Have you started to think about finding some RV Christmas Decorations? Because the most beautiful part of the year is just around the corner.
If you live in your RV full-time and want to create a great holiday cheer, or you plan to take your camper out over the Christmas holiday, then keep reading about some great camper Christmas decorations.
Don’t worry, decorating your RV for Christmas isn’t very different from decorating a typical house. It’s right up there with Halloween camper decorations. You’ll have to adjust to the smaller space before using any of the decorations suggested.
Camper Christmas decorations are definitely easy to find, and I’ll make it even easier with the list below. They go above and beyond the basic campsite decorating ideas.
Be sure to read to the very end to learn about a few words of advice from fellow RV owners.
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1. Christmas Ornaments
May it be for your tiny Christmas tree, or for available hooks around, hanging RV Christmas ornaments is always a great way to get into the holiday spirit. They don’t require much space and can be hung almost anywhere.
Make it super easy with simple command hooks that you can connect to any RV wall.
Simple ornaments aren’t too pricey and often come in sets. Now if you’d like some RV-themed ornaments, you can check out some of these.
2. Decorative Pillows
Do you have and sofa or couch in your RV Christmas decor? Then check out these decorative pillows.
These small decorative pillows are pretty practical because, unlike other holiday decor, pillows have a use.
3. Inflatable Snowmen
These inflatable snowmen self-inflate when plugged in a standard electrical outlet with a built-in blower, so you won’t have a hard time setting up at all.
4. Small Christmas Tree
When it comes to Christmas trees, you have no choice but to compromise with small-sized ones in a camper.
Something like this small RV Christmas tree is a perfect fit for your RV dining area.
5. Faux Wreath
What better way to bring out the Christmas cheer than a Christmas wreath? If you’re looking for a simple camper Christmas decor, then get a faux wreath for practicality. Just make sure that it’s still pretty to look at.
I like this faux wreath with light and dark green tones, making it look natural and very vibrant.
6. Christmas Lights
Surround your camp with Christmas lights to add to your outdoor RV Christmas decorations. It adds a nice edge to your area in addition to those inflatable snowmen I recommended.
If you don’t have Christmas lights in your RV, you can settle for the usual lights you use when camping. For us, it’s the rope lights that change colors like this one, one of the camper gadgets we love.
For indoors, you might want to choose the fairy lights-look like this one.
7. Classic Stockings
8. Santa Hats For Everyone
How about coordinating your outfits for Christmas just by adding one piece?
9. Reindeer Headbands
If you’re tired of Santa hats, then you might want to check these reindeer headbands out. They don’t take up much space and make for some fun.
A simple and fun way to have the kids help out is to let them create homemade Christmas cards while using Christmas-themed stickers.
11. Jar of Candy Canes
What are the most popular candies for Christmas? That’s right, candy canes;
You can buy a small box of candy canes with the original shape like this one from Brachs, or the ones that come in a round shape and use them to bring the holiday spirit into your RV.
I suggest that you use your own mason jar, which we mentioned as an RV kitchen essential, instead of the plastic that comes with the candies. This way, you can limit the amount of candy intake every day. And jars are also much prettier to look at.
If you have no empty jars to use, you can also buy candies that come in plastic jars.
This one will be a little challenging. Snow globes are really nice decorations for the holiday season, but you’ll have to find a way to display it without having the risk of it falling down and breaking.
Some ideas I have is finding a transparent container to hold it, or keeping it in one of your drawers then display it once you’ve parked the RV.
14. Gift Boxes
Take some empty boxes, wrap them in Christmas wrappers, then tada — you have yourself some decorative gift boxes that you can place anywhere in our outside the RV.
This is a very simple and practical approach but I bet kids will love it.
Lastly, improvise with red and green ribbons. You can decorate the RV with them and then use the extra for gift wrapping.
You can put some ribbons on your cabinet handles, on your doorknobs, or around random jars in the kitchen.
Basically, anything wrapped in colors red and green gives off the feeling of holidays so it’ll definitely work.
Tips From Other RV Owners During The Holidays
As I was writing this blog post I decided to reach out to my email list and ask what tips you all had when it came to decorating your RV for Christmas. Here are a few of the responses I got.
My suggestion for one decoration is to get a tree. It doesn’t matter how big it is – but intent can go a long way. My other suggestion, especially with little ones, is to leave out Christmas cookies for Santa, perhaps under that tree.
Alexis from Never Say Someday
We got a little Christmas tree with battery-operated lights for our rig, and then changed the letter board. We also put up any holiday cards from family and friends, and of course, our Elf on the Shelf makes an appearance!
I love Alexis’s suggestion to bring out the Elf of the Shelf. It’s such a great way to get into the holiday spirit in a small space, even in a van or RV.
I love how you can create the Christmas (or holiday) spirit with just a few simple things.
Other ways to prepare for Christmas in your RV
As you’re thinking ahead to Christmas, I’m sure there’s more than decorating that you’re trying to prepare for. That is why I wanted to share with you some other useful posts that can help you during this time of year.
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