Christmas is approaching and like every year, millions of people take advantage of the December long weekend to bring out their Christmas decorations. The goal is to create an atmosphere full of magic and joy with Christmas lights and decorations.
Decorating the house for Christmas is a true ritual that becomes an even more magical moment when shared with the rest of the family. Normally we focus only on one corner of the house, where the Christmas tree or nativity scene is placed, but to fully breathe the Christmas atmosphere and let yourself be enveloped by the magic of the holidays, the secret is to decorate the house in each space. In fact, each room can be the perfect opportunity to renew the decoration or simply give them a new location in the home, but above all to have fun and play with the imagination.
This time of the year is a splendid occasion to give free rein to creativity and give an original touch to the home. In this article, we give you some tips on how you can decorate all the rooms in your house.
Although it may seem demanding and expensive, decorating your home for Christmas is actually very simple. The most important thing is to be clear about the style you want to adopt to prepare each type of decoration according to precise criteria. In this way, it will be easier to obtain a warm and welcoming atmosphere, perfect for spending the holidays in the company of loved ones.
The Christmas decoration that cannot be missing
When the cold arrives and the streets and shop windows are filled with Christmas lights and decorations, it is easy to get carried away by the illusion and decide to decorate the house for Christmas. First, however, it would be better to have clear ideas about which decorations work for us and which ones combine best with our domestic spaces, which colours we like best, what we already have and what we should buy.
Surely there are decorations that cannot be missing in any home, such as an advent wreath, perfect for decorating the front door or an advent calendar that marks the days until Christmas and becomes a daily ritual for adults and children. Also, Christmas decorations like stockings to hang on the fireplace, when possible.
Once we have bought what we need and have decided which colours to focus on, we can finally have fun decorating the house for Christmas together with our loved ones.
Decorate the living room with Christmas decorations
The living room is the environment in which we spend the most time and it is no coincidence that it is almost always precisely in this space where we place the Christmas tree and the nativity scene. To make it even more magical, we can furnish the living room with original Christmas decorations “to match” the elements and colours of the tree, placing them at different points in the room.
If you are lucky enough to have a fireplace in your living room, decorate it with a Nutcracker-shaped music box, which has already become a typical symbol of Christmas, or place an original advent calendar on it.
How to decorate the kitchen for Christmas
If the living room is the room where you spend the most time, the kitchen is undoubtedly the place where you share special moments: what is more beautiful than cooking with your family and friends? Especially at Christmas, in fact, it is in the kitchen that we gather to prepare together all those traditional dishes that bring joy and conviviality to the table. Making this place even more welcoming will make shared moments unforgettable.
To decorate the kitchen for Christmas you just have to use a little imagination. Putting lights on the shelves, for example, will immediately create a warm atmosphere, putting balls for the tree or customizable decorations on the knobs of the columns will give a festive atmosphere to the whole room. If your kitchen has a large bay window or a French window opening onto a balcony, you can decorate it with a garland: a great classic that never goes out of style. In addition, choosing the tableware according to this time of year and the centrepieces with Christmas decorations will make family gatherings more special.
Trendy ideas to decorate the bathroom at Christmas
If you are a true lover of Christmas decorations, it is possible to decorate even the bathroom. We rarely see any major Christmas elements in bathrooms, so why not bring some ambience here too? You just need a pinch of originality, some original ideas and, as always, the right decoration. For the decoration to be subtle and warm at the same time, you can play with the Christmas lights in garland mode or around the doors or windows.
Christmas decorations for the bedroom
The bedroom is the most intimate room in the house, the one dedicated to relaxation and quiet moments. During Christmas, adding a touch of joy with themed lights and decorations would transform a simple bedroom into a joyous and festive environment.
In order not to give up the feeling of relaxation that characterizes the bedroom, and play with the lights and candles, there are so many Christmas-themed ones with which to decorate the bedside tables or the chest of drawers. But we well know that the absolute protagonist of the bedroom is the bed. So green light for themed blankets and cushions, in red, gold or green tones.
Finally, for a really special touch and especially for the little ones’ rooms, you can hang socks near the bedside tables or on the headboard of the bed to personalize with names. In this way, waking up, at Christmas or the Three Kings, will be very sweet.