Do you ever walk into a neighbor’s house and admire their holiday display or drool over the perfect decor for holiday on a TV show? You can re-create these ideas at home without too much effort if you know where to start. Learn how to decorate for any holiday in your home and the possibilities are endless. Here are just a few ways to get your home ready for any holiday.
Keeping a Theme
When you decorate for any holiday there are many sub themes that come to mind. By deciding on what type of theme you are going for, you’ll keep everything looking cohesive and matching. Christmas for example, can have a traditional red and green color scape, a winter white wonderland palette, or a pastel candy coated dream. These are all different types of sub themes within decorating for Christmas. Choose which route you’d like to go or discover your own theme and keep it all connected. You’ll start to notice many holiday displays for any season always stick to a similar color palette and theme that make everything come together for a beautiful spectacular display.
Less Is More
This is a popular phrase for a reason and applying to holiday decor is the perfect mantra. You don’t want it to look like a holiday threw up all over your house with no theme or general cohesion. Less is more when operating with decor. Additionally, if you have a lot of items on display during other times of the year in your home or outside, you can put some of those away in storage to make room for your more seasonal items. You don’t want to keep putting items upon items and creating a cluttered mess. Keep your ideas simplistic and you can’t go wrong.
Buy and DIY
Some of the best most unique items you find around are things that were handmade. You can do this to any holiday item by purchasing a blank slate and putting your own spin on it. This is for people who love to craft and create and put their personal spins on things. You’d be amazed at how you can get something very simple and basic for an inexpensive price and make it look expensive with a few coats of paint or sparkle or whatever your personal spin would be. Get to buying and get to crafting!
Recycle, Reuse, etc.
Don’t be afraid to get rid of older holiday decor items that do not fit with your theme. It is not wasteful, you can find a new home for these items or donate them to people who need them. You want to keep everything that you have on display and are decorating with in line with your theme to keep a cohesive look. Be okay with retheming or getting rid of older items.
Decorating for any holiday can be exciting, thrilling, and very gratifying. By following along and trying out some of these ideas, your home will be ready to show off for all your friends and family. Be the envy of all your neighbors with your unique decorating style.