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Our holiday flights are booked, our wishlists are shipshape, and we’re already dreaming of the Instagrams we’ll post in our sparkly New Year’s Eve outfits. The only thing left on the agenda? Making our homes feel as holiday-ready as we do—meaning it’s time to start brainstorming holiday decor ideas.
In the past, we’ve turned to Pinterest. But we’ve found these DIYs rarely deliver on their promises to be “easy” or “quick”—and those are the ones we actually get around the attempting. The rest remain on our to-do lists, where they sit in DIY purgatory for, well, ever. (Because, seriously, who has time to craft a bunch of DIYs between Thanksgiving and the first day of December?)
This year, we’re opting for a different approach: We’re shopping our holiday decor. At least this way it’ll get done—and we can rest assured knowing it’ll be cute. No more Pinterest fails for us—just sleek, sparkly home decor, covering every corner of our apartments from now until December 26.
Ahead, you’ll find 23 holiday decor ideas you can shop instantly—and obtain within a few days. In no time, your home will be transformed from banality to festivity.
So light those candles, bring out those blankets and flip on Michael Buble’s Christmas album—it’s beginning to look a lot like the holidays in both our hearts and our shopping carts. And soon, it’ll look that way in our homes, too.
North Pole Stocking, $38 at Anthropologie
Why shouldn’t your stocking be as cozy as your go-to faux fur coat?
Metal Star Banner, $18 at Urban Outfitters
Holiday decor that’ll look great, even if you never manage to take it down.
Mini Star Tree Topper, $24 at Anthropologie
Because everyone deserves a sparkly, bright pink tree topper.
White Tree Candle, $9.95 – $34.95 at Crate and Barrel
Candles that double as decor? Yes, please.
Tasseled Geode Ornament, $18 at Anthropologie
Ornaments so cute you’ll be looking for excuses to repurpose them long after the holidays have come and gone.
Roland Pine Potpourri, $32 at Anthropologie
Festive potpourri is an easy way to dress up your bathroom—plus, it’ll keep your place smelling great.
Rewined Barrel Candles, $32 at West Elm
These will fit right into any rustic holiday aesthetic, and they’ll dress up your space for months to come.
Iridescent Glass Ornament String Lights, $18.74 at World Market
Swap your regular string lights for festive string lights (but not super obvious ones).
Farmhouse Pottery Evergreen Tree, $36 – $48 at Anthropologie
Whether your aesthetic is minimal, rustic or bohemian, these wooden trees will fit right in.
Miniature Glittered Ornaments (Set of 25), $12 at Anthropologie
Twenty-five glittery ornaments for just $12? We’ll take five boxes, please.
Sea Fan Spray, $28 at Anthropologie
Who needs real flowers when you can fill your vases with these glittery branches, instead?
Silver Mercury Pillar Candleholder, $14.99 – $17.99 at World Market
You’ve gotta put those holiday candles somewhere.
Mini USB Palm Tree, $18 at Urban Outfitters
Kitschy-chic is totally a thing.
Rustic Holiday Candles, $20 at Etsy
The perfect complement to any evergreen centerpieces you have on hand.
Galvanized Ornament Tree, $24 at Pottery Barn
Small space? This metal tree should fit in any corner.
Bubbled Silver Glass Candle Holders, $9.95 – $29.95 at Crate and Barrel
The more candles, the merrier, y’all.
Small White Flecked Sugar Pinecones, $14.95 at Crate and Barrel
Put these anywhere to give your home a snow-dusted, nature-friendly feel.
Flowering Bough Candelabra, $88 at Anthropologie
Consider this your excuse to buy literally all the tall candles you’ve been eyeing.
Drift White Ceramic Trees, $14.95 – $29.95 at CB2
You could make a straight-up forest using only these sleek, minimalist trees.
Pink Mercury Glass Votive Candleholders (Set of 5), $19.95 at World Market
Who said your holiday palette couldn’t be millennial-pink-friendly?
Beaded Decorative Tree, $68 at Anthropologie
For the person who loves winter trees so much they want one in their home.
Treasured Tassel Stocking, $48 at Anthropologie
A kitschy-cute stocking for a kitschy-cute home.
Glittered Paper Fan, $3 – $9 at Anthropologie
Because glitter’s more fun when rendered in color.
A version of this story was originally published in October 2016.