This season is the season to be jolly; although we are still in November when you see Red and White are flaunting everywhere, then you know what it means, Christmas is near. To keep your holiday spirit in the full gleeful mode, let start with the decoration: One comes to mind is the Christmas tree; you can't celebrate Christmas without "the tree." So let's make decorating your tree more merry and foolproof than ever.
1. Pick and prep your tree Before you decorate your tree, the first thing you have to do is to decide whether to choose a fresh or artificial tree. Although the fresh tree is extra work to pick up and dispose of, nothing can beat a new pine tree's vibrant color and sweet scent. Artificial Christmas tree, on the other hand, is very convenient, easy to use, easy to put it down, and a lot more affordable; you can use it over and over again. So it is all in your preference.
Choose The Shape: There are many kinds and different shapes of a fresh Christmas tree to choose from; here is an article to educate you on many other Christmas trees. Make sure to pick an appropriate tree size for your home; the perfect size is not too close or touches the ceiling of your home.
2. Location, location, location Determine the best space where to put your Christmas tree. Opted for an area or corner that will be the focal point on your home — A place that grabs your guest's attention as soon as they enter the house. And let the Christmas tree light up from every corner of your house.
3. Tree Base Cover No one likes wriggling under those low-hanging branches, diving under the ornaments while arranging the skirt. So put on the Christmas base right after the Christmas tree settle and standing tall.
Choose The Base Cover: People opted for a Christmas tree skirt for a long time, but lately, I show the new trend; some use the colorful bins or wicker basket. I like the fresh, unique style; I tried it last year, and it gives my Christmas tree the "modern, yet sophisticated look."
4. Colors And Theme There aren't rules on how many colors you can use on your Christmas tree, although you can use as many as colorful hues your heart desire, and unless you want to have a wild fiesta on your tree, for me, less is more, so keep it simple is the way to go. Opt for only two or three different colors will make your Christmas tree look elegant, sweet, and sophisticated.
Choose The Theme: Aren't you getting tired of looking at the same Christmas tree ornaments year after year? It would then be best if you had a much-needed update for your tree; choose a different theme every year is a fun thing to do, from extravagant to minimalist and even to "the Grinch" theme. They're sure to be a theme to amuse you and whatever tickles your fancy. Here are some of the Christmas theme ideas to choose from:
5, Gather The Ornaments And Decoration Divide them into categories: Colors, sizes, themes, shapes, etc. Larger elements (including garland, flowers, bows, pearls strand) go first, tucked among the branches. Fill in any open spaces with smaller decoration; you can use picks, faux flowers and keep adding until the tree's branches look full.
6. Carry On Tradition Every year I like to include my kids in decorating our Christmas tree, including deciding what theme to choose from: Therefore, they feel essential in building our Christmas tree. And there are one or two unique ornaments that have sentimental value to be included in our Christmas decor every year. Such as ornaments that I bought from the first time they were celebrating Christmas with us or decorations with names of all family members and pictures of the family. We always try to include those in our Christmas tree each year.
7. Go Over The Top Crown your tree with a distinctive decorative topper that matches your theme and draws all eyes up high for a top-to-bottom style statement all of your personality!
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8. Decor Under & Around The Tree You don't want to let the bottom of the tree bare without anything. As for now, the latest trend goes all the way to the base of the tree; the design will continue to carry out. This is limited by putting a present under the tree, but you want to put extra personalities around the tree. Last year, I put a deer family and an additional small Christmas tree; it makes the design more impressive and beautiful. You can also put tiny houses around the tree or group of Winter animals.
Thank you so much for reading; please let me know if you have more ideas on how to decorate a Christmas tree, and please leave your comment below!