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Condo Christmas Decorations: 10 Ways To Add Festive Decor To Small Spaces

12/09/2014 12:22 EST | Updated 12/09/2014 12:59 EST
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Condo owners know when the holiday season comes around, it can be hard to get too excited about decorating your home — because let's face it, even putting up a tree can take up too much space.

But don't let your small space hold you back from creating your very own Christmas carnival in your living room. Interior decorator and host of "Love It Or List It Vancouver" Jillian Harris says, when you're working with a small space, less is more.

"Pre-lit trees are easy to work with and provide a great base. I recommend building up a base of neutrals with white, silver or gold, and then picking new pops of colour to update your tree," she says.

Harris, who is currently teaming up with Canadian Tire and the Canvas collection, says this year's "it" colour for decorating is apple green. The Canvas collection features several apple green options, including ornaments. Other options we've noticed include napkin holders, throw pillows, and wrapping paper.

And when the holiday season is over, she says you can still refresh your home's look throughout the year. DIY decorations (or following a ton of Pinterest boards) will help you stay inspired and stay on budget.

"Instead of buying all new decor items each year, refurbish your old pieces and mix and match them with anything new you’ve purchased to create a personalized look," says Harris.

Here are Harris's top 10 tips for turning a small condo into a festive holiday space. Leave your decorating tips in the comments below:

10 Decorating Tips For Small Spaces