This Yuletide season, you can feel the Christmas spirit with the different decorations put up in houses, buildings and establishments. These decorations vary, some are found inside houses and establishments like the Christmas tree, but did you know that you can also set up a Christmas tree outside your Atlanta home? This adds more of the Christmas spirit in your house and in your neighborhood. It is also a delight watching houses glistened with the different ornaments that signify the Christmas holiday and kids will be delighted at the sight.
If you want to decorate the tree outside your house for the Christmas season in Atlanta, here are the following tips that can help you set it up right.
Size Matters – your outside tree must be bigger than the tree inside the house. This makes it more visible to people who pass by your house and they can appreciate the beauty of your tree. It only makes sense to have a bigger tree set up outside since people will rarely appreciate the design of your tree.
Light it Up – your outside Christmas tree will look better with lights. It can brighten any night and makes your Christmas merrier. Kids will also love the display of lights outside your house. There are different lights that you can choose from; there are colored and white lights.
Bring in the Music – adding music to your outdoor Christmas tree will only make the mood more festive and ready for the holiday season. The Christmas songs played in shopping centers can really bring nostalgia and make you look forward to Christmas day, why don’t you put on the same music and songs in your yard for you and the neighbors to enjoy.
Safety First – if you plan to add music and light up your tree, it is only wise that you practice safety first. Always consult with an electrician or with your power company if your power grid can supply the electricity needed for all your decorations. This prevents short circuit on the wires that may lead to fire and electrocution.
You can also set you lights and music on timer. This way, even if you forget to turn them off at night, you will be assured that they will not cause any accidents in your home. It can also help you save on electricity bill.
Outdoor Ornaments – since your Christmas tree will be put up outside your house, it is only ideal to place outdoor ornaments. You can even place edible outdoor ornaments which will be enjoyed by the birds and wildlife outside. This way you do not just share the spirit of Christmas to your neighbors but it is also extended to the animals.
There are different outdoor ornaments that you can use which can be beautiful Christmas decors. You can place wreath on the trunk of your big tree and place edible decorations on the tree itself. You can string garlands of cranberries and popcorn to be hanged on your tree. The colors of these foods will pop put and ideal for Christmas and the birds will enjoy eating them.
Aside from edible outside ornaments, you can also find pre-lighted outside ornaments which you can display outside your house. These are usually bigger in size and most of the time you will find a pre-lighted Santa Claus with his reindeers, Snowman and even the Nativity set. You can also find pre-lighted stars which can be placed on your outdoor Christmas tree.
Ornamental Tree – if you have no trees in your yard and you want to have your own Christmas tree outside, don’t worry, you can just purchase a fake tree and set it up outside. These are ornamental trees that look the same with your Christmas tree inside the house. The only difference is that it is not a real tree. The advantage to this is you can use it again on the coming Christmases and these fake trees also come in different colors and design.
Have Fun – Christmas is not just about shopping, vacations, and parties. This is the time of the year that friends and families reunite. Why don’t you make a party with friends and families and enjoy each other’s company while decorating your outside tree. This will make it more memorable to you and your family, plus the kids will surely enjoy helping out.