As most of us know, Christmas is one of the most iconic celebrations that we end our year with. The holiday season is known for gift-giving and near-endless lavish dinners and festivals with our loved ones. Not only will we be able to appreciate the company of our loved ones, but the Christmas season is also an excellent opportunity to start busting out those captivating decors.
But the “thing” about Christmas celebrations is that you might have to get creative if you want to stand out from the sea of other homes that might be using the same brand of decorations, Christmas trees, or even light displays.
Fortunately, one of the main advantages of using Christmas decorations is that you can fit your style and personality. Want to have a classy and traditional Christmas celebration without having to use too much electronic lighting? It’s entirely possible. Are you looking at having various colors that will make your home look like a winter Neverland? You’re not too far off from what you want.
But before you start decorating your home for the holidays, it’s essential to look for different ways of spicing up your holiday celebration. So what are some known ways of decorating your home?
Themed Styles of Decor
There’s more to the holiday season than just having to decorate your home with the same old Christmas bulbs, tinsels, and colors. Here are some important themes.
Rustic Theme — Living in a cold and rural area? You might want to have rustic elements that will bring out a “cozy” atmosphere. Features such as flannel, cozy rugs, furnished wood, and burlaps for Christmas
Classic Chic — For more urban areas, most would suggest having a chic feel that usually leads to a lot of popular culture homages while perfectly defining the holidays from the late 80s up to the present. The chic style’s classy feel has been widely used for a variety of different households for decades.
Modern Chic — If you’re looking for a sleeker and “minimalist” way of designing your home, you might want to have a modern chic design with more neutral colors with a hint of white and gold to spice up the mix.
Tropical — If you’re in an area (or country) with warm weather conditions, having a tropical-themed might be more appropriate than having a winter-themed Christmas celebration. There are lots of ways of approaching this theme. Most people would go for a Hawaiian theme for those that are close to the Pacific.
Unique Light Displays
It wouldn’t be Christmas if there weren’t any Christmas lights in the area. That is one of the best ways of showing others that you’re celebrating the light of Christmas. In places like Asia, some countries use star-shaped lanterns as a way of celebrating the holiday spirit. These lanterns seem to work well with other Christmas lights and other types of western decorations.
It’s important to note that Christmas lights are can be tedious to install or even program to flash. These lights can also become hazards if they are plugged in or installed in the wrong places. You might have to hire experts who know their way around holiday light installations. Having professional supervision and expertise can minimize any fire hazards from short fuses while also making your Christmas dream come true.
Themes for Christmas Trees
One of the best ways of decorating your home without having to do much work is through Christmas trees. But it wouldn’t be too exciting if your Christmas tree wasn’t decorated with its own theme now, would it? Just like most light displays, decorating your Christmas tree is as simple as placing different types of ornaments, lighting, and tinsels to make it stand out.
If you’re not sure about what you want to do with your Christmas tree’s theme, you can try placing what you have at your place and start building a theme based on what you’re placing.
You don’t necessarily have to only focus on your “main” tree. You might also want to have a smaller one on your home’s lobby that you can place gifts, collector’s items, sportswear, or children’s clothes. You can also add items with cultural significance from different countries if you have some guests over.
There’s no hurt in spicing up your Christmas celebration for the year. Trying out different themes, experimenting with different colors while mixing and matching lighting, tinsels. Other forms of decorations can make your home the talk of the down in no time.
Just remember that the holiday spirit is all about having fun and celebrating with others. You don’t necessarily have to stress yourself out with decorations! After all, these celebrations aren’t about who has the flashiest home decors in the neighborhood. It is all about our interactions with others.