, the beautiful marble mantelpiece is decked with evergreen garland, topped with roses.
Embrace Festivity To Its Fullest:
If you’re blessed with a large mansion like the one featured here, you can decorate it in a lavish way, as seen in the picture above. The entire hallway is decorated in the brightest and most amazing way. The planter Christmas tree is also a bit unique.
Christmas Outdoor Decoration:
The outdoor of this stunning English house is decorated in a classy way with pine garland, which is royally hanging on the stairs. The planter is also filled with some pine branches and other greeneries. You can even hang a star from the door to give the festive look.
You can even use English people figurines to decorate your living room. It may surprise non-British people a bit, but in the end, everyone will appreciate it.
An English Christmas Decoration:
You know it’s an English Christmas decoration when beautiful and vintage cutleries are used for the table. The rest of the decoration is kept pretty simple, with just tealight candles.
English Bedroom Decoration:
Since plaids are favorite of English people, you can incorporate in all its glory in your bedroom decor. We love the variety of blues used in this decoration.
Dreamy Walls And Plaid Floor:
If your house also has white or cream walls, you can enhance its look by going for dark colored plaids to the floor and furnishing. The light and dark elements are complementing each other beautifully. Don’t forget the Christmas trees and its gingerbread man decoration.
Classy Table Decoration:
Plaid has been incorporated in the best way possible in this stunning table decoration. We even loved the usage of steel vessels for housing roses. And the cutlery is definitely looking unique.
Reminisce The Fall:
If you’re finding hard to part with the fall, you can use the above featured idea to decorate your mantelpiece during the holidays. The plaids have been used carefully here, not overdone. All in all, the decoration will lighten you up in the cold months of winter.
An Elegant Decoration:
An all-white theme can elevate your decoration manifolds. Just a few hints of red and gold and used in this décor, which is blending seamlessly. The pink is also bringing soft touches to the décor.
Red And White:
A simple, yet stunning décor for you to follow this Christmas. Even the black pillows are making a lovely addition.
A Silvery Affair:
If you want to give a modern and silvery look to your house, opt for this amazing idea. It looks a bit vintage, yet exudes a fancy air.
A Country Look:
This countryside decoration with everything plaids is perfect for families who’re tired of typical traditional or contemporary look.
A beautiful porch decorated along the lines of English Christmas decoration. Things are kept a bit rustic, with cane furniture and log table.
An Elaborate Mantel Décor:
If you don’t fear over the top décor, you can try this mantelpiece decoration idea. Everything is larger than life here, including the mantel rubber and wreaths.
The Dollhouse Fireplace:
This dollhouse fireplace, decorate with everything vintage and bright, will fill your house with English or British charm.
Soft Pastel Ornaments:
This beautiful, glitter coated pastel ornament will look beautiful on a flocked or white Christmas tree.
English Caroler Ornament:
How can this English caroler not be included when giving your decoration a British touch? We can guarantee you that no one in non English regions will be using this unique looking Christmas tree ornament.
Paper Wreath Ornaments:
What could be more British-y than decorating your Christmas tree with paper wreath. All you need to do is get hold of an old or vintage book and make paper rolls to make a ring as the asterisk. Cut out the angel picture from the cardboard and stick in the middle.
Cute Mini Trees:
These mini trees in pastel colors will also make a wonderful addition to your British Christmas decoration. You can use these trees to decorate your mantelpiece. Or place it in your kitchen, like the blogger has done here.
Use A Stand As The Christmas Tree:
How about using a stand to create a Christmas tree, as shown in the picture here? This idea is simply perfect for the bedroom. You can place it on the dressing table or mantelpiece. It will look great in the kitchen as well, only if you decorate it appropriately.
Go For All Pink:
Pink is one of the most beloved colors of all time. There’s always someone who incorporates this color in their Christmas decoration. Even the Santa Claus is pink. What else would a pink lover want?
A Bowl Of Ornaments:
For those who want to give a vintage touch to their décor can replicate this idea. Just fill a glass bowl with pastel colored ornaments like pink, peach or white and put them on display.
An ice Skate Filled With Flowers And Ornaments:
This is one of the easiest United Kingdom inspired Christmas decoration ideas. A skate shoe is colored white and decorated with glitters. It’s further stuffed with flowers, greens and ornaments. You can place it on your main door for maximum impact.
Nutcracker On The Entrance:
Nut crackers are used extensively in Christmas decoration by the people of the United Kingdom. So place a couple of life sized nutcrackers on the entrance and see how it brings a grin on the faces of your guests.
These unusual, but beautiful ornaments are sure to make your decoration stand out from the crowd. The crochet work is absolutely fantastic and meticulously done. It will make a great inclusion if you use these ornaments for decorating a vintage Christmas tree.
This Christmas tree is loaded with antique finished glass Christmas ornaments featuring reindeers, candles, and everyone’s favorite, Santa Claus.
A Group Of Vintage Ornaments:
Here’s not one or two, but a group of vintage ornaments you can refer to for decorating your UK Christmas tree. We particularly loved the fan Christmas tree ornament. It’s exemplary.
Carriage With Santa:
This sweet little decorative piece, featuring a picture of Santa Claus placed inside a mini carriage. Place it anywhere you like and see the magic it spreads.
Up the beauty of your Christmas tree by decorating it with pastel ornaments and pink flowers. It just won’t get prettier than this.
So these were our top 30 Christmas decorations inspired by the United Kingdom. Remember, it’s in no way necessary that you have to go for an out and out classic look to give a British look to your Christmas decoration. Feel free to go the modern route, but just ensure it goes with the theme. And don’t forget to pin these images for future use.
So readers, are you going to incorporate any of these Christmas decoration ideas inspired by the United Kingdom? Let us know what you think about it by commenting below.