Christmas is such a fun time of year! Not only can you look forward to visiting with family members and giving gifts, you also get to look forward to decorating your home! This is especially fun if you already know exactly how you want your home to look, but what happens if you’re not sure how to tastefully decorate your home? That can get a little tricky. Fortunately, we’ve come up with a few tips to help you tastefully decorate your home for Christmas.
How to Tastefully Decorate your Home for Christmas
Stick with Your Style
Just because it’s Christmas doesn’t mean you have to change your sense of style. When decorating your home, stick with what makes you happy. If you can’t stand green wreaths or colorful lights, then don’t use those! Instead, use different materials for your wreath and stick to white Christmas lights. By showing your true style, your home is sure to be decorated tastefully.
Don’t Overdo It
When you think of Christmas, do you get an image in your head of a Christmas scene with overly gaudy decorations? That doesn’t have to be your home! Instead of filling every square inch of your home with Christmas decorations, select just a few areas around the house that you want to add decorations to. This could be something as simple as a centerpiece on top of your table or a display on your mantle. Don’t overdo it. A few Christmas accents are definitely the right step towards a tastefully decorated home.
Try Different Colours
Red and green are classic Christmas colours, but if your goal is to have tasteful decorations around your house, you might want to try different colours. Try a different combination, such as purple and silver or gold and bronze. Tone done the colours you use so that they tastefully accent your home instead screaming out that it’s Christmas.
If you’re serious about tastefully decorating your home for Christmas, you have a wonderful resource at your fingertips. Pinterest is a great way for you to look up different Christmas decorating ideas. You can browse through pictures until you see something that catches your fancy. Many times, you can even find links to buy the pictured decorations so that your home looks exactly like you want it.
Do you decorate your home for Christmas? We’d love to hear your tips!
Elizabeth Lampman is a coffee-fuelled Mom of 2 girls and lives in Hamilton, Ontario. She enjoys travelling, developing easy recipes, crafting, taking on diy projects, travelling and saving money!