Christmas tree decorating tips

The best ever Christmas tree decorating tips

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  • Shopping Editor Tamara Kelly shows you how to decorate the perfect tree this Christmas

    From hanging fairy lights to deciding on colour schemes and where to place those well-loved decorations, we spoke to Shopping Editor Tamara Kelly, to get her top tips on creating the best dressed tree. So, grab a glass of mulled wine and get inspired. After all, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

    Choose a tree that complements your decorating scheme.

    Turn the lights on so you can see them while you apply them. Start from the bottom to ensure the full height of the tree is covered.

    Embrace festive fragrances by hanging scented decorations. Keep the scent fresh throughout the month with a home fragrance spray.

    Mix and match different sized baubles. Save more intricate designs for the middle, giving them maximum visibility.

    Pinch the pin to attach smaller, delicate baubles directly to the branch.

    A statement tree topper is an essential finishing touch to any tree.

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