By creating your own amazing decorations for the festive season, you are conveying a message of goodwill to all those who come to your home. Happy festive season dinners and celebrations have one special ingredient – festive décor – a range of dazzling embellishments that express your sentiments about the festive season. We look at a checklist that can help you prepare your home for the festive season.
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There’ll be no leaking taps with them. Maybe it’s time to look at a stylish new rain shower head to ensure sensational shower sessions. They comply with all building codes and everything is safe and legit. When everything in your bathroom is clean and bright, it's the ideal opportunity to add some lovely scented candles to bring some festive holiday cheer into this important part of your home.
Stock the pantry
It can take away from the enjoyment of the festive season when you have to resort to last-minute shopping. Three months before Christmas, start looking out for promotions and deals and buy food items in bulk.
If you’re going away or staying at home, you want to make sure that your cupboards and fridge are stacked. You want a feast of favorites to wow all your holiday guests, from milk puddings and hot desserts to sugar cookies and much more. Also, stock up on non-perishable items when they’re on sale and store them in your pantry.
Colored lights and lanterns are a huge part of getting your home ready for the festive season. A month before Christmas, get out the decorative lights as they are always part of a holiday season checklist. You want to make sure that the lights are all still working and that they’ve got fresh batteries to keep them going.
Before you hang them in your windows, get your windows washed and sparkly clean. Decide when you’re going to put up your festive wreaths on your door to ensure your guests feel welcome. If you’re planning to serve cocktails outside, make sure that all the outside furniture is dusted off as well as your food trolleys for food and drinks. Your checklist should see you wiping them down every day till your festive season is done and dusted.
Living room focal point
Nothing is set in stone, but December spells the start of the festive season. The tree is always the focal point of the lounge or living room and you want to get that up and decorated early. If you have family and friends staying over, they can be encouraged to put their gifts under the tree.
Beautiful rugs around the tree will be perfect for when the time comes to open the gifts and to sit around with Christmas punch, cocktails, and hot chocolate. The punches can be made ahead of time, as you just add your ice or soda just before serving.
Dust off your festive china
The festive season is a time when you can be as kitsch as you like. If you’ve got special festive china tucked away somewhere in your pantry, your checklist will tell you that the start of December is the time to dust it off, wash it, and get it into use. Maybe it’s an heirloom that nobody else wanted.
These days with the pandemic having shown its ugly side, many people are hankering after old traditions and old things. Now’s the time to serve up tea and Christmas cake from your red, white, and green festive tea set and side plates. Make it more festive with fresh, seasonal flowers and leaves on your tables.