The holiday season is coming soon and it is enough to get you excited! Christmas is the time for joy and celebration and what better to welcome it than by prepping your home and hearth for it? Getting ready for Christmas can be just as satisfying as opening presents on Christmas morning! Let’s look at some ways you can prep your home for the holidays and bring in luxury and opulence into the decor.
De-clutter Your Home
This is the first step to enjoy Christmas decorations. De-clutter your house before the Christmas stress creeps in as it inevitably will. Get rid of things you don’t need and make sure nothing is lying around just for the sake of it. Having a clean and organized home will also help you understand exactly what things you need to buy for a luxury Christmas celebration.
Have A Wrapping Station
Christmas is a time for gifts and you can expect everyone in the family to want to wrap a gift when the stress starts hitting. A way to make it easier on everyone is to have a designated space for wrapping it can be a small table or even a closet space where everything you require for wrapping gifts is kept at east reach. It will certainly ensure that you are not the only one doing the packing!
Ornament Maintenance And Buying
Ornaments are a fun and required thing when it comes to Christmas. So if you have unique or antique ornament pieces you love to put on your trees every year, or you want to buy a few pieces that bring out the luxurious feel, the first thing to do is to find out what you have.
Find a quiet afternoon where you take out the ornaments and dust them to shape. Do small repairs so that your favorite pieces are sparkling and ready. It is also a great time to decide what ornaments you do want to get. When buying new pieces, craftsmanship and quality are something you should look into.
An Elegantly Laid Dining Table Setting
Spend some time planning and drawing a dining table set that spells opulence. Candles are lovely and are great for bringing in warmth. You can splurge on mini vases and bouquets for each table setting. Beautiful runners, napkins, and placemats in gorgeous hues can add a lot of elegance.
The dinnerware is something you should concentrate on because your guests will certainly notice it. If you have festive china, use it. You can also buy something that is modern and goes with your style. A gorgeous table where your guests can not just eat, but also enjoy the pleasure of each other’s company, can be a great investment this season.
Don’t Forget To Ready Your Kitchen
Food is very much an enormous part of most Christmas celebrations. It is the time many people go all out baking cakes, cookies and all sorts of goodies to bring in the festive cheer. Your kitchen is certainly a space where you need to pay attention. Do make sure that all your kitchen appliances are in working order so that you don’t fall short of anything just a few days before Christmas!
The Presentation Of Food
How food is presented also reflects the kind of treatment you want your guests to receive. There are so many different ways to create magic with food, including sweet tables, glass ornaments and birds, papier-mache miniature reindeers, and perhaps a fine retro cake platform.
A Beautiful Festive Bar
Styling a beautiful bar is another great tip that adds a lot of charm. There can never be too much liquor during Christmas, and you can add a dash of elegance to it all with vintage glassware and pitchers.
Do Up The Bathroom
In their bid to do up the whole house, many homeowners forget the bathroom. Scented candles, themed towels and other little knick-knacks are lovely additions to the space.
It is not that difficult to do up your home and make it ready for Christmas. All it needs is some planning and lots of execution. When you start doing it, it is going to become a habit that will stay with you all your life.