During this time of the year, you will see elaborate decorations of different kinds. It could be in homes, offices, shops, streets, schools, malls, hotel rooms, restaurants… virtually everywhere you go. Floral decorations are quite popular; with traditional Christmas flowers and plants such as Poinsettia, Christmas cactus, holly, ivy, roses, mistletoe and others being used.
Floral designers have also come up with contemporary additions which give the traditional christmas decoration styles an even more novel, artistic and beautiful look. We have listed 20 stunning and inspiring Christmas and New Year’s arrangements, some from the past and some recent ones. Enjoy.
20 inspiring Christmas decorations
This beautiful Christmas hand tied bouquet was created by talented floral designer Ivvo Markou. It is an ideal gift to a loved one during this season. Ivvo uses Porta Nova Red Naomi roses in this creation.
This creation is a beautiful mash of nature, with roses, berries, greenery and a natural rustic base that brings out the unique aesthetic touch.
This design by Russian florists Floral Design Studio was done to bring out a New Year's look for their client Mon Plaisir, DEKAPT, Ermenegildo Zegna boutiques gallery. The complex composition includes candles and a look that matched the boutique's interior. The base is creative and gives it an amazing a natural look.
Poinsettia is a beautiful red traditional Christmas flowering plant that lasts through the season. Legend has it that a young poor girl wanted to present a gift to baby Jesus. An angel came to her and told her to gather weeds and place them at the Church's alter. As soon as she did this, it is said that the twigs and weeds transformed into striking red poinsettias.
This Christmas piece by Marina Charitopoulou Design was done for one of their corporate clients. They used red amaryllis, ilex berries, birch branches, moss and red cones. These will look even better when the amaryllis start to open!
Belgian floral designer Stef Adriaenssens made this mega creation during an event in the past. He predominantly used the beautiful and large Porta Nova Red Naomi! roses. Not only is this a captivating work of floristry but also explosively captures the spirit of Christmas. The design in sparkly green and velvety red invokes the thoughts of Christmas trees gliding in the air, in what is seemingly an X-mas fantasy land.
An amazing mix of Christmas traditional colors of red and green complete with candles.. and of course a rich dash poinsettia magic.
A good shift from the traditional Christmas red and green. Introduce this rustic yet elegant look to any holiday table with wool, knits, fresh greens and tons of woodsy texture and you will achieve the intended purpose.
Every year, floral designer Daniel Santamaria of Floristik Projekt in Hamburg Germany holds a special floral exhibition in his studio to mark the beginning of the festive period. This is part of what he had done in 2013 when the shop was also celebrating its 10 year anniversary. Daniel and his team went all out in creating a splend
Hotels pull all stops to bring out the Christmas look. Beverly Hilton's holiday displays in 2011 were a beautiful fusion between classic and modern styles.
American based florists, 'Design With Art' designed this corporate christmas setting for one of their clients in Miami.
Exquisite hotels ensure that their guests enjoy a memorable Christmas feeling. A good example is this beautiful design at Shelbourne Dublin with tree and floral arrangements in their rooms done by the inhouse florist
Floral designer J, recently showcased how quickly and easily one can make Christmas Arrangements with the Pre-Greened Christmas Collection from Continental Floral Greens. This is one among 5 different arrangements J created in less than 5 minutes using the different styles offered this Christmas by Continental.
It is traditional to use wreaths as main household ornaments during the christmas season. Wreaths are mainly created using an assortment of flowers, leaves, twigs and other materials in its ring structure. This beautiful Christmas wreath arrangement was done recently by Master Florist Zita Elze
This arrangement is simple and classy with fir leaves, pine cones, some white lace and other materials. This makes for an amazingly beautiful Christmas Table Center Piece.
This mantelpiece decoration highlited by Interflora UK features spruce and red roses, as well as bundles of cinnamon for a seasonal scent. Ivy, holly, roses and ribbon can be used to create texture and interest. The reds and greens above match the colour of the table setting perfectly.
This 2011 arrangement had red flowers mixed in with greenery. This and the little plaid box were the only things on the table that were in red and green Christmas colors, but the whole table brought out a rich Christmassy aura.
An outdoor Christmas dinner setting is never a bad idea when you are having a number of guests coming over. If the weather allows, this arrangement makes for a memorable Christmas get together.
There is a new trend where people are using flowers to decorate their Christmas trees. This 'tree' comprising of red, green and cream poinsettias is simply a marvel to look at.
This home table center piece is simple and very elegant. It feature candles on wrought iron holders neatly surrounded by red Anthurium and greenery.