Looking for sustainable, eco-friendly ways to decorate for the holidays this year? Check out the Fresh Christmas Greenery Ideas and DIY Projects.
In addition to fresh greenery, you’ll see some great faux options if you prefer to avoid the mess that can come with fresh greenery.
10 Days of Christmas Decorating Ideas
Wow, we are on Day 10! Can you believe it’s the 10th of November?
I have my tree decorated downstairs, and all the boxes are scattered around the house, but the decorating isn’t finished.
The problem is I keep thinking of projects to make. I’ll share some of those with you over the next few weeks. So stay tuned.
If you missed any of the previous 9 posts, here’s a quick recap.
- 9 DIY Christmas Decorations and More
- Best Entryways & Porches Decorated for Christmas
- 9 Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas & DIY Ideas
- 9 Inspired Christmas Table Ideas for the Holidays
- 9 Delicious Christmas Treats for the Holidays
- 9 Unique Christmas Decorations & Ideas for a Memorable 2022.
- The Best Tips for Christmas Decorating
- The Best Gift Wrapping Ideas for Christmas
- Creative Front Door Wreaths and Christmas Decor Ideas
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Eco-Friendly Fresh Christmas Greenery Ideas
I’ll be honest; I much prefer fresh greenery when possible. However, a faux tree is considered the best option when discussing sustainable Christmas decorating. The greenery that is cut but doesn’t damage or kill the tree is more eco-friendly than faux.
I use a mix of both faux and real greenery most years.
Let’s look at some of the ideas that incorporate both options.
By: Stacy Ling at Bricks N Blooms
Looking for easy outdoor planters for winter ideas? Learn how to design budget-friendly beautiful winter outdoor planters.
By: Jennifer at Cottage on Bunker Hill
These easy winter porch decorating tips will quickly turn your entranceway into a festive and welcoming entry for the entire winter season.
By: Kim at Cottage in The Mitten
Looking for some new greenery this Christmas? If you prefer faux over messy real, you want to check this out. Today, you’ll see some beautiful faux greenery & stems for you to use this holiday season.
By: Rachel at The Ponds Farmhouse
These DIY Real Cedar & Orange Topiaries are a sustainable and budget-friendly way to decorate for the Christmas season. Fill your home with the wonderful fragrance of live greenery and save money this holiday by following this easy step-by-step tutorial.
By: Robyn’s French Nest
Wondering how to decorate your mantel to last you through the season and after Christmas too? Make your winter mantel decor extra cozy with these easy decorating tips. Layers + textures + greens…the perfect combination!
By: Brendt at She Gave It A Go
Want to learn how to decorate your fireplace for winter with these essentials cozily?
Don’t miss these easy-to-put-into-play ideas.
By: Kelly at The Tattered Pew
Do you have a mantel that you need help decorating for the holidays? Check out these easy layering tips for how to add the best greenery, statement pieces, and rustic accents to your mantel or fireplace.
You will leave feeling inspired and ready to decorate.
By: KariAnne at Thistlewood Farms
Free and sustainableChristmas decorating makes me happy.
If you have pine cones in your yard? Here are 21 ways to add them to your winter greenery.
By: Anne & AnnMarie at Simply 2 Moms
Learn how to make your Christmas mantel garland look full and fluffy without breaking your budget. These easy-to-copy ideas show you how to get height and volume, starting with a cheap garland.
This method can be used for any decorating style or color scheme.
Fresh Christmas Greenery – Cedar Garland
I shared the Secret to Making Real Cedar Garland and added it to the greenhouse. Cedar will stay fresh much longer outdoors than inside with all the heat.
If you’d like to add a garland or make a wreath with natural cedar, I recommend using it on your porch railings, around the front door, or in another outdoor area. I
f you wish to bring it inside, be sure to use it in an area where it is undisturbed, and follow these tips to keep it fresh longer.
Thanks so much for hanging with me these past 10 Days! I hope you have enjoyed all the tips, instructions, and ideas.
Stay tuned for Christmas 2022 ideas!
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