Making Your Home Feel Festive

It’s getting closer and closer to Christmas, but it’s not too late to add some more festive cheer to your home. 

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Some of the best things about Christmas are the festive spirit, decorations, and family get-togethers. If you want to get the most out of it then this short guide will give you some great ways to make your home feel festive just in time for the holidays: 

Use Candles

Candles are certainly one of the most popular and best ways to set the mood during the holidays. You can add festive scents like cookies cooking, cinnamon, pine, berries, and more. Placing candles in spots around your home is a simple yet effective way to add a cozy feel and festive smell to your home. 

If you are struggling for a loved one, you may also think about gifting a candle. Especially if they have come to your house a commented on how much they love the festive smells. 

Festive Bedroom 

Some people prefer not to decorate their bedroom for the holidays, however, if you want the full feeling of Christmas and dive into the festive cheer, it’s one of the best ways to do it. Your home needs to be cozy and so does your bedroom. This should ideally be the coziest place in your house so it makes sense to add in some festive bedding and cushions. You could even add small Christmas decorations on your bedside table such as a mini Christmas tree.

Get Your Wrapping Station Set Up 

If you haven’t got a wrapping station you should think about getting one set up. All you need is an area in your home that is easy to clear so you can do some proper wrapping. A dining table or office desk would work well. Then you need to gather all the materials you need to wrap your gifts. Think wrapping paper, tissue paper, ribbons, glitter, name tags, brackets, thank you notes, and greeting cards. If you want to be able to tidy everything away think about getting a decoration box or storage bag for your wrapping paper. This way your home is free of clutter and you can set up your wrapping station when you need to. 

Add A Door Wreath

People add wreaths to their doors all year round now, however, you can’t take away from the fact that the holiday season was the original time you would see these. This is one of the most popular and easiest ways to make your home look and feel more festive. The evergreen color that you see is the symbol of everlasting life. 

This video will give you some ideas for designing and making your own wreath: 

They are normally placed on a front door and they are a brilliant way of adding some festive cheer and personality to your door. If you want to be budget savvy, why not invest in an artificial wreath that you can bring out year after year? 

These are just four of the simple ways you can make your home feel festive this year. Do you have any others that you could share in the comments below? It would be great to hear about them.

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