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Whether your decorating tastes tend toward formal, country, or eclectic styles, we've got plenty of ideas for dressing up windows and sills for the season.
Screen your view of the outdoors with an indoor forest of skinny Christmas trees. Anchor the trees in wet sand in galvanized buckets, and add watering cans for a garden theme.
Accent windows with swags of artificial eucalyptus and silk or dried red flowers. To make each swag, bundle stems of eucalyptus, red twigs, dyed-red baby's breath, and bear grass into a small swag; assemble red yarrow into a smaller bouquet and wire it over the swag's stem ends. Tie a bow over the joint and bend one eucalyptus branch to form a hanger to hook over the curtain rod.
Frame a window from inside with miniature lights. Run a strand of lights along the sill and top of the sash, securing it with small pieces of masking tape. Suspend a lighted tree-topper ornament from the sash (or pop a specialty add-on ornament onto one of the miniature lights). Hide the wires with greenery.