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Indianapolis Apartment Decorating Ideas For The Holidays

You might have noticed that many holiday inspiration spreads showcase family-sized houses and big decorations. So what’s a Indianapolis apartment dweller to do if you don't live in a big space?

Never fear. There are plenty of festive and elegant ways to decorate your apartment for seasonal festivities. No matter how large or small your apartment is, you can try these Indianapolis apartment decorating ideas for the holidays.

Holiday-themed furnishings in a living room area.

Upgrade Your Current Home Decorations With Holiday Pieces

If you don't like having extra decorations in your Indianapolis apartment, try swapping out your current accessories with more festive alternatives. Swap out your doormat with a fun mat. Swap out throw blankets and couch pillows with holiday-themed ones. Stock the bathroom and kitchen with festive hand towels. Decorations don’t have to be purely aesthetic. They can be functional, too!

Stick With Indianapolis Apartment Decorating Ideas That Don’t Take Up Storage Space

If you have limited closet space, use decorations that don’t need storage or take up very little storage space.

Natural greenery and Christmas trees only last a few weeks. Likewise with gingerbread houses. Another temporary decoration is just setting out bowls of colorful candies to brighten up the space and munch on until they’re gone.

Not every seasonal decoration is big and glitzy. Compact decorations that are easy to store can can still bring in the holiday spirit. Buy unbreakable ornaments to save space on packaging during storage. Experiment with flat wall hangings, collapsible cardboard or fabric decorations, window clings, and flexible garlands that are easy to fit into compact containers after the holidays.

A small Christmas tree and decorations.

Get The Right-sized Christmas Tree

If you celebrate Christmas, you’ll probably get a Christmas tree. However, those full branches can overwhelm littlier apartments. Luckily, it’s easy to find Christmas trees in many different sizes.

When choosing a Christmas tree, be sure to get one that fits your space and leaves room to put a star on your tree. As for circumference, narrower, shorter trees look better in smaller spaces.

If you’re really tight on space, consider a table tree or a novel half or corner tree. These types of trees stand against your wall or in a corner to save space.

Small holiday-themed pillow.

Place Your Items In New Places

Apartments don’t always have the same architecture or amenities as single-family houses. If your apartment doesn’t have a large windowsill for your menorah or a standard fireplace for stockings, it’s not a huge deal. You can place traditional decorations in nontraditional places in your Indianapolis apartment.

Menorahs are just as special on a console, entertainment center, or bookshelf. Stockings can be hung on coathooks, windowsills, or shelves. Don’t have a public-facing living room window for the Christmas tree? Place it in a bedroom window instead.

Decorate Windows Instead Of Your Yard

Everyone loves walking by outdoor light displays, but you might not have the option to put up your own when you’re in a Indianapolis apartment. When you don’t have personal outdoor space to decorate, the next best thing is to decorate your windows.

You can wow the neighborhood with lights or put traditional wreaths and candles in every window. Let each member of the family create a paper snowflakes chain or set up tiny holiday character figures peering out. There’s a long history of staging store windows for the holidays, so why not add some festive flair your windows at home!

Get Ready To Enjoy The Holidays At StoneBridge Luxury Apartment Homes

Enjoy this holiday season at StoneBridge Luxury Apartment Homes! You’ll enjoy our variety of floor plans and outstanding amenities in every season. Contact us at 317-743-3314 or click the “schedule a tour button” to connect with a Leasing Specialist to learn more touring StoneBridge Luxury Apartment Homes.

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