Do you believe for the philosophy that says holiday decorating is "the more the merrier" and "the sooner the better." If you have doubts about timing, you might reconsider when to decorate for Christmas after you read this. We've got plenty of Christmas decoration ideas to get you started—all of which make you happy and help you connect with the neighbors.
1. It Could Make You Happier
It turns out that "holiday spirit" isn't just eggnog. People always excited and feeling nostalgia when Christmas comes. Decorating may help connect to positive memories of people who lost their loved ones.
2. It'll Make Your Neighbors Like You
A study found that people are shown photos of houses rated the residents of a home adorned with Christmas decorations as more friendly and sociable versus houses sans decor. If everyone in the neighborhood decorates and you join in, it fosters a sense of community. So, go on, display your wreaths with pride—and maybe surprise the family next door with some holiday cookies!
3. Christmas Desserts
Did someone say cookies? We think early holiday baking is a good reason to dust off that Santa-shape cookie jar. Besides, colorful treats are decorations in their own right. Desserts are one of the best parts of the holiday season, and there's no reason why you can't enjoy them any day of the year.
4. To Show Off, Your, DIYs
Start your DIY Christmas decors! You've got tons of Christmas decorations ideas Pinned, but you don't want to be scrambling to glue and paint things the night before your guests come over. Make a wreath now, decorate ornaments for the annual exchange, and prep a Christmas card display before all the holiday mail starts coming in. We bet you won't be able to resist hanging up your newly made decorations.
5. To Spend More Time with Family
With all the holiday parties and shopping, the season can turn into one big blur. Set aside time for Christmas decorating early so you can relax and truly enjoy this moment with your family before all the craziness starts. Pick a hands-on activity you can work on together, such as a gingerbread house or easy ornaments for kids.