Simple Tips on How to Decorate for Christmas

Choose a theme for your tree to keep your holiday decorating easy. Afro Bohemian Living decorated this tree with angel-themed ornaments that complement silver accents and candles for a sweet and simple look. Decorating with lanterns is a simple way to add a festive feel both indoors and out.

Do you need some fresh inspiration for ways to decorate your home? I’ve written several books and TONS of posts over the years on how to decorate and find inspiration for your home. I mentioned this already above, but creating focal points or vignettes of Christmas decor is a beautiful way to decorate for the season.

Family Christmas Photo Display

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And creating Abstract Art on my white plates from Dollar Tree was so easy. And when it comes to designing them there are so many color possibilities. Decorations are a quick and easy way to add interest and update your space. Participate in the hot discussions happening on our discussion boards. We have step by step instructional videos and slideshows sure to get you decorating. Drape your kitchen window with a natural garland to add charm to a farmhouse kitchen that will make doing the dishes feel a little more festive, like this space from Finding Lovely. Decorate modern dining chairs with a bright-colored satin ribbon and natural greens, like this festive kitchen from John McClain Design.

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Tips for decorating a small home: Bring more lighting into your house

However, when you choose this option (which I don’t recommend by the way) you will be moving into a home that has no curtains, curtain rods, blinds, and no privacy. Another reason new home constructions are difficult to decorate is they rarely include built-in features. Things like built-in bookshelves or entertainment centers are uncommon.

Wandering around the dollar store was a great way to come up with an idea for how to make some pretty, yet bargain priced Christmas decorations. Visit our top DIY Christmas decoration projects and decorate your space.

Courtney St. John Studio decorated this Christmas living room with a clients’ Nutcracker collection, placing an oversized figurine on the fireplace hearth and lining the mantel with the rest. By gathering things together your holiday decor will look more deliberate and less scattered or haphazard. With throw blankets and throw pillows you can easily swap out for the season, you can very easily add a little holiday charm to your living room, entry, dining room, and bedrooms. Try flameless battery-powered candles if you’ve got little kids.