Halloween is officially over so commence the decorating. But let's face it: tinsel and garland can be a little bit of a hassle. Take a step back, breathe and look into these tips and tricks to converting your residence into a holiday home!
Do mix and match on the mantel.
Let different items sit together. Bring on the candlesticks, vases, and ornaments. The trick is to pick one color and vary the shades. Think about how well light blue, navy, and cobalt look when they stick together.
Do use oversized bulbs.
Lighten up and start thinking outside the traditional box. Go big, bold, and bright on the tree or hang those colorful strings along your mantel, window frames, or stairway banister.
25-Count Multicolor LED Christmas String Lights, similar found at Lowes.com
Do keep in mind that not all trees are tall and green.
Hello, small-space wonders! Apartment dwellers can celebrate too. Here’s our rule: If you go for a color -- like winter white -- then stick with a single color for your ornaments as well.