The holidays are here and it's time to get your home ready for the season. Whether you're hosting friends and family, or just creating a cozy space to come back to each day, decorating can make your home feel warm and festive. Below, we're sharing tips for sprucing up your space.

Be Subtle with Elegant Details

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There's no need to opt for over the top decorations. Skip the Santa statues and life size snowmen. Instead, choose simple items that add to the decor of your home. For example, some easy floral arrangements and a few ornaments on the table makes an elegant holiday centerpiece.

Celebrate with Nature

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Even in a winter wonderland, there's plenty of color to be found outside. Bring some of that color indoors to serve as Christmas decor. Berry covered branches, tall twigs wrapped in twinkle lights and placed in vases, and garlands of greenery bring in all the traditional colors. Add some festive fabrics like plaid tablecloths and red satin ribbons to finish the look.

DIY Your Decor

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Holiday decor doesn't need to be elaborate or expensive to make an impact. Try your hand at some do it yourself decorations. With plenty of wreath, centerpiece, and garland tutorials available online, you have your pick of projects. Use supplies with different textures, like burlap ribbon and wool yarn, to warm up your space for the cold months ahead.