Christmas Holiday Preparations; setting the table for Christmas.

Christmas Home Decorating: A Countdown to the Holidays

The holidays are just around the corner, and that means it's time to start thinking about Christmas home decorating. If you're not sure where to start, here is a countdown to the holidays tasks for getting your home ready for Christmas.  Don't forget to get your free printable checklist to keep your Christmas Holiday preparations on track:

6 Weeks Before Christmas

Deep clean your home. This includes dusting, vacuuming, mopping, and cleaning windows. You may also want to consider decluttering and organizing your belongings. This will give you a clean slate to start decorating with and make your home look its best for the holidays.

Plan your Christmas decorations. Decide which rooms you want to decorate and what type of decorations you want to use. You may want to create a mood board or sketch out your ideas. This will help you stay organized and avoid overspending.

Purchase your Christmas decorations. If you don't already have all of the decorations you need, start shopping now. Be sure to factor in shipping time, especially if you're buying online.

Christmas tree with decorations

4 Weeks Before Christmas

Put up your Christmas tree. This is one of the most exciting parts of Christmas decorating! Be sure to choose a tree that's the right size for your space and decorate it to your liking.

Hang your Christmas wreath and garland. This is a great way to add a festive touch to your front door and staircase.

Decorate your mantel and fireplace. This is a popular spot for Christmas decorations, such as stockings, ornaments, and candles.

Lady making a Christmas Wreath

2 Weeks Before Christmas

Decorate your other rooms. This includes your living room, dining room, kitchen, and bedrooms. Get creative and use your imagination!

Set up your outdoor Christmas decorations. This includes lights, inflatables, and other decorations.

Wrap your Christmas gifts. Start wrapping your gifts early so you don't have to rush at the last minute.

Christmas Presents

1 Week Before Christmas

Test all of your Christmas lights and decorations. Make sure everything is working properly so you don't have any surprises on Christmas Day.

Fluff up your Christmas tree and make any necessary adjustments.

Finish wrapping your Christmas gifts and put them under the tree.

Christmas Decorations complete with ginger bread man

Christmas Day

Enjoy your beautifully decorated home and celebrate the holidays with your loved ones!

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