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Learn how to decorate a Christmas tree - finishing the tree in this video about the holiday.
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I’m Cheri Hennessy. I’m here at the Christmas Attic and we’re here to show you how to decorate truly special Christmas tree. We’ve put on the lights, the decorations and now we’re going to finish the tree up. We’re going to put on the tree topper, the ribbons and the tree skirt under the tree. So let's get started. We’re going to place the angel on the very top. Make sure you can see her and then while we have a ladder up, we’re going to put our Christmas streamers on. You use the ribbon. You figure out for ribbon, a yard is an arm length, about three to four yards to do the double streamer down the tree. And then to make it easy, we’re going to clip it on the top and have it come down. I’m just going to take piece of wire and you wire up underneath your tree toppers skirt. Again, you want to get to the center, you can go to this side and wire up underneath the tree toppers skirt, and tuck your wires under. Now that we’ve got three double streamers on the tree that six pieces of ribbon flowing down from the top, I’m going to how you kind of twirl them and tuck them into the tree. So you start twisting gently and you tuck and then you twist, and you tuck and you twist down to the bottom. Now that we have a tucked in the bottom here, we’re going to repeat this process for the other five streamers. Now I’m going to show you how to make a real easy bow. There are lots of fancy bows but this is simple. Take a little bit, that's how long your streamer is going to be, hold it, do a little bit of a twist, loop, little bit of twist, loop. You can just even kind of scrunch it with your hands together. It doesn't have to be real fancier. We’re just going to have to do three little loops on each side and make a little loop for the center but the magic of the bow and what makes it to look good. If you take your wire and you place it in the center, scrunch it all together and twist. And now you have a little bow that will tie your ribbons and your tree topper together. You just place that on the front. All right now the that you have the bow on, we’re going to finish up and put the tree skirt under the tree and then we’re done. Just pick the red tree skirt, kind of go under here. Set it under the tree. You don't want to put it too far under the tree but to tell you little trick we have here at Christmas Attic, we usually put a box up under so you can actually see the tree skirt a little bit. Otherwise, you won’t see any design that you have on the tree skirt. Now that we have completed decorated this tree, next we’re going to decorate the mantel.