How to decorate your home with Christmas ornaments – A guide by Tilly Bobbin

Looking for inspiration on decorating with Christmas ornaments? Tilly Bobbin, a handcrafted textile company shares the best tips on how to decorate your home using beautiful handcrafted ornaments.

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What are the most popular Christmas decorations?

How to decorate your home with Christmas ornaments
Large plush Christmas toadstool ornament / image by Tilly Bobbin

My most popular tree decorations are personalised pieces such as my mini banners or toadstools. Each piece is made to order and they also make a perfect gift to adorn your tree for years to come.

My garlands are great because they can be used on fireplaces, shelves or festooned around the tree.

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What’s the best way to decorate my Christmas tree? 

When I decorate my tree I think about where it is positioned and where the focal points are. I position mine by the mantle piece and I can see it from the living room doorway, so I want to give an impact from walking in the door but also consider what you can see when you’re sitting down.

Investing in a good set of lights can really make your tree look extra special. I recommended the cluster lights from lights 4 fun.

I don’t always follow a theme but it can help to keep a tight look if you’re not comfortable with throwing everything at it. Choosing a metallic such as gold or silver and a couple of colours creates a considered look.

How to decorate your home with Christmas ornaments
Personalised hanging star baubles / image by Tilly Bobbin
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Where to position big ornaments on a Christmas tree? 

How to decorate your home with Christmas ornaments
Christmas tree positioning in a small living room / image by Tilly Bobbin

Position your most prized and larger pieces in the most impactful places that people have direct views (from the doorway, or on the sofa) . I start with these pieces and then add in other pieces around them.

I like to finish with a tree topper such as a star, or in my case a moon. 

Your tree should reflect you and your personality and the most important bit is to have fun with your decorations.

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