Add a warm and cozy touch to your home with these non-Christmas winter decorations for your front door, living room, dining table, and more!
January and February can be a tricky time of year for indoor decor ideas — it’s hard to outdo the warm festivity of Christmas, but too early for spring color.
The struggle is real folks! So let’s talk winter.
I’m here to share some simple seasonal winter decorating ideas that will give you cozy vibes without a trace of mistletoe insight.
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Decorating for Winter
Once Christmas is over I am more than ready to take down the Christmas trees and put away the Christmas decor.
You may also want to read this post all about how to transition to winter decor after Christmas.
There is just something so comforting about starting out fresh in the new year in both home and life.
Also, if you live in an area (like I do) where the winter months bring cold weather, it’s the BEST feeling to incorporate cozy home decor elements for the winter season.
Not all Christmas decorations have to be put away for winter. Did you see the large wooden snowflake I just shared?
Snowflakes in all shapes and sizes, simple pine wreaths, snowy bottle brush trees, and faux fur can be used in winter decor too!
If you prefer to buy rather than DIY, you may like these rustic winter farmhouse decor Amazon finds.
Hang A Winter Wreath On Your Front Door
I’ve talked many times about my love of wreath-making. The first thing I do for any new season or holiday is change out the wreath on the front door.
It’s the easiest way to add a seasonal touch to your home and a great way to welcome friends and family.
You can even update a faux pine Christmas wreath with winter elements like snowballs, snowmen, or winter florals.
Add a coordinating bow to go with your color scheme.
Bring In Nature for January Decorations
A budget-friendly way to decorate for any season is to incorporate natural elements.
It can be as simple as snipping pine branches or other winter stems. They look lovely in vases and are FREE!
Pine cones are another inexpensive way to decorate for winter.
Add them to a dough bowl or incorporate them into a wreath for instant winter decor!
Here is an easy tutorial for preserving pine cones. You may also like these DIY snow-covered pine cones.
How To Create That Cozy Factor In Your Winter Decor
Another staple for winter decorations is plush blankets and soft throw pillows. I have a slight obsession with pompom pillows and faux fur blankets. They are perfect for snuggling up by the fire with a good book or movie.
Here are a few of my favorite cozy winter throws available on Amazon Prime:
Top 27 Non-Christmas Winter Decorations
Now that I’ve shared some of my favorite decorating tips for winter, here are 25 non-Christmas winter decorations to get you started on your own winter decor!
27 Non Christmas Winter Decorations
As we welcome the winter season with snow-filled days, cozy nights by the fire, and quiet evenings spent with family, it's time to get your home winter-ready. From floral touches and twinkle lights, you're sure to find some inspiration here with our 27 Non-Christmas Winter Decorations!
Transition Your Decor from Christmas to Winter
Vicki from 2 Bees in a Pod shows us how to transition your decor to winter after Christmas.
Winter Decorating Ideas After Christmas
Suzy from Worthing Court has gorgeous winter decorating ideas for a fresh and clean look after Christmas.
Tips for Decorating Shelves for Winter
Rita from Harbour Breeze Home shares helpful tips for decorating shelves for winter.
Decorate Your Mantel For Winter
Incorporate some of your leftover Christmas decorations into your winter mantel decor with bottle brush trees, pompom garland, and an antique speedway sled.
Natural Winter Decorating Ideas
Bring in a touch of nature like fresh pine clippings for an inexpensive and lovely look for winter.
Beautiful Winter Decorating Ideas Using Olive Buckets
There is something I LOVE about an antique olive bucket. They are perfect for twinkle lights as you can see them sparkle in the bucket opening. Pine cones and fresh pine complete a beautiful after-Christmas look.
Cozy After Christmas Home Decor
Learn how to make your home warm and cozy after Christmas especially during the cold winter season.
Winter Coffee Table Decorating Ideas
Enjoy these simple tips for winter coffee table decorating ideas.
Fun Winter Snowman Mantel
You can't go wrong with snowman decorations to add a fun touch all winter long! This snowman mantel is sure to bring a smile to your face.
Easy Living Room Winter Decor
Meg from Green with Decor shares easy winter decorating ideas that you can recreate in your own home.
DIY Winter Wreaths
With a few simple supplies and some creative ideas, you can create unique wreaths to display in your home or on your front door for the entire winter season.
Winter Sweater Embroidery Hoop Wreath
Learn how to repurpose old sweaters to make cozy hoop wreaths with this simple step-by-step tutorial.
Snowman Wreath: Perfect for Winter
A trio of grapevine wreaths make the cutest snowman door hanger that can stay up straight to spring!
Let It Snow Wreath
Ann from Ann's Entitled Life shows us how to make a pretty let it snow winter wreath perfect for the winter season.
Winter Twig Wreath DIY
I love this winter twig wreath for a simple touch of nature to your home.
DIY Winter Wreath
Make a modern hoop for winter with this easy-to-follow DIY tutorial.
Winter White Snowball Wreath
Kim from Made in a Day shows us how to make the coolest winter snowball wreath.
How to Make a Winter Hat Door Hanging
Make a winter hat door hanging as a nice alternative to a front door wreath.
Easy DIY Winter Crafts
Read on to discover how to create beautiful DIY winter crafts quickly and easily — plus plenty of tips and tricks along the way!
Gorgeous Glitter Wooden Snowflake
Let me show you how to turn unfinished wooden snowflakes into glistening home decor pieces that can stay up all winter long!
Easy Paper Bag Snowflakes with Lunch Bags
Chelsea from Making Manzanita shares a simple tutorial for beautiful paper bag snowflakes.
DIY Dollar Store Faux Snowballs
Kids will get a kick out of these faux snowballs made with dollar store supplies. They look great in a basket or bucket on your porch or by your front entry.
Make A Snowman Pillow Pottery Barn Dupe
Make the cutest no-sew snowman pillow that is a Pottery Barn knock-off. This sweet throw pillow can be made with a few easy-to-find craft supplies.
How to Make Fabric Snowballs
Make the cutest fake snowballs with a few budget-friendly craft supplies.
Adorable DIY Snowman Candlesticks
I'm in LOVE with these DIY snowmen candle sticks from Amy at DIY Candy. Paint them any color you like!
Mason Jar Lid Snowman Tutorial
Create an adorable mason jar lid snowman in a few easy steps.
Snowy Pinecone Door Hanger
Add a snowy look to pine cones that you can collect for free or buy at the craft store for cheap. They make a fun winter door hanger.
How to Make a Dryer Vent Snowman
Repurpose dryer vents into the cutest snowman craft that you can decorate with the entire winter season.
DIY Snowflake Art
Create pretty winter snowflake art with paper snowflakes and mod podge.
I hope you find these non-Christmas winter decorations inspiring. Let me know in the comments below which one is your favorite.
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