12 Stunning Christmas Stair Decorations to Step Up Your Holiday Display

These ideas will take your home to new heights!

christmas decorations for stairs
Craftberry Bush/Just Destiny

After you've trimmed the tree, mastered the mantel, and put the finishing touches on your exterior, it's time to adorn an area you might have forgotten in years past—the staircase! Don't miss an inch of your home this holiday thanks to these Christmas decorations for the stairs, banister, and more.

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christmas decorations -for stairs ho
Just Destiny
Marquee Letters

Your stairwell will definitely stand out when its illuminated with . Spell out "ho, ho, ho," or any other Christmas phrase that speaks to you.

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Tidbits
All White

If your staircase is already snow white, simply add and cream-colored decorations—like a —to match the color palette.

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christmas decorations for stairs plants
Craftberry Bush
Mini Wrapped Greens

It takes mere minutes to make this understated decor. Simply take faux , wrap in , and tie with .

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christmas decorations for stairs stockings
Rooms for Rent
Dangling Stockings

Skip the mantel and hang your from your railing instead.

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christmas decorations for stairs plaid
Home Stories A to Z
Plaid Bows

A few sprigs of greenery and a pretty create a simple yet striking detail.

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christmas decorations for stairs greens
Maison de Pax
Classic Garland

You can't go wrong with anywhere in your home—especially when you weave in twinkling lights and wrap the combo around your banister.

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christmas decorations for stairs color
Inspired by Charm
Colored Bulbs

Don't just stick to red and green this year. give your banister a bright boost while still capturing the Christmas spirit.

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christmas decorations for stairs buckets
Finding Home Farms
Galvanized Buckets

You'll be overjoyed after making and placing this 10-minute DIY.

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christmas decorations for stairs items
Clean and Scentsible
Bits and Baubles

Layer a variety of Christmassy items along your steps, like a , gifts, and a , to capture all of your favorite things about the holiday.

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christmas decorations for stairs wood
Aniko Levai
Wood Garland

A is an easy way to incorporate a natural element into your seasonal displays.

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christmas decorations for stairs presents
Craftberry Bush
Stacked Presents

Presents don't just go under the tree. This year, show off your expert (or amateur!) wrapping skills and stack some gifts on each step.

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christmas decorations for stairs pitcher
On Sutton Place
Vintage Pitchers

Incorporate the colors of Christmas with and greenery.

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