Modern Traditional Hanukkah Decorations
Hanukkah is the festival of light, that's why its celebration must be full of joy and amusement. Traditional Hanukkah decorations should bring the spirit of love, enlightenment and miracle. There's a variety of different Hanukkah decoration ideas that include table decorations, wall or window decorations etc.
As Hanukkah suggests family dinner table dressing is at the high priority. Table runners printed with yellow stars look very festive and bright, they will lift the mood and inspire Hanukkah atmosphere around the table, as well as colorful dreidel place cards which can be bought in the store or made at home.
Modern candle menorah made on the order of a branch and pained in shiny silver color with nine thin candles will be the most beautiful decoration on the table. Hanukkah cookies in the shape of stars with initials of each guest will please them while hand-made cylindrical paper wraps for the candle holders featuring star punches will turn the table into the masterpiece of Hanukkah design.
The walls and windows can be decked-out with the garland consisting of a string and hand-made glittering dreidels. Yes, dreidel is a symbol of Hanukkah that is very often used as a perfect decorative element in the Jewish houses. For example, paper dreidels perform the function of candy boxes that can be placed all over the house so that the guests could treat themselves whenever they want.
Folded paper stars collected in a garland will be a great accomplishment to the house beautifying. Special attention must be paid on the menorah as one of the main attributes of Hanukkah celebration.
There's an abundance of amazing menorahs in the stores, but making the menorahs at home always contribute to the feeling of connection with Jewish nation and the family.
Sherry glass menorah is an example of hand-made menorah that requires placing silver candies into a sherry glass filled with silver beads as well as a mini-bottle menorah featuring white candle fixed in the small bottle from groceries, filled with beads or colored decorative sand and wrapped with blue ribbons.