Decorating your home during Christmas can be a lot of fun, especially when done with your loved ones. It is a great way to bond with family and friends. Colorful festoons, fairy lights, snowflake cutouts, and ribbons can make the atmosphere festive. So work up your imagination, and create magic with Christmas decorations.
Theme-based decorations are a big hit with kids, regardless of age. You can even bake a cake with the theme, to add a dash of excitement. Instead of posting Christmas cards with your family photographed hugging each other, you can do something better. If you are a whiz at art and craft, you can make your own Christmas decorations rather than using store-bought trinkets. Get your family and kids to participate in making Christmas decorations and make this a family project. Besides saving money, you will also enjoy doing the project together.
Hang photographs of your family during childhood, adulthood, best days and worst days. Take your friends for a walk down memory lane with old pictures. Nothing is more charming than reminiscing good old days with a bunch of friends. These quotes from the famous and not so famous can inspire you decorating ideas that can help make your home and Christmas tree stand out in the neighborhood.
Eva K. Logue
"A Christmas candle is a lovely thing; it makes no noise at all, but softly gives itself away; while quite unselfish, it grows small."
"The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: The presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other."
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"I heard the bells on Christmas Day / Their old, familiar carols play, and wild and sweet / The word repeat of peace on earth, good-will to men!"
Charles N. Barnard
"The perfect Christmas tree? All Christmas trees are perfect!"
"Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall."
Roy L. Smith
"He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree."
"Do give books-religious or otherwise-for Christmas. They're never fattening, seldom sinful, and permanently personal."
"Love Christmas, not just because of the presents but because of all the decorations and lights and the warmth of the season."
Mary Ellen Chase
"Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind."
Charles M. Schulz
"Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone."
G. K. Chesterton
"When we were children we were grateful to those who filled our stockings at Christmas time. Why are we not grateful to God for filling our stockings with legs?
"Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas."
Richard Paul Evans
"The smells of Christmas are the smells of childhood."
Norman Vincent Peale
"Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful."
"Nothing's as mean as giving a little child something useful for Christmas."