You might have noticed that many holiday inspiration photos showcase family-sized houses and oversized decorations. So how can you find the same effect in a Carmel apartment?
Don’t fret. There are plenty of festive and stylish ways to decorate your apartment this winter. No matter how large or small your apartment is, you can try these great Carmel apartment decorating ideas for the holidays.
Upgrade Your Usual Home Knickknacks With Holiday Items
If you don't want to add too many trinkets in your Carmel apartment, try swapping out your normal accessories with more holiday-style alternatives. Replace your doormat with a fun one. Swap out throw blankets and pillows on the couch with holiday-themed ones. Add seasonal towels to your kitchen and bathroom. Decorations don’t have to be purely aesthetic. They can be functional as well!
Stick With Carmel Apartment Decorating Ideas That Don’t Require Storage
If you have limited closet space, use decorations that don’t need storage or take up a small amount of storage space.
Live greenery and Christmas trees only last a few weeks. The same goes for gingerbread houses. Another temporary decoration is simply displaying dishes of holiday candies to brighten up the space and munch on until they’re all eaten.
Not every seasonal display is big and glitzy. Compact decorations that pack down tightly can can still bring in the holiday spirit. Get sturdy ornaments to save space on storage packing. Experiment with wall hangings, collapsible cardboard or fabric decorations, window static clings, and flexible garlands that are easy to fit into little boxes after the new year.
Choose A Christmas Tree That Works In Your Apartment
If you observe Christmas, you’ll probably get a Christmas tree. However, those full branches cause a problem in small apartments. Thankfully, you can easily buy 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 star on your tree. As for girth, slender, smaller trees are better in smaller places.
If you’re really tight on space, try a tabletop tree or a novel half or corner tree. Half trees and corner trees stand against a wall or in a corner to save on floor space.
Be Creative with Placement
Apartments might not have the same architecture or amenities that single-family houses do. If you don’t have a wide windowsill for your menorah or a fireplace for stockings, don’t worry. You can put traditional decorations in nontraditional locations in your Carmel apartment.
Menorahs are just as lovely on a table, entertainment center, or bookshelf. Stockings can hang from coat pegs on the wall, door handles, or shelves. Don’t have a public-facing living room window for the Christmas tree? Put it in a bedroom window instead.
Decorate Windows If You Don’t Have A Yard
Everyone enjoys seeing outdoor light displays, but you may not be able to set up your own outdoor lights when you’re in a Carmel apartment. If you don’t have a yard to add lights to, the next best thing is to add lights to your windows.
You can delight the neighbors with strands of lights or place festive wreaths and warm candles in each window. Have the kids put together a paper snowflakes chain or set up popular holiday characters in fun places. Stores have been decorating their windows for years, so why not add some festive flair your windows at home!
Now You’re Ready To Enjoy The Holidays At The Legacy Towns and Flats
Celebrate the holidays at The Legacy Towns and Flats! You’ll enjoy our variety of floor plans and outstanding amenities throughout the year. Call 317-674-1318 or click the “schedule a tour button” to connect with a Leasing Specialist to learn more touring The Legacy Towns and Flats.