Decorating for the Holidays

Decorating for the Holidays

Decorating for the holidays can be an incredibly stressful task that can make a grinch even out of the happiest person. Putting up holiday decorations can transform your home and get it ready for a season of celebrating old traditions and new memories. But where do you even start? Decorating your home can be a fun and memorable experience for all of your friends and family to take part in. Try these holiday decoration tips from HR Staging & Design.

Pick a Theme

Before you start untangling lights and splurging on poinsettias, you need to have a game plan. Whenever you decorate your home you should have a theme in mind that will guide you through the shopping and decorating process. You can choose any theme to decorate with including color, shape or symbol, a religious holiday, or decor.

Make It Green

When you decorate for the holidays, don’t be afraid to let nature into your home. Adding plenty of greenery to your home will make your home look and smell incredible. There are plenty of seasonal plants that grow during winter that will instantly bring the holidays into your home. Decorating your home with a holiday reef, garland, poinsettias, and birch will instantly add a holiday feel to your home.

If you are hosting a holiday dinner or just want to spruce up your dining area for the holidays, you can add a centerpiece to your dining table. Common centerpieces include birch boxes, pine and garland displays that incorporate plenty of green, sparkles, and candles.

Lights and Candles

Part of decorating for the holidays consists of creating an atmosphere in your home that is cozy, comfortable and warm. One of the best ways that you can create this atmosphere is to add plenty of holiday lights and seasonal candles to your home.
Strung up lights are instantly recognizable as holiday decorations and they instantly invite warm and happy feelings. Adding holiday lights inside and outside of your home will welcome the holidays in with open arms.

Additionally, adding plenty of seasonal candles to your home will make your home smell incredible while adding a much-needed sparkle.

Decorate the Mantel

When you decorate an interior, you should always look for a focal point to decorate the room around. If you have a fireplace, this is the perfect focal point to decorate. Decorating the mantel will instantly make your entire home feel like it is ready for the holiday season. To decorate your fireplace, simply take garland, stockings, ornaments, lights, and even a childhood favorite, an elf on the shelf and lay them across the mantel.

Holiday Traditions

Finally, if you really want the holidays to feel like the holidays, you should add some holiday traditions into your holiday decoration plans. Decorating a tree with vintage ornaments and lights will bring in the fresh scent of pine into your home while keeping a tradition alive and well.