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Cheap Home Decorating Ideas For Christmas

by gailjrichardson on December 15, 2009

Cheap Home Decorating Ideas For Christmas

Decorating for Christmas is one of the best things about the holidays. You can decorate nicely and not break the bank if you do them yourself. The twinkling of lights, the sight of a perfectly trimmed tree and a perfectly placed wreath adorning your front door are all gentle reminders of the joyous season. Make things and let your kids join in on the project it will create family time and family memories.

When decorating your home, you want the décor to reflect your own personal style while keeping the Christmas tradition always present. Here are a few tips that can help make this holiday decorating season even brighter

Cheap Home Decorating Ideas / Christmas Decoration Tip #1: Lights Out

With each year that passes, Christmas lights tend to burn out at some point. Unless you have a strand that burns with the exception of the troublesome light, it can be a real headache to find the faulty bulb. Consider investing in a light tester, which will check each individual light and detect the one that needs replacing. These can be found with the Christmas supplies at most department stores. If you do need new lighting outdoor lighting

Outdoor Lights

Outdoor Lights

can be found be clicking on the pretty lights LED Holiday Lights Energy Saving

Lights are the most beautiful ornament at Christmas. Everyone is always fascinated by their beauty. Especially children.

Cheap Home decorating Ideas/Christmas Decoration Tip #2: Angels Nearby

Angels Near By

Angels Near By

Whenever possible, decorate with Angels.
They add a touch of peace and tranquility to your home and we all need to know that there are angels watching over us.

Cheap Home Decorating ideas/Christmas Decoration Tip #3: Use Fruit Baskets

Prepare a fruit-filled clear glass bowl as a centerpiece for your dining room table. Nothing smells like Christmas as much as an orange or a nice fruit combination gourmet fruit basket

Fruit Basket

Fruit Basket

Cheap Home Decorating Ideas/Decoration Tip #4: Add a personal touch

If you hang Christmas stockings, consider personalizing them with your name, your spouses name and those of your children.

Hang Your Stockings

Hang Your Stockings

These days, even pets have stockings, so don’t forget to add Fido’s name on a stocking. You can easily personalize a traditional stocking using a glitter pen, preferably one that writes in silver or gold. A personalized stocking is a nice idea and a special added touch. Order Stockings

Cheap Home Decorating Ideas/Christmas Decoration Tip #5: Pucker up

Decorate your home with poinsettia and mistletoe, which are both holiday traditions. A nice artificial poinsettia plant will always be beautiful



and is easy to take care of – no water required. A mistletoe is always a nice touch and especially if you just need one more reason to smooch.                                                          .Order Poinsetta

Cheap Home Decorating Ideas/Decoration Tip #6: Working with wreaths

Don’t forget to place a beautiful green wreath on the front door of your home. Make sure to add a red bow for a brightening touch! Artificial wreaths will last year after year, but real wreaths do have a wonderful scent. If you want to add wreath’s



to the windows in your home, consider purchasing a magnetic wreath hanger. This type of hanger comes in two parts – one goes on the inside of your home and the piece with the hook will go on the outside. These hangers have been around for years, but they are steadily beginning to gain in popularity. The magnets are so strong that they can work through doors and windows, which is ideal for hanging wreaths on the outside of your home without the fuss of a traditional plastic wreath hanger, which drapes across the top of your door.

Poinsettia Silk Indoor Outdoor

Cheap Home decorating ideas/Christmas Decoration Tip #7: A perfect fit

When choosing a Christmas tree, make sure to measure the preferred location from side to side

 Fresh Chritmas Tree

Fresh Chritmas Tree

and from floor to roof. You will want to make sure that perfect tree fits when you bring it home. Artificial Tree
are easy care, but a real tree requires plenty of water.

Cheap Home decorating Ideas/Christmas Decoration Tip #8: It’s all about tradition

It’s nice to start a family tradition by decorating your tree on a certain day each year. Perhaps after Thanksgiving dinner, the whole family can spend the evening dressing their home for Santa. Your kids will never forget going out and getting your own tree. Make it a special day  and make some memories

Cheap Home Decorating Ideas/Christmas Decoration Tip #9: Shop smart

Make sure that all electric decorations are UL listed to ensure that they have been tested for quality and safety. Don’t forget to unplug everything before you leave home or go to bed at night.

Christmas Decoration Tip #10: Say Cheese

Red Kodak Camera

Red Kodak Camera

Always remember to have plenty of film and batteries for the camera. Now that you have the perfect decorations, don’t forget to capture them on film.Kodak EasyShare C180 10MP Digital Camera with 3x Optical Zoom and 2.4 inch LCD (Kodak Classic Red) Be sure to take plenty of photos…. (Customer Reviews for Kodak Easyshare )…  Someday you will look back and be glad you did. Have a Merry Christmas. Please leave a comment below I would love to hear from you. Sign up above and receive a free gift from me.

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louise@stone tiles June 23, 2011 at 7:04 am

You just cant beat a real tree at Christmas, the smell and the look, its wonderful.


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