Tips for Decorating Your Log Cabin for Christmas

You’ve always had a dream of moving to North Carolina and searching for the best log cabin homes for sale in the area. You’ve finally realized that dream, and you’ve been settled into your new home for a while now. 

You’ve made it through the heat of summer, and have gone everywhere possible to see the best fall foliage in North Carolina. And now it’s time to start looking forward to your first Christmas in your new log cabin. Of course, you want to be able to sit by the fireplace, looking out of your window into the white wonderland outside, but you’re also looking forward to decorating your log cabin for your first Christmas, especially the tree itself. 

With that in mind, read on for a few tips to help you decorate your cabin and your tree so that your memories of your first Christmas in your log cabin are fond, magical ones that you’ll cherish for years to come. 

Find the perfect tree

You’ve already seen some commercial Christmas trees you love that your town has purchased from Now it’s time for you to go out to find your perfect Christmas tree. Whether you go to a local lot and buy a live tree or the store to get an artificial one, do it with love, and you’ll enjoy decorating that tree even more when the time comes. 

One quick tip on choosing your tree. Make sure to measure before you head out. The last thing you want is to get your 9-foot tree home, only to find that the ceilings in your cabin are only 7-feet tall. 

Keep it simple

You probably already have decorations for the tree from years past, and that collection has probably grown to astronomical proportions. It might be time to weed through the decorations and go with a simpler design. Look through your decorations and decide on a simple color scheme and then decorate your tree around that scheme this season. From the traditional red and green to the more modern winter wonderland theme, you can’t go wrong with simple when it comes to decorating for Christmas. 

Start with your tree skirt

The tree skirt is the very foundation of your tree and needs to be chosen carefully. You want to choose the right size to go with your tree, and the right color for your color scheme as well. While it can be difficult to choose which size tree skirt is right, the one thing you don’t want to do is choose one that can easily become a tripping hazard for you, your family, or any guests you have in for the holidays. So keep that in mind during your search for the perfect Christmas tree skirt. 

Choose your lights

The days when you had red and green solid lights only to choose from when it came to decorating your Christmas tree are long gone. Now, you can choose from string lights in many different colors. Some blink, some chase each other around the tree, and some are LED lights that switch between colored and white lights. Make sure to choose the right lights for the color theme you’ve decided on for a uniform, festive look. 

These are just a few tips for decorating the Christmas tree in your log cabin this holiday season. Remember, as with anything else to do with fire and electricity, safety needs to come first. So, make sure to inspect your tree and the lights well before plugging in anything. Have a festive holiday season! 

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