Posted on Nov 30, 2010 | Comments 0
Christmas is about to come and you should decorate your home as soon as possible, if you really want to enjoy this holiday. In case you are not fond of the stereotypical Christmas decorations, you can always create your own decorations, which will be a lot more interesting, and of course personal.
For instance, the traditional Christmas decoration can’t go without Christmas wreaths. The tradition for the wreaths dates back since the times of ancient Rome. The Romans used to hang wreaths on their doors, in order to mark the victory after a battle.
The Ancient Greeks were doing the same when they had a victory in some sporting event. Nowadays the Christmas wreaths are part of the festive décor and you can see it in any home. Most of the people hang it on the doors; others prefer to place it on the walls of their homes. In case you want to create your own festive wreath, here are few ideas on how to do it.
In case your home décor is elegant, you should create a Christmas wreath from green tree leaves and some artificial flowers. Don’t go for white flowers, place red flowers on the wreath.
Buy some plastic angels and stick them to the wreath. Another good thing you can do is to add some artificial snow. This will add some glam to your wreath. In case you want a more lavish décor, create a wreath from bronze or golden leaves.
Research the local store and find some golden balls for the Christmas tree. Purchase artificial leaves and if you cannot find golden ones, use a spray. Don’t forget to add something red to the wreath. That can be some mini Santa Claus figure or simply a Christmas sock, which can be part of the wreath.
Some people don’t like the idea of tree leaves on their wreaths. Many replace the leaves with roses and ribbons. The red velvet is also another good material that can be used for the wreath.
In case you want to use natural materials, one of the most proper materials for creating wreaths are the cones. You can make a Christmas wreath from cones. Spray them with golden or bronze spray, add some flowers and little chimes.
The artificial birds are also a good idea, so don’t hesitate to add some in your wreath. Finish the wreath with some red and white ribbons and you will surely have one of the most interesting wreaths for Christmas.
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