Thursday, December 1, 2011

Christmas Decor

There is a lot to organize for the holiday season and planning the Christmas decor is all part of the fun. When family and friends visit, you want your home to be welcoming and cozy. Most people like traditional decorations and that includes a tree of course. For those seeking a more contemporary feel, there are plenty of products with a modern take on them.

Fiber Optic trees have become very popular and they provide an attractive focus to the room. A small Fiber Optic Grass tree in a pot comes in a festive gold color but needn't be just for the festive season. Willow Trees are another unusual option for Christmas decor. A Pre-Lit tree is simple to put up and is conveniently fitted with clear lights. It has a stand and a low voltage transformer for safety. Colors are natural looking green or snowy white. The Gold Rotating Fiber Optic Candle Tree is presented in a pot and has bows, candles, presents, cherubs and tinsel. A gold or ivory angel will top the tree in style.

Ornaments will please adults and children, especially beautifully designed red or ivory Father Christmas statues, fiber glass snowmen with flashing lights or gold reindeer. Christmas decor often involves the poinsettia plant, a favorite item at this time of year and available in red or gold. Colored pine cones or beaded cone trees are also popular. Wreaths come in lovely shades of gold and modern ones have shatterproof baubles. Glitter sequins serve as attractive garlands across the mantelpiece and red, purple and gold swags and baskets brighten up any room. Christmas card holders are both practical and decorative.

Table decorations add to the festivities too and finishing touches such as Christmas themed napkin rings make all the difference. Tablecloths come in rich red, white or gold and there are a variety of decorative center pieces. There are also Father Christmas chair backs and Christmas tea light holders.

Tapestry cushion covers with winter scenes will add some style. Christmas decor can bring music too with a music box with carol singers. Many people like to have a nativity scene or a Charles Dickens village scene, complete with twinkling lights. Fiber Optic churches can add to the glow and children love the glass snow-globes. When it's Christmas Eve and the tree is decorated, the final Christmas decor task is to put up the Christmas stockings and wait for Santa to come.