Can you imagine Christmas without decorating the Christmas tree? Decorating the Christmas tree is an age-old tradition. People usually buy enhancing ornaments for the Christmas tree from the market, but it adds to the expenses. Do you want to decorate a Christmas tree in a remarkable way, but is not sure how to do it? Don’t worry, because the good news is that you can decorate your Christmas tree at home in a magnificent way by following simple but innovative Christmas tree decorating ideas.
Tips On How To Decorate The Christmas Tree At Home
Add different lights: Adding diverse lights to your Christmas tree will make it look vibrant. Always buy lights with wire strands of the color matching your Christmas tree so that the wires are not visible. Wrap the tree branches, trunk and base with stunning shimmering lights. There are various lights available in the market out of which one is the traditional luminescent light, which exists in different sizes. Most of people use this type of light to warm up the tree branches and make the room aromatic.
A bit expensive, yet popular are the LED lights, which are used to give a fashionable look to the Christmas tree. They do not heat up the branches and are completely flame-resistant, flameproof and harmless.
To spread a soft glow you can use globe lights, which look like balls, and their shade covers a larger area as compared to other lights. You can also use bubble lights in which bubbles start flowing up and down in their liquid tubes once they are heated up. Mix and match these lights to give a dynamic appearance to your Christmas tree.
Decorate With Garlands: Adding lovely ribbon garlands to your Christmas tree will give a fresh look to it. You can use satin, sparkling, silky, gauzy or floral ribbons to make a perfect décor. If you want to create a bow or some curls, then go for wired ribbons because they will hold their shape well, whereas unwired ribbons can be used to wind up around the tree loosely. Ensure that you are buying a roll of ribbon with 8 inch diameter as it will be enough for one Christmas tree.
Christmas Tree Ornaments: Various ornaments made of wood, glass, plastic or ceramic are used to embellish Christmas tree. These range from simple balls to extremely creative designs. Ornaments can be purchased or created at home and can be reused every year. Place the special ornaments in the major places so that they are easily seen. Ensure that you have placed all the large ornaments uniformly across the tree. Cover the trunk with some ornaments to create an impact. Ornaments that are commonly used are snowmen, snowflakes, animals, stars, fruits, lanterns, and candies, shining flags, Santa Claus and teddy bear, Blue Christmas ornament, Christmas bauble, or ball ornament, gold plated Christmas owlstrips, chocolates and bird-cages. People also use nests, baskets full of fruits, gold plated apples and grape bunches.
Other Accessories: Most of the families use traditional Christmas tree accessories, which are being used by each generation. However, people buy new accessories every year to make the Christmas tree look more contemporary. People have been using angels for many years for Christmas or ornamentation as there is a close relation between angels and Christmas. Also candles have been used since the 16th Century. Lighting a candle represents joy over grief and is a symbol of life.
Use all these ideas and more to decorate your Christmas tree this year. Once you start decorating your tree, the ideas soon start spilling out of your brain and there is more possibility that you end up decorating the tree better than you ever thought.