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Holiday Decorating Ideas Inspired By Classic Christmas Stories | The Lakeside Collection

Holiday Decorating Ideas Inspired By Classic Christmas Stories

Christmas decorated wall.

Home decorating doesn't get any better than the Christmas season. Getting together with the family to personalize the Christmas tree; stringing up lights outside your home; or wrapping the stairway in tinsel, garlands, and poinsettias is wonderful. Every family that celebrates Christmas has a favorite tradition that inspires nostalgia, transporting us back to memories old and new. The Christmas story is a big part of many holiday memories, and many stories are responsible for some of the holiday decorations we hold dear. Whether you're on the lookout for a new holiday theme or just curious if there's a way to bring your favorite story to life this season, take a look at these holiday decorating ideas inspired by classic Christmas stories.


Not Even A Mouse

Clement Clarke Moore's famous poem, 'Twas the Night Before Christmas, is probably the most famous of all the Christmas stories. Its memorable phrases paint the warm portrait of the jolly St. Nicholas bringing presents to a family in the depths of the night. Clarke wrote the poem for his children, intending to read it to them on Christmas Eve in 1822. Not only does its vivid imagery highlight some of the most classic Christmas decorations, it captures the childlike wonder and magic of the holiday. From stockings and wreaths to the description of Santa, his sleigh and his reindeer, the poem is practically a step-by-step for how to decorate your home, with a special emphasis on the warmth and family atmosphere of the fireplace.

An Original Toy Story

Everyone knows The Nutcracker as the famous ballet, with the story adapted for the stage by Alexandre Dumas with music composed by Pyotr Tchaikovsky. However, the entire story was written many decades before by E.T.A. Hoffmann. Originally called The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, Hoffmann's story turned a simple decoration into a holiday star. Nutcracker Christmas ornaments and figurine variations are a great way to put the sound of Tchaikovsky's classic music in your head during Christmas. And reading the classic fantasy story with actual nutcrackers in the room is a great way to enliven a young child's imagination.


Snowman family

The Warmth Of Snow

There aren't many more modern Christmas stories as heartwarming as Raymond Briggs' simple masterpiece, The Snowman. Known for its beautiful illustrations (the book has no words) and its ability to tug on our heartstrings, the story's setting has inspired an entirely different holiday aesthetic, focusing on the balance between the frigid winter outside and the warmth inside. It's one of the best inspirations for decorating your home with a country theme for the holiday, and proves that you don't have to layer a room with Christmas lights to create a special holiday feel. As a bonus, the snowman's classic look is easy to recreate in crafts or out in your snowy yard.

Child giving gift to mother.

A Wise Gift

It's important to remind ourselves of the true meaning of Christmas every year. Although the story of the three wise men is well-known as a part of the birth of Jesus and famously depicted in nativity scene sets around the world, one of the modern stories inspired by these wise men is more effective in terms of getting to the heart of the giving season. "The Gift of the Magi" by O. Henry uses the selflessness and practicality of these wise men (Biblical Magi) as the cornerstone for his story of a poor, young couple seeking to buy the perfect Christmas gifts for each other by selling their most precious possessions. As you're decorating for the holidays or putting presents under the tree, make sure to add a few reminders of the true meaning of Christmas.


That special feeling of Christmas is different for each family and individual. Find all the products to create that special feeling or an entirely new look with The Lakeside Collection. While you're decorating with classic stories in mind, pick up some classic Christmas gifts as well, from holiday figurines to men's pajama pants and so much more.


 
 

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