The holiday season is a time for family, friends, and of course, decorating! While your home may already be decked out in holiday spirit, there's always room for improvement. If you're looking for ways to spruce up your holiday decor without harming the environment, then these sustainable Christmas decoration ideas are for you!
From eco-friendly ornaments to sustainably sourced holiday wreaths, there are plenty of ways to decorate for the holidays while also being kind to the planet. So get creative and try out some of these sustainable Christmas decoration ideas in your home!
Christmas Tree Decorations
Use recycled materials like old wine corks, buttons, ornaments, and scrap fabric to make your own Christmas tree decorations. Dried orange and fruit are eco-friendly and a gorgeous addition to any tree or holiday decoration.
Wreath and Table Decorations
If you want to create a wreath for your front door, use evergreen branches from your backyard or purchase them from a local garden center! Use natural materials like pinecones or dried leaves as table decorations instead of buying artificial ones from the store.
Shop for mission-centered holiday decorations
There are many benefits to buying secondhand or mission-led decorations for the holidays. Women of the Cloud Forest Ornaments or Silk Road Ornaments. Women of the Cloud Forest have been working in fair trade since 2001. We have direct, long-term relationships with small family workshops and cooperatives in Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Ecuador, and Peru. Silk Road Ornaments use natural fibers, and eco-friendly resources; Silk Road Bazaar works with artisans to produce handcrafted products in Kyrgyzstan. Every product you purchase helps build sustainable livelihoods for craftspeople in marginalized regions. Not to mention, their designs are creative and cute!
You don't have to give up on tradition to make your home more sustainable. Stop by Barn Owl for high-quality Christmas decorations, fresh trees, garland, greenery, and more for a more sustainable Christmas!