The atmosphere in the run up to Christmas is pure magic: the warm lights of the decorations, traditional songs and aroma of Christmas sweets filling the air unleashes unique sensations. Often during this time, we let our imaginations run free to create all kinds of decorations and turn our houses into the perfect place to celebrate Christmastime.
Here are some ideas to get inspired.
The perfect decoration to hang on the front door to welcome all your guests.
To create the garland you will need:
Already thinking you’re not one for home crafts? Don’t worry, even though this do-it-yourself decoration is very easy and can be made in a short time, the wow factor is guaranteed.
This step works perfectly when done the evening before, so you can leave the apples in the oven to dry while you enjoy a Christmas movie.
If you don’t have much time, you can also use the microwave (900 watt for 5 minutes) as an alternative.
SUGGESTION: using the plastic coating spray, cover the apple slices with a thin layer to make your decorations last longer. Thus, your decorations can be preserved for next year too.
Use the hot glue gun to stick the apple slices on the core you have chosen however you like. Have fun decorating your garland with whatever meets your personal taste. Cinnamon sticks, star anise and orange slices, dried in the same way as the apple slices, are perfect for the task.
To create an elegant composition to decorate your table for Christmas lunch, you will need the following materials:
Would you prefer something very easy to create, but which is nonetheless very pretty?
Get yourself a nice wicker basket and embellish it using some red berries. Put some well-cleaned red apples inside – because we all know the colour red immediately makes us think of Christmas – add some nuts and some cinnamon sticks and the work is done!