With Christmas right around the corner, it's time to get out your garland, ornaments, and lights and make your home sparkle! If you need some inspiration this year, you're in the right place. We've put together some of our favorite decorating ideas to help you a bright and happy home this holiday season.

Think natural. Using fresh fruit and greens in your holiday decorating is a simple way to achieve a very sophisticated look. Place holly or cranberries in water-filled vases or place greenery and pomegranates down the center of your table.

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Make it sparkle. Adding some simple Christmas lights to a centerpiece can bring it to life. For the best look, place the lights along side items that will reflect the sparkle of the Christmas lights. PRO TIP: Using battery powered LED lights are a safe alternative to traditional Christmas lights.

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Put those extra ornaments to good use. Fill large glass vases and bowls with extra ornaments. Place them around your home in groups of three at varying levels. This will help add color and sparkle to every room in your home!

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Get Creative. Don t be afraid to get out the paint and glue to create one-of-a-kind holiday decorations for your home. If you love DIY, try making these simple decorations.

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Ignite all the senses. Not only can you make your home look like a wintry wonderland, but you can also make it smell like the holidays. Find amazing recipes for delicious holiday scents here or here.

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