Colorful Bohemian-Style Christmas Decorations

Go beyond typical Christmas colors and decorations; add a touch of global style with earthy linens and bold colors.
By: Camille Styles

Photo By: Buff Strickland

Photo By: Buff Strickland

Photo By: Buff Strickland

Photo By: Buff Strickland

Photo By: Buff Strickland ©Buff Strickland

Decorating the Mantel

To put a new twist on a traditional fireplace, loose-weave linen — easily found in places like the African Desert or the Mediterranean Sea — is blended with rich colors, flowing tassels and winter-white accents.

Tasseled Ornaments

Bright, colorful tassels coupled with traditional glass ornaments are an easy, fresh take on a holiday staple. Hang a few over a holiday buffet or on your Christmas tree with an assortment of candy-colored balls to mix up the traditional red and green holiday palette.

Tassel Garland

These easy-to-make multicolored tassels are a simple way to add a global-inspired touch to traditional Christmas wreaths, stockings and ornaments.

Snowy Trees

Create your own winter wonderland with these burlap and fringe-covered trees. On the mantel or a tabletop, they look like a snowy forest; up close they add an unexpected but beautiful texture to your holiday decor. Your guests never have to know how easy they are to create. Get the step-by-step instructions >>

Not the Typical Greenery

A simple twine-wrapped wreath is the perfect canvas for displaying colorful tassels. It’s simple to make it a one-of-a-kind wreath by using as many tassels as you like, and incorporating a color palette that matches your ornaments or choosing variations of white and cream for more monochromatic, understated decor. Get the step-by-step instructions >>

Textured Stocking

Update the classic stocking by crafting it out of white burlap and adding just a few tassels for a pop of color. Use a template to sew quick and easy stockings for your mantel and, for an added twist on tradition, skip the lining and add stockings to a staircase garland. Get the step-by-step instructions >>

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