As an alternative to the
usual plastic trim used for Christmas decoration for
the mantle, centerpieces or tables use real Christmas
trim. This you can get while buying your Christmas
tree. Here are a few suggestions on how to use tree
trim for decorating your home.
Decorate the mantel with tree trim and place
poinsettia flowers, pinecones and pomegranates within it.
Place trim on balconies and banisters and
hand pomegranates as ornamentation in between the trim.
Twine cranberry beads in between the
Christmas tree trim.
Tie cinnamon sticks with ribbons and tie in
Place tree trim in an elegant glass bowl, add
pinecones, small pomegranates, apples and ornaments to the
bowl and place it on the table as a centerpiece decoration.
You can add tiny handmade paper snowflakes on top.
Here are a few other decorations that you can
make with things that occur naturally during Christmas.
Pinecone Place Holders
Cut old greeting cards and make name cards.
Write the name of the person on the blank side of the card.
Use a pinecone as a holder and fit the card
Decorate with ribbon or festive fabric.
Colorful Rag Napkin Rings
Use cloth napkins in colors of the festive season. Here are tips
to make colorful rag napkin rings in which you can place your
Take brightly colored fabric and cut into
strips measuring .5 by 5.
Take old napkin rings and tie these strips
with a single knot around these rings.
Using a needle string dried cranberries onto
a thick thread.
Tied these strings to the rag rings.
Christmas Tree Decorating
Hang things that have a special significance
to you on the Christmas tree like, you baby's first shoe or
your husband's first Christmas.
Tie cookie cutters with ribbons and hang from
Hang pomegranate on the tree instead of
buying Christmas ornamentation.
Try these natural Christmas decortions, which are
simple and easy to make at home, and at the same time will add
unique touch to your Christmas decorations.