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Decorate Your Christmas Tree Like a Pro

A Christmas tree is the centerpiece of every holiday home. We all want to decorate the perfect Christmas tree with baubles, ornaments, and lights perfectly coordinated in a festive and stylish scheme. In reality, however, it’s easier said than done. 

Want to learn how to decorate a Christmas tree like a professional? Check out these tips and tricks that you can do to make your Christmas tree look good and professional.

  1. Build a theme

First and foremost, you must select a theme. A Christmas tree requires an element that ties everything together in order to look professionally decorated. Suggested by professionals, base it on a specific color scheme, an ornament collection, or an interest of yours. Get ideas for Christmas decorating from blogs, home décor websites, or Pinterest. After that, make a mood board to help you decide how to style the tree. This also assists you in determining what decorations you require.

  1. Start with classic ornaments

Choose ornaments in classic color schemes such as red, white, silver, and gold when decorating for Christmas. These go well with other tree accents and can be mixed and matched to create a different theme each year.

  1. Shape your tree

Fluffing the branches gives your Christmas tree a fuller, more natural appearance. This can be a time-consuming task, but trust us when we say the end result is well worth it. Separate each branch so that it can cover as much ground as possible. Also, don’t be afraid to bend individual branches to fill gaps. A properly shaped tree is a pleasing sight, regardless of how simple or extravagant your decorations are.

  1. String the lights

Check that the lights are in working order before stringing them on a tree. Then, begin at the base of the tree and work your way up, weaving in and out of the branches. Pre-lit Christmas trees are available to make decorating your Texas apartment easier and faster.

  1. Hang ornaments strategically

When it comes to hanging ornaments, there are no hard and fast rules. Experts, on the other hand, start with larger ornaments and tuck them deeper within the foliage to add depth. As a result, you get a lovely, layered look. Hanging smaller ornaments on the tips of the branches, on the other hand, creates a drape effect.

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