Christmas theme ideas 2020

Christmas theme ideas 2020

Christmas theme ideas 2020

It is close to only 9 weeks until Christmas – what a year we have all had! Today my post on Christmas theme ideas 2020 kicks off my Christmas planning series. Choosing a theme for Christmas is a great starting point to your Christmas planning as it can then help make some decisions easier like:

  • Christmas decoration choice
  • Christmas food selection
  • the type of handmade Christmas gifts I will make
  • the type of Christmas wrapping I will use

Next week’s post will take you over the Christmas planning basics and help you determine what work you have to do in the lead up to the big day.

Christmas theme ideas 2020

I have curated three themes you could potentially use for Christmas 2020. I have been curating Christmas theme ideas for many years now so have a big archive of ideas if you find these themes don’t resonate with you. You can find previous years’ Christmas theme ideas here:

Pantone Colour of the Year – Classic Blue

Classic Blue was the Pantone colour of the year for 2020 and you can see how they described the colour below – not sure that it ended up really fitting to what 2020 delivered!

Instilling calm, confidence, and connection, this enduring blue hue highlights our desire for a dependable and stable foundation on which to build as we cross the threshold into a new era.

 classic blue christmas them

This gorgeous DIY advent calendar made from ribbon and burlap would be a great project to work on with the kids. You can find step by step instructions with photos here.

Christmas theme ideas 2020 - table setting idea

Baubles don’t have to be confined to your Christmas tree! These white and blue decorated baubles look fantastic as a table decoration. See more gorgeous photos and instructions here.

table runner Christmas 2020 blue

You can buy this gorgeous rustic blue gauze table runner on Etsy in a variety of lengths, so you can get the perfect for the size of your Christmas table.

Christmas wrapping ideas 2020

This is a great way to keep the costs of wrapping paper down. Use kraft paper and tie in the classic blue Christmas theme with some ribbon. You can read more about this wrapping idea here.

Wood

A wood theme can bring a natural and environmentally friendly look to your Christmas theme in 2020.

Christmas theme ideas 2020 - wood

This clever tutorial shows you how to turn driftwood into a Christmas decoration.

Christmas wood name cards

You can order these cute round timber place cards for your Christmas table and have them personalised with your guests’ names. They are made from 3mm ply wood. If you are keen on these I would order soon as they have lead times to be able to personalise your order.

 pallet christmas tree

This DIY pallet Christmas tree can be used as an outside decoration or inside if you are looking for a minimalist Christmas tree. This post has a great step by step tutorial for you to follow if you are keen to make one.

Christmas candle holders

These stunning wooden candle holders could be the one stand out decorative item on your Christmas table. You could use it in the weeks leading up to Christmas too! The step by step tutorial on how to make these gorgeous candle holders can be found here.

Flora

As Christmas is during summertime in Australia a touch of floral can be such a lovely fresh touch.

Christmas theme ideas 2020 - flora

These Gold Macrame Ring Wreaths are a lovely modern take on the traditional wreaths. You could use fragrant foliage like eucalyptus to make it. Find the step by step instructions here.

Christmas leaf fairy lights

While not real life flora, these gorgeous green leaf fairy lights are still a great touch to add some greenery to your Christmas decorations in 2020.

Christmas flora wrapping idea 2020

I love the simplicity of these gorgeous paper bags as part of a flora based Christmas theme. Granted you may need to buy some much bigger bags for larger gifts or you could simply use kraft paper and leaves so they matched in with the theme. See full tutorial and more lovely photos here.

Christmas native flora table setting

I can totally imagine the lovely smell that would come from this native flora table centrepiece. Head here to see step by step photos and a great two minute video on how to create this Christmas table centrepiece.

Have you chosen a Christmas theme for 2020?

Comments 2

  1. These are all very lovely ideas and I love the idea of making things for the festive season but I feel that changeable themes and all of the consumerism/purchasing that goes along with it is getting a bit out of date with the climate crisis that we are all now a part of. Lets all embrace traditions and creating memories without the need to choose a new colour schemes that sees us racing off to Kmart. Lets choose things that will last a lifetime and show our kids that we don’t need to always be pursuing the new, bright and shiny, but rather the joy in continuing to use the same festive decorations each year, and reflecting on the memories of years gone past. And when we choose to add, lets choose quality things that wiliest a lifetime, and maybe even more generations to come… Because in the end, its not about the stuff is is?

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      Hi Skye,

      Thanks so much for your thoughts and I agree that running out to Kmart to buy new stuff is not a good idea. I use these themes to help me think of new ways I can repurpose what I have. I still do buy wrapping paper each year and will use that as a way to express the theme. I also deliberately chose wood and flora as themes, as these are free ways you can make your own decorations using what you have in your garden or by recycling objects like pallets, old fence pails etc that you may have at your home.

      Nic

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