Christmas is fast approaching and that means it’s time to think about your Christmas decorations and how you’re going to spread your festive cheer inside and outside your home. According to a poll from Save the Children in November 2021, putting up decorations is the fifth most popular tradition for Brits, which is why you may be looking to go above and beyond this year.
Many homeowners simply reuse the same old decorations every year but this can quickly grow dull and may make you lose a bit of your Christmas spirit. That’s why we believe you should choose a theme for your decorations, so you can make your home look great and wow the onlooking neighbours. Picking a theme will make your festive decorations tie together much better and there are many different ones to choose from.
In our guide below, you’ll find several theme ideas for your decorations, so you can pick the perfect one that matches your vibe and works for your home. Read on to find out more about the best themes for your Christmas decorations.
Winter Wonderlands are a classic during the Christmas period and it’s all about turning your home into a scene from Santa Claus’ homeland. You’ll need to add bright white ornaments with sparkling silver hues to give off that frozen look. The addition of beautiful outdoor Christmas lights can help brighten your home even more and tie the whole winter wonderland together.
If the reds, greens and golds from the traditional Christmas colour scheme are up your street, then decorating your home with them should be easy. There are a plethora of options available to buy, which will help you achieve the traditional Christmas look that the whole family is sure to love. Simple baubles, tinsel and a big star on your Christmas tree are all items that should be at the top of your shopping list.
Not one for traditional decorations? A rainbow theme could be the perfect alternative for you. Place plenty of bright shades all around your home to really show off this festive season and inject new life into the holidays. Try to add multi-coloured lights outside and have a rainbow of baubles around your Christmas tree to make your home look really magical.
If you’ve got children, then it doesn’t get much better than a Candyland theme for them. This theme tends to have a red and white décor and plays on the candy cane sweets, which should be a staple in everyone’s Christmas diet. Choose red and white tablecloths as well as lights and why not place a huge candy cane in your front garden, so your kids get excited during the festive season whenever they enter the home?
As you can see, there is a huge range of brilliant ideas to choose from. Once you’ve decided which theme you like the best, it’s time to head to the shops early, so you can be sure you get everything you need. Next, you’ll have to decide how early you want to put your decorations up with some experts now believing it’s acceptable to put them up from the 1st of November, which may be a great idea if you want to get started right away on bringing your theme to life.