Ten Ideas Merry and Bright to Decorate on a Small Budget

If you are looking to add some holiday cheer to your home this year, but want to be budget-conscious, below are some great tips and ideas a homeowner can do to help make their home more festive…

The Tree
The tree can be a branch or a piece of sagebrush. Spray paint it gold or silver, and decorate it with red ribbons and cookies. Lovely.

Our most beautiful, sacred celebration floats on candlelight. Search out little beautiful candleholders. Fill them with votives. Put them on tiny, pretty trays all over your home. You can find the candleholders in dollar stores, antique stores, and places that sell designer goods for less, sometimes a lot less.

Green and Living Things
You can pick up pine branches at Christmas tree lots or amaryllis at the grocery store. Living things are a promise to you that light and life is returning, in spite of winter’s grasp. Pot your amaryllis about the first week of December.

Find small, older toys in antique and second-hand stores and place them around your home. They are instantly festive.

Religious Symbols
People cherish small, loveable artifacts from their faith, whatever it happens to be. You can collect these over the years, a piece at a time.

Gorgeous little plates of fudge, peanut brittle, candy canes, and divinity settled around your apartment are an instant draw.

Bowls of Lusciousness
Place fresh fruit, like pomegranates and oranges, in beautiful bowls you might have found at a thrift store.

Jars of Beauty
Buy clear class jars at a discount store and gently fill them with brightly colored Christmas balls.

Chocolate Dollars
Find some chocolate dollars as small presents for your guests. You can find those reliably at import markets. You’re not giving chocolate or money; you are giving great good luck.

Best of All
Fill your life and your holiday with the people you love, the greatest, most beautiful gift of all.

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