This story was created in partnership with HER Home Design LLC.
The holiday season is right around the corner, and no matter what you’re celebrating, Keianna Rae Harrison-Williams, lead interior designer and remodeling team principal of HER Home Design LLC, has ideas about how to make your space look and feel joyous. Here are some of her smart tips for holiday decorating on a budget:
1. CREATE VIGNETTES
Instead of worrying about dressing up an entire room, try focusing on decorating a specific space — such as a mantel or bookcase — to create a festive focal point. You can tie ribbon bows around throw pillows on your couch, pile a stack of wrapped gifts on a shelf, or replace a row of family photos with seasonal pictures or postcards.
2. ADD LIGHTING
A few inexpensive strands of string lights can really make an impact. For example, try hanging some lights around a banister, a bathroom mirror, or along the top of your kitchen cabinets.
3. ORNAMENTS EVERYWHERE
Have some extra ornaments left over after decorating your tree? Hang them around the house — even dangling from a chandelier! You can also use them to fill a grouping of empty vases to create an easy yet eye-catching centerpiece.
4. GET CREATIVE WITH YOUR TREE
You don’t have to spend a ton of money on tree decorations — instead, try tying bows made from inexpensive ribbon to tree branches. Also, have your kids cut out paper snowflakes and attach them to the tree for a personal, homemade touch.
5. MAKE A GARLAND
With a bit of yarn and some imagination, you can create a garland from just about anything! Pom-poms, pinecones, ribbons and faux greenery are just a few of the items you can string together.
6. DISPLAY HOLIDAY CARDS
As you start receiving holiday cards this season, use them to decorate your space. Clip them onto a circular wire form to create a wreath, line them across your mantel or kitchen island, or display them on a corkboard.
7. REARRANGE YOUR FURNITURe
Simply moving or removing some pieces of your furniture can help make your space more inviting and give you more room to decorate.
All these suggestions can help you make your holiday season bright — HOWEVER, if you’re not quite thrilled about decking your own halls, the credentialed designer/decorators at HER Home Design can step right in. The Holiday Home Decor interior decorating packages start at just $399 and include a decor plan, recommendations for decorations, and more. The team can even design, purchase, and INSTALL the holiday decor for you! Contact HER Home Design at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 317-671-6312 for your in-home consultation.
Created in partnership with HER Home Design.
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