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Carmel Apartment Decorating Ideas For The Holidays

Perhaps you’ve noticed that many holiday inspiration Instagrams showcase large houses and big decorations. So how can you find the same effect in a Carmel apartment?

Don’t worry. There are many fun and beautiful ways to decorate your apartment for seasonal festivities. No matter the size of your home’s layout, you can try these easy Carmel apartment decorating ideas for the holidays.

Holiday-themed furnishings in a living room area.

Replace Your Usual Home Decorations With Holiday Pieces

If you don't want to add too many decorations in your Carmel apartment, try switching out existing items with more holiday-style alternatives. Switch out your doormat with a holiday mat. Swap out blankets and throw pillows with holiday-colored ones. Stock the bathroom and kitchen with seasonal hand towels. Decorations don’t have to be purely ornamental. They can be functional, too!

Try Carmel Apartment Decorating Ideas That Don’t Require Storage

If your storage or closets are full, set up decorations that don’t need storage or use very little storage space.

Natural greenery and Christmas trees have a short lifespan. The same goes for gingerbread houses. Another short-term decoration is simply setting out dishes of colorful candies to add some cheer and snack on until they’re gone.

Not every seasonal decoration has to be large. Little decorations that pack down tightly can make just as big an impact. Get unbreakable ornaments to save space on storage packing. Experiment with flat wall hangings, collapsible cardboard or fabric decorations, window static clings, and bendable garlands that easily fit into compact containers after the holiday season.

A small Christmas tree and decorations.

Get An Appropriately-sized Christmas Tree

If you celebrate Christmas, a Christmas tree is a must. However, those full piney branches can overwhelm smaller apartments. Luckily, you can easily find Christmas trees in different sizes.

When choosing a Christmas tree, try to buy one that fits your space and leaves room to put a tree topper on. As for circumference, slender, shorter trees look better in smaller spaces.

If you’re really tight on space, try a tabletop tree or a novel half or corner topiary. These types of trees butt up against your wall or in a corner to save on floor space.

Small holiday-themed pillow.

Be Creative with Placement

Apartments don’t always have the same architecture or amenities that single-family houses do. If your apartment doesn’t have a large windowsill for your menorah or a brick fireplace for your Christmas stockings, don’t worry. You can put standard holiday decorations in new locations when you live in a Carmel apartment.

Menorahs look just as beautiful on a console, desk, or shelf. Stockings can hang from coathooks, windowsills, 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 loves seeing outdoor light displays, but you may not have the option to display your own when you live in a Carmel apartment. If you don’t have personal outdoor space to add lights to, the next best thing is to decorate your windows.

You can delight the neighbors with lights strung up or hang festive wreaths and warm candles in each window. Let the kids have fun building a garland of paper snowflakes or set up popular holiday silhouettes peering out. Stores have been decorating their windows for years, so why not add some flair your windows at home!

Now You Can Celebrate The Holidays At Midtown Flats

Celebrate the holidays at Midtown Flats! You’ll love our spacious floor plans and outstanding amenities throughout the year. Call (317) 597-4596 or click the “schedule a tour button” to connect with a Leasing Specialist to find out more about our community.

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