Tradition & Celebration – Christmas Brings Joy to All

Beautiful sense of tradition and joy of celebration make Christmas special to all of us. Each Christmas brings us the memories of all the Christmas seasons we have had since childhood and we pass on the tradition and values to our children as well. Christmas tree, lights, illuminations, decorations, Christmas feast and gifts – all are too important to be missed.

Though Christmas is all about tradition and family customs, we can change the way we decorate the trees, wrap the gifts, and serve the feast and light up the house. You can choose a theme as the focus of the celebration and do all the activities to match the theme and treat this as an opportunity to work as a team with our children to create a new Christmas look.

If you are thinking of gold and glowing cream as the theme for the Christmas, you can make all ornaments, decorations, lightings, gift wrappings, dining room and living room wall décor, furniture upholstery and cushions and rugs in a matching color combination and make this entire Christmas celebration a gold and cream expression of your own style statement.

Check out what ornaments you have that will match the colour scheme you are going to adopt this year. And start creating your own decorations or hunt for decorations in the same colour combinations so that your ornaments and glitter tinsel, garlands and other decorations are all in the same golden and cream combinations.

Check out how to make all the illuminations and lights to be in the same colour. Now that you have coloured mini lamps and serial lamp strings, you can use them. You can mix and match the golden and amber coloured bulbs with red, green and blue to give a layered look that will add depth to the decoration and colour scheme.

Choose gift wrapping papers in the same colour combinations. And use golden coloured ribbons to tie a bow for the gifts. Use the same colour for your table arrangements and napkins etc. With upholstery in the same colour combinations and wall décor also matching, you can have a beautiful colour schemed Christmas celebration that will look stunning.

Here are some ideas of decorations for your Christmas tree and home from Season Christmas. You can pick up your own favourite from the different and lovely looking ideas for a stunning Christmas décor. I think all of them look great. Don’t you?

Santa at His Table and Gift Bags
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Ornaments for Beautifying
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Nativity Scene Lit Beautifully
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Jingle Bells Heralding Season
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Glass Ornaments and Lights
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Garland and Flower and Candle
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Beautiful Looking Wreath on Door
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Nurture Your Green Ethics – Use Bamboo in Your Home Décor

Today the world is abuzz with different schemes to contain carbon footprint and we all want to preserve the bounties showered on us by Mother Nature. We want to keep from stripping the green cover that is so essential for ecological balance. We want to stop cutting down trees indiscriminately for either for making furniture or for fuel. We want to preserve our forests for our future generation. But what can be then an alternative for the hard wood we so essentially need for furniture? We can use the fast growing grass-plants like bamboo, canes and other birch trees which are very sustainable and eco-friendly. Along with nurturing the green ethics, buying bamboo furniture can always add great beauty and a fresh ethnic look to your home and ambiance.

In what all ways can bamboo be used in and around the house? Actually there are so many-many products made from bamboo and in so many ways bamboo can be substituted for hardwood that you will be surprised. Not only can bamboo replace hardwood, it can do more like in wicker weaving, laminated plywood, cabinetry, veneers and many other uses with a surprising versatility. Today bamboo is used in construction work, in big and small buildings, houses, tents, gardens, fences, green houses and many other things. It is used to make a variety of furniture, , as wall panels, flooring, ceilings, curtains; utensils, baskets, pot holders, decorative items, musical chimes, flutes, pipes, ornaments, frames for mirrors, photos. Really the list is too long to be listed here fully.

The natural neutral shade of bamboo is very elegant and it goes so well with almost all kind of color scheme that we may use for our home decor. And it can be stained to look darker also if needed. In its natural glory, it needs little or low maintenance; and is durable, lightweight and portable. It is sturdy and can put up with a lot of rough use and safe – especially with children. Here are some images showing the multiple uses for bamboo from MOSO-Bamboo. Look at the innovative ways bamboo has been used – as table tops, frames, cabinets, skating board, shelves, sun loungers, door frames, and even goggle frame! They look exquisite in wall panels and as flooring and ceiling panels. Truly bamboo wins looks-wise as well as usefulness-wise also.

I am sure you also will fall in love with all these things made from bamboo and start using this fast-growing, sustainable, eco-friendly bamboo products.

Table Chairs from Bamboo
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Table and Cabinet with Bamboo Boards
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Sun Lounger with Bamboo
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Skating Boards Made of Bamboo
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Shelf Made With Bamboo Ply
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Goggle Frame Made of Bamboo
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Glass Topped Bamboo Table and Cabinet
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Door, Roof, Flooring – All Bamboo
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Beautiful Bamboo Flooring
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Bamboo Flooring, Panels and Boards
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Gold, Silver, Glitter And Tinsel Bells And Angels – All for Christmas

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What all go to make the Christmas tree so special? Stars and angels, bells and butterflies, gold and silver – all these make the Christmas something out of ordinary; telling us the joy and cheer the birth of Christ brings for us. Christmas always is associated with a Christmas tree, gifts and goodies, celebration and feast and happiness and joy forever. Christmas trees are everywhere – right from office, public places, hospitals, hostels and our own homes. Every tree gets decorated and illuminated to bring a measure of seasonal joy and cheer. Baubles, ornaments, garlands, holly, mistletoe, lights and gifts – all are used to make the tree look a mark of our happiness and pleasure in celebration.

For a perfect Christmas tree, choose the best tree available in a size that will fit the area where you are going to keep the tree. If you are buying a real tree, put it in water as soon as it is cut. Place the tree in a trough of water so that it feels hydrated and fresh. Keep replenishing the water. This will keep the tree plump and needles supple and fresh. Collect all the decorations that will be placed on the trees – string of lights, glitter, ornaments – glass and other stuff, garlands and what gifts you want to hang on the trees. Check whether you have sufficient number of all the decorations. Check for electrical plug point to which you can collect the string of lights that will illuminate the tree.

First you have to put up the electrical illuminations. Place the evenly and securely by starting from the base of the tree, placing interior lights first and then the ones at the exterior tips of the trees. Then start putting the garlands on the tree. Always place some interiorly first and then at the tips of the trees to give depth and layered look. When you start decorating the tree, check for solid shiny balls – simple ornaments in multiple colors and shapes that you can hang around creating a nice basic pattern of decoration. Then add the more glittery glass and special ornaments, stars and glitter. Place these more closely at the top of the tree for a more colorful and glittery look.

Here are some beautiful ornaments to hang on to the Christmas tree from Christmas Warehouse. Enjoy decorating your Christmas tree with such beautiful ornaments!

Santa in a Cute Little Car
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Pretty Looking Flowers with Light
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Glittering Glass Ornaments
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Garland with Mini Glass Orbs
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Cute Looking Mini Christmas Tree
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Beautiful Looking Star in Red
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Stars And Glitters for Christmas Decorations

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It is that time of the year – nearing Christmas. All homes are abuzz with preparations for the festive and holiday seasons. Every family is eagerly waiting for the fun times. Christmas trees are checked online and in the local stores. Discussions are on as to where to keep the Christmas tree this year! The entire family gets excited and enjoys the excitement.

What decorations can be done is one of the important topics that are discussed. What are the decorations that can be done outside and inside? Room by room, decoration ideas are discussed and ideas are debated and lists are written for purchasing all things needed. Along with the groceries and baking items, decorative items are the next most important agenda.

The greenery, wreaths, garlands and flower arrangements are important in that it creates the special festive look to the entire home. Online stores and local stores like the dollar store and departmental stores are already offering great deals and discounts for all the items we may need for completing the decoration in all the rooms.

Gifts are planned for and gift wrapping work is again planned well ahead of time. Gift bags, gift baskets and gift boxes are all checked and purchased. Nice looking gift wrapping papers with Christmas themes are also looked for and they have been purchased and the wrapping work gets started – helped by all family members!

But the Christmas tree decoration is the last one to happen. To get a really glittering Christmas tree, there are a lot of decorations today available in the market. Small beautiful ornaments – glass and metal – ones are plenty available. Along with the ornaments, you will need other decorations like stars, spangles and glitter also to put on the trees and other decorations.

Not only the Christmas tree, all other things – like the gift stocking, the wreaths above the main door area and wherever you have hung holly, mistletoe, berries and other decorations, can do with some extra glitter and shine. A simple wreath can be made to look festive with a couple of golden stars stuck to it – top and bottom.

Here are some of the decorations you can fix to the Christmas tree, wreaths, green ropes and the garlands with which you can decorate doors windows etc. These are from Christmas Place. These pretty baubles can be fixed to any place you like. Check what you like most?

Red Sequin Fern Decoration
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Mesh Box in Silver
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Glittering Floral Pattern
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Glittering Berries in Red
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Glitter Cedar Decorations
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Blue Water Beads Decoration
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