It doesn’t feel like Christmas until your house is decorated. The only problem is, it takes quite a bit of planning — and money — to make the place sparkle like you want it to. Not everyone has the time or budget to make a complete Christmas overhaul possible, but don’t worry: there’s good news to be had. So many holiday decorators before you have found ways to decorate that are both functional and festive, and many of them won’t break the bank, either.
So, before you whip out a stack of cash to turn your home into a wintry wonderland, read the following five tips. You might just find you can do it in a way that’s smart, simple and oh-so-beautiful.