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you are Christmas tree decorating, keep in mind that tried and true
design principles will probably work best. Depending on how far
you want to go with your Christmas tree decorating, there are a
few basic design principles to follow.
Many families have a few boxes here and there of ornaments which
they have collected over the years. Some ornaments were gifts, others
made by the kids in school, and all have special memories. But,
if you are going for a new look this year, wanting to simplify the
amount of decorations you put on the tree, or use a new them for
this year’s Christmas tree decorating, concentrate on interior
design basics. Basics such as symmetry, color harmony, repetition,
coordinating patterns, etc.
Here are some guidelines for great Christmas tree decorating!
1. Choose a color scheme! This will make all your other Christmas
tree decorating decisions much easier. You can pick a color based
on ornaments and decorations you already have, the colors in your
home, or the them you have chosen for your tree.
2. Formal or informal? What type of look are you going for? The
silver candlestick or rustic twigs? Do you want a quilted or snowman
fabric tree skirt a red, velvet version?
3. Proportion. Some people like hanging the larger ornaments on
the bottom of the tree, and hanging the smaller ones towards the
top. This is a great symmetry trick. However, you will need to vary
the size of the elements which you use in your holiday décor.
Huge Christmas balls along with tiny angels, large red bows with
thin tinsel, etc.
4. Repetition! Repeat, repeat and repeat! Whichever color or object
which you are concentrating on, make sure it appears in the garlands
along the banister, the wreaths on the door, consistently throughout
the tree, in your centerpiece, etc. So if your theme is snowmen,
Santas, or the nativity scene, make sure it is consistently apparent!
Since the holiday season is a short one, it means decorations in
its honor aren’t out very long.
There is no end to the variety of ways you can prepare for the holidays.
Perhaps the most fun part of the Christmas season is all of the
In this day and age, there are countless possibilities for outdoor