Once Christmas is over, it’s time to put away the Christmas tree and ornaments. It’s definitely a lot more fun to decorate for the Holidays than it is to take it all down. But, it must be done so that we can start the New Year with a fresh slate and get back to normal. Christmas is a wonderful time of the year, but it only comes once a year and lets us enjoy the season to the fullest.
Each year at Christmas, we all eagerly look forward to pulling out the bins and boxes of Christmas decorations that we lovingly have collected and enjoy using with our families. Those traditions hold memories and each and every ornament that we pull out can be filled with wonderment and joy. I so enjoy decorating the tree and adding such a peaceful and beautiful addition to the living room every Christmas.
Today I’ll share a few tips for putting together and decorating the perfect tree. We all have different likes and methods for doing things, but this works for me, so hopefully you’ll get some ideas from it.
Thanksgiving is right around the corner and thoughts of tablescapes come to mind, gathering friends and family around the table. Setting a pretty table is on the forefront for most women and a warm inviting dining room goes hand in hand with this classic holiday that we all love and savor.
With a few thought out plans, it’s easy to set a pretty dining table. I’m using a couple of items from Tree Classics in my dining room this year and it makes for a festive occasion, bringing in the deep red colors of Fall right into Christmas. Continue reading “Thanksgiving Table Inspiration” →
Taking down the Christmas decorations is not nearly as much fun as putting them up, but it’s a task that we are all faced with after enjoying the glimmer and glitz of the magical Holiday season. I opt to put my tree up early, so I can enjoy it at least a month and then by the time New Years rolls around, it’s time to get back to normal and take it all down. The chore can be made a little easier with planning and organization and I try to do both of those every year.
Adding a star or angel to the top of the tree has long been a tradition in Christmas decorating. These are still very popular and you can find many variations of these items when you’re collecting Christmas decorations. I have mixed it up over the years and even though I’ve had the traditional angel topper on my trees for years, I prefer to go for a more freestyle look now.