Top 10 Christmas Decorating Tips

Top 10 Christmas Decorating Tips

Looking for some quick easy ways to add some holiday charm to your home for the holidays? 

We have compiled a list of the Top 10 quick and easy techniques here!



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#1. Spread Out the Sprigs

Take one of your everyday pillows add a bow and a sprig of pine tucked almost anywhere is an easy way to spread the cheer throughout your home.

Photo: John Bessler




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#2. Festive Tableware

Now is the time to use that set of red-and-white china that sits in the back of your cupboards all year! This set is from the Martha Stewart Collection.

Photo: John Bessler






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#3. Decorative Containers 

 The holidays are meant to be a time to enjoy precious moments spent with family and friends, but all too often we find ourselves rushing to decorate our homes perfectly. The good news is a few garlands of evergreens, a colorful wreath in the window, or an arrangement of simple votives flickering on the mantel can create an abundance of cheer. Here are some quick and easy ways to make your home festive. Here, a glass vase brims with colorful glass balls for a glittering centerpiece.







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#4. Pretty Pinecones

Tucking in a pinecone here and there -- in addition to adding texture, these little gifts from nature are free and plentiful during the winter.







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#5. Recycle and Reuse 

Older holiday decorations can be given new life outside with small sprays of evergreens, berries and beautiful ribbon. Use found objects like antlers, vintage skis, or snowshoes embellished with evergreens boughs and winterberries can also create festive scenes.Photograph and tip courtesy of Mariani Landscape, Lake Bluff, Illinois






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#6. Festoon the Bedroom 

Decorating your bedroom for the holidays will make your home feel cozier. A glass vase filled with evergreen boughs and golden pear ornaments are just right in this neutral bedroom.






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#7. Simple Elegance 

In this outdoor living room, a few cone-shaped seashell statues and glittering votives grace the coffee table, adding holiday style.







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#8. Deck Out That Bench 

Put a bench to work in the off-season: Give it holiday spirit with an arrangement of holiday greenery, pinecones, gazing balls, and ornaments. Look around your garden for small spaces to stage a winter display. A basket of pinecones with cut boxwood will not only dress up an empty bench, but will also help you complete your gardening chores for the season. 

Photograph and tip courtesy of Mariani Landscape, Lake Bluff, Illinois





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#9. Glittering Accents 

Surfaces that catch the light—like mercury glass, silver, and mirrors—are a gorgeous way to add some sparkle to a room and make the most of natural light. On this mantel, pearlescent candles mingle with silver details and fresh paperwhites for a clean look. There are a lot of DIY tutorials for creating your own mercury glass look online.






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#10. A Hearthful of Poinsettias 

A simple fix to fill a large space like your fireplace is with a bounty of poinsettias for a festive look. Framed by a garland of evergreen, this display adds loads of color to a formal dining or living room.


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