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Bloomington Apartment Decorating Ideas For The Holidays

You might have noticed that many holiday inspiration magazine articles showcase family-sized houses and decorations to match. So how can you find the same holiday cheer in a Bloomington apartment?

Don’t fret. There are endless fun and beautiful ways to decorate your apartment this holiday season. No matter the size of your home’s layout, you should try these Bloomington apartment decorating ideas for the holidays.

Holiday-themed furnishings in a living room area.

Replace Your Usual Home Knickknacks With Festive Items

If you don't have room for too many decorations in your Bloomington apartment, try swapping out existing accessories with more seasonal alternatives. Swap out your welcome mat with a holiday mat. Replace blankets and couch pillows with holiday-themed ones. Add festive towels to your bathroom and kitchen. Decorations don’t need to be purely ornamental. They can be functional, too!

Try Bloomington Apartment Decorating Ideas That Don’t Need Storage

If your storage or closets are full, use decorations that you don’t need to store or take up a small amount of storage space.

Live greenery and Christmas trees only last one season before getting tossed out. The same goes for gingerbread houses. Another temporary decoration is simply putting out dishes of holiday candies to decorate with and munch on until they’re gone.

Not every holiday display has to be large. Smaller decorations that pack down tightly can can still bring in the holiday spirit. Get unbreakable ornaments to minimize the need for bubblewrap. Use wall hangings, foldable cardboard or fabric decorations, window static clings, and flexible garlands that don’t take much to fit into compact containers after the new year.

A small Christmas tree and decorations.

Pick The Right-sized Christmas Tree

If you celebrate Christmas, you’ll probably get a Christmas tree. However, those full branches can overwhelm littlier apartments. Luckily, today you can find Christmas trees in a variety of sizes.

When choosing a Christmas tree, be sure to get one that fits your space and leaves room to put a tree topper on. As for circumference, narrower, smaller trees look better in smaller spaces.

If your layout is fairly tight, think about a 2-3’ tree or a novel half or corner topiary. These types of trees stand against a wall or are placed in a corner to save space.

Small holiday-themed pillow.

Be Creative with Placement

Apartments might not have the same architecture or amenities that single-family houses do. If your apartment doesn’t have a large windowsill for your menorah or a fireplace for your Christmas stockings, it’s not a huge deal. You can place standard holiday decorations in new places in your Bloomington apartment.

Menorahs are just as beautiful on a console, entertainment center, or shelf. Christmas stockings can be hung on coathooks, windowsills, or shelves. Don’t have a public-facing living room window for the Christmas tree? Place it in a bedroom window instead.

Decorate Windows Instead Of Your Yard

People enjoy outdoor holiday lights, but you might not have the option to put up your own when you’re in a Bloomington apartment. If you don’t have a yard to add lights to, then go ahead and decorate your windows.

You can wow the neighborhood with strands of lights or put green wreaths and electric candles in every window. Have the kids put together a paper snowflakes chain or set up cute holiday silhouettes peeking out. Stores have been dressing their windows for decades, so why not decorate your windows at home!

Get Ready To Celebrate The Holidays At City Flats at Renwick

Celebrate the holidays at City Flats at Renwick! You’ll love our variety of floor plans and outstanding amenities for all of the year’s celebrations. Call 812-578-7432 or click the “schedule a tour button” to connect with a Leasing Specialist to find out more touring City Flats at Renwick.

City Flats at Renwick
2652 East Cathcart St. , Ste. 100
BloomingtonIndiana 47401
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City Flats at Renwick
City Flats at Renwick is a luxury apartment community located at E Moores Pike and S Sare Rd. in Bloomington. Owned and operated by the J.C. Hart Company, City Flats at Renwick is committed to making a place our Residents can call home. We offer several different floor plans and amenities to fit any lifestyle, and our Residents love living near College Mall.
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