Magic winter forest. The rules of using decorative branches as a part of Christmas decor.

Some people prefere to use bright and traditional decorations in ther interior during New Year holidays, while others are able to stand out by being original. For example, you might recall your long-standing passion for minimalism and eco- style. Don’t worry, even if you were unable to used this style in your house, you can still apply it to your holiday decor.

Christmas decor that is made out of branches is especially popular in Northern Europe, particularly in Sweden, Germany, Denmark and Norway. In this collection we have gathered the most original ideas on this subject 30 + photos of interiors with festive decor with use of branches.

First of all, the composition made out of the branches can replace the traditional Christmas tree. Hang your chrstmas toys on the branches.

using branches instead of christmas tree for interior decor using branches instead of christmas tree for interior decor using branches instead of christmas tree for interior decor using branches instead of christmas tree for interior decor
using branches instead of christmas tree for interior decor using branches instead of christmas tree for interior decor

Furthermore, with the similar decor you can bring a christmas spirit to the corners of your house, a dresser, fireplace, bedside table or walls.

Another original idea – hang branches over the Christmas table, that creates a real experience of home garden or a forest inside your house.

You need to know a few rules before you start decorationg your house with branches. We are sure that you would like your house to look in complete harmony, so here are a few ideas that will helo you to re-create Christmas atmosphere:

decorating christmas table with branches
decorating christmas table with branches

decorating christmas table with branches
decorating christmas table with branches

decorating christmas table with branches
decorating christmas table with branches

 

Use branches instead of a Christmas Tree

Christmas compostition out of branches combined with variety of decorations. Put your branches into a pretty vase or a pot. Use branches to decorate your christmas table

christmas composition branches in a pretty vase or pot christmas composition branches in a pretty vase or pot christmas composition branches in a pretty vase or pot christmas composition branches in a pretty vase or pot
christmas composition branches in a pretty vase or pot christmas composition branches in a pretty vase or pot

 

1. How to find the best decorations for your house or office

First of all, do not use anything that looks too pretentious. At the end of the day branches are a part of nature and are eco-style, so try to stick to more natural decor.

Choose from one of 3 options:
– use the same type of toys (eg, a star or snowflake, birds, boxes or imitation of gifts);
– pick one color or a material, preferably mat, and than select from a variety of different toys;
– use exactly the same decorations in the style of minimalism, somewhat transparent toys or cool stuff made of threads.

decorating branches with christmas toys
decorating branches with christmas toys

decorating branches with christmas toys
decorating branches with christmas toys

decorating branches with christmas toys
decorating branches with christmas toys

decorating branches with christmas toys
decorating branches with christmas toys

decorating branches with christmas toys
decorating branches with christmas toys

decorating branches with christmas toys
decorating branches with christmas toys

decorating branches with christmas toys
decorating branches with christmas toys

decorating branches with christmas toys
decorating branches with christmas toys

 

2. Add the look of snow silver color

“Silvered” or “powdered snow” branches look particularly impressive. Just buy a “Silver” metallic paint and use it to spray your branches with it. To create “snow” effect use a special white coating or old-fashioned way (lower branches into a very saturated salt solution for a coule of hours, remove and allow to dry.)

adding snow or silver color to christmas decor from branches
adding snow or silver color to christmas decor from branches

adding snow or silver color to christmas decor from branches
adding snow or silver color to christmas decor from branches

adding snow or silver color to christmas decor from branches
adding snow or silver color to christmas decor from branches

 

3. Use lighting for such christmas winter home decoration

By using garlands with light you can add special charm to basic branches. Illuminate the whole room with different types of garlands or stick to one type.

decorating interior with garlands and light on branches
decorating interior with garlands and light on branches

decorating interior with garlands and light on branches
decorating interior with garlands and light on branches

decorating interior with garlands and light on branches
decorating interior with garlands and light on branches

 

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