Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year for many people. To find Christmas decorations for your home can enhance that joy. From a simple table display to decorating the tree, there are so many ways to enhance your home both inside and out. Did you know that Christmas decorations have been around longer than Christmas? It’s true! The pagans were decorating for over two centuries.
How To Find Christmas Decorations For Your Home
A Christmas Table
You can find Christmas decorations for your dinner table without spending a lot of money. Simply enter the woods and search for some pine cones. You can spray them with some gold spray paint. Add some fake snow and you have a centerpiece to make any table look beautiful. Holly leaves and mistletoe makes a natural, yet beautiful decoration. Did you know that mistletoe is an old Celtic symbol of fertility?
The Christmas Tree
Christmas trees have been used in homes for years. It was the Germans who started it. Now everyone seems to have a tree for Christmas. A real tree can look so beautiful in your home and it is fun to find Christmas decorations to place on it. However, it could make a mess of needles on your floor. An alternative, if you want a real tree is to buy one with roots. You can re-plant it in the spring. Another option is to purchase an artificial tree. These look realistic and will look beautiful each and every year.
Did you know that candles were used to light Christmas trees originally? This proved very dangerous, so now electric lights are used. You can find lights that flash and play Christmas songs too. Some people go over the top with tree decorations! Some people keep it simple, using ornaments, garland and of course a fairy or an angel on the top.
Inside The Home
It really isn’t hard to find Christmas decorations to bring a festive feel to your home. Spray snow on the windows, place holly above the doors and you can add some mistletoe to get those Christmas kisses from your significant other. Wreaths made from grapevines make wonderful indoor decorations when hung inside your windows. Pine cones in a vase with acorns make a great table display. Add some candles too.
Outside The House
A wreath made from grapevine with some added holly or pine boughs on the door is a simple decoration for your exterior doors. Many people display light shows on their homes while music is played from loudspeakers. It is super easy to find Christmas decorations at your local big box stores also. Make sure to watch after Christmas for sales so you can add to next years decorating.
There are so many ways to find Christmas decorations for your home from both natural and artificial materials. Use what you can and make your Christmas a festive holiday every year! Do you have some suggestions for decorations for Christmas? Please share them in the comments below!
Check out 8 Creative Christmas Decorations from Hello Homestead for more ideas!