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What is Your Christmas Style – Classic, Whimsical or All That Glitters?

Lucy Mercer
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Holiday Style | The Home Depot's Garden Club

Do you wake up from your Thanksgiving carb coma and start pulling boxes out of decorations out of your attic? Or maybe Christmas decorating begins a little earlier, like right after the kids walk away from your house with their Halloween treats?

Whenever you decide to decorate, take a fresh approach when you know your holiday style. You may have red and green stockings hung by your chimney with care or a Griswold-worthy display populating your front lawn, but there’s always room for something more.

Christmas Style | The Home Depot's Garden Club

Classic Holiday Style

You mix family heirloom ornaments with traditional favorites and you gather the family to watch “It’s a Wonderful Life” on Christmas Eve. Your mantel is decorated with evergreen garland and your entryway is filled with red poinsettias. You have a Classic holiday style.

Classicists like live trees, available in The Home Depot Garden Center the last week of November, but consider the selection of faux trees available in-store and online. Learn all about selecting the right artificial tree for your home.

Decorate your classic tree with colorful Christmas ornaments. Hang an evergreen swag by your entryway, either live or artificial, for a new tradition in your classic style. 


Christmas Style | The Home Depot's Garden Club

Whimsical Holiday Style

If you describe the Christmas season as your chance to be a kid again, then Whimsical is you to a “C,” (for Christmas). Playful elements like inflatables and decorations like lollipop lights turn your home into a Winter Wonderland for the young and the young at heart. 


Christmas Style | The Home Depot's Garden Club

Childhood favorite cartoon characters are represented in outside yard decor and iconic snowmen. Bring the whimsical spirit to your front lawn when you flip the switch on Christmas inflatables.

Christmas ornaments, wreath and greenery by a white fireplace.

All That Glitters

If you can’t resist shiny things, then you bring bling to the holidays with glittery, sparkly style. Look for holiday ornament collections for all that glitters on your tree. Learn more about wreaths, garland and swags.


Christmas Style | The Home Depot's Garden Club

It’s a glittery, shimmery show when you add a Christmas light projector to your outdoor decor. The projector displays swirls of light, and images of snowmen and candy canes and even Star Wars characters.

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