9 Holiday Must Haves From IKEA’s Latest Collection

Gear up for the season with these affordable finds.


STRÅLA Pendant Lamp Shade

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This shade can lend a little extra warmth to the room over the holiday season. The jute material can also bring some natural elegance, which is especially welcome if you’re not a fan of shiny holiday décor, or have a lot of sparkly objets on display already.

To buy: $24, ikea.com


Hanging Ornaments

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With this set of 24 ornaments, you’ll have everything you need to decorate a small tree (for a bigger one, you might want to buy a few sets). Plus, you can’t beat this price point. They come in a variety of shapes, including hearts, bells, stars, bows, and more.

To buy: $6 for a set of 24, ikea.com


Place Card Stand

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Set the table (and finish the seating plan), with these glass place card holders that look like tree ornaments. The silver details add a bit of sparkle, too—just imagine them paired with candlelight.

To buy: $6 for two, ikea.com


Scented Candle in Glass

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Create a cozy atmosphere by placing this scented candle on your coffee table or nightstand. It smells of mandarins with a hint of cinnamon. And when the candle burns down, you can use the glass holder to stash trinkets or desk accessories.

To buy: $3, ikea.com


Baking Molds

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Instead of plain plastic containers, present your famous baked goods to your family and friends in these oven-safe paper baking molds. When you’re ready to wrap them, cover with cellophane and finish with a bow.

To buy: $4 for set of 10, ikea.com


Tree Decoration Stand

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This small space alternative to a Christmas tree is the perfect, no-fuss holiday decoration. It’s made of solid pine and measures 18½ inches high. Place it on a console table, or a side table for minimalist, modern-inspired flair.

To buy: $25, ikea.com



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This sleek tray will be your go-to serving piece this holiday season. The affordable piece is made of sturdy steel and is hand wash only.

To buy: $3, ikea.com



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Update your curb appeal with this shiny gold and silver wreath hung on your front door. Or, place it in the middle of your dining table to act as an eye-catching centerpiece.

To buy: $25, ikea.com


Table Runner

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If you’re going all out with the candles, place settings, and centerpiece, this simple, yet seasonal holiday table runner will keep your holiday table from going too over-the-top. Or, swap it in as the runner on a console table in your entry or living room to make the spot feel a little bit more festive.

To buy: $8, ikea.com