Decorating your Christmas tree is one of the highlights of the festive season – you can even host a decorating party, or get the kids in on the action. The only limit is your imagination but of course we have a few tips and tricks up our sleeve! Here’s how to create a work of art that matches your personality and space:
1. Choose what kind of tree you want
A real Christmas tree is a nice touch but can also be expensive. Fake Christmas trees, on the other hand, are more environmentally friendly thanks to their reusability. They also come in different sizes and colours, such as white, which can look quite stunning. Whatever your choice, consider where you will set your tree up. Make sure you check dimensions, including width and height.
2. Decide on your colour scheme
Before shopping for your ornaments, lights and tinsel, select a colour scheme that matches your space. Traditional colour schemes include red, white and green. For a winter wonderland theme, opt for blue, silver and white. Or go wild and create your own. Add metallic accents like gold, copper, bronze and silver for some extra sparkle.
Now you’ve done all the groundwork, the fun part begins. Start with the lights, working your way from top to bottom. Next come the baubles. Organise them first according to colour and style. Then start with the base, adding larger baubles toward the centre of your tree and the smaller ones on the outer edges. Keep your most cherished decorations for the middle to the top of your tree. Finally, finish with a touch of tinsel.