The best Christmas garlands to give your fireplace a festive feel
Get your home ready for the festive with these gorgeous Christmas garland ideas
In the bitter winter months, there’s nothing quite like stepping foot inside a beautifully decorated, cosy home – and the great news is, giving your home a festive makeover doesn’t have to cost the earth.
Aside from a gorgeous Christmas wreath, a Christmas garland is one of the best decorating staples you can invest in. Whether you drape it over your fireplace, wind it up your stairs or even display it in the centre of your dining table, adding a garland to your decorations is one of the most versatile, easy – not to mention budget-friendly - ways of bringing a bit of festive spirit into your home.
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With so many different options on the market, it can be tricky to know which style of garland is best for your home. So, to make things easier, we’ve compiled a roundup of our favourite Christmas garland ideas, plus some creative ways to style them.
Keep reading to discover a selection of the best Christmas garlands for 2022, and when you’re feeling suitably inspired, don’t forget to check out our pick of the best quirky Christmas baubles too. Happy decorating!
Christmas garland ideas
Eucalyptus & White Berry Christmas Garland
If you like your Christmas decor to be understated and minimalist, this eucalyptus Christmas garland is perfect for you. Featuring a simple yet sophisticated mix of faux eucalyptus and white berries, it'll bring a festive feel to your mantlepiece without looking too fussy or garish - plus, the fairy lights will give off a gorgeous warm glow. What's not to love!
Buy Eucalyptus & White Berry Christmas Garland with Lights from Lights 4 Fun
Acorn Christmas Garland
We love the rustic farmhouse vibe this acorn Christmas garland brings to a room - the combination of mini pinecones and greenery will instantly give your fireplace a farmhouse-chic look. Style the garland as it comes if you want an 'outside-in' inspired look, or add a few of your own baubles if you want to glam it up a bit. The opportunities are endless!
Buy Acorn Christmas Garland from Lights 4 Fun
Glitter Fan Leaf Christmas Garland
What's Christmas without a bit of glitz? We love how festive the sparkly green glitter on this Amara Christmas garland looks. Its fan leaves are reminiscent of Art Deco designs making this garland a great option for an eclectic vintage or period home, but in reality, it would look good anywhere. Take cues from the styling above and team it with brightly coloured Christmas decorations, or go for a more opulent look by adding dark decor and jewel-toned accessories.
Buy Glitter Fan Leaf Christmas Garland from Amara
Vintage Ornament Christmas Garland
Handmade, life-like and packed full of vintage baubles, this Christmas garland from Etsy is a real showstopper. It'll make a striking addition to a mantlepiece, but we think it'll also make a beautiful statement at the centre of your Christmas table. Team it with thrifted vintage glassware for an effortless retro display.
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Buy Vintage Ornament Christmas Garland from Etsy
Gold Foliage Christmas Garland
If you're not sure how to decorate your home this year, you really can't go wrong with a gold scheme. Timeless, classic and oh-so-festive, a gold display over your fireplace is sure to bring a bit of Christmas spirit to even the most lacklustre of rooms! We love the combination of coordinating gold decorations in the design above - it's easy enough to replicate at home, yet it'll still wow your guests. Start by combining a gold foliage garland with metallic gold tealight holders, and finish the look with gold glittery baubles in glass hurricane vases.
Buy Gold Foliage Christmas Garland from Etsy
Pre-Lit Snow Tipped Christmas Garland
We love a pre-lit garland here at YourHomeStyle - they make decorating so much easier, plus the glow they emit really makes a difference to a room. This one from Argos is fabulous as it's super affordable, yet its snowy tipped branches and pinecones will really elevate your Christmas decor. It even has glitter running through it, so when the lights are on, it'll sparkle. How magical!
Buy Pre-Lit Snow Tipped Christmas Garland from Argos
Silver Bauble Christmas Garland with Lights
If your home is minimalist and modern, you don't want to miss this silver bauble Christmas garland. A contemporary take on traditional foliage, it combines clusters of sleek reflective baubles with simple white ornaments to make a striking garland. Wind it up your banister to give your hallway decor a wonderfully festive feel!
Buy Silver Bauble Christmas Garland with Lights from Wayfair
Classic Luxe Red And Gold Christmas Garland
Why not add a luxury look to your home with this classic red, green and gold Christmas garland? Featuring deep red roses and realistic greenery, all interspersed with classy gold dogwood accents, it's full and lush, giving it an expensive, opulent look. You can even request to have warm white lights added to the design if you wish - it's a real Christmas staple!
Buy Classic Luxe Red And Gold Christmas Garland from Not On The High Street
Copper Berry Christmas Garland with Lights
We love the earthy, neutral tones in this copper berry Christmas garland - they're understated, warming, and totally on trend! This garland has been designed to reflect traditional Nordic Christmas decorations, so it's perfect if you're a lover of laid-back Scandi style or cool Japandi looks. Wind it up your staircase to give your guests a warm festive welcome.
Buy Copper Berry Christmas Garland with Lights from Not On The High Street
Feeling inspired? Don't forget to check out our Christmas Checklist and the best reusable crackers for an eco-friendly Christmas!
Thea Jeffreys is the Digital Writer on YourHomeStyle.uk, and is passionate about all things home décor. When she’s not scouring the internet for budget-friendly homeware finds, you’ll find her writing about the latest interior trends and handy upcycling tricks.