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Carmel Apartment Decorating Ideas For The Holidays

You’ve probably 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.

Holiday-themed furnishings in a living room area.

Upgrade Your Current Home Accessories With Holiday Ones

If you don't have room for too many trinkets in your Carmel apartment, try swapping out your normal accessories with more festive ones. Replace your doormat with a fun one. Swap out throw blankets and couch pillows with seasonal ones. Add holiday towels to your kitchen and bathroom. Decorations don’t have to be purely aesthetic. They can be functional as well!

Use Carmel Apartment Decorating Ideas That Don’t Require Storage

If you have limited storage, 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 before getting tossed out. The same goes for gingerbread houses. Another temporary decoration is simply displaying dishes of festive candies to brighten up the space and munch on until they’re all eaten.

Not every seasonal display needs to be large. Little decorations that store easily can can still bring in the holiday spirit. Get sturdy ornaments to save space on packaging during storage. Experiment with wall hangings, collapsible cardboard or fabric decorations, window static clings, and flexible garlands that easily fit into little boxes after the new year.

A small Christmas tree and decorations.

Pick A Christmas Tree That Works In Your Apartment

If you observe Christmas, you’ll probably get a Christmas tree. However, those full branches can overwhelm small apartments. Thankfully, you can easily buy Christmas trees in different sizes.

When deciding on 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 very tight on space, consider a tabletop tree or a novel half or corner tree. Half trees and corner trees fit against a wall or in a corner to save on floor space.

Small holiday-themed pillow.

Be Creative with Placement

Apartments might not have the same architecture or amenities that single-family houses do. If you don’t have a spacious windowsill for your menorah or a brick fireplace for stockings, don’t worry. You can put traditional decorations in nontraditional locations in your Carmel apartment.

Menorahs are just as beautiful 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 Instead Of Your Yard

Everyone enjoys seeing outdoor light displays, but you may not be able to put 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 candles in every window. Have the kids create a paper snowflakes chain or set up popular holiday characters in fun places. There’s a long history of staging store windows for the holidays, 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

Come home for the holidays at The Legacy Towns and Flats! You’ll enjoy our variety of floor plans and exceptional amenities for all of the year’s celebrations. 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.

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