[dropcap custom_class=”whbr”] Ready to start planning Christmas this year! Have the Google searches for, “elegant Christmas tree decorating ideas” begun? Look no further, this elegant holiday decor blog post is for you. Learn how to decorate your Christmas tree like a professional designer. Christmas decorating needs to evolve! Year after year it’s the same, trimming a Christmas tree with plastic garland, or using the same red and green ornaments. Let try to push your Christmas decorating ideas to the next level. Adding elegance to a Christmas tree doesn’t have to be expensive. Hey I decorated my Christmas tree using curtains! Not only was it super affordable, but it broke me out of my comfort zone and forced me to try something new. Just open your mind to new ways of decorating this season. Who know’s, your creativity may open a portal to talent you didn’t know you had! So let’s brainstorm some elegant Christmas tree decorating ideas! WATCH THIS CHRISTMAS VIDEO NOW CLICK HERE [/dropcap]
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How To Choose A Christmas Tree
Christmas tree’s come in many styles and colors. Before you head out shopping, decide on a theme. This will help narrow down your ideas and save a lot of time when you’re blinded by all the new stuff this season. First choose your colors and then your textures, its the foundation of our Christmas plan. Textures are your accessories, for instance, are you feeling, wooden farmhouse decor or the soft furry decor vibes. After you’ve chosen your Christmas theme then ask yourself, will this theme look best on a white Christmas Tree or will it look better on a flocked Christmas tree. If you can’t decide, do a search online to get a visual of the Christmas trees available. Then, try to visualize your decorations on all the trees before making a decision. If you still can’t decide, always stick with the safest and go with a traditional tree. My advice is to choose a Christmas tree that will last for many years. The Christmas trees I find to be the most elegant are the basic flocked trees, classic green trees and the white trees. Be careful with white though, it’s tricky to make it look elegant if you’re inexperienced. Plus white trees tend to turn yellow if you don’t store them properly. Don’t forget to choose a tree with lights. White lights creates a more elegant look in the room. Here are some Christmas Trees I like with excellent reviews I’ve linked below.
How To Decorate Your Christmas Tree Like A Professional
Once you’ve selected your tree, choose a place in your home that will show off your tree the best! If it’s in a dark area or behind a sofa it will be difficult to see all of its elegance. A professional will always choose to set up a Christmas tree in a prominent location. How do you decorate your Christmas tree like a pro? Let your Christmas tree take center stage! Lights camera action! Lots of memorable photos will be taken in front of your elegant Christmas tree, so set it up in front of a window or next to a fireplace! After you’ve chosen your theme, lay out all of your decorations on the table or the floor so you can see what you have and group them by colors. Try to stick with no more than 3 colors. Simplicity makes Christmas trees look elegant. Here is a video showing you how to layout your Christmas ornaments before putting them on a Christmas. Click Here In this video I’ve selected an elegant Christmas theme using 3 colors, ivory, champagne and gold.
Elegant Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas
Decorating an elegant Christmas tree all comes down to the ornaments and the garland. If you decorate a Christmas tree with a lot of colorful ornaments, your tree could appear too busy. Narrow down your choice of garland and ornaments. Keep it simple. Add your garland first so that it gives you a map of where you will need to place your ornaments. If you choose garland try to opt for fabric and or fabric ribbon instead, it looks way more elegant. Shiny tinsel has a tendency to look cheap, which works wonderfully for kids. However, if you are striving for a more elegant Christmas tree, then shop for beautiful fabric garland wraps like this one I used in my Romantic Christmas fairy tale blog post. Watch the video. Click Here. My latest video with fabric garland is one I’m proud of the most. Watch Now! You can also find the gorgeous rhinestone fabric garland tiebacks I used from a website called Royalty Lane click here. I used floral wire to connect it to the tree.
How To Add Fabric To A Christmas Tree
Feeling inspired yet? It’s time to put your elegant Christmas tree decorating ideas on the tree! If you didn’t purchase a Christmas tree with lights, add them now. The lights need to be on the tree first. For the utmost elegance, add your fabric garland and ribbon next. If you need help adding fabric to your Christmas tree watch this video. Click Here. It’s a step by step tutorial on How to Add Fabric Garland To A Christmas Tree.
Now it’s time to add your elegant Christmas tree ornaments. After adding about 4 to 5 ornaments, step back from your Christmas tree to see if this is the best look for your tree. The last step to making your Christmas tree look more elegant is to add a beautiful Christmas tree skirt under the tree. You can use a faux fur rug or any elegant blanket. Be sure to place some bubble wrap underneath the skirt so that it looks fuller. Otherwise the skirt will lay flat and won’t look professional.
If you decide to use any of my tips on, elegant Christmas tree decorating ideas, feel free to tag me on social media #AlmondSummersChristmasInspo I’d love to see how it worked out for you! I do hope you enjoyed my blog, leave me a comment below and share your holiday decorations with me and others.