Time to add festive touches to your home
You’ve planned your Christmas dinner, you’ve organised all the presents, even wrapped some.
Now, it’s time to take some time to make sure your home looks as festive as it can.
Plan your Christmas party decor around a theme or a seasonal colour scheme. Why stop at a Christmas tree? Place some festive ornaments, characters from Santa to snowmen around the house. Hang a holly wreath Nothing is more festive than a holly wreath on as many doors as you can. It doesn’t have to be only on the front door to welcome your guests, they can go anywhere in the house.
Go on to the back door, inside and out. Remember over the mantle, and in all your front windows. Don’t forget bedroom doors, inside and out.
There are some classes on how to make your own using real pine, holly, or grapevine, decorated with bows, berries, fruit, pinecones, raffia, ornaments and even family photos.
And a lovely way to thread a Christmas theme through your home is to decorate your stairways with garlands.
Why stop there? – tie festive bows on everything from candlesticks to doorknobs, teddy bears to chair backs.
If you have a fireplace, pile it high with logs and keep it blazing all through the party.
Recruit a friend to keep it going. If your fireplace does not burn real logs, arrange pillar candles at different heights and burn them. They’ll cast a beautiful flickering light around the room.
To add a festive look everywhere, sprinkle glitter on every surface you can see.
Think lamp shades, table tops, buffet, bathroom countertops, buffet, table, dining table, and under glass serving plates.
Go on, it’s Christmas.
Scatter some around your home this Christmas
Traditional A holly wreath can go on any door in the house