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The More the Merrier, Our Top Seven Holiday Themes

Holiday decorating- it's a ritual that we at McDonald Garden Center just love, and we’ve been doing it for more than 75 years! So, in the spirit of the season, we've picked our top seven yuletide themes to help get you and yours in the holiday spirit.

Choosing a predominant theme can help to create a cohesive feel and make your decorating style unique and personal. And whether your style is understated, rustic, glam, totally over-the-top colorful, or all natural, our themed collections offer something for every taste. Get ready to deck your halls with some of our favorite holiday theme selections.


Charming details make this theme extra special.

Wintergreen offers a modern, farmhouse feel with a combination of rich greens and creamy whites with a touch of gold. Trimmings include classic magnolia and eucalyptus picks, natured-inspired Santa and pinecone ornaments, tabletop trees and Santas, green plaid ribbon, goblets and plates, and festive firs. Incorporate twinkling lights to elevate the look of this charming theme.


The perfect palette is sometimes the simplest.

First Snow features pure whites complimented by soft, celadon and forest greens. Accessories include fury snowman pillows, polar bears, owls, and shimmering glass celadon and deep green ornaments. Add some simple white lights to make this theme come alive!


Express the spirit of the season with this elegant, dual-toned theme.

All is Calm and Bright is another winter white look, accented with elegant gold and a dash of blue. Trimmings and accessories include orb-shaped ornaments, coned-shaped trees, winter-white berry picks, nutcracker ornaments, and more. Weave in some soft, white lights to compliment this sophisticated look.


Sprinkle in some magic.

Merry Little Christmas (Christmas Gnomes). Add holiday cheer with this jolly theme featuring vivid reds and soft grays spattered with sky blue. Accessories include plush Santa sloths and gnomes (in various sizes), knit gnome hats, red snowflake picks, buffalo red plaid ornaments, Santa gnome ornaments, assorted gnome ornaments (in various sizes and patterns), clear ornament with full-size mittens, and gnome pillows. Thread in some red and white or assorted colored lights for a little added magic.


So much merry in one place!

Merry and Bright features vibrant colors in pinks, greens, reds and blues. Accessories include fuzzy llamas, plush gnomes, sequined owl ornaments, and feather-white picks adorned with colorful orbs. Add a modern Merry Christmas pillow to complete this fun and festive feel. Enhance the merry vibe even further with white or assorted colored lights.


Create a bohemian retreat.

Boho Christmas Chic features and eclectic look filled with earthy tones, textures and patterns. This trendy theme includes llamas, owls, snowflakes, star and tree ornaments, colorful macrame garland and keychains, pinecone and magnolia picks, pink, beige and white stockings, and boho-inspired ceramic pottery for plants. Add some colored or white lights to add some sparkle and shine.

See all of our holiday theme selections and more during our Open House Friday, November 6, through Tuesday, November 10, 2020 • 9AM-6PM.
Click here to view The Garden Guru’s Top 5 Holiday Themes video.
Clck here to see our Holiday Lookbook for 2020