Helpful tip for getting that department store look on your home christmas tree! Seems like a lot but most garland is sold in 10-20ft rolls and lights are sold in boxes of 1-6 hundred! Also you could do homemade ornaments.
Apple Basket Christmas Decor -This tiered Christmas display was super easy to build. All that you will need are baskets (or some other kind of stackable containers), some miscellaneous pieces of scrap wood, wood screws, a drill and your favorite Christmas garland/decor items.