Succulents and evergreens, a duo unexplored by many during the holiday season, are about to take center stage in your festive decor.
From the mantelpiece to the dining room table, these easy-to-follow ideas will show you how to pair the resilient beauty of succulents with the traditional holiday greenery.
You don't have to pluck your beloved echeverias, aloe veras, or other succulents to create these designs! You can use faux versions that showcase your love for succulents without harming your plants!
Flip through these creative ways to blend these plants into your holiday setup for a look that's as inviting as it is unique.
Frosty Sempervivum Pot Elegance
Look at how these succulents, with their pale leaves, add a cool touch to the dark green pines. They're in red-brown pots, which really stand out against the soft lights woven around them.
It's a simple setup that catches your eye and feels just right for the holidays. Imagine having a few of these around your home — they're unlike your usual decorations, but they fit in well!
Succulent Advent Wreath
Add a succulent to your evergreen Advent wreath for a fresh look. Green candles light up the space, casting a cozy glow on the pine cones and branches.
It's a classic holiday decoration with a new twist. The usual evergreen gets a splash of desert cool with the succulent's unique shape. This easy addition brings a special touch to your festive decor.
Succulent Christmas Balls
Your evergreen tree gets a pop of color with this clear ornament filled with succulents. The bright reds and greens, along with the sparkly golds and reds of the tiny ornaments inside, really stand out.
The yellow ribbon at the top adds a cheerful touch. It’s fun to show off these cool plants during the holidays!
Verdant Holiday Halo
Your front door can make a statement this holiday with a wreath like this. The various shades of green create a full, lively look, and the pine cones and berries dot the wreath with touches of the forest.
A creamy ribbon ties it all together for easy hanging. It's a natural, inviting piece for anyone to welcome holiday guests!
Before using succulents in your outdoor decor, learn all about the risks of frost for these hardy plants so you'll know exactly what to expect and prepare for.
Red Berry Succulent Pot
A rustic pot overflows with the holiday spirit, where succulents join the vibrant red berries and evergreen sprigs. The contrast of jade-green leaves against the bold red creates a festive cheer.
Topped with a plaid bow, it's ready to brighten up any table or corner. Place it anywhere for an instant touch of winter joy.
Succulent Holiday Ornaments
Remember the clear ornament balls filled with succulents earlier? If those are out of reach, consider hanging succulents like Sempervivum and Sedums directly on your tree.
These particular succulents have rosette patterns that look almost like flowers, and their sturdy leaves hold up well.
You can tuck them in between branches where they'll blend in nicely with the evergreen and your other decorations.
Macramé Succulent Charmers
If you're worried your succulents won't get enough nutrients being bare-planted, you can also opt for mini pots as an alternative.
These little succulents, suspended in macramé hangers, can be a natural extension to your Christmas tree or a complementary accent beside your pine tree garland.
Succulent & Pine Cone Garland
Adding succulents to a pine tree garland is a beautiful way to go if you want a touch of nature by your fireplace.
These sturdy plants nestle perfectly among the pine cones and needles, bringing vibrant life and a pop of color. Intertwined with soft lights, the succulents gleam, creating a warm, welcoming glow.
Succulent Candle Centerpiece
Consider surrounding a simple candle with succulents and evergreen sprigs for a centerpiece that brings a calm and refreshing vibe to your table.
The succulents' cool blue and green shades blend smoothly with the traditional pine, while silver baubles add a touch of sparkle.
This arrangement captures the essence of a tranquil winter's evening. It's an easy setup that makes any dinner special, and the candle's gentle light will give the succulents a soft, enchanting look.
Mini Succulent Wreath
If you're short on space, this mini succulent wreath is ideal. Hang it among your evergreen potted trees for a delightful contrast of textures and colors.
The lush succulents, arranged in a neat circle, offer a pop of life and a touch of variety to your greenery.
Embrace the Holidays with Evergreen and Succulent Creations
Let your creativity shine as you craft a holiday display that captures the season's essence and showcases succulents' enduring beauty.
Embrace the warmth of Christmas and spark conversations with your captivating, evergreen succulent arrangements that bring the magic of the holidays to life in your space.