How to Turn Your House into a Winter Wonderland

Frolic and play -- indoors -- the Eskimo way by turning your home into a winter wonderland.

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Make the most of the cold weather with these winter activities.

You Will Need

  • Christmas tree
  • Cans of spray snow
  • Clear Christmas lights
  • White, glass, and silver ornaments
  • Various winter decorations
  • Silver bells
  • Pine cones
  • Silver or white candles
  • Candle holders
  • Crystal frost
  • Snowflake gossamer
  • Empty boxes
  • White wrapping paper
  • Ribbon

Steps

  1. Step 1

    Set up a tree

    Spray a Christmas tree with fake snow, and string clear lights around it. Decorate the tree with white, glass, and silver ornaments, icicles, and snowflakes. Add garlands of white, silver, or pale blue ribbon.

  2. Step 2

    Bring the tree to life

    Bring the tree to life by putting decorative red berries, birds, and bird nests in the branches.

  3. Add additional Christmas trees around your house to make an enchanted forest.

  4. Step 3

    Decorate the table

    Lay a white tablecloth across your table, and add small decorations like doves, silver bells, or pine cones. Add light with white or silver candles in candle holders, and spray the holders with crystal frost.

  5. Invest in a nice centerpiece for the table that can be used year after year.

  6. Step 4

    Cover the walls

    Cover the walls of your house with a snowflake gossamer.

  7. Step 5

    Add greenery

    Use green garland as curtain tie-backs, draping it on the tops of windows and across the table.

  8. Step 6

    Wrap boxes

    Wrap empty boxes with white paper and coordinating color ribbons and place them around your house.

  9. Step 7

    Greet your guests

    Place a cutout snowman by the door of your house to greet your guests and welcome them into your winter wonderland.

  10. With a selection of over 50,000 trims and gifts, Bronner's in Frankenmuth, Michigan, is the world's largest Christmas store.

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