15 Grinch Christmas Decor Ideas

From DIY Grinch crafts to Christmas tree ornaments and home decorations, these Grinch Christmas decor ideas will give you lots of inspiration for a fun and festive holiday season.

Grinch Christmas decor ideas

It seems like lots of people are obsessed with the Grinch these days.

And I’m one of them! It’s my new favorite holiday decor!

So I decided to do my whole office in Grinch-themed Christmas decorations.

It’s not quite Whoville, but I love it!

So today I’m sharing what I did, plus some of the other awesome Grinch decorations I found.

(And I may have let my obsession get the best of me and expanded the Grinchiness out into the yard).

1 | Grinch Christmas Tree

Grinch-inspired Christmas tree

With lots of cute ornaments, Christmas picks and an easy Grinch tree topper, a whimsical Grinch Christmas tree is a fun and festive way to get into the holiday spirit.

2 | Printable Grinch Christmas ornaments

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DIY printable Grinch ornaments

These DIY Grinch Christmas ornaments are inexpensive and super simple to make with free printable patterns. Then you glue them onto simple wooden discs and you’re done!

3 | DIY Grinch Ball Ornaments

DIY Grinch ball Christmas ornaments
These ball ornaments from happinessishomemade.net are another easy and fun DIY project to add to your Grinch Christmas tree. They’re easy to customize so you can make as many different variations as you want.
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4 | More Grinch ornaments

Of course, if you don’t want to make your own ornaments, there are lots of Grinch-inspired options you can buy.

Here are some of the ones I used on my tree (click the picture to find out where to buy them).

Ribbli Red and White Stripe Metallic Mesh Ribbon, 10 inch x 30 feet(10Yard), Red and White with Iridescent Silver Foil, Christmas Ribbon for Wreath Swags and Christmas Tree Decoration
Vickerman 395431-4" White-Black Plastic Matte-Glitter Chevron Ball Christmas Tree Ornament (4 pack) (M143377)
Sleetly Green Ornaments for Christmas Tree Shatterproof Ball Decorations, 3.15", Set of 12
Valery Madelyn 30ct 60mm Classic Collection Splendor Red Green White Christmas Ball Ornaments, Shatterproof Christmas Tree Ornaments for Xmas Decoration
10 Inch x 10 Yards (30 feet) Deco Poly Mesh Ribbon - Lime Green with Lime Foil : RE130150
2 Rolls Christmas Glitter Dot Wired Edge Ribbons Green Red Dot Ribbons Polka Dot Printed Wired Edge Ribbons Burlap Decorative Ribbons for DIY Craft Bows, 6 Yard Per Roll (Green Base, 2.5 Inch Wide)
NUOBESTY 10pcs Glitter Christmas Leaves Picks Artificial Leaf Spray Picks Christmas Tree Poinsettia Flower Stems Branches Picks for Xmas Wreath Wedding Table Centerpiece Decorations Red
Christmas Door Decorations Christmas Door Hanger Wooden Hanging Sign Front Door Wall Outdoor Indoor Decor Hanger Sign for Xmas Holiday Party Supplies Favors
Jmkcoz Christmas Plastic Candy Cane Lollipop Ornament, 30 Pcs Christmas Tree Hanging Decoration Twisted Toy Crutch Candy Canes Stick for Home Party Holiday Xmas Embellishment
ZHANYIGY 6PC Set Red Christmas Tree Decoration Sequins Ball Curly Pick, Christmas Tree Decorations Christmas Tree Topper Star Home Office Perfect Party Decorations Gifts
Holiday Lane Christmas Cheer Green and Red Finial Ornament, Created for Macy's
Valery Madelyn Christmas Ornaments Set, 16ct Red Green White Shatterproof Christmas Tree Decorations Ball Ornaments Bulk, 3.15 Inch Vintage Hanging Ornaments for Xmas Trees Holiday Party Decor
Yaheetech 7.5ft White Artificial Christmas Pine Tree Seasonal Holiday Carnival Home Party Decoration for Home, Office, Party Decoration Indoor Outdoor with 1539 Branch Tips and Foldable Stand
Christmas Tree Ball Ornament Set 16pcs 80mm/3.15inch Red White Glittering Shatterproof Foam Christmas Ball Ornaments Xmas Tree Decor Holiday Decoration
AMS Christmas Tree Ornaments 24PCS Aluminum Twisted Icicles Ornament Set for Christmas Tree New Year Party Decorations Supplies(Matte 9.8",Red)
Yinder 6 Pcs Christmas Candy Decorations Red/White Glitter Candy and Lollipop Pick Christmas Ornament Tree Decorations Christmas Tree Topper for Holiday Decorations
24 Pcs Christmas Candy Lollipop Ornament Set Vibrant Red White Candy Cane Ornament Xmas Hanging Lollipop Pattern Decorations with Rope for Xmas Holiday Festival Decor Photo Booth Prop (Vivid Style)
ZHANYIGY 6PC Set Green Christmas Tree Decoration Sequins Candy Shape Curly Pick, Christmas Tree Decorations Home Office Party Decorations Gifts

5 | DIY Grinch garland

Grinch garland over a mantel

This DIY Grinch garland is a fun and festive addition to your Christmas decor that only takes a few minutes to put together.

6 | Red, white and green Christmas trees

red, white and green mini Christmas trees on a  fireplace mantel underneath a Grinch wreath

If making a garland sounds like too much work, then putting some red, white and green mini Christmas trees on your mantel may be just the thing.

You get the Christmas-y Grinch look and it only takes a couple of minutes to set up.

Just try to get a few different heights to make them look more natural.

You can find similar trees to the ones I used here:

Peppermint Candy Cane Christmas Tree Decoration, Set of 3
Milltown Merchants Ceramic Christmas Tree - Tabletop Christmas Tree with Lights - (13" Green Christmas Tree/Multicolored Lights) - Lighted Vintage Ceramic Tree - Nostalgic Christmas Tree
Milltown Merchants Ceramic Christmas Tree - Tabletop Christmas Tree with Lights - (11.5" Medium White Christmas Tree/White Lights) - Lighted Vintage Ceramic Tree
Holiday Time Red & White Clay Dough Christmas Tree Table Decoration

7 | Easy DIY Grinch Gnome

Another fun decoration to add to your Christmas display is this DIY Grinch-inspired gnome from Michelle at Our Crafty Mom. It’s easy to make and would like so cute on top of your mantel.
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8 | DIY Grinch wreath

DIY Grinch wreath

If you don’t have a TV above your fireplace, then a wreath is a great way to add some festive spirit to the space.

This DIY Grinch wreath only takes about 15 minutes to make but looks very Christmas-y hanging above the fireplace. (It also works on the front door if it is covered).

9 | Red and white stockings

red and white stockings hung on a mantel with a Grinch garland

Of course, if you’re going to be putting up a Grinch tree and decorating the mantel, then you’ll probably want some matching stockings to hang above the fireplace.

I hung up some red and white ones. They aren’t specific to the Grinch but the pom poms have the same vibe and they go with the color scheme.

You can find these and other similar options that aren’t very expensive on Amazon:

K-MLICE Knit Christmas Stockings with Pompoms, 6 Pack 20" Large Knitted Classic Xmas Stocking Sweater Rustic Stockings for Family Holiday Season Decorations
Whaline 3 Pack Knitted Christmas Stocking with Scarf Red Green White Hanging Stockings Classic Xmas Hanging Decorations for Christmas Party Home Fireplace Decor Family Friend Gift, 20inch
Shinymoon 8 Pack Christmas Stockings 18 Inches Large Knitted Stocking Double Sided Fireplace Hanging Stockings Holiday Party Decorations Xmas Tree, Green, Ivory, Gray, Wine Red
6 Pack Large Knit Christmas Stocking,19 inches Colorful Knitting Xmas Cuff Stockings,Classic Large Stocking Decorations for Family Holiday Season Decor
Whaline 4 Pack 18 Inch Christmas Stocking Red Green Hanging Stocking with White Snowflake Felt Favor Treat Bag Candy Pouch Holder for Fireplace Gift Present Xmas Tree Decoration
New Traditions Simplify Your Holiday 3-Pack Christmas Cable Knit Stockings with Pom Poms (Red/Joyous)

10 | DIY Grinch Handprint Christmas Stockings

If you prefer a DIY project, you can make these handprint stockings from 4theloveoffoodblog.com. It’s a fun Christmas Grinch craft you can make with the kids in minutes using Dollar Tree supplies.
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11 | Grinch cushion covers

If you’re looking to integrate How the Grinch Stole Christmas into your home decor, then you’re in luck.

There are all kinds of cushions and cushion covers that are inexpensive and will add a festive feel to your house.

If you’re buying them online, pay attention to the descriptions.

Some of products will include the pillow and some will only be the covers.

If it’s the latter, you’ll need to provide the cushion inserts. But the covers are usually less expensive. So they will save you money over time, since you can re-use the inserts with different covers for all the seasons.

Here are some of my favorites:

Christmas Pillow Covers 18x18 Merry Christmas Grinch Christmas Pillows Grinch Decor Farmhouse Christmas Throw Pillow Covers Set of 4 Christmas Decorations for Home
Christmas Decor Green Merry Christmas Cushion Covers Throw Pillow Cover Tartan Cover Case for Couch Sofa Home Decoration Cotton 20 X 12 Inches
Sambosk Grinch Christmas Pillow Covers 18x18 Set of 4 Xmas Decor Merry Grinchmas Stink Stank Stunk Resting Grinch Face Outdoor Winter Decorative Throw Pillow Cushion Cases for Home Couch SK035-18

12 | Grinch pictures

printable Grinch pictures on either side of a wreath above the fireplace

To really get into the festive spirit, hang some Grinch-inspired pictures for the holidays.

I made these easy printable silhouette pictures of Cindy Lou Who, Max the dog, the Grinch and a Whoville Christmas tree.

Stapling up some red and white striped wrapping paper behind them really made them stand out.

But you can also buy inexpensive prints and frame them however you want.

Ohok 4 Panels Modern Prints Artwork Pictures Photo Paintings Print on Canvas Wall Art for Home Walls Decor Stretched and Framed Ready to Hang 12x12 inches (Christmas Grinch)
Vintage Halloween Tin Sign Christmas Winter Grin Ches Metal Tin Sign Wall Decor Home Art Decoration Pub Plaque 8x12 Inch
Stink Stank Stunk Wall Art Prints (Set of Four) 8x10in Christmas Signs Decoration Decor
Grinch Christmas Decorations with Ornament - Funny Christmas Decorations - Holiday Decorations - Xmas Decorations - Cute Christmas Wall Decor Poster - Holiday Home Decor - Grinch Santa Clause Wall Art

13 | Table Linens

Grinch-inspired decor is also available for your holiday table.

You can get runners and tablecloths that are obviously related to the Dr. Seuss story with the Grinch face on them. Or that say “Merry Grinchmas”.

Or go for a subtler approach by choosing table linens in lime green, red and white that match the color scheme, without actually having the Grinch on them.

Here are some options:

Rvsticty Linen Grinch Table Runner Merry Grinchmas Tablecloth Winter New Year Xmas Christmas Decorations and Supplies for Home Kitchen Table-13×72''
Merry Grinchmas Table Runner Christmas Xmas Buffalo Plaid Check Winter Holiday Party Decoration Fireplace Kitchen Dinning Home Decor (Green, 13" x 72")
Merry Grinchmas Table Runner, Funny Grinchy Christmas Decorations, Winter Holiday Party Supplies, Xmas Home Kitchen Dining Room Fireplace Table Decor, 13x72 Inch
ShinyBeauty Sequin Table Runner 12x108 Inch Pack of 2 Sparkly Lime Green Table Cover Glitter Table Linen for Wedding Holiday Party Supplies(12x108 x2pcs, Lime Green)
2 Pieces Red and White Striped Tablecloth Plastic Stripe Table Cover Carnival Circus Tablecloths Waterproof Rectangle Tablecloth for Holiday Party Picnic Decoration, 54" x 107"

14 | Tea Towels

Why stop in the dining room when you can have the Grinch in your kitchen?

Like table linens, you can find Grinch-specific tea towels or just replicate the color scheme.

These are some of my favorites:

HOMSHIAM Christmas Kitchen Towels 2 Pieces Christmas Dish Towels Hand Towels Housewarming Gifts for New Home, Christmas Farmhouse Decor for Kitchen/Bedroom/Bathroom(17.7 x 27.5 Inch)
T-Fal Textiles 60948 2-Pack Solid & Check Parquet Design 100-Percent Cotton Kitchen Dish Towel, Red, Solid/Check-2 Pack
T-Fal Textiles 60937 2-Pack Solid & Check Parquet Design 100-Percent Cotton Kitchen Dish Towel, Green, Solid/Check-2 Pack
Urban Villa Kitchen Towels Leaf Green Waffle Stripes Premium Quality 100% Cotton Dish Towels Mitered Corners Ultra Soft (Size: 20X30 Inch) Highly Absorbent Bar Towels & Tea Towels - (Set of 6)
DII CAMZ10651 Christmas Dishtowel Decorative Oversized, Set of 3, Cozy Christmas

15 | Grinch kitchen mat

Adding a mat on the floor in front of the sink is another easy way to add some Grinch decorations to your home.

I actually used one that is intended to be a front door mat.

It has a rubber back so it won’t slide and it’s really easy to clean. So you don’t have to worry about spills.

They are available in lots of different Grinch designs so you can choose the one you like. Here are some options:

Grinch Door Mat Christmas Decoration Entrance Doormat Non-Slip Floor Mat Absorb Water Indoor Rugs Bath Kitchen Garden Entryway Mats Holiday Decor for Outdoor 30 * 17 inch
Juvale Christmas Tree Coir Welcome Door Mat Front Doormat Non Slip Rugs for Indoor Outdoor Entrance Holiday Xmas Decorations, 17 x 30 in
AnyDesign Merry Christmas Doormat Decorative Xmas Holiday Front Door Mat Funny Cartoon Character Felt Door Rugs Non-Slip Indoor Outdoor Carpet Floor Mat for Home Office Yard Garden Decor, 17 x 29 in
AnyDesign Christmas Welcome Doormat Decorative Xmas Holiday Front Floor Mat Indoor Outdoor Carpet Non-Slip Door Mat for Indoor Outdoor Home Office Kitchen Yard Garden Decoration, 17 x 29 Inch
Eikunn Christmas Welcome Doormat,Grinch Merry Christmas Decoration Mat, Winter Holiday Christmas Non-Skid Floor Mat Christmas Decoration Kitchen Door Mat Bedroom Doormat 17x30 inch
Illusion Doormat,Christmas Non-Slip Visual Door Mat,for Christmas Indoor Outdoor Home Party (Black 50X80CM)

16 | Grinch Outdoor Decorations

grinch stealing lights outdoor decor

The Grinch decor doesn’t have to stop inside the house. There are all kinds of options for your front yard, too!

The Grinch stealing lights is always a popular option. I combined him with green string lights on the bushes and red flood lights.

But there are lots of other ways to add the Grinch to your outdoor display.

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Have comments or questions about our Grinch Christmas decor ideas? Tell us in the section below.

This post was originally published on December 8, 2021 but was updated with new content on September 27, 2023.


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3 Comments

  1. Where did u get the wallpaper from ?

    1. Wanda Simone says:

      Hi Lauren…it’s actually wrapping paper that I bought at Target. Not sure if they still have it, but I think you could find something similar on Amazon.

  2. You are right we are all grinch obsessed. I love your decorations. I made some myself that I have on my etsy page