Infusing Global Flair into Your Festivities

Image of Christmas tree lit up at nighttime in Switzerland. Buildings alongside the tree are lit up with a warm glow and look welcoming and have an ambient atmosphere

With Christmas fast approaching, what better way to wow your guests this season than by incorporating global design trends into your holiday decor? Let your decorations tell your unique story. We pulled together an array of inspirations from around the world, offering you a passport to unique holiday decor inspiration.


  1. Scandinavian Simplicity:

Embrace the minimalistic elegance of Scandinavian design with its clean lines, neutral colors, and natural textures. Think white and silver ornaments paired with cozy blankets (try shopping Fabulous Furs, one of Cheryl’s favorites!)


  1. Moroccan Magic:

Transport your space to the vibrant markets of Morocco by introducing bold colors, intricate patterns, and varying fabrics and textures. Adorn your space with colorful rugs, jewel-toned ornaments, or intricately designed table lamps.


  1. Japanese Serenity:

Channel the zen, minimalistic spirit of Japan. Incorporate elements like bonsai trees, lanterns, and simple, elegant table settings for a tranquil atmosphere.


  1. Indian Festivity:

Infuse your home with the warmth and opulence of Indian design. Incorporate vibrant colors, intricate patterns, and gold accents. Incorporate elements like colorful textiles and layered textures on your tablescape.


  1. Nordic Hygge:

Embrace the Danish concept of hygge by creating a cozy and intimate atmosphere. Use warm, earthy tones, plush blankets, and soft candlelight to make your home a haven of comfort during this chilly season.


  1. South American Soiree:

Bright colors, bold patterns, and festive decorations inspired by the rich cultural traditions of countries like Mexico and Brazil will bring the energy of South American culture into your celebrations.


  1. African Heritage:

Celebrate the diverse cultures of Africa through the use of tribal prints, natural textures, and earthy tones. Consider adding handmade African ornaments and art for a unique touch.


  1. Mediterranean Elegance:

Capture the timeless beauty of the Mediterranean with a focus on rustic simplicity, terracotta hues, and coastal-inspired elements. Add touches of blue and white, reminiscent of the sea, to create a tranquil holiday oasis.


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