Decorating Your Home for the Holidays
Christmas time is meant to enjoy precious moments spent with family and friends. Gather everyone around to help decorate your home for the holidays with these simple tips. A few garlands of evergreens, some poinsettias, a colorful wreath or an arrangement of candles flickering on the mantel can create an abundance of cheer!
Wreaths, Wreaths, Everywhere
The wreath – symbol of eternal life – is a timeless symbol of Christmas time. Wreaths are perfect for in a window or on the front door to your home. Find the perfect place to hang a crown a bright red berries and pine cones. Traditionally, a wreath in the window during the holidays is a sign of kinship and hospitality. Add some visual interest by weaving in some fabric or thick strips of ribbon.
Pretty Pine Cones
These little gifts are plentiful during the winter and add the perfect amount of texture to your decor. Pine cones are a great way to bring nature indoors and they match any decorating style. Create your own DIY project with pine cones – it’s easy and affordable!
Top your fireplace with garland and a glass vase full of colorful Christmas balls for a festive look. This display will add loads of color to a dining or living room. Minimal pops of red and green are sure to bring out the Christmas cheer!
Surfaces that catch the light are a gorgeous way to add some sparkle to a room. Make most of the natural light and add some sparkle details for a fresh, clean look.
Oh Christmas Tree
Turn your Christmas tree into a holiday masterpiece. Step 1: Add some lights – you can mix and match different sizes and also white or clear lights with strands of colored lights. Step 2: Add some garland or strands of berries. Step 3: Hang tree ornaments, some large and some small, spacing them out evenly, along with those specialty items such as baby’s first Christmas. Decorate with candy canes for a playful touch that will bring you back to your childhood and tie ribbons or twine around them for a nostalgic look.
Cookies for Santa Claus
In the midst of your holiday decorating, don’t forget the season’s most recognizable figure: Santa Claus himself. Leaving out a plate of cookies and milk is the ticket to ensure Santa will visit with plenty of presents on Christmas Eve.