Primitive Christmas tree ornaments and decoration are characterized with simplicity and the most characteristic feature of the primitive Christmas ornaments is that they are handmade. In the primitive style there are no color or other restrictions but, typically, primitive Christmas trees do not feature multi-colored ornaments. The color concept is restrained to natural colors, traditional green and red, white, sometimes blue. Decorating a primitive Christmas trees means that you do not necessarily buy the decorations or if you buy them, they should be made of natural materials or fabric – wood, pine cones, berries, conifer branches, etc. – and the ornaments are environmentally friendly. The fans of the true primitive style are aware that artificial Christmas trees are not an option. Primitive Christmas trees are living Christmas trees and as an option one can choose a simple pallet Christmas tree.
How to choose primitive Christmas tree ornaments?
Many people confuse primitive style and rustic style and it is quite understandable as these two styles have many similarities and both styles are a good choice for Christmas decor, especially if there are young children in the house. Typical primitive Christmas tree ornaments are the ones crafted from scrap materials like paper, yarn, pack thread or natural materials like cones, leaves, acorns, and even seashells from the sea. Crochet Christmas ornaments also are a suitable choice for Christmas tree decoration in primitive style and if you are skilled at the art of crocheting you can craft snowflakes, balls or other ornaments. Pompoms or other primitive hand-maid ornaments – stars, hearts, etc. are also suitable. Edible ornaments – candy, apples, carrots are another idea for primitive Christmas ornaments and you can use dried citrus slices, cinnamon sticks, bags of spices as tree ornaments. Handmade angles, candles also work with the concept for primitive Christmas decoration, so you see, the choice is really vast.
DIY primitive Christmas tree ornaments ideas
Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year and one of the most magical holidays. Christmas holidays are so special because everyone – from small children to grown-ups – are happily preparing for the holiday. Some people are focused on delicious meals, others – on Christmas fun activities, but without exception, the festive Christmas decor is the first thing that defines the holiday. We selected some gorgeous DIY primitive Christmas tree ornaments ideas which are easy to craft and will not require a financial investment as all you need is some fabric or materials that you can collect when strolling in the park. Some traditional Christmas decorations have survived the ever changing fashions in almost unchanged form – balls, stars, bells – and you can craft them in an afternoon. Use rag strips to wrap balls of various sizes, pieces or wood bark to cut stars or bell shapes, pine cones and acorns can be used creatively as Christmas decorations so you have a magical primitive Christmas decor.