Christmas in July – Top 5 Must-Haves

It’s July and we’re talking Christmas, please bare with us…  We know we should be talking about things like pumpkins, fall leaves and turkey, but we think you’ll be thanking us when you see these amazing Top 5 MUST-Haves for the Holidays!

HOLIDAY

1. BUFFALO PLAID

Remember that feeling you get when you are bundled up in your favorite plaid flannel, sipping a cup of cocoa on a cold winters day?  Fill your home with that warmth by incorporating plaid in your holiday decor. Buffalo plaid is going to be a super hot and trendy texture this coming season, and Afloral.com is not about to let you down! Find poinsettia’s, ribbon, table runners, and other cute decor items that will complete your buffalo plaid look.. we’ve got you covered.

Christmas Plaid Decor

Christmas Plaid DecorRed Plaid Table Runner

2. Urban Metallics

When we think about Christmas this year, we see snowy white silk florals, soft greenery, and beautiful urban metallic vases. Metallics are such beautiful accents to your holiday floral arrangements and the square urban shape of these vases makes for some festive decor!

Urban Metal

These metallic containers are ideal for easy, quick floral arrangements.  They have great depth and the square shape makes for a perfect structure to design. It’s super convenient for just dropping a beautiful little pre-made bouquet in center and filling with greenery around the sides. Simple!

3. Fur

Of course! Fur gives such a warm and luxurious feel to the season. Get ready, because we’ve got some pretty amazing fur items that we think you’ll love…

Fur Christmas Decor

We all wish we had a brick fireplace in our living rooms to decorate with these darling items!

Fur Poinsettia

One our FAVORITE and most unique florals for the upcoming season is this fur poinsettia. The details and softness of this guy are perfection!

4. Icy/Glittery Christmas!

Is there anything more magical than the sparkle and shine of an icy winter wonderland?  Freshen up your Christmas decor with glittery florals that will make your home come alive. Check out these beautiful, icy decor items that will look beautiful in any design and arrangement!

Sparkly Christmas Decor

Christmas Flowers

Christmas Garland


5. Lodge

Lodges bring wonderful memories of warming up by the fire after coming in from playing in the snow. While some of us get to experience the winter season with snowflakes and sledding, not everyone does.  That doesn’t mean you can’t recreate this feeling at home with decorations that are sure to get you into the Christmas spirit! With our lodge decor you’ll feel like you just walked in from the slopes no matter where you live.

Christmas Decorations

From adorable antique ski decor, to seeded eucalyptus and pine wreaths… you can create the perfect, cozy lodge look in your home.

Lodge

There is so much decorating to be done and trends to follow, it’s NEVER too early for Christmas!!  We are here to help you get ready for the holiday season. Tag us in all of your lovely Christmas designs on Instagram this season!

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