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Tips to Make Decorating the Tree Less Stressful

Little Falls Family Decorating Their Christmas TreeSeveral things are more traditional than a Christmas tree. But decorating the tree can often feel like an unwanted activity. The good news is that it doesn’t have to be that way. Instead, you can do a lot to make this year’s decorating become a holiday moment you look forward to each year. By implementing a couple of these easy tips, you can make decorating your Christmas tree easier and much less stressful this year.

Choose a Smaller Tree

If you purchase a fresh-cut tree annually – or even if you’re looking for an artificial tree for your Brooksville rental house – make things easier on yourself by choosing a smaller tree. Even though you may have room in your house for a tree that can accommodate its sheer size, it’s necessary to keep in mind that the bigger the tree is, the longer it will take to decorate. If you don’t like to go too small, think about having a thinner tree that will fit neatly into a corner or in front of a window.

Choose a Theme

Another option to simplify your Christmas tree decorating is by selecting a theme for your tree. For instance, for a breathtaking tree that is simple to make, choose a white tree, and decorate it with red cardinals for a simple but stunning display. Or, for a more personal touch, use photographs and twine to create ornaments out of your best memories. Even though you have a wide collection of ornaments, you are not required to use all of them every year.

Decorate in Stages

Trying to buy a tree, set it up, get the lights on it, and then add ornaments is a long process. Rather than tire yourself out trying to do it all in one day, think about breaking up the decorating process across different days. This is particularly significant if you are utilizing a fresh-cut tree since the branches will require time to relax after placing the tree in a stand. By giving yourself plenty of time, you can guarantee that you have the energy to make decorating your tree a pleasant event.

Use Good Quality Decorations

Even though it may be tempting to buy the cheapest strings of lights and ornaments you can find, doing so may not really the ideal option. Utilizing high-quality strings of lights, ornaments, and other décor is essential for making your experience decorating your tree as stress-free as possible. Good quality light strings are less likely to break, tangle, or burn out easily. And good quality ornaments will often last through years of holidays. Make things simpler for yourself by using quality decorations for your Christmas tree.

Enlist Help

Decorating a Christmas tree can be much less stressful with a couple of additional helping hands. If available, try to encourage others to help you set up and decorate your tree. Not only can the whole procedure go smoother, but your Christmas tree helpers may also inspire you to try decorating in a new or different way.

Use Fewer Ornaments

Make a statement with your Christmas tree this year by going big – where your ornaments are concerned, that is. By utilizing lesser but bigger ornaments, bows, garlands, and other items, you can make a stunning statement tree more quickly and easily than ever before before. Just don’t forget to have the items you want to use on hand, and attach them to the branches with hooks or floral wire.

Label and Organize

Ultimately, the ideal approach to make decorating your Christmas tree less stressful is to start when you put your decorations away! As you box up your ornaments, light strings, and other décor items, label each box properly with the contents. Utilize store-bought string light bobbins or even just a piece of thick cardboard to store lights neatly and prevent tangles. Store your spare bulbs, ornament hooks, and extension cords in the same boxes with your tree décor for quick and easy access. By taking the time to label and organize your decorations, you can decorate your tree even quicker next year.


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