The best Christmas decorations 2020: 14 options to deck the halls

These best Christmas decorations will make the most wonderful time of the year stylish, too.

Best Christmas Decorations
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The holidays are almost here, so now's the time to buy the best Christmas decorations. It doesn't matter if you have a sprawling home or small apartment, those small, seasonal touches are the perfect way to get yourself into the festive spirit. Once you pick up a luscious Christmas tree, the rest is up to you.  But with so many options and so little space, finding the best Christmas decorations is easier said than done.

To help, we're rounding up a few of the best Christmas decorations below. From wreaths to ornaments, to everything in between, consider this your one-stop-service for great Christmas decorations. Turns out, you're just a few clicks away from the most wonderful time of the year.

Red Berries Wreath|$149 $111.75 at West Elm

Bring the Christmas spirit to your front door with this wreath from West Elm. The green and gold feel undeniably festive, while the use of magnolia leaves keep this wreath from feeling cheesy. (Translation: This is one wreath you can keep on your door long after the holidays.) View Deal

Dear Santa Postcard Doormat|$42 at Anthropologie

Consider a festive doormat an integral part of any grand entrance. Not only can it usher in holiday cheer, but it also offers a convenient place for your guests to brush off their snowy shoes. While there are so many doormats to choose from, we love how this option from Anthropologie offers a cheeky spin on a traditional style. (Plus, it'll reassure your kids that Santa will be able to find them—even if he takes the scenic route.)View Deal

Shatterproof Christmas Ornaments Set|$8.98 at Amazon

A Christmas tree is a lot more than a holiday staple; it's an extension of your personal style. If you want to keep your setup a timeless elegance, check out these ornaments from XmasExp. Available in a handful of colors, this set hits the sweet spot between price point and affordability. Though the set is monochromatic, it features an array of different textures: A shiny ball, matte sphere, diamond orb, and interesting pumpkin-shape. That way, your tree will look orderly, not boring. Best of all? This option is made with shatterproof plastic, so you won't have to worry about them breaking between seasons.View Deal

Prextex 100-Count Clear Green Wire Christmas Light Set Christmas Decorations|$10.99 at Amazon

What's the difference between a regular tree and Christmas tree? A set of twinkly string lights. If you're looking for a classic strand that will look good with an array of ornaments, check out this option from Prextex. Comprised with 100 small lights, the versatile, white bulbs will look good on just about every tree, while the green wiring will blend in nicely with your Christmas tree. Plus, the durable construction is perfect for indoor and outdoor use. It doesn't matter if you want to dress up your Christmas tree or home's exterior, this pick will keep your space merry and bright.View Deal

White Pom Pom Tree Skirt|$89 at West Elm

Come December 25, the base of your tree will be filled with gifts for the entire family. However, that doesn't mean this otherwise bare space can't look good for the rest of the season. Bring some style to every nook of your home with West Elm's adorable tree skirt. Made with a durable wool and subtle pom-pom trim, this tree skirt is festive without being over-the-top. View Deal

Mirrored Star Topper|$59 $56 at Pottery Barn

Of course, no Christmas tree is complete without a beautiful tree topper. Anyone who wants to finish off their setup with a glitzy star will find a lot to love about this option from Pottery Barn. Inspired by the North Star, this option looks like something that would be passed down from generation to generation. However, since this tree topper is brand new, you won't have to worry about accidentally dropping it and shattering decades worth of memories in the process. 

Plus, the metal and mirror construction will reflect light, giving your space a magical holiday glow. Another perk: It also has a springy base to offer a snug fit on the top of your Christmas tree.View Deal

Light Up Birch Angel Tree Topper|$69 $65.50 at Pottery Barn

Or, if you want to give your Christmas tree a heavenly edge, consider adding this angel tree topper to your e-cart. Made out of thin slivers of birch, this option offers a modern upgrade to the classic topper style. Plus, this one is designed to shine—literally. Not only is it compatible to attach to tree light, but it also has 24 mini LED to give your tree some extra glow. View Deal

Gingerbread House Kit|$49.99 at Harry & David

If you're looking for the best Christmas decorations that appeal to all the senses, pick up Harry & David's Gingerbread House Kit. Not only is a gingerbread house kit a fun project the entire family can enjoy, but it's also a sneaky way to satisfy your Christmas craving. With pre-baked gingerbread slabs, icing, sprinkles, and various accouterments, this kit is bound to be a sweet addition to your home. View Deal

Clever Creations Store Classic King Nutcracker|$29.99 from Amazon

Ever since Tchaikovsky released "The Nutcracker" in 1892, these small wooden soldiers have been an integral part of our Christmas setup. Over a century later, nutcrackers have been reimagined to fit a range of different styles, materials, and tastes. Yet, after all these years, we still find something appealing about the classic. Thanks to Clever Creations Store, it's possible to get a great nutcracker at a fair, affordable price.View Deal

Wall Hanging Advent Calendar|$58 from Anthropologie

Count down the holidays in style with this adorable cloth advent calendar from Anthropologie. While advent calendars come in various shapes and sizes, we love how this cloth option can be easily rolled up and placed in storage. (Read: It's perfect for anyone with limited storage space.) And, since this option features no candies or small gifts, this is one advent calendar you can use for years to come. View Deal

Felt Stocking|$29.25 from West Elm

It doesn't matter if you fall on the naughty or nice list, everyone should have a Christmas stocking hung up on their mantle. (After all, where else is Santa going to put his smaller presents?) Made with a soft fleece, West Elm's stockings are a timeless classic you'll have for years to come. View Deal

Wondershop 6' Unlit Green Leaves Artificial Christmas Garland with White Berries & Pinecones|$30 from Target

Why stop with stockings? If you want to take your mantle to the next level, feast your eyes on this gorgeous garland from Target's Wondershop brand.  Made with artificial green leaves, white berries, and pinecones, this option is eye-catching without feeling over-the-top. Whether you pair it with a set of string lights or keep it solo, this garland is bound to make your hearth particularly photogenic. (Don't have a fireplace? You can always drape this on your staircase railing or window sill.)View Deal

The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition|$29.95 at Amazon

Nowadays, the Elf on the Shelf has become a lot more than a gentle reminder that Santa's elves are always watching; this modern tradition has become an integral part of your holiday decor. Once you share the story of the Elf on the Shelf, bring out the doll and switch up its position every day. From sitting cross-legged on the fireplace mantle to swinging from the chandelier, this addition will bring some Christmas magic to your home. View Deal

West Elm Light-Up Mercury Glass Christmas Trees|$21.75 at West Elm

The key to transforming any space into a winter wonderland is small thoughtful touches. Just because you've set up your tree and hung your stockings doesn't mean the decorating is done. If you want to go the extra mile, pepper your home with decorative trees, like this glass style from West Elm. This set features eight small LED lights, so they'll look festive at any time of day. View Deal

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