12/24/2013 10:49 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

5 Christmas Decorations That Are O.K. To Keep Up (Long) After The Holiday (PHOTOS)

'Tis the season for lots of lights and over-the-top outdoor decor, but the secret to winning Christmas may lay in a far more traditional place -- holiday decorations that you can use year after year.

Here's a look at holiday decor so classic and versatile that it could stay up well past January 1. (Read: These are the items you're going to want to stock up on at those after-Christmas sales.)

Plaid Pieces
White Lights
Paperwhite Bulbs
A Well-Made Wreath

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