It is that magical time of the year again when kids dream about Santa, people have an eternal smile on their face which cannot be wiped out no matter what and the bells start ringing with the sound of some lovely carols in the air.
Christmas is one time of the year that somehow manages to turn all the dampness and cold into joy and warmth and while some people are busy buying gifts and making plans, others are still searching for ways to turn their home into a bundle of ‘Christmas joy’. It is really hard to pick what we want with some many options around and while some struggle with the problem of plenty, others are still looking for ideas. Here are some simple, elegant and unique tips to help make your festive season all that merrier…
- Decorate with a special Christmas theme in mind
Everyone has their own dream and this Christmas you can make your own dream come true by having the ‘Christmas Theme’ that you always wanted. This will help you in more ways than just one. For starters, it will keep you focused and give your decoration a specific direction. Then there is the added bonus of living out your fantasy. The themes can vary from Victorian to Star Wars and from Snowman to Santa. You will find enough stuff out there that will be custom crafted to suit both Christmas and your theme. If you want than you can even bring back your childhood by going ‘Retro’!
- Christmas without snow… Not a problem!
What good is Christmas without snow really? Of course, not every part of the world is covered in beautiful snow just because it’s Christmas. So if the heavens do not open up and snow for you, then turn your own home into a snowfield. While having a ‘White Christmas’ is a theme like many others, it really will give you a joy like none other. You can snow up your Christmas tree with artificial snow and you can decide how snowy it should get. You can use clear glowing lights, crystal angels, white doves and much more that hangs on your Christmas tree and around your home and is frosty in look.
- Add some zing to your lighting and safety to your wires
If you want to light up this Christmas then do it with the best and cleanest technology possible in the form of LED lights. The little lights not only save on energy, but also are a lot brighter and far more ‘jolly’ in their mood than traditional ones. Also check your wiring before you put on the lights so that you avoid any disasters. You can always either use them to accentuate the existing building or can chose to create new designs like sledges and Santa. Feel free to express yourself in a bright and glowing fashion.
- Wrap up your home in red holiday ribbon and plenty of gold!
There are many little ways you can bring the holiday theme to your home by adding the Christmas colors to stuff around you. Put the red holiday ribbon around the candles, drape the photos on the walls in gift wrapper and add dangling gold decorations and tiny flying angels wherever you think its appropriate. You can never have enough festive charm around the house. Make sure though that you do this in-sync with the theme you have chosen. Even the star hanging outside could use with a bit of glint as it too is an important part of the decoration.
- Start a Christmas collection and pick the right Christmas tree
Your home will look a lot better few years down the line if you start a Christmas Collection that is unique and make it a tradition each year. Not only do you have something to pass on to the kids in the home, but also an effort that will gradually give your home some great interiors. This is a long-term investment and if you start now, you will see that it will pay off big time soon.
The Christmas tree is the heart of your holiday celebrations. Pick something that suits your home and the window best. Remember that big is not always beautiful.
Decorating your home for this Christmas is not as hard as you think and with these tips, you will hopefully shop with a much clearer mind. Remember that at the end of the day there is nothing that matches creativity and originality.