Imagine you could ask Dr. Seuss's infamous, Christmas-stealing character, the Grinch, for Christmas decorating tips. He would certainly tell you to overload your circuits with Christmas lights and use an old, rickety ladder to put them on the house. He'd tell you to buy a dry, dead Christmas tree, put out lots of candles wrapped in ribbon and crepe paper, and populate your house with deadly, poisonous plants.
Unless you want the Grinch to steal your Christmas (or at least send you to the hospital), read these Christmas decorating tips to safely show your Christmas spirit and get into the holiday mood. Christmas decorations can be as safe as they are beautiful. Because, you see, even the Grinch learned to see the beauty in Christmas.
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3) Using Ladders to Hang the DecorationsMany Christmas decorations require a ladder to put them on the roof or ceilings. Of course, you should take care when using ladders any time of year. Nobody wants to spend Christmas in a hospital bed, recovering from a broken leg.
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5) Pretty Holiday PlantsHolly and mistletoe long have held a place in Christmas tradition. They have one other thing in common: they're both poisonous. Many other holiday plants are also poisonous, though poinsettias are not. It's a maze of toxic holiday plants out there -- make sure you know what's safe and what's not.
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