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Decorate Your Holidays with Boxwood Garland

Decorate Your Holidays with Boxwood Garland

The fires are lit, the table are set, and everybody is headed home. It’s time to decorate for the holidays and infuse everyone that walks through your door with the Christmas spirit. Fresh boxwood garland is the perfect greenery to add to your home for the holidays and will instantly give your home the look and smell of Christmas.

Preparing for the Holidays

The natural beauty of garland lends itself to many uses. The best advice for decorating with boxwood garland is to plan ahead. Thinking about garland placement and how much you will need is essential for ordering the right amount of garland to complete your look. Boxwood garland can be used indoors or outdoors, and everywhere in-between, so decide on whether your garland will go indoor, outdoor or both.

When beginning to incorporating your garland into your home, you should focus on your home’s first impressions, the home’s entry point, and striving to find balance with your garland placement and colors. Garland is perfect for use on your mantle, door frame, stair rail, or anywhere you want to add a little greenery. To determine the amount garland needed, measure the railing and increase the amount by 50 percent.. You should also decide whether each room will have it’s own theme and colors or go for a unified color theme throughout the house.

Adding Accents

Boxwood garland is a beautiful, lush, greenery that measures 8 inches wide at most points in the garland strand. The added width of boxwood garland allows for accents to be easily added, which makes it an attractive choice when choosing between garland varieties.

Your greenery should be balanced out with a healthy dose of color in order to get the maximum effect from the fresh boxwood garland. Features, such as lights or ribbons, are easily added to give added focus. Make simple bows from Christmas colors or prints, or add some of your favorite Christmas ornaments to customize for your home’s theme.

Caring for Fresh Boxwood Garland

Boxwood garland tends to look good when dry, however there are a couple tricks to keeping greenery fresh. When receiving your fresh greens, try cutting about 1/4 of an inch off the stem and submerging them in water overnight before decorating. This trick should help keep your greens fresh from Thanksgiving until after New Year’s Day. Be sure that once your boxwood garland is up to mist it with a bit of water every couple of days to increase the freshness of the garland.

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