Well, January 2010 is here. New Year's Day has passed and the Christmas holiday is over and you're sitting in your living room staring at your Christmas tree thinking gee whiz, when am I going to take that down? As you're admiring your tree and looking at your ornaments, you think, oh, I should dust those. Then you take a glance around the room and you look at all your beautiful Christmas decorations and that is when you notice some of them are a little old and have definitely seen better days. You think, perhaps you should donate some of those and maybe get some new ones for next year. Well, that's a great idea because now is the time to shop for those great deals!
You can find all kinds of beautiful silk and artificial flowers available on websites for sale. If you purchase them now, you can choose how you deal with your new products. You can put them away until next fall when you are starting to get in the mood to create something for Christmas; or even take these slower days in January and go ahead and create something new for next year and pack it away very carefully so that when you pull it out of the closet or box it will look stunning! So many things are available. Nice glittery things, artificial berries and twigs, colorful poinsettias and various types of artificial greens. Anyway, take a look around and go shopping on the Web and discover what is available.
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Now that January has arrived and all the excitement from the holidays has passed and the days are slowing down, you probably have little extra time on your hands. Now you're thinking, what will I do after I put all these beautiful things away and the house looks so plain? Wouldn't it be nice to have something to use to spruce up the house? Well, now is also the time to create a new bouquet. So, go ahead and take a look at some of the natural touch, artificial and silk flowers and plants so you will know about the varieties available. It's nice to pick something and brighten up the rooms. The winter solstice has passed and the days are getting longer, but the light is still not optimum right now to grow most kinds of indoor flowering plants. It is always nice to have little color in the house so go ahead and pick something that you love. You can choose your favorite flower even if it's a summer flower because that's the advantage of using artificial and real touch flowers. You can create a design that normally you have to wait until July or August to make so make with fresh flowers.
It is also a good time to invest in a new vase because many of the vases are on sale. Retailers are getting rid of their old stock and they're trying to make room for new inventory. So take advantage of these sales and go ahead and purchase these things to make your own creations. If you need help in creating something, there are lots of resources to check such as e-books, You-Tube videos where people are making things and showing exactly how to start your own arrangements. It's a fun thing to do during winter when the weather is cold and dreary. You could actually create something new for every room in your home.
Here is another fun and creative project to consider while waiting for winter to pass. You may have floral arrangements that you have had for years. Perhaps it is time to spruce them up or take them apart and use those flowers and mix them in with some new ones that you have purchased. It is amazing what you can do. You'll have a whole new design.
During this time of the year, it's nice to be able to sit and relax and let your creative spirit take the stage. Spend some time in front of your gas fireplace or stock up your wood stove and get cozy. If you live in a warmer climate, find a nice sunny spot where you can relax. You will surely come up with some dazzling ideas to make your home decor more attractive and inviting. You can make new basket arrangements which would make attractive gifts and would be really fun to give to a friends and family members. You could place your new basket arrangement in any room in your home. Anyway, when you consider the many possibilities, remember there are a multitude of long and short stem fillers grasses out there that can be mixed in with your artificial and real touch flowers. You can mix in things that maybe you gathered on one of your hikes or you saved from a special corsage.
Another project to consider is using some of your older artificial flowers to make new eye-catching tree ornaments. It's really quite beautiful to see flowers on a green Christmas tree. I've created a few flower ornaments myself and I really love the way they look on my Christmas tree. You can add glitter and ribbon to the flowers and they are very colorful and attractive. It is fun to mix the real touch flowers with paper flowers. You can even add some of your smaller glass or plastic ornaments to the flowers and create absolutely gorgeous ornaments for your tree or for an ornament exchange. It is fun and challenging to mix these different mediums while creating one of kind arrangements or ornaments.
Go ahead and use your creativity that you have been storing up during December. Time tends to pass a little slower during January. So, take these slow days of January and have some fun while creating new floral designs. Remember, Valentine's Day is just around the corner and you will be busy making arrangements for your mother, daughter, sister, husband, lover, wife or friends.After Christmas Decorating Ideas Using Artificial Flowers
Gail loves to create beautiful artificial flower arrangements. You can find silk, real touch and other artificial flowers on her web site. She wants to help people create there own lovely arrangements and bouquets. You can contact Gail on her web site http://www.silkflowerboutique.com