Classic ways to deck the halls this Christmas

These days, our holiday seasons are filled with new technologies: animatronic yard decorations, programmable Christmas trees, and LED wreaths. But while all this innovation is exciting, nothing can compare to the scent of pine and the flickering of firelight illuminating homemade Christmas decorations. So why not make this Christmas—to borrow a modern term—a throwback? Here are some classic ways you can decorate your home without relying on electronics, plastics, artificial materials. These traditional decorations will warm your home in a way nothing battery-powered every could.