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Decorating for the Holidays

It is hard to believe that the holidays are just around the corner! Parties are planned, family is getting ready to gather and most importantly you're stressing about your home and it's lack of decorations. Not to fear! Today we are going to look at some simple decorations you can place around the home to wow all your visitors, without adding too much work to your already busy agenda. 

1) Choose a colour scheme.

To make your home look pulled together the most important aspect is a consistent colour scheme. Whether it is a modern silver and blue look or a traditional red and black, you must commit to it! Here are some examples of beautifully done colour schemes. 

Blush & White 

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Silver & Blue 

O EspĂ­rito do Natal em Tons Claros * Christmas Spirit in Softshades - by http://home-styling.blogspot.pt

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2) Make sure to hit three main spots with decorations.

-Tables

-Stair Rail

-Tree

This ensures each room has some sort of decoration and leads your guests through the home.*Tip: pine cones and candles are cheap yet effective decorations*

modern christmas table ideas

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In the Christmas spirit

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This easy and inexpensive project adds a little extra magic to your already fabulous winter wonderland. Just grab some thread, a bag of cotton balls and a little glue.

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3)Add a wreath to bring it all together and invite guests in.
Minimalist Christmas Decor Inspiration

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Decofleur

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So there are a few ideas on how to bring the holiday spirit into your home. This can all be done without breaking the bank or needing to use your vacation days just to decorate. A little light, and a bit of sparkle is all that is needed to pull your home together for the season.

 

-Lauren