Revealed: the 6 biggest Christmas decorating trends this year according to Pinterest

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  • From fun pineapple trees to DIY decorations, this year is all about getting hands on and trying something a little different

    Ho ho ho, it’s that time of year again! Pinterest has published its official Holiday report 2017, outlining all the biggest trends that we’re pinning and sharing this Christmas.

    The image sharing site has revealed that this year, we’re all about doing it ourselves and going alternative with our decorations. Here’s what’s trending in Christmas decor this year…

    Read more: Christmas decorating ideas to celebrate the season in style

    1. Greenery and neutral decor

    This year has been all about greenery, nature and bringing the outdoors in, and the trend isn’t about to leave anytime soon. Pins of festive foliage have rocketed, so embrace the trend and get green-fingered with these ideas:

    Branch Star of David, searches up 248 per cent

    Pinterest Christmas

    Image credit:, Pinterest

    Star wreath

    Pinterest Christmas

    Image credit: SheerLuxe, Pinterest

    2. Modern blue and white china: searches up 364 per cent

    Stick with tradition and choose a classic favourite for Hannukah celebrations.

    Pinterest Christmas

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    3. DIY decor and gift wrapping

    Get creative this Christmas with DIY decorations and wrapping paper. It’s a sure fire way to give your home a unique look that you’ll feel proud of! Why not give one of these ideas a go?

    Giant Christmas light balloons

    Pinterest Christmas

    Image credit: Living Locurto, Pinterest

    DIY eye-stamp wrapping paper: searches up 110 per cent

    Pinterest Christmas

    Image credit: caroline | burkatron DIY, Pinterest

    Glitter tags: searches up 191 per cent

    Pinterest Chirstmas

    Image credit: Dream a Little Bigger, Pinterest

    Read more: Modern Christmas decorating ideas to swoon over

    4. Eco-friendly, upcycled gift wrapping

    On a typical Christmas Day you’re bound to end up with a couple of bin bags full of wrapping paper. Avoid waste by opting for eco-friendly alternatives such as resuable pieces of material, japenese style:

    Japanese furoshiki wrapping: searches up 129 per cent

    Pinterest Christmas

    Image credit:, Pinterest

    5. Tree alternatives

    Don’t fancy a traditional tree this year? Try one of Pinterest’s most popular alternatives:

    Washi tape tree: searches up 91 per cent

    Pinterest Christmas

    Image credit:, Pinterest

    Pineapple trees

    Pinterest Christmas

    Image credit: Melinda B, Pinterest

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    6. DIY photo booths

    Set up a DIY photo booth with DIY props to capture all your favourite Christmas memories!

    Pinterest Christmas

    Image credit: MollyMooCrafts, Pinterest

    Which of these trends will you embrace this year? Let us know in the comments box below…

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