Christmas Decorations HistoryMost of the Christmas home decors we see in the Christmas store have evolved from many different cultures.
The evolution of Christmas as we know it today is no doubt better than the old holidays.
We see visions of Christmas Decors on trees, snow covered hills, carolers singing, ringing bells and Lighted Outdoor Christmas Decors, lighting up the night. In the winter when most native plants lose their leaves, flowers and fruits, the evergreens, holly, ivy and mistletoe are winter wonders to admire for Holiday Decors. It is no wonder that these winter delights were used as Christmas Decors to brighten up the cold dark days of winter.
( Stars hanged on the curtains will definely give a christmas feel)
Impact of Christmas décor
Put up some Christmas cheer
Decorating the house for Christmas is a significant and most interesting aspect of Christmas celebrations. The impact of well decorated Christmas home is quite amazing. When you enter a home that has been decorated for Christmas in a tasteful way, you feel happy and good about the world. A house optimized for Christmas also reflects the warmth of the people living inside. Besides, Christmas is the time when people get to spend quality time with their friends and family members.For such an emotionally charged occasion, a home decorated in a Christmas spirit is an ideal setting.While Christmas decor can lightt up the eve.
While everyone realizes the importance of decorating the house for Christmas, for most it is quite a challenging task as there are so many things to be done in a short span of time. Well, most difficult tasks can be managed with little planning and starting in time. The activity can also be made enjoyable by involving all family members. Their participation will help you get more ideas to make christmas decor more innovative
Here we have some interesting ideas that will help you decorate your home for Christmas. Decor of Christmas Tree and Christmas table have been covered in in separate articles.
(Snowmans add to Christmas celebrations)
Ideas for Christmas décor
Don’t forget to add Santa, Christmas tree Reindeer, stars , angels , wreath,candy canes ,snowman and bells in the christmas décor as each one of them has a special significance. Be sure that you have enough light when planning a Christmas party outdoors and it will be advisable to keep near to a shelter in case the winds turn too chilly or snow starts falling.
Check whether your lights and music systems are well protected from the changes in weather and ensure safety of your things and guests too .
- Keep a check on the noise level so your neighbors can also enjoy their quiet Christmas family gathering.
- Cut fabric with Christmas prints and make bows out of them and pin them on to your curtain. If you have a Christmas collection, like a collection of santas or Christmas stockings, or Christmas candles etc. display them on the mantel.
- Take a white table cloth and use red, green and gold fabric paints to trace out Christmas patterns like stars, bells, stocking, trees etc.
- Hang Christmas decoration on indoor plants.
- Take a tall drinking glass, tie a red ribbon around it and fill it with candy canes and display it on a small side table in the living room.
- Place red and white flowers in vases around the house. Take a large glass bowl and fill it with water and float red and white flowers in them. This will add to Christmas decor.
- Create a charming display of teddy bears dressed for the season. Gather together three or more teddy bears and arrange them on a table or on the floor in a corner. Dress the bears with scarves and mittens.
- Revisit your childhood. Cut snowflakes from white paper and hang them in all of your windows
Pile a collection of Christmas books on a side table.
- Purchase an inexpensive mail box. Spray paint it red or green. Use craft paints to add simple Christmas shapes , or attach store-bought ornaments with a hot glue gun
- Sew scraps of Christmas print fabric into a patchwork tablecloth. Simply cut your fabric into square pieces and stitch together. Hem the entire cloth. Sew ribbon the edges, if you like. Make smaller cloths to cover end tables, night tables, TV trays, shelving, etc.
- String popcorn, cranberries, cereal, beads, etc. and hang the garlands everywhere
- Replace your fish tank background mural with a piece of Christmas wrapping paper or a collage made out of pictures cut from Christmas cards. Remove your favorite pictures from their frames. Wrap the frames with Christmas wrap and replace the pictures
- Pull out your old toy trains. Run the track around the perimeter of the Christmas tree.
- Create personalized gingerbread men as place cards for your dining table
- Put a Christmas screen saver on your computer
- Make simple Christmas puppets. Cut Santas, angels, snowmen, etc. from old Christmas cards. . Attach one cut-out to each stick using tape. The kids can play with these or, you can display them in a vase or a bowl