Holiday Decorating Ideas for the Family

February 17, 2021
Hello santa in mug holiday poster

Christmas is one of the most awaited seasons around the globe. As the season is just around the corner, it is time to bring out the decors from the storage and create a home that is inviting and festive. Read on to learn more about making your home beautiful with Christmas decorations.

The season of sharing and caring

Christmas is a sacred religious holiday and a cultural commercial phenomenon. The season is celebrated around the globe and every culture has its respective practices when it comes to celebrating the holiday.

Over the years, people around the globe have been celebrating the season with traditions and practices that are considered to be sacred and secular. For Christians, Christmas is celebrated as an annual festival that commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ. Christmas is usually celebrated on December 25 as both a religious and cultural celebration.

In the Philippines, Christmas Eve is very important as people await midnight to arrive. Families go to church to hear Christmas Eve mass and followed by the Noche Buena. The Philippines has the longest Christmas celebration around the globe. It starts in September and ends around January.     

Christmas traditions may be similar in many countries. It is common to see people exchanging gifts, decorating Christmas trees, attending Christmas mass, and sharing meals with family and friends. Of course, the image of Santa is commonly seen as decor or as a mascot of a shopping mall or a group. 

Christmas decorations

Christmas decorations are any items used as a reminder that the most awaited day is just around the corner. The decors are displayed to make the spirit of Christmas be felt and experienced by the public. The common colors that are associated with the season are pine green, snow white, and heart red. The colors blue and white represent winter and these colors are commonly mixed with metallic colors such as gold and silver. 

In the Philippines, you can see Christmas lanterns displayed in many households and establishments. Over the years, the appearance of lanterns has evolved that includes the addition of bright and colorful lights. Nativity displays are also seen as they remind us of the scene when Christ was born in a manger. Poster prints that feature symbols and Christmas-inspired images are also displayed to create a festive room or space. The colors create a fun and exciting room atmosphere that is appropriate for the season. 

Final thoughts

Christmas is the time of the year when you can unbox all your stored decors and make your home look appealing and festive. It is the most awaited season when you get the chance to meet all your relatives again. This is also the time to get reunited with your old friends and meet new ones. 

It is the season for giving and sharing. A season of hope as we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. This is also a time for reflection as we remember what happened during the year and plan for the coming year.