While the glitter of new ornaments and holiday decorations can add cheer to your home, there’s a certain charm that can be found in creating recycled Christmas decorations out of everyday items. Making ornaments through recycling can be a fun activity for the family, and can also help you transform your home’s clutter into decorative pieces with a personal touch.
In 2014, Tree Classics searched all over Pinterest to find 100 creative and unique ideas on recycling your old décor. This year, we present an updated list of recycling ideas from Pinterest so you can plan ahead, and even start decorating your home for Christmas in July using recycled objects you can find at home.
The grandeur of wreaths and garlands depends largely on their shape and how they are maintained throughout the years. Christmas foliage storage may seem like an afterthought this time of year, but you will reap the benefits of proper maintenance and useful storage containers at home when it comes time to decorate your again for the holidays. Turn the activity into a fun holiday tradition with these practical home storage ideas from Tree Classics. Continue reading “How to Store Your Christmas Wreaths and Garlands Properly” →
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 an angel to the top of the tree has long been a traditional holiday decoration. These items are still very popular and you can find many variations when you’re collecting Christmas tree toppers. I have mixed it up over the years, and even though I’ve had the traditional angel topper on my trees for decor, I prefer to go for a more rustic look now.