Christmas is just around the corner and everyone would have started with their decorations. Christmas is a time for creativity and we see so many different kinds of themes, which look so expensive.
However, this time, without too much effort you can easily fight the costs and have a beautifully decorated home on a budget.
Here are a few ideas to help you:
Use Fairy Lights:
This can be a best option to go with while decorating your house for Christmas. You can use these fairy lights and fix them on doors or windows. In the evening, it will light up the window or door and make it look even more beautiful.
You can also use these in your rooms or fix it around the mirrors, which will give your room a different look and feel. These are ideal because you can buy numerous rolls for relatively small amounts of money.
Wreaths are common during the Christmas season. You can hang them outside your door in order to greet your visitors and welcome them. This is a wonderful way to show your Christmas cheer, at the same time, you can also show them your artwork.
These can be done in different styles, like a traditional evergreen with a red bow wreath that has colourful baubles attached to it. They can also be hanged with lights as it will compliment your outdoor display. And best of all they’re inexpensive and can be really fun to make with the whole family.
These days real garlands aren’t as popular and instead you can go for the artificial ones. They are affordable and you can re-use them for years. You can hang them either on the door frame or on your stairway. The vibrant colours of garlands help bring a Christmassy vibe to your home.
Place Colourful Stockings:
Using the same red coloured stockings every year can turn out to be a bit boring. Instead of going for the same decoration, you can use colourful stockings and hang them either on the wall or you can even hang them outside your door.
Especially for Christmas you can knit beautiful and colourful stockings and finish it with homemade wreaths.
Candlelight always gives a warm and inviting feeling. Therefore, it is not a surprise that people pick up as many candles as possible during winters. But, rather than going and buying candles you can make the already existing candles into a creative centrepiece. You can use various craft articles and attach it to the candles. You can even attach cinnamon sticks to large candles and secure them with colourful ribbons. You can keep on changing the ribbons so as to match up your palette which makes them look even more beautiful.
Although Christmas is billed as a very expensive time, it is also exciting and often creating your own Christmas decorations and adding a personal touch to the festivities can mean that you can still save some money.
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December 16, 2016