Small-Space Decorating That Doesn't Feel Cluttered

Traditional red and green isn't your cup of holiday spiced tea. That's okay. It's not ours, either. We like to think outside the festive wrapped box. Rainbow themes, glitter overload, and hot pink are all equally anti-Scrooge — and awesome.
So, we found 40 decorations to help make your space spirited, no matter if you like cabin minimalism, disco fever, or are just plain not into typical "decorations." (That's a look in itself.) If you want a hot-pink tree, we say go for it. Ahead, last-minute spruce picks that'll easily fit in your cramped space (Santa Claus statues not included).
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Disco Fever

You're having a party in two hours, and you have nary a piece of tinsel. Gold and silver balloons are the lazy girl's best friend.

Urban Outfitters Gold Balloon Letter Ornament, $6, available at Urban Outfitters.
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Pretty, pink-sequined placemats make X-mas dinner feel fresh, not heavy.

H&M Sequined Placemat, $5, available at H&M.
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Why buy one Christmas-tree topper when you can buy five and display as a collection?

Horchow Colored Glass Finials, $116.25, available at Horchow.
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Giant glitter serving spoons will make ready-made salads look next-level.

LEIF Glitter Serving Set, $38, available at LEIF.
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Your guests will love being greeted by this nicely suited fellow.

CB2 Disco Gnome, $55.96, available at CB2.
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Modern, gold-foil ornaments scream anti-stuffy.

West Elm Flaneur's Pocket Geometric Wooden Ornaments, $25, available at West Elm.
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Make your grandest toast with these cool mercury glasses.

Crate & Barrel Orb Cordial Glass, $9.95, available at Crate & Barrel.
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White buds will pop in this iridescent vessel.

Anthony Cioe Ciovere Metallo Bud Vase, $60, available at ABC Carpet & Home.
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Gingerbread Land

Everyone needs some tiny elves to help out.

Poketo Wooly Gnome Ornament, $12, available at Poketo.
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A cheeky menorah with sweet, baby-blue candles.

Jonathan Adler Ceramic Elephant Menorah, $128, available at Lulu & Georgia.
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Bulbs for the color-blocking enthusiast.

MoMA Vintage Ball Ornaments Assorted, $25, available at The MoMA Store.
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Everyone needs a playful, seasonal mug to sip cider from.

Kate Spade Saturday Holiday Mug In Ho Ho Ha, $15, available at Kate Spade Saturday.
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This graphic tree mat does the job simply.

H&M Christmas Tree Mat, $12, available at H&M.
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Serve bruschetta on these slope plates.

C. Wonder Snow Day Appetizer Plate, $54, available at C. Wonder.
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Pom-pom garland. Check.

Anthropologie Wishing Star Garland, $38, available at Anthropologie.
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It may be freezing outside, but ice cream is still the key to our hearts.

Urban Outfitters Bling Popsicle Ornament, $8, available at Urban Outfitters.
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Pink Playhouse

Which hue should you choose? Pantone, obviously.

Pantone Christmas Ornament, $22.30, available at Amazon.
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Muffins will taste better out of these saucy cups.

IKEA SOCKERKAKA Baking Cup, $3.99, available at IKEA.
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A fun twist on the red, traditional tablecloth.

Marimekko Unikko Tablecloth, $158.40, available at Marimekko.
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Bring nature inside with this faux deer head.

Zola Resin Faux Taxidermy Deer Head, $95, available at Zola.
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The pièce de résistance. Sure, this is a pricey one, but you'll have it for decades.

Vickerman Christmas Tree, $460.09, available at Amazon.
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Pink has always been the real star of the show.

Anthropologie Origami Star Tree Topper, $18, available at Anthropologie.
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Perfect over a window, around a doorknob, or on a mantlepiece.

LEIF Neon Prism Garland, $26, available at LEIF.
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It's not a party until you have a piñata.

Confetti System Meteorite Pinata-Pink, $150, available at Confetti System.
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Swedish Cabin

Maybe you don't want to decorate your whole house, but you want to let your neighbors know you've got the spirit. This is the wreath.

Food52 Citrus Wreath, $58, available at Food52.
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Geometric coasters you can actually use all the time.

Light And Paper Geometric Bamboo Coasters, $33, available at Brika.
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Place these all along a long dining-room table.

CB2 Boost Candle Holders, $49.95, available at CB2.
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The most subtle, on-trend X-mas tree out there.

All Road Designs Fringed Tree Tapestry, $148, available at Anthropologie.
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Hunter green is overrated. This pale hue is not.

Iittalia Alvar Aalto Vase, $125, available at All Modern.
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Your votives want these cozy, wool coverings.

Jayson Home Yarn Votives, $10, available at Jayson Home.
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If you have an outdoor patio, these twinkle trees instantly create magic.

GG Collection Crystal Lighted Branches, $22.50, available at Horchow.
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The Anti-Holiday Holiday Home

This candle holder is all your table needs to make a statement.

Iittala Nappula Candleholder, $39, available at AllModern.
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Sure, money can't buy happiness, but food sure looks good on it.

Amy Sedaris Money Tray, $34.95, available at Fishs Eddy.
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The eye is watching to see if you're good this year.

The Great Lakes Goods Evil Eye Ornament, $20, available at ABC Carpet & Home.
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You're not having any turkey or ham this year. It's takeout pho, and it's so good.

Hank By Henry Zaza Chopsticks, $34, available at Brika.
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No typical candles will do. Incense is where it's at.

Blackbird Incense Pyre Sample Mix, $30, available at Blackbird.
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These icicles are so good, they need to be inside.

Selenite Icicle Ornaments, $63.75, available at DwellStudio.
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Who needs ornaments when you can have tassels?

ZGallerie Tassel Ornament, $5.89, available at ZGallerie.
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A star bowl is a slight nod to the season.

Zara Porcelain High Star Bowl, $19.90, available at Zara Home.
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Red is good in small doses, like these vibrant berries.

Terrain Fresh Red Winterberry Bunch, $24, available at Terrain.
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