150 New Stocking Stuffer Ideas - some truly good suggestions (not just the usual soap, deodorant, razor blades, candy, etc.) Prices range from DIY (free) to extravagant. Also check out the link to her original 150 Stocking Stuffer Ideas from last year.
The first step to decorating a Christmas tree, whether fresh or artificial, should be putting on the Christmas lights. Often people do not add enough lights or add them incorrectly, which does not illuminate the Christmas tree like it shoul.
Great idea for those who don't have real trees: Add real greenery to the faux tree to fill the gaps and add a living element. The fresh scent helps too. You could add holly, real berry branches, magnolia leaves, etc.
How To Trim Your Tree Like the Magazines. Simple Step by Step instructions to transform your simple Christmas tree decorations to amazing just like the magazines. Christmas tree ribbon, Christmas tree lights and even Christmas tree ornament arrangement.
Lighting-a-Christmas-Tree--tricks: String clear mini lights around the trunk and in the center of the tree. This makes the tree look lit from within. At night, it glows beautifully. I use the multi-colored mini lights on the rest of the tree.