Holiday Decorating Ideas for 2016
The holiday season is upon us and it’s time to bring out the festive décor and spruce up our homes for the holidays. Get creative this year with these tips and trends.
Rethink Your Tree
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If you’re looking to do something daring and change up the look of your tree this season, try picking a theme and sticking to it. Experts recommend picking a colour scheme like green and gold, or other interesting themes like geometric shapes or woodland creatures. If you really love your traditional tree, with it’s homemade ornaments and colourful lights, then stick with it. There’s nothing wrong with a classic tree with character.
Create Festive Centerpieces
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Even if you’re not setting your table for a family dinner, dress up your dining room and kitchen tables. Use candlesticks and natural elements like pinecones and branches of birch for a festive feeling you can keep out well into the New Year.
Prepare a Holiday Bar Cart
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Bar carts are a fun way to showcase your spirits and glassware, and a great addition to the room where you do most of your entertaining. Consider adding garland, twinkle lights and holiday themed glasses to give your cart a little pizazz.
Flaunt Your Front Door
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In addition to traditional holiday décor; consider decorating your front door and porch in style. Think about adding an ornate urn with large pieces of greenery, lights and other trim that coordinates with your interior.
Add Flair to the Mantel
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A festive mantel adds extra warmth and coziness to your fireplace during the holidays. Garland is a classic favourite, but this year also try adding different sizes of candlesticks and trim similar to the theme of your tree and tables to add charm and impact to your beautiful mantel.
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