Christmas has long since moved away from the red and green color combination that used to adorn our homes. While some people choose to inject their personality into their holiday decorations, there are many who enjoy following holiday decorating trends. If you’re looking for tips and ideas about what is hot this season, keep reading and Treetopia will show you the way.
Metallic and Pink Christmas Trees
Good news for everyone who loves to grab attention with shiny or startlingly colorful décor. Metallic Christmas trees
and pink Christmas trees
are trending in 2012. You won’t need to put a lot of decorations on your tree when it’s already a stylish centerpiece. Enjoy your time in the spotlight with your shining, shimmering Christmas tree, or increase the girly atmosphere in your home this season.
LED Christmas Lights in Cool Colors
One of the most contemporary and refreshing themes this season is using energy-saving LED lights to brighten up both your home and your Christmas tree. It is a triple benefit situation: (1) our home dazzles with the current trend, (2) your home and tree are bright and shiny, and (3) you lessen your energy consumption by using LED lights. It’s a perfect way to celebrate the holiday season.
Glitter, Vintage, and Glass Ornaments
Another one of the current must-have trends is to decorate your home with glitter, vintage, or glass ornaments for a bit of retro sparkle. A salute to old fashioned style that is simple but elegant, luminous ornaments will surely make you reminisce about traditional Christmas celebrations.
Coming up with a personalized decorating theme is a major trend in 2012. It’s hard to go wrong with such a subjective theme but if you are looking for style guidance, color combination themes are always a safe bet. You can go with a classic red and gold, blue and silver, or a multi-colored décor theme. For a unique flair, you can also go with your favorite things. The shoe-holic in you would adore these glass heel ornaments
. Whatever you choose, just make sure that you have enough décor on hand to fully carry out your theme.
Take personalization to the next level by decorating your home with handcrafted ornaments for innovative visual flair. Whether you make the ornaments yourself or you buy them from the local craft store or holiday bazaar, handcrafted ornaments will surely make your decoration more distinct.
Decorating your home for the holidays doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to spend more to make your home more beautiful. The trends and themes for 2012 point toward spending less by saving energy and paying homage to old fashioned glamour. However you choose to decorate your home, just be sure to remember that this season is all about hope and happiness.