By: Giulz Garcia
The Christmas season is not only about filling homes with treats and holiday gifts – but it’s also time to make the home feel the Christmas spirit. Going all out with a Christmas-themed home is impressive, but what if that’s not your thing? Fortunately, there are simple tips for Christmas home decorations you can do to make your home Christmas-ready. Follow these easy tips to get your home ready for Christmas.
The most important step in getting your home ready for the Christmas season – and Christmas celebrations – is to declutter and get rid of stuff you won’t be needing anymore. A clean, clutter-free home is an exciting home to decorate – you’ll be able to see more what decor would look best on certain areas. Before the onslaught of Christmas gifts and holiday clutter, make sure your home is having a fresh start.
Choose a Consistent Color Theme
With all the many decorating options and inspirations you can find on the Internet, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. One great way to ace your Christmas decor game without getting too stressed is by choosing a color theme and sticking to it. Are you going to stick with the traditional red, gold, green theme? Maybe you prefer a white Christmas-inspired decoration? You can incorporate your color theme on your furniture and throw pillows for a more complete look. Even if the decoration is utterly simple, when the colors look well put-together, your house will easily look elegant.
Choose a “Christmas Spot”
If you’re aiming for simple ways to decorate your home for Christmas, one of the best things to do is to identify “Christmas spots” – spots where you can go all out with your Christmas decor. It’s easy to get overwhelmed when you think about decorating the entire home. Cut the stress by concentrating on ideal spots – some of the areas to consider are the living room and the dining area. Choosing a Christmas spot will make your home look ready for the celebrations without looking too overwhelming.
Go Bold with the Christmas Tree
Needless to say, the Christmas tree is the star of the Christmas decorations so it’s perfectly okay to go all out with your tree. Having a theme for your Christmas tree decoration can make the task easier. Whether you decide for a traditional red, green, and gold tree, or for a winter wonderland inspired tree, going all out on your Christmas tree can instantly bring the holiday mood to your home.
Hang a Wreath On Your Door
What better way to welcome the Christmas festivities than by making your house look holiday ready? If you have no time to spruce up your yard with eye-popping holiday decorations, fret not! A great way to add a simple, elegant Christmas detail is by hanging a wreath on your door. Nothing shouts “Christmas” than a classic wreath – it’s easy to put up, too!
Incorporate Christmas Items from Family Members
Make your Christmas decorations more special by incorporating personalized items that can make your visitors say “Awww.” Christmas cards, DIY Christmas stockings, and Christmas photos of your family are no-fuss and easy additions that can make your holiday decor extra meaningful.
In this most wonderful time of the year, don’t get too caught up with home decorations that you forget what matters most this holiday season. With these simple tips in preparing your home for Christmas, you can easily spruce up your home without having to deal with too much stress and effort – that’s a win!
Giulz Garcia is a mother to a 14-month old cookie monster. She loves to sing, write, and give kisses to boo-boos. She considers motherhood her favorite roller coaster ride.