Winter has officially hit in Texas. The weatherman today said something crazy about it snowing up above Houston, but none of the flurries making it all the way down. The fact that there could be snow anywhere close to us is just craziness. I don’t really know how to handle it!
One thing I do know, is I love winter colors and decorations. Just like we talked though Fall decorating ideas when decorating doesn’t come naturally – I found this awesome article full of information about getting your home ready for winter in simple, easy steps!
CORT is helping us get ready for the coldest time of the year, with their wonderful article about How to Winterize Your Home with Seasonal Decor.
Start with your fireplace
If you live in a home that has one, consider making your fireplace the center of the room for the winter. You could put a cozy rug and some comfy pillows nearby to make it a warm and inviting place to read books and spend time together.
Re-purpose your Fall decorations
If you still have leftover pumpkins from your Fall decorations, paint them white and create a pumpkin snowman. The CORT blog article about How to Winterize Your Home with Seasonal Decor will show you exactly how to do it, and even has a video linked so you can get the full tutorial!
You can also cover your old Fall decorations with festive glitter and ribbons to give them a fresh, wintery look!
If you have a new home
If you are working on decorating a new home for the winter, don’t worry, there is plenty you can do to decorate your new home, even on a tight budget.
Check out the CORT blog to see exactly how you can make Christmas Cones with pine cones from your new yard. These are always GORGEOUS and a thrifty way to decorate your new home for the holidays!
Instead of focusing on just HOLIDAY decorations, try to put in a bunch of seasonal, winter ones too. This way, your home can stay decorated and beautiful long after the December holidays have passed us by.
What are your favorite ways to decorate for Winter? Be sure to check out the CORT blog for more inspiration! It has become my go-to for simple, decorating advice!