Decorating for the holidays this year? Skip the hassle and added stress with these 10 easy to put up holiday decorating ideas.

1. Hang a Christmas Wreath

One of the easiest ways to decorate for the holidays is to hang a wreath on your front door. Wreaths are not only a great accessory for sprucing up your front entryway, but they add a nice festive touch for hanging indoors as well. From traditional greenery to decorative door signs, the possibilities are endless!

Holiday Wreath Photo Credit: Jinx (Flickr).

Photo Credit: Jinx (Flickr).

2. Bake Holiday Goodies

Don’t over think the holidays, just have fun! Decorating for the holidays can be as simple as displaying baked goodies all throughout your home. Whip up all some of your favorite desserts this season!

3. Gingerbread House Fun

Invite the grandkids over to decorate their very own gingerbread house! Not only is this a fun activity for all ages, but it’s a super easy way to decorate for the holidays. After your gingerbread house is completed, display on a decorative plate.

Holiday Decorating Photo Credit: Malkovstock (iStock).

Photo Credit: Malkovstock (iStock).

4. Hot Cocoa Bar

Spruce up your home for the holidays by setting up a fun and festive hot cocoa bar. This is a great addition for holiday hosting and will keep your guests warm and cozy all season long. For tips on building your own DIY holiday hot chocolate bar, click here.

5. Display Ornaments

If you just don’t feel like breaking out the Christmas tree this year, you can place some of your ornaments in a glass bowl to be displayed on your coffee or dining room table. Not only does this make for a great centerpiece, but it’s a super simple and easy way to decorate for the holidays.

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6. Bring in Accent Decor

Bring in the colors of the season with festive pillows and blankets. Choose accents with holiday colors, images, and quotes. And, remember to use color combinations that compliment your existing decor.

Holiday Decor Photo Credit: Marco Verch (Flickr).

Photo Credit: Marco Verch (Flickr).

7. Burn Seasonal Candles

Nothing beats filling your home with warm and cozy holiday scents. Burning seasonal candles and potpourrio will fill your home with sweet fragrances and vibes of the holiday season.

8. Get a Smaller Tree

There’s nothing wrong with a little downsizing this season. Go for a simpler approach this year with a smaller Christmas tree. Fake trees literally require zero maintenance. Plus, you can order the exact size and shape that works best for your home.

9. Decorate Your Mantle

Spread cheer throughout your home by decorating your fireplace mantel with items like candles, garland, and stockings. This is probably one of the easiest and quickest ways to give your home an entire festive look and feel.

Christmas Decorating, Photo Credit: oksana_nazarchuk (iStock).

Photo Credit: oksana_nazarchuk (iStock).

10. Hang Holiday Bows

Nothing says that holidays more than a big red bow! For easy and simple holiday decorating, you can display decorative bows on your doors, windows, and even walls.

Rethink holiday decorating this year with these unbelievably easy tips and decorating hacks. If you’re hesitant to hang holiday lights this year, you can always hire a professional or turn to a family member for a little help!