How to Style Your Home After Your Favorite Christmas Movie

Holiday How To's

Looking to emulate the holiday home from your favorite movies? I mean, who doesn’t want a picturesque home for the Christmas season? We’re here to ensure that this is the year you finally break out your fabulous, festive, designing dreams without breaking your bank. So, let’s dive in and see just how easy it is to transform your home into a joyful treat with our simple how-to-guide.

We’ll plunge into all the crazy Christmas looks plucked from some of our favorite flicks. So, grab some popcorn and rest easy knowing we did the homework for you. Let’s see how to get these movie-inspired holiday looks into your home. We'll be updating this blog post every day this week with a new movie set!

ELF

Who isn’t in love with the iconic, children’s book inspired sets of Elf? Here’s what you need to construct your own version of Santa’s workshop in the North Pole. Make Buddy proud!

  • White, white, and more white
  • Add some red and grey accents 
  • Let your inner child shine with the home-made decorations.
  • Don’t worry about anything looking too perfect or fancy. This is a playful holiday look.
  • This look is perfect for the modern farmhouse home!
  • Simple color pops
  • Hang twinkle lights
  • Have fun with your friends or family making your own home-made snowflakes!
  • Fill mason jars with the four elf food groups: candy, candy canes, candy corn, and syrups
  • Other jars can hold Buddy’s favorite snack, cottons balls!
  • Don’t worry if you don’t have the perfect furniture set up. We have so many craft ideas to bring the look to life!

Colors to keep in mind:

  • White
  • Grey
  • Green
  • Red

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Ladder Shelf 

Narnia Inspired Frosty White Christmas

Are you dreaming of a white Christmas? Here’s how to get that icy glam. Your home will transform into an ice palace in no time and you’ll have your guests wondering if they are in your house or tumbled through a magical wardrobe.

  • Silver, silver, and more silver
  • Anything white and pale grey will do
  • Bring out your best glass or crystal wear
  • Twinkling lights due well, but keep them white
  • Mason jars can be frosted with white spray paint
  • Find some local vegetation, such as twigs
  • Make everything chrome if you can

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Gwen Fretwork Accent Table

Alissa Coffee Table

DIY Christmas Wreath

 

Nightmare Before Christmas

Festive meets spooky with this animated inspired aesthetic. Bring Tim Burton’s twisty world to life by meshing your favorite Christmas and Halloween decor into a holiday smoothie. This is the easiest look to pull off as it’s not restricted or limited. Anything dark and spooky will do, as will anything that remotely hints at candy or Santa. See just how creative you can get! But, in case you want some direction, here’s what you’ll need:

  • Pumpkins (faux or real)
  • Candles (either holiday)
  • Paper cut-outs (bats or Reindeer)
  • Candies
  • Christmas décor
  • Santa figurines
  • Spooky skeletons
  • Big cartoonish present boxes

Colors to keep in mind:

  • Red
  • Black
  • Orange
  • White
  • Purple

 

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Round C Table

 

Harry Potter

Accio sparkles! Invite the warmth of the Gryffindor common room into your home with magical, shimmering ribbons and golden tinsel. Everyone will think Hagrid himself provided you with a magical Christmas tree. Here's some things to look for:

  • Chocolate gold coins
  • Holiday flowers and berries
  • Faux-gold plates (can just be a cute paper party set)
  • Home-made paper parcels/ letters to show off your acceptance into Hogwarts.
  • Red scarves, or any other house color will do
  • DIY ornaments
  • Instead of a star on top of your tree, put Hedwig there instead! Just find a cute, plush-stuffed owl toy.
  • Goblets to hold your finest chocolate frogs and every-flavored beans
  • Glowing candles

Colors to keep in mind:

  • Forbidden forest green
  • Goblin golds, very sparkly
  • Brawny browns
  • Crimson red

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Caroline Geometric Nesting Tables 

Simple Groove Door Console


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