How to decorate Christmas Tree using non traditional ornaments

Christmas is a special moment which always makes me feel nostalgic. I remember those wonderful winter holidays when I was a kid. At school we used to prepare all sorts of shows, we’d sang carols and decorate all our classrooms with all sorts of sparkling ornaments. The Christmas Trees were always the center piece of each space which made us feel closer to the spirit of these beautiful holidays.

Sure, it’s nice to reminisce about these things but it’s even better to get to actually do them in person. So this Christmas let’s try something different, something we can remember for years to come, such as decorating the tree is an unusual way. You can hanging framed pictures instead of regular ornaments to personalize the whole décor.

Another option is to make a delicious Christmas tree. Hang cookies and treats but not the unusual gingerbread men. Try something different, something that defines you. Perhaps your specialty treats would make a nice choice.

If you have a collection of coins, buttons, seashells or anything else you can also hang those in the tree. It’s an original touch to the usual approach. You can display things that represent you. For example, if you like nature, hang acorns, pine cones and nuts.

Get some inspiration from your favorite movies, TV-series or video games. You can hang Lego pieces, Star Wars ornaments or tiny Angry birds. For the nostalnic types, you can also find things like Pacman or Super Mario ornaments.

If you enjoy crafting things, you can make your own paper ornaments. Try your origami skills and create cute and unusual items to display in the tree. You can combine them with the usual stuff or create a theme.

And speaking of themed decors, there are all sorts of ideas you can adopt. For example you can hang real bullets in the tree if this represents you or you can use toys as decorations.

Just be creative and come up with ideas for how to repurpose items or to personalize your existing Christmas tree ornaments. You can also try a different approach and hang your usual ornaments but in an unusual manner.



Published by in How To, Tips, and Advice, on December 4th, 2011

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