If you’re the kind of person who loves decorating, then decorating for the holidays is probably something that you really enjoy. Whether it’s time for Christmas festivities or you’d like to get the house a little spooky for Halloween, you’re excited to make your home look like a picture of festive cheer!
Seasonal décor is always appreciated by friends, family, and anyone else who you welcome into your home. Parties are given a little more of an aesthetic kick when time and effort is put into the home that is hosting the event, and if you are a person who loves to entertain, this can be decorating heaven!
You never want to empty your pockets every time a holiday is around the corner, so you’ll have to get creative. Bring the festive edge to your décor by trying out a few tricks that you can use for almost any holiday season:
- Use accents with festive colours. Halloween around the corner? Use an orange and black theme around your home. Christmas? Red, green, and silver accents are perfect. Little touches such as napkins, candles, and tablecloths can be changed to bring the right festive colour scheme to your home.
- Use things that you can find around the home. Painting eggs for Easter and collecting chestnuts for roasting at Christmas aren’t just great as home accents, they’re also a fun activity for the whole family!
- When in doubt, create! Similar to using what you have, there are thousands of crafting books on the market that can teach you some very beautiful (and very basic) ways of making some unique seasonal decorations.
- Make it a family affair. Everything is simpler when you have an entire team to decorate (and then clean up once the holidays are over). Getting the entire family involved will bring you all closer together.
Although decorating your home for the festivities shouldn’t be too time-consuming, remember that you can make it as extravagant or minimalist as you like. Just keep in mind what it may be like taking it all down afterwards.