35+ of the Best After Christmas Home Decor Tips and Ideas

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Christmas is over…now what? Use these favorite after Christmas home decor tips to recover from the holiday season and keep a cozy winter!  Keep reading for ideas for everything from efficient Christmas decor storage to how to decorate for winter!

Christmas is over; what now?  If you are asking this question in regard to your after Christmas home decor, we’ve got you covered today!  With everything from organizing your Christmas decor to smart storage solutions to refreshing your home and transitioning it into a cozy winter haven, it’s all here today.

I used to get so sad about my home decor after Christmas and fall into a rut of just not really doing much with it until spring.  Even though I live in Florida, I decided to embrace some aspects of winter decorating.  Now, a bit after Christmas each year, I look forward to deep cleaning our home, reorganizing, and giving it a cozy refresh.  There are so many simple ways to transition your home from a festive Christmas look to a cozy winter style.

If you’re still enjoying your Christmas decor, awesome!  We are too, over here, actually!  So, save this blog post and pin these ideas for whenever you’re ready to prepare for Christmas decor to come down.  I promise you’ll be so glad you read this; there are so many great tips and tricks.  At the same time, there is a lot of beautiful inspiration to lift your home decor spirits following the holiday!

How do you refresh your home after Christmas?

This post has so many wonderful tips that will help you get organized after the holiday season and prepare for a cozy winter.  Best of all, there are budget-friendly ideas to help keep the cozy feelings in your home, even after the Christmas decor comes down.  Keep reading for these helpful tips:

  • How to organize Christmas decorations
  • How to organize Christmas ornaments
  • How to store fragile Christmas decorations
  • Smart storage solutions
  • Simple decor organization tools
  • Storage ideas for small spaces
  • Decluttering ideas for small homes
  • Tips to declutter and reorganize closets for optimal storage
  • How to transition home decor from Christmas to winter
  • Simple home decor accessories to use for winter
  • How to create cozy spaces in your home after Christmas
  • How to refresh your home after Christmas
  • Favorite tips for winter mantel decor after Christmas

35+ of the Best After Christmas Home Decor Tips and Ideas

After Christmas Home Decor Tip #1: Get organized.

What is the best way to organize Christmas decorations?

For me, I can be the most creative and enjoy being creative when I start with a clean, organized slate.  Rachel from The Pond’s Farmhouse is sharing some great strategies to help with your seasonal decor.

Are you needing seasonal storage ideas to help you organize your Christmas decorations? These simple tips will keep all your seasonal decor organized and you’ll know exactly where to find each item.

You can also use these tips and tweak them for every season for the optimal home decor storage and organization!

After Christmas Home Decor Tip #2: Store Christmas ornaments properly.

How do you organize Christmas ornaments?

Looking for better ways to store your Christmas tree ornaments? Stacy from Bricks and Blooms is sharing such a clever trick.  I am definitely looking to up my ornament storage game this year and this is such a brilliant idea.

Wait until you see this cool storage hack that Stacy found on Tik Tok that makes is so much easier to put your Christmas ornaments away!  Check it out HERE!

After Christmas Home Decor Tip #3: Take time to think ahead for next year.

Are you still trying to recover from the craziness of the holidays? Kim from Shiplap and Shells is giving us some motivation on this post to start now with the best preparations for next year.  Want to make next year less overwhelming?

Here are 8 ways to help you prepare for next year’s Christmas season by starting now.

After Christmas Home Decor Tip #4: Keep organization and storage simple.

What is the best way to store Christmas decorations?

Do you feel a little overwhelmed with everything there is to store away, after the holidays?  Kim from Cottage in the Mitten helps us take a breath and simplify our organization.  Sound like something you need too?

If so, here are five must haves for keeping your next holiday season organized.  Check out these simple ideas HERE!

After Christmas Home Decor Tip #5: Small spaces can still have great storage.

How do you store Christmas decorations in a small apartment?

Or any home with small storage spaces for that matter?  Thankfully, Heidi from Eleanor Rose Home has got some great ideas for us! Organizing and storing home decor can be overwhelming and challenging with the best of storage spaces, much less small spaces!  However, Heidi is showing us how to make it a lot easier!

Organizing & decluttering a home with limited storage space is easy with these 5 simple tips that anyone can use.  Get Heidi’s tips for your after Christmas home decor HERE!

Tip #6: More smart storage solutions for home decor.

After Christmas, packing up can feel overwhelming if you do not have a storage solution for your decor.  Brendt from She Gave It A Go has more smart organizational and storage ideas on THIS POST.  There are so many ways to keep your seasonal home decor stored neatly and organized for the following year, depending on the space you have available.

So why not make the storage easy, budget-friendly, and practical? Come check out these awesome ideas when storing Christmas decor.

After Christmas Home Decor Tip #7: Declutter.

Now that the holidays are over it’s time to get organized. Simply 2 Moms is giving us some great motivation and inspiration in this post.  Admittedly…I have a closet…or two…or three…that need some decluttering and better organizational strategies!

Do you have a storage closet or room that’s gotten out of control? Come see how Simply 2 Moms took an unorganized mess and created a functional and organized space.  You’ll love these tips!

After Christmas Home Decor Tip #8: Refresh your home for winter.

What type of decorations do you put up after Christmas?

Now that your Christmas decor is well-organized and neatly stored away for next year, it’s time to give your home decor a winter refresh.  Michelle from Thistle Key Lane is sharing simple ways to decorate for winter after Christmas.

You’ll love these easy tips that are sure to freshen up your home for winter after the holidays are over.  Get Michelle’s beautiful tips on THIS POST!

After Christmas Home Decor Tip #9: Create cozy winter spaces.

How do I make my house cozy after Christmas?

Now that you have Christmas all packed away for another year it’s a great time to add a few cozy touches to your spaces for the Winter season.  Jen from Cottage on Bunker Hill always has such beautiful home decor ideas and her New England cottage is the coziest setting for winter decor.  You will get some great inspiration from Jen’s post, found HERE!

Check out Jen’s easy ideas to refresh your home in January (super budget-friendly too!!)

Try these fun ideas for winter home decor after Christmas: Tip #10

How can I brighten up my house after Christmas?

If you are looking for creative ways to transition into winter decor, check out this Vintage Ski Lodge Decor Series from Ann at Dabbling and Decorating.  There are so many inspiring ideas and as always, I love Ann’s vintage and thrifted finds.  She created an amazing winter decor theme that will inspire you to beat the after Christmas home decor blues by creating your own winter style.

This beautiful post is filled with winter decorating ideas from snowshoes and old skis to how to make ice lanterns!

After Christmas Home Decor Tip #11: Create seasonal winter style.

With the holidays over, most of us want to look for cozy ways to style our home for the winter.  Tammy from White Lilac Farmhouse has 5 easy ways to refresh and transition your home after Christmas.

The winter season doesn’t have to feel bare or empty around your home.  I love these tips from Tammy to transition from Christmas to winter home decor!

After Christmas Home Decor Tip #12: Plan a simple transition from Christmas to winter home decor.

How do you transition from Christmas to winter decor?

When the Christmas decor comes down, the cozy feelings don’t have to go away!  I loved putting together this post for my favorite winter mantel decor.  You can use these tips to inspire a focal point in your own winter home decorating too.

In this post here at Robyn’s French Nest, find some tips and ideas to create simple winter decor for January. You can use these same concepts throughout your home for the winter season!

What decorations can stay up after Christmas?

I think this post has given all of us some great ideas!  Here are a few to remember:

  • Winter greenery
  • Winter-style green trees like pine or cedar
  • Fairy lights
  • Cozy candles
  • Vintage ski style accessories
  • Vintage sled
  • Snowflakes
  • Cozy textures
  • Neutral throws and pillows
  • Mirrors
  • Brass candles and objects

Are you ready for a refresh?

While I am putting away Christmas decorations, cleaning, and refreshing my home, it is also a good time to slow down and take a deep breath after the holiday hustle is behind me.  I like to take my time and just enjoy working on our home!

I hope this post gives you some motivation and inspiration to do the same during this “in between season.”


Gather inspiration from these amazing bloggers:

I am delighted to be joining some of my fellow home decor bloggers and friends today.  Even though the topic of our blogs are all similar, it’s a great example of just how many ways there are to do the same things!  

Each home and family is different.  At the same time, how we organize and function in our homes will look different.

We know that this post offers so many ideas to help you pull together what will ultimately be great organization strategies, storage solutions, and home decor transition from Christmas to winter.

I’d love for you to follow me on social media!  You can find my home decor inspiration on Instagram, Pinterestand Facebook!  











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