One of the best things about Christmas is driving or walking through neighborhoods and catching glimpses of festive Christmas trees in living room windows. Decked out lights, garlands, and ornaments. Christmas tree decoration is a time-honored tradition in many households in America though it didn’t gain popularity before until 19th century. Mostly in early times, Christmas decoration are simple homemade ornaments and dyed popcorn garland. In today’s decorations is everything that expresses Christmas like souvenir ornaments and homemade kid’s crafts to lots of twinkling lights.
Getting a radiant Christmas tree does not need to be hard work. It only takes an understanding of how the elements work together and a few easy-to-follow tips from our- tree-decorating tips. Here are three steps for the Christmas tree to look like it was decorated professionally.
Hang Your Christmas tree lights. Typically, Christmas light comes from green or white strands, though there is also a black variation, better if the Christmas tree is black. Better to choose a Christmas tree lights to strand the same with the Christmas tree color that can hide inside. Start at the base of the trunk to the tip and back.
Below are the popular Christmas lights to choose from for decorating the tree.
Traditional incandescent lights-This lights come from a variety of sizes and colors, are the most popular type of tree lights. The lights warm up the branches of a real tree that will release the scent of pine into them.
LED lights – Christmas tree light are new than traditional incandescent lights and do not release heat. Typically, they are expensive, they are flameproof, fireproof, and completely safe to decorate a Christmas tree with.
Globe lights – This Christmas tree lights are round and come in many sizes. They all look like balls of color on the tree, they have a softer glow than mini lights.
Bubble lights – These lights straight up on the limbs of the Christmas tree. The bubbles float up and down inside the tube when the liquid tube on top of the lights warm up.
It is also better to have an experiment with different lights until you find the best one that will suit your taste.
Add Christmas Tree Garland
Actually, there is no firm or strict rule for decorating a Christmas tree when it comes to the garland. Start at the top of the tree then slowly increase the amounts of garland between each wave as you work your way down the branches. Plan to use about two strands of garland for every vertical foot of a tree.
Decorate the Christmas tree with a variety of different colors of garland to avoid busy look on the Christmas tree to look fancy. Then, put a thinly beaded garland to look the best thing from branch to branch, add paper ribbon, or foil garlands look best wrapped loosely around the entire tree. For more sophisticated looks the Christmas tree you can make your own garland such as, cranberry garland that blends with slices of fresh lime. Also, choices like wrapping paper garland, boiled wool felt garland, wood bead garland, crepe paper garland.
Besides, garland, a ribbon is also the popular alternative to a garland. Loosely wrap wide, patterned ribbon around the entire tree in horizontal bands.
Hang Christmas Tree Ornaments
The last step is to hang the Christmas tree ornaments. A simple arranging ornaments:
To display your favorite ornaments, place them in prime positions on the tree. Hang the larger ornaments, spacing them evenly around the tree. Stuff around the ornaments with medium-ornaments and small-ornaments. To be sure the ornaments hang safely, place it near the trunk to create depth and interest.
Then, add specialty items, like clip-on ornaments or icicles. An ornament-making party is a great way to make a batch of tree decorations in an afternoon while having fun with friends or family.
Christmas Tree Topper
Finally, the crowning touch of the festive masterpiece an eye-catching tree topper. Traditionally, the topper options have their roots in religion -the star representing the star of Bethlehem which guided the three kings baby Jesus, while the angel symbolizes the angel who makes a proclamation about the birth of Jesus to the shepherds. There’s a lot of other options that suit your tastes such as personalize snowflakes. For tips, be careful about choosing a topper, it should not be heavy.
For more personal authentic touch this holiday for your Christmas tree, you can craft your own ornaments. Or you may try an ornament-making party, it is a great way to make a batch if tree decorations in an afternoon while having fun with friends or family. There are also some handmade ornaments available online you can try it and enjoy different design. Now your house feels like Christmas and you can also decorate other parts of the house to be more jolly and more alive this Christmas.