It doesn’t pay to get hung up on holiday home decor. An inviting, festive atmosphere can be created without having to dig deep into your pockets or hiring a professional decorator. Here are a few holiday decorating tips to deck your halls:
Let it snow! Use white spray paint to welcome in old man winter. Spray generously on wreaths or natural arrangements. Take a day and venture to a local park, picking up a few sprigs of pine, adding a little white spray paint, and simple ribbon, or twine and bells.
Ribbons for the swag and arrangements? Check. What about the stemware? Elevate your dining aesthetic by tying a spectrum of colored ribbons around wineglasses and champagne flutes. This serves a dual purpose, as they make it easy for guests to identify their own glass while adding a little oomph.
Need a little holiday flair near mantles or seating? Purchase some discounted bamboo plant stakes; insert five-foot stakes at the perimeter of a planted evergreen; and bind them at the tip with wire. Weave white lights and additional sparkle throughout the structure.
Create a festive window. Cut a few lengths of ribbon and tie them to a tension rod fitted in the frame. Add on vintage ornaments approximately 5 inches apart from each other. Keep to one theme or mix it up.
Showcase the year’s memories. Print out your favorite pictures of friends and family and clothespin them to a slim stick held by two vases. Email guests to bring in a few of their year’s funniest and warmest moments to share.
Making new memories should be the focus of the holiday season. With a little creativity, it is possible to decorate the home with the best trappings of the holiday season.