6 of the biggest Christmas decorating trends, according to Pinterest

Katie Avis-Riordan
Photo credit: Pinterest

From Country Living UK

Modern blue and white china, pineapple Christmas trees and DIY ornaments are just some of this year's top Christmas decorating trends.

Pinterest have published their official Holiday Report 2017, which details what's trending for the Christmas season in the UK, in terms of saves and searches.

The image sharing site is the perfect place to browse for festive inspiration. So take a look at the top trending ideas to add some Christmas magic to your home.

1. Greenery and natural décor

Bringing the outside in has been a hot trend all year, and it won't be slowing down for the festive season either. Inject some greenery into your décor and decorations, with these ideas.

Branch Star of David (+248% year on year)

Star wreath accents

2. Modern blue and white china

Follow tradition and choose this classical favourite for Hanukkah celebrations.

Modern blue and white china (+364% year on year)

3. DIY décor and gift wrapping

It's time to get creative, according to the Pinterest Christmas report. DIY decorations are all the rage this year, so why not try making some of these handmade ornaments and wrapping paper?

Giant Christmas light balloons

Crayon ornaments

DIY eye-stamp wrapping paper (+110% year on year)

Glitter tags (+191% year on year)

Dried orange slices garland

Paw-fect ornament (+55% year on year)

4. Eco-friendly, upcycled gift wrapping

Keep it eco-friendly by upcycling pretty cloth you have lying around the house to make unique gift wrapping paper.

Japanese furoshiki wrapping (+129% year on year)

5. Tree alternatives

You can have some fun with your Christmas tree this year and opt for more unusual alternatives. According to Pinterest, here are some of the most popular alternative Christmas tree trends, which take the place of last year's wood pallet tree...

Pineapple tree

The washi tape tree (+91% year on year)

6. DIY photo booth

This year, create your own homemade photo booth to capture all your favourite holiday memories.

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