Little by little we are approaching the time when everyone celebrates the new year by decorating their homes, giving presents, etc. In today's article we offer you some ideas for those of you who are thinking of changing your home decor for Christmas but don't know how to go about it..
During the Christmas holidays there are some traditional elements that should not be missing in our home. The most important are the Christmas tree and the nativity scene.
As for the Christmas tree We can buy one in any moderately large shop, however, something that usually looks very nice is to buy a natural tree, which is much more beautiful. They can be found in nurseries or specialised centres.
With regard to the nativity sceneIt is essential to have a large space to place it, otherwise it will be quite crowded. As for the way to build it, we only have to place a piece of wood in the place where we are going to put it and let our imagination run wild. We can add little trees, streams, bridges, castles, houses, figurines of all kinds, etc. There are annual crib competitions in which prizes are awarded to the best construction. If you think that your crib could win, don't hesitate to get information on the Internet.
In addition to these traditional elements there are also others that add a very nice touch to our home:
– Christmas stripsThey are not only used to decorate the Christmas tree, but we can also decorate the house by hanging them on the ceiling or above the pictures.
– Snow cansYou can find them in any bazaar. With them we can decorate the windows by designing some Christmas stencils on cardboard and making snow drawings.
– Gifts: Presents are very typical at Christmas. We can make some out of empty shoeboxes and use them as a decorative element.
– Christmas lightsChristmas silhouettes: It is very common to use them to decorate terraces and balconies. They are a very nice effect that is sometimes used to create Christmas silhouettes.
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