The streets are decorated with lights, pine trees, snow, gifts, turkey, Santa Claus… Christmas is coming soon!
The preparations mostly start when December come with snow. Even there are many different types of decorations depending on the culture and traditions, white, red and blue are often used for the Christmas decorations in many countries. Golden and silver are also used to make the decoration flashy.
As it’s the most common holiday, we would like to decorate our home completely: from the front yard to the rooftop, from the porch to the back yard.
To create a mystical spirit, holly, ivy and mistletoe are useful materials to decorate the interior of a home. It’s also possible to use some candles. You can band some pieces of the cinnamon branches around candles. In this way, smell of cinnamon will surround your home.
If you don’t expect receiving the present in wrapping paper, it’s better to arrange a Christmas stocking. It can be an empty sock or sock-shaped which is bought from a shop or made by hand. You can find some DIY ideas below.
What else? You shouldn’t forget about candies and other sweet stuff. They can be everywhere in your house and perform as decoration and food at the same time. If you have kids, these decorations will be certainly the most popular among them.
Christmas Eve is a wonder time. Let’s dream and let our dreams come true! And proper decorations will help you to get a right mood of the holiday.
Do-it-yourself activities become more and more popular. There are so many things that you can make with your own hands and so many ideas how to do it. Here we would like to talk about DIY lightning ideas.
They can be indoors and outdoors, for everyday or for party, Christmas ones and so on. For example, you can make different lampshades from paper, cloth, corrugate paper or even jam jars. You can also paint these materials. The next interesting and often used material in lightning is fairy lights. It can be used not only at Christmas time, but every day. Where? Of course, in your bedroom. Fairy lights will make this room much more cozy and romantic. As for Christmas decoration garlands are used in many options. You can decorate fur-tree, walls inside and outside the house, your garden with light balls made from fairy lights. For Christmas lightning decorations you can also use candles, pinecones, fir branches and ribbons. Candles can be put in glassworks not to set a fire. You can use even glassware and wine bottles. One more idea for your garden is to put lamps in glass pots and then use them like pots for flowers.
Enjoy our lightning ideas and think over your own. Good luck!
Fireplace is the coziest thing in a house. Of course, if you have it. Fireplaces can be very different: big or small, from red bricks or from stones, real or fake, heating or not, placed in a living room or in a bedroom, and so on. But it is always a thing that gathers people together in evenings.
Now we want to give you some ideas how to decorate your fireplace. Certainly, photos of your family are at the first place. They can be put into frames, or got together in garlands, or even occupy the whole wall behind the fireplace. The next most popular decorations are vases and flowers. Flowers can be not only inside vases, but also be like floral wreath on your fireplace. One more idea is wall clock. People can endless look at fire, so a clock nearby wouldn’t be redundant. There also can be pictures, a mirror in a beautiful mount and even a TV set above the fireplace. And a sign plate containing favorite quotation can be hanging there.
In Christmas fireplaces are decorated more carefully. Candles, socks, gifts, Christmas balls, fir branches appear on them. However, candles may stay there all year round, they add romance to atmosphere.