Whether you choose a homemade mushroom design, retro funky fungi, disco mushrooms, or a natural woodland vibe, you’ll be right in step with this enchanting trend that’s taken social media by storm.
We’ve gone Mushroom Mad!
Why Are Mushrooms Christmas Décor?
Surprisingly it makes more sense than you’d think! Festive woodland themes have surged in popularity in recent years, with earthy colour palettes, natural materials, and forest-inspired elements taking centre stage in Christmas decor.
The humble mushroom bridges the realms of eco-importance and folklore, making it the perfect candidate to blend the whimsical wonderland of Christmas with our growing desire for sustainable living.
What’s more, the fungi kingdom is as diverse as our Christmas decor styles, ensuring there’s a mushroom to suit everyone, whether you lean towards the mythical or the natural.
Mushroom Décor Ideas
Natural Mushroom Décor Tips
If you’re leaning towards a natural woodland Christmas theme, mushrooms can blend seamlessly into your aesthetic. Opt for earthy-toned decorations crafted from natural materials like wood and felt. Here’s how to incorporate them:
Garlands and Wreaths: Infuse your garlands and wreaths with a little mushroom charm. Add mushroom ornaments or craft your own mushroom decorations to weave into the greenery.
Tree Ornaments: Hang mushroom ornaments on your Christmas tree. Their playful shapes and earthy colours bring a woodland charm to your holiday look.
Mushroom Centrepiece: Create a cosy holiday ambiance by grouping a small collection of mushroom ornaments on a tray. Pair them with candles, tealights, or fairy lights for a warm and inviting centrepiece.
Mushroom Cushions: For a touch of comfort and style, consider adding a mushroom-shaped cushion to your sofa or chair. Its cuddly shape is perfect for snuggling during the festive season.
Mushroom Vases: Incorporate mushroom-shaped vases into your decor to hold seasonal flowers or small sprigs of greenery.
Fairy Garden Mushroom Ideas
Embrace the magic of the enchanted forest by infusing your decor with mushroom-inspired elements. Here’s how to bring this whimsical theme to life:
Mushroom Fairy Lights: Swap out your regular fairy lights for mushroom string lights. The soft, warm glow will add a touch of magic to any room.
Fairy Garden Scene: Create a captivating fairy garden scene by incorporating mushroom ornaments alongside fairies, gnomes, and other mythical characters. It’s a delightful way to transport your space to a world of enchantment.
Mushroom Illumination: Place an LED candle inside a mushroom-shaped basket to create the illusion of a cosy, mushroom-themed dwelling. It’s a charming addition to your fairy garden decor.
Tiny Mushrooms: Scatter tiny mushroom figurines throughout your decor, hiding them in unexpected places for a whimsical surprise.
Cuddly Mushrooms: Add a fun-guy friend to your décor with mushroom plush toys – we love the Jellycat Amuseable range.
Paper Mushroom Decorations: Make some DIY paper mushrooms in pretty pastel shades to hang from bare branches for a serene gentle vibe.
Mushroom Wrapping Paper: Wrap gifts in homemade mushroom wrapping paper with metallic stencil shapes on a soft pastel background.
Red and White Mushroom Décor Ideas
Perfect for adding a touch of the mushroom trend to your traditional Scandi or candy cane design. Sprinkle some of the iconic red and white fly agaric mushrooms amongst your regular Christmas décor.
Mushroom Ornaments: Add a handful of the red-capped toadstools to your Christmas tree design. Enjoy playing with texture from felt to wood, glass to ceramic.
Table Décor Details: Scatter a few little mushrooms throughout your tablescape to enchant your dining area and create a magical atmosphere.
Mushroom People: There are some gorgeous friendly faced mushroom ornaments around that’ll infuse extra Christmas cheer and play perfectly into the fungi folklore vibe!
Mushroom Garland: String together red and white mushroom ornaments to create a garland. Hang it along your fireplace mantle, stair railing, or around picture frames to spread the theme throughout your home.
Mushroom Kitchen Accessories: Fan of the gingerbread-sweet treats theme? Consider adding cute red-capped mushroom details to your kitchen accessories. It’s a delightful fit that continues the holiday spirit into your cooking space.
Funky Fungi Décor
For those who love vibrant and unconventional decor, consider psychedelic-style mushroom decorations. These pieces feature bold, unnatural colours, eye-catching metallics, and a touch of glitter, creating a Christmas fun(gi) scene that’s truly out of this world:
Mushroom Disco Ball: Embrace the Tiktok trend and add a funky twist to your decor with a mushroom disco ball. Its reflective surface and dazzling lights will turn any room into a festive dance floor.
Metallic Glass Mushrooms: Look for metallic or brightly coloured glass mushrooms to incorporate into your psychedelic décor.
Groovy Mushroom Motifs: Transform your walls with fantasy mushroom art, perhaps featuring a mischievous Christmas elf hiding in the design.
Neon Mushroom Lights: Place a bright neon mushroom light on your wall, shelves, or even Christmas tree for a pop of colour.
Mushroom Lamp: Colour changing mushroom-shaped lamps look great at any time of year and they’ll certainly radiate festive cheer throughout your living room space come Christmas.
Mushroom Wrapping Paper: Wrap gifts in homemade mushroom wrapping paper with neon stencil shapes set against a black kraft paper backdrop.
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- Easy DIY Paper Mushroom Decoration.
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- How To Create A Blue & Gold Christmas.
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