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Christmas Decorating Ideas
our selection of Christmas Decorations.
is no end to the variety of ways you can prepare for the holidays.
And it doesn’t need to cost you a fortune, either! There are
things in your own home that can contribute to seasonal décor.
Have fun with holiday decorating—it isn’t supposed to
be a stressful activity! Simply revel in these happy times and let
your creativity spark as it pleases. Here are some fun and festive
Christmas decorating ideas!
Low voltage, mini rope light is inexpensive and can be used to
create holiday scenes in your window. Shape lights into the nativity
scene, Santa, a snow man or any other holiday outline!
- If you have pinecones available outside, go for
a walk and collect several. You can place them in a glass bowl
or basket. Spray them with a cheerful, holiday scent like gingerbread,
vanilla or cinnamon. You can even have your kids help by using
colored glues to do dot the ends and “branches” of
the pinecones. Sparkle glitter onto the cones, or glue beads and
strings of yarn. This one of the favorite Christmas decorating
ideas for children because it is also fun!
- Connect pinecones in groups of three with
ribbon, and place them on doorknobs, railings, shelves and tables.
- Most families eventually acquire a large store
of ornaments over the years. You can recycle the old or broken
ones by placing them in a glass bowl or basket. Place it on a
coffee table, speaker, bookshelf or counter.
- Collect evergreen branches from outside and place
them on bookshelves, hearths, and any other surfaces you want
to decorate. This will fill your home with a nice, fresh piney
- Candles are a very popular item for Christmas
decorating ideas. Luckily, they are a relatively inexpensive item
to buy from the store! Experiment with different places and holders
in which to place candles. Choose all different shapes and sizes
of glasses, jars, and actual candle holders. Place a candle on
a mirror or glass table and let its illumination flicker around
- Hang mini lights around your window or mirror
for a fun and glimmering look. This is a simple way to cheer up
- For an outside decorating idea, use large crates
of all sizes and cover them with foil or wax wrapping paper. Put
bows on them! You can even dabble them with outdoor lights. Use
all different sizes and lean them against each other in creative
ways to look like a pile of presents.
- Hang homemade or store-bought wreaths on each
door, especially the front and back ones leading from your house.
- Stuff old socks, either Christmas themed or normal,
with batting or wadded up paper. Put a ribbon hoop in one corner,
then sew the top closed. Hang them with yarn or ribbon along the
wall, shelf or mantle. You can use ribbons, colored glues, or
sprigs of holly and pine needles to decorate the socks if you
- Hang icicle lights from a balcony or rooftop.
These are a great holiday decorating idea because they are wintry
Holiday Decorations on a Budget
There are many ways you can still get into the holiday spirit and
allow your home to reflect that spirit without having to break the
They make great décor for any home regardless of the faith
that is practiced there.
Since the holiday season is a short one, it means decorations in
its honor aren’t out very long.