Part Two: Turn to Mother Nature for Decorating Help
Now that you’ve looked around inside, take a walk and look for inspiration outdoors. Collect pine cones, seashells, milkweed pods or other interesting specimens you find. Use them as is or add a touch of faux snow, glitter or gold or silver spray paint.
Pine cones can be used in countless ways. Fill baskets with them and set them everywhere. Hang them from the tree or create your own pine cone wreaths. Just open up your imagine imagination and the ideas will come.
Go to a Christmas tree lot and see if they will give you (or sell very cheaply) the branches they’ve cut from the bottom of trees people have purchased.
Line the mantelpiece with pine fronds or use the evergreen branches to trim around door frames. Not only will the boughs look nice, but they’ll add a rich holiday fragrance to your ho me.