50+ Mesmerizing Rustic Christmas Decor Inspirations

Rustic Christmas Decor Inspirations

From Pinecone garlands to balls of jute string, we have everything you need.

There are many different ways to decorate your home at the end of the year, such as the rustic decoration for Christmas. This style has a welcoming proposal, comfortable and inspired by the atmosphere of a farm.

The rustic-style Christmas decoration has a special touch. It awakens in people a return to their origins, combining elements of country, kitsch and vintage. Furthermore, it also creates an engaging and welcoming atmosphere.

Creative rustic Christmas decor ideas

Check out, below, a creative selection of rustic decor ideas to get inspired and copy in your home.

1 – Christmas tree with checkered print

1 – Christmas tree with checkered print

Use a thick red and green plaid ribbon to wrap the Christmas pine tree. Wooden ornaments and pine cones make the tree look even more rustic.

2 – Citrus fruits

2 – Citrus fruits

Traditional Christmas balls can be replaced by citrus fruits, such as orange slices. Complete the decoration with a flasher with dim lamps.

3 – Aluminum cans

3 – Aluminum cans

Aluminium cans with pine branches form the word “JOY” on the stairs of the house. A simple, themed rustic idea that fits the family’s budget.

4 – Clay Vases

4 – Clay Vases

When it comes to decorating the outside of the house, it’s worth betting on clay pots with pine cones and red balls.

5 – Train

5 – Train

Have you ever thought about putting a toy train under the Christmas tree? This detail will leave the decor with a rustic and charming touch.

6 – Wooden boards

6 – Wooden boards

The wooden signs convey Merry Christmas messages and invoke the forest atmosphere. To make the piece, you will need wood, white acrylic paint and a brush. See step by step.

7 – Pine cone wreath

7 – Pine cone wreath

Pine cones of different sizes appear in this rustic Christmas wreath, along with paper branches and flowers.

8 – Cinnamon Candle

8 – Cinnamon Candle

Candles are essential for decorating the Christmas dinner. How about customizing them with cinnamon sticks? The result is a delicate and charming ornament.

9 – Wood Beads

9 – Wood Beads

To give the Christmas tree a rustic touch, bet on the string with wooden beads.

10 – Wooden Star

10 – Wooden Star

The five-pointed star, made with wood, is perfect to decorate any corner of the house. Here, we have a model enhanced with a jute wreath and bow.

11 – Tree with string

11 – Tree with string

The rustic Christmas decoration emphasizes organic elements, such as this tree mounted on the wall with string and red ribbons.

12 – Metal Tree Support

12 – Metal Tree Support

Rustic ornamentation is not only made with wooden items. You can replace the traditional tree skirt with a metal bracket.

13 – Vintage Labels

13 – Vintage Labels

Vintage labels give a nostalgic yet rustic feel to the Christmas pine trees. Customize these ornaments with photos and loving messages.

14 – Origami Star

14 – Origami Star

The origami star, made from a book or magazine page, is perfect for decorating a rustic Christmas tree. And best of all: the idea doesn’t weigh on the budget.

15 – Window

15 – Window

An antique window was personalized with a red ribbon bow and the word “Noel”.

16 – Staircase with Christmas decorations

16 – Staircase with Christmas decorations

In this Christmas decoration, a ladder supports various decorations, such as candles, pine cones and reindeer.

17 – Barrel

17 – Barrel

Real pine and decorated with lights placed inside a barrel.

18 – Christmas tree with branches

18 – Christmas tree with branches

Use dry branches to build a charming, rustic Christmas tree on the wall. This idea is perfect for houses and apartments with little space.

19 – Wooden bench and paper bag

19 – Wooden bench and paper bag

Place a small Christmas tree on a rustic wooden stool. Then complete the decoration of dried leaves and candles. Another element that increases rusticity is the tree’s scarf, which was lined with a paper bag.

20 – Suitcases and trunks

20 – Suitcases and trunks

To enhance the country style, it is worth betting on vintage and rustic elements, such as suitcases and trunks. Use the pieces as support for the tree.

21 – Wicker Basket

21 – Wicker Basket  
Bright and charming, the Christmas tree was mounted in a wicker basket. A handcrafted and tasteful touch.

22 – Table arrangement

22 – Table arrangement

A very easy table arrangement to make: it takes branches, pine cones, golden balls and a candle.

23 – Pine cones and branches with lights

23 – Pine cones and branches with lights

Lighted pine cones and branches can be the centrepiece of your rustic Christmas decor.

24 – Hot chocolate corner

24 – Hot chocolate corner

The wood, striped dishcloth and branches create a hot chocolate season with a Christmas look.

25 – Entry

25 – Entry

This simple and practical idea transformed the entrance to the house and will please anyone who is a fan of rustic decorations. Items such as pine, firewood and wicker basket appear in the composition.

26 – Chess Room

26 – Chess Room

To make the room look like Christmas, just wear checkered bed linen.

27 – Ball of string

27 – Ball of string

With a balloon, jute string and glitter, you make an incredible rustic ball to decorate the Christmas pine.

28 – Wooden Boxes

28 – Wooden Boxes

A very easy DIY project to carry out at home: a wooden box turned into a Christmas tree.

29 – Sign with a reindeer silhouette

29 – Sign with a reindeer silhouette

The wooden sign with a reindeer silhouette can be used to decorate the furniture in the house in the month of Christmas. The composition is even more amazing with the paper bay leaves.

30 – Mini paper Christmas tree

30 – Mini paper Christmas tree

With pieces of paper, you can structure a mini Christmas tree, which can be used to decorate the furniture or the supper table.

31 – Glass bottle cap

31 – Glass bottle cap  

The glass jar lid, which would be thrown away, was used to make a beautiful recycled ornament for the Christmas tree.

32 – Socks

32 – Socks

If you like the farmhouse atmosphere, this idea is perfect. Socks with wooden plaques were hung in the fireplace and are already waiting for Santa Claus.

33 – Kitchen

33 – Kitchen

Rustic kitchen, all decorated with pine cones and branches to celebrate Christmas.

34 – Bedroom

34 – Bedroom

Rustic, light and clean decor for the double room at Christmas.

35 – Wood and Hardware Tree

35 – Wood and Hardware Tree

Another idea is to join pieces of wood and scraps of hardware to build a Christmas tree. The result is charming and matches the outdoor area of ​​the house.

36 – Wooden candlesticks

36 – Wooden candlesticks

In this DIY project, red candles were placed on small logs to decorate the Christmas table

37 – Mini wreath with wood slices

37 – Mini wreath with wood slices

There are plenty of ideas for rustic Christmas ornaments, such as this mini wreath made with slices of wood.

38 – Mason jar

38 – Mason jar

The classic glass flask was finished with white paint and rope. It serves as a vase for pine branches.

39 – Table with the names of reindeer

39 – Table with the names of reindeer

The names of Santa’s reindeer can be part of the Christmas decor. They appear in a frame mounted on the wall.

40 – Crochet snowflakes

40 – Crochet snowflakes

Anything handcrafted is welcome in a rustic decor, such as crochet ornaments.

41 – Wood Slices

41 – Wood Slices

The wooden slices are beautiful both as a tree ornament and as party favours for guests.

42 – Cork ornament

42 – Cork ornament

Cork is a rustic material that allows you to create amazing pieces. How about this corked Christmas ornament?

43 – Ornament with branches

43 – Ornament with branches

Dry branches were used as the basis to create a mini garland. In this case, the ornament was decorated with a small jute bow.

44 – Ball with feathers

44 – Ball with feathers

Transparent Christmas ball with feathers inside. A rustic yet modern idea.

45 – Decorative Letters

45 – Decorative Letters

Decorative letters covered with white wool form the word “JOY”, which means joy. Make these handcrafted pieces to decorate the furniture in the house.

46 – Branches with photos

46 – Branches with photos

A jute-wrapped vase served as the basis for a pine branch adorned with family photos and silver balls.

47 – Red truck

47 – Red truck

The traditional little red truck, carrying a pine tree, can be the centre of the Christmas table. There is nothing more rustic and nostalgic!

48 – Burlap bag

48 – Burlap bag

Pine branches were placed inside a burlap sack. A simple suggestion that takes the farm into your home.

49 – Candle with jute

49 – Candle with jute

Pine and jute sprigs decorate the white candle, making it look rustic.

50 – Christmas Corner

50 – Christmas Corner

A rustic and totally rural corner, complete with a checkered blanket, wooden bench, lighted pine and paintings.

51 – Balls in the basket

51 - Balls in the basket

Coloured balls fill a wire basket.

52 – Napkins

52 – Napkins

A rustic and aromatic suggestion: decorate the napkins on the supper table with cinnamon sticks and sprigs of rosemary.

53 – Charming room

53 – Charming room

You can decorate by combining various elements, such as pine miniatures, wooden supports and checkered pillows. Let creativity speak louder!

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