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Learn how to decorate a Christmas tree - decorate a mantle to match in this video about the holiday.
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Hi! I’m Cheri Hennessy with the Christmas Attic. We’re going to show you how to decorate a Christmas tree but this time, we’re going to show you how to decorate a Christmas tree and a mantle so that they’ll match together. We’re going to start today by putting lights on to make our garland on our mantle match our Christmas tree. I have a set of multicolored lights and my garland came pre-lit with white lights. So what I’m going to do is put this. I’m taking about half of the length of the lights and I’ll start in the middle and then I’ll take the end and I put the end over here where I’m going to stop. And then I’d take this half and I’ve attached it down here. Just make sure that I have an even amount of lights throughout the garland and I twist and wrap just like you did on the tree, up and down, concentrating on the tips of the garland. Next, we’re going to put the candy garland on to our greenery. I’m just kind of intertwining as garland. Turn it back and forth and then I take the loop and attach it and now we’re going to take that same garland and put it on the tree. We use our hooks just like we did before in putting garlands on. All right, what we’re going to do now is place the gingerbread house on a couple of trunks and nestle it in next to the garland. And as I nestle it in, I’m going to take a little bit of that candy garland and drape it over the top of the house so it looks like its part of the mantle. Next, we’re going to take these ladders and we’re going to create a kind of a little—the elves are going to be decorating our tree and our gingerbread house. So I’m going to place the ladder here to tie the two pieces together, the gingerbread house to the garland and place three more ladders on the tree. And now we’re going to place the elves in fun little positions on the ladders, on the garland, and on the tree. You just adjust their little arms and legs. We’re going add on snowflakes. So snowflakes are going to really add shine to this tree and they have a lot of color and they’re fun. We’re going to continue our candy theme by adding some gingerbread man here in about and some real candy canes. It's fun to have a touch of real candy on the trees. We’ve got just about most of the decorations on the tree. Let me go ahead and add on to the mantle a couple of glass plate stands. I want to pull in some sparkly trees in green and silver and arrange here. All right now, we’ve got the mantle and we’ve got the garland decorated, the tree decorated and I’m going to frost my whole tree with artificial snow. I’m just going to take handfuls of snow and toss them up on the tree and over the house and over the garland and the mantle until everything looks like it was frosted by snow. As you can see, we have our finished product here. Candy Land with snow all over our little gingerbread house. Next, we’re going to be decorating a small tree for a small space with a retro, old fashioned 50’s theme.