Christmas time is an exciting time of the year where close family and friends get together for food, drinks, and laughter. Hosting Christmas events involve a lot of organisation and we’re here to help you today to get organised! Here are some top organising tips to help you get ready to host Christmas!
1. WRITE A LIST
Firstly, write down a list of things to do with an established timeline! Organising your time is important to feel in control of your to-do list to avoid forgetting anything!
2. PREPARE A TRACK LIST WITH CHRISTMAS SONGS
Music will help you to create a great festive atmosphere and to get into the Christmas spirit!
3. CLEAN AND DECLUTTER
Deep clean and tidy your home before any decorating begins. Minimalise your furniture! Get rid of any furniture that you don’t need whilst your guests are staying. This could involve moving ornaments, lamps, side tables to another room to make more space for seating.
4. DECORATE THE OUTDOORS
Your guests need to enter your home feeling welcomed and festive.
5.DECORATE THE INDOORS
You should focus on the interior, in particular, the living and dining room. This is where the majority of your time will be spent with your friends and family. The atmosphere should be warm and welcoming. Make them the highlight of the home. Choose one color or a few ones like a theme and start decorating. Put up the Christmas tree. Put some ornaments on the wall, shelves, coffee table etc…Now for the dining room, set the table with special placemats, colored napkins, binds cutlery with a ribbon, make personalised place cards for your guests. Light the dining room with scented Christmas candles.
6. PLAN YOUR MENU
Plan your menu and ensure that your guests will appreciate the ingredients. Write a grocery list and get your grocery shopping in advance to make space for Christmas food in your kitchen cupboards.
7. NOW TIME TO RELAX AND ENJOY YOUR CHRISTMAS!