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How to decorate your home for New Year

December 22 2006
18:17

In anticipation of New Year's holiday menu is not enough to think and buy gifts, you need to carefully prepare the shelter.

The tradition of decorating the house for Christmas and New Year is rooted in the deep past. The custom of dressing the Christmas tree was born in Germany during the time of the Saxons. The tribes of the ancient Germans believed that in the branches of trees inhabited by all-powerful spirits of nature. To appease them, we had to make offerings or sacrifice.

In the Middle Ages, the Christian influence of the Germans had made a rite of its own rules. Ruling elite trees were to marry "Bethlehem Star". The balls represent nothing like the forbidden fruit, ie apples from the Garden of Eden. Popular in Germany shaped cakes, waffles and cookies symbolize the unleavened bread for the rite of communion.

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Last of all, the tree appeared toys, flashlights and other trifles. All this was brought to Europe from Asia motley.

Dressing up a beautiful green remember that now in vogue all extraordinary and non-standard, but do not forget about the old granny's toys. Made of papier-mache, cardboard, porcelain, or even foil toys, add to your modern Christmas tree tradition zest. Fashion trend is and jewelry in a single color.

Follow a few simple rules to decorating a Christmas tree:

Do not leave her toys away lightness and freshness.

Toys hang at different branches on the long (5-8 cm) thread, will be visible and toys and Christmas tree.

The brilliant "rain" and garlands of colored lights is best to distribute the top down.

Garlands can be put up without a Christmas tree - to strengthen them on the cornice, chandeliers and lamps.

Inventing dress for a Christmas tree, only one of the stages of creating a New Year's interior. Of the elements such as garlands, wreaths, paper snowflakes on the windows, each of us can make a unique interior. In the New Year setting should dominate the traditional winter colors: green, silver and gold. Red and blue color symbolizes Santa Claus and his granddaughter, the Snow Maiden, also will be out of place. You can add a few feathers, and even colors. This will give your Christmas tree exotic and surprise guests.

Always when decorating the apartment are actual holiday songs. Jewelry made of natural pine needles, cinnamon sticks, dried fruit, pine cones bring in your apartment new flavors. With a few Christmas songs you can do without a Christmas tree. Put bunches of spruce and pine branches in a vase and decorate them with candy, cones, and garlands.

In all this the main decorations are not too clever by half. "The best - the enemy of good", they say. Choose from any one close to you style and follow it around.

Vitvitskiy Alex

PanZicov

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