Creating a Christmas Atmosphere

Sometimes Christmas can fall a little bit short of expectations, and it’s not because we haven’t done everything we can to make it enjoyable. It’s just that at some point, it has to end.

When the sun sets a little bit earlier, and the nights are long and dark, Christmas can be a place of pure joy for the whole family. Christmas is a little bit like the light in the dark, all of that darkness, and you know when you walk in your front door, everything is wrapped in fairy lights, and most often smells like a gingerbread Yankee candle too.

Those as Christmas slipper socks and pajamas that you purchased just for the festive season can make it the whole thing fantastic.

Creating a Christmas Atmosphere

So how can you make sure that you have a wonderful Christmas atmosphere?


There is something so specific about the smell of autumn and winter. Everything gets a little bit spicier. It starts in fall when pumpkin spice and gingerbread starts to fill the air, then spiced apples and vanilla take over too. Hot delicious rich comfort food smells linger in the air. You could try and bake a range of apples, mince pies, and even Christmas puddings.

All of that practice will mean that you have the perfect recipe and can deliver the goods on Christmas Day. If you don’t feel like your culinary skills up to scratch to create those beautiful scents, then grab a few festive scented candles, and you can enjoy the Christmas smell anyway.

Festive accessories

From little glitter covered reindeers to women’s Christmas T-shirts. The accessories can be what make up the Christmas period. There are little interior design details; really lean into that beautiful Christmas atmosphere.

Many people choose to have a specific kind of Christmas theme in their homes. Some years it’s blush pink and giant flowers, and other years it’s silver glitter and giant Olaf snowmen. Festive accessories can really make a huge difference two in the look and feel of your home.

The timing on your festive accessories and decorations can be tricky. Some people think that you shouldn’t have your decorations up until halfway through December, and others hope to have the Christmas decorations up by the first day of November. Throwing all of everybody else’s judgment aside, go for what makes you feel good.

Certain years can be challenging (2020 for example), and having a light sparkly home, filled with warm smells can make you feel great.


Usually, a Christmas tree will be the centerpiece of your whole festive season. But you might choose to have something like a handmade beautiful table centerpiece as your shining star. You could also decide to have your Christmas tree professionally decorated, which is; a Christmas tree designer and decorator will get everything ready entirely for you.

Always try to opt for bright shiny centerpieces, no matter what they are, that suits your personality; that way, you will fall in love with them every day.

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Jess Benoit

Jess is a homeschooling mama of 3, wife, gamer, Whovian, Nerd

One thought on “Creating a Christmas Atmosphere

  • The red and the golden color looked awesome. This beautiful and lovely color makes the atmosphere very specific for mental and physical health. Just a lovely post about Christmas.


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