Holiday Decor Tips

The holiday season is a time for family and friends, which can be fun, but chaotic as well. Welcome the festive season this year with modern holiday decor that not only provides the right ambiance but is also Stylish and appropriate for a modern home. For a well-decorated home, opt for holiday decors like a Christmas ornaments, wreaths, candle holders, and the other decorations that are beautiful, durable and reusable as well.

 

Decorate your dining area with a modern holiday decor and add silverware and dinnerware that also reflects the holiday spirit with commercial holiday decorations. Choose dessert plates with Christmas or holiday themes. Select salt and pepper shakers in a Santa styled design or in festive and bright colors. Table cloths and placemats in a combination of white and metallic shades look versatile and contemporary. These placemats can be used for Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, and also during other special occasions. To decorate your home with interesting and unique modern holiday decor, opt for papier-mache art. Wreaths made of white or green paper and vases filled with artificial snow and paper flowers offer a beautiful and long-lasting modern holiday decor options. You can also hang wreaths festooned with paper ribbons to match your decor.

 

Modern holiday decor like beautiful menorahs can be used for Hanukkah and also all year round as centerpieces or candle holders. These contemporary candle holders are also available in cast glass or nickel-plated construction. Candle holders make wonderful accessories for your dinner table. They are available in a variety of designs, shapes, and colors, and are functional, decorative and can make great gifts as well.

 

Votive candle holders are very popular and are available in endless designs. Place votive candles in

contrasting colored glass holders, or complimenting hues of the same tone, for a well-lit corner. Hand blown glass candle holders also make great home decor accessories and can be placed as a centerpiece. Light candles in beautiful candle holders to create a warm and illuminating effect in your contemporarily styled home.

 

Your children will always remember how your house felt during the holiday season. Dads typically have a lot of questions when it comes to finding Christmas decorations for the home. Decorating for the holidays doesn’t have to be difficult and here are five tips to help dads.

 

Outdoor Christmas Decor:

The outside of your home shows off your Christmas spirit to the whole neighborhood. Finding the right outdoor Christmas decorations can be a fun activity to share with your kids. The front door is very important because it is the first thing people notice when they come to your home for the holidays. If decorating with the traditional wreath isn’t your style, you may want to consider using a simple red bow on the door instead. Outdoor lights that are a single color with no flashing sequence add elegance to the outside view. With younger children, it’s more fun to have lots of color with flashing sequences.

 

Indoor Christmas Decor:

At Christmas time you want your family to feel the holiday spirit and giving your home the small touches and accents throughout can accomplish just that. Here are a few ideas you may not have thought of. If you have an open space on an end table or bookshelf, you can add a simple Christmas basket with pine and floral accents. Accent your couch with a holiday pillow for added comfort. Christmas candles can be scattered throughout your home to add ambiance to any evening.

 

Christmas Dining Room Table:

Even if you are not planning a dinner party, decorating your dining room table for the holiday season will add warmth to your home. Find a plain red table cover and use place settings with green and gold accents. Candles add elegance and intimacy to any dining room table. The centerpiece should be the focal point of the dinner table but try not to go overboard as it can also be distracting.

 

Decorating Your Christmas Tree:

Every Christmas tree is different, and the beauty of this particular decoration is that you can make entirely your own. Tree size should be considered when deciding on the size of the lights you’ll use. If you have a smaller tree, you’ll probably want to use smaller lights to leave plenty of room for the other ornaments. Christmas ornaments are an easy place to let your family personality shine. You can have every ornament be the same, or every ornament can be different. You and your kids should pick exactly the ornaments you want on your tree, and it will look beautiful no matter what.

 

Take an afternoon to make popcorn garland with your kids. Not only is it a great way to spend time with your kids, but they’ll love having popcorn on the tree too. These are just a few tips to help dads find Christmas decor, but remember that it doesn’t have to be perfect. Finding time to include your children in decorating your home for the holidays is what matters.