Our Best Tree-Trimming Tips Ever

Longing for a wow-worthy tree? It's totally possible with a few easy decorating tips.

Tired of having the same traditional Christmas tree year after year. Think what you have now and make it go wow with helpful tree decorating tips from Eddie Montgomery, Macy's Department Store visual manager. It doesn't take much to spice up your spruce. First step, squeeze your artificial tree branches. By compressing the branches between your hands, you can create ledges for oversized ornaments which add a lot of impact. You can deck your halls with bells and holly but safe the garland for the tree. Using two to four different kinds of garland, create big drops and long drapes that overlap from branch to branch. Finally, give your tree the ultimate blow by hanging clear and frosted ornaments near lights where they can reflect and shine. With these simple tips, your tree will wow your family and friends and add a little more magic to the Christmas season.