5 Tips for Decorating your Summer Cottage
If you are lucky enough to have a cottage or a country estate outside the city, and you want to meet this new decade in a warm family circle without too much fuss, this means that it might be worth trying to celebrate the New Year on a hacienda. But how to create that New Year’s atmosphere and decorate your plot and cottage correctly? In this matter, it is important to have only desire with you, and you can and will learn everything else.
How to make a work of art from trees?
Fruit trees grow on any site and cottage and to give them a festive look, you can hang illuminations, decorations and even beautifully decorated birdhouses on bare branches, which will only add coziness.
How to make New Year ikebana?
Illumination helps to give the New Year mood only in the evening, but what about the morning? What will delight the eye throughout the daylight hours? There is a solution: these are New Year's bouquets and wreaths.
You can create them without even having the art of floristry: you just need to have beautiful vases or flowerpots and a number of plants that will bring a New Year mood to your home. Such plants include spruce, derain, large pine cones, viburnum or mountain ash and juniper.Having all these materials, focus only on your imagination and inner vision.
Decorating paths with ice gems
This lesson will be very interesting to do for both you and the children. To create such unusual stones, you do not need to make a lot of body movements: just paint the water with watercolors and fill it into a ball that will be a shape.
After that, carefully place the balls in the freezer, and freeze, and before putting on the snow - remove the ball. These “stones” “live” for a long time if the temperature is below freezing.
An alternative to classic snowmen if there is no snow
If you live in a region where snow is a very rare occurrence, then there is a solution for you! You can just create it from plastic cups!
For this you need plastic cups, glue and jewelry for the face and body of the snowman. Glasses need to be glued in a circle, adjusting the diameter, and then when the frame dries, decorate it in the likeness of a snowman.
How to realize fantasies on the windows?
Windows are a very large space for the embodiment of New Year's fantasies.
You can hang snowflakes, illumination, tinsel on the windows, but if you want a real New Year's fairy tale, remember your children's art and arrange yourself an art therapy and devote yourself to art.