It’s the holiday season and time to start decorating! What theme are you going with this year? How about Rustic! A rustic feeling to your Christmas decorating will bring tons of charm and warmth to your house and your guests are sure to love it! So here is a beautiful compilation of rustic Christmas decoration ideas that are sure to inspire you and get you started on your decorating.
Rustic Christmas Decoration Ideas
1. Winter Luminaries
Candles are a must over the holidays and these rustic pinecone mason jars make the perfect candle-holder. The snowy touch makes the candles feel even warmer and brighter. This also happens to be a DIY project, so check out the instructions on how to make your own here.
2. Rustic Door Decor
I love this rustic door‘s dark color with a deep green overtop. Adding some beautiful fluffy wreaths to your front door is a beautiful way to decorate. Not to mention the lovely crates holding small Christmas trees to frame the door.
3. Hot Chocolate Bar
This is such an amazing and creative idea! I love it! Hot chocolate is a must for me during the holidays. It’s the perfect way to warm up after coming inside from the cold, and the best drink to sip as you watch a movie or read a book by the fireplace.
4. Ski Decoration
Some old wooden skis, a green Christmas wreath, and some beautiful large pinecones make the perfect decoration! These skis have a lovely wintery and rustic feel to them.
5. Cinnamon Linen Wraps
A beautiful way to decorate your dinner table linens. Some old twine, an aromatic cinnamon stick, and some greenery from outside, and you’ve got yourself a lovely home.
6. Personalized Knit Stockings
I love these long rustic-colored stockings to hang by the fireplace. The addition of getting your name on it adds another little-personalized touch. Next to the cute reindeer, vintage lanterns and rustic pinecones, these stockings are wonderful.
7. Wooden DIY Reindeers
The cutest little Christmas reindeer you’ve ever seen! Just look at that tiny one! Almost too adorable to decorate your mantel with or hide in the corners of shelves and next to fireplaces. These tiny reindeer would look great anywhere in the house!
8. Winter Pillow
A beautiful pillow to decorate your loveseats and beds. This subtle, simple, and beautiful pillow is a great way to add a Christmas touch to your home.
9. Tin Star Wreath
These adorable tin stars are so easy to make! You could even cut up an old pop can and cut out the stars (be very careful when handling tin as it is very sharp) or you could easily buy them. Adding them to a wreath is a great idea.
10. Holiday Mason Jars
An old wooden drawer just happens to be the perfect rustic holder for these beautifully painted mason jars. Decorated with snowy branches, red berries, and greenery.
12. Wood Slice Ornaments
This wood slice ornament has a unique rustic charm with the image of the bear. The woodburning creates a lovely texture and color to the wood and this is sure to look good hanging from your tree.
13. Rustic Christmas Tree
Another amazing wooden project that also happens to be a DIY project. You can learn how to make this beautiful wooden Christmas tree to add to your home here. Perfect for small apartments and tiny homes.
14. Embroidery Hoop Trees
I love these adorable homemade embroidered Christmas trees. The circle frames look lovely against the wall and their simplicity is gorgeous.
15. Plaid Stockings
Nothing says a rustic Christmas like plaid! It reminds me so much of being out in the cabin and cozying up in my warm plaid sweater. These stockings will be a hit this Christmas!
16. Upcycled Window Frame
If you’re looking for a unique way to add some rustic charm to your house why not paint up an old window frame and add some lights! This is an awesome way to add some rustic charm and festivity to your house. Dress it up any way you like with wreaths, lights, or stockings!
17. Sleeping Bag Tree Box
Get creative on where you can add splashes of plaid or color to your house this year. Some large red plaid beneath the Christmas tree in a wooden box is an awesome alternative to the regular tree skirt.
18. Barn Wood Wreath Holder
Got some old barn wood laying around? Here is a great example of how you can use it to add some rustic charm to your Christmas home this year. Simply hammer on a nail and its the perfect place for a wreath or stocking!
20. Festive Coat Space
I love what they have done with their coat/shoe closet! It looks so cheerful and bright. The old tin farm signs, plaid accents, and fake wood log pillows make this feel like a true holiday farmhouse.
21. Christmas Tree Hat Topper
An old plaid winter hat makes an excellent Christmas tree topper. It has a funny charm to it that will surely be mentioned by visiting guests. Do something fun this year and come up with a creative tree topper!
22. Vintage Nutcrackers
Check out this amazing display of old signs, tiny sleds, and vintage nutcrackers! It has such a warm feeling to it, you may never want to go outside!
23. Ladder Stocking Holder
Now here is a great idea on where to hang your stockings if your home is missing a fireplace. An old wooden ladder will do just the trick and will look great amongst your rustic decor.
24. Sleigh Shelf
Absolutely one of my favorite holiday rustic decor ideas! An old vintage sled hung up to act as a shelving unit! This is creative and could be useful for any room in your house. The added greenery and ornament are optional but in my opinion definitely worth it!
25. Burlap Tiny Trees
I love the look of these “miniature” Christmas trees all wrapped in a beautiful burlap and then decorated with fake snow. Alongside the warmth of the white candles, this is a simple yet elegant decoration idea for your home this year.
26. Festive Signs
I love the look of signs pointing each and every direction making you feel like there’s something festive around every corner! These signs look like they’ve been taken right off the ski hill with their aged look and worn colors.
27. Old Tin Tree Holder
Now here is a cool way to upcycle and reuse those old cans you got laying around. You can really be creative with what you want to use to hold your small Christmas tree. Old Milk Tins, watering cans, you name it! It really gives an old rustic feeling to the place.
28. DIY Woodland Sign
This sign (believe it or not) is actually a DIY project and you can make it yourself! It’s a lot easier than it looks to make plus it will look lovely as a decoration in your home this year.
29. Wood Log Centerpiece
A rustic centerpiece that includes the outdoors inside. Sliced up logs, some moss, and pinecones make a wonderful table setting centerpiece that will definitely have your guests talking.
30. Christmas Coffee Table
Now if this doesn’t scream rustic, I don’t know what does! This foldable coffee table/breakfast tray is so lovely to look at. It has so much charm and not to mention it’s incredibly useful! I love that it’s very subtle and could probably be used all-year round!
31. Toolbox Shelf
Another AMAZINGLY creative idea!! An old toolbox turned sideways and used as a shelving unit to hold your hot cocoa mugs, wreaths, and Christmas napkins.
32. Rustic Christmas Tree
Everything about this tree is charming, rustic, and warm. The kitchenware and odd-items hanging from the branches, the old wooden crate as it’s base, and the used barn tools decorating it underneath.
33. Christmas Wall Art
Another lovely rustic wooden sign that spread good cheer. The dark wood with the peaceful white message gives a rich feeling to this sign and is a perfect decoration to hang up on your walls this year.
34. Faux Christmas Presents
These faux Christmas presents make such a lovely and charming decoration to stick anywhere in your home. Although, the kids might not like that they’re fake…
35. Vintage Bird Ornaments
I absolutely ADORE these vintage bird ornaments. They have such a classic and rustic charm to them and are perfect for the nature enthusiast.
36. Minimalist Tree
The simplicity and charm of this rustic decoration are definitely eye-catching. It looks like it came straight out of a Dr. Seuss movie. It’s minimal, it’s natural, it’s rustic!
So now you’re ready to start decorating your house! A rustic Christmas home is charming, classy, and warm. Your friends are sure to want to have all the Christmas events and parties at your house this year after you’re done decorating! Which was your favorite rustic Christmas decoration?