If you love decorating for the holidays, but the idea of fitting an 8-foot tree in your tiny apartment seems more fantastic than a visit from Santa, these ideas for holiday decorations with a small footprint might be just the thing.
Scroll through to see our ideas — and then share yours below!
With all these beautiful wreaths, you may not miss a tree. They look especially beautiful suspended from a branch, like on the April and May blog, and they don't take up a single inch of floor space.
Twinkle lights hung from the ceiling and around doorways are perfect when space is at a premium. Hang them on your walls or drape them on things you already have for a festive, bright touch that takes up virtually no space. From Livet Hemma.
No room for a tree? A little tabletop vignette with candles and greenery is appropriately festive. From Weekday Carnival.
Mistletoe is a Christmas classic that doesn't take up any space at all. All you need is a doorway (or ceiling). Image from Femina.
I love the idea of leaning a wreath on a bar cart (or bookcase or dresser). No hanging required. Spotted on Design*Sponge.
With slightly larger branches, you can even add ornaments. Image from House to Home.
Adding a festive touch can be as simple as drapingp a garland around a mirror or doorway. Image from Bo Bedre.
A myriad of gold ornaments hanging from a chandelier can brighten up a small space. From Bower Power.
And finally, if you haven't got a chandelier at all — why not just hang something from the ceiling? Think of it as a sort of upside-down Christmas tree. From Redbook.
Re-edited from a post originally published 12.1.15-AH