My mom's excitement around Christmas decorating rubbed off on me. Every year I get giddy when it's time to lug out the box of ornaments and garlands. That being said, our interior style tastes are pretty different and that goes for Christmas decorations too. Modern Christmas decorations are more my speed. She, on the other hand, likes her ornaments and stockings red, green, and traditional — all nice, but not my style. Please don't hunt her down and tell her that.
If you similarly prefer your place to maintain its sleek and chic aesthetic even through the holiday season, welcome. I've rounded up a nice little group of modern Christmas decorations that keep the season in mind but won't completely erase your personal design style from your home over the next month.
Modern white Christmas decorations
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The thought of a monochrome, all-white Christmas theme is pretty enticing. It's clean, crisp, and looks like Jack Frost had a career change and went into interior design. These ornaments are a good start at that aesthetic.
There are plenty of modern wreaths out there and the usual evergreen options typically fit nicely in a modern home. Still, this fluffy version is unbeatable. The soft feathers lead to a mod finish that feels original and slightly sassy.
Colorful modern Christmas decorations
You might limit how much green and red is all around your home if you like modern styles. When the hues are split up, they make for a nice pop of color. This fun candle has a mod shape and stands out without being obnoxious.
Looking for more fun wreaths that step outside of the mainstream? This one would like to introduce itself. It's quirky, weird, and colorful, but its shape and clean lines make it modern at the same time. It's a li'l retro, too.
Modern Christmas tree decor and toppers
Low-key and subtle, these lovely wooden trees look nice on top of a coffee table or bookshelf. A trio of these is perfect for people who fully steer clear of obnoxious, bright, or wildly sparkly Christmas decorations.
Your Christmas tree will likely be the center of attention during the holidays. To make it feel even more extra, a glittery starburst topper is in order. This one is stunning and beats any angel or basic star.
Modern black Christmas decorations
Talk about edgy. Black Christmas decorations are supremely modern. Most parents might faint at the thought but could you imagine a few hints of black throughout? Love.
This black and white plaid stocking is perfect for hanging on a wall or above a mantel and filling it with goodies. Dare we say it would even make a lump of coal look cute?