When the inside of your home is Christmas ready it’s now time to focus on your outdoor decoration. This is usually a hard thing to conceptualize. From the huge space outside to the accessible locations for hanging of the decors it truly takes a lot of artistic efforts to get the outdoor decoration done. Here are some tips to make the planning and execution a little bit easy.
Pick a main spot where you can start decorating. The space you need to cover for outdoor decoration is usually huge. Picking one main spot to start your design will ensure that you highlight the best part of your outdoor space.
Check for locations possible hanging locations. When you have determine which spot that you would like to make as the main focal point of your design now its time to check where you can actually hang or attach the decors. The roof lines, hedges and trees, pillars and post, windows and door frames, pathways and planters are often the best spots to cover with lights.
Make it a point to measure. Before putting in your design plan make sure to determine how much light coverage you want. It is a must to make sure that you know the distance of your décor location to the power source.
While the number of lights on one shrub of tree is usually a personal preference it is generally safe to allocate 100 lights for every 1-1/2ft of tree or shrub.
Some more tips for you:
- Use an all-purpose light clip to attach lights on gutters and shingles. Hang the lights pointing up and down and going in one direction.
- Hanging poles will be a good tool to use when you want to hang lights on tall trees if ladders are not an option.
- Deck clips can be use for hanging lights on porch railings
With this easy to follow tips your outdoor décor can be accomplished without any complication.