Instantly add style and charm to your home this holiday season without ever having to worry about breaking the bank. Spruce up your home on a budget with these 5 easy festive holiday decorating ideas.

1. Don’t Forget Your Holiday Colors

Decorate your home with holiday inspired colors. Decorative accents like pillows and blankets are great for incorporating the colors of the season all throughout your home. The official colors of the holidays include red, green, white, gold, and different shades of blue.

Holiday Decor Photo Credit: Marco Verch (Flickr).

Photo Credit: Marco Verch (Flickr).

2. Give Your Front Door Some Holiday Swag

One of the simplest ways to decorate for the holidays is to hang a wreath on your front door. From cookie cutter wreaths to traditional pine branches, check out these front door wreath ideas for welcoming holiday guests this year.

Holiday Wreath Photo Credit: Jinx (Flickr).

Photo Credit: Jinx (Flickr).

3. Spruce Up Your Home With Garland

Every holiday home needs a little bit of garland, especially during the winter season. Deck out your fireplace, stair railing, doors, and even your holiday table with fun and festive garland. You can even try a combination of garland and holiday ribbon as seen below.

Holiday Decor Photo Credit: (Flickr).

Photo Credit: (Flickr).

4. Reuse Leftover Wrapping Paper

Do you have leftover gift wrap that’s been sitting in your closet all year long? Get creative and take your gift wrapping skills to the next level. Display uniquely wrapped gifts or even empty boxes under your tree for easy and quick holiday decorating.

Holiday Gifts Decor Photo Credit: Marco Verch (Flickr).

Photo Credit: Marco Verch (Flickr).

5. Turn An Old Ladder Into a Holiday Tree

Celebrate the holidays and save money with a non-traditional Christmas tree. Whether you’re looking for a low-budget solution or simply want to add another holiday tree to your home, you’ll love this creative DIY idea. For steps on creating your own DIY Christmas tree ladder, click here.

Holiday Decorating DIY Tree Photo Credit: gpointstudio (iStock).

Photo Credit: gpointstudio (iStock).

Not only are these tricks quick and easy for decorating your home for the holidays, but they are also super affordable. Get inspired and start decorating!