Check out Pinterest, HGTV and other websites with the most current design trends, and you’ll find that purple is one of the hottest decorating colors for Christmas this year. Some designers cite purple as a masculine decorating option when combined with bronze and gold. Others suggest a purely monochromatic holiday color scheme. Take our word for it, a solid purple theme is anything but boring, because purple comes in such a crazy wide variety of different shades.
You might not know it, but purple is the traditional color of Advent. It’s also a trendy way to create a holiday house that’s breathtaking, avant garde and original. If you’re looking to extend your penchant for purple Christmas decorations to the exterior of your home too, we’ve added some awesome purple solar string lights to our list of decorations, as well as Christmas wreaths and shatterproof ornaments to dress up your yard and trees. Naturally, we discovered lots of cool purple décor too, from tree skirts and Christmas candle holders to tree toppers and one of a kind hand blown glass ornaments that would make unforgettable Christmas gifts for the people on your list.
If you’re looking to recreate your holiday home to be reminiscent of the northern night sky, versus Santa’s workshop, purple might turn out to be your go to color this year. And if, after looking at our favorite purple Christmas decorations, you’re still searching for a monochromatic color theme for Christmas this year, check out our lists for the best blue and silver decorations too. And if you’re simply searching for the most awesome ornaments, we’ve rounded up lovely collections of Old World Christmas Ornaments, Angel Ornaments, Wood Ornaments and more. And we’re making it easy for you to find all the best outdoor holiday decorations from Life Size Nativity Sets to fanciful and fun Santa decorations. Here are our favorite Purple Christmas Decorations for this year.
1. Best Purple Christmas Lights: Icicle Solar Christmas String Lights
This Christmas decorate your home with the most unique purple decorations. These solar string light will bring your yard to life with purple lights that look like beautiful shimmering water droplets. The waterproof solar panel will power these purple beauties for up to eight hours each evening and it controls eight different lighting programs to outdoor string lights looking festive and interesting. Intersperse them with globe shape purple solar string lights, purple flower blossom solar string lights and delicate purple fairy lights for an unforgettable holiday light display.
Price: $10.99 (58 percent off MSRP)
2. Best Purple Christmas Wreath: Purple Passion Eucalyptus Wreath
Who says Christmas is all about holly leaves, pine boughs and red? If you’re building your holiday décor this year around purple decorations, this beautiful Christmas wreath is a fragrant and unusual option for your door. The Purple Passion Eucalyptus Wreath is stunningly handcrafted with preserved green and lavender eucalyptus, salal and silver king. Hang in any room or make it the centerpiece over your fireplace. Perfect for indoor decorating, it looks beautiful hung on an interior door or wall, but isn’t suitable for the humidity of outdoors. If you’re looking for a purple Christmas door wreath that can handle the weather, consider the artificial Lavender Wreath on a Vine Wrapped Base for a blast of beautiful purple and green color. The Orvis Spring Meadow Wreath is another indoor Christmas decoration option, featuring wild daisies, larkspur, lavender, ammobium, phalaris, and caspia, woven together on a twig base.
3. Best Purple Christmas Tree Skirt: Regal Peacock Velvet Tree Skirt With Gold Flourish
If you’re going full on with the purple motif this Christmas, you might as well start at the floor and move up. This elegant, velvet purple tree skirt is embellished with a two-tone wavy border featuring a metallic gold flourish print. It’s so pretty and shimmery, you’ll almost want to resist putting presents under the tree. Simple to use, it closes in the back with three simple hook and loop fasteners. The “Peace on Earth” Tree Skirt is another festive way to accent your Christmas tree. It’s also made in purple velvet and it features a white border and embroidered sentiment. If you’re looking for a bit more shimmer and shine, another purple tree skirt from Northlight features glistening sequin snowflakes to reflect your Christmas tree lights and decorations, and it’s super affordable too.
4. Best Christmas Candle Holders: Crackle Purple Glass Tealight Holders
Christmas and candles go hand in hand, but sometimes a big messy pillar candle doesn’t quite deliver the elegant look you had in mind. Add these beautiful crackle glass tea light holders to your cadre of purple Christmas decorations, and create beautiful candle lit spaces throughout your holiday house. At nine, ten and twelve inches tall, these Christmas candle holders add both dimension and sparkle. Naturally, you’ll want to find some holiday scented tea lights to add aroma to the warmth of your holidays. If your holiday decorating style is more trendy and modern, the Purple Chunky Glass Votive and Tea Light Candle Holders have that avant garde appeal for that ultra-chic look.
Price: $24.98 (50 percent off MSRP)
5. Best Advent Wreath: Purple Ribbon Christmas Advent Wreath
A beautiful Advent wreath is the traditional centerpiece of the Christmas season. A single candle is lit on each of the four Sundays preceding Christmas. Three candles are purple, and one is often rose or pink. The first candle represents hope. The second candle signifies peace. The pink candle, generally lit on the third Sunday of Advent, represents joy. And the final candle signifies love. This beautiful purple Advent wreath is a subtle mix of traditional greens, highlighted with four purple colored ribbons, four pine-cones, and six purple Christmas balls along with two purple flowers. Because this Advent wrath doesn’t come with candles, be sure to order your Advent candles at the same time. The candle holders in this Christmas wreath are also removable, (because they get waxy) so next year you can use this pretty centerpiece with large pillar Advent candles in the middle.
Price: $22.99 (43 percent off MSRP)
6. Best Purple Christmas Tree Topper: Kurt Adler 17-Inch Sugar Plum Angel Treetop
This beautiful Sugar Plum Angel Christmas tree topper is a classic Kurt Adler design, featuring impeccable details and lovely finishes. This sweet angel is wearing a flowing gown of purple and white, with peppermint candy, pink hearts and snowflake details. In her hands, she holds a long candy cane staff, and a pink heart ornament. Her gossamer wings have just the slightest hint of pink. At nearly a foot and a half tall, she’ll make a dramatic impact on the top of your purple themed Christmas tree. If you’re looking for a simple star to top your tree, the Purple Springy Star With White Led Lights is a bright and pretty choice. For a more classic finial style tree topper, the Regal Peacock Purple and Teal Blue Glitter Glass Christmas Tree Topper is a work of art that will add a crowning touch to your tree.
Best Purple Christmas Tree Ornaments
7. Festive Season Purple Swirl Shatterproof Christmas Ball Ornaments
7. Festive Season Purple Swirl Shatterproof Christmas Ball Ornaments
These shatterproof Christmas ornaments combine the beauty and luster of real glass, with the unbreakable practicality of plastic. If you are tired of having ornaments fall from the tree because of curious kids and pets, and you worry about the dangers of broken glass, these pretty purple Christmas tree decorations will be perfect for you. Each shimmery clear ball is enveloped by a swirling maze of sparkling purple glitter that will catch the light from every angle. Each of the dozen ornaments features a pretty silver hanging cord, making them so much more convenient than having to track down ornament hangers at the last minute. Another pretty purple ornament set is the 24 pack of Yoland Shatterproof Christmas Balls, that work great for both indoor and outdoor decorations. The SANNO Purple Shatterproof Christmas Party Pendants add a beautiful and different shape to your Christmas collection, and they pair purple and silver glitter to add that extra holiday shine.
Price: $14.45 (48 percent off MSRP)
8. Northlight Regal Peacock Blue and Purple Bird Clip-On Christmas Ornament
This embellished blue peacock with royal purple feathers presents itself with elegance and grace. A tasteful addition to your Christmas décor, it’s perfect for attaching to your Christmas tree, holiday wreath or Christmas garland. It can also be a focal point for a Christmas floral arrangement or holiday centerpiece. Fully dimensional, it comes ready-to-attach with a gold crocodile clip. You can also get a regal peacock in solid purple if you want to be completely monochromatic with your purple birds. Kurt Adler’s Large Purple Peacock is an even more dramatic choice, measuring nearly 20 inches long. It would look simply amazing if you have vaulted ceilings and a giant Christmas tree to decorate. Only decorating a standard size tree? The Acrylic Peacock ornament set gives you two beautiful birds that are just four and a half inches long.
9. Old World Christmas Glass Wizard Ornament
Bedecked in a flowing purple cape, this colorful and magical wizard ornament is a perfect addition to your Christmas tree or makes a really special gift for the fantasy enthusiast in your life. It is wonderfully detailed including the wizard’s wispy long white beard, magical cane and mischievous expression. You can almost tell this wizard is ready to conjure up some Christmas miracles, wherever he happens to spend the holiday. Another beautiful mouth blown glass ornament to add to your purple Christmas tree decorations is the lovely and delicate Old World Christmas Angel with Dove Glass Blown Ornament. The pretty little angel is wearing a brilliant purple robe, flecked with red and gold highlights. If you’re a wine lover, or you’ve got one on your Christmas list, the Old World Christmas Purple Grapes Glass Blown Ornament features a brilliantly hued cluster on a tiny vine. This would be a perfect present to package with a nice bottle of sparkling Syrah to toast the holidays. Each of the Old World Christmas ornaments have been hand crafted in the age-old tradition using techniques that originated in the 1800s.
10. Hand Blown Fine Art Glass Ornament in Purple
Made in Seattle, by glass artist Dehanna Jones, this gorgeous hand blown glass ornament will be an amazing addition to your purple Christmas tree decorations. At approximately four inches in diameter, it features a clear loop for hanging, which is best done with some pretty silver or gold cord. Great for your holiday tree, this beautiful ornament can also hang in the window as a light catcher that will send streams of color into the room. Because each and every one of these ornaments is a unique work of art, expect them to have slight differences and variations in color. The Purple Rain Votive Candle Holder would be another gorgeous addition to your purple holiday theme, and would also be amazing one of a kind Christmas gifts for your most special friends and family. Fill the Cranberry and Purple Handcrafted Fused Glass Rippled Candy Bowl with your favorite holiday treats for grown ups. This should probably be set somewhere out of the reach of little fingers, as you’d hate to see this work of art accidentally land on the floor.