HOW TO DECORATE A CHRISTMAS TREE LIKE A PROFESSIONAL, BUT ON A BUDGET

Here are some awesome decorating tips and tricks to make your Christmas tree look like it was done by a professional!  Best part?  This 10′ tree was decorated for less than $50!

How to Decorate a Christmas Tree

Step 1: Lights

Plug the lights in while you arrange them on the tree. It will help you see any gaps or crowded places.

I let my kids decorate the tree with no input from me as long as they were careful with the items.

Step 1.5. Let the kids “help”

Step 2: Ribbon

If  I could get you to take away just ONE thing from this tutorial it would be: RIBBON! Seriously, ribbon is awesome! It  comes in countless colors and patterns!

Pair a patterned ribbon with a solid ribbon. Attach it to the branches the same as the solid-colored ribbon, running it in the blank spaces.

Step 3: More Ribbon

Step 4: Extra Large Decorations

When placing these extra large ornaments on the tree, try to set them a little ways in to add dimension and depth.

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