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Bloomington Apartment Decorating Ideas For The Holidays

You might have noticed that many holiday inspiration Instagrams feature expansive houses and decorations to match. So how can you get the same effect in a Bloomington apartment?

Don’t fret. There are many cheery and stylish ways to decorate your apartment this winter. No matter the size of your apartment, you can try these easy Bloomington apartment decorating ideas for the holidays.

Holiday-themed furnishings in a living room area.

Replace Your Usual Home Knickknacks With Festive Pieces

If you don't want to add extra trinkets in your Bloomington apartment, try switching out your current accessories with more festive alternatives. Swap out your doormat with a fun one. Replace throw blankets and couch pillows with holiday-themed ones. Add holiday towels to your kitchen and bathroom. Decorations don’t need to be purely aesthetic. They can be functional, too!

Stick With Bloomington Apartment Decorating Ideas That Don’t Need Lots of Storage Space

If you have limited closet space, use decorations that don’t require storage or take up limited storage space.

Fresh greenery and Christmas trees have a short lifespan. The same happens with gingerbread houses. Another short-term decoration is just displaying bowls of colorful candies to brighten up the space and snack on until they’re all eaten.

Not every holiday decoration has to be large. Smaller decorations that store easily can still feel warm and cozy. Get unbreakable ornaments to minimize storage packing. Experiment with flat wall hangings, foldable cardboard or fabric decorations, window clings, and bendable garlands that don’t take much to fit into compact boxes when the season is over.

A small Christmas tree and decorations.

Get An Appropriately-sized Christmas Tree

If you celebrate Christmas, having a Christmas tree is part of the fun. However, those long piney branches cause a problem in littlier apartments. Luckily, today you can buy Christmas trees in different sizes.

When deciding on a Christmas tree, be sure to get one that is small enough to put a tree topper on. As for girth, slender, compact trees look better in smaller rooms.

If you don’t have a lot of floor space, try a 2-3’ tree or a novel half or corner tree. Half trees and corner trees butt up against your wall or are placed in a corner to make the most of your space.

Small holiday-themed pillow.

Be Creative with Placement

Apartments might not have the same architecture or amenities as single-family houses. If your apartment doesn’t have a large windowsill for your menorah or a brick fireplace for stockings, don’t worry. You can put your usual holiday decorations in unusual places in your Bloomington apartment.

Menorahs are just as lovely on a table, entertainment center, or bookshelf. Stockings can hang from coat pegs on the wall, door handles, or shelves. Don’t have a front-facing living room window for the Christmas tree? Place it in a bedroom or office window instead.

Decorate Windows Instead Of Your Yard

Everyone enjoys outdoor holiday lights, but you may not be able to put up your own when you’re in a Bloomington apartment. When you don’t have a yard to decorate, the next best thing is to decorate your windows.

You can impress the neighbors with lights strung up or hang traditional wreaths and electric candles in each window. Let the kids put together a paper snowflakes chain or set up cute holiday character figures peeking out. Stores have been staging their windows for decades, so why not decorate your windows at home!

Now You Can Celebrate The Holidays At Echo Park Bloomington Apartments

Enjoy this holiday season at Echo Park Bloomington Apartments! You’ll love our variety of floor plans and outstanding amenities throughout the year. Call 812-578-7394 or click the “schedule a tour button” to speak with a Leasing Specialist to find out more about our community.

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Echo Park Bloomington Apartments is a luxury apartment community located at E Winslow Rd and Walnut Pike in Bloomington. Operated by the J.C. Hart Company, we're dedicated to helping our Residents feel at home. We offer various floor plans and amenities to fit your lifestyle, and our Residents love living near downtown Bloomington.
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