How to Decorate a Christmas Tree

Christmas Tree Decoration: Check out these easy decorating tips to turn your 2020 Christmas tree into a holiday masterpiece.

Annavita Lanong
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  • 29 December 2020,
  • 12:06 PM
How to Decorate Christmas Tree at home Easy Steps

How to Decorate Christmas Tree at home Easy Steps

Christmas is around the corner, and we know you are excited about this holiday season. Aren’t we all? The most awaited Christmas tree decoration lights up the festival and creates a cozy and warm feeling in our hearts. Christmas trees come to life this season, so if you want to create something special this Christmas, we can give you tips on how to decorate a Christmas tree. We’ve rounded up some of the best ideas for your Christmas tree decorations. They are easy, simple, inexpensive, and best of all, your kids can help you out! So, let’s make this Christmas a special one with some good decorations.

13 Easy Steps to Decorate Christmas Tree at Home

Step 1: Buy a high-quality artificial tree

artificial Christmas tree
Make this Christmas fun and easy way to decorate your Christmas tree by buying an artificial one. If you get a high-quality tree, no one will ever know you have a fake fir. Nowadays, the design of these trees are so real, they come fully decorated, pre-lit and even more magical.

Step 2: Fluff and shape branches

Fluff and shape branches
It’s easy to fluff and shape the branches as you don’t need too many tools for it. For instance:

• For taller artificial Christmas trees, you can reach the top by using a ladder or stool.

• Read the instructions on how to fluff or shape the tree.

• Wear gloves while you fluff and shape to avoid needles.

Step 3: Design around a theme

Design around a theme near Christmas Tree
With so many decorations to style up the Christmas tree, you can easily find a theme which is easy yet attractive, glittering, warmth and bring a feeling of Christmas to your home. It can be around pines, snowflakes, bells, etc. You can find a variety in the market and mix and match the theme with the colour that you’ve decided on decorating your house.

Step 4: Traditional Incandescent Lights

Traditional Incandescent Christmas Tree Lights
When it’s time to light up your Christmas tree, make sure you use traditional incandescent lights. They last for at least 2-4 years, this means they are good quality and would not burn down your tree. And, the best part is they create the aura of Christmas warm and cozy feeling.

Step 5: Choose the right decorations

Choose the right decorations for Christmas Tree
As they say, it’s the simple things that make the bulk of it. A simple decorated Christmas tree makes it look all the more classy. Try not to deck up the Christmas tree with useless decorations, keep it light, simple but make it stand out with the best ornaments that you have in your house.

Step 6: Cluster your baubles

Cluster your baubles for Christmas Tree
Baubles were created for a symbolic meaning which originated from the Roman tradition. Over time, they became very popular today. So, if you have lots of baubles. Hang them all on your Christmas tree as they come in many shapes, sizes and colours.

Step 7: Add Christmas Tree Garland

Christmas Tree Garland
Garlands add a touch of warmth and texture to your Christmas tree and create an overall theme to your tree. Always make sure to put the garland after you have decked up the tree with lights, you wouldn’t want to mess with the dangling wires, etc. And, it’s a lot easier to arrange them as you desire.

Step 8: Hang Christmas Tree Ornaments

Hang Christmas Tree Ornaments
Hanging ornaments on your Christmas tree is a lot easier than you think. Get all your ornaments together and give your tree that personal touch. It can be new, old ornaments or even family heirlooms, they add beauty and grace to your tree. When all, this is done, be sure to inspect that you’ve placed your favourite ornaments.

Step 9: Layer and style ribbons

Layer and style ribbons for Christmas Tree
This is a fun part, layers and styling the ribbons on the tree. Always remember to choose a good quality ribbon so their threads do not hang around the tree. It’s your choice how you want to highlight the tree, you can go for a jute ribbon or get a shimmery satin for a luxe look. You have choices and ways to incorporate them into the Christmas tree.

Step 10: Use tree picks

Christmas Tree
Tree pricks come in many styles, ranging from berries, pinecones, poinsettia, and tinsel clips. Remember to style these tree pricks at different angles, it can be dowe or straight to add dimension to your tree, fill the gaps, and decorate it throughout the tree using various styles.

Step 11: Choose the right tree topper

Choose the right Christmas tree topper
There are few factors to consider when choosing a Christmas tree topper, the whole purpose of placing the topper is to highlight the tree. Therefore, consider its shape, weight, height and the theme of the tree. The taller the tree, the smaller the tree topper will appear, you will have to also consider the lighting and space for the tree.

Step 12: Balance the decor

Design around a theme near Christmas Tree
Don’t overdo the decorations, you already have plenty on your Christmas tree. Keeping it simple and adding only the best ornaments, lights, etc. will make it an attractive tree to the eyes of your visitors and your family too.

Step 13: Finish off with a tree skirt

Red Christmas Tree Skirt
This is easy and the last of it all! Choose a Christmas tree skirt that matches the theme of your tree, and find something simple and elegant as your tree is lit up well with amazing decorations.

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First Published | Saturday | 12 December 2020 , 6:03 PM