The holidays are here again, and if there’s any time to spruce up your home with decor, it’s this time of the year. Many people do the bare minimum when it comes to decorations. But, if you are going to do anything, it’s best to go all out. Here’s a brief guide on how you can decorate your home to impress your neighbors:
Where to Start
Before anything, have an idea of how much budget you are working with. You don’t want to be in the middle of something and then run out of money. That will make things very difficult for you and everyone involved. As for the budget, try not to go overboard. You can simplify your holiday decor if you download an app and use a smart phone-controlled decor and lights.
Another thing to do is to ask your neighbors if they mind seeing something extravagant for your Christmas decor. This would be helpful if you’ve got a huge display planned. For example, you want a full light display of Santa and his reindeer on top of your roof. That’s the sort of thing you’d want to warn your neighbors about since that might disrupt the neighborhood at night, especially if it is too bright.
Get some help with the decorating. Make it a family activity so that they would be better connected to the holidays. Maybe you can even make it into a family bonding activity.
There definitely should be Christmas decorations in the living room. It is one of the main parts of the house and the place where you will be receiving guests. You can do the traditional Christmas tree, and you can even add a Nativity scene on the side.
Decorating the tree should be a significant event. Pick one that will comfortably fit in the room. Too big, and it will make the room feel cramped, and it can even damage the ceiling. If it is too small, it will seem like a poor centerpiece. Measure the room size to make sure you get an appropriate one.
For the other parts of the house, add little reminders like mistletoe and wreaths. You can even have the doors of the house decorated. However, leave the rooms to whoever is occupying them to decorate.
The Fun is in the Outdoors
Some services offer Christmas light installation in Utah and other states. Give them the plans and work with them so that your lights are as safe as possible while looking great.
Don’t limit yourself to lights. If you’ve got a spacious lawn, why not set something up there? Be innovative and aim for the most fun in the season.
Unleash Your Holiday Spirit
The holidays are a time of joy, and they only come once a year. You’ll want to show your best during these days. The ideas above should guide you on what you can do to make sure your home looks great during this special time of the year.