Holiday season is around the corner and it is easy to wonder how to decorate your home for the holidays. Creating a warm and inviting atmosphere can be one of the simplest projects you take on this holiday season. When guests feel comfortable, the natural beauty of your home will fall into place. From the Christmas tree, to the stockings that are hung; your home can be beautiful for the holidays, as well as all year long.
Remember First Impressions
One of the first things visitors to your home see is your front door. So, how does your front door look? Have you hung a holiday wreath out? Have you hung a bright red ribbon on the door? What about a garland? There are many simple ways you can spruce up your entryway to make a lasting impression on guests coming over for the holidays!
Keep It Warm and Inviting
If you have installed new flooring and freshened up some walls with a fresh coat of paint; chances are that your home already has a wonderful, warm atmosphere. Adding little touches can go a long way! Try holiday place-mats to your dining room table, coordinate seasonal pillows for your sofa, add touches of sparkle to your mantles and light candles throughout your home.
The Perfect Tree
You can’t forget about the Christmas tree! A great way to personalize your Christmas tree is to take the whole family out to a tree farm and cut your own tree. Memories, as well as a fresh pine scent will be with your home during the holiday season. Keep the decorations minimal, simple and meaningful. After all, you probably hiked a mile to find the perfect Christmas tree. Make sure you can actually see the beauty in the family Christmas tree. What a simple way to beautify your home!
Add Holiday Scents
Everyone loves an inviting scent. Candles in holiday scents from pumpkin & spice, to the scent of peppermint can fill your home with an inviting aroma; unlike any other. Potpourri poured into a glass dish would be another option when it comes to filling your home with an inviting holiday scent. How about baking sugar cookies? Everyone also loves the scent of freshly baked sugar cookies. If you have young children, baking and decorating cookies is a fun idea for the whole family!
So what are you waiting for? Now is the time to create a warm, inviting atmosphere while beautifying your home. If you have a fireplace, be sure to fire it up, relax, and enjoy the inviting atmosphere that you have created in your home. Share your holiday home with us and Happy Holidays from Bestlaminate!
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*This post was updated from 2010 to give you a better reading experience and better tips on how to keep your floor looking good this holiday season!